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  1. SOLD: 71 240Z LS1 T56

    Sent you an email
  2. LS1 240Z AC

    Vintage Air doesn't want you to use fresh air to prevent contamination and corrosion. That being said, you can cut a hole in the vent housing and plumb it for fresh air. Of course this action is not supported by VA
  3. 280Z Garage Sale

    you've got a PM for the steering wheel, emblems, abs coupler. Thanks!
  4. These are supposed to be high quality ZG flares: https://www.rhdjapan.com/marugen-shoukai-zg-type-deluxe-over-fenders-s30-s31.html
  5. Tires 225/45/15 or 225/50/15

    That looks great. Those are some really wide 225s to sit like that on an 8" wheel. On a separate note: what muffler is that? I want to do a 2-in 2-out with an X pipe in that configuration
  6. Tires 225/45/15 or 225/50/15

    yeah, those are old pictures from 2003. Very few still make 225/50/15 tires. https://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSearchResults.jsp?zip-code=&width=225/&ratio=50&diameter=15&rearWidth=255/&rearRatio=40&rearDiameter=17
  7. Tires 225/45/15 or 225/50/15

    Yokohama ES100 225/50/15 on 15x7
  8. scumbag bay area craigslist

    You need sway bars? I am in the bay and i have sway bars. Just gotta check my inventory, what are you looking for?
  9. Low Cost Rotisserie

    2 Harbor Freight engine stands at $37 each and some steel from a scrap yard. Total investment (not counting wheels/casters) was probably $100-120 http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/124889-finished-building-a-rotisserie-today/
  10. Ls oil pan

    I used the LS3 C6 corvette oil pan/windage tray/pickup tube. Here's the comparison between C6 and F-body oil pans: Fbody oilpan hangs about 3/4" to 1" below the front cross member. C6 alleviates that issue, but if you need to drop the oil pan, the engine needs to be lifted to clear the crossmember for oil pan removal.
  11. Seriously? Z31 for sale, but come on.

    Remember when the 240z was the desirable car that fetched a premium dollar and the 280zx was considered heavy, boxy, and unappealing? here's one for 25k (he'll never get that much): https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/cto/6030197210.html turbo ZX auto for 6700: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/6033715221.html non turbo 5 speed for 6700: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/6020411602.html turbo auto for 12,500: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/5986469702.html Even a 2+2 is fetching 4k approaching 200k miles: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/cto/5991844205.html Stocks dry up, people move onto the next available old nostalgia car. Who buys 40 year old cars and either fully restores them or buys them fully restored? People who wanted one in high school but couldn't have one. Watch: you'll see Integra Type-Rs and S2000s fetch premium value in about 15-20 years.
  12. Seriously? Z31 for sale, but come on.

    Here's a much cheaper local unit for $7400 https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/6008257629.html Remember when Zs used to sell for 500-1000 bucks?
  13. These are the counties that require smog for registration/renewal of 1976 and newer vehicles: Alameda Butte Colusa Contra Costa Fresno Glenn Kern Kings Los Angeles Madera Marin Merced Monterey Napa Nevada Orange Sacramento San Benito San Francisco San Joaquin San Luis Obispo San Mateo Santa Barbara Santa Clara Santa Cruz Shasta Solano Stanislaus Sutter Tehama Tulare Ventura Yolo Yuba There are six counties that require smog certifications within certain Zip Codes only. These counties are: El Dorado, Placer, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Sonoma. To my knowledge CA does not look at the pre-76 (or any cars?) out of state for that matter when it's being registered. Registering the car's not the problem but smogging it down the road may be https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/?1dmy&urile=wcm:path:/dmv_content_en/dmv/pubs/brochures/fast_facts/ffvr29
  14. Yes I did. I corrected it, thanks. As for actual laws regarding bringing a swapped vehicle into CA from out of state, I just listed what I saw on the DMV site and my derived interpretation. It's kind of a gray area because as far as I can tell, you can bring the car in and register it. Once it's registered in CA it has to follow CA smog laws as applicable. So if it's an FD with an LS swap, it can be registered but then you'll probably run into problems smogging it the following year. Again, based on my understanding. I could be wrong
  15. California requires vehicles 1976 and newer to be smogged. Current CA law states that a vehicle with an engine swap must meet the following criteria: -Engine must be from a USDM vehicle -Must be same year or newer than the chassis -Must retain all emissions equipment that came with donor engine. This includes gas tank/charcoal/evap system, catalytic converters, etc -Must be BAR (bureau of automotive repair) refereed and receive an approval sticker. -If the vehicle is a CA certified vehicle, the engine must also be a CA certified engine (this applies to 50 state models vs. 49 state models) https://www.bar.ca.gov/Industry/Engine_Change_Guidelines.html https://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/aftermkt/replace.htm That being said, the loophole for S30 cars 1975 and older is that smog check is not required and therefore engine swap goes unnoticed. With an FD/LS swap it would have to be refereed and smogged, even if out of state. The work around (not sure if this is still valid) is to basically keep your car registered in another state and keep that state's plates. This can get trickier down the road as you become a CA resident.