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    Sticky: Took the 240z grocery shopping! ...

    Took the 240z grocery shopping!

    http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w260/jeremyjwilbur/IMAG2247.jpg
  2. Final update: Yesterday he showed up in another...

    Final update: Yesterday he showed up in another Datsun, this time his daily driver 510. He bought the Z for $1750 and after waiting 3 hours for a flatbed, took her home.

    I like to give details in...
  3. Thanks for the reply 26th-Z. Mine isn't quite...

    Thanks for the reply 26th-Z. Mine isn't quite that fancy. Here are the photos I finally took. Excuse the dusty interior.

    Would an aftermarket roll bar look this unfinished at the rear mounting...
  4. Car is pending sale for asking price. A gentleman...

    Car is pending sale for asking price. A gentleman pulled up in a '65 Datsun pickup his father bought new to look at the Z.

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  5. Old Timers: Tell Me About My Vintage Roll Bar

    It looks like after owning my '73 240z for about three years, I still don't know everything about my Z. The PO bought the car used at a Datsun dealer in 1976. He didn't mention any performance...
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    That was at a junkyard?!? Dang. Nice find. The...

    That was at a junkyard?!? Dang. Nice find. The engine looks extremely promising.
  7. Update: Money and elbow grease is finished on my...

    Update: Money and elbow grease is finished on my end. Needs complete floor pan patched/replaced, rocker skin/patch, dogleg skin/patch, hole in battery box. No bondo, fiberglass, or sprayfoam in car...
  8. The friend chose a VW camper with no engine for...

    The friend chose a VW camper with no engine for $450.

    I had 20+ photos in the description; the auction ended at $910 but did not meet reserve. Next step is a few hours of elbow grease on the...
  9. Thread: ZNationals

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    There's one vote!

    There's one vote!
  10. Thread: ZNationals

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    My 240z has been running great with new L29 and...

    My 240z has been running great with new L29 and about 1200 miles on it. The problem is, my diff has been howling/whining for 1000 miles. Short trips around town are fun, just slightly annoying. Would...
  11. Looks like an eBayer in Bulgaria has met my...

    Looks like an eBayer in Bulgaria has met my reserve. The problem is I sent him/her a message 32 hours ago and haven't gotten a reply yet. Advice? I want to delete the bids but am unsure how long I...
  12. New Mr. Gasket electric fuel pump installed,...

    New Mr. Gasket electric fuel pump installed, bought new clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder to be installed.

    Also listed her on eBay; friend was taking too long to decide and I've realized I...
  13. Pm sent Steve J.

    Pm sent Steve J.
  14. Thread: 71 Garage Find

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    She hit $10,000 with almost two days left. Have...

    She hit $10,000 with almost two days left. Have any of you taken a look in person?

    I'm curious of a couple things:

    1. If the seller tried to turn the engine over by hand, or simply turned the...
  15. I agree it doesn't look like original color....

    I agree it doesn't look like original color. Paint code isn't visible on the sticker. Underneath looks red as well where undercoating has flaked off. Door jams are orange if I remember correctly. It...
  16. How Would You Hand This '73 240z Over To It's Next Enthusiast?

    Basically, I found this 1973 240z through word of mouth. It was not listed for sale anywhere. The story is it was an older gentleman's old time hot rod. He had a heart attack. I bought it from the...
  17. Belated congrats for the new Z. I followed your...

    Belated congrats for the new Z. I followed your other thread, and still look at it for my gradual rebuilt rear drivetrain install.

    Question about your 240z tint strip on the windshield. Is it...
  18. Thread: My New 240Z

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    Look for a metal plate inside the driver's door...

    Look for a metal plate inside the driver's door jam. Towards the top there should be a month/year production date.

    Looks like she's had some motor work. Tell us more about her. Does she have a...
  19. Yes 93 is available here in GA. I try to stick to...

    Yes 93 is available here in GA. I try to stick to the non-ethanol version as well (around $4.39/gallon).

    I plan on moving to Colorado at the end of this year. I think she'll run ok on 91.

    Is...
  20. Time for an update

    A year later...

    I just broke 1,000 miles on my new L29. I gave up on the triple SKs; they couldn't idle enough to my liking and I didn't want to mess with all the jets.

    73039

    Sold them and...
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    I've got to be honest, I'm a little surprised...

    I've got to be honest, I'm a little surprised myself. But after two years, WingZr0 came through and gave me my original money back. I can understand things turn for the worst sometimes.

    He's a man...
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    Just to make sure I wasn't nuts, here's a Z for...

    Just to make sure I wasn't nuts, here's a Z for sale in that price range. Ready to drive, and no "rust free" claims.

    1972 Datsun 240Z
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    I think the gentleman's sentimental attachment to...

    I think the gentleman's sentimental attachment to the car has inflated the price. I like the history of it--the PO of my 240z owned it for 34 years--but I paid half that price.

    The clutch could...
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    She's beautiful. Have a name yet? I've been...

    She's beautiful. Have a name yet? I've been eyeballing a local 1600 myself.
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    I like your profit in horsepower perspective, as...

    I like your profit in horsepower perspective, as well as the "keep it on the road" plan. My Z was off the road for about 9 months waiting for my 'new' L29. I replaced the radiator as stated above,...
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