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41. Re: Mt Shasta / invite to join All-Datsun fun run (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 01:08:56 -0700
Yep this car came with an A12. Trans Am rules do not allow the later variants of the A series engines. The engine has to have been available during the 72 season. I am amazed at just what these littl
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-06/msg01626.html (9,035 bytes)

42. Re: Mt Shasta / invite to join All-Datsun fun run (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 16:54:13 -0700
No. There is always some confusion because the Brits also had an "A" series engine (used in Sprites, Midgets, Minis, etc.). But that engine is completely different. The BMC "A" series engine is very
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-06/msg01636.html (11,108 bytes)

43. Re: more ??? for the gurus (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 16:59:56 -0700
Just to throw some gas on this :-) While that does seem high, and I am not saying the work is worth that, you do get what you pay for. Not all "balance" jobs are equal, or at least some are more equa
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-06/msg01637.html (8,475 bytes)

44. Re: SU to Mikuni - what about the exhaust port? (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 19:43:00 -0700
No it can't be plugged. It is a crankcase vent and if you plug it pressure will begin to build up in the crankcase. This causes the rings to seat poorly, as it is the pressure differential across the
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg00357.html (8,814 bytes)

45. Re: Jaremko at the vintage races (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 10:51:57 -0700
Well I don't know the specifics of this situation, and I will admit there is a fair amount of anti Japanese bias in most vintage/historic racing. But, it is *vintage* racing folks. You are supposed t
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg00736.html (14,988 bytes)

46. Re: Jaremko at the vintage races (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 11:21:26 -0700
Well here's my take on this stuff; This is a problem. If it were a BRE airdam, it would be fine for most vintage groups as there is plenty of documentation for them. However, with the '69 cut off thi
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg00799.html (15,971 bytes)

47. Re: spark plugs (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 10:05:20 -0700
Or use NGK BP6ET This is what they call a semi-surface discharge, 4-electrode plug. I used to use these on all the stuff I worked on. I had a set in my 280ZX turbo for way longer than I like to admi
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg00852.html (7,879 bytes)

48. Re: Dream Garage Car for Sale (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 09:24:39 -0700
Yep, I too drove this car and was very impressed. Especially at how it started and ran the Iron Bottom (almost 1000 tough miles in 3 days) with no problems whatsoever, straight from extended storage.
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg00949.html (7,254 bytes)

49. Ragtops & Roadsters (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 14:58:53 -0700
Hey folks, I just got my advance copy of Ragtops and Roadsters today. The story ended up running four pages. I'm guessing the issue will be on the newsstands in a few days to a week, though who actua
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg01022.html (7,173 bytes)

50. Re: All Datsun Meet (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 21:36:41 -0700
And don't forget the track day on Thursday. That is a blast and a very good value. You won't find that much track time for that little money very often. And a day at the track with just Datsuns is pr
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg01043.html (7,482 bytes)

51. Re: cylinder head removal (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 08:56:12 -0700
Copper coat works fine, just make sure it is a thin coating. Add this to your list of prep things if you don't do it already; 1)bottom tap the bolt holes - in case you don't know, a bottom tap cuts t
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg01316.html (11,045 bytes)

52. Re: Damage from the rear bering removal - warning -- rant (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 09:03:23 -0700
Well I am no expert when it come to axles but I would have two concerns here. First the cut, while not all that deep, has created stress risers which can lead to cracking and failure eventually. Whet
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg01318.html (7,838 bytes)

53. Re: oil filter gasket (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 16:58:27 -0700
Best stuff I've ever used (and I use it almost exclusively) is Hylomar. It is a non hardening polymer. It will often work without a gasket in many situations. The only a little comment can't be stres
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-05/msg01334.html (10,557 bytes)

54. Re: Ragtops&Roadsters, engine start button (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2001 17:32:53 -0800
I just talked to Alan Paradise, the Editor of Ragtops & Roadsters, and he tells me the article will be 4 pages long. The issue goes to pre-press within the week and should be out in about 3 weeks. Al
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00095.html (8,031 bytes)

55. Re: Stroked R16 (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 11:00:30 -0800
The limiting factor will most likely be the valve train. A pushrod valve train does not offer the same rpm potential as an OHC would. But lots of other factors have to be considered. Rod design and l
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00308.html (8,625 bytes)

56. Re: OHC Chains and belts (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2001 20:27:58 -0800
The problem is the timing sets for the U20 are NLA now. Somebody is going to have to ante up to reproduce those parts, and that's expensive. That means the parts are going to be expensive, even more
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00439.html (10,557 bytes)

57. Re: Stroked R16 (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2001 21:36:14 -0800
In fact the largest loads placed on the rod/crank/wristpin/piston assembly don't have to do with compression loads at all. While the largest loads do occur at TDC, the compression loads from combusti
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00476.html (9,813 bytes)

58. Re: Stroked R16 (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 19:37:48 -0800
No, I didn't mean to imply you did. I was just agreeing with and expanding on your comments.
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00643.html (7,784 bytes)

59. Re: Plug Color Mystery (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 19:58:31 -0800
You just discovered that the firing order and manifold design can lead to a differential in mixtures between the outer two cylinders and the inner two cylinders. On various cars this effect can range
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00645.html (10,424 bytes)

60. Re: Plug Color Mystery (score: 1)
Author: Marc Sayer <marcsayer@home.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 09:37:43 -0800
This just goes to show, I should never answer posts when I am tired. While my original reply was all true, it has nothing to do with what is described here. I got the cylinders confused and thought h
/local/apache/htdocs/mharc/archives/html/datsun-roadsters/2001-03/msg00695.html (10,340 bytes)


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