FLEXZED early 260z RS30 0001009 RB34 BUILT BY PMC ENGINES
Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:11 AM
Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:17 AM
BUT how do i do it, do i need a new adpator etc and where do i get it
motor is temp at the moment thinking of going rb30/26 eventually and a gearbox to suite
Posted 14 September 2009 - 02:22 PM
spent the weekend stripping the car, all the interior is gone( except the dash its a bit daunting ) gurads off, windows out, doors stripped,the L28 engine and gear box will be coming out this weekend ( i hope) and will be up for sale
will add pics soon
Posted 14 September 2009 - 03:26 PM
Just noticed you still have that 280ZX oil filter adapter thingy installed.. You can remove it if you want..it's only there to clear the steering components on a 280ZX.
Yeah i was going to question what was going on with that oil filter angle..
Posted 14 September 2009 - 03:31 PM
Posted 14 September 2009 - 03:52 PM
Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:26 PM
have basically stripped the car (engine and box needs to be removed and cleaned cleaned up a bit to start the rust repairs, as you can see dont have to much rust BUT in desperate need of a roof skin
any comments appreciated
Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:40 PM
Welcome to the "Ship of the damned" seems there are a few of us doing these restorations.
Looking at your roof problem, might be worth while looking at a 2+2 doner roof, unplucking the skin carefully and then getting a good beater to trim away the excess sheet metal.
Think you will find that apart from the additional length, the overall front screen area, and left and right hand gutters will be the same up until about 80% back from the front front pillars, and good beater should be able to rework the rear 1/4 join areas. I say this as there are a lot of 2+2's out there being parted out but no 2 seaters.
Otherwise you could have it section joined at the rear cut line of the sunroof in the current car, done slowly and carefully you can achieve a great result.
Posted 20 September 2009 - 05:52 PM
Posted 20 September 2009 - 08:09 PM
Maybe that is why prices of these classics are slowly lifting and the basket cases are seriously for someone desperate to get a car as people are starting to hold them and restore or improve with modern enhancements and what better car to do exactly that with.....looks, handling, IRS, good bones to work with. Lynton
Posted 20 September 2009 - 08:15 PM
ela dimitri :the battery area is definately a bonus, colour combo will be Orange with gunmetal hightlights
Posted 20 September 2009 - 08:30 PM
But its going to be painstaking work unplucking it, make sure you tell us what your beater said about the graft.
Posted 22 September 2009 - 08:28 PM
found a roof interstate need to organise transport
Posted 22 September 2009 - 08:33 PM
Posted 10 October 2009 - 09:27 PM
spent my saturday removing the motor and gearbox (which is still for sale)
removed the petrol tank
high water pressure cleaned the whole car getting rid of all the 35 years of road grime
could any one tell me what kind of diff i have
some of the markings on the diff
the numbers read
and after a big days work its nice to sit back and work on my sons scooter :-\
Posted 11 November 2009 - 10:29 PM
not much has happened since my last post been busy with work and a trip to NZ
so last weekend started to build the rotiserre and had it completed night
my mum came over and has christened the zed as the "CHICKEN" ready to be cooked
P.s note the mig weld performed by my 17yr old son this is his first attempt at mig welding
Posted 12 November 2009 - 03:21 AM
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