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71 240z rb20det fully fun slow project named candy build

rb20det swap 240z 1971 rusty

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#41 Wizzurp

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Posted 11 February 2017 - 07:15 AM

My 280z speed sender never really worked. I swapped the skyline one in and it just reads low but it's consistent.

#42 mtnickel

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 10:43 PM

not sure about the RB20 trans, but the RB25 requires a Navara/D21/Nissan hardbody truck sender. Depending your ratio, you can swap the RB20 skyline gear onto it with a little fab work. Details are on this site. Good luck with the build! I love my RB-Z and will never let it go



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 02:51 PM

My 280z speed sender never really worked. I swapped the skyline one in and it just reads low but it's consistent.

Thanks bro I was able to slid the speed gear in the rb20det trans with a little grinding to put the lock bolts thing on!

 

not sure about the RB20 trans, but the RB25 requires a Navara/D21/Nissan hardbody truck sender. Depending your ratio, you can swap the RB20 skyline gear onto it with a little fab work. Details are on this site. Good luck with the build! I love my RB-Z and will never let it go

I cant wait to drive this car! I know the rb25det has electronic speed sensor and the rb20det has the mechanical one. I swapped it on the stock one with a littkle fab just like you said.

 

I had time to play around with the 280z tank some more



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Posted 3 weeks ago

Back at it! Got the walbro 255lph mounted up. All I did was mount the pump to some sheet metal I had laying around then mounted the it to some threaded holes(maybe for a optional stock efi pump?) and secured it down with some bolts a had laying around. Datsun/nissan really made this conversion pretty simple.The wiring for (green pos? and blk for ground) it is right there too! Here are some pics and a video. It took like 3 hours.

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Posted 3 weeks ago

I installed the gas tank. I was able to reuse the 240z straps and filler neck. I bought new hoses and j bolts from lowes.



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Posted 3 days ago

I installed the shift knob, now to complete the rest of my interior lol its such a mess.

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