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    I finally have a drivers door that stays closed. I fabricated a spring for the door lock, now I just have to adjust the closing, but I'm back on the road without a swinging door!
    '72 240Z, lotza 280Z parts on it

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    Received payment (wire transfer from Norway) today. So my 240Z is officially sold. Will grace my garage for a while yet while shipping is arranged.
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    Smile

    Last night I decided to do something productive and cleaned the side of the engine up. Sorry about the poor quality pics.
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    Last edited by CW240Z; 11-05-2011 at 09:11 PM.
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    Default Snake Museum

    I know it's not Z related (Maybe S related), but had a nice time at the Open House at Don Prudohme's shop here in Vista. Got some very cool pics
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    HLS30-02614 in the Cocoon
    HLS30-40147 Very Yellow Daily Driver
    HLS30-40498 Next resto
    SPL311-27444 It lives
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    Looked at making a locking gas cap for my 240Z from an OEM gas cap without modifying it by putting in a metal insert and running a lock through it. If you use a small key lock like is used on a car cover it will fit through a gap in the top of the OEM gas cap handle without modifying it at least the one I have does. See picture for what the metal needs to look like. The piece of metal would need to be about two inches wide to prevent the gas cap from turning and would need to rest between the back of the gas cap area and the gas cap handle. Might have to put some rubber on the door and the metal insert to prevent the lock from banging on it. Should work and be very cheap to make though not as secure as an OEM locking cap I imagine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikes Z car View Post
    ... not as secure as an OEM locking cap I imagine.
    Mike
    There's no such thing as an OEM locking gas cap for an S30. However, JDM market cars came standard with locking gas doors (keyed to the same key as the other external locks) from the beginning of production. Other export market cars (UK, Australia, maybe others) also had them as standard equipment.

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    Default Paint!

    Finally got to the fun part. Rick on the spray trigger. Click link for higher rez. This is the first coat going on.

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    Default GlamourClear clear coat

    This is what it looks like after the clear coat and before buffing. The car was sealed, painted green, and clear coated in about 10 hours on Saturday.

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    Knock it off Lee. You're seriously making me hate my decision to sell the green bean, that I sold last year. That green started to grow on me and now I miss it a bunch.

    Looks SWEET brother.
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    Looking fantastic Lee. Thanks for sharing the pics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zs-ondabrain View Post
    Knock it off Lee. You're seriously making me hate my decision to sell the green bean, that I sold last year. That green started to grow on me and now I miss it a bunch.

    Looks SWEET brother.
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    Thanks Dave and Jeff. I was seriously thinking about flying up to Washing to buy the Green Bean Dave!
    Starting to see more avocado-ish color cars. Chip Foose has a paint code that is close and Hyundai has a green which is a bit lighter.
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    Hemisfear Lime Pearl, Mallard Green and Envy Green. I like the Hemisfear Lime Pearl.....
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    The old girl has been put away for the long, cold winter. The fun of living in a Northern climate!
    At least I can still start it up once in a while and listen to her purr, along with the howling wind.
    '72 240Z, lotza 280Z parts on it

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenZZZ View Post
    This is what it looks like after the clear coat and before buffing. The car was sealed, painted green, and clear coated in about 10 hours on Saturday.
    That looks great! Makes me want a green one!
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    I'm diggin' the green - I just don't understand why the fenders and headlight buckets were left on for painting when everything else was removed? Oh well - doesn't matter - she is going to be pretty either way! Keep us in the loop.
    Life's a journey; enjoy the ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Travel'n Man View Post
    I'm diggin' the green - I just don't understand why the fenders and headlight buckets were left on for painting when everything else was removed? Oh well - doesn't matter - she is going to be pretty either way! Keep us in the loop.
    They weren't. The are just hanging there moved forward about 6 inches. You can kind of tell from the shots from the rear. There is a 3/8" air gap between the fender and the headlight bucket as well so all should assemble w/o paint seems.
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    Where in Norway?Byers name,Finland wont him To JAE Meeting 2012.

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    Took some suspension parts out. Clean and powder coat next.
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    Saturday the 12 was a beautiful day here in the Burg. so I decided to get the car out for one last time this fall/winter, I had already put it away for the winter. I took it for a spin to a cemetery (Homewood) to take some fall foliage and grave stone pictures with the car. The cemetery has some very impressive and old grave sites. The images that are in B&W were taken with a converted D60 Canon camera to infrared. Except Color - 007 (last one) it was converted to B&W from color. Hope you all like.
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    Great pics Michael. Thanks for sharing them.
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    I can see a "Night of the Living Dead" moment, with all the Z ombies chasing you down all saying the same thing. Z Z Z Z Z. They then grab your keys and get in the car and take off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brubaker View Post
    I can see a "Night of the Living Zed" moment, with all the Z ombies chasing you down all saying the same thing. Z Z Z Z Z. They then grab your keys and get in the car and take off.
    Fixed that for you
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    Much better. Thanks.

