Monthly Archives: January 2013

Feedback Wanted

So far, it seems like some people are getting good use from this blog. Thank you to the individuals who have let me know via other forums. I want to know what the readers want to see. Are there circuits … Continue reading

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Hazard Switch – Brake Light – Turn Signal Circuit Analysis

Boy, did I bite off a lot with this one. However, these three circuits all come together at the Hazard Switch, so I chose to take on the challenge and analyze them all at once. I used the 72 FSM … Continue reading

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Taking Shape

I am making preparations for future posts. If you go through the Body Electrical (BE) sections in the 74 through 78 factory service manuals (FSMs), you’ll find that Nissan did a nice breakdown of where the wires were in the … Continue reading

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Early Hazard Switch

Well, after repairing my friend’s turn signal switch a month ago, he re-installed the switch, but his turn signals still didn’t work. I used a meter to check for voltage coming into the switch and found none. I checked the … Continue reading

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Fixing the Door Latch

When I first got the 260Z, one of the things I had to deal with was the previous owner’s installation of remote door locks. This was his fix for the door wanting to lock any time he closed it. The … Continue reading

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Caffeine & Octane January 2013

Caffeine & Octane was today. I got up early, loaded up the car, and drove down to the lot where it is held. I arrived earlier than usual to make sure I could save enough spots for the first generation … Continue reading

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Pete’s Curse

Tonight was the monthly Georgia Z Club meeting. Like many other clubs, there is a 50-50 drawing. First there is the cash drawing, and then there are drawings for any other prizes. My friend, Pete, doesn’t have much luck with … Continue reading

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