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texasz last won the day on December 18 2020

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    '70 240Z - HLS30-08215 - Production Date 8/70
    '70 240Z - HLS30-06293 - Rusty and has Identity Crisis (must have been wrecked and the back 1/2 sectioned in from a later car maybe even a 280Z)...PARTS CAR!
    '71 240Z - HLS30-018482 - Production Date 1/71,Corvette Yellow, driven under a 4Runner, bought for parts, hit lotto with parts on car, may fix and put back on road

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  1. Here's what I did... I trailered my Z to the local Z repair shop and had them drain all the fluids (radiator, engine, tranny, diff, and fuel tank)...this was because I was removing all of these and working on everything. They have the right equipment to do this and tanks to dump it all in which get collected and properly handled, no mess, no fuss for me to deal with. I then pulled the fuel tank and sent it to the closest Gas Tank Renu dealer (https://www.gastankrenu.com/). They are 3 hours away although they do free pick up and delivery in my city. They then proceeded to clean and coat the tank inside and out repairing any damage in the process. They also offer a lifetime warranty. Total cost was something like $460 last year as I recall. Process took about 6 weeks. After reading this thread to this point I'd highly suggest that you bite the bullet and take this route.
  2. Here's a '71 240Z on BAT. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1971-datsun-240z-220/?fbclid=IwAR3gJtE9Qj6RE-lG8Qyvm0QzacSyAUfi8yKMUQyAGrfAOryfmBpCVwZmFtE
  3. That is interesting Alan, I truly thought that he made them based upon all discussions and information I had. Thank you for the info.
  4. He has been VERY busy as we come out of the pandemic. He's been backed up on orders and working hard to get them built and shipped. We did a group buy last year, summer or fall (I do not remember) and it recently arrived in town just a few weeks ago. That delay was caused by MANY factors such as supply chain delays, illness, other orders in front of ours, shipping delays, and so on. Be patient with him, he will get you taken care of. And remember that he is likely out building systems rather than sitting at his computer answering emails and texts...and I'll bet he's been getting a lot of them from people wondering where their parts are. He's a stand up guy. 🙂 Hope that info helps a little bit.
  5. I absolutely 1000% agree with @26th-Z!!! Do NOT do that, you will not like the results.
  6. They have much more, some of which may still not show on their website. One I saw pix of recently is the part of the firewall where the brake booster, clutch master cylinder, and steering column all come through...beautiful piece!
  7. Exactly what they are, it's in the description though not quite as clear ("and a front tow bar").
  8. Use the Z engine calculator to compute your compression ratio if you really want to know it.
  9. Please post pix and build date as S30Driver also requested.
  10. I've said it before and I'll say it again, this is by far the best Z group on the internet!!
  11. Been a few years for me too...
  12. JB Weld also makes a putty that may work for this situation.
  13. Welcome to the group @Gorp. I'm in the Austin area also. There's a local club you may want to check out if you have not already, Capitol Z of Texas.
  14. Very nice write up @xs10shl. I'll attempt to remember where I saw this post when I get to this point on my Z.
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