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    Default North Georgia Leaf Drive

    Sunday ten cars from the Georgia Z Club took a circuitous 125-mile drive through the North Georgia mountains to Amicalola Falls State Park. The weather was great and the roads were fun. The leaves were a little past their prime, but still nice. All told, I put 240 miles on my Z, the most she has seen in one day in over 20 years.
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    Default Did a little baking

    POR-20 basted on exhaust manifold at 350 for 15 minutes...

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    Dialed in my Schneider cam and boy my arms are tired!
    Also dropped off my subby STI diff-flange to be redrilled to accept my driveshaft- can you say LSD!
    Squeezed in some time on my Mikuni CAI
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    Put in a clutch master & slave cylinder. The slave cylinder literally fell apart while I was driving. Now if I can just figure out the trick to loosening up the drum pads to change the wheel cylinders then all is good
    '78 280Z -- "Where did all my oil go?"

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    Delete: misread the problem
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    I picked up the block, pistons and the crank from the machine shop today I know what to do the next weekends to come


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    Took here to work for the first time, as it was a nice crisp sunny day. Many oohs and aahs were heard as I showed her off during the day.

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    Went 114MPH on SH 249 between FM 1960 and Louetta on Thanksgiving Day. I was in 5th. I had my foot in the well, I don't think it had anything else left in it, does this seem normal?
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    Do you know where my Grandpa's 240z is? He sold it around 1994. I think it was a 72. It was orange with black interior and some sort of scissors style aftermarket crank up sunroof. I think it was sold to a fellow pharmacist and I think he was from Egg Harbor Wisconsin. At the time the car had between 32-36k original miles. He sold it for the lowly sum of $3000-$3500. My grandpa passed away a few years ago and I would like to know its whereabouts.

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    All depends on your tire height, diff ratio, what tranny, engine size and mods, cross-winds, weather, altitude. etc, etc.
    114 MPH is respectable for a stock 280Z. The same motor, trans and diff in a 240Z would bring a higher top speed in a 240Z as they are a little lighter.

    I've personally done 130 MPH in my 240Z with a rebuilt 2.6, stage 2 cam, 6-into-1 header, 2.5" exhaust and turbo muffler, ZTherapy SU's, 79' 280ZX 5-Speed trans, 3:90 LSD R200 diff, 17"x 9" Rota RB's with 275/40ZR17 Hankooks, etc, etc.

    Light weight, strong motor, Optimal weather conditions @ 200ft above sea level, etc, makes for great top speeds.
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    A couple days ago took 30855 to the paint shop. :-)
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    Started the process of swapping my stroker motor from my street car to my track car. The stroker is out and stripped to the short block. Lots of cleaning and little details to take care of while the motor is out. I'll miss the wonderful power of the L30 on the street but with a built head and a set of 44s it's going to be a blast on the track.
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    Still selling off the remaining spare parts - 4 boxes to the post office today.

    Received word that my former Z is still here in the states, the ship doesn't sail until next Monday. Then about a month to Norway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Galaxybj View Post
    A couple days ago took 30855 to the paint shop. :-)
    Funny, got mine out on Thanksgiving day!

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    Replaced a leaking wheel cylinder(time for disc conv. ugh), new spark plugs, oil and filter, new front brake pads and lastly replaced my headlight switch thanks to Zs-onthebrain.
    '78 280Z -- "Where did all my oil go?"

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    Finally, 4 months to the day I won her on ebay, I finally got the title from the seller. She is finally titled and registered in my name!!!
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    One of these springs was bad... but I can't tell which one, so I replaced both! I wanted to thank Bruce and Pam at ZTherapy for sending me those springs. Now I can finally get those carbs tuned properly

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    Nothing! Mine's been in the shop for almost 10 weeks!

    The original motor has either 150,000 or 250,000 miles (probably the latter) and has been acting "tired', so I've decided to go ahead and swap in a turbo motor (and 5-speed transmission). A "friend" of mine said he would do it as he specializes in engine swaps. Well last I heard he hasn't touched it. Every excuse in the book.....the turbo motor was late getting there....his dad died....he's been overwhelmed by work....he's been sick. Driving me crazy! I know I don't drive it much this time of year.....but I want my car back!!
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    Without kids, Christmas night is pretty quiet, especially since after dinner I was about as stuffed as the turkey when it came out of the oven. Vowing to end this year right as a prelude to next year, I went ahead and ventured into the garage.

    Several months ago I bought new foam & seat covers for the 260Z. They collected enough dust. I went after the passenger seat first. The PO installed a CD changer under the seat, making it a bear to get to the back bolts until I managed to wrestle the box out. I was amazed at how easy it was to remove the seat. I removed the back from the bottom and had my wife take a video of me removing the back, so that I could have a reference if need be. I just cut & tore off the back cover to reveal the nearly 40 year old foam and jute. I got the rings off the at the headrest and tossed the old cover and seat foam. The new seatback foam is resting on the frame now. Tomorrow, I will attack again in earnest. I hope to have at least one seat done tomorrow after the mandatory after Christmas retail trip. Fortunately, I think there is only one store on the agenda.

