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    After a not altogether insignificant amount of...

    After a not altogether insignificant amount of effort the old relief valve is out and replaced. Oil now flows through the filter and all is well. I had to destroy the old valve to get it out, it...
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    Thanks for the quick reply. I have been using...

    Thanks for the quick reply. I have been using Mobil 1 filters, which do have the flappy valve inside the inlet holes. Of course, that doesn't mean they work. My concern was heightened by the way...
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    Please allow me to revive this thread. I have...

    Please allow me to revive this thread. I have noticed that my oil filter has stayed empty on the last change and I would suppose from this thread that means my pressure relief valve is stuck open. ...
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    Radiator options

    Not too long ago I sprung a leak in my radiator in my 1973 240z, and took it to my friendly neighborhood radiator shop for repair. Now I have a new and different leak appearing. So I figure its...
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    According to my wiring diagram (you are right it...

    According to my wiring diagram (you are right it is missing from some diagrams) it comes off the LR (Blue Red wire coming off the ignition switch, goes through a 30A in line fuse. It looks like the...
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    Sticky: Well, what I did was discover that two days ago,...

    Well, what I did was discover that two days ago, in the pouring rain, I had forgotten to turn off my headlights and when I wanted to drive it to work it was stone cold dead. So what i did today is...
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    See this...

    See this thread.
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    Here is a bit more information. Poking around it...

    Here is a bit more information. Poking around it appears to be a 1990 Honda Civic. Other years either side are probably the same. The lil hose appears to attach back into the system on the output...
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    It might be the 88-92 Honda Civic, from what I...

    It might be the 88-92 Honda Civic, from what I can find the 280 has a smaller opening and the Honda squirrel cage is too big and the opening needs some grinding, its fine on the 240. I wouldn't say...
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    I just bought from this guy on ebay. Not sure...

    I just bought from this guy on ebay. Not sure which Honda, but he put a lil plug adapter together for it that makes it absolutely plug and play. Yes, all the holes line right up....
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    The Honda heater blower

    I installed the Honda heater blower motor today. For those of you who have not done this, WOW! What a difference.
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    Got my new ignition switch today, so now I can...

    Got my new ignition switch today, so now I can actually crank and start my car (a nice feature). Put the pertronix in as directed, red to the 12v on run side and it starts and runs fine. Ticks right...
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    I talked to Pertronix today and they said to hook...

    I talked to Pertronix today and they said to hook it up on the side that has 12v during the run position. The fact it only gets 6v. during starting will be ok. From this I conclude that voltage is...
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    That will certainly work, with an internally...

    That will certainly work, with an internally ballasted coil, but people seem to be using the pertronix with the stock coil. The way I read the schematic, there is 12v on one side of the resistor in...
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    O.K. I have read and read and remain confused...

    O.K. I have read and read and remain confused about where to put the red wire on the pertronix unit. I put it in and connected it to the 12v side of the resistor (or so I think). Car wouldn't...
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    No, there is an o-ring where the needle mates to...

    No, there is an o-ring where the needle mates to the piston in the tube. Over time that o-ring will decay from the effects of the oil and need replacement. ATF is about the same weight as your...
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    Cold start troubles redux

    There was a thread sometime back on cold start troubles and whether it was carb or electrical etc etc. My 73 240z has gotten harder and harder to start when cold. Cold is a relative item here,...
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    At first I was thinking the ballast resistor...

    At first I was thinking the ballast resistor might be keeping the spark too low at startup, but on reviewing the wiring diagram, like many cars, the ballast resistor is out of the circuit during...
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    The restaurants have been able to for quite a...

    The restaurants have been able to for quite a while now, its the grocery and liquor store that can also open now too.
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    All the platforms have tapatalk apps that allow...

    All the platforms have tapatalk apps that allow forum access. Tapatalk is found at http://www.newnessdevelopments.com/?page_id=151. Apparently its pretty easy to do on the server. Thanks for...
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    how about a webOS version, please? It should be...

    how about a webOS version, please? It should be an easy port from ios.
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    I too have installed Dave's harness and love it....

    I too have installed Dave's harness and love it. But the simple fact is that the alternator is underrated and at idle the lights dim and the heater fans slows and etc etc.
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    Sticky: I bought a pair of new z-therapy carbs to replace...

    I bought a pair of new z-therapy carbs to replace my flattops. Got em in today. Went very nicely. My heat shield did not have holes to hook the throttle return springs to, but my hole installation...
  24. Thread: Fuel Gauge

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    Disconnect and short the two wires together at...

    Disconnect and short the two wires together at the sending unit, that ought ot send the gauge to full and it ought to stay there. If it does, its your sending unit. If it goes to full and returns...
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    Having spent the last 15 years working on cars...

    Having spent the last 15 years working on cars with genuine Lucas electrical systems, z's are a piece of cake :)

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