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Any one have used paltech for 240z su carb rebuilt.

Need feed before having mine done.

 

Regards!

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Both,

Paltech seem to do a better polishing job but i have no clue about how there

carb perform. They advertissed as they bench test the carb witch is a good

thing has of balancing.  I know that the outside polish will not stay because i will not

put the hours to polish them myself.  I looked at Z therapy also and review are there but

not all are Yeah these are the best ever.  I can`t find review`s on paltech. that is why i ask here.

Note that i already contact (left a message to Z therapy).

 

 

PS i do my homework before now. I bought a refurbed engine from datsun parts llc witch was a

not realy a good buy. had to have it redone cost me twice what should have been.

 

 

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I sent him a pair of 4 screw carbs that needed rebuilt in May of 2010.  A member on this site had said he did good work.  It took a couple of weeks to get them back.  I was very impressed with the polishing.  He uses a 'micro polish', which I know nothing about, but they are sure nice, not quite a 'mirror' finish but close.  After installing them a small amount of fine tuning was required.  I have hot had to touch them since, with 9k miles on them so far.  I would recommend him to anyone that needs carb repair or polishing.  He also did some cad plating on some of the related parts.  I hope this helps your decision.

 

Bonzi Lon

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Oh yeah, I remember that nightmare they put you through over that engine:ermm:.  I have had ZTherapy do two set of SU's for me now and they were both perfect, couldn't be happier.  If you do go with Paltech can you post some pics when you get them back, I would love to see their work.

Thanks

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Thank you Bonzi Lon and Grannyknot. For reply`s I did find some reviews in the MG world he is well knowed.

here is a link

http://www.mgexp.com/phorum/read.php?1,1870887

And I also found a SU guy with this link that seem to know what he is doing in NY

dont know if hw would work on Datsun carb`s.

http://joecurto.com/meet-joe-curto

 

I will post pictures.

 

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I got a set of carbs that rebello racing did some reboring and grinding needles... Not on my car yet but just so you know they do carbs too.

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So here are some photo's for grannyknot and others  i dont think i

have to identify the before and after.

Note Paltech did not took very long to do the job

I am the slowman here i am putting these in know but they were sitting here

for 3 1/2 month. I am a skier and this winter was a good skier winter.

I did Wrap my header while i was there because i cooked the front

hose that connect to the carb for heating purpose when in cold weather

last year.

 

Looking at these photo's think i need a new radiator !

 

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Those look fantastic!  If the run as good as they look your motor should purr at idle and scream at WOT.  Keep us posted!

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I have used Jeff at Paltech several times on 4 screw and 3 screw carbs and have found his work to be extremely good---for some maybe a little too good--as the micropolishing process he uses brightens the carbs beyond the original factory finish. As @Captain Obvious commented to me upon seeing photos of Jeff's work "that is a self correcting problem"--- meaning after several years and several thousand miles it is likely the gleam will be reduced.

Enjoy them while they shine---which could be a very long time if you oil the exterior occasionally with some Gibbs Brand using a clean cloth dampened with the oil. So treated they will not tarnish, or attract dust and dirt, or stains.  :D

I have used Paltech and ZTherapy for carburetion restoration and am glad both are in business. Both do exceptional work.

The biggest difference in my experience has been that Jeff will do emission device plating and water tube plating----something ZTherapy does not advertise.

Oh-- but wait--ZTherapy will not do "boat anchors". They will tell you to "drop anchors" and install 3 or 4 screw carbs.

Jeff at Paltech does restore flat tops---he's the only source that I know of that will take them on.

So www.ZTherapy.com  or www.Paltech1.com ---either one is a great choice in my book.

 

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4 hours ago, Zup said:

I have used Jeff at Paltech several times on 4 screw and 3 screw carbs and have found his work to be extremely good---for some maybe a little too good--as the micropolishing process he uses brightens the carbs beyond the original factory finish. As @Captain Obvious commented to me upon seeing photos of Jeff's work "that is a self correcting problem"--- meaning after several years and several thousand miles it is likely the gleam will be reduced.