    It felt so good doing something meaningful to the car again.

    Merry Christmas, all.
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    Didn't do anything directly to the z but I did get my new 75k BTU gas furnace bolted to the 11ft ceilings in my garage. That wasn't much fun. Now I just have to run the power, gas, and ducting tomorrow and I will have a warm place to work/hangout this winter. It's about 20 degrees in there right now. Can't wait.

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    Fortunately, it's quite a bit warmer in Georgia, so a simple kerosene heater works for me.
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    SteveJ, I would love some warm weather up here, but unfortunately, that won't happen until May. Hope with a warm garage that I'll be able to make some good progress on the '78. We just hauled the last two pickup loads of z parts back from Montana, where they were stored in my Dad's barn. I finally have all my car in one place. No I just have to reassemble them all.

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    The passenger seat is done. I think it looks pretty good for a beginner using parts from different sources. The seat foam came from Banzai Motorworks. The seat covers came from Black Dragon Auto.
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    You cut off some of the part #. Please send a pic of the full part number
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    I did the driver seat in the 260Z today with the help of my next door neighbor, a fellow car nut. My head brushes the headliner with the thick foam in place. Both of my Z cars had worn out seats, and I had no idea what new foam was like (other than in a new car). Even my wife seems more willing to ride in the car.
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    Man, that is purdy!! Been doing the same thing, but mine does not look as good as yours..Inspires me to be more anal..lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnbell47 View Post
    Man, that is purdy!! Been doing the same thing, but mine does not look as good as yours..Inspires me to be more anal..lol
    Thank you. I think a big part of it was having good help. That made things a LOT easier.
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    Im starting to understand what everyone living in snow areas go through each winter now...

    We have not had any snow for about a week and a half so...its time to get the Z out.

    1. Replace brake booster. - Done

    2. Oil change. - Done

    3. Realized wiper blades are falling apart, Replace. - Done

    4. Noticed how DIRTY my baby was, Washed. - Done

    5. Go for a much needed mountain drive! - Done!

    oil change and brake booster look at that coat of dust from sitting in the garage! cant have that!


    All washed up and ready to go..


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    Well, I got the new garage furnace all plumbed and it works like a charm. With the garage doors insulated, it was about 60 degrees in no time. I got my rear brakes disassembled and ready for overhaul. I also started cleaning up the the fuel system and brake hardlines. It's so nice to have a warm place to work. Gonna be a good winter.

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    Cleaned out the garage, got some parts to sell and more room for fixing
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    Discovered that the alternator had gotten loose. Tightened it up, and was amazed how the voltage climbed from near 12V to over 14V on the gauge. That explains why it seemed like the battery kept losing its charge, the car was running off of the battery only....
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    Two things:
    1) Had a short visit with James (Zealous) this morning,
    2) took delivery of my neighbor's 72 from the paint shop this afternoon.
    It had to be towed because the engine wouldn't start, (no spark). Will look into that later after doing some re-assemby. Will post some progress pics once I start working on it.
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    Thanks Julio, really appreciated the visit and advise. The welding class was pretty good, I stayed on practising more welds after.
    Cheers

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    James,

    That's good. Looking forward to seeing progress on the repairs. About a million years ago when I was in college, I took metal fabrication courses.
    I recall my instructor saying that you were not an engineer till you did two things; cut and joined metal with fire...

    I was never good at welding, but truely respect those who are...
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    Sent my carbs for rebuild and linkage plus fuel rail for plating off to Z Therapy.
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    -12 Wind Chill and dark. Replaced a fuel pump and replaced all fuel lines in the fuel rail and to the injectors on a '76.

    Used a hair dryer to soften the rubber due to the cold.

    Purred like a kitten. Shame about the hot pink colour and smell of 12 dead mice inside.

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    I buttoned up my stroker, installed it and hooked most everything up. Tomorrow is carbs and test drive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue View Post
    -12 Wind Chill and dark. Replaced a fuel pump and replaced all fuel lines in the fuel rail and to the injectors on a '76.

    Used a hair dryer to soften the rubber due to the cold.

    Purred like a kitten. Shame about the hot pink colour and smell of 12 dead mice inside.

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    I little warmer an dryer here in Seattle today so I took advantage of the weather (no garage) and replace the broken drivers side door handle. What a pain in the arss, Again my right hand is scratched up and bleading, but it's nice to not have to go around to the passangers side of the Z to get in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue View Post
    -12 Wind Chill and dark.

    Now I know why you use the name blue - it is not the color of your car but your skin color in the frigid north.
    That hair dryer has its work cut out for it. Just looked at the 10 day forecast for Halifax, man that is cold.
    Cheers and stay warm!
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    Pulled my rear bumper yesterday - getting ready for triple dip chrome. Replaced license plate lamp assembly (finally all lights working correctly!!). Tomorrow to remove the DL headlight assembly and work on adjustment screws. Pulled wiper motor today and installing Honda upgrade (thanks to Dave for the wiring harness) tomorrow.
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    Updated my Z photo album.
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