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  1. Thread: It hit the wall

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    Siteunseen- That is a 71 (is/was) owned by Mark...

    Siteunseen- That is a 71 (is/was) owned by Mark Ralston located in Austin, TX. 1971 Datsun 240 Z- Classic Import & Tuner Car - Super Street All Pages
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    I did read a lot about how well JB weld holds up...

    I did read a lot about how well JB weld holds up on gas tank repairs. And I have used JB weld on intakes in the past. And I have some in the shop. And it would be a repair I can do on my own.
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    I am going to buy a brazing setup and give that a...

    I am going to buy a brazing setup and give that a shot. I have a car builder friend that is going to supervise....He does good work so I think it will be a success. Thanks for the advice and the...
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    I have used jb weld many times but never in or...

    I have used jb weld many times but never in or around fuel. I do like the idea of brazing it back together. Here is a pic of the break; right there next to my favorite liquid.....




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    I broke my carb....sad day in the garage.

    I haven’t started the car in a few weeks (due to traveling) and I wanted to hear the car purr. But the #3 carb was gushing out gas…..not dripping. I mean shoot, just two weeks I was hauling butt up...
  6. I have been working the issue for the past days...

    I have been working the issue for the past days and have made progress. BLUF. The linkage was binding and timing was off (for triple webers). I bought the universal set from Pierce Manifolds and...
  7. First of all I appreciate the feed back and tips....

    First of all I appreciate the feed back and tips. From what I am reading to what I am seeing on my setup it leads me to believe that I have a binding issue. So I am going to replace the linkage. I...
  8. I have the SK airflow meter and I have the carbs...

    I have the SK airflow meter and I have the carbs sync'd within 0.5. And I am planning on installing the O2 sensor and AFR reader next month. I will be researching those products in the next few...
  9. I drove the car for about 3 hours yesterday...

    I drove the car for about 3 hours yesterday adjusting the idle mixture screws and ever so slightly...meaning less than 1/2 turn total the throttle plate screws to get a 1000 rpm idle. During the...
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    Being in Texas......not really worried about it....

    Being in Texas......not really worried about it. But I was thinking it being behind the shock tower and up on the wheel well that it would not get too much road splash. This picture shows where I...
  11. Wish I could report that I made good progress...

    Wish I could report that I made good progress but........nope can't say that. I only got a few runs before life got in the way. Didn't get much done at all. This weekend is mine right up to the...
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    Here is a pic of the BLUESEA ST blade fuse block...

    Here is a pic of the BLUESEA ST blade fuse block PN 5025. Six positive connections...three for the lights and signals; three for the stereo and amps.



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  13. Thanks for the replies. The fuel tank level was...

    Thanks for the replies. The fuel tank level was 3/4 full when I started driving that day. Ended up with a 1/4 tank and experienced the same issue through out the drive. I'll open up the idle...
  14. My engine builder looked at them and told me they...

    My engine builder looked at them and told me they looked great. The plugs have that milk chocolate appearance of a good burn.
  15. 40DCOE-18s installed on 3.1 stroker tends to die upon deceleration

    Hello Gents,

    As the title states I am experiencing some issues during deceleration when coming to a stop using the gears. I can put the car in neutral and it stays running. But when I use the...
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    Welcome to the Z community! I am also here at...

    Welcome to the Z community! I am also here at Fort Hood AKA "The great place" as you well know by now (we get told that everyday!!!) I almost went V8 but decided to go with a 3.1 stroker. It...
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    just a quick update.......first of all the keg...

    just a quick update.......first of all the keg was replaced...twice already. Since I had the head off I went ahead and sent it to the machine shop. Since the head was off I might as well yank the...
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    Retro car kings segment on fairlady z

    What a neat segment It focused on a Japanese restorer of Fairlady Z's. Beautiful work . One of his comments fits with comments I have seen in this community. It is totally wrong to modify or go...
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    I just took off the oil pan. Good thing I did...

    I just took off the oil pan. Good thing I did because whatever was coating the inside of the pan is flaking off big time. But that is the least of my worries....the head gasket stuck to the front...
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    The attempt at putting the tensioner back on...

    The attempt at putting the tensioner back on failed. The springs was already off the shaft. Off the comes the cover. Really it is a good time to work on a car here in Texas. Put in the garage,...
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    Timing Chain Tensioner

    Is there any way to reinstall the tensioner without removing the front cover? I am asking this for a friend.....He is always getting into trouble with his car. I mean this friend is fearless. He...
  22. It was the accelerator rod sticking. Yanked em...

    It was the accelerator rod sticking. Yanked em out and gave them a good cleaning. Now to get some new gaskets and such then put everything back together. Oh and will get the stronger return...
  23. thanks for the link.....hope the mystery oil...

    thanks for the link.....hope the mystery oil solves the stuck rod. Yeah have fun with that line.....
  24. accelerator rod

    I took the tops off and look at the accelerator pump rod assy....they are stuck; won't move. The other carb's rod assy is free and I can lift it up and it drops freely. The return springs are ok. ...
  25. Weber Carb 40 DCOE throttle linkage at idle speed screw

    I bought these from a acquaintance type who said the car was running fine with these carbs. They have been sitting for two years. I am getting ready to install them and came across the linkage...
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