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Well here is my 78 280 Z build

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This is my build, I was originally working on it for a customer when his work van blew the engine. He traded me the car for installing the engine.

Here is what I have accomplished so far and how I got the car.

When it arrived





The engine needed some tlc I replaced the Valve cover gasket, intake and exhaust gasket, water pump, thermostat. I also repaired the fuel injector connectors and the po installed new fuel injectors, I also install the torn boot between the MAF and throttle body. The true talent was completely removing the EGR from under the intake (wait before you complain) some time in the cars life the EGR port was filled with corrosion and was cracked under the intake. I spent 8 hours removing the whole EGR system and plugging the six holes with pipe plugs.

Here is the engine bay clean up pics with a new aluminum rad.





Last but not least I hand hammered a floor pan cleaned up the interior





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