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    I too have investigated the plating process. So...

    I too have investigated the plating process. So far I have been using a large wire brush mounted to a bench grinding machine. Laborious holding a bolt for a while at all angles; but it does make them...
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    Any reviews of this one: OBX SS Exhaust...

    Any reviews of this one:

    OBX SS Exhaust Manifold Header Nissan Datsun 240Z 260z 280z 280ZX Fairlady Z New | eBay

    I researched the company; looks like they make a lot of parts for modern...
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    I too thought about buying that NISMO header on...

    I too thought about buying that NISMO header on nissanparts.cc. I just bought the high flow oil pump. Too bad it's NLA. I've decided to stick with the headers that came with my car, unknown brand,...
  4. Can anyone explain these die stamps on my E88 head?

    As the title states, I've noticed quite a few non-factory appearing stamps on my '73 E88 head. I'm assuming they're not factory, but could be?

    Funny, the one on the back (JW 207) are my initials...
  5. Zedyone_kenobi, Do you ever regret going to...

    Zedyone_kenobi,

    Do you ever regret going to the L28? I don't think I will performance wise, but I'm tempted to keep my numbers matching block and ebay found 90,000 mile E31 head for the forseeable...
  6. One last note: the engine builder said the...

    One last note: the engine builder said the compression ratio is right around 9.9:1.
  7. Battery tray -- and finally...some power!

    I did this shortly after my last post waaay back in September:

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    I'll post a picture later of the finished product. Again, that was a whopping four months ago. What have I done...
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    We can post and re-post pretty pictures of work...

    We can post and re-post pretty pictures of work he has done in the past. The bottom line is that he has not refunded at least the previous poster's and my money. Sure, he PMed me and asked for an...
  9. Update Sep 2012

    Alright, I'm bringing this back from the dead, but I have a bunch of updates. I'm having an F54/E88 combo built by Dunnaway Race Engines in Washington, GA. The block is from a 1983 280ZX with 140,000...
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    Can you identify this header?

    Can anyone tell me who makes this header ?

    It came off a 2 owner '73 Datsun 240Z that I'm getting a 2.8L motor built for. The 6-2 connector is a little beat up due to ground clearance but I'm...
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    They look nice, but I still don't have a refund...

    They look nice, but I still don't have a refund for a part that was never delivered. He said he'd send me a money order.
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    CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHY WINGZR0 DECIDED TO OPEN AN...

    CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHY WINGZR0 DECIDED TO OPEN AN EBAY ACCOUNT UNDER THE NAME iheartracing CLAIMING HE COULD SELL/MAKE UP TO FIVE SETS OF ANSA TWIN STACK MUFFLER TIPS...THEN CLOSE HIS ACCOUNT AFTER...
  13. Derek, I'm interested in a pair as well....

    Derek,

    I'm interested in a pair as well. Please PM ordering instructions. PayPal works for me. Thanks.
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    Wow...ok. And you knew it had the cam? There's...

    Wow...ok. And you knew it had the cam?

    There's a guy here in Augusta with a L28 and 5 speed that was pulled from a wrecked car two years ago and "stored outdoors" w/ 145,000 miles and he wants...
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    I'm liking this discussion. Trying to figure...

    I'm liking this discussion.

    Trying to figure out what route I'm going to take with my mostly original '73. I didn't think about the fact that boring the L24 is a one-time deal.

    I'm thinking...
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    These tire and rim discussions are always so...

    These tire and rim discussions are always so lively :ermm: and...confusing to say the least. :ogre:

    I'm glad someone tried to restate the bottom line facts for the OP. It helped me too. Thanks.
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    This is a motivating post! I find there are...

    This is a motivating post!

    I find there are times when tinkering with / working on my '73 240z (Layla) it can be a morale / mood booster, or a frustration inducing mess.

    I like to stick to the...
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    Looks like you had a nice weekend! Let us know of...

    Looks like you had a nice weekend! Let us know of any updates.

    Two questions:

    Any plans for the original engine?

    I'm looking at a 280z engine/trans setup locally for $500, but with no...
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    The error in self-stamping the block by some...

    The error in self-stamping the block by some Datsun/Nissan mechanic is plausible I suppose. If one noticed the mistake, they likely would not have told anyone or...told their supervisor and figured...
  20. Looks like I'm just going to pull the L24. With...

    Looks like I'm just going to pull the L24. With the entire driver's side of the engine disassembled, along with the starter, fuel rail, etc., I decided to go ahead and remove the three or four bolts...
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    Welcome! Where in NC? Looks like you've got...

    Welcome! Where in NC? Looks like you've got yourself a fun little project.

    I just bought my '73 240z in November. I enjoyed it for a month or so, and now have begun emptying the engine bay. I'm...
  22. I'm in Augusta, GA. Thought I'd take some...

    I'm in Augusta, GA.

    Thought I'd take some time to show you guys where I'm at. I'm trying to not get too far ahead of myself buying parts, tearing it up, etc. Since I bought the car I've put about...
  23. Thread: My first Z!

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    This is Jeremy, one of the guys that test drove...

    This is Jeremy, one of the guys that test drove your car in front of the dog salon.

    Which coilovers did you use? The stance looks amazing.
  24. Finally got one...now to make it mine: 1973 240z Refresh / Personalisation

    Hello All,

    I got serious about buying a Z over the summer. I've been in love with them since I was about 8. I've been reading the forums for about six months and after test driving two found Layla...
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    My first post...thought I'd share. In my...

    My first post...thought I'd share.

    In my garage:

    1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Four Door (driving work in progress)

    1973 Datsun 240Z (3rd owner, all original, new toy to work on / play with)

    In...
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