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    oh, i see. well that definitely makes sense

    oh, i see. well that definitely makes sense
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    does the capacitor need to be on the constant 12v...

    does the capacitor need to be on the constant 12v or the switched 12v?
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    Radio makes funny noise

    got an 82 280zx, when i bought it, it had no stereo and the original stereo was no where in site. After much trouble shooting and staring at a wiring diagram for an hour, I installed a new alpine...
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    after closer inspection, I realized that the old...

    after closer inspection, I realized that the old thermostat didn't close all the way and the seal was broken and cracked in spots. Could the problem have been coolant leaking past thermostat when car...
  5. Thread: Removing Trim?

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    Thanks for the info. I would definitely like to...

    Thanks for the info. I would definitely like to see the pic of your car with the bumper trim off. This is my first z too. I have only had it for about 5 months. When I got, it had been sitting for...
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    Ok, thanks, I will go ahead and order some new...

    Ok, thanks, I will go ahead and order some new quarters.
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    No, I did not measure water temp with car...

    No, I did not measure water temp with car running, as I already had the motor somewhat taken apart at the time. I plan to measure temp tomorrow after I get new thermostat, and get motor all back...
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    Looking for patch panels.

    I got an 82 280zx 2+2. The bottoms of both rear quarter need to be replaced. I am wondering if anybody has a good z parts car. I will pay cash for the bottom halves of the rear quarters. I need the...
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    I ended up taking apart the thermostat. It did...

    I ended up taking apart the thermostat. It did not appear to be stuck when I took it apart. I tested the thermostat to see if it would open, It opened at 180F just like it should. So now what? it...
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    I have had the car for about 5 months. When I got...

    I have had the car for about 5 months. When I got it, it didn't even run or drive. It has been doing this since I got it running. It has only been running and driving for about 2 months.
  11. Thread: Removing Trim?

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    Removing Trim?

    I have an 82 280zx 2+2. I am about to start the sanding and body work. I am wondering what is under the trim on the bumpers? I want to take off all the trim, but I am not sure the end product will be...
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    Motor never gets hot?

    I wasn't sure if this is an engine or electrical problem so I'll start here. I have a 82 280zx 2+2. runs and drives great, no problems there. There is only one problem that I have been having lately....
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    ok, i agree with you. but i didn't install only...

    ok, i agree with you. but i didn't install only the header, i also installed an aftermarket throttle body and bigger injectors. that is probably where most of my hp increase came from. but ur right,...
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    well first off, I could care less about gas...

    well first off, I could care less about gas mileage, so that is not an issue for me. second, I don't have to pass an emissions test so that is not an issue. and third, I took the motor out of the car...
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    i guess i'll just leave it alone for now, until I...

    i guess i'll just leave it alone for now, until I can get some more aftermarket parts for it.
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    have u tried replacing fuel filter? check...

    have u tried replacing fuel filter? check injector wires?
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    82 280zx tuning

    i have a non turbo 82 280zx 5 speed. I have done pretty much everything that can be done to it. It runs and drives amazingly. I just wanted it a bit faster. I have already eliminated the egr system...
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    reverse electroplating worked perfectly, inside...

    reverse electroplating worked perfectly, inside of gas tank looks brand new again. my 280zx runs like a champ now.
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    I have cleaned out the fuel pump, it's wasn't...

    I have cleaned out the fuel pump, it's wasn't really that bad inside. I have also cleaned out and replaced any lines that needed it. I am in the process of reverse electroplating the rust inside the...
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    I have had the car for about 2 months myself. It...

    I have had the car for about 2 months myself. It is the 2+2 non turbo. When I got it, it has been sitting for about a year. I had to trailer it home as the clutch was stuck to the flywheel. I got it...
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    82 280zx has no power

    I have a 1982 datsun 280zx non turbo. It runs decent and idles great. I has decent power when i cruise around in town, but when i get outside of town and try to go fast, it seems like it has no...
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