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Old 25-11-2014, 04:35 PM
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Old 25-11-2014, 04:41 PM
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You talking in general or about MSA's bullet mirrors? The MSA ones are door mirrors only - they will look all kinds of wrong in a wing-mounted position as the bases will be too short.

Worth noting that the fender mirrors have specific locations for mounting and are differently located on each side of the car to maintain correct visibility from the driving position. There's a diagram knocking around the internet somewhere with the measurements.

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Worth noting that Mr. F acts as a UK agent for MSA. Some of their stuff will be in stock with him and he also places bulk orders every so often.
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Old 25-11-2014, 05:44 PM
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the car did have webbers a few years ago relocated to zfram
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Old 25-11-2014, 06:02 PM
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Worth noting that the fender mirrors have specific locations for mounting and are differently located on each side of the car to maintain correct visibility from the driving position. There's a diagram knocking around the internet somewhere with the measurements.

Ah, found it:
That's the ZG-specific diagram that I made some years ago, and posted on the HybridZ forum. Lots of people have misinterpreted it over the years, and there's also a transposed version knocking around for LHD applications (not made by me, but using my diagram and measurements). Be mindful that Nissan Shatai pressed the holes into the front wings for the mirror mountings in several different locations over the years. There's still some debate in Japan about where the optimum location measurements actually are. So be careful how you measure and where you mount them...

The S30-series Z was never fitted with the chrome version of the classic fender mirrors, and most of the chrome ones being sold today were actually designed to be used on the C10-series Skyline or the 510-series Bluebird. They have shorter stalks and don't function as well as the S30-specific items. Something to bear in mind.
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Old 25-11-2014, 07:39 PM
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That's the ZG-specific diagram that I made some years ago, and posted on the HybridZ forum. Lots of people have misinterpreted it over the years, and there's also a transposed version knocking around for LHD applications (not made by me, but using my diagram and measurements). Be mindful that Nissan Shatai pressed the holes into the front wings for the mirror mountings in several different locations over the years. There's still some debate in Japan about where the optimum location measurements actually are. So be careful how you measure and where you mount them...

The S30-series Z was never fitted with the chrome version of the classic fender mirrors, and most of the chrome ones being sold today were actually designed to be used on the C10-series Skyline or the 510-series Bluebird. They have shorter stalks and don't function as well as the S30-specific items. Something to bear in mind.
I remember you'd posted it on the US forums - I have a paper copy knocking around in the garage that served as the reference for when my car had the mirrors fitted during its rebuild. Interesting that they moved around a bit too...

RE: the chrome fender mirrors, I'd wondered whether they differed in dimensions given that they were from other models. Definitely something to bear in mind. The chrome ones seem to crop up on lots of S30s I assume due to the scarcity of the black originals.
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Old 26-11-2014, 10:52 AM
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The chrome ones seem to crop up on lots of S30s I assume due to the scarcity of the black originals.
That and the plain fact that most people have no idea of the difference in the size and shape of the stalks.
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Old 26-11-2014, 10:58 AM
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That and the plain fact that most people have no idea of the difference in the size and shape of the stalks.
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the car did have webbers a few years ago relocated to zfram
wish it still had them!
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Old 26-11-2014, 04:24 PM
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i have a spare set of muikunis and manifold spare
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Old 26-11-2014, 05:08 PM
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i have a spare set of muikunis and manifold spare
What size of Mikunis are they? PHH40 or 44?
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Old 26-11-2014, 05:38 PM
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i cant rember were the id located have to keep the sam on its orginal webbers were for a second z wont fit the ferrari now surplus clue eoe
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i cant get pictures up welcome to look
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Old 26-11-2014, 05:54 PM
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Old 27-11-2014, 03:48 PM
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Old 27-11-2014, 04:56 PM
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wish it still had them!
I have a set of 45 DCOE webers. Probably available for sale in the new year once I get a manifold .
I have 3 rebuild kits for them and all the bolts etc have been replated ready to build up.
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