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      Good info - Thanks! :thumbup: Got the car...

      Good info - Thanks! :thumbup:


      Got the car in the air yesterday.

      Brake rotors have a bit of surface rust from sitting. I'm hoping driving it will take care of that and cure the pulsing...
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      :thumbup: I'm due for an alignment after all...

      :thumbup:


      I'm due for an alignment after all this work. Hopefully that will resolve it.
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      Brakes are done. New rubber line, caliper,...

      Brakes are done. New rubber line, caliper, carrier, pads and vented rotor.

      Rear shoes looked pretty new so I left them alone.

      Also note inner and outer tie rods are done.
      ...
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      Not to worry. I can appreciate something like...

      Not to worry. I can appreciate something like this.

      https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/6b/ab/80/6bab800fc0e7b552a0957b8095426cac.jpg


      But, that is not the direction I'll go. I'm going...
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      :thumbup: Would love to see you give one the...

      :thumbup: Would love to see you give one the "echassin" treatment.

      Here is some more info on mine:


      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7238643-1973-240z-Found-amp-Bought
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      Had planned to work on the Rabbit this weekend...

      Had planned to work on the Rabbit this weekend but got distracted on CL and came home with this...

      http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a530/rabbit-type-17/1973%20240z/P1010034_zps4j23k4dm.jpg
    7. Thanks. :thumbup: Tow capacity for the...

      Thanks. :thumbup:

      Tow capacity for the Unlimited is listed as 2k on the configurator but I did see 3.5k on veh specs listing. Plenty for our popup camper.

      One of these is a contender for the...
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      I caught the middle of that episode, when Ed is...

      I caught the middle of that episode, when Ed is swapping the trans. Missed the parts about finding and selling the car.

      I need to find out when they are re running it.
    9. Just looking at the configurator, can these...

      Just looking at the configurator, can these really only tow 2000lb?
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      Just took my 5 year old for a ride, he is in love...

      Just took my 5 year old for a ride, he is in love with the Z. :cool:


      I was thinking about an earlier posters comments that these cars are slow. Our drive today had us make a right turn from a...
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      These are screwed in, I'm not sure about the door...

      These are screwed in, I'm not sure about the door moldings above these. I've read they screw in as well.
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      Agreed. problem is the rocker moldings are...

      Agreed. problem is the rocker moldings are screwd on. If I take them off it would require filling and paint work.
    13. I bought a 240z Friday. The performance numbers...

      I bought a 240z Friday. The performance numbers you quote are a couple seconds slower than I read, but it doesn't really matter. The car isn't a rocket off the line but it keeps up with traffic...
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      To the earlier carbs? What improvements would...

      To the earlier carbs? What improvements would they provide?

      Any good Z good forums?

      What vendors do you like? I'm going through the brakes.

      :thumbup:
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      1973 240z - Found & Bought

      I've been casually shopping for a classic car project. No major rebuilds, something decent that I could clean up a bit, enjoy for a few months, then see if I could make a few bucks on.

      Some may...
    16. My point wasn't that the Rubicon wouldn't do it. ...

      My point wasn't that the Rubicon wouldn't do it.
      My point is that the Rubicon option isn't nessecary for most Jeep buyers.
    17. Id say that is true about the Rubicon. I have no...

      Id say that is true about the Rubicon. I have no problem with people buying Wranglers as commuters or mall cruisers.

      What other 4 door convertible is there?
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      1998, 1 owner, 65k miles, $14,500... Pics...

      1998, 1 owner, 65k miles, $14,500...

      Pics aren't great, but it looks really clean.

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/262020104632?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&rmvSB=true
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    19. Why do you think they are underrated? I have a...

      Why do you think they are underrated?

      I have a lot of Tempo experience. My Dad bought an 84 model new. Silver over red cloth, 5 speed.

      He drove it for 20+ years and almost 200k miles. I...
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      Nice score. To bad about the nagative...

      Nice score.

      To bad about the nagative equity. Couldn't wait until the Jetta lease term was up?
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