motorman7

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    And a few more engine pics.  Haven't really done that much here....just temporarily added a few parts to the block so i can keep track of them.

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    A few pics from the paint shop.  This is the final primer.  After it dries thoroughly shop will do final block sand and then paint white

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    Finally got my struts finished up......now I just need a body to attach them to.  Calipers are rebuilt, all new pads and shoes.  

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    Cleaned and painted the CV shafts this weekend.  I painted them with 'aluminum' spray paint which I think may be a bit too shiny.  May re-do this in flat aluminum.

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    I like the shopping cart idea!

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    On 5/7/2020 at 4:37 AM, Patcon said:

    I like the shopping cart idea!

    Yes, I was tempted to photoshop a grill on the front.

    Well she's finally painted. Woo-Hoo!  Guess that was done on Wednesday.  Pics are lousy because of the shade in the morning, but nice to see it finally done.  Shop will do a color sand and looks like I may be able to pick it up on Monday.  That would be awesome.  Parts are sitting in my garage, ready to install.

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    Car is now home from the paint shop.  Started applying the POR-15 to the underside and wheel wells.

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    Got the POR-15 finished last Tuesday. Undercoating sprayed on Thursday. Most of the fuel and brake lines on Saturday and front suspension put in yesterday.  Moving right along here.  Hope to have rear suspension in on Tuesday.  E-brake and smaller lines in on Thursday.  Then complete engine and drive train installed this coming weekend.  The more I get on the car, the more it opens up space in the garage.   Here's a few pics.

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    Got the rear suspension in last night.  Looking forward to getting the drive train in this weekend.

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    On 5/30/2020 at 7:18 AM, wheee! said:

    Excellent progress!

    Thanks!  Got the engine harness tabs painted and engine harness installed.  Also painted front of radiator support the hood hinge tension rods.  Started installing glass.  My son stopped by to wash his 350Z, so it was nice to have a bit of company while doing the assembly.  Here are the latest pics.

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    Thank you for all the pics and showing your progress on this 240Z. Looking foward to see more pics as you continue with this restoration.

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