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240Z: Fuel Tank Reproduction part

So, a few days ago, i had a phone call with Chris from S30.world. We agreed on a deal (soon more) and he offered me one of his new Reproduction fuel tanks in return. Since my fuel tanks both are … Continue reading

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240Z: Kick panel replicas arrived

Today i got a package from Prague. Jirka who also made these beautiful Sticker replicas here: https://www.jdmjunkies.ch/wordpress/2019-05-06/240z-various-oem-reproduction-stickers/ Posted on Social media about a few sets of Kick panels which he made and were for sale. They’re very close to the … Continue reading

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240Z: Optional passenger footrest Parts, information and restauration start

OK you might remember i got hands on a “rare” Passenger footrest the other day and then somebody made a reproduction rubber piece for it? Now i’m slowly starting to rework it. But first. I’ve ordered all the available parts … Continue reading

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240Z: New Service Manuals arrived

The best source for (mostly) Accurate Information, still are the original Service manuals. At least if you don’t have access to the factory documentation. So i got a bunch of documents lately from various sources: 1) The heater manual. Actually … Continue reading

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GARAGE: ADVAN Nobori Flag

I had the feeling that my garage needs a bit more decoration. But rather than buying fake-stuff i wanted to make sure i get some genuine stuff, without spending a fortune. Many “JDM” Brand fake-things are sold on ebay, but … Continue reading

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240Z: Chassis before blasting

Instead of sanding / wire-wheeling off the whole car and have a chassis whith all kind of materials, colours and patches at the end. Some reader-input got me thinking a bit after my last post about the chassis. I thought … Continue reading

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240Z: Factory Transmissions knowledge, overview, Options and Specs

Here we go with another knowledge post. This time: Transmission. I collected A LOT of information about transmissions over the past few months and put them all together into one single post. Much information is floating around the internet but … Continue reading

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OTHER: Cars in the Neighbourhood

Ever since we moved to this small little famers village with 300 people living here, i’m surprised with how many gearheads live here in the neighbourhood. While i haven’t really gotten to talk with all of them, i snapped some … Continue reading

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240Z: Chassis stripping part 1

While the Z is at my place, my Bodyshop gave me some homework: To completely strip the chassis from all the seam sealer, undercoating, bondo and paint so that it’s easier for him to remove old welds and weld new … Continue reading

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240Z: Project state update 2020

As a regular reader you may have noticed the lack of real updates on the Z project over the last few years. My Teacher in primary school always told me “do one thing by the time, but that well” and … Continue reading

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