Monthly Archives: February 2015

240Z: Steering rack assembly Part 2

Since i got the Zinc plated parts back i’m trying to push the assembly of parts. Just because it’s so much fun to finally see the puzzle-pieces come together to bigger pieces 😀 Started with the installation of the lately … Continue reading

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240Z: Parts back from Zink Plating, New Rocker panels welded in, Fuel cap assembled

Today i have some nice news: Got back my first load of parts from the Zinc plating and yellow-passivating (which makes it look “golden” and also secures it better from corroding: Honestly this was my first attemt ever in doing … Continue reading

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240Z: More pics from the bodyshop (Frame rails installation), Steering column bearings out

Thanks to a steel tube, a Hammer and the Torch i somehow managed to remove the steering column bearings which are only press fit. However it seems like i damaged the Plastic spacer and i’m still not sure how to … Continue reading

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240Z: More fasteners, More pics from the Bodyshop, Steering column disassembly

Time for another update: 1) While still waiting for the parts to return from the zinc-plating shop i ordered and got some fasteners and small OEM Bits from nissan for the Pedal box. nothing spectacular: 2) Also my Bodyshop guy … Continue reading

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240Z: Preparing small bits for Zinc-plating

So here we go. Started preparing stuff for getting it zinc-plated / Replated. The company that does the work told me they can only remove slight surface rust and old zinc so i had to remove the thicker rust spots … Continue reading

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240Z: Rear subframe bolts out, Pedalbox disassembly

Honestly i would like to show you some assembly progress here but unfortunately im still in need to get all the small bits and fasteners cleaned and zinc-plated before i can continue. Also I have a bunch of parts that … Continue reading

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240Z: Steering rack assembly part 1, News from the Bodyshops and more fasteners and stuff

It seems like every post i write starts with a “finally”. So this one is no different: Finally some Assembly work started. After many years of taking parts apart and cleaning them, finding replacement and doing research – i started … Continue reading

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