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About Dgriggs

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  • Birthday 11/21/1976
  1. I would like to get my reverse lights working on my '72 240Z. The wiring harness on the car has two connections, but the transmission, a wide ratio 5 speed, has three switches. The connections on the switches are all mangled, (by PO)so I need to find out which ones I need to replace, to get my reverse lights working. I have searched this and all other applicable forums on this site and can find no information regarding the purpose of these three switches. I read about some truck transmissions having a 5th gear switch presumably for cruse control. Are the two connections on t
  2. I have not seen your pics yet, But I think I had a very similar situation with a well worn L24 years ago. The crank snout bolt had backed off and the balancer was twisting back and forth so violently on the worn out key and keyway there was a terminal sounding knock coming from down there. At the time I was saving my pennies for the stroker I am currently running. Not wanting any further turd polishing, I fixed it on the cheap. Cheap Solution: The pulley was removed, key replaced with a slightly larger (I bought a slightly wider one that need to be filed to fit) versi
  3. About 6 years ago I switched the fluid in my early 5 speed to Redline MTL 90. The friction modifiers in that formulation allow the tired old synchros to do a better job of, well, synchronizing. I had much better shifting much sooner (shorter "warm up" time)than with the old 90 weight. If you are not sure what you need for your application, Redline, Amsoil, and Royal Purple have tech staff to point you in the right direction. DG
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