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Old 07-03-2012, 12:40 PM
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Nice Project !!!!!!!!

I love it,but,do me a favor and junk that rubber gas line,id sure hate to read about your car burning up..........

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Got my drive shaft shortened and balanced and changes the flange yoke (neapcor 2-2-899-1) to match my R200 4.11 diff. Work was done by Drive shaft Inc. here in Tulsa and cost me $147.



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got my exhaust all mocked up and welded today. I cannibalized my old twice pipe set up to make the new exhaust. So far i happy with the way the car is sounding however i need to figure out a way to raise my exhaust up a lil higher as i only have 2" of road clearance at the resonator. I bought a cheap flux core welder from Harbor freight and welded the exhaust up. Its my first time welding and it shows but hell its just some exhaust pipe.











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I like it! Cool build.... I too am a huge inline six fan so it hurts a little to see the old one taken out but I understand why your doing it =)
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Question!! I see everyone putting 350sbc and smaller in there z car. I'm going to put a 400sbc .30 over in my 71 240z. Is it over kill??
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Question!! I see everyone putting 350sbc and smaller in there z car. I'm going to put a 400sbc .30 over in my 71 240z. Is it over kill??
No such thing as overkill
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A 351 Ford works pretty nicely too...
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I really like the 351 Ford but I have seen two Z cars with SBF engines and the front crossmember was really trashed to make room for the front sump in both cases.
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I forgot to mention the rear-sump oil pans from E-vans...
I used a Cleveland, because that is what I had.
If I was to do it again, I'd use a 5.0.
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More power

I have been wanting to do that conversion since my sister bought a 240z back in 1979. Way cool! Here is the but, I have to agree with F-Bird. They say your bigest expence should be in your heads. I just finished reading an article in car craft sep 2012: 8 heads under 1k. Check it out. Or I could just tell you who won. Patriot part #2168. I would also highly recomend a roller cam with a duration around 218 / 228 @ 0.050, more commonly known as the LT4 hot cam. The only problem with this combo is that your motor will eat that T5 trans. Just a thought. I hope your keeping the color arrest me red. Have fun. Hayden.
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Did you use the headers from the JTR manual?

If clearence is an issue Clarence; Dr Gas (and Im sure others) has exhaust pipe with an oval-shaped cross section; it'll pick up a little room and sound bad *** with the proper X pipe. Clean looking build, but as said before, tidy up your fuel lines. I like the black pushlock hose instead of blingy braided steel. And a quality metal filter wouldn't hurt. Very clean install. Love it.
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