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    Radio Display Question

    I have a question about my radio. My car is a 1982 Datsun 280zx N/A. It has the digital radio display, but it doesn't work most of the time. However, I've noticed that if I've been driving the car...
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    Alright, well I have a question. Is there, to...

    Alright, well I have a question. Is there, to anyone's knowledge, a possibility that when a car gets above normal operating temperature it can cause a misfire? The reason I ask this is because the...
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    Alright, well I have a question. Today, out of...

    Alright, well I have a question. Today, out of curiosity, I disconnected the chts while the car was running at temperature. When I did this, the car immediately wanted to die. Is this supposed to...
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    Alright well we've checked the distributor and...

    Alright well we've checked the distributor and the vacuum advance and it appears to be in perfect working order. I'm thinking it could be a gunked up engine or fuel system. I ran seafoam through the...
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    Funny you say that. The tachometer does 'tweak'...

    Funny you say that. The tachometer does 'tweak' every now and then, usually when I let my foot of the gas. However, it doesn't really do this when the car misfires, so I would be kinda surprised if...
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    72915No sure if this is still relevant, but....I...

    72915No sure if this is still relevant, but....I have a 1982 280zx non turbo. I did a valve adjustment and that's what mine looked like. Datsun has a special tool for adjusting these valves, and it...
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    Well the distributor was his first theory. Also,...

    Well the distributor was his first theory. Also, he stopped working for datsun in 83, so he never saw the problems that these cars developed as they aged.
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    There is no scale with my ohmmeter, it's a...

    There is no scale with my ohmmeter, it's a digital multimeter and the ohm setting automatically scales to the appropriate range....I think...

    I'm not so sure that it's the dizzy. I mean, if there...
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    I don't think it's the AFM. I took it off and...

    I don't think it's the AFM. I took it off and popped the cover and, although a little old, it didn't seem worn out. Not to mention it's reading as it should on my ohmmeter on all terminals. And yes,...
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    I've got the fsm, and I've already checked many...

    I've got the fsm, and I've already checked many components. The chts has been brought to me before but I've not tested it. Didn't seem like a component that would cause my problem. The hard part...
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    Help please

    I bought a 1982 280zx non turbo last month and since then I've encountered a problem. The car will start stumbling and misfiring around 2500-3000 rpms. But the really weird thing is that the car...
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