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  1. 1977 280z Idle Problems

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    Recently bought a project 280z, for the first week it wasn’t having any issues idling. The only funny thing it did was while you were driving if you were moving more than like 10mph and put the clutch in the rpms would come up until you rolled to a stop then dropped back down. I didn’t do much...
  2. Help finding wheels for 75 280z

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    I’m looking for help on where to look for wheels because the setup i have now is not very common and hard to find wheels that fit, I’m still a teen and semi new into the car scene but i don’t have as many resources or places to look for when i’m shopping for parts so if anyone can help me and...
  3. 240, 280, and 280 ZX turbo parts, engines, transmissions,

    Contact me I’m in Jurupa Valley CA and have a lot of Z parts engines transmissions and some misc. body parts new hood rear hatch good glass a complete 73 240 needs paint and restoration I’m motivated to sell everything make offers need to relocate soon Thank you for this opportunity I will...
  4. SOLD 76' 280z

    Cars for Sale: 1970-83 240Z, 260Z, 280Z, 280ZX
    This 1976 Datsun 280Z is powered by a numbers matching 2.8-liter L28 inline-six with a four speed manual transmission. Beautiful metallic gold (code 304) with black leather interior. Factory manuals, service booklet, and original emergency roadside kit in fantastic condition. Rust in spare...
  5. 76 280z decided not to sell

    Cars for Sale: 1970-83 240Z, 260Z, 280Z, 280ZX
    I have a green 1976 280z I was interested in selling at first but I have decided to clean it up and try to get it running.
  6. Brake Issue: Sticking?

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    Hi everyone, So first post here. Hope you guys can help me with an issue that popped up today. I have a 1977 280z 5spd. I was driving on the highway when the dash Brake light lit up. I noticed the car was having troubles accelerating immediately after. I figured the brakes were sticking so I...
  7. Rear main seal stuck (1978 Datsun 280z)

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    My rear main seal is somehow stuck in its housing. It had a pretty substantial leak so I bought a new one to replace it. By looking at the new one It looks like there's a metal coiled ring surrounded by the rubber housing of the seal. I am thinking of taking a propane torch to the stuck seal...
  8. 280z transmission compatibility

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    I recently discovered my transmission is toast off of my 1978 280z (4 speed). I am looking into a rebuilt 5 speed from a 280zx (unknown year) for $550. My questions are 1. Will the 280zx trans fit my 280z without major modification? 2. If it does fit, Is 550 a fair price for a rebuilt trans...
  9. 240z and 280z differential question

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    So my 280z rear diff is pretty much toast. I'm looking at a 240z diff to replace it. Does the 240z diff fit the 280z? (Is it bolt on) If not, how difficult would it be to make it fit. Thanks.
  10. 75 280z starting issues

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    so i have a 75 280z got it not running for over a year, fuel pump new and works fuel gets to the rail, swapped ecu to a new one trying to figure out the issue nothing changed unplugged and re plugged all of the harness. one thing i noted was the coils primary resistance of 1.6 ohms were ive...
  11. For Sale: Boosted LS 1978 280z (521hp/561tq)

    Cars for Sale: 1970-83 240Z, 260Z, 280Z, 280ZX
    Build Sheet: LS1 (2001 Chevy Camaro SS) T56 Transmission Magnuson TVS2300 Supercharger Holley 95MM Throttle Body T3 (Techno Toy Tuning) full coilover conversion with Ford 8.8 rear end) Drive Shaft Shop Custom Axels Holley HP EFI w/ NTK sensor Custom dash with Holley Digital Dash SPod 8 switch...
  12. Trouble Wiring MSD Tach Adapter in 1978 280z

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    Alrighty, Ive got a stock 1978 280z and I'm currently installing an MSD 6A and Blaster 2 coil into the car. After reading any and all forum posts on the topic I came to the conclusion that I would need an MSD Tach Adapter 8920 in order for the MSD box to Communicate to the EFI by upping it to...