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    My two swiss S30Z Fairlady Restoration build thread

    Thread Starter: JDMjunkies.ch

    Well hello everybody. i'd like to introduce myself. I'm Nils, coming from switzerland and about two year ago i started work on a S30Z i bought. I now have a few restored parts, a lot of repair-parts lying around but the chassis was in bad condition because of earlier bad repair attempts by previous...

    Last Post By: JDMjunkies.ch 1 Day Ago Go to last post

    [2014] What did you do to/with your Z today?

    Thread Starter: Arne

    Rather than let these threads go on forever as they do in some other forums, I thought I'd start new ones for separate generations for the New Year. Use these threads for short, Twitter-like posts, things that may not be worth their own thread. Since only the S30 threads got any use over the...

    Last Post By: gwri8 23 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Marty Rogan

    Pay it forward!!!

    Thread Starter: Marty Rogan

    We need a PAY IT FORWARD thread. With tough economic times and the Holidays fast approaching, a lot of people could use a break or a hand out. How does it work? Really simple...Clean out your garage with a part that you thought about selling, but considering its relative worth it's just better...

    Last Post By: Oc240z 3 Days Ago Go to last post

    Starting a new project...Subaru STI Differential swap into my Z

    Thread Starter: Zedyone_kenobi

    I have replaced everything in the drivetrain except the Diff in my Z. I am going to do this in stages. First I am going to buy an R180 STI LSD differential. Already bidding on one on Ebay. Next up is the Wolf Creek output shafts so I can bolt up my half half shafts Finally after I save up a...

    Last Post By: malibud 13 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Newest addition to the garage.

    Thread Starter: Diseazd

    This makes 5 :) 1972 with 38k original miles.

    Last Post By: Diseazd 1 Day Ago Go to last post

    Just ordered my Rebello 3.0, now what

    Thread Starter: Kurbycar32

    I placed the order for a Rebello 3.0 so at some point a mostly complete motor will be brought home to swap into my running car. I have done motor swaps on other vehicles but I am not a professional mechanic, what could I be forgetting? Heres my current list in no particular order: Have...

    Last Post By: Patcon 1 Day Ago Go to last post

    71' Refresher project starts

    Thread Starter: grnsky

    Thought I would start a thread in lieu of finally getting my 71 running this weekend!!!! The car had been in a 5 year hiatus before I bought it, and due to other projects has sat for another 2 years while in my possession. But on this memorial day weekend I was determined to get as much done...

    Last Post By: grnsky 4 Days Ago Go to last post

    Sold on LEDs

    Thread Starter: SteveJ

    I took the plunge and purchased LEDs to replace the exterior lights, except for the plate lights. So far I replaced all but the lights under the bumper. I'll probably get to those this weekend. I did check the current flow with the LEDs, and it is now 2.6A. I didn't measure the current before the...

    Last Post By: EuroDat 3 Days Ago Go to last post

    Chinese Junk rant

    Thread Starter: Blue

    Spent a full day chasing my tail helping a friend with his newly imported California series 1. Just when it is tuned and on its way home the "micro" fuel pump fails but still buzzes. Made in China crap. Previously it was working fine. Ended up limping back to my place and scavenging from a few...

    Last Post By: John Coffey 9 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Hardway's 1971 240z #8011 - Build and Repair Thread

    Thread Starter: Hardway

    As described in my previous post I am now the proud owner of 1971 240z Series-1 #8011. The post can be seen here -> http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/open-s30-z-discussions/52517-its-mine-new-owner-1971-240z-8011-a.html This is the most complete 240z I have owned and has been the recipient of a...

    Last Post By: Patcon 4 Days Ago Go to last post
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    HuD 91gt

    Dual Points Electrical Diagram Help

    Thread Starter: HuD 91gt

    Hello everyone, I'm still trying to figure out why I have a lack of power from idle(to 1400rpm or so). After digging into the manual a little further, i've found that my automatic drops the timing down to 0 when temperature is higher, and in cold climates it bumps it up to 10 degrees (Where...

    Last Post By: HuD 91gt 1 Hour Ago Go to last post

    Ring fitment question

    Thread Starter: siteunseen

    I have an F54 87mm overbore block with some new 87mm dished pistons. I know that 1mm is .040" but the ring set that came with all this is .030" oversize. Is that what I need or should I get .040" oversize rings? Thanks for any help, Cliff

    Last Post By: Zed Head 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    Z fan

    Is this Z an indicator that the market is on an up cycle

    Thread Starter: Z fan

    I know that this site favors early Z's , but this clean converted 280 is getting crazy bids , is this a market indicator ? Datsun Z Series 2 Door Hatchback | eBay

    Last Post By: mlc240z 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    Ken Kyger

    280z + battery fusible link no continuty

    Thread Starter: Ken Kyger

    Was having some issues getting the 78 280z to start today, had the roommate squeeze the fusible link connected to the positive battery terminal together and it started, as soon as he removed pressure the car died. Had him squeeze real tight and got the plug all wrapped up in electrical tape to...

    Last Post By: Ken Kyger 3 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Dash lights cause fuse to blow.

    Thread Starter: 1975NC280z

    Good evening all, I've searched through the forum, but can't find a similar issue to mine, so here it goes. I've got a 1975 280z, and I'm trying to hunt down an issue that's keeping me from having dash lights. I can turn the headlights on, including the brights, but as soon as I turn the dial...

    Last Post By: 1975NC280z 3 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Time Required for Engine Work

    Thread Starter: Threehz

    I'm thinking about digging into my engine, but I will be moving soon and don't want to get into a sticky situation. Can anyone chime in on the time it takes to do the jobs listed below? I know times vary significantly between people and engine, but any estimates are appreciated. Engine is out...

    Last Post By: siteunseen 3 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Looking for tips on how to approach getting to the heater core on my '72 Z

    Thread Starter: Coastalman

    My 1972 Z has the dealer installed AC. I know I can just start taking things apart, but if any of the forum members have some helpful tips on how to approach this I would be most thankful. I know I have a leak, but, at this time, don't know if it is the core or one of the hoses. As far as I...

    Last Post By: sdyck 6 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Another clutch ?

    Thread Starter: malibud

    280z engine in a 240zna lost the clutch yesterday so ... I have a l24 flywheel in the garage can I have it surfaced and ready to go (in other words are the l24 and l28 flywheels the same ) Is it worth it to buy a lighten fly wheel on a NA car? I was think of saving $ and put it in my turbo car...

    Last Post By: Zed Head 6 Hours Ago Go to last post

    260Z roof top

    Thread Starter: buysell

    Last Post By: buysell 7 Hours Ago Go to last post

    260Z roof top

    Thread Starter: buysell

    Selling roof of early 260Z. Includes headliner, visors & chrome trim as shown. Has minimal surface rust inside hinge mounts and antenna hole. Top has some dent's, not visible in pictures. Delivery available to: Cedar Rapids; Iowa City; Des Moines, Council Bluffs & Omaha NE - Contact me for details...

    Last Post By: buysell 7 Hours Ago Go to last post

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