1976 280Z N42 Head - ZDriver.com


240Z, 260Z, 280Z Performance / Technical Discussions related to performance motor enhancements, upgrades.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-11-2017, 02:52 PM   #1
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 1
1976 280Z N42 Head

Ihave a 1976 280Z that got a new cylinder head in 1984. The service manager (whom I respected highly)told me at the time that the replacement head (and camshaft) was the newversion that oiled through the cam instead of just dripping oil in. The serviceticket shows both a head and cam in the parts ordered list, but the partnumbers are not legible. The numberstamped on the head is N42, the only one listed on zcarsource.com for a1975-1976 280Z. I would have expected itto be an N47, which is listed for a 1977-1980 280Z/ZX. Can anyone help shed some light on this? Thanks in advance.
Zcarman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2017, 07:03 AM   #2
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 281
Remove the valve cover, take a photo and post the photo. It's easy to tell whether it's internally or externally oiled.
Steve260Z74 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
n42 head vs p79 head? wallace millner 240Z, 260Z, 280Z (S30) Forums 2 07-31-2012 05:07 PM
Wanted: GOOD N42 Head texasz Wanted (WTB / WTT) 0 06-30-2003 07:28 PM
N42/47 head on '83 L28, problems? 280steveX 280ZX Performance / Technical 6 03-14-2003 03:29 PM
N42 Head Stingray280zx 240Z, 260Z, 280Z (S30) Forums 5 06-04-2001 09:21 AM
What year is the N42 head from? Zpeed 240Z, 260Z, 280Z (S30) Forums 4 06-03-2001 11:09 PM


Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:40 PM.


Copyright 2000 - 2014 ZDRIVER.COM All Rights Reserved.