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  1. I found the problem to be gasket material in the...

    I found the problem to be gasket material in the injector orifices of 2 cylinders partially blocking them. Seemed to run fine after being cleared out.
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    Fairlady Z power up

    Hi, I have a Fairlady Z(similar to the 280Z but with L20E 6cylinder) with the engine overhauled and running the original fuel injection. The car seems to be under powered. The car is running really...
  3. 1979 Z hesitant at initial acceleration

    I need help with my car. I started a new thread as the other was becoming too long.

    My main issue is that the car underwent a 7 year restoration. The engine was dismantelled, fitted with new rings...
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    I,ve changed the thermotime and the water...

    I,ve changed the thermotime and the water sensors. This made no change. Yes the idle is fine when the engine is warm. When the engine is cold it takes about 10 minutes to warm up with the idle being...
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    Hi, this engine is fuel injected and does not...

    Hi, this engine is fuel injected and does not have a choke, when warm the idle is good, but there is a hesitation when accelerating.
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    Hi Andrew, I have consulted the 280z fuel...

    Hi Andrew, I have consulted the 280z fuel injection bible. The components and diagram in it is slightly different to the system on my car, ie-mine does not have the auxilliary air valve or the cold...
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    1979z - 1500rpm cold idle

    Hi All, I have a bit more time for browsing as my 1979 Fairlady Z is back on the road after a 7- year ground up restoration. I do have 1 issue though: The engine will not idle below 1500 rpm when the...
  8. Exhaust overheat light on and engine won't turn in start position

    Hi all, I have just installed my overhauled engine in my 200Z( same as 280Z ).
    Initially the engine started and I got it to run to an exceptable level, idling smoothly. It does have a hesitation...
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