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Help save a TZ, looking for Restoration parts

By uncivil_engineer

13 days ago

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#1 13 days ago




Help save a TZ, looking for Restoration parts

Added: September 4th, 2019

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After finishing my Sorcerer restoration, I think I may becoming the patron saint of horrible looking pinball machines in need of restoration. Thanks to a good friend of mine, a very badly abused Twilight Zone will soon be in my possession. It is a German re-import, and it got picked over a little bit before it landed back here in the states.

The machine has a restorable cabinet, and playfield, but I am really hoping that someone out there has a parts machine or stash that they would be willing to sell me the following parts from:

1. A-16326 Ball Guide Assembly. This is the lower exit to the Power mini-playfield. It is missing on mine.

2. I need the ramp guards for the middle ramp. I think I have located a source for these overseas, but I want to see if I can get a set state side first.

3. I need the opto harness from under the playfield. This harness runs from the 10 opto driver board, to each of the optos in the game. It should have 4 plugs where it interfaces with the opto driver board, and a connection for each of the opto from under the playfield. This is harness is separate from the switch matrix harness.

I am sure I will need other parts as I get into this thing, but these are the biggies I know for certain I need.

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#2 12 days ago

I may have the opto assy at the mini playfiled,will check today.

#3 12 days ago

Weird parts to steal, I cannot imagine a situation where the ramps/guides would be broken, wth?!

#4 12 days ago

Good Luck Alan. You always do amazing work.

#5 12 days ago

Damn you got some cool projects lined up...

#6 12 days ago

After going over it some more, I have some more disturbing news. All the parts are missing off the main plastic ramp.

#7 12 days ago

What parts are missing.Post some picture I may have them.

#8 12 days ago

Not an ordinary game... nor an ordinary restoration.

#9 12 days ago

Parts i have:

Bridge Diverter Gate A-16513.1
Gumball Ball Popper Assembly A-16312
Rear deflector 01-11186

#10 8 days ago

Ok, I think I have located most of the parts I originally listed. However, I still need of a couple of switches with harness. My main plastic ramp is missing both of the switches. Does anyone have these two assemblies for sale?
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They have the one with the wire form gate

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#12 6 days ago

They also have the other one two

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#13 6 days ago
Quoted from Parker_tz:

They have the one with the wire form gate[quoted image]

Ive used Mark for years. Pinball spare parts Aust is good stuff!
Placed an order last week. Only supplier with Pinball magic parts i needed.
With the Australian dollar so low right now it was cheaper than Marcos. I got a ton of a stuff shipped for a $100 bucks. Including 2 full sling shot assemblies and a diverter assembly. Plus bonus parts and springs and what not.

#14 6 days ago

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