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by 85_Z31
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

Since doing the cam gears was the big annoying project I’m not doing smaller annoying stuff that I don’t like. I got these bonnet catch’s from DJ and they have worked out really nice . I dragged the bumper back out from behind the shed and started to bond up the crack . This thing is in quite rough ...
by 85_Z31
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

In my last post DJ machined out the pockets on the cam gears for me which came out real nice. During this lockdown there was no better time to finish machining the cam gears and setup all the equipment to dial them in fully. i actually wrecked a set of oem gears ( the inner gets machined out and the...
by 85_Z31
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: LS1 V8 280z
Replies: 175
Views: 45449

Re: LS1 V8 280z

Great work on the headers and frame rails.
by 85_Z31
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Cars / Parts Wanted
Topic: Want to borrow - R160/180/200 diff housing or whole diff
Replies: 3
Views: 991

Re: Want to borrow - R160/180/200 diff housing or whole diff

I've got an R200 you can use, its complete though.

I believe BART has the empty " test fit housing"
by 85_Z31
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

Mocked up all this last night this engine does run but currently these parts are only sitting in place for a fit and form check , i need to order some gaskets and things. DJ Milled the cam gear pockets for me, so i can finish those in my lathe at home. Had to weld up and re mill a bore on the fuel r...
by 85_Z31
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

Great to hear from you, by all means my Z has taken me far too long and still isn't back on the road. But thats ok because the journey of learning and figuring things out was able to get me out of the office and working on cars for a living, so i could say the 12ish years ive had mine was actually q...
by 85_Z31
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

Got the inercooler welded
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Designed and machined this RB fuel reg adaptor out of scraps i found
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Welded some thread bosses on the cooler pipes to do proper clipping of fuel lines
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by 85_Z31
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

Been ages since posting but ive done a few bits n pieces. bought a $300 mystery NA engine slapped my heads and cams in it and thats now running in the car along with the existing turbo and manifold setup. with more compression it should drive nicer and go a lot better. Inter cooler number #3 is a pr...
by 85_Z31
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Upcoming Club Events / Meets
Topic: Datsun Nationals 2019 Hanmer Springs Labour Weekend October 25th-28th
Replies: 36
Views: 327903

Re: Datsun Nationals 2019 Hanmer Springs Labour Weekend October 25th-28th

I will see you guys at the track day and possibly the dinner. I Will have the 100 series Cruiser there if we need to trailer anybody home.

I can also show you my desk since i work there.
by 85_Z31
Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting
Replies: 793
Views: 226449

Re: James Z31 Engine Blueprinting

A while Back i started working on this CAD design for a new higher flowing Plenum, got this far and sort of stalled out. Plenum Z31 LY1157 v11-2.png Plenum Z31 LY1157 v11.png The next 3 pictures is restoring some damaged, rusty hacked brackets to do with the face lift front end that i am fitting to ...