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    Thanks mate, unfortunately the engine is out of...

    Thanks mate, unfortunately the engine is out of car so measuring up is a bit tricky ;) Thinking about it I might be able to compare it with a stock manifold and downpipe if I can find those again!!
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    Skyline headers in Zed

    Hi All,
    I bought a set of Trust/Greddy headers on ebay a while back. Seller said they were off an early L-engine Skyline. I never got around to test fitting them in my Zed so I'm not 100% sure if...
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    Hey Brian, It's not really a step back to the...

    Hey Brian,
    It's not really a step back to the R200, the R230 was only on the torque monster Z32TT, the Z32NA used the R200 instead. Makes sense to use it as it's more than strong enough for these...
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    Well why don't you do it then?!!! Still, it...

    Well why don't you do it then?!!!

    Still, it looks depressingly better than my complete rust bucket, and those seat covers are particularly fetching!!

    Sunroof blues too, oh well, can't have...
  5. Thread: Rover V8

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    Check out this thread:...

    Check out this thread:
    http://www.zclub.net/forum/showthread.php?t=4699

    Wyn has basically stuffed a 4.0l RV8 from a TVR Chimaera in to his Z in record time.

    BTW to get around 300 ponies you...
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    Yup, #2 is the way to go, otherwise you won't be...

    Yup, #2 is the way to go, otherwise you won't be able to assemble the top perch and isolator thingamajig!

    Cheers,
    Rob
  7. Great stuff!

    Just like to add that I've now installed both harnesses to my RHD '73. I have to echo everyone else and say the quality is excellent and help from Dave is second to none! In terms of delivery I...
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    Handy install with pics here:...

    Handy install with pics here:
    http://www.atlanticz.ca/zclub/techtips/suspension/comprod/ball&socket/index.htm

    Sounds like you're on the right lines with the heat approach.

    Cheers,
    Rob
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    I do indeed agree that it's well and truly...

    I do indeed agree that it's well and truly crossed the line in to spam-land, however I would be interested to hear webdawg's findings on the product. I haven't used it yet, been using POR15 which...
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    Whilst I can't help but think this is like...

    Whilst I can't help but think this is like selling ice to Eskimos given the predominantly US-centric audience of this site, and on that count doesn't rank particularly highly on the...
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    Nope, the difference is on the backside of the...

    Nope, the difference is on the backside of the wheel mounting face. The net result of thicker hub and thinner brake disc hat on the 260 is the same as the thunner hub and thicker brake disc hat of...
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    I'm slowly going about fitting a Z31 300ZX T5 to...

    I'm slowly going about fitting a Z31 300ZX T5 to my 240Z, like boostedz says the input shafts are different lengths - see pic, the 280ZX shaft is much shorter. So I need to get the box to a gearbox...
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    I've got 16x8x0 with 225x45 on the back. Rear end...

    I've got 16x8x0 with 225x45 on the back. Rear end hasn't been lowered yet (will only be dropped an inch anyway) no fit issues.

    Cheers,
    Rob
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    I'm frankly amazed that you guys ever bother with...

    I'm frankly amazed that you guys ever bother with the pickel fork things. I appreciate that the separators aren't the cheapest tool going but they're far from the most expensive and will save you in...
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    No Andrew, Mercedes own Smart ;) Get yee back...

    No Andrew, Mercedes own Smart ;)

    Get yee back to your R200!!!

    Cheers,
    Rob
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    MG will probably survive in some form or another...

    MG will probably survive in some form or another as it'll be sold of separately from the main Rover group. For some reason MG is still a desirable badge, talk about living on past glories!

    Alas at...
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    Well i see you've been to the sun kissed shores...

    Well i see you've been to the sun kissed shores of the United kingdom today so you have the answer, the L14s are 137mm centre-centre hence giving a better rod/stroke ratio with the diesel crank.
    ...
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    I've been looking in to this too. Seems like...

    I've been looking in to this too. Seems like there isn't a definitive answer, each car is slightly different - great! 3/4" to 7/8" up gets you in the ball park but fine tuning is still required. Why...
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    Thanks for the info George, much appreciated. ...

    Thanks for the info George, much appreciated.

    Have you asked Z Specialties about the 14.8V issue?

    Cheers,
    Rob
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    Is it replaced by another external regulator or...

    Is it replaced by another external regulator or is the upgraded alternator internally regulated?

    Cheers,
    Rob
  21. On a similar vein to all this gearing calculation...

    On a similar vein to all this gearing calculation stuff, here's a little thing I knocked up that shows you what the equivalent diff ratio would be if you changed your tyre size. Handy for all those...
  22. The kit I got didn't include: Sway bar bushings...

    The kit I got didn't include:
    Sway bar bushings - front or rear
    Rear sway bar end links - odd as it included the front pair.
    Transmission cross member - possibly because these are absent from the...
  23. I bought a set of bushes from them a year ago...

    I bought a set of bushes from them a year ago now. Got them sent to the UK no probs, a bit slow of the mark admittedly. I'd recommend only paying with PayPal to be safe.

    I should really get around...
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    Stoppit!! You'll scare the purists ;) Mosey on...

    Stoppit!! You'll scare the purists ;)

    Mosey on over to http://forums.hybridz.org/index.php? and ask there.

    Cheers,
    Rob
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    R200 rebuild torque values

    Hi folks,

    I'm in the process of swapping an lsd in to an R200, any guidelines on the torque settings for the ring gear bolts (10mm) and the bearing cap bolts. BTW would I be right in guessing that...
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