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    More humor for you from this week... Me -...

    More humor for you from this week...

    Me - Casually "Honey I might take some money out of one of our accounts.

    Wife - Oh - how much?

    Me- " I am not sure. Maybe 10 or 12 thousand dollars"
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    Building & Buying a Z - Humor

    I have some fun in only a week of looking at building my Z. I thought I might share them with you.

    Keep in mine I have not had a Z in 30 years.

    Please post yours too. LOL LOL LOL



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  3. Thanks & Humor

    Hey fellas, I have not gone away. I just was sidetracked onto some other things for a day.

    Greg - Yes that certainly is an idea - and a darn good one too. I did breifly visit with Dave at...
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    Chris: I considered just keeping this one as a...

    Chris:

    I considered just keeping this one as a stocker. I did. And it seems as if there are a lot of 280s around over here too. The motors are around even new blocks, rods, cams, etc too. The...
  5. I am older than you in my early 50's. My...

    I am older than you in my early 50's.

    My reference to Camelot was really not the Kennedy Camelot 60's as that does not seem so good either. It was more of just the "good old days". Hell I was...
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    I did not read that close enough - Cars and Bars....

    I did not read that close enough - Cars and Bars.

    This might be an interesting discussion for another time :laugh:!
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    I had not followed this progression in these...

    I had not followed this progression in these cars. Thank you for taking the time to show it to all of us. It sure changes the idea some.

    I have read here and other places that you have several...
  8. Yeah his point was well taken and not lost on me....

    Yeah his point was well taken and not lost on me.

    BUT that 1970's Bell was still a little humorous. I should not have thrown all my old helmets away , including that same Bell Star, but they...
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    Bo: Thamks for that. Good work on your car -...

    Bo:

    Thamks for that. Good work on your car - must be addictive!

    YIKES at 400HP in this style car I would have to add a titanium frame around the car and a chute . :classic:
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    Thank you Carl !

    Thank you for joining in here on this Carl.

    Heck I should have left the car in California as it was right in Rebellos neighborhood. Well I can always just drive it back out there amd leave it...
  11. Dave: Not to worry bud. While I appreciate...

    Dave:

    Not to worry bud.

    While I appreciate your concern, I am NOT going crazy with Hellas and ghetto blasters or anything. I know you have a lot of experience with the wiring on this car and...
  12. Yeah mine has 125,000 essentailly stock other...

    Yeah mine has 125,000 essentailly stock other than repaint and wheels. in the last 27 years (since 1982) it has gone 45,000 of that. But it likely needs a freshening anyway so some of my mods were...
  13. Zak - Unibody huh :)! Steve - In a way. But my...

    Zak - Unibody huh :)!

    Steve - In a way. But my cycles will ZIP to 60. The BMW K 1200 is about 3.5seconds from 0 :classic:. The Z is 10 seconds according to info I read :embarrass:. More if I...
  14. Dave: Gerat stuff there. My 260 is a very...

    Dave:

    Gerat stuff there.

    My 260 is a very early 1974 delivered in Oct 1973.

    Do I need, or do you have, or do you do any kits for it. I am thinking it would be plus after I get my 105...
  15. Dont be scaring us new guys whose car is on the...

    Dont be scaring us new guys whose car is on the truck enroute for delivery!

    It would be intersting to see the "work." Damn hicks.

    Hope it goes well from here.
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    K - Yeah it seems optimistic. I will give it a...

    K - Yeah it seems optimistic. I will give it a try after I check over my car real good for a few days.

    JC - Thanks and yes I saw that. But I either have to do this, the Rebello 3 liter or stick...
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    I 'm just looking to see about how much overall...

    I 'm just looking to see about how much overall useable power some of you guys got with a set up like what I am talking about. If it only goes from 10 to 9 then not worth it.


    The reason I used...
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    Well in 1977 it felt a lot faster - just must be...

    Well in 1977 it felt a lot faster - just must be me getting slower as I said :p!


    Bean - The roads here in Texas are long, flat, and fast. In Houston its just crazy and fast. Hell its 80 miles...
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    You know how they are - just talkers and maybe...

    You know how they are - just talkers and maybe jealous too. When I get on them to do it too or go get a Camaro or something ( Maybe an AMC Javelin - hey theres an idea I havent had in YEARS ) you...
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    Dave : Running your numbers HP 185 Wt ...

    Dave :

    Running your numbers

    HP 185

    Wt 2300

    RWD
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    Dave: About what is the 60 time on your car...

    Dave:

    About what is the 60 time on your car either from stop or from rolling?

    How about just seat of the pants when you throw it down and stomp it good say at 30 mph and then at 50-60 on...
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    The 6 seconds above was with 200 hp at...

    The 6 seconds above was with

    200 hp at flywheel

    2500 lb curbweight

    RWD

    Manual
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    0 to 60 & Highway HP - 260Z

    I have not owned a 260Z in about 30 plus years. Over the past 2 weeks I looked at a new 370 and bought a 260.

    Then I read a lot of threads here. Great site. I posted a few posts over in the Z...
  24. How It Starts - Friends Think You're Crazy!!

    They thought I was crazy before.

    But now they have unequivocal proof - a 1970's Japanese car has arrived :D!


    As I put over in the other thread I am a new 260Z guy here. I have not had a...
  25. That is a heck of a job - again! And yes that...

    That is a heck of a job - again!

    And yes that helps - a lot.

    I am going to HAVE to have my 260 lookinig good and running good as ALL my buddies are giving me the rash about the Jap Trap, POS,...
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