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Engine Acceleration

Finished with 1978 280Z 2+2 restoration--but the engine hesitates on acceleration. When the revs build, it operates normally--acceleration is good. Injectors cleaned, fuel tank cleaned--no help. Th...

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Car Won't Pass 2000rpm

Car will idle great I will start driving and as soon as I pass 2000 rpm it will back down to 600 rpm. I don't know what the problem is if you guys will help me out. That would be amazing.

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280z Engine Backfires Randomly And Painfully

Reading a lot about Z cars running fine then stalling like out of gas. I have a 77 280Z engine with SU carbs. Car runs great first 15 mins, then sputters and backfires out tailpipe. Rev engine an...

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Just Put In A 82 Datsun Zx Alternator In My 1975 280z. Did The Proper Jumpe...

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What Would Cause My 1976 Datsun 280z To Just Quit And Then Today Started Ri...

My wife was driving back from the store and it just quit. It would turn over but acted like it wasn't getting any gas. It has new injectors, fuel filter and fuel pump. I went back to work on it t...

24 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Can The Computer On A 1983 280zx, Turbo Be Rebuilt? 2.where Can I Get The C...

placing jumper cables wrongly damaged the computer on my1983 Datsun 280ZX Turbo car. Are their people able to rebuild the computer, where can I buy a used one? thank you Christian

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Why Wont My 1979 5 Speed 280z Turn Back On????

hello, i was wondering if you guys knew anything about the 280z. she just randomly quit working and she was just running perfectly.. i really don't know what happened i was pulling up to a red light...


Just Installed A New Starter To My 1977 Datsun 280z Does Not Turn Over Just...

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Can Someone Tell Me The Process To Pull The Main Gauges Out Of A 1976 Datsu...

need to pull the gauges and clean them up on the inside, as they got bondo dust in them. any ideas?

Keith Megah

Why Does My 1980 280zx Have Trouble Starting When Its Cold It Will Crank An...

I just bought it has cold air intake, aluminum intake,shnider racing cam 4 core aluminum radiator magna flow exhaust, header,lots of after market parts 8000 miles on rebuild motor and trans new to the...


On My 1976 Datsun 280z After Driving It And Shutting It Off For More Than 1...

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I Have A 1977 Datson 280 Z. All The Gauges On The Dash Work Except The Volt...

The voltage gauge does not work but all my other gauges are working fine. Just replaced alternator, regulator and a new battery. Car runs great. Do you have any suggestions why the gauge would not ...

Chris Strothman

Datsun 280z Head Replacement?according To This Craigslist Seller His Mechan...

According to this craigslist seller his mechanic was deported before he was able to finish replacing the head on the engine. He has the working head.If this is correct how hard is it to install the ...

42 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

Having Trouble With Power Drain With Ignition Off

I have a 1983 Datsun 280ZX. After sitting for a couple days it will not start. I have replaced the battery, had my car checked out by a mechanic who found nothing wrong such as a bad alternator, e...

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I Cannot Find A Tool To Diagnose The Computer On My 1983 Datson 280zx Turbo...

computer reader????? cannot find one

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Why Are My Gauges Erratic On My 77?

The gauges go to appropriate levels at starting, then - in unison - the temp, oil pressure and fuel level all slowly go to zero, then head back up some then head back down some, etc. If it weren't al...

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