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  1. I have a question about performance and idle speed. I have a 78 280z, runs great, just replaced the one part it seemed to need to enhance its performance which was the lower pcv hose, the old one was crap. Boy what a difference the new one made... However, once I replaced it the idle went up from 800 to about 1000rpm. And I noticed the car's throttle switch didn't kick in to send it to full enrichment for full throttle application. So I lowered the idle to about 750 or 800rpm with the engine up to temperature of course.. Then I took it for a spin and it blew me away, I mean it threw me back in my seat, the performance was 1000 times what it was at the previous idle setting. My question is, how does the idle screw adjustment effect the idle? Is it adjusting airflow or does it control fuel flow somehow. I assume it's air... Any input from you guys would be great. Would love to know more about what's happening here.... -- Jeff..
  2. For some of you Datsun Spirit may be a familiar name, for others this may be the first time your learning of this shop. Eiji however, Datsun Spirit's founder is a legend in the Z Car community with his orange, slide carb, 240ZG. Datsun Spirit offers various parts for L Series motors, from our custom piston and rods to full on part restorations. Utilizing Eiji's knowledge and passion of L Series motors Datsun Spirit has created top quality products that speak for themselves in the Z car community. We are committed to bringing additional products to the Z market and over the next few months we will be updating our products catalog to showcase just that. Please visit us at Datsun Spirit, Inc. | over the coming weeks to see what we've been up to.
  3. Ok I am aware of the popular L28/L28ET swop, but if I want to keep the orig L26 engine is there any proven ways (not to cost prohibitive) that can noticeably increase performance (say hp & torque up by +20% ?). Only mod I have made so far are early 240z carb's..Are stroker build for L26's available/worthwhile ? Apprecaite your thoughts.
  4. I made a few changes to the server to help improve a few things: 1) http cookie. After upgrading to our new software I noticed that cookies were being stored on client computers without our domain. This had a tendency to allow the cookie to expire when a member entered either the gallery, PM's, or the classifieds. I changed it so all modules use the same cookie storage domain as .classiczcars.com. After testing, it appears to work fine. 2) Performance. I've been seeing a performance impact after the update. Our standard SQL and HTTP configurations were not configured correctly. Today I was able to find some recommended settings and made these changes to the config files accordingly. After a few tests, the new config appears to be working fine and has increased performance at least on my end. Have things improved overall? I'll give it a few days to see. Thanks for your patience! Mike
  5. I wanted to take a quick minute to introduce our newest sponsor, Rebello Racing. I've worked with these guys in the past and even have one of their engines in my own car! I only like to work with good and reputable companies, and Rebello Racing is certainly one that I'm excited to promote. Let's give them a warm welcome. Don't forget to mention your membership at the Classic Zcar Club and you'll get the red-carpet treatment! (I'm sure they give that to everyone, but, hey we do have some clout!!) Click on their banner at the top/bottom of the website or you can click the following link to jump directly to their website. Don't forget to use our banners/links because that tells Dave and his crew how many people are visiting his site: http://www.classiczcars.com/banners.php?op=click&bannerid=42 If you're in the market for an engine rebuild, or performance parts, give Dave and his crew a shot at the job ! Rebello Racing Since 1984 Rebello Racing has specialized in preparing racing engines as a family owned business. Rebello built motors have gained a solid reputation for producing the most power and reliability among the top competitors in road racing, autocross, drag as well as high performance street applications. The technical expertise and dedication to excellence shows in every project. Performance Parts Rebello is now offering parts that have proven performance gains on the track and dyno. Many years of experience are represented in the selected parts offered. Look over the Performance Parts lists and give Rebello a call to discuss what improvements can be expected for your application. Our Services As technology continues to evolve, so does the development of new approaches to race engine building and tuning. Rebello Racing is committed to implementing the latest in Motorsports technologies to provide customers with outstanding performance. Check out the Performance Services section.