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I currently own a 1972 z car, no motor or tranny in it!! I want to install a mild chevy 350 in it. I was hoping some one could tell me which kit is best etc... I have hardly any experience with cars but have friends that will help. None of them have ever done a z car conversion but want to. PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

Thanks in advance!!

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Check out this web site it might answer some of your questions. Good luck

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> HELP HELP HELP

> I currently own a 1972 z car, no motor or
> tranny in it!! I want to install a mild
> chevy 350 in it. I was hoping some one could
> tell me which kit is best etc... I have
> hardly any experience with cars but have
> friends that will help. None of them have
> ever done a z car conversion but want to.
> PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

> Thanks in advance!!

> DAPOPE
 

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> HELP HELP HELP

> I currently own a 1972 z car, no motor or
> tranny in it!! I want to install a mild
> chevy 350 in it. I was hoping some one could
> tell me which kit is best etc... I have
> hardly any experience with cars but have
> friends that will help. None of them have
> ever done a z car conversion but want to.
> PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

> Thanks in advance!!

>

I have a personal experiance with the z v-8 conversion as i am working on one right now. (75 280, 350 small block, turbo 350 trans, 3.54 rear end,) right off the bat i would recomend jags that run as they have a manual that will go over the basics. My friend has a 74 260 v-8 that was done with the jtr book and he has had his for over 6 years with no major problems (other than rear tire wear if you know what i mean) any how e-mail me at [email protected] if you have any more questions.
 

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> HELP HELP HELP

> I currently own a 1972 z car, no motor or
> tranny in it!! I want to install a mild
> chevy 350 in it. I was hoping some one could
> tell me which kit is best etc... I have
> hardly any experience with cars but have
> friends that will help. None of them have
> ever done a z car conversion but want to.
> PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

> Thanks in advance!!

> DAPOPE

Hey Dapope,

I have assembled a '76 280Z 2+2 with a 355 ci Chevy sb, 12 clutch, and old saginaw 4 spd using the Jags That Run conversion manual as a guide. Going automatic would be easier than standard. If you go standard, definitely use the T-5 5 spd out of a late model Camaro. I went with the old 4 spd because I had it on hand. I am forever looking for another gear. If you live in an emission controlled area, bear in mind you must meet that area's requirements. In Co Springs on my '76 I had to have a single catalytic converter, EGR valve, evaporative cannister, and fuel tank (unleaded only) restrictor. On a '72 I suspect you may not require a cat, but will probably need an AIR (smog) pump. Contact your local emissions tech center. If you have difficulty finding them, a local emission shop or test site should be able to give you the phone number/address. If you have any questions I can be reached at [email protected] mikey
 

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> Hey Dapope,

> I have assembled a '76 280Z 2+2 with a 355
> ci Chevy sb, 12 clutch, and old
> saginaw 4 spd using the Jags That Run
> conversion manual as a guide. Going
> automatic would be easier than standard. If
> you go standard, definitely use the T-5 5
> spd out of a late model Camaro. I went with
> the old 4 spd because I had it on
> hand. I am forever looking for another
> gear. If you live in an emission controlled
> area, bear in mind you must meet that area's
> requirements. In Co Springs on my '76 I had
> to have a single catalytic converter, EGR
> valve, evaporative cannister, and fuel tank
> (unleaded only) restrictor. On a '72 I
> suspect you may not require a cat, but will
> probably need an AIR (smog) pump. Contact
> your local emissions tech center. If you
> have difficulty finding them, a local
> emission shop or test site should be able to
> give you the phone number/address. If you
> have any questions I can be reached at
> [email protected] mikey

I am also interested in converting my '77 280z to a chevy sb 350 and I was wondering if the transmissions you mentioned were easy to find and not to expensive. I was also wondering if the transmission is fairly easy to install
 

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> Hey Dapope,

> I have assembled a '76 280Z 2+2 with a 355
> ci Chevy sb, 12 clutch, and old
> saginaw 4 spd using the Jags That Run
> conversion manual as a guide. Going
> automatic would be easier than standard. If
> you go standard, definitely use the T-5 5
> spd out of a late model Camaro. I went with
> the old 4 spd because I had it on
> hand. I am forever looking for another
> gear. If you live in an emission controlled
> area, bear in mind you must meet that area's
> requirements. In Co Springs on my '76 I had
> to have a single catalytic converter, EGR
> valve, evaporative cannister, and fuel tank
> (unleaded only) restrictor. On a '72 I
> suspect you may not require a cat, but will
> probably need an AIR (smog) pump. Contact
> your local emissions tech center. If you
> have difficulty finding them, a local
> emission shop or test site should be able to
> give you the phone number/address. If you
> have any questions I can be reached at
> [email protected] mikey

I am also interested in converting my '77 280z to a chevy sb 350 and I was wondering if the transmissions you mentioned were easy to find and not to expensive. I was also wondering if the transmission is fairly easy to install
 

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> I am also interested in converting my '77
> 280z to a chevy sb 350 and I was wondering
> if the transmissions you mentioned were easy
> to find and not to expensive. I was also
> wondering if the transmission is fairly easy
> to install
Hey Sean,

I tried to email you some info but it was returned. Send me a test message at [email protected] mikey
 

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> I am also interested in converting my '77
> 280z to a chevy sb 350 and I was wondering
> if the transmissions you mentioned were easy
> to find and not to expensive. I was also
> wondering if the transmission is fairly easy
> to install
Hey Sean,

I tried to email you some info but it was returned. Send me a test message at [email protected] mikey
 
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