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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:00 am 
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Getting started
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Its out!
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Off to Universal Automotive Engine Rebuilds.
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Here we are.
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So heres the bearing that took a shit.
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Motors Back and ready to go.
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More updates when the motors back in and the car is running.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:21 pm 
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Its in :)

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:57 am 
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Here it is done pretty much
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Yeaaaah.
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Vid of the start up coming soon.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:14 am 
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Picked up some SU carbs

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I plan on rebuilding and installing SM needles, powdercoating the tops and manifold and shaving emission ports on the manny as well.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:14 am 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_MIpu1V9hQ

been sliding my Z a little as well 8)

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:18 am 
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Glad you got her going again. Looks good and sounds healthy in the vid.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:43 pm 
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Kyusha_Z wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_MIpu1V9hQ

been sliding my Z a little as well 8)


Makes me wanna get mine running....quite badly.


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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:04 pm 
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got rid of that weber junk, and put on the SU's

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
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The air horns look pretty cool on the SU's, don't see that too often. Are you running it like that without a heat shield? And is that a home made "battery blocker" plate on the passenger side lol.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:50 pm 
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Kennymonster wrote:
The air horns look pretty cool on the SU's, don't see that too often. Are you running it like that without a heat shield? And is that a home made "battery blocker" plate on the passenger side lol.


haha yeah i love em, and yes i am running a heatshield its black you can barely see it, and yes thats a homemade plate haha :P

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
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Looking and sounding good...

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:23 pm 
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Thanks to all who read my "build"! :tu:

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:31 pm 
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First set of Koni reds have arrived. Just waiting on my other set. And operation MOAR LOW shall commence.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
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So glad you didn't end up going SR20 in this, L30 stroker is so much cooler 8)
Looks pretty awesome mate, nicely done :tu:

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:06 am 
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jwebb2876 wrote:
So glad you didn't end up going SR20 in this, L30 stroker is so much cooler 8)
Looks pretty awesome mate, nicely done :tu:


yeah im glad i didnt do that shit, woulda wasted alot of money and time for 205hp. Now i have money to throw into more suspension, wheels, body work, and paint.

Thanks man! :tu:

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:39 am 
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Nice car man :tu: . wanna hang out sometime? lawlz


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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:34 pm 
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adamyee wrote:
Nice car man :tu: . wanna hang out sometime? lawlz


haha yea next weekend at u drift BRAH.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:43 pm 
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whoa whoa whoa where and when?


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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:15 pm 
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Other set of Konis are finally here, Time for operation "lower it" Coming soon.

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 Post subject: Re: 1976 Datsun 280Z (vegas build)
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:19 pm 
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adamyee wrote:
whoa whoa whoa where and when?



Lol IDK HMU

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