Category Archives: 240Z Project

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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240Z: Sand blasting vs glass bead blasting (Transmission back)

Last week i brought my transmission housing parts and some smaller bits to the local blasting company. The guy made a serious appearance and explained how Aluminum parts like these normally will be treated with class-triangles to break-up old paint … Continue reading

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240Z: Gear selector refresh welds by Cagedude

In my last post about the 240Z you could easy see how the gear selector was worn out and had some concave marks where the balls meet the selector. Since it’s a Cast iron item it’s a bit tricky to … Continue reading

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240Z: Transmission disassembled, Exploded view, ready for blasting

Today finally some progress on the Z from my side as well 🙂 After removing the Breather vent: I had serious trouble to get out the speedo pinion carrier from the transmission. Thanks to my close friend Stefan and some … Continue reading

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240Z: Windows ARGIC EuroCodes

In 1993, big Glass-manufacturers Saint-Gobain, Pilkington and Belron decided to create a universal identification code for all glasses and accessories fitted on vehicles that have been, are and will be circulating on the European Market. The Organization is called ARGIC … Continue reading

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240Z: RH Rear quarter panel in place

Today is a short update with a single pic, but a big Impact on the overall appearance of the car: The RH Tabco rear quarter panel is welded in place. I guess there is still a lot of work to … Continue reading

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