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    Most of the kids (and adults) that I see driving...

    Most of the kids (and adults) that I see driving these cars don't know/respect the older Japanese cars. I think a lot of them are speed and "for show" freaks and that is it. They buy what is trendy...
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    That is a great story and a beautiful car. ...

    That is a great story and a beautiful car.

    -Ben
  3. They come in 15" and 16" for nice fitment on a Z....

    They come in 15" and 16" for nice fitment on a Z.

    Check out the website. It is in Japanese, but find the eight-spoke style and you will see the sizes and offsets. There is a fitment page and...
  4. Hello Dave, 1. I got them actually off of...

    Hello Dave,

    1. I got them actually off of ebay about a year and a half ago from a guy on the east coast who imported them from Japan.

    2. I had them done at a shop in Walnut Creek (Northern...
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    In my 260z, 70mph in fourth is between...

    In my 260z, 70mph in fourth is between 2100-2400rpm. Welcome to the club. I have a stock suspension, and It does just fine in the twisties. It could be a little tighter, but it still gives me...
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    Welcome to the club. I love the G-nose and the...

    Welcome to the club. I love the G-nose and the wide wheels.

    Take care and enjoy this forum as it is extremely helpful and the members are great. I owe this club much debt.

    -Ben :)
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    I cannot believe that they are moving their NA...

    I cannot believe that they are moving their NA headquarters from Gardena, Ca to Tennessee. It is just a shame.

    I am sorry to hear about you possibly not bringing your car to the event Ron. ...
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    I am so sorry to see what happened to your...

    I am so sorry to see what happened to your beautiful C110. Hopefully, their insurance company will come through and pay for you to get it back to as good as new condition. I am crossing my fingers...
  9. Thanks for telling me that Lachlan. Are the ones...

    Thanks for telling me that Lachlan. Are the ones on your C110 the ones that would work on my car?
  10. Sakijo, my lug nuts are Watanabe lug nuts. ...

    Sakijo, my lug nuts are Watanabe lug nuts.

    Lachlan, I thought the metal center caps were the same shape as the plastic ones?

    The wheel weights are on the inner lip, not really the back. I...
  11. I have done enough for now, but I would like a...

    I have done enough for now, but I would like a new exhaust eventually. The seat will go in too, but I do not have a headrest. I have to keep looking on yahoo Japan auctions, but things are going to...
  12. For the most part, it is going to stay stock. I...

    For the most part, it is going to stay stock. I have done a lot of maintenance, but not a whole lot of modifications. I want it to be know that it is a 260Z. I am not ashamed that it is not a...
  13. Lachlan, The car does feel like it rides...

    Lachlan,

    The car does feel like it rides better because the steering is so tame now. There is no shake at all. I haven't pushed the car yet as I had the wheels put one this morning and its...
  14. Pennyman The race cars of the time fitted with...

    Pennyman

    The race cars of the time fitted with Watanabe almost always had the all gunmetal finish. Besides that, I think they look really cool all gunmetal. From the factory, Watanabe does not...
  15. Watanabe wheels are restored and fitted... Photos inside.

    I am not one to boast about my car or anything for that matter. However, I thought I would make a thread in regards to my car with Watanabe wheels in hopes that it may spark interest in some members...
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    Hello Armand and welcome to the club. I too have...

    Hello Armand and welcome to the club. I too have a 260z. Hopefully you will find what you are looking for in these threads. There is a lot of information that you can find on this site. Just type...
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    I have been in a car with a Nardi steering wheel...

    I have been in a car with a Nardi steering wheel and it is not too far from the driver. They look beautiful and they are very popular for Z's in Japan and among many enthusiasts. A friend of mine...
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    That is very strange. Your right it has a...

    That is very strange. Your right it has a 260/280 dash and cosole with 74-76 steering wheel, the front fenders look like they are from a 240z, the door panels are from a 240z, and the hatch is from...
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    I second that Victor.

    I second that Victor.
  20. Thread: 1st gen seats

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    When did Nissan stop making the seat with the...

    When did Nissan stop making the seat with the vents? My early 260z came with the original seat covers before I installed replica seat covers (with the vents from too intense restoration) and they...
  21. Thread: 1st gen seats

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    Mike, is the headrest on your original seat a lot...

    Mike, is the headrest on your original seat a lot thicker than the newer seat? I thought that the really early JDM cars had a thicker headrest than the 71-78 ones. Could you post some pics? Take...
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    Your wheels look great Gary. I just had some...

    Your wheels look great Gary.

    I just had some wheels professionally restored and they machine cut the backs, bead blasted, primed, and painted the wheels. There was no curb rash at all. It was...
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    It sounds like you are doing it right. I found...

    It sounds like you are doing it right. I found an oem NOS exhaust manifold that I am installing. The down pipe that is on my car is warped at where the flange hooks up so I am having that...
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    There are various Japanese companies that make...

    There are various Japanese companies that make stainless steel headers for the L-series, but I do not believe that they sell one that would fit a LHD car. I know of Fujitsubo and Spirit Garage that...
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    I smell gas in the car only when I fill up, so...

    I smell gas in the car only when I fill up, so later this week I am going to have my mechanic drop the tank and replace the hoses that go to the gas tank at the right rear quarter. I remember...
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