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    Free rear 240z/260z strut and control arm

    I have had this sitting in the shed for a long time. I couldn't sell it on ebay for $1, so I'll give it to anyone who wants to come pick it up. I really don't want to just throw it out.

    I'm on...
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    You either have to cut the drum backing plates,...

    You either have to cut the drum backing plates, or pull the stub axle. Depends on what type of brackets you have whether you can get away with leaving the stub axles in place. Search on here, and...
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    http://www.rs-watanabe.co.jp/index2.htm One of...

    http://www.rs-watanabe.co.jp/index2.htm

    One of the buttons down the bottom is "Matching" Look up 240zG on the Nissan list and it has the sizing for 15 and 16 inch wheels. Should be able to work...
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    Nissan 6 spokes for sale

    I'm selling a set of 5 rims with 'Z' centrecaps and all the nuts you need, plus a few extras. Some with bald tyres, some without. $150 firm.

    Also, a set of 4 35mm bolt on spacers and longer wheel...
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    Find an amp that can be birdged to around 1x400w...

    Find an amp that can be birdged to around 1x400w RMS at a 2 ohm load, then you can run both subs (assumed to be 4 ohm) in parallel. The other option is to by an amp that will give 2x300w RMS at 4...
  6. I had the same thing. The bushing was too wide,...

    I had the same thing. The bushing was too wide, so I cut it down until it fit. Ended up very tight and snug = no movement.
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    It's used in drifting a bit. One thing to note...

    It's used in drifting a bit. One thing to note is it may help to dab the brakes lightly to get more weight on the front wheels to help with the turn. ie to combat under steer. Someone put the nice...
  8. Thread: Offset help

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    Just for the record. Running a 235 wide tyre on...

    Just for the record. Running a 235 wide tyre on 0 offset rims will just rub on the guards. Lipping the guards fixes this. Running the same tyres on a 12.5mm offset will only just comfortably clear...
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    Seems the closest thing to the old 240Z available...

    Seems the closest thing to the old 240Z available today is the 180SX. RWD hatch, ~1200kg, 2L turbo for poke, and quite cheap all up. Add the custon 240Z front to one and there you go.
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    You can't go wront with rims in the right offset....

    You can't go wront with rims in the right offset. Both the Z crowd and the Ae86 guys will love anything with low offset. Especially if it says 'Watanabe' on the casting.
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    Not as much a toad, but... Paint it green and...

    Not as much a toad, but...
    Paint it green and call it kermit.

    Actially, with the rounder front and round lights, the front is very 911.
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    Use that as a guide, but still rely on the...

    Use that as a guide, but still rely on the dipstick.
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    I had a problem with petrol in the oil. Pulled...

    I had a problem with petrol in the oil. Pulled the mech. fuel pump and found a hole on the diaphram. Let the fuel leak straight into the sump. Didn't really notice until one day I parked on a hill...
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    Car is pretty much sold. Got a deposit from a...

    Car is pretty much sold. Got a deposit from a guy. It's still on carpoint at the moment.
    Cheers
    Scott
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    I made a puller to take mine out. Used a bit of...

    I made a puller to take mine out. Used a bit of flat bar with 2 holes drilled to slip over two of the wheel studs. Welded a big nut to the bar that matched the thread on the end of a slide hammer...
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    Did you try nissan? I have had pretty good luck...

    Did you try nissan? I have had pretty good luck getting obscure parts from them. Even if they do have to ship them in from Japan sometimes.
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    My Z is up for sale

    http://www.classiczcars.com/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=1333

    I was defected by the NSW plod on Saturday for bald tyres and running different rims. 16's front and 14's rear. The car has to...
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    My friend did this to get people from the church...

    My friend did this to get people from the church to out house for a social night (I live in the sticks) By mentioning landmarks and street names etc it was quite easy to follow. Plus they has a...
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    Jekyl or Hyde? Which do you drive?

    I've been think the last week or so about how two-faced my car is.
    It sits quite contently in traffic, doesn't mind the stop/start of the lights, just plods alogn nicely, going witht he flow. Quite...
  20. I have ST springs and Tokico struts and the only...

    I have ST springs and Tokico struts and the only gripe I have is that the springs aren't stiff enough. I'm running a 22mm or 24mm front bar and no rear bar and I don't like how much body roll the...
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    OK, fianlly cracked the diff open. Looks clean...

    OK, fianlly cracked the diff open. Looks clean like a diff should. Had stamped on the ring gear JH 37:10 and a few other letters. I will do a quick search and confirm the ratio. The gears are...
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    PM's sent. Hopefully I will get to the diff...

    PM's sent.
    Hopefully I will get to the diff soon. One of the doors in my vette is now locked and will not unlock so that's driving me nuts at the moment. Wished I had it ready for a cruise at the...
  23. Thread: Rover V8

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    I was hoping a good baffled sump and a better...

    I was hoping a good baffled sump and a better pickup would remedy any problems like that. I know it's off topic, but does he use the triumph 5-speed, or something else like the Supra 5-speed. I...
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    Murph, I just measured the rear strut tube and...

    Murph, I just measured the rear strut tube and it's 51mm. I might get to the diff tonight, but I just got my door locks back for the Vette, so that will be first.
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    R200 is a single spinner of unknown ratio. The...

    R200 is a single spinner of unknown ratio. The plan is to pull off the rear cover and count the teeth.
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