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Old 16-02-2017, 07:27 AM
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So is the base from a 240 different to a 280?
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Old 16-02-2017, 08:16 AM
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So is the base from a 240 different to a 280?

Yes.
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Old 16-02-2017, 11:26 AM
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Can it be made to fit? or is the timing chain cover totally different?
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
Toyota Surf 3.0TD

Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Old 16-02-2017, 11:45 AM
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Timing cover is the same - i think it's the orientation of where the timing adjuster holes are on the dizzy and mount.
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Old 16-02-2017, 12:26 PM
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Timing cover is the same - i think it's the orientation of where the timing adjuster holes are on the dizzy and mount.
I'll put a pic up of the correct one when I get a moment.
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Old 16-02-2017, 01:31 PM
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Here's an example, although not 240Z versus 280ZX - in this case 280Z versus 280ZX:



Same scenario applies for 240Z though. You need to use the ZX base (which is straight bolt-on) and plate to have the adjustment slots and the arm for the clamping bolt in the right place.
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Old 16-02-2017, 01:53 PM
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Ah, I see. So you can use the 240z base on a 280zx distributer but you will have to make adjustments to suit.
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
Toyota Surf 3.0TD

Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Old 16-02-2017, 06:32 PM
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Not a Don adjustment I hope! (http://zclub.net/forum/showthread.php?t=25712&page=13)
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Old 16-02-2017, 07:04 PM
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Telling Albrecht to jog on, for gawds sake ... !

Good ol' Don ... will he be back?
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Old 17-02-2017, 10:22 AM
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I'd think he'd be on to the next fantasy by now, but I haven't seen his blue hoses and cam cover come up on ebay yet, so maybe?
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