Category Archives: 240Z Project

240Z: News from the bodyshop: rear quarter panel radius finished

I’ve been super busy with dozens of small 240Z projects, but unfortunately it’s two steps forward and one back at the moment so i haven’t really completed anything noteworthy to post here.  Nevertheless i left some parts at the paint-stripping … Continue reading

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240Z: Parts back from Zinc plating, now sorting and assembling

So yesterday i got the box with parts back from the plating company. Everything got cleaned, zinc plated and yellow passivated. The colour is slightly different then last time (more redish). Probably due to the changed regulations for the mix … Continue reading

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240Z: Grill disassembly and check

Since i have all of my body panels together, i wanted to have a look at the last possible “unknown” area. The front grille. I never had a close look at it and wanted to make sure it’s OK. Well … Continue reading

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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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