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    You know those aren't factory equipment, don't...

    You know those aren't factory equipment, don't you?
  2. Thread: Where to buy...

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    Number doesn't matter, it will vary depending on...

    Number doesn't matter, it will vary depending on many things, even the weather. The key is that you want both carbs to read the same.
  3. Thread: Where to buy...

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    Both styles available from MSA, who is a site...

    Both styles available from MSA, who is a site sponsor.

    Synchrotester Tool

    Synchrometer Tool
  4. FWIW - R&T listed their 1970 test car's curb...

    FWIW - R&T listed their 1970 test car's curb weight as 2355 lbs., test weight (w/driver and test gear) as 2769 and weight distribution (w/driver) as 51/49. Factory data always assumed empty car for...
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    Here's what I wrote back when I did it: ...

    Here's what I wrote back when I did it:



    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/attachments/group-buys/33115d1260040334-r-t-diff-mount-group-buy-dsc_1447.jpg
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    Good info, Steve, thanks! They don't look too bad...

    Good info, Steve, thanks! They don't look too bad on the car. But still all the 14" tire issues.
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    I used the R-T mount as a strap replacement,...

    I used the R-T mount as a strap replacement, using a single poly bump stop at the top with a factory lower mount. All angles are as stock, but the R-T and bump stop hold the diff in place much better...
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    No, the "trade for" rims are Toyota Celica/Supra...

    No, the "trade for" rims are Toyota Celica/Supra GTS rims. 14x7 with a relatively deep RWD offset. They will fit a Z, but proper lug nuts are difficult to find, since Toyota uses 12x1.5 while Nissan...
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    Nope, different. The '73 bumper bars are thicker....

    Nope, different. The '73 bumper bars are thicker.

    Have new bolts welded in.
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    Yes, Carl, you are correct. Pacific updated the...

    Yes, Carl, you are correct. Pacific updated the design of those caps years ago, in the '90s maybe? So the current ones are close, but not exact.

    But the best part is that the originals are quite...
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    Very good. That's exactly how I did mine, except...

    Very good. That's exactly how I did mine, except my tubes weren't calibrated. This will work.
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    Great idea! I know from experience that getting...

    Great idea! I know from experience that getting the float level correct on both carbs is the essential first step to adjusting the mixture in these carbs. I've done this using a clear vinyl tube on...
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    Never hurts to ask. But I sold those quite some...

    Never hurts to ask. But I sold those quite some time ago. The only Z-related stuff I've got left is a bunch of original Japanese light bulbs (Life and Toshiba, mostly) salvaged from the three cars....
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    Yes, the 'D' hubcaps were used (in the two...

    Yes, the 'D' hubcaps were used (in the two different versions) for both the '70 & '71 model years. The 'Z' style started in '72 (about 8/71 build date) through the end of the '76 280Z.
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    Congrats, Julio! I know the feeling, our...

    Congrats, Julio! I know the feeling, our anniversary coming up in late July will be 36 years. Hard to imagine...
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    "It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A...

    "It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,
    A beautiful day for a neighbor,
    Would you be mine? Could you be mine?

    It's a neighborly day in this beautywood,
    A neighborly day for a beauty,
    Would...
  17. Thread: Using DOT 4 fluid

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    DOT 4 typically is a higher boiling point, but...

    DOT 4 typically is a higher boiling point, but absorbs moisture from the atmosphere quicker. It is fine to use in cars calling for DOT 3, but you should change it more often than most people do. Most...
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    There goes another one. A lot of really nice #3 &...

    There goes another one. A lot of really nice #3 & #2 cars keep moving to Europe. Too bad buyers in the US aren't willing to pay what these cars are worth.
  19. Are you looking for a project, or ready to drive?...

    Are you looking for a project, or ready to drive? The first post said project, but the white was obviously not.
  20. The Alfas are nice, fun cars. But depending on...

    The Alfas are nice, fun cars. But depending on how deep into your wallet you want to go, a similar experience that might be more affordable might be an early Fiat 124 Spider. A...
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    I've seen pictures before. IIRC, Nissan used that...

    I've seen pictures before. IIRC, Nissan used that intake on non-sporting versions. I don't know that it'll ever be super great for performance.
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    No, I don't think so. Back in those days they...

    No, I don't think so. Back in those days they didn't use metric.
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    Those are - as the casting indicates - 14x7's,...

    Those are - as the casting indicates - 14x7's, the wider of the two available sizes. I can't remember the offset off hand, but it was pretty aggressive (deep). Probably something like -10 or so. If...
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    These were technically vanity plates, as that is...

    These were technically vanity plates, as that is the only way to transfer vintage plates for daily use here in Oregon. Could have registered them as "Special Interest" (over 25 years old), but I...
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    The US brake circuit goes through the turn signal...

    The US brake circuit goes through the turn signal switch, so any rewire you do needs to eliminate that part of the circuit. Check out these two tech articles for ideas:
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