Enjoy them while they shine---which could be a very long time if you oil the exterior occasionally with some Gibbs Brand using a clean cloth dampened with the oil. So treated they will not tarnish, or attract dust and dirt, or stains.  :D

I have used Paltech and ZTherapy for carburetion restoration and am glad both are in business. Both do exceptional work.

The biggest difference in my experience has been that Jeff will do emission device plating and water tube plating----something ZTherapy does not advertise.

Oh-- but wait--ZTherapy will not do "boat anchors". They will tell you to "drop anchors" and install 3 or 4 screw carbs.

Jeff at Paltech does restore flat tops---he's the only source that I know of that will take them on.

So www.ZTherapy.com  or www.Paltech1.com ---either one is a great choice in my book.

 

But correct me if I am wrong but isn't Ztherapy carbs also polished way beyond factory finish too?  My recollection is they never had a shine. Polished carbs look fantastic but if they don't look factory.  Has anyone ever seen the results of sending carbs to either of these companies but request that they return them to factory finish without polish?

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Ok for those interested in this project.

 

Did have a hardtime tuning the carbs. First there was a little peace of junk in the gas tube the hard part under the float bowl.

This thing was acting like a butterfly but without control on it so sometimes the carb was ok and sometimes there was no or

almost no gas going to the jet. It got obvious when at a moment it shut and stayed shut. After removing it  I rebalanced everything

And the carbs are running great now.  Just need to change a choke cable that is not working properly. I would recommand

Paltech Anytime. But you need to know how to adjust and debug carbs when you put them back in. This is not

plug and play.

 

 

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5 hours ago, jeanp said:

Ok for those interested in this project.

 

Did have a hardtime tuning the carbs. First there was a little peace of junk in the gas tube the hard part under the float bowl.

This thing was acting like a butterfly but without control on it so sometimes the carb was ok and sometimes there was no or

almost no gas going to the jet. It got obvious when at a moment it shut and stayed shut. After removing it  I rebalanced everything

And the carbs are running great now.  Just need to change a choke cable that is not working properly. I would recommand

Paltech Anytime. But you need to know how to adjust and debug carbs when you put them back in. This is not

plug and play.

 

 

What was plugging? the bowl to jet fuel line? I can't imagine what it could have been. I thought the lines were new?

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Lines where new there was a round flat peace of junk the size of the hole in the botom of the bowl.

it was stuck in the hole the hard part of the bowl not in the line itself.

it was sometime closing everything and sometime open.

It may have come from the job i had done on my fuel rails.

I had them powder coated last winter also. So i cannot say that paltech left this there or it traveled from the fuel rail.

 

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For those interested,

I did change my inner choke cables with .055 piano wire. like http://woodworkerb.com

explain and it works realy good that is a realy cheap fix. So i am done with the carb project.

everything work fine there.

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I have only had one experience with Paltech, as he refurbished the DCOEs on my Roadster.  Car would not run after very well. He had installed one of the venturis in backwards... :facepalm:

 

They do look fantastic though.  As my old DCOE's on my Z are getting older and 'wearing' in, I think they could use a bit of a tune up.  I may try myself, but we will see. I do love playing with carbs.  Have not done a total rebuild on one since my Holley 4150 days.

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On ‎7‎/‎11‎/‎2017 at 7:44 AM, Zedyone_kenobi said:

I have only had one experience with Paltech, as he refurbished the DCOEs on my Roadster.  Car would not run after very well. He had installed one of the venturis in backwards... :facepalm:

 

They do look fantastic though.  As my old DCOE's on my Z are getting older and 'wearing' in, I think they could use a bit of a tune up.  I may try myself, but we will see. I do love playing with carbs.  Have not done a total rebuild on one since my Holley 4150 days.

Thank you for those SUs by the way....they are about to finally go on a car.

 

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