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    seems more like the spring mechanism that is on...

    seems more like the spring mechanism that is on the non locking side is given up.
    Just wondering if anyone has had this happen, and or what can be done to fix it. Like i said, i might try putting...
  2. Thread: L24 woes

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    L24 woes

    So I'm getting my summer projects picked and figured, and the l24 is up there at the top of the list.
    I have found that there is a bit of oil consumption, and some blue smoke on hard acceleration....
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    Im using the "su" oil from MSA, and my plugs are...

    Im using the "su" oil from MSA, and my plugs are fine. I'm fairly sure air is leaking right on past the throttle shaft, as when i give it a little bit of propane, rpm changes. I'm thinking I may just...
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    if fueling was an issue, would it not affect at...

    if fueling was an issue, would it not affect at all speeds, and loads. This is kinda a specific range. When cruising in 4th no real issues, and hard throttle no issiues. But it just starts backfire...
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    Part throttle issues.

    Despite my best efforts, i cannot seem to get them to run as one would hope they should. At hard throttle, i have zero issue, and at idle and very light throttle, i have no issue, but part throttle...
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    when i sit in the seat, the side that does not...

    when i sit in the seat, the side that does not have the locking mechanism leans back, while the other side is locked in place, and not moving.
    They are very much snug and are not the issue. Its the...
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    seat mechanism

    So my seats have been driving me insane.
    I have restored them, and love having the original look seats in it, but have had issues with the mechanism. The locking side is just fine, and holds well,...
  8. Well, the spacer more looks like it was left...

    Well, the spacer more looks like it was left over, as no serious damage was found, just excessive backlash. The new diff solved that issue, and the clunk that came along with it. More of a shim than...
  9. Noise diagnosis, and Mustache bar issues.

    So i have been chasing a noise for a while now in my car.
    Along the way, discovered my diff was rather sloppy, opened it up, and found a spider gear spacer just hanging out in the housing. Never...
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    I can feel the nose when i touch the suspension...

    I can feel the nose when i touch the suspension upright in the rear. I plan to tear it all apart soon, but would love to knwo if anyone has any experience in this. Thank you.
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    I have replaced the ujoints in the driveshaft,...

    I have replaced the ujoints in the driveshaft, and will be replacing the ones in the half shafts soon. Its more a noise, kinda able to feel it. seem to be coming from the rear suspension. The noise...
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    Help. Cannot find noise.

    My 70 240z has a hell of a noise. From a stand still, it ratchets, about 4-5 times. Once on throttle, no more noise, but it occurs if i let off throttle, and then back on.
    Its not there at any...
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    Ended up going with a custom set up. Had a...

    Ended up going with a custom set up. Had a magnaflow resonator installed midpipe, and a dynomax super turbo out back. May eventually move it also over to a magnaflow. But right now, its awesome. Nice...
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    Never did work properly for me. Pertronix was...

    Never did work properly for me. Pertronix was always there, and got tuned up by a good shop early on for me.
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    Bouncing tach

    Yes. I know that there are many threads about this. They all seem to say multiple things however, and i figure might as well get it straight.
    I have a pertronix installed, and a 3 ohm coil....
  16. Thread: Cooling fans

    by caltanian
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    I have ordered a 2 row aluminum radiator, and two...

    I have ordered a 2 row aluminum radiator, and two 2 Spal 12" fans.
    Would love to see some progress photos Mike W. Looking forward to having more cooling than I need.
  17. Thread: Cooling fans

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    Cooling fans

    Looking to hang a new aluminum radiator and put two 10" fans on it, as it seems they are about as big as you can double up on.
    I plan to put one on a thermal switch, turning on at 180, and the...
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    Looking for input on exhaust ideas.

    Looking to replace my current exhaust system. Appears to be a shoddy header (6 into 1) with rust and flaking and a msa booger welded together exhaust. Its loud, and drones like crazy at 3k and above,...
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    Needle question

    Having searched around a ton, and read a bunch of reports, I keep seeing mixed messages about SM needles. Did a clean and refresh on my SU's this weekend, and installed the SM needles that came with...
  20. I think the easier way to word it is where do i...

    I think the easier way to word it is where do i plug the wires from the defrost in? For the life of me, I cannot find where they plug in.
  21. Done and done. It's a 1970 240z

    Done and done. It's a 1970 240z
  22. Wiring. Blower motor and rear window defrost

    The PO of my vehicle did me no favors with electrical. The wires behind the heater control panel are a total mess. So I am slowly working on solving what's what and cleaning it all up.
    For a while...
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    So went out with a power probe, and started doing...

    So went out with a power probe, and started doing a little seeking. Gave it a ground, and lo and behold its bright again. The wire must have just moved strangely, or something but that fixed it..
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    Dim headlight

    Took off today and found that the passengers side headlight is dim. This is strange and sudden, as I have installed the relay upgrade as well as headlight upgrades, and have had no issue for almost a...
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    The noise is only on the moment one stops and...

    The noise is only on the moment one stops and then takes off again from a stop. can be a few noises, almost progressive in nature.

    The door is clearly going to take quite some work.
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