Monthly Archives: October 2017

240Z: Parts tumbler, Brake cylinder out, new (old) Turn signal switches in

While i can’t show you much, i’ve been busy lately completeing a lot of stuff i’ve started but never really finnished. 1) Thanks to the input of some readers i was finally able to remove the last cylinder from the … Continue reading

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240Z: MK63 Calipers disassembled, other parts prepared for replating

Spent some more time disassembling parts to get them ready for zinc-replating. Thought while at it, i could take the brake-parts for a replating as well. So i started with the disassembly of my Sumitomo MK63 Solid disk type Ex-works … Continue reading

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240Z: Repair lights, turn signal and locks disassembly, preparing for replating

Had a bit of spare-time today and decided it’s time to get some stuff done for the car once again. Wanted to have some parts replated (yellow zinc) so i grabbed everything that seemed to be worth replating. Here are … Continue reading

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240Z: Transmission parts cleaned, shifter test-assembly

Nothing big here. just spent two hours cleaning all the transmission parts after the glass bead blasting. Removed some leftovers from the masking tape and blew away all the leftovers from the blasting from all the small corners, etc. Since … Continue reading

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240Z: Glass bead blasting part II

In my last post, i wrote about the fact that the transmission looked wrong after the “glass bead blasting”. Many readers pointed out it seems to have been just sandblasted. I contacted the blasting company again and asked what happened. … Continue reading

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