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  1. Mega Fuse on 1983 Datsun 280zx

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    My son was replacing the Alternator on his 1983 280zx and hooked it up wrong. We have lost all interior power to the car now. We are told it might be a mega fuse. I am wondering if it is a mega fuse, where it would be located and what amps it should be. Or if it might be a different problem...
  2. 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...
  3. 79' 280zx drops fuel pressure

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    I have a 79' automatic non turbo 280zx, the car starts and idles fine but when you start driving it slowly starts getting more and more lethargic and has a hard time getting up to speed than eventually loses all power and the fuel pressure hits zero,Then when you go to start it up again it runs...
  4. How to reconnect heater in 1981 280ZX

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    The previous owner of my 1981 280ZX said that the heater was “disconnected” so it won’t work. I would like to reconnect the heater so it works, but can’t seem to find much help online with this. How would I go about reconnecting this? I have most dash panels off so I can see inside where the...
  5. Looking for help: 280ZX and 280ZX turbo gearboxes equivalent?

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    Hello everybody, I´m looking for a five-gear manual gearbox for my 280ZX Targa. What I found is a gearbox for a 280ZX turbo and I´d like to know, if this one is equivalent to the one of the "normal" 280ZX. I would be very glad, if anybody can help me with this! Thank you and have a nice day...
  6. ISO 280ZX Transmission Parts (FS5W71B)

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    Recently got a new project for the summer and am having trouble tracking down parts. I'm new to the Nissan community and am hoping that you guys might be able to point me in the right direction as far as sources for parts. If this is not the right place for this kind of post, please let me know...
  7. Looking for rolling chassis 280ZX PNW area

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    Im looking for a 280ZX that needs an engine put into it i live in the PDX area but im willing to pick up from further than that the car just needs a straight chassis and most body panels as I am going to redo the entire car
  8. Warming up problem, 81 280zx turbo

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    Good morning friends, Just purchased a dream car that I have always wanted that has been sitting for 10 plus years and now I picked it up with the hoping of getting it running again. I have put in new Injectors, Fuel pump, had the Head resurfaced with new seals. To start it you have to hold a...
  9. 280zx running rich and backfiring

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    Got my 79' 280z back from the shop recently for a diagnosis. It died on me after a bit of spirited driving one afternoon. I thought it might have been an issue with the cruise control because I had flicked it on and off a few times to see if it still worked. Turns out it was actually a bad MAF...
  10. 1980 280zx Brake master cylinder.

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    My master cylinder is damaged, I am having a difficult time locating a new or used replacement wit the reservoirs. Can anyone help here, or possibly tell me of an alternative such as another model that may work. Thanks all in advance.
  11. I am at a loss

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    My 1981 280ZX has been running rough intermittently. No rhyme or reason. Sometimes it does it when cold, and some times it does it when warm. Periodically it tries to overheat. I now have a fuel smell in the coolant surge tank. Ideas?? Head gasket perhaps? Or intake/exhaust gasket? I did a...