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    Yes thats what it turned out to be. I primed it...

    Yes thats what it turned out to be. I primed it and away she went. Thanks for the help. This is what this site is so good for. Z-Car people helping each other. I was depressed to see the apparent...
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    Yeah Bruce I put gas in the tank before I tried...

    Yeah Bruce I put gas in the tank before I tried those different things. There are no other pumps in line on the car. I am going to blow some air back thru fuel line today. I am really thinking there...
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    Fuel Line Issue

    I let my car set for a couple of weeks with just a little gas in the tank. Long story short. I went to start her up and no go at at all. Plenty of spark so I am looking at a fuel issue. The fuel...
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    Crankshaft Pulley

    I was looking at the crank pulley today on a new engine i am putting together for my 72. It is a L24 out of another parts car. It has a two row pulley and I was looking at it and i cannot find any...
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    By the way ,Dave did a great job of rebuilding...

    By the way ,Dave did a great job of rebuilding the carbs.
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    Thanks Bruce. Dave Irwin rebuilt these so I will...

    Thanks Bruce. Dave Irwin rebuilt these so I will make and plug the holes correctly. Thanks again.
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    Carb Heater Question

    I was just wondering how many of you have eliminated the hot water line thru the carbs and the return line on the other side of the motor. With what results? I live in Oregon so it gets a little cold...
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    I have got a set of the ansen sprint wheels. I...

    I have got a set of the ansen sprint wheels. I believe they are 14x7's. They are in really good shape and I would be willing to part with them for $150.00 I bought this car from a second owner and he...
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    I don't think your old plugs look bad at all. For...

    I don't think your old plugs look bad at all. For what it's worth get rid of the Autolite and go to NGK. Just my opinion.:)
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    That does not sound right to me. Been running a...

    That does not sound right to me. Been running a 13lb cap forever on my 1972 I think I would put a new radiator in if it was me. Just put one in mine last year and it was less than $200.00. Those old...
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    I will call Roger tomorrow night. I am working...

    I will call Roger tomorrow night. I am working Saturday and after todays meeting with our owner probably alot more thru the summer. Like they say,"don't worry about the mule just load the...
  12. Arne: I put my Pertronix in over three years ago...

    Arne: I put my Pertronix in over three years ago and it still works just fine. Running the same Ngk plugs you are,Beck Arnley Cap,Rotor,and Beck Arnley 7mm wires. Left the stock coil in as well as...
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    I took out the stock R-180 out of my 1972 with...

    I took out the stock R-180 out of my 1972 with 3.36 gears and replaced it with a R-200 out of a 1976 that had a 3.54 rear differential. Big difference. I was pretty surprised. Stronger,yes I am sure....
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    Very well said E. I have fought this issue more...

    Very well said E. I have fought this issue more than once,and I am sure I will again.;) I have had these cars for many years and I actually think it is part of owning one.LOL
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    You could spend less than a $100.00 and put a...

    You could spend less than a $100.00 and put a Pertronix in your car. Bullet proof really and I am the running stock coil and ballast resistor. One of the very best things I ever did for my 72. And...
  16. I think it looks great. My car is Orange/Red/...

    I think it looks great. My car is Orange/Red/ Persimmon/primer Gray.:) And if it makes you happy, that is all that really matters. After all it is your car.:classic:
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    Exactly how I feel. I have had 240z's since I...

    Exactly how I feel. I have had 240z's since I bought one new in 1972. Nissan is just like Ford with the Mustang,Chevrolet with the Camaro, and Dodge with the Challenger. You will never make them...
  18. Live in Oregon. Had these cars for over thirty...

    Live in Oregon. Had these cars for over thirty years. Never ran the switch in the winter position. Never. My 1972 gets driven pretty much every day. And it did get cold this winter a couple of...
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    Not trying to hijack your thread.:D I replaced...

    Not trying to hijack your thread.:D
    I replaced the bearings both sides. Got those thru Napa. I got the the replacement nuts thru Nissan as well as new spindle nuts. The bearings were a real pain in...
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    You can get OEM from Motorsport Auto. They are...

    You can get OEM from Motorsport Auto. They are alot better quality than the ones you will get from Black Dragon although they are cheaper. In this case I personally would go OEM. Also, just to...
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    That is part of what I am going to work on today....

    That is part of what I am going to work on today. My car dosen't have the rust issue's that your car has but it has the smell although not as bad. I am going to replace the tailight gaskets today and...
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    It could be the Gauge itself or more likely the...

    It could be the Gauge itself or more likely the sender unit in the tank also. The sending units are still available OEM and I would start there. A whole lot easier than replacing a Gauge.:classic: My...
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    I agree completely. I say that because I have...

    I agree completely. I say that because I have been thru the wheel bearing thing with my 1972, as well as several other Z Car related issues's. And sitting for so long did not help anything on your...
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    I grew up around and with muscle cars. Loved them...

    I grew up around and with muscle cars. Loved them then and now. I really love my 72 Z car though as well. :classic: I was down at the Dodge dealership today and looked at a 2009 Black Hemi...
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    I too have had good dealings with MSA. But thru...

    I too have had good dealings with MSA. But thru trial and error I have learned to be real careful about "after market parts". I don't care where they come from. Not that there are not quality...
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