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    hawaii z

    i have a 04/1972 240z vin#hls3076649 i bought in hawaii in 1977 that has less yhan 6,500 original miles.how do i find out what day it was produced my b-day is 04/20/1958

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Redwing's Car - An Update

Open S30 Z Discussions 16 Aug 2015
Round two for the 280Z.   I filled up the back of my wife's station wagon and drove over to Jai's house.   I put in the battery hold down bracket I fabricated (and my wonderful wife painted). No more twine holding the battery in place. Those are M6 wing nuts holding the two parts of the...
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Made in USA drill bits?

Open Chit Chat 31 Aug 2015
Just got some hack saw blades made in USA.   Now looking for quality drill bit set.  Can anyone recommend one?
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I need this part....

Interior Today, 12:45 PM
Anyone have this part? Its part of the reclining mechanism for a 73 240 drivers seat. I repaired it once already but my welding skills are sub-par at best. I may take it to a local shop but thought I would check here first hoping someone would have misc seat parts.
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AC/Heater stuck Mode door

Electrical Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Before I go ripping the center dash apart again, is there any " common " problem that would cause a Mode door to get jammed in the Vent position?   Probably once I take it apart ( Again.... Grrrr ) , the answer will be staring me in the face.. but just want to know if there are any Common as...
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Finally started engine but it runs way too high paced...P...

Help Me !! Today, 05:37 AM
Hello, I have a 260z with the original engine. When i bought the car it wasn't running and so after changing the fuel pump, ignition system, and carbs (from flat tops to su carbs) I FINALLY got it to start up!! Only problem is that it is running at a very high pace, and releasing a lot of smoke t...
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260z no start once hot ..all electrical gone when hot

Help Me !! Today, 08:43 AM
OK guys I have a strange issue ....i have a late year 1974 datsun 260z ....its got new wires cap rotor...new starter and battery...and new coil.     When it has been sitting and cool i can start the car right up......   Once i start driving it and it heats up after i shut it off .....
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Restoring a 1977 280z! (My first z car)

Open S30 Z Discussions 10 Aug 2015
Hey guys! My name is Jacob, and this morning I purchased a 1977 280z for $750! I found it on craigslist and I couldn't believe my eyes! The only things I have found missing so far are the radiator and the ac compressor. I know this is gonna be a long process to make it like new, so I sure would l...
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WTB V-8 converison Z

Open Chit Chat Yesterday, 07:14 AM
A quick note out there.Is there anyone that know's of a nice(no rat nest wiring)Z conversion.I live on the other side of Seattle Wa.I've looked at a couple around the state(most have Automatic's,Yuk!)Real sports car have manual's.The ideal car would be a 302(alum head's) ford,with a 5-6...
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240Z Resto - 01/1970 Car

Open S30 Z Discussions 01 Jun 2015
So, this might be a good time to start posting photos of what I've been doing for the passed couple of months. Organizing, labelling, ordering, cleaning, etc.   Work seems like it's been slow, but I was left with kind of a huge mess when I started this resto. Things were bagged accordingly f...
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Front Air Dam

Body and Paint Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Anyone know where to purchase this type of front air dam?    
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Fuel shoots into engine bay on backfire

Carburetor Central 09 Jun 2015
I bought these SU carbs used and have not run them yet.  The visual inspection looks fine and I had Rebello do the big bore conversion and give them a good once over.  The motor has never run so a backfire is to be expected while i get things sorted out.  What concerns me is that o...
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[2015] What Did You Do To/with Your Z Today?

What I Did Today 31 Dec 2014
Started to gather the parts to reupholster the seats.
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1976 280Z Restoration Project

Open S30 Z Discussions 06 Feb 2015
Hi everyone! My name is Mark and I will be restoring my 1976 280Z coupe HLS30-271295 starting this year. I look forward to your feedback and help as I am sure most of you have a lot of experience with restoring your own cars! I am hoping you will all chip in and help me avoid some common pitfalls...
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Good Injector cleaners.

Fuel Injection 27 Aug 2015
Just a couple of suggestions on Fuel Injector cleaners that REALLY work. I've personally used these products on my 1998 Audi and 1976 280Z and can attest to their effectiveness.   1: Liqui Moly Jectron fuel injection cleaner. Liqui Moly is a German company that makes top quality Lubricants a...
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LED vs Halogen

Electrical Yesterday, 11:35 AM
The LED topic is a recurring one -- here's a good comparison of headlight choices from Jalopnik: http://thegarage.jal...leds-1728026383
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