All automotive including antique and collectible. However if the car has been modified I can only answer in general terms and maybe get you pointed in the right direction.
Automotive tech instructor. Syndicated auto columnist 1970's though the early 1990's. Syndicated auto radio talk show, Ask Brad About cars, CBS Radio 70's through 90's TV Show "Last Chance Garage" 1980's PBS-TV syndicated. Auto instructor for the following companies: Fram Autolyte Holly Carter AMF Ford Motor University Of Conn Blue Hills Technical School Sugar River Technical Center Grew up in a family garage in Needham Mass and turned wrenches from the age of 14.
Manchester Union Leader, Nashua Telegraph, Motor Service Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Popular Mechanics (Saturday Mechanic early 80's), Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and lots more.
More than I care to remember. Basically Franklin Technical Institute in Boston, Northeastern University, Fitchburg State Teachers College, Tufts University, and a lot of factory schools along the way.
Moto Award winner. And much more.
I learn every day and a day without learning is waisted.
In the history of the world the auto industry is just a fly speck on histories time line but perhaps the single greatest invention for the benefit of mankind.
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The Datsun/Nissan "Z" cars are starting to come up in value, finally. The average value for one in good running condition and decent body and interior would be $5200 for one with out turbo charging and
These tops are a real bear to alighn. The main alighnment to get the top centered is the mounting for the two hinges at the back of the top. But before that is tackled the rubber body mounts between the
I have a question or two before diving into this question. First has the car been in a total restoration with the body off the frame? How long have you owned the car and has the top been a problem for
A complete rebuild could run between 5 and 10 thousand dollars. The basic parts to rebuild according to severa;l suppliers is just north of $2000 not including any work that might need to be done on the
This truck when built was equipped with a Rochester 4 barrel carburetor and a mechanical fuel pump. The first place that I would check would be the fuel pump. Often when the diaphragm in the fuel pump