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  2. Yeah, I refered to the FSM (kinda) which is why I bought a new water temp sensor (I'm sure my car needs a new one anyways). Does a faulty temp sensor cause these to run rich only or can it cause the car to run lean too? The last thing I wanted to do was replace parts on this stock efi I would like to upgrade to ITBs by the end of the year. Im pretty sure I might've checked the two wrong pins however, now that I think about it the readings were off. I know my water pump isn't leaking (I check every month for leaks and loose bolts) and just checked right now it's as sturdy as can be, zero play. My harmonic balancer does need replacing though. Quick question, I have one exhaust manifold stud that snapped off towards cylinder 1, (getting this fixed next week) can this cause a vacuum leak and a noticeable decrease in power?
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  4. They should be super easy to cut if someone has access to a waterjet or a CNC plasma cutter. I really don't see why you couldn't make them go the whole way around the pan. I used to belong to a membership-type shop, but they went under last year. This would have been really easy to make there.
  5. No fireworks and no firing... Having technical issues with the voltage settings in the CAS from OneSix. Tim (the inventor) has been super helpful but the low crank speeds and the super low voltage output of the Toyota inductors requires pre setting the voltages in Haltech very accurately. Cranking provides about 150-200 rpm and my hand drill can only go down to about 220 rpm with no real control. I need to hook up a small electric motor with a variable speed control to set The voltages correctly at low rpm so that the trigger signal fires the COPs at low speed cranking. 220 rpm throws sparks like crazy.... not much below that. Nothing is ever simple....
  6. I completely agree with your list. The only thing I'd add is to modify the front crossmember LCA pivot points. I went up 3/4" and out 1/4" and it really improved the bumpsteer. It was an easy job. If you can find a used crossmember and modify it ahead of time, you can swap them pretty quickly. Then just sell the take out crossmember to recoup the money. I had the whole car apart, so it wasn't a problem. You can support the engine with a rented engine hoist to swap it out.
  7. It was $2,250 for 600 square feet. https://www.garageexperts.com/garage-epoxy-flooring Their material spec and installation was in line with what I would spec for a commercial quality installation. Normally, in my work, I would spec something like a Sherwin Williams product (institutional and manufacturing type of applications) but this material spec had a higher percentage of solids. I didn't do any flakes, just a solid color. I have noticed that it does scratch from sand that I track in, but I clean it with Swiffer and it shines right up. A lot like a polished terrazzo finish. I let it cure for 72 hours before I started moving stuff in.
  8. Today this little panel arrived: It's there to protect the fuel filler neck that goes to the tank And is installed in the RH wheel housing. Just a small little bit that was missing and another piece of the puzzle:
  9. Also, you see 2 left and 2 right ones.. (watch the lips on them) left 2 and right 2 peaces in pic are the same..
  10. @Marty Rogan thanks for the recommendation! I am on Chicago's Northside, but gave a wide range because I am always willing to travel for good work.
  11. The shaft screws are normally staked. It looks like someone got a little carried away staking that one. the shafts bend easily...
  12. I'm sure Saint Matsuo is chuckling over this thread 🙂 Summer of 69
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  14. Any chance I could convince you to take pictures of all of the unique collar types with calipers between the ears and the bearing mating surface? I’m planning on writing a Pulitzer Prize winning novella on my saga and it would be nice to have some good pictures to go along.
  15. If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat.If you get too cold I'll tax the heat,If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.
  16. Whether Kaishinsha is spelt in Datsun 240z Engineering and delopment correct is the least of the books concern, it can't even spell in English, Silvia and Sylvia and Toytoa 2000. Also missing the GT bit, let alone spelt wrong. In that chapter /subheading, it talks about "sports cars in Japan after World War 2", yet no mention of the sp311, then straight into the SLR311 (should be SRL311) and as the sub heading is ...cars in Japan, surely it should be talking about the JDM model (the SR311), not the export one.. Was the SLR311 used at a test-ride even for the general public at Tochigi plant, more than likely the SR311 was used. The SRL311 didn't develop 145hp unless you went with the option pack ( USA). As Alan says, the version is bowdlerised, and this looks like the result covering the A550X, as what is written is very much trunkated. For start, Yamaha didn't produce the fibreglass body, theirs was in steel. The fibreglass body was made by GK Design (KOIKE Iwataro). I don't know where and how the mistakes were made, but its poor in the two or three pages as examples. I wish I could read 'Fairlady Z Development Chronicle' instead of the English version. (well I haven't read it, as the mistakes put me off).
  17. It its 33xxx it is a 06/71 build date - if it is 38xx it is a 07/71 build date. #42464 seems to start 09/71 build dates..
  18. Also, the new NAFTA 2.0 just kicked in so no duty is paid on orders under $150 CND.
  19. 18 Jan 2012 - Epilog My former 240Z was picked up by the transport company on 31 October 2011. It was crated and staged in Long Beach, California until 30 November 2011, when it sailed for Norway. It was unloaded in Oslo on 9 January 2012, and picked up by its new owner on 11 January 2012. Congratulations, Terje! You've got a nice car, and I'm confident that it will lead a pampered life from here on.
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  21. My old Powerwagon is about 15 years overdue for a new drivetrain. Still plugging away but tired.
  22. Perfect. This one is 24 in the middle. That should settle it. Thanks!
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    Won't be too many games in New York state. 22 states are on the quarantine list as of now. https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory The travel advisory is effective at 12:01 am on Thursday, June 25, 2020. If you have traveled from within one of the designated states with significant community spread, you must quarantine when you enter New York for 14 days from the last travel within such designated state, provided on the date you enter into New York State that such state met the criteria for requiring such quarantine.
  24. here's a thread with some good information on installing the pan correctly and the 2 seal flanges are first up.
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  26. As Mike said, this past weekend was a scouting trip in Nashville for the ZCON organizers. ZCON is still happening, but it will be a little different from past years. The honored guests from Japan will not be in attendance, but Pete Brock & John Morton will be in attendance. Chris Karl from the ZCCA was making arrangements on Sunday for a car to put in the lobby of the hotel. (I happened to hear part of the phone call.) (Maybe) In case you're not on the ZCON mailing list, this was sent out last month: https://mailchi.mp/b1cdfc56ed8a/zcon-2020-covid-19-update?e=aca997d0bb Don't forget that Nissan will have a special presentation at ZCON. Guess what that is. Usually attending ZCON also locks you into employee pricing on a new Nissan until the end of the calendar year, too.
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