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Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-09-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Tony D
fuel check valve is in the pump discharge. The...

fuel check valve is in the pump discharge.
The FPR has a soft seat that seals when the pressure drops and stops bypassing.

If you shut the car off and put a clamp on the return line under the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-09-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Tony D
You are simply wrong on your measurements. You...

You are simply wrong on your measurements. You had 12mm hose, and if you look at Autozone you will be able to find 12mm EFI Rated Hose. Yes, they may call it '7/16" Hose'

Worst case, you simply...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-09-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 237
Posted By Tony D
I want no functionality loss. I want to remove...

I want no functionality loss.
I want to remove parts.

Think, McFly... hellooooo?
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Tony D
Did you gap the plug? When you say you 'replaced'...

Did you gap the plug? When you say you 'replaced' them, were they will NEW parts, or "new to this car" stuff you had laying around?

Did you ohm check the wire in question?

I find it very...
Forum: Car Talk Forum   08-24-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Tony D
That's bad! I thought I recognized the buildings...

That's bad! I thought I recognized the buildings in the one photo!:grin
Forum: Car Talk Forum   08-22-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Tony D
Nice! Been close to home for months. It's...

Nice!

Been close to home for months. It's getting boring... :frown
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-22-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tony D
A "short" diff in an L-Series ANYTHING starts at...

A "short" diff in an L-Series ANYTHING starts at 4.62.... and 20" tall tires. Maybe 4.44 if you can find the R190...

You realize the DIESELS ran the same 3.36 Final Drive and 0.76 Overdrive Fifth?...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-22-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tony D
Oh and I think driving From Tawas Michigan to...

Oh and I think driving From Tawas Michigan to Riverside California a distance of 3,950KM in a total time elapsed from start to finish of just over 30 elapsed hours wasn't 'fast' by any sense of the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-22-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tony D
Oh dude, there is so much wrong in what you've...

Oh dude, there is so much wrong in what you've said....FFS!
First, have you understood there is NO top speed difference in ANY of the Stock Engines with ANY of the stock gearing from 3.08 to 4.38?...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-22-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Tony D
the distributor support is slightly different to...

the distributor support is slightly different to clock the distributor at the correct angle. Get a stand off any L28, unbolt at the bottom two bolts...and it will transfer to your L24, allowing the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-12-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tony D
I don't know about boy racer syndrome but I can...

I don't know about boy racer syndrome but I can tell you the ONLY difference in ANY of the ratios in terms of "long legs"on the stock engine is ZERO! The 3.90 will get you to 125 faster than 3.36 and...
Forum: WTB: Parts & Accessories   08-07-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Tony D
MLS Gasket? Jeff Priddy is now taking orders for...

MLS Gasket? Jeff Priddy is now taking orders for his MLS gasket produced by Cometic. None of the pitfalls of the 'FelPro Copy' that they did, this one has all the water holes in it, and the bores in...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-07-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Tony D
blue tach wire from coil (-) needs to be...

blue tach wire from coil (-) needs to be connected to the ECU to know every third pulse to ground the injectors and pulse them.

Every third pulse of the coil the injectors should pulse once. If...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-07-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Tony D
The old Illuminas were basically three-way: 1, 3,...

The old Illuminas were basically three-way: 1, 3, & 5

1 was basically as soft as stock all the way around.
3 was firmer than stock, my ex left the car on 3 all the time for daily driving as 1...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-07-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Tony D
You got a plugged return line at the tank, and a...

You got a plugged return line at the tank, and a bad gauge = the stock ZX internal relief will lift at 60psi at the pump and about 47-50 at the engine downstream of the filter...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-07-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Tony D
Buy a second differential, either swap it or have...

Buy a second differential, either swap it or have the spare rebuilt professionally (the setup charge will be what the shims cost from nissan alone!)

Pick your ratio now and get it. I'm partial to...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Tony D
You were detonating long term, inaudibly and...

You were detonating long term, inaudibly and broke the skirts off, and eventually blew the head gasket.

Very Common

There is no reason to go oversize each rebuild, that's American Engine...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   07-18-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By Tony D
That price is a no-brainer. I would buy it,...

That price is a no-brainer. I would buy it, reinstall the original parts, then roll it AS IS to an auction with a reserve price of $30K.

The car will sell for that, and then you have a nice nest...
Forum: Car Talk Forum   07-14-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Tony D
Just as a note, the rotational change of the...

Just as a note, the rotational change of the Aluminum was good for some MPH in our testing, and for the cost, we stuck with Aluminum on both the N/A making 320 to the rear wheels, and for the Turbo...
Forum: Car Talk Forum   07-14-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Tony D
Inland Empire Driveline Service will make both...

Inland Empire Driveline Service will make both Aluminum and CF Driveshafts for the vehicle. We have an Aluminum one in the #220 (https://www.zcar.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=220) ...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   05-09-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Tony D
Cold Start Assist, and its the 'starter system'...

Cold Start Assist, and its the 'starter system' not a 'choke' unless you have a 73 240Z or 74-78 260Z which have actual chokes.

The starter system on 69-72 cars (in the USA and 69-75 cars in...
Forum: Car Talk Forum   04-18-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Tony D
Nice Track!

Nice Track!
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tony D
As i have said, most people here could have a...

As i have said, most people here could have a Jetta Diesel TDI replaced into their Z-Car and think it a wonderful sporting engine, shifting at 3K and 'revving it out' to 5,400 and 90mph in 3rd gear...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   04-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Tony D
As stated above there is a stop bolt that has to...

As stated above there is a stop bolt that has to be removed to let the front section come out.
Make sure no residues from that bolt remain, or it will stick like a beyatch.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   07-13-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Tony D
Close the switch for the altitude compensator....

Close the switch for the altitude compensator. That's not a CA part, that's a CO part. It automatically leans out the entire map 7% the instant it's closed. If you aren't moving around to lower...
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