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    Thanks for the complements. I left the windshield...

    Thanks for the complements. I left the windshield it at the suggestion of the guy that owns the body shop(Carl). The edge of the gasket was cut away so the edges around the glass would get striped,...
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    It's painted..This is a very happy day. 4 years...

    It's painted..This is a very happy day. 4 years in the making. I will have it back Monday. It will not take long to get it on the road. It may take a month or two until everything is done but the...
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    I am rebuilding my old Z. I have a set of 4 that...

    I am rebuilding my old Z. I have a set of 4 that were in the box from the late 70's. They bolted right in not problem. I was told they were the best shocks available at the time. Looking around the...
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    I know I'm a little crazy with all the time and...

    I know I'm a little crazy with all the time and money I put into the old girl. I am looking forward to taking a ride. Thanks for the good words, it adds to the excitement. I looked at your pictures,...
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    It is wet sanded.... Cant wait, should have paint...

    It is wet sanded.... Cant wait, should have paint soon....Carl the owner told me he normally will not take restorations and only helps preferred customers with this type of work. He told me he could...
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    Can someone actually reproduce this rubber?????...

    Can someone actually reproduce this rubber????? That is very cool... What would a set cost?
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    I'm going to need bumper rubber too for my 73....

    I'm going to need bumper rubber too for my 73. Its getting paint right now and I would love to have it all together by spring. Let me know if you find a solution. I also need some of the chrome...
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    I don’t think I would have started to work on it...

    I don’t think I would have started to work on it without encouragement from Carl so I had to take a picture of Carl in front of his shop. We were able to get the primer on the hood, roof and hatch....
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    Today the car is going to get a coat of special...

    Today the car is going to get a coat of special primer "Rust Defender" Carl the owner of the body shop ask me to come down and help mask and block out the primer when its ready. The primer has a...
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    I went back and ask and that’s exactly what I was...

    I went back and ask and that’s exactly what I was told. There were not many around so the dealers were getting whatever they wanted at that time.
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    To give an idea where I started 4 years ago....

    To give an idea where I started 4 years ago. Before and after
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    I cut and fit some of the metal but a...

    I cut and fit some of the metal but a professional did all the welding. Iím good at a lot of things but I'm not a body man. The car is mostly stock. I couldn't get the body panels to line up. They...
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    The body shop has it now

    It has taken a long time to weld up all the rusty parts and put the car together. I went to the body shop to see, Carl the owner works on and inspects all the work. I'm realy excited....Check out the...
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    Wow, It Looks great

    Wow, It Looks great
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    I had to make the same lines up. I found this...

    I had to make the same lines up. I found this tool worked well from Harborfraight.com.

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  16. Thread: It Runs

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    It Runs

    It is very exciting to put the car together. I am the second owner. I used the car as my daily drive from the 70ís to the 80ís. I stopped using the car when my wife told me she was pregnant in 1983....
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    I can use the filler pieces on the ends on the...

    I can use the filler pieces on the ends on the front bummper on my 73 240Z. I have been working on the car and need new ones. The old ones are damaged and falling apart.
  18. Looks like from the link 26th-Z sent you would...

    Looks like from the link 26th-Z sent you would not be the first to do this to a whole car. I did this to the inspection covers next to the hood. I had just started playing with the process and left...
  19. I did search for rust removal but didn't see your...

    I did search for rust removal but didn't see your info. It is a great process worth doing. Thanks for the link, I have been very happy with the results. I'm putting the car together after 3 years of...
  20. Clean parts and remove rust and paint with no chemicals or metal damage

    Hi everyone. I have found a trick to clean and remove the rust and paint from parts that I thought I would share with you. If you set up a plastic tank of water mixed with washing soda (can be found...
  21. Thanks guys, I was asking about the foam on the...

    Thanks guys,
    I was asking about the foam on the top of the frame to support the top of the inner fender. A friend of mine from a body shop suggested a dollop of seam sealer on the supports. He said...
  22. pad on Pad on top of the frame rail over the front wheel

    I have completely striped cleaned and painted the car. I'm starting to put it back together and need advice. There are some supports that are on top of the rails over the front wheels. They had some...
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    what fuel pump for my 240 triple Weber

    I'm starting to put together my old Z that has off the road for 24 years (it was run one day a year for 24 years). I'm going to replace the fuel pump and need some advice. The car has a triple Weber...
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    Thank you :) You guys make it easy.

    Thank you :) You guys make it easy.
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