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  1. Groundhog

    HS30-00019

    There's always someone out there with the obsession.
  2. Groundhog

    Introduction 260z 2 seater

    THe cream interior had black armrests on the 74 model so you have the right ones for your model. Mine is a 77' and the armrests are colour matched. The front fender mirrors are interesting for being a Japanese style. Do you have an ADR plate fitted in the engine bay? Cars that came into Australia by other routes like returning servicemen, NZ, PNG etc didnt get the ADR plate. (I can see the VIN plate) Gilltech has a 260Z similar to yours from NZ. Being an early 260 his has lots of 240Z features including the shorter radiator/higher cross member. A good guy to chat about features on your early 260.
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    Cam towers, oiler bar, C-grind cam

    David. Still for sale. In NZ atm home 17 Feb. Will contact then if thats ok.
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    Choke switch rebuild- then drive it

    I would not recommend buying a car with a sunroof unless it's cheap!
  5. The last job was rebuilding the choke switch. I had to remake the bottom contact plate as the tang had broken off. Pretty simple really, just fiddly work. Then it was a case of take it for its first test drive. Running a bit rich but I'll get it sorted.
  6. I have a set of cam towers with oiler bar and C-grind cam. They come as a package as the cam is not center drilled and needs an oiler bar set up. $100 plus postage.
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    Bonnet hinges

    Mine were zinc passivated painted over with yellow primer colour like the rest of the car, then flat black. Where the scissor action overlapped it was just yellow primer.
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    Late 260Z interior trim piece

    Under plastic sheet atm. Not mint finish but good enough for me. Hardest part was getting the Spray Chrome which I got off eBay.
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    Late 260Z interior trim piece

    I decided to repair mine in place due to the difficulty in getting them on and off. I used spray chrome for the plastic edges properly masked up to spray can it.
  10. Sorry. Colour match off petrol filler lid (inside).
  11. Yes. Although the factory colour internally has a more brown tinge and i didnt like the shade. The pearl lightens it to what you see. Colour match at the panel shop so no colour code numbers.
  12. Yes. 303. Mine has a bit of pearl added.
  13. Groundhog

    240z horns... Repair/overhaul

    Similar make of horns on the 260Z but they use a centre bolt with right angle bracket mount. Our 2000 Sports has horns with this style of mount. I fitted the old horns replated just for originality, but fitted Denso horns for tone. With the age and plating of the the rusty diapraghm they just never had the right tone again, sounding a bit flat inspite of the tuning, If you get some old horns you can swap the diapraghms around to play with the tone. There is also a high and low tone in the pair. Denso horns- smaller physical size but work great. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/CAR-JDM-HORN-DENSO-HORNS-12V-2-PIECES-RIGHT-AND-LEFT-UNIVERSAL-Tone-111-db/222993597649?epid=13010486078&hash=item33eb7444d1:g:r00AAOSwTbVbCZHw
  14. Just so you are aware this  dashboard emblem does not have rear pins like the original it will require either a type of double sided tape or epoxy type glue, so see how it fits first. I notice you are local I can either send by post or you can pick it up at Shannons West End in Reception, cash on pick up, what ever suits, when you let me know I will provide bank account details if that suits you better. If unhappy with badge happy to refund you and the return the badge in same condition as supplied, let me know Lynton 

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      Groundhog

      Lynton
      I'll make the journey to the General meeting at Shannons tomorrow night if you are going? Can pay you there. I'm not sure if the meeting host would be able to get the badge from the front desk? Otherwise I'll have to get there before they close up. 
      OK with gluing it on but thanks for telling me.
      Eric

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