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    I will say something that I and many others have...

    I will say something that I and many others have said before, buy the very best car you can afford. I see you are in Norway so getting parts and things shipped to you will cost more for any work you...
  2. Good eye Mike! To be honest, I don't know what...

    Good eye Mike! To be honest, I don't know what the brackets are for. They do appear to be factory mounts as they look to be factory spot welds. Just glancing at them I wonder if the horns are...
  3. You guys are great! This is exactly the kind of...

    You guys are great! This is exactly the kind of info I needed. I can see the value in the MSA box in the fact it only takes a few minutes to install. Of course the ST box from Blue Sea along with...
  4. 240z Fuse Box Replacement - Feedback Request - MSA, ST, Etc.

    So my ’71 240z has the dreaded yet common parking circuit contact burn hole. I see that I can get MSA’s updated fuse box for $200 or get a used good condition box with a cover for $100 - $140...
  5. With the mornings being a little cooler in the...

    With the mornings being a little cooler in the Austin I decided to work on replacing the non-functioning Pioneer 8-track that came in my 240z. I already picked up a replacement heater control panel...
  6. Hey Bacarl. Thank you for the compliments! In...

    Hey Bacarl. Thank you for the compliments! In regards to how the covers have held up, I believe they are still just as good as when they were installed. My old '72 is now for sale. If you look on...
  7. Thank you for the compliment and heads up on the...

    Thank you for the compliment and heads up on the video you are making, I look forward to see it. The above statement is classic! I love it! Congrats on getting it printed.
  8. Thank you for all the compliments guys! This is...

    Thank you for all the compliments guys! This is my first real jump in to journalistic writing and your feedback is inspiring & motivating.

    Gogriz91, based on your signature your Z will give the...
  9. Scion FR-S and Datsun 240Z - An Owner's Comparison

    I posted this over on the FR-S/BRZ site I am a member of and thought you guys might like to see it too.

    As I shared a few months ago with my post about buying my 1971 240z a request was made to...
  10. If I remember correctly those are the same caps...

    If I remember correctly those are the same caps that were on the silver Comm. Edition 240z that was on Ebay. BTW, what size are the rims you have there? 14x6? Were they already polished up when...
  11. +1 on getting hog pliers and rings. I bought my...

    +1 on getting hog pliers and rings. I bought my pliers and a bag of rings on Amazon for around $10. They make life so much easier.
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    Congrats to the seller and the buyer of the Z. ...

    Congrats to the seller and the buyer of the Z. Sounds like everyone is happy on both sides of the table. I agree that as time goes on more and more very pristine examples of Japanese sports cars...
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    Hey Nick. You are on the right track as the 260z...

    Hey Nick. You are on the right track as the 260z and 280z's are cheaper than the 240z's. The one you listed looks to be okay but its hard to tell any real details about it. Right off the top,...
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    I will add my .02 here since I have a series-1...

    I will add my .02 here since I have a series-1 silver 240z. The Z in the auction is beautiful in every respect. Yeah, there are some incorrect details we can all point out but I agree that whoever...
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    That is a nice CB750 JHeck! As others have said,...

    That is a nice CB750 JHeck! As others have said, finding a truly rust free Z is reaching unicorn status. Since the metal in these cars was not galvanized it starts rusting in just medium humidity. ...
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    I would love to get some more detailed info on...

    I would love to get some more detailed info on these. What grit sandpaper did you use on the disc sander to shape them? I assume you used an orbital hand sander? Are they painted when you said...
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    That looks great! No one would ever guess its...

    That looks great! No one would ever guess its not a factory part. I have been inspired!
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    Good grief! $6K, you got to be kidding me. Funny...

    Good grief! $6K, you got to be kidding me. Funny that the over rider bar in on backwards.
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    I agree, $7K is very good for a good solid Z car....

    I agree, $7K is very good for a good solid Z car. We look forward to seeing more pictures and hearing more updates. Congrats on the acquisition!
  20. The 240-Z strip across the windshield is on the...

    The 240-Z strip across the windshield is on the inside. It was put on by the original owner per my conversation with him. The second owner attempted to scrap it off at some point on the passenger...
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    Any update on the purchase of the Z?

    Any update on the purchase of the Z?
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    Good to see you getting back to your Z Juan. ...

    Good to see you getting back to your Z Juan. Sounds like you have made some good progress recently and you scored on those fenders for $100. Keep us all posted, we look forward to your updates!
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    I have bought a few cars sight and unseen and for...

    I have bought a few cars sight and unseen and for the most part the experience has been lack luster and disappointing. Despite lots of pictures and conversations with the owner you can never know...
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    I would suggest doing a nationwide search with...

    I would suggest doing a nationwide search with Craigslist or joining and posting up on the Datsun Parts page on Facebook. For something as small as a lock elbow or a whole lock most people won't...
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    Gotcha! Glad to hear the mod worked for you. ...

    Gotcha! Glad to hear the mod worked for you. The door lock elbows seem to be precious items and you will probably have to buy a whole used lock in order to get one. You could always try making one...
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