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About zmanofwashington

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    Snohomish Washington
  • Cars
    Pick a year from 70-83 and I have one. My first z I bought new and still have it. 78 black pearl
  • Interests
    Z cars, playing music, fly fishing, wood working.

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  1. Time Left: 10 days and 18 hours

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    I'm actively looking for L28 short blocks to buy, especially local ones in the Puget Sound region. For ones that have to be shipped in, I won't pay as much of course because I'd have to pay for shipping as well. I'll take as many engines as I can get if the price is right, and I'll even buy bare blocks as long as they're an L28 from a 280 Z or 280 ZX. They have to be rebuildable and the cranks have to rotate. Long blocks are ok sometimes too, just let me know what you have and the price you want. I'll pay by cash or Paypal. For those of you that don't know the difference, a long block is everything from the valve cover to the oil pan. A short block is the block, crank, rods, and pistons. Sometimes they come with an oil pan and timing cover, and I'll take them either way. I'm not interested in the L24 or L26 blocks. You can call me on my cell and leave a message if I don't answer. Be sure to leave me your phone number. zmanofwashington@gmail.com or 206-363-3577 Oliver


    Snohomish, Washington - US

  2. The gaskets we sell are made by Precision body gaskets. They are a US based company so all inventory is state side. The gaskets are actually manufactured in SE Asia (of course), and then shipped here. They have a local office and all R&D work is done here. I assist them in any way that I can and usually do the final fitment and critiquing. We sell 2 style of w/s gaskets, 1 that accepts the chrome and 1 that doesn't. I haven't put a w/s in a 510 for about 6 or 7 years using PRP gaskets so I can't say the fitment now is good but back then they were fine. I do install glass in all the old Da
  3. Micromachinery, As far as the windshield gaskets go, what brand are you using and what is wrong with them? Eventually, they may start making the rear gaskets for the wagons but it's hard to say. I'm surprised that they're actually working the PL510 projects for me cause there aren't that many of them out there anymore. Getting them to start on the 280 zx projects was like pulling teeth and there's a lot more of them than 510's. We finally got them to start making the rear glass gaskets for the zx's this year but it took me 10 years and cash up front to get them to do it. zmow
  4. I sell new retractable seat belt kits that fit the 510's, the trucks, the 240 z's, and the 280 zx's as well. For the 510's there are 2 types available, the limp female receiver style for 84.95 per side and the stiff female receiver for 97.95 per side. I have to re-clock the stiff receiver style so that they sit at the correct angle, that's why they cost more. If someone wants to buy them unclocked and they can do it themselves then the stiff style is also 84.95 per set. I can get them in a couple of different colors but those would have to be special ordered. I usually carry black belts in sto
  5. dgi, I'm not sure of what you mean by the water seal for the door finisher. Are you referring to the chrome strip that runs on the outside of the door at the base of the glass? It has a rubber lip on it. If that's the case, that assymbly is called a belt moulding and I'm not aware of anyone that sells just the rubber anymore. I do sell the complete assymbly and it's listed on my online store at www.datsunstore.com Z man of Washington
  6. I've been working with a couple of rubber body gasket manufacturer for years. I try to get them to start making new gaskets for our old Datsuns. It has been painstaking but I have been making headway. Once they make a prototype, they give it to me to test fit the unit and critique it. They usually send a couple of tech guys out to my house to look over my shoulder and do the paperwork so I don't have to. Last winter the rear window gasket for the PL510 was test fitted and passed inspection. The new units are heading our way. The container full is in the US and I should be able to start selling
  7. Congrats on your find. FYI, I've got a new B210 GX emblem for the rear hatch, still in the box. I'm sure I've got other parts both new and used for your car although not a lot in either case. As I run across them I'll try to add them to my online store at www.datsunstore.com Z man of Washington 360-668-2979
  8. If you want to seriously shorten your throw on your truck, I offer a shortened shifter on my online store at www.datsunstore.com for 89.95. Go to the truck section and it should be in the interior section just after the shift knobs or you can use the hyperlink. http://www.datsunstore.com/shifters-shortened-throw-p-1790.html The posted pic shows the difference between a cut tower and an original tower out of a z car. I can take 4 to 6 " off of the truck shifter and it will be just about perfect. For an additional charge I can heat up the tower and pull it closer to the driver so you won't have
  9. Perfect black dash, custom leather steering wheel cover, original silver velour seats with black vinyl sides and back, gray carpet, door panels are perfect, fully loaded 186,000 original miles, not a t-top car so no rain water leaks. Interior is in good condition and just about everything still works. Power rack and pinion steering, power mirrors, power windows analog dash. Body is in good condition but it does need some very minor body work on the right door and quarter panel. Red paint job is mostly original and worn out. New radiator, new KYB shocks, rebuilt/upgraded fuel injectors, recent
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