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    mostly even, a bit more on the inside. I...

    mostly even, a bit more on the inside.

    I pulled the wheels tonight and the rear inside bushings on the control arms have some movement. More so on the right side. Time for new bushings. Thought...
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    Right rear tire wearing faster

    My right rear tire is wearing noticeably faster than any of the other tires. Probably 30% faster wear than the drivers side.

    The car tracks straight, I can take my hands off the wheel and go for...
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    I just checked the resistance on the coil and...

    I just checked the resistance on the coil and found it was .8 across the primary and 4.3 across the secondary. The specs list .355 and 4.4 so the primary resistance seems to be a lot higher than it...
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    egad! Is that what those go for now? Yikes,...

    egad! Is that what those go for now? Yikes, maybe just a brake upgrade then :)
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    There is a return line ( I should check it...

    There is a return line ( I should check it tonight to make sure it isn't plugged or restricted ). The tank is vented.

    I've got a basic infrared thermometer, I think I'll put it in the car and the...
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    That was a good one I read sometime back where...

    That was a good one I read sometime back where someone warned that the urge to honk at the people that seem oblivious because they are moving so slow in front of you can sometimes have the unwanted...
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    I guess I should have kept the Monza 'muffler' on...

    I guess I should have kept the Monza 'muffler' on the car, that said "here I am" a bit more, except then after driving for the hour to get to work with the window down my left ear would be ringing a...
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    I wondered about the gas some as the problem does...

    I wondered about the gas some as the problem does fluctuate but right now the weather fluctuates a lot too so I wasn't able to nail it down completely. A 72 degree day with a breeze makes it a lot...
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    wow, great writeup on the electric fuel pump...

    wow, great writeup on the electric fuel pump install. How is that one for noise level?

    Trevor
    http://240z.me
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    do I need an electric fuel pump?

    whenever it gets to over the low 70s and I spend any time in traffic my Z starts cutting out something awful. It isn't so much a sputtering as it is half seconds of no power at all. No real...
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    Turns out the air line was partially crimped on...

    Turns out the air line was partially crimped on the horns. They are much louder now :)
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    I think mine are the fiamm dual ones, I'll have...

    I think mine are the fiamm dual ones, I'll have to give them a close look.

    My main problem is when I'm next to the zombies and they decide they want to be in my lane and just start coming over. ...
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    really loud horn

    I've tried the hella supertone horns and the dual air horns and people still don't react as they move over into my lane. Is it hopeless to think you can wake them up when they are that out of it or...
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    Thanks! That's a weight off. I remembered...

    Thanks! That's a weight off. I remembered reading something on here before about the stems being impossible to find so I was worried I was screwed. And after they specifically told the guy that...
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    appliance wheel valve stems needed

    I had 2 of my tires replaced at work today (at a Honda dealer) and when I was cleaning the wheels up to put them back on the car I found they messed with the valve stems and apparently destroyed the...
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    Years ago I worked at a farm that sent off oil...

    Years ago I worked at a farm that sent off oil out of every truck and tractor to be analyzed at every oil change. I talked to the guy that ran the testing place one time for quite some time on the...
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    quarter window interior plastic

    Any had experience with Motorsports Auto's quarter window interior plastic?
    http://www.thezstore.com/page/TZS/PROD/SIC06G01/40-3630

    just curious how the fit and look of it is before ordering.
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    I just used a threaded brass plumbing fitting. ...

    I just used a threaded brass plumbing fitting. The threads seemed to grab the hose pretty well and I never had anymore problem.
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    1 cause of gas fumes

    I don't know if this has been mentioned before but since I've now run into it on 2 Z's I figured I'd post it. On the first Z I had I chased down everything looking for the cause and didn't find it...
  20. I did the un-graceful option of pushing the...

    I did the un-graceful option of pushing the transmission off the jack and dragging it out from under car to get it to fit. That went okay. Trying to get the transmission slid back on the jack while...
  21. I just finished working on it. And did bleed the...

    I just finished working on it. And did bleed the master cylinder just in case. And it hit me. Could I be confusing good braking for bad?

    The reason I was working on the brakes at all is for...
  22. great description on the booster operation. ...

    great description on the booster operation.

    I'll check the rear wheel cylinders, I replaced the shoes back when I bought the car, about 30,000 miles ago and the cylinders looked pretty recent. ...
  23. :) It's always good to confirm before heading...

    :) It's always good to confirm before heading off in other directions.

    It was a little rubber disk and on the new booster it was somewhat stuck on the end of the steel disk (at the end of the...
  24. brake problem: similar symptoms to reaction disk missing

    what would cause similar symptoms in the brakes to a reaction disk missing?

    I just replaced the booster and master cylinder and bled the brakes but the pedal travels almost freely most of the way...
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    and here is why it is often better to buy parts...

    and here is why it is often better to buy parts from places that know and care. The online place I ordered it from replied to my question about the brake fluid with a cut and paste answer of "In...
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