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    I forgot to mention that my oil pump is a turbo...

    I forgot to mention that my oil pump is a turbo pump. The relief valve activates at 70 PSI on these engines and when the oil is cold it will go to that point and relieve. Another reason to warm you...
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    To eliminate the guess work , I just bought a...

    To eliminate the guess work , I just bought a inexpensive mechanical oil pressure gage . $15.00. Removed the sender and screwed in the supply line. My old sender told me that at Idle I had next to...
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    I have a R-200 .390, I would trade if you were...

    I have a R-200 .390, I would trade if you were not so far away. Like you I thought this one was what I was looking for.
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    I put retractable lap belts in my '73 and it had...

    I put retractable lap belts in my '73 and it had pockets for them. The P O may have removed them before I bought the car, it was a parts car for him. It is true that the lap belt has a ratchet...
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    What did you torque the Axel nut too? Book says...

    What did you torque the Axel nut too? Book says 200 Lb+. If there is play and you did torque them correctly , was there a shim that may have been left out?? Either by you or the PO? Not all use...
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    One of Our Club members was having problems with...

    One of Our Club members was having problems with crud in the tank and Her husband cleaned and used POR-15. He told me that he had followed the instructions from POR and coated the tank. In abut 6...
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    I used the spray adhesive and didn't have any...

    I used the spray adhesive and didn't have any trouble , but you do need to be a little careful.
    I didn't use fat mat , but I did use B-Quiet ultimate through out the cabin . I even put in on the...
  8. Thread: engine lag

    by beandip
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    JP, Are you finding this problem at first start...

    JP, Are you finding this problem at first start up on a cold engine or one that is at driving temp? If the latter is the case, try this. Remove the Dist cap, disconnect the vacuum hose that runs...
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    I used the kit from MSA , Precision, when I...

    I used the kit from MSA , Precision, when I ''restored'' my
    '73 and am not having problems. I do need to close the doors firmly but not a big deal. If it were a Lexus I would not be satisfied. ...
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    Johnny, Last year I sent my rear Bumper , all...

    Johnny, Last year I sent my rear Bumper , all three parts , to a shop in Denver and they did a vary good job for me. I couldn't find any one local here that still chromed bumpers. I guess the...
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    I have no further info to add. I haven't...

    I have no further info to add. I haven't repainted my headers and it has been 7+ years and still look the same as when I last posted.
    If you want an opinion ..... The header wrap looks like crap...
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    Just in case you don't know , and for others that...

    Just in case you don't know , and for others that may read this thread. When you reassemble the control arms and spindle pins. Put all together but do not tighten the bushings with the car up off...
  13. You didn't mention the obvious , did you check...

    You didn't mention the obvious , did you check the fuel filters to see if it is full or not? Are you running a mechanical and electric pump. Electrical only or What. Have you checked for gas flow?
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    I had a R-200 with 3.90s and in forth I was...

    I had a R-200 with 3.90s and in forth I was tacking 3K+ on the Freeway. The car performed super with all kinds of low end. I changed back to 3.54s and now the gearing is right on . At least for me....
  15. If you can hear a vacuum leak it is a major leak....

    If you can hear a vacuum leak it is a major leak. Like Bruce said buy some carb cleaner and with the engine running and warmed up, spray the cleaner on the throttle shafts and on the insulators and...
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    Mike, I am running almost the same engine as ...

    Mike, I am running almost the same engine as you in my '73 . I have kept my hoses intact but only running coolent through the intake . Not into the SUs. What I found last year at my Clubs...
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    I dealt with Troy when I was redoing my '73 and...

    I dealt with Troy when I was redoing my '73 and had no problem. Always was up front and prompt with my orders. I always make it a point to allow lead time when doing a project so if shipping is...
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    jwc, to me it sound like you are running lean. ...

    jwc, to me it sound like you are running lean. Now this could be from throttle shafts being worn. A leaking vacuum hose or just mixture set too lean. If when idling you step on the brake peddle ,...
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    Welcome to the group. Great looking Z , I bet it...

    Welcome to the group. Great looking Z , I bet it runs like a scalded dog. I think that is a super up grade.
    Gary:classic:
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    epsark, take a close look at the end of the fuel...

    epsark, take a close look at the end of the fuel rail where it goes from metal to the rubber then back to the tank. The end of the metal rail is closed , but for a small metered hole. I this is...
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    First off, when you turned the mixture adjustment...

    First off, when you turned the mixture adjustment all the way to close, counter clockwise. Then you back them out two turns. This is ONLY a starting point in the adjustment process. This setting is...
  22. Thread: Newbie

    by beandip
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    Lisa, welcome to the group. This is a great...

    Lisa, welcome to the group. This is a great place for information on these fine cars. I think you will enjoy your Z. There is likely a Z club in your area and you might check on this. Here in...
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    I would think that Z drivers that live in the...

    I would think that Z drivers that live in the North East would be knocking on your door. With the shrinking amount of 240s out there , you have value there. Your not going to make a ton of money ,...
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    zcline, Yes we are meeting at Exit 57 I believe....

    zcline, Yes we are meeting at Exit 57 I believe. It is the Glenco/North Planes Exit. We are gathering at the Mac Donald's that is right there. A couple of gas stations there as well. The weather...
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    The vacuum advance port on the carb is ported...

    The vacuum advance port on the carb is ported vacuum not the same if you connect to the engine vacuum. The vacuum advance is to give the engine some advance coming off idle or when the RPM are low. ...
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