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  1. junkyard swap ideas

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    so I am thinking about doing a swap this summer. My 280z does not have the original engine and the 79 engine that is in it is not in the best shape (the swap was half-assed) so I am looking for ideas for donor cars that I could easily find at a pick-n-pull so I can get this z on the road...
  2. Crazy engine swap idea. (Ferrari)

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    exactly :grin I'm currently getting my degree in mechanical engineering so I should be able to do it! Just need to save up for that engine. it will be expensive but i think that high revving v8 would be worth it
  3. Crazy engine swap idea. (Ferrari)

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    so I want to swap out the L28e and I was thinking about putting in a v8 and I want to be different so why not a Ferrari v8. Has anyone done anything like this? I know that I will probably need a different transmission and stuff but it would be pretty fun any input?
  4. parts list input

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    do you think the innards of the master cylinder will be okay or should I look in to getting a rebuild kit for that as well? cheers
  5. parts list input

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    Hi, So over xmas break (15 days total ) I am going to try to get my 76 280z up and running and registered. Before thanksgiving it was sitting in the back of my college's lot it got kicked out and I had to take it home to St. Louis. Before taking it home I was able to get it running on starting...
  6. Electrical issues wiring help needed

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    definitely going to do that (a few fuel injection plugs are missing :frown ) but what should i do about the ballast resistor? what connects to that 3rd hole on the picture i uploaded?
  7. Electrical issues wiring help needed

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    I recently purchased a 1976 280z and my wiring is not in the best shape I am trying to get my ballast resistor wired back in so i can try to start it (after redoing the injectors and fuel lines ) I have tried looking at the wiring diagram for the car but I am not sure if all my connections are...
  8. New 280z Owner

    New Member Introductions
    I can confirm there is some rust in my gas tank. what is the best course of action for me? I also took apart the fuel pump and cleaned out a majority of the gunk but need to get new machine screws so I can put it back together and test it. do you guys have any suggestions for fuel pumps if I can...
  9. New 280z Owner

    New Member Introductions
    so I just purchased a 1976 280z that has been sitting in a shed since 1989. I am completely new to these cars and will need a lot of help but hopefully I can get this beauty back on the road. for starters I'd like to change all the fluids; motor oil, trans fluid (its a 4 speed manual), diff...
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