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    This is crazy. This morning about 5:30AM, I'm...

    This is crazy.

    This morning about 5:30AM, I'm driving back from San Diego, doing about 80mph in my stock '72. Engine is purring, gauges all indicate normal. All of a sudden the engine just...
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    Vehicle '72 240 Situation - leaking heater...

    Vehicle '72 240
    Situation - leaking heater control valve.

    Has anyone seen a "Tips & Tricks" writeup on replacing this valve? It's kinda trick and I would like to have the experience of someone...
  3. Hi Mike, Sorry for not acknowledging your...

    Hi Mike,

    Sorry for not acknowledging your reply any sooner.

    I took your advice and bought a rebuilt master vac from M/S--they had it to me with 24 hours. Their catalog part number was...
  4. Looks like I have a leaking master vac. Have lost...

    Looks like I have a leaking master vac. Have lost all power boost to the brakes (brakes themselves are OK.) I hear a noticable hiss upon depressing brake pedal (and for some reason, engine speed...
  5. Looks like I have a leaking master vac. Have lost...

    Looks like I have a leaking master vac. Have lost all power boost to the brakes (brakes themselves are OK.) I hear a noticable hiss upon depressing brake pedal (and for some reason, engine RPM...
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    Got a brake problem, probably vaccuum. '72...

    Got a brake problem, probably vaccuum.

    '72 240Z
    Brakes work OK--plenty of pedal. But all braking power assist is gone. When pressing brake pedal, I notice an low hiss (like a leaking air hose)...
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    Hi Mike: Many thanks for you advice. Although...

    Hi Mike:
    Many thanks for you advice. Although you didn't state this outright, may I assume you ALSO agree that this sounds like a vacuum problem?

    Thx,
    Jon
    (and thanks for the username change.
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    1972 240Z. After the car warms--and is...

    1972 240Z.
    After the car warms--and is idling--the RPM will continually fall then rise, but get progressively lower. I have been told that this is caused by a vacuum leak. Would you guys agree?
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  9. Keith: I did three things--all of which were...

    Keith:

    I did three things--all of which were suggested by the good guys in this conference.

    I'm not sure which one worked. But the bottom line is that the thing cranked right up after I did...
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    I'm coming in late on this topic but I thought I...

    I'm coming in late on this topic but I thought I would just post this as general info, since I just went thru this.

    I have a stock '72 240Z. It seemed that my starter was going bad. It would...
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    No emergency, but a request for info.... Stock...

    No emergency, but a request for info....

    Stock '72 engine w/ stock SUs. Engine warmed. At idle, the RPM has a tendency to waiver in cycles a few hundred RPM--say 900, down to 700, then back up to...
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    I have a stock 72 non-California 240Z. The...

    I have a stock 72 non-California 240Z. The manual calls for the timing to be set at 5 degrees BTDC. Since this car is now exempt from CA emissions tests, all the emission crapola has been stripped...
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    Here's yet another reply.... HTML>sounds like...

    Here's yet another reply....

    HTML>sounds like this may be it, the flasher relay unit under the dash on the drivers side, its a silver plug in if I remember correctly. I remember once having a z...
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    Carl, Here is another reply I found re: turn...

    Carl, Here is another reply I found re: turn signals...

    <HTML> I have had problems with my turn signal switch and it exhibited similar problems to what you describe. Something to try is to...
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    Hi Carl, I received this message in another...

    Hi Carl, I received this message in another forum.

    <HTML>early z cars are notorious for turn signal switches that collect dirt.if your signals work normally when you push and hold the turn signal...
  16. Saw your website while looking for info on the...

    Saw your website while looking for info on the 240Z ignition. Could I ask you for some advice?

    Last night, my '72 240Z simply would not start and I had to have it towed home. The starter cranks...
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