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Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   07-15-2019, 09:50 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
If you can not find one you could make one pretty...

If you can not find one you could make one pretty easily. Just take a bolt and file the head round to fit the pin, I think it may be an M6. Do you still have the square nuts? If not I just saw...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-09-2019, 11:13 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
All of the early 240Z's came with R180...

All of the early 240Z's came with R180 differential from the factory. Some owners have been known to swap in an R160 LSD differential.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-11-2019, 11:32 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
Or perhaps a Subaru WRX STi LSD would be an...

Or perhaps a Subaru WRX STi LSD would be an option. It would still be over $1000, with the did stub axles to fit.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-02-2019, 12:58 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
I've heard of dashes from a 240SX being swapped...

I've heard of dashes from a 240SX being swapped in but not the Miata. At least the 240SX is/was Nissan.


Not my cup of tea in either case, especially with the new factory style dash covers...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-02-2019, 12:51 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
Are they damaged from water? Maybe...

Are they damaged from water?



Maybe some heat from a hot air gun would be help full? A little dampness may also help. To much heat will melt the vinyl so use care.



Otherwise just make...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   03-27-2019, 11:37 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
Measure the strut tube diameter, early ones are...

Measure the strut tube diameter, early ones are 51mm , to see which you have.

A PO of my car had installed 280Z springs on it. He cut them down in the front to lower it. That plus the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   03-19-2019, 12:55 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
You should have either a chrome steel bumper or...

You should have either a chrome steel bumper or the 5 mph crash bumper based on the build date. A lot of people have converted to the metal early bumpers.


So to answer your question you need to...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   01-30-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
You need to get that housing off the block before...

You need to get that housing off the block before you do anything else. I would use a rubber/dead blow hammer to smack the housing from the top with a piece of soft wood to protect the matting...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   01-26-2019, 11:49 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
Did you remove the spark plug wires when you were...

Did you remove the spark plug wires when you were working on the injectors? If so are they in the correct firing order?
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   01-18-2019, 12:54 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
Yes, it's been done.

Yes, it's been done.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   12-17-2018, 11:45 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
It mounts either to the right or above the right...

It mounts either to the right or above the right hand knob on the radio panel, depends on what year you have. Also note the switches are different also.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   12-09-2018, 03:08 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
Yes, it's a switch.

Yes, it's a switch.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   10-10-2018, 11:56 AM
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Posted By dat240sun
You need to get a meter to test with or at least...

You need to get a meter to test with or at least a noid light.. You can not visually see opened fusible links. I have also seen glass fuses open at the connection to the cap on the end of the fuse,...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   10-10-2018, 11:38 AM
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Views: 404
Posted By dat240sun
Good luck on finding some. I have one set but...

Good luck on finding some. I have one set but they are going back on my car after the body work and paint are done.



Try putting a wanted add on this site. Junkyard, if you can find one with a...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   10-09-2018, 06:31 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By dat240sun
If you take a look at the "1971 FSM Chassis...

If you take a look at the "1971 FSM Chassis Supplement" it shows the radio brackets for the series one cars. You should be able to find a copy of the supplement by searching.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   10-04-2018, 08:37 PM
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Views: 302
Posted By dat240sun
I think it would depend on the glass quality and...

I think it would depend on the glass quality and location. The glass would need to be perfect, no scratches / pits / cracks. Shipping could be an issue also, windshield and rear glass are large and...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-03-2018, 12:20 PM
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Posted By dat240sun
The orignal pickup tube may have had rust holes...

The orignal pickup tube may have had rust holes preventing it picking up gas also.


If you start welding on it make sure you know how to stop it from exploding.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-30-2018, 11:42 AM
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Views: 298
Posted By dat240sun
This has been done before. Have you looked over...

This has been done before. Have you looked over at hybridz?
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   07-25-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By dat240sun
I just measured across the coil spring on mine at...

I just measured across the coil spring on mine at mid travel the coil diameter is about 48mm. They are currently wrapped up for storage at that position. I could measure them at each end of the arc...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-23-2018, 11:39 AM
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Views: 764
Posted By dat240sun
If you got the fumes after replacing all the...

If you got the fumes after replacing all the hoses/etc. you must have a loose hose clamp, disconnected hose, or leak somewhere in the system.

I chased gas fumes for a long time until I finally...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-21-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By dat240sun
I thought I had seen in the past that the...

I thought I had seen in the past that the European Z's came with a five speed. If that is the case I would guess that you have the right one.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-04-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By dat240sun
Search, they are out there. But in all reality...

Search, they are out there. But in all reality any of the early manuals will cover what you are doing. I have a early Z (12/70) and have used a 1973 FSM and a Haynes manual to do everything over...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By dat240sun
The FSM is a good place to start studying on how...

The FSM is a good place to start studying on how to do this. It's not hard or even that complicated.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-03-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By dat240sun
Where does that three pin connector run to? I...

Where does that three pin connector run to? I think you will find your answer there.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-09-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By dat240sun
How long are you keeping the choke pulled? It...

How long are you keeping the choke pulled? It should only need to be pulled on for a few minutes at most. Once the car warms up little bit start backing the choke off until it will idle on it's...
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