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    I'd recommend removing it. I took mine off 2 yrs...

    I'd recommend removing it. I took mine off 2 yrs ago, no problems at
    all. Starts at 24 degrees just like it was summer.
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    The injectors are flow tested when received by...

    The injectors are flow tested when received by them...with
    printed results....and then retested after rebuild....with the printed
    comparison .

    The running results were noticable....much better...
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    Think about the interface....where does fuel and...

    Think about the interface....where does fuel and oil meet in the L28 .
    Answer, is only in the cylinder. Fuel on top, oil on bottom.
    For the two to mix means a short circuit...and the only...
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    carpets cleaned

    Since the 240 has only "pieces" of carpet...all can be removed....unlike
    the 280 that has it over the tunnel,etc.

    So I took the pieces...put them in the doggie pool out back...and washed
    them...
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    Thanks again all....I got it free. Lots of Pent....

    Thanks again all....I got it free. Lots of Pent. Oil squirted in thru the access hole
    that is plugged with that rubber plug, tension put across 2 studs, and hammered
    around the drum circumfrence...
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    Thanks guys...today was the 1st chance to get...

    Thanks guys...today was the 1st chance to get into it...made some good progress
    with just 409 and window cleaner. I use fabreze all the time ( cause I have 2 dogs )
    I'm just amazed at the conditon...
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    Mildew odor cleaning

    In a recently aquired 72-280...that had been garaged for
    20 years !!!!!......I have a severe mildew odor and residue on
    all of the interior.

    Seats will probably be removed and replaced...but...
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    stuck rear wheel

    I just aquired a 72-240 that has been garaged for 20 yrs !
    Great body/chassie condition..no rust, all stock, all there.
    However, the right rear wheel will not turn. I disconnected the
    E brake...
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    EFI AFM idle adjustment

    I've been battling a smoking exhaust during decelertation
    mode on my 75-280 since aquiring it last year.
    Have rebuilt engine and have concluded that its not oil smoke
    ,at least not anymore....
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    The fuel injectors are paired with a resistor...

    The fuel injectors are paired with a resistor banks, 1-4 go to one pack of
    resistors, and 5 & 6 operate off the other one. These are silver units located
    behind the windshield washer bottle. ...
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    2 extra wires at ECU

    I just removed the cover of the ECU on my 75-280 Cali model, and
    there are 2 white wires..with bullet connectors...coming out of the
    wiring harness, at the 35 prong connector.
    They are not...
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    Late bloomer? To this thread that is....

    Well I thought I had posted this topic before, but it must have been
    over at another Z forum....we tend to wander :ermm:

    I'm now 49...a bachelor with 2 golden retreivers and live in ...
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    Being a Geico member since 1989, and having NO...

    Being a Geico member since 1989, and having NO bad experiences with them, I'm
    shocked !!!
    Even a year or so ago, when I first purchased my Z, they were very helpful and
    advised me to go to a...
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    Removed them so the paint job would be better (...

    Removed them so the paint job would be better ( less masking,etc )
    Put them back on cause I don't dislike the looks..and they were a normal
    dealer accessory in the mid 70's, so to remain "true to...
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    Rear hatch seal PITA

    Am attempting to replace the rear hatch rubber seal, with a
    replacement from Victoria/British .
    Have figured out how it attaches, but the top portion that is
    like near the hinges is...
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    Strips put back on

    I just had my 75 repainted, and removed and replaced the
    ding strips myself.
    Easy to do...drill out the old rivets and pop-rivet them back on
    afta.
    Be carefull when reattaching strips, so as not...
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    skuff marks/scratch removal

    The black plastic center console on my 75-280 has numerous skuff marks, predominatly on the passengers side.
    Does anyone have a prefered method to remove them ?
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    Poll: Like others, I like both, but would purchase the...

    Like others, I like both, but would purchase the dark one
    first...well, I'm ready...where's the link ???
    Good job...let us know when available .

    Z-On ...Gene
  19. Thread: Engine Weight?

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    Little $$$$$

    Got my engine stand (750 lb ) at discount tool store.$34.00,
    but sure its from China !
    Got nice used professional 1000LB hoist from local auto
    mechanic, for $50, who just upgraded to 3000 lb...
  20. Thread: Engine Weight?

    by NH-75-Z
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    2x4 helped !

    Had my L28 on a 750 engine stand much of last Winter,
    and felt like it was "sagging" 'bout 2 months in....
    so braced front of engine block with 2 x 4 Just in Case !!!
    Don't want it snapping off...
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    Good advice

    Thanks for your insight...I've seen this method discribed
    on another forum, just didn't know it was the "norm" .
    FSM....instructions are Pie in the Sky !!!

    More time on the...
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    I guess I'm missing something...to remove rear...

    I guess I'm missing something...to remove rear strut...
    the FSM says disconnect half shaft, brake line and EB cable,
    3 bolts in tower, and remove spindle, then lower strut and
    change cartridge...
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    4 Strut cartridge installation

    Have purchases 4 Tokico HP cartridges for 75-280.
    Made appt. at Import auto shop for installation.
    2 weeks later, delivered car...and 3 days later no service
    had been performed. Owner, now wants...
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    Go for the 82

    I recently changed the tranny in my 75-280 from
    4 spd to a 78 5-spd.
    Although the 5th gear is "better" than the old 1:1 ,
    I had expected a lower RPM for Highway cruzin. Its
    3K RPM at 70MPH +/- ...
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    Post engine rebuild-symptom ?

    Last Fall I posted about my 75-L28, N42/N42 burning oil on
    decel, and due to your great advice, I totally rebuilt it this
    winter, myself...first time. And its running great..
    However, Sat, I...
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