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    Hi Brian: What is the black spot/area on the...

    Hi Brian:
    What is the black spot/area on the hood?
    What are the two black spots on the front edge of the hood?
    Are these current pictures? or the ones from 7 years ago?
    Did you Post an Ad...
  2. I would recommend Option #4. If you have one...

    I would recommend Option #4. If you have one person to help - pulling the dash is really a far easier and better way to go. Trust me - this is not something you want to do upside-down cramped up...
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    I think that as you get older - you are ABLE to...

    I think that as you get older - you are ABLE to pay for higher quality and better service.

    With the disclaimer - - There is no longer the more or less direct correlation between Price and...
  4. If you used the old one for 45 years - time to...

    If you used the old one for 45 years - time to treat yourself to a new one. AMAZON or SEARS..
    Sears.com

    FWIW,
    Carl B.
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    Who in their right mind would sell that Z for...

    Who in their right mind would sell that Z for $2500.00? Expect family members to sue you - saying that their relative was out of his mind. That or Phil Spector will show up claiming it was his… LOL...
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    Cheap Junk - comes from the "businesses" that buy...

    Cheap Junk - comes from the "businesses" that buy it from the factory - and resell it in the retail market.
    High Quality - comes from the businesses that buy it from the factory - and resell it in...
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    Believe it or not - but that difference in R & L...

    Believe it or not - but that difference in R & L front wheels - was very common. Most people didn't notice it - until they went to a larger wheel/tire size.. LOL Some of it could be adjusted out by...
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    Looks like a good ZCar for someone.

    Looks like a good ZCar for someone.
  9. I've always used lacquer thinner.. Carl B.

    I've always used lacquer thinner..
    Carl B.
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    I hope he sells them - it will make my set worth...

    I hope he sells them - it will make my set worth that much more… LOL
    Although the Part number seems to be good - I wonder if there are really many more in Nissan's Stock.


    Carl B.
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    Your friend that does the body and paint work -...

    Your friend that does the body and paint work - did a really nice job on the floorpans. That's a real good friend to have when you undertake a project like this. Keep the photo's coming …

    Carl B.
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    Yes - as original equipment production in 5/71...

    Yes - as original equipment production in 5/71 had metal fans. However, given the reasons for the change to the lighter weight plastic fan's - It is a good idea to replace the metal fan's with the...
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    That also would still allow confusion - and both...

    That also would still allow confusion - and both the Series I and Series II were produced in 1971.

    FWIW,
    Carl B.
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    Also keep in mind that it may not be the cap. I...

    Also keep in mind that it may not be the cap. I can be the seal between the tank filler neck and the cap. These filler necks get pretty brittle with age and they can crack as well at that interface.....
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    Back to the Original Post - from the pictures...

    Back to the Original Post - from the pictures provided - that looks like a very solid example - and would most likely be fun to fully restore at this point. It will be interesting to see where the...
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    Chris: We avoid using Nissan's terms - because...

    Chris:
    We avoid using Nissan's terms - because they allow confusion as to the specific's of the exact model being discussed.

    I'm pretty sure most of the Model Introduction Service Bulletins for...
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    The fact that Nissan and their Authorized Dealers...

    The fact that Nissan and their Authorized Dealers here in the US sold the same model 240Z as 1970 and 1971 "Model Year" vehicles; then introduced yet another "Late Model Year 1971" vehicle - - - ...
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    Julio - what radiator are you running? Has it...

    Julio - what radiator are you running? Has it been pulled, flow tested or re-cored lately?
    By all means, do a pressure test on the radiator and cap first.

    Carl B.
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    Jeff - ZTek has a battery hold down for the OEM...

    Jeff - ZTek has a battery hold down for the OEM Battery. I sent him a copy of your drawing/model - and ask if he had anything like that for the Optima. Must say he makes some very nice pieces.....
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    See:...

    See:
    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/electrical-s30/29889-battery-bracket-red-optima-battery.html#post249206

    Carl B.
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    Red Top in the White 72 - somewhere in this...

    Red Top in the White 72 - somewhere in this forum, I believe one person posted a diagram that shows how to build a custom top battery bracket for the Red Tops.

    Interstate - in the Blue 72
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    Beautiful Job Namerow - - I'll bet you had...

    Beautiful Job Namerow - - I'll bet you had several enjoyable hours doing that.
    Had to laugh however - I had to put the "loops" back in cables from a 70- for my 72…

    Carl B.
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    Hello AMelbye: Honestly - I think your budget is...

    Hello AMelbye:
    Honestly - I think your budget is way to low at this point. $5K to $10K will only get you a 240Z that needs a lot of attention. Most of the items on your list…

    FWIW,
    Carl B.
  24. 1 3/4" inlet/outlet is pretty close to what the...

    1 3/4" inlet/outlet is pretty close to what the OEM muffler is - so unless there was something inside that second muffler that had collapsed.. or was shutting the exhaust flow off almost completely ...
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    non-factory headlight covers.. in a Datsun...

    non-factory headlight covers.. in a Datsun Commercial?
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