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    Just wanted to post a note here to confirm that 240Z extractors will not fit a 240K without serious modification. Reason being the steering gets in the way. Recirculating ball as opposed to rack and pinion.

    I found out the hard way, $270 worse off, let's see if I can sell some Z extractors.

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    JEEEZUZ!!! Lachlan!!! I should have posted it here, but i found out the hard way too. I dont think i was a member of this forum when it happened, as this was almost 17 months ago! What was infuriating, was that a supposed 'expert' on the matter reccomended me to buy a set of 240z extractors claiming: "there's absoloutely no difference, dont worry." Anyway, after ripping the old exhaust system off from the headers down and 'placing' the 240z headers in position i realised. Ended up exchanging them for a genuine 240k set which fit no worries. According to Jim theyre quite rare, so you may be looking at a custom made setup Fantastic and also fantastically expensive. Is it not possible to return yours? Good luck, i hope to hear how the saga goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfadog
    Just wanted to post a note here to confirm that 240Z extractors will not fit a 240K without serious modification. Reason being the steering gets in the way. Recirculating ball as opposed to rack and pinion.

    I found out the hard way, $270 worse off, let's see if I can sell some Z extractors.

    Yeah, Jim has posted that before.

    Don't think you'll have a problem selling the Z extractors.
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    P.S. Tom, How much were the Z extractors and where did you get them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfadog
    Just wanted to post a note here to confirm that 240Z extractors will not fit a 240K without serious modification. Reason being the steering gets in the way. Recirculating ball as opposed to rack and pinion.

    I found out the hard way, $270 worse off, let's see if I can sell some Z extractors.
    Or you could kill 2 birds with the one stone. Just fit R&P steering to the car . I have an R32 steering rack in the garden shed not doing very much.

    (I mean, why have a simple solution, when you can get into all kinds of complex exoic engineering exercises to solve the same problem)

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    Kyteler knew too... looks like everyone knew but somehow nobody looked when I asked!!

    Oh well, the Z extractors are on ebay now - http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....MESE%3AIT&rd=1 - hopefully someone bids, let alone bidding as much as what I paid for them :-/

    Pete, I would love an R32 steering rack. That's the worst thing about the C110 IMO, the steering! I think I'll leave that idea alone though for the mean time

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    Yeah there are a number of different options here, converting to R&P steering would be ideal. In any case i agree, the steering box steering is most definitely the weakest aspect of the 240k.

    Craig, i bought a set of h&m headers to fit a 240z for around $300, from perth exhaust centre. They were just exchanged item for item in the end, no extra cost.

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    Hey Tom, are you saying that the 240K extractors you got were also worth $300? That's good to know if I end up getting some over here...

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    has anyone actually done a conversion on the steering in the 240k yet?
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    There's a bloke the other side of Brisbane who does custom work. A lot of the z guys have had work done and the quality is really good - he even takes into account the motor tune.. the prices were reasonable too.

    I'll find out if you more info if you want Lachlan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gee
    There's a bloke the other side of Brisbane who does custom work. A lot of the z guys have had work done and the quality is really good - he even takes into account the motor tune.. the prices were reasonable too.

    I'll find out if you more info if you want Lachlan.
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    Dunno the name - I'll find out when I'm back in QLD!

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