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280Z 5 speed has landed

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After months of patiently waiting on logistics, I was able to trade my old MSA Type 1 air dam for 5 speed from a 280Z.  I came out of a running car, and the input shaft seems to spin freely without much play. It is dirty and I fully intend to get it rebuilt prior to installation.  I just wanted to check.  Having put a new clutch and pressure plate and throwout bearing and clutch collar in my last car, can I reuse those?  You match all the clutch hardware with the clutch if I recall. It has been a while since I did the research on this.  I was planning on using my 240Z 4 speed collar fork and everything else... I will dig around in the 5 speed swap section to see if this is right.  But I am psyched. I will finally be able to drive with the flow of traffic on the freeway without turning 4500 rpm.

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IIRC the pressure plate has to match with the throwout bearing collar. So you'll want to use all 280Z stuff or all 240Z stuff.

Chuck

 

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yup that is what I thought. I was thinking I could use all my current 240Z stuff as it is all less than 4000 miles old.

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