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    leather interior

    I don't know anything about this company but I wish I had when I redid my interior,
    hard to beat the smell of leather.
    https://www.interior-innovations.com/index.php/welcome/product_detail/117
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    I guess I'm thinking about this the wrong way...

    I guess I'm thinking about this the wrong way around, I suppose I should really be changing my 4 stud hubs for 5 stud.
  3. Great job on the blower box, isn't that fun...

    Great job on the blower box, isn't that fun connecting up those 4 hard wire/cables?
    I've done that job 3 times now and hope I never have to do it again.
    You'll like the Honda blower, I found it...
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    Re-drilling 5 stud wheels

    I have a set of BMW Style 5 basket weave wheels,5x120
    and I'm wondering if is possible to have them re-drilled to fit the 4 stud hubs on my Z.
    Has anyone ever done this?
    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Amar, here is my thread on my rebuild,...

    Amar, here is my thread on my rebuild,
    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/open-s30-z-discussions/48360-240z-rebuild-restoration-right-down-shell.html

    I used Charlie's floor pans and rails PLUS...
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    I think Jim has nailed it because the same thing...

    I think Jim has nailed it because the same thing happens to me occasionally.
    When it does happen I have to put the key all the way in then pull it back out maybe a 1/16th" then turn the wheel, the...
  7. VVT? variable valve timing, the s38 engine I have...

    VVT? variable valve timing, the s38 engine I have does not have it, that came on later engines.
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    John, there is not a car enthusiast that is...

    John, there is not a car enthusiast that is cheaper or more stingy than a Z owner.
    Anyone who parts out a Z will find that out very quickly. I have also owned 3 BMW's and although the machine parts...
  9. Blue, THANK YOU, I would love to see your...

    Blue, THANK YOU, I would love to see your bookmarked/favorites list, I'll bet it is a thing to behold.

    SteveJ, I found that thread a couple of days ago, pretty great.

    After going through most...
  10. Blue, you wouldn't have those websites bookmarked...

    Blue, you wouldn't have those websites bookmarked would you?

    Zed, what a great thread! Just read through it and he has done most of the work for me.

    Patcon, believe me, parting the M6 out is...
  11. Thinking about installing an BMW M6 engine in my Z

    I have a 1987 M6 that I have dumped thousand$ into but there is no market for them at the moment so instead of selling it for 30 cents on the dollar I was thinking about keeping the freshly restored...
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    Hey Mark, I was by Whiteheads this afternoon and...

    Hey Mark, I was by Whiteheads this afternoon and your car arrived yesterday I think they said. That is a fine paint job!
    It needs a proper buff but even as it is, stunning. Quite smooth, very well...
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    I have the Kia Sportage seals on my doors and my...

    I have the Kia Sportage seals on my doors and my hatch, I find they work perfectly. The shape of the Kia seal isn't a perfect match but very close
    and I have no water or exhaust leaks. And you can't...
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    It's amazing how good a simple cut and polish...

    It's amazing how good a simple cut and polish will make a car look.
    Looks like you got a good deal.
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    Well done Gus, I have to admit that I really like...

    Well done Gus, I have to admit that I really like the seamless look (headlight scoop to fender) You just don't see it done well very often, yours is the exception. It does make the front of the car...
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    I'm thinking a Spitfire

    I'm thinking a Spitfire
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    Rick, it looks great! Your cable holder is much...

    Rick, it looks great! Your cable holder is much better than the one I hobbled together. Congrats.
    Chris
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    Tom, good on you! I did similar rebuild a couple...

    Tom, good on you! I did similar rebuild a couple yrs back on a 3/70 240Z.
    Really looking forward to more pics.
    I don't think my rust was as bad as yours, keep going.
    Chris
  19. hr369, I used 3M aerosol adhesive and so far no...

    hr369, I used 3M aerosol adhesive and so far no problems and the wrinkles smoothed out.
    Now one of the reasons the headliner is staying put I'm sure is that it doesn't get the full heat from the sun...
  20. jalexquijano, any used springs you are...

    jalexquijano, any used springs you are considering are probably going to have 40 yrs of wear on them and will sit lower than the stock measurement. Why don't you put a .75" or 1" spacer between the...
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    ^ At least the internet is good for something....

    ^ At least the internet is good for something.
    Great news and about time. Looks like they have done a very nice job!
    Not seeing any ripples in those pics, once it's buffed out you are going to be...
  22. Phil, if you look at the back of the bulb socket...

    Phil, if you look at the back of the bulb socket you'll see 6-7 serated teeth that have been folded in, crimped to hold that phenolic disk that contacts the bulbs terminal, it looks like if you...
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    Anyone in Idaho have a camera? We would all love...

    Anyone in Idaho have a camera? We would all love to see some pics.
    If only I was retired, had a trailer and a pocket full of cash.
    Chris
  24. Wow, it has been a while since I updated my...

    Wow, it has been a while since I updated my build, hope I can remember everything.

    I have mounted triple SK carbs, some big air horns and loving the extra power and beautiful induction sound.
    I...
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    Here's my performance pedal, 74149 Only cost...

    Here's my performance pedal,
    74149

    Only cost $4
    Some of the kids in Japan do this to their tricked out rides and I have had one young guy notice at a car show so it was worth it.
    Chris
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