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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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Mystery SU Needles -- "369"

SU Carb Technical Articles 06 Oct 2015
Recently picked up a used set of 3-screw roundtop SU's that I plan to restore as a back-up set and last night when I was disassembling them, I noticed the needles are engraved as "369".  The previous owner said that the carbs were from a '72 SCCA racer, so I'm guessing they're richer needles...
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Open S30 Z Discussions 11 Oct 2015
This past weekend, a group of friends who are car enthusiasts took a short Fall Cruise down a stretch of Historic Route 66 between Dwight and Pontiac, IL.  It was a gorgeous, sunny and blue sky October day.  We had 10 people in 9 cars.  I was the sole Z, and sole import for that ma...
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My two swiss S30Z Fairlady Restoration build thread

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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 b...
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Recommendation for new radiator and elctrical fan for 280Z

Engine and Drivetrain 31 Aug 2015
Hi All,   First off I apologize if this topic has been covered elsewhere. I though I've researched the forum good enough, but I have not been able to find good discussion that would cover this topic extensively. If there is a threat out there that you know of, please point me to it.   T...
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Beck Arnley Vs. Posi Quiet Plus That Voice In Your Head

Wheels, Tires and Brakes 29 Mar 2015
I've had this nagging thought that I should check the wear on my front brake pads but haven't done it.  Recently I started hearing a mild crunchy noise while braking, especially at low speed.  I tried braking with just the parking brake and no noise so took a wheel off.  And decide...
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A Meeting with the Original Owner of #8011

Open S30 Z Discussions 08 Oct 2015
As car enthusiasts we are not merely the owners of 4-wheeled machines but caretakers of classic and interesting automobiles.  Anytime we acquire a used but “new to me“ vehicle we always want to know its history, where has it been, has it been treated well, what made the owner buy this car ov...
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floor frame rail question.

Body and Paint Today, 01:47 PM
 74 260. Sept. 73 build date. History, Two P.O.s attempted to get it back on the road. Neither had any success. Engine didn't run. It does now.  Outside shell was sound. Painted flat black.  Seemed reasonably complete judging by the boxes full of removed parts. Spare engine(actual...
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Beware Mr. Gasket fuel filters

Open S30 Z Discussions Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Bought this little gem because I thought the idea was good to see when things got dirty. It left me stranded on the road at 11pm on the way to work. Had to leave my Z in a church parking lot until towed to a buddies house.  I had previous issues with my engine acting like it ran out of fuel,...
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My winter project: L28 swap into my 240z

Engine and Drivetrain Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Just thought I'd start a thread on my upcoming winter project.  I got my 240z in May of last year. The car was nicely restored in 2010. I've done a few things to it in the time that I've had it including, wheels/tires, headlight covers, lowered it, ST sway bar kit, pertonix ignition and the...
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Wouldn't #2 be TDC?

Open S30 Z Discussions Today, 01:44 PM
Setting up my timing components I would think #2 hole would be the middle, not retarded or advanced.  What says the crowd?
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Good clutch for aluminium flywheel?

Engine and Drivetrain 07 Oct 2015
I have a Tilton flywheel I want to use on my 240.  Street use only and I don't beat the 43 year old car.  Stock or maybe a Centerforce II?   Thanks for any replies. Cliff 
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1973 Rebuild

Open S30 Z Discussions 23 May 2015
Hi all, I've just received my 1973 240z! The previous owner towed it out from MO for me along with piles and piles of parts. We went over it together and it's in better shape than I expected (it was a Craigslist transaction over the phone between MO and NJ). I'm sure that I'll start finding nasty...
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Open S30 Z Discussions Today, 09:02 AM
Just took my car 4 weeks ago to a shop in Panama to do the following to my 240z:   1. Install Sanden 508 compressor and bracket 2. Install Vintage Air Gen II mini evaporator under the dashboard  3. Replace damaged Ahmeter with a good one which i provided 4. Replace all dashboard bu...
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