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    240z
  • About my Cars
    Original owner of 73 240Z with 70K miles. Its in pieces, I mean everything has been removed. My Z is at a body shop, were they are cutting out rusted sections and welding in new metal. This is a restoration back to mostly stock condition. The engine was completely stripped down and rebuilt only replacing the rings. The struts have been replaced. All suspension & drive train was media blasted primered & painted. My second Album post shows all the bodywork that has been done. Now my original 113 green paint is now back. Really happy with the quality body & paint work of Chassis Masters. Notice that the fenders & doors are not on the Zcar.

    So the next chapter has begun, putting all the pieces back on. Started with all new brake, gas, & clutch lines. Leaving the fenders, hatch, hood, & doors off till all the re-assembly is done should minimize damaging the paint. Will add to album as things progress.

    We had ignition!!! Yes on June 12 2020 Roger got the engine to fire off. Since the engine was rebuild over 2 years ago we had to work a bit to get oil pressure. Once we had good pressure that engine sure sounds great. Attached video shows Roger adjusting the SU's with a flow meter. Kidos to Roger at RB Import who knows his stuff.

    All assembly completed Oct. 22 2020 & My green Zcar is back on the road again.



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  1. View Advert L24 Engine & Transmission Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options Advertiser crshowers Date 08/11/2022 Price $750 Category Parts for Sale  
  2. Time Left: 1 month and 11 days

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    Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options

    $750

    Center Harbor, New Hampshire - US

  3. This advert is COMPLETED!

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    L24 Engine & Transmission Description Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options

    $750

    Center Harbor, New Hampshire - US

  4. View Advert L24 Engine & Transmission L24 Engine & Transmission Description Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options Advertiser crshowers Date 08/05/2021 Price $750 Category Parts for Sale  
  5. crshowers

    crshowers

    Back in July 2015 I posted this album: https://www.classiczcars.com/gallery/album/535-73-z-before-starting-restoration/ This album has been updated to show some of the restoration that has taken place. Now after 5 years of restro work it is a running green Zcar machine. - Lots & lots of body work, cutting out sections of sheet metal and replacing it. - Front & rear bumpers completely redone - rubber components refurb'd, bumpers re-chromed. Done by Classic Auto Services - A gorgeous green paint job - New SS brake & gas lines -New electric fuel pump - Refurbished booster - New rear drums - New front disc brakes & rotors - Refurbished heater - Some interior work - Dash installed - Engine installed - Trans and rear installed - Fuel lines connected and tested electric fuel pump - New wheels & tires from Bigwheels.net - Brake fluid added and bleed brakes - Lots of plumbing work done to eliminate all the pollution controls - SU's installed & connected - Roger made custom fittings to simplify and make the lines look great - Ready to fire the engine. Had to go thru some gyrations to get the oil pump to start pumping oil. - Fired up & it purrs like a kitten - UV joints for half shafts installed - All systems go, its now a running green machine. - Back to the Body shop for the installation of the fenders, doors, windows, bumpers & hatch. - Took some time to get all the parts back on but on Oct. 9 I took it out for a spin around the block - Well the good news its all together, the bad news springs were installed at the wrong locations. - So back down to RB Import to remove all 4 struct housings and swap the springs. - RB welded the tailpipe extender in place looks good - Well more news the left rear toe is off. Currently working on a solution. - Sure does look pretty. - Its back at its home after all most 4 years of restorations. Craig
  6. View Advert L24 Engine & Transmission Description Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options Advertiser crshowers Date 03/16/2021 Price $750.00 Category Parts for Sale  
  7. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

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    Description Someone please make me an offer. I need to clear my garage space !!! I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone from the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. contact me for delivery options

    $750

    Center Harbor, New Hampshire - US

  8. To my fellow Zcar members, 

    It was a long road till I once again got behind the wheel of my Zcar. The crshowers gallery pics show the many hours that were dedicated to doing a complete restoration. It won't be a stretch to say that every bolt on this Zcar was turned at some point, and some more than they should have been. 

    I felt real good taking the first trip around the block hearing the exhaust rumble & hearing all the old familiar sounds and feeling all the bumps I missed for all so many years. Yes my 73 Zcar is restored and its back on the road again!

    My best advice. Take the extra time to do it right. In the end it will be worth it.

    Thank You to all the Zcar members who provided me with their knowledge and assistance in giving me the help I needed. It feels so good to know that when your stuck you have others you can turn to. 

    Special Thank You to :

    Roger at RB Imports who is a master mechanic who knows his stuff. He made this Zcar purr again. 

    All the staff at Chassis Masters who put up with me during all the body, paint, & then final assembly activities. Yes there are alot of pieces & finding all of them can be challenging at times.

    Classic Auto Services - Bob Waller took my bent and pitted bumper parts and made them new again. Its not easy finding someone on the east coast that does re-chrome work.

    Big Wheels.net - Barry is a true Zcar lover and can set you up with the best wheel & tire combinations for your Zcar. 

      

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    It finally gets it original color of green
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    Getting some sun shine after a year + of tender loving body repairs.
  11. Lots of body rust taken care of by Chassis Masters
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    Here is a re-skined door. Old metal cut out and replaced.
  13. View Advert L24 Engine & Transmission - For sale I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone is the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this. Advertiser crshowers Date 08/10/2020 Price $750.00 Category Parts for Sale  
  14. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    I have a spare L24 engine & transmission that I would like to sell. My restro. https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/10812-crshowers/ is complete and spare parts no longer needed. What is missing? Just the thermostat inlet housing & the starter, alternator. All other parts are intact. This has flat top carbs that you most likely want to replace. The engine has not been run in the past 10 years. It has a performance cam installed. I do not have any details, as the prior owner has passed away. I would like to see someone is the Northeast be the new owner to minimize delivery costs. I dropped the price to $750 I think that is a fair price for both. Someone got to have a good home for this.

    $750

    Center Harbor, New Hampshire - US

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