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  1. Thread: Hls30-00502

    by Carl Beck
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    Wow - looks like it's in pretty good condition....

    Wow - looks like it's in pretty good condition. Is it an 11/69 build date? So now it's owned by John Beck? Should have a 2000 series serial number L24. Post some pictures when it gets cleaned up..
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    metalmonkey47 - - you are seeing / experiencing...

    metalmonkey47 - - you are seeing / experiencing the effects that happen, when the top layer of an older formula enamel has been polished off. While you still have a color coat below that top layer...
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    I ran into that issue when I wanted to get locks...

    I ran into that issue when I wanted to get locks on my 510 rekeyed. The first locksmith that looked at the locks said he had to destroy the bezel - - but then another locksmith happened to come over...
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    Has to be shill bids - no one would pay that much...

    Has to be shill bids - no one would pay that much for that car.

    At a glance:
    Finishers under the front bumper are missing
    Sun roof / Moon Roof?
    Looks like chips in the paint on the front of the...
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    I remember that car - what was the VIN? Not...

    I remember that car - what was the VIN? Not certain but didn't it also have a new model Dash?

    Yes - now looking at the EBay ad - it does have a 73 Dash. I also see the VIN 24100 - Where the...
  6. Hi Kats: Very interesting information, thanks...

    Hi Kats:
    Very interesting information, thanks for bringing it to us. "JATCO" Japan Automatic Transmission Company - was a joint venture with the Ford Motor Company. The A/T's were just smaller...
  7. Hi Kats: OK - - - Mr. Matsuo wrote in his part...

    Hi Kats:
    OK - - - Mr. Matsuo wrote in his part of the Farilady Z Story - that the original design based on a 4 cylinder / roadster chassis - had to be made wider to fit an A/T in - - -However there...
  8. Early Prototype Emblems

    Hi Kats:
    Thanks for sharing the new information you have found. Very interesting - now we might have a better idea of what cars we are seeing in some of the Crash Safety Tests as well.



    I...
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    Hi Dennis: Wood grain and color are very close....

    Hi Dennis:
    Wood grain and color are very close. The finish is smoother, more highly polished on the original. The shape is pretty much the same - only with a slightly small diameter on the repro.....
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    Hi Dennis: It arrived a week or go ago. My...

    Hi Dennis:
    It arrived a week or go ago. My comments were based on looking at it when writing.

    As someone else said earlier - most people wouldn't notice it as not being original. Another very...
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    The 5spd. emblem on the reproduction is flat on...

    The 5spd. emblem on the reproduction is flat on top - the originals were rounded - spherical in shape.
    The font is OK - but the spacing and color are wrong.
    The emblem on the original uses a...
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    Hi Z fan: That is helpful - and he should be...

    Hi Z fan:
    That is helpful - and he should be able to find what he's looking for. One just can't be in a hurry. Really well done and ready to drive 240Z's don't come up for sale on the open market...
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    Hi Z Fan: Maybe if we knew a little more about...

    Hi Z Fan:
    Maybe if we knew a little more about the specific things that interest your step-son; about this Z or any others, we could offer better perspectives/advice. For example, does he just like...
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    OK - so I'm seeing a top surface color change,...

    OK - so I'm seeing a top surface color change, blacked out under the hood and pretty much a untouched undercarriage. Not seeing all new bushings etc. That and a souped up engine… I'm not seeing...
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    It will be a minus factor to people looking for a...

    It will be a minus factor to people looking for a clean early Z - but HybridZ's done in a professional manor sell easily for far more money… More than the person spent doing it? Maybe not. But the...
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    Do Quality Work - no matter if it's Stock, Street...

    Do Quality Work - no matter if it's Stock, Street Mod or HybridZ. We all know the difference between "Quality Work" and "Half-Fast" work when we see it. Do it right the first time - or leave it...
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    HLS30 136078 is also 11/72 So - given that it...

    HLS30 136078 is also 11/72

    So - given that it is a "Street Mod" - with some issues or Red Flags. It would take a knowledgeable 240Z enthusiast to do a personal inspection. As mentioned - no...
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    72 E88 - milled a few thousands to make sure it...

    72 E88 - milled a few thousands to make sure it is straight/flat and increase compression slightly..
    L28 valves/seats
    Mild Port Matching {no need for polishing}
    Use the 72 exhaust manifold...
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    If that Z only brought bids of $17K - that...

    If that Z only brought bids of $17K - that doesn't help push 240Z values up much. Even with the flaws that Mike pointed out - that would be a pretty nice Z for $17K. But with the flaws - it isn't a...
  20. Same Slave? {looks new}

    Same Slave? {looks new}
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    Works for me. LOL Carl B.

    Works for me. LOL

    Carl B.
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    djwarner: I checked the law here in Florida...

    djwarner:
    I checked the law here in Florida about 12 years ago - the law requires that you have a Police Officer or FL HWP Officer present when you remove a dash with the VIN attached - in order to...
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    Hi SueZee: Sounds like your husband is taking...

    Hi SueZee:
    Sounds like your husband is taking pretty good care of you. LOL Is this your or your husband's first Z? People usually don't start out going to coil-overs and big brakes right off the...
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