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  1. Thread: lowering the Z

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    As someone with a lowered 240Z I have gone from...

    As someone with a lowered 240Z I have gone from tired stock suspension height to new stock suspension (higher than tired old) to so called lowering springs (help, I may have installed the fronts in...
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    If they weren't a soft buffing wheel would make...

    If they weren't a soft buffing wheel would make them shine.

    Hoarder? No. Future and current seller? Yes.
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    Thanks. I'll hold on to the two sets I have for a...

    Thanks. I'll hold on to the two sets I have for a few more years.
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    What are they worth?

    What are they worth?
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    Was on the phone with him this afternoon as he's...

    Was on the phone with him this afternoon as he's looking for some BSR parts.

    Blue - next time keep this sort of thing to yourself....
  6. Bad Dog Parts, Datsun Z car parts and accessories...

    Bad Dog Parts, Datsun Z car parts and accessories

    240z Frame Rails (FRONT) - $220.00 : Bad Dog Parts, Datsun Z car parts and accessories

    240z Frame Rails (REAR) - $138.00 : Bad Dog Parts,...
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    I'm sure Nissan wouldn't mind if we all went back...

    I'm sure Nissan wouldn't mind if we all went back to Nashville in 2015 for the 45th birthday party of the Z. Maybe the new gen Z could be introduced?

    Only problem seems to be that the local area...
  8. Since I sell frame rails for S30 Zs let me put...

    Since I sell frame rails for S30 Zs let me put forth a thought or two.

    The OEM rails started rusting on the boat coming over here. Even so most lasted years and years before they needed to be...
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    It's one of the things I like about being out on...

    It's one of the things I like about being out on a race track - everyone is really, really concentrating, no cellphones, texting, reading, putting on eye shadow or eating and most people are going in...
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    Personal observations and experiences aside the...

    Personal observations and experiences aside the number of accidents has been dropping since 1990 (see this: Motor Vehicle Accidents and Fatalities - The 2012 Statistical Abstract - U.S. Census...
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    I always remember what my uncle said - "there are...

    I always remember what my uncle said - "there are only two types of drivers, the first are the ones who drive so slow you have ride their rear bumper and the second group are always riding your rear...
  12. Or oil is really leaking from the valve cover...

    Or oil is really leaking from the valve cover gasket and into the well.
  13. Thread: Strut movement

    by gnosez
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    I'd check the three (3) nuts holding the strut at...

    I'd check the three (3) nuts holding the strut at the top of the inner fender well first then the TC rod, the wheel bearing nut, then the steering rack bushings and both inner and outer tie rods.
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    The float might be getting hung up on one of the...

    The float might be getting hung up on one of the wound wires used to complete the contact from the float arm.
  15. Race season for me doesn't start until the snow...

    Race season for me doesn't start until the snow leaves so it might as well be next year....
  16. My resolution for 2014

    Drive this more often next year...
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    No can just a few wood blocks with peanut butter...

    No can just a few wood blocks with peanut butter floating in a 5-gal bucket. And a ramp of course.
  18. When I asked Bob Sharp which of all his Zs which...

    When I asked Bob Sharp which of all his Zs which would he chose to drive if he could only have one and he answered without hesitation, "the Z with the 15-inch wide rears" and he followed up with...
  19. John - excellent point. I noticed a different...

    John - excellent point. I noticed a different when we run the 15X7 rears at a vintage event and then the 15X10s at other events.

    Pete and I are building a second engine for the 240 so we can run...
  20. Better if they ran some tests with the same rim...

    Better if they ran some tests with the same rim diameter and then went wider but I understand why they ran the tests like they did.

    Of course changing the diff just might have made those plus size...
  21. Thread: Just wow.

    by gnosez
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    We had a JCR unit and the pulleys had to be...

    We had a JCR unit and the pulleys had to be custom made ($$$). We did the same coil-pack mount bracket when we were making everything else.

    Race car so no chrome. Saves weight.

    AC on this...
  22. Thread: Just wow.

    by gnosez
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    The battery and MC locations kinda gave it away,...

    The battery and MC locations kinda gave it away, no (not JDM)?

    And the 4 bolt camber plates are no longer there along with a different MC. Hmmmmm...
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    Those support points on the frame rails only...

    Those support points on the frame rails only apply if they and the floor is rust free. I have placed them under $300 parts cars and had them break through and into the interior.
  24. Thread: Just wow.

    by gnosez
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    Anything NA (L-series) making 250hp and above...

    Anything NA (L-series) making 250hp and above means you spent more money on the engine than your wife knows about.....
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