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    Thats a bargain!!!

    Thats a bargain!!!
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    I had an impossible to change gear scenario. I...

    I had an impossible to change gear scenario. I changed the pressure and clutch plate and the problem went away.
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    Is it that the push rod is too short?? --You...

    Is it that the push rod is too short?? --You could make a slightly longer push rod. Simply cut the head off a suitable dia. bolt and round off the ends. I have done this.
  4. Haha, yeh no whine on my 72 here either. Just a...

    Haha, yeh no whine on my 72 here either. Just a clunk. Seems they either whine or clunk. It is the second R180 diff in mine and they both clunk.
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    Resto Mod 240 E Bay $120,000

    Anyone know this car.:rolleyes:

    Datsun : Z-Series Coupe
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    Coolest moment---hearing our 240 run again after...

    Coolest moment---hearing our 240 run again after an 18 month rebuild, and like Julio, my wife and i were followed into a BP service station by a traffic patrol car. Two cops got out and said they...
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    Hey Adam. You will notice NO difference.

    Hey Adam. You will notice NO difference.
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    Won't make a sprap of difference. Capitals and...

    Won't make a sprap of difference.

    Capitals and punctuation make for easier reading.
  9. Yep. 2 3/4" or 70 mm from the front lip of the...

    Yep. 2 3/4" or 70 mm from the front lip of the hood on mine as well.
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    There is evidence of a fairly lazy paint job by...

    There is evidence of a fairly lazy paint job by the lack of paint to the underside lip of the fender, also the underside of the front valance. Also there is blistering to the quilted covering on the...
  11. Thread: Clapsing a coil?

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    :):classic::DLOL

    :):classic::DLOL
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    Yes, good to see values on the rise for sure. In...

    Yes, good to see values on the rise for sure. In NZ we had a 240Z recently reached $31,500 NZD.(around $27,600USD) Didn't reach the reserve price.
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    Good result. Sounds as though they were...

    Good result. Sounds as though they were overtightened in the past.

    This is the method i use, only with a steel block behind if possible.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWtk3e5oDwQ
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    Thanks for the drawing and better description...

    Thanks for the drawing and better description Chas.
    I used this method for years in conjunction with a ball joint puller/splitter/whatever, on stubborn overtightened ball joint tapers on tractor...
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    It doesn't look as though the thread is...

    It doesn't look as though the thread is mushroomed enough to stop the taper from coming out.

    Difficult to describe, but you DON"T need to hit the end of the thread. Instead, hit the side of the...
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    I'm bettin' it's still stuck on the taper. Try...

    I'm bettin' it's still stuck on the taper. Try this.--
    A block of steel, axe head, or sledge hammer held on one side of the outer part, then give a few whacks with a smaller hammer on the opposite...
  17. I wonder why the rear quater vents have been...

    I wonder why the rear quater vents have been patched over.
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    Very nice. Similar colour as my 72.

    Very nice.
    Similar colour as my 72.
  19. Tree Crushes Million-Dollar Toyota 2000 GT...

    Tree Crushes Million-Dollar Toyota 2000 GT
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    Yes. You would just need to centre the steering...

    Yes. You would just need to centre the steering wheel with the car on the floor, wrap a strong string tightly around all four wheels just below the centre of each wheel. You should see at a glance...
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    I was considering a rear disc conversion on my 72...

    I was considering a rear disc conversion on my 72 because of week parking brakes, but installed new rear shoes instead. I'm very happy with the result.
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    I use this method around all four wheels. A good...

    I use this method around all four wheels. A good check for rear misalignment as well.
  23. We live half a mile from a harbour, and get salt...

    We live half a mile from a harbour, and get salt spray on our house windows when we get a storm. I havn't noticed corosion on my car because it is covered, and not outside in the weather.
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    Just a shot in the dark here. :ermm: Could there...

    Just a shot in the dark here. :ermm:
    Could there be left and right hand drive wiper motors?
    My right hand drive 240 parks the wipers to the left as could be expected.
  25. Thread: My Datsun 240Z

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    It was cool of the first owner to reply to you...

    It was cool of the first owner to reply to you Bart.
    14 years ago I contacted the first owner of my 240 after i had completed the restoration. He was not interested in seeing it, and said it was...
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