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    Well, it looks I'll be out of the Z thing for...

    Well, it looks I'll be out of the Z thing for awhile.

    I sold my car a few weeks ago and will be pursuing other hobbies with my family. The Z really hadn't been driven in 2 years and I didn't put...
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    Sold

    Engine has been sold.
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    Sorry about the late reply guys. I've been out...

    Sorry about the late reply guys. I've been out of town since Tuesday.

    This has the E31 head on it. (I guess I should have mentioned that.) All valve seals were replaced with new. All gaskets...
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    FS - L24 from '71

    Well, I've made the decision to part with the L24 motor from my 240Z. This motor was originally pulled from the car around 60k miles by previous owner (moving to larger engine). I bought the engine...
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    Ditto on your situation here. My car was...

    Ditto on your situation here.

    My car was originally going to be a show car/weekend driver when I started. I even found the original engine (by luck, though). So I now have a numbers matching...
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    Hey, Dave. Nice color. Should look great out in...

    Hey, Dave.
    Nice color. Should look great out in the sun.
  7. brake retainers

    Thanks, Will.

    I appreciate the offer and until I can find a new set, these might have to work.

    So how did the rotisserie work out for you? Are you finished with the project yet?

    (PM sent)
  8. Looking for Rear brake cylinder retaining clips

    I'm looking for a set of rear brake cylinder retaining clips for a '71 240Z. They should be the same from '70 thru '76. These are the "C" shaped, spring clips that are similar to those that hold...
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    That's the sign of a good shop.

    That's the sign of a good shop.
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    It's not a cat., but a pre-muffler or resonator. ...

    It's not a cat., but a pre-muffler or resonator. With both the stock and aftermarket systems, a pre-muffler was used to cut down the resonating from the exhaust pulses. These tend to happen (or be...
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    Yes, the vertical height (or drop) of this header...

    Yes, the vertical height (or drop) of this header is built in. But it does not hang lower than the bottom of the car. To be honest, it is a 6-into-2-into-1 header. The really is no such thing as a...
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    If you're interested, I have an exhaust header...

    If you're interested, I have an exhaust header that I'm trying to sell. It's a 6-into-1 with a 2-1/2" collector. It has fittings for smog ports, but they have been plugged (could be drilled out and...
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    That's what the 350 was originally designed to...

    That's what the 350 was originally designed to be. A sort of retro look back, encompasing design ques from all the models.


    The Z cars have been and were always Nissans. Datsun was just a...
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    SHHHHHHH!!!!:tapemouth Pepper will get mad at...

    SHHHHHHH!!!!:tapemouth

    Pepper will get mad at me for telling.....:paranoid:
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    Most oil pressure cut-out switches have a...

    Most oil pressure cut-out switches have a separate terminal that is hooked into the starter loop. That way, whenever your starter has power (ie: you are cranking), then the pump will also get power....
  16. Thread: Sandblasting

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    If you have been convinced to avoid sand...

    If you have been convinced to avoid sand blasting, then disregard this post.

    I sand blasted my entire car in my garage with a portable baster unit from Northern Tools. (Not sure of the cost as I...
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    "The other Woman" I had an 8 year affair with...

    "The other Woman"
    I had an 8 year affair with this car while bringing it back from the dead. I spent more time in the garage than I did in the house. This is my wife's name for the car, of course....
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    Based on your gallery pics, these holes are where...

    Based on your gallery pics, these holes are where the speakers are mounted. Most of the time, this was done to the "tool-box" doors in the rear deck on the later year cars. Since you have a Series...
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    I'll throw another wrench into this.... Steve...

    I'll throw another wrench into this....
    Steve isn't the only one that has this setup.

    No, it's not me. Sorry (name with held,you know who you are), I couldn't resist!
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    You might have a bit better luck if this was...

    You might have a bit better luck if this was posted in the correct forum. The "240K" Discussion Forum is for a non-US-spec car that is only a slight cousin of the Z car.
  21. Thread: Fuel Tank Strap

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    He's talking about the metal tie-down strapping...

    He's talking about the metal tie-down strapping used to secure mobile homes to the ground. It is metal. And it's not the same thing as tie-down straps used for securing a load to a pick-up bed.
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    To give you a baseline to start with, I used to...

    To give you a baseline to start with, I used to run a bone stock '73 L24 w/ E88 head, stock '72 SU's, and a 6-2-1 header w/ 2-1/4" exhaust. Motor had just over 200k miles, w/ leaky valve seals and...
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    Well, if it wasn't for needing new tires, just...

    Well, if it wasn't for needing new tires, just starting a new job (last 2 months), and still having to pay registration fees, I would be up in your neck-o-the-woods next month playing at TMS and MSR...
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    I have one from a 280 also that won't work for...

    I have one from a 280 also that won't work for me. It's painted white, btw.

    If anybody wants it make an offer.
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    Hey Dreco. So you're getting out of the racing...

    Hey Dreco.
    So you're getting out of the racing scene and into the car shows? That's the opposite direction I seem to be going....

    FWIW, I did the same treatment to my valve cover (high-heat...
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