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    I got the old 2 outlet fuel line for the SU's...

    I got the old 2 outlet fuel line for the SU's back on and am using the return line incorporated in that. did not solve it though. I have noticed that the rear carby will not get any fuel unless the...
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    Checked the float levels and they are okay and in...

    Checked the float levels and they are okay and in spec.

    I was daisy chaining but have now redeployed the standard fuel rail line from the SU and coupling one and three to the centre carby. this...
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    Any hints anyone??

    Any hints anyone??
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    Leaking Dellortos

    I have just installed some tripple 40mm Dellorto's and have a problem with the leaking of fuel out of the ram tubes. My undertstanding is that this is caused by too much fuel pressure pushing the...
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    Thanks Escanlon for your definitive description...

    Thanks Escanlon for your definitive description of how to place on the seals.

    The previous owner just stuck somne rubber insertion to the side of the capping that goes over the metal edge. I was...
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    Thanks for the advice and encouragement guys. ...

    Thanks for the advice and encouragement guys.

    The stripes in the photo do look off over the top of the bonnet but it is the angle of the camera (I had to look twice myself).

    My wife and I laid...
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    Well the stripes are on the and car is buffed...

    Well the stripes are on the and car is buffed back.

    In all and given that it is my first spray job, it did not turn out half bad.

    I went with a GM pearlescent green as the base colour.

    Biker
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    Putting on new door seals

    Can anyone post a close up of how their door seals sit or tell us how they mount.

    Have received new door seals but the old ones were a botch job (just insertion rubber glued on) and every way that...
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    Thats the one - I knew it sounded like a...

    Thats the one - I knew it sounded like a chocolate bar.

    I went ahead with the stripes on the paint job - am I happy - umm not sure. They look okay but not the exactly the way I would have liked...
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    Thanks Bob That was my understanding. ...

    Thanks Bob

    That was my understanding. However, I have never worked with pearlescent paint and not sure if the same rule applied.
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    Painting - Sanding between coats

    I know it is advisable to sand between coats with solid colours and the clear laquer but does this apply for pearlesant paints as well.

    I have heard and read that some people do not sand metallic...
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    There are some good ideas to be had. I like...

    There are some good ideas to be had.

    I like the silver Zed with the maroon stripes which really sets it off but i am not sure if I am game enough to take that on.

    Worth a second though from the...
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    Thanks guys - you are all correct regarding "if...

    Thanks guys - you are all correct regarding "if you like it do it" opinion. Personally I like them but once they are on it would be expensive to turn back and fix the problem hence I was looking for...
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    Painting - Stripes or No Stripes

    I am currently applying last coats of undercoat to my 1973 Zed and will be moving to colour in the next week.

    I am painting the car Metallic Green (or similar) but am tossing up whether to apply...
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    Thanks for the tip on the new location. Biker

    Thanks for the tip on the new location.

    Biker
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    Next time you are in Briz Vegas let us know and...

    Next time you are in Briz Vegas let us know and will show you the sights.

    One of the reasons I wanted to go to MSA was to drool over some triple carbs - I am sure that they would have been in the...
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    Zed discoveries in California

    I have just spent the past three weeks touring Northern and Central California (SF, NAPA, Lake Tahoe, Monterey and LA) and Nevada (Carson City and Reno) and only managed to spot 4 Zeds in the whole...
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    Quality of Information Excels!!!

    Whenever I have a problem or am looking for some little known specification on the Zed, I know that I can always find it here quickly at the Classic Z site.

    However, I have to share this.

    I...
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    The meet is a private one - not organised through...

    The meet is a private one - not organised through any club. However, it is well organised and yep it was at Qld Raceway during the week.

    They usually depatch some photos to everyone so as soon as...
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    Photogenic Zed at Ricer meet

    Went to the local track yesterday with a bunch of ricers and I would suggest my Z was the most photographed car on the day!!

    Opposition included R33's Supra's V8 Utes, WRX's and Evo's

    One...
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    Keep us posted on how you get on with the revving...

    Keep us posted on how you get on with the revving issue. My car has a similar problem as it revs ok in 1st and 2nd but then bogs down in 3rd and 4th while under load. Hits 4500rpm and then just...
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    Are two of the gauges the same??? or do they look...

    Are two of the gauges the same??? or do they look like that in the US

    biker
  23. Thread: Low Oil Pressure

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    Thanks Guys Might replace the sender (it was...

    Thanks Guys

    Might replace the sender (it was only put on about 18 months ago and is aftermarket).

    Just makes me nervous looking at the gauge of late. :nervous:
    Biker
  24. Thread: Low Oil Pressure

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    Low Oil Pressure

    I have an L28 which has recently been rebuilt (1000klicks ago) and have noticed lately that the oil pressure gauge is showing lower than where it normally resides on the gauge when the motor was...
  25. Thread: Speedo Problem

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    Speedo Problem

    I dismantled the speedo drive on the side of the gearbox to fix the oil leaking out of it and put it back together - then nothing - speedo no work anymore :(

    I have since pulled it apart 3 times...
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