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    In case nobody's noticed yet, Z fan is 72...

    In case nobody's noticed yet, Z fan is 72 OJ/Plata aka "Lee" trolling the site yet again for reassurance that his V8 Z is the greatest car on Earth.
  2. Nice 260Z!

    Nice 260Z!
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    There is a lot of misunderstanding and...

    There is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation out there, especially regarding the 260Z. This is just another one of those busted myths, along with the L26 making less power than the L24...
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    Sounds about right. The NY title to my early 260Z...

    Sounds about right. The NY title to my early 260Z said 2414lb, in essentially stock configuration. I'll be scaling it at the shop once it's back on the road and will have some accurate numbers as to...
  5. I don't need marketing propaganda to make my...

    I don't need marketing propaganda to make my decisions, thanks. This topic has already been discussed, if not here then on HybridZ, MSDS and all. A properly maintained cooling system will not...
  6. With a gasket in between... Also, "regular"...

    With a gasket in between...

    Also, "regular" antifreeze performs the same function, regarding corrosion. Waterless Coolant isn't anything magic, it's just a brand name.
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    Besides the bigger valves, it looks like it might...

    Besides the bigger valves, it looks like it might be ported. Are you sure the installed cam is stock?
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    Same happened to me with the energy kit. I found...

    Same happened to me with the energy kit. I found proper sized bolts at my local hardware store.
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    I've heard that once or ten times before! If...

    I've heard that once or ten times before! If they're Eibachs, look at the part numbers on the springs. The ones ending in .001 go in front and .002 in back.
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    I'd check compression and then move to ignition....

    I'd check compression and then move to ignition. Sounds like you're having spark problems.
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    Did you check your bleed pipes to see if the...

    Did you check your bleed pipes to see if the solder job is holding up?
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    Compression ratio by itself doesn't boost power...

    Compression ratio by itself doesn't boost power all that much. Proper spark timing is much more important.
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    What I'm saying is that you'll get a very...

    What I'm saying is that you'll get a very similar, if not indiscernible from the original, sound if you just go to an exhaust shop and tell them to do two 2" pipes with 2 glasspacks in each pipe. ;)
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    My 260Z sounded similar with a header and 2"...

    My 260Z sounded similar with a header and 2" twice pipes. Sounds quality isn't great but you get the gist...

    Nice Day for a Drive - Testing the Current Tune on the Z - YouTube
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    Water is almost 2X more effective at heat...

    Water is almost 2X more effective at heat transfer than antifreeze (ethylene glycol). The main point of using antifreeze is for dropping the freezing point, increasing boiling point, as well as...
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    Did you make sure to torque any fasteners at...

    Did you make sure to torque any fasteners at pivot points with the car loaded and on the ground?
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    I was going to say the same. I'd switch them...

    I was going to say the same. I'd switch them...
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    Looks like it's in great shape! BTW, that's a '73...

    Looks like it's in great shape! BTW, that's a '73 model year judging by the equipment. ;)
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    That should be fine, as long as the head hasn't...

    That should be fine, as long as the head hasn't been shaved.
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    Bart is right, the manual refers to RON which is...

    Bart is right, the manual refers to RON which is the octane standard the US used back then (and the rest of the world still uses today). The US now uses RON+MON/2 (AKI) which is a lower number for...
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    Wow, fantastic job! I love the thoroughness and...

    Wow, fantastic job! I love the thoroughness and attention to detail.
  22. Thread: Long pedal

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    Check the reaction disk while you're in there,...

    Check the reaction disk while you're in there, especially considering the brake booster was replaced.
  23. Thread: My Datsun 240Z

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    Looks like an awesome trip! It's great to see the...

    Looks like an awesome trip! It's great to see the Z out and about in Europe-land. :)
  24. Thread: SK racing carbs

    by LeonV
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    Cool car! Your camshaft, however, is toast and...

    Cool car! Your camshaft, however, is toast and needs to be replaced before doing anything else...
  25. RLS30-24368 is a 2/74 build date.

    RLS30-24368 is a 2/74 build date.
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