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  1. Rear main seal stuck (1978 Datsun 280z)

    70-83 Tech Discussion Forum
    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...
  2. 280z transmission compatibility

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    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...