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Hey Ya'll!

I'm new to this site as you can tell. I am not new to Z cars though. I am a Z31 driver and have had 4 of them and one S130.

I am also the Webmaster for my site XenonZcar.com. I am trying to get the most complete and accurate information in one easy to find location. Kinda like a Wiki but better. Currently the Z31 section is comming together very well with the support of many of that communitys Members. I am trying to do the same for all Generations.

If you have something you would like to see there Email me at the link on the bottom each page and I will try to get it up asap.

Sorry for being long winded.

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Great site, I just checked it out. However, I thought there could be some more info on the Z31 and Z32. Also there was a typo on the Z32 page referencing the Z31 as a Z32.

Personally, I had a few more suggestions, but still I appreciate your work. Let me know if you are interested.

Andy

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Welcome aboard. Neat flash at the start of your page (you should have a skip feature though). Some really good stuff on the Z31 pages.

A lot of the topics you are likely to cover may already be covered on this site, zhome.com, zcar.com or Z31.com (to my knowledge there is not a good S130 site though...). You may be duplicating what we have here, but have at her...

Cheers,

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Great site, I just checked it out. However, I thought there could be some more info on the Z31 and Z32. Also there was a typo on the Z32 page referencing the Z31 as a Z32.

Personally, I had a few more suggestions, but still I appreciate your work. Let me know if you are interested.

Andy

Thanks for pointing that out.

It has been Corrected.

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Welcome!

That is a highly ambitious undertaking and I highly commend your efforts. Some of the info may be (or may end up being) redundant, but thats what's great about having more than one place on line to go... not everybody will have all of the same info available. I like your GUI and the list of bulbs all in one place is great. I look forward to the evolution of your page.

Happy motoring!

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I just submitted a good scan of the 78 280Z owners manual to the admin email address on your site.

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Welcome aboard. Neat flash at the start of your page (you should have a skip feature though). Some really good stuff on the Z31 pages.

A lot of the topics you are likely to cover may already be covered on this site, zhome.com, zcar.com or Z31.com (to my knowledge there is not a good S130 site though...). You may be duplicating what we have here, but have at her...

Cheers,

There is a skip feature below in text. Yes some of the information will be repeated but I am trying to get it into one place.

I have had alot of help with the Z31 area from guys like Az-Zbum, 88hybrid, Beck, zkarma, just to name a few.

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I just submitted a good scan of the 78 280Z owners manual to the admin email address on your site.

Thank you for that I have added it and you have been Credited for the submission.

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Hi, and welcome!

Are you aware of Zhome.com?

Will

Yes I am. There is a wealth of knowledge there. I have been waiting on getting permission to use some of the information there for a While though.

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There is a skip feature below in text. Yes some of the information will be repeated but I am trying to get it into one place.

I have had alot of help with the Z31 area from guys like Az-Zbum, 88hybrid, Beck, zkarma, just to name a few.

Z31 is a great site. AZ-ZBum has put a lot of work into it, but try not to wizz him off. LOL

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Z31 is a great site. AZ-ZBum has put a lot of work into it, but try not to wizz him off. LOL

Been there, Done that.

He has helped a ton though. He sent me his Z31 owners manuals to scan for the site and has helped with some of the Spec information.

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Joseph,

I have been branded one of the "Z Police" on this site and frequently write letters to publications about the inaccuracies and misinformation in their articles featuring the S30 / 240Z. Aside from the fact that I drive a BMW daily, I do not mean to be a prick and consider myself one of the milder, gentler Z Police.

However the paragraphs written about the S30 are filled with mistakes. I would encourage you to edit your descriptive information to either include all the various model specifications or limit the discussion to what was exported to America. For instance, the HS30 is not the only right-hand drive model variation. Perhaps for the L-24 equipped models, but no mention is made of the L-20 engine or the S-20 engine! Probably the biggest glaring error is the discussion about Bob Bondurant, Brock Racing Enterprises, and John Morton. Bob Bodurant had nothing to do with BRE and John Morton drove the 240Z to two consecutive national championships in 1970 and 1971. Peter Brock was the owner of Brock Racing Enterprises and Bob Bondurant, a personal friend of Mr. Katayama, owns a school of high performance driving.

Please forgive me if I offend, but consider that what is written about the 240Z / S30 on your web site offends me. You will find a wealth of information about the S30 type on this site. Far more than can be written in a few parpagraphs on a single web page. I admire your ambitions and encourage you to develop your site to be much more than just another source of inaccurate hearsay. We seem to have enough of them!

Also, and perhaps this is nitpicking, the carburetors described as SUs are not SUs at all. They are Hitachi. Yes, they look very much like SUs and Hitachi manufactured their carburetors under design license to Skinners Union, however these are two completely different manufacturers. Calling the Hitachis "SUs" can only be best referred to as slang.

All my best,

Chris

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Joseph,

I have been branded one of the "Z Police" on this site and frequently write letters to publications about the inaccuracies and misinformation in their articles featuring the S30 / 240Z. Aside from the fact that I drive a BMW daily, I do not mean to be a prick and consider myself one of the milder, gentler Z Police.

However the paragraphs written about the S30 are filled with mistakes. I would encourage you to edit your descriptive information to either include all the various model specifications or limit the discussion to what was exported to America. For instance, the HS30 is not the only right-hand drive model variation. Perhaps for the L-24 equipped models, but no mention is made of the L-20 engine or the S-20 engine! Probably the biggest glaring error is the discussion about Bob Bondurant, Brock Racing Enterprises, and John Morton. Bob Bodurant had nothing to do with BRE and John Morton drove the 240Z to two consecutive national championships in 1970 and 1971. Peter Brock was the owner of Brock Racing Enterprises and Bob Bondurant, a personal friend of Mr. Katayama, owns a school of high performance driving.

Please forgive me if I offend, but consider that what is written about the 240Z / S30 on your web site offends me. You will find a wealth of information about the S30 type on this site. Far more than can be written in a few parpagraphs on a single web page. I admire your ambitions and encourage you to develop your site to be much more than just another source of inaccurate hearsay. We seem to have enough of them!

Also, and perhaps this is nitpicking, the carburetors described as SUs are not SUs at all. They are Hitachi. Yes, they look very much like SUs and Hitachi manufactured their carburetors under design license to Skinners Union, however these are two completely different manufacturers. Calling the Hitachis "SUs" can only be best referred to as slang.

All my best,

Chris

Chris,

Thank you for that information. I was going by what information I could find at the time. If you would like, I'd love for you to put together a bit of information for the front page. I do not know a whole lot on the S30 platform as the Z31 is my area I know about. This site is a work in progress and any help I can get is greatly welcomed.

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