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    Ryan, Congratulations and glad to see another...

    Ryan,

    Congratulations and glad to see another '71 saved from the wrecker!

    Robert S.
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    For $38.5K I'd expect everything on the car to be...

    For $38.5K I'd expect everything on the car to be correct. The ad states the car has the original engine, so it's odd they changed the valve cover. The incorrect items on the car could easily be...
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    I bought my Nissan pickup new in 1997 and it...

    I bought my Nissan pickup new in 1997 and it still runs great! After 17 years the exhaust system rusted out (mostly the muffler), but I only drove the truck one winter in Iowa so the body is still...
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    Cliff, That looks amazing considering it's the...

    Cliff,

    That looks amazing considering it's the original paint job! I also liked seeing the Nissan Hardbody in the background. :) It seems like a lot of guys that own Z's also have a Nissan...
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    1978 280Z 10K Original Miles

    Here's a very nice, low mileage 280Z for sale in Perrysburg, OH:

    1978 Datsun 280 Z

    1978 Datsun 280 Z

    Robert S.
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    The third listing for the carbs is up: New...

    The third listing for the carbs is up: New Unused Still in Plastic and Box Datsun 240 Z Carburetors | eBay

    Robert S.
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    I guess this statement doesn't hold true now, "I...

    I guess this statement doesn't hold true now, "I am going to offer this car in as is condition one time". :)

    Robert S.
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    Bart, I know you've been looking for a nice...

    Bart,

    I know you've been looking for a nice Series I dash. I'm going to send you a PM.

    Robert S.
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    Trevor, Congratulations on the twins! I'm...

    Trevor,

    Congratulations on the twins! I'm going to send you a PM to inquire about the '71 since I live about 3 hours west of you in Cedar Rapids, IA.

    Robert S.
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    The final bid ended at $17,600 with 34 bids and...

    The final bid ended at $17,600 with 34 bids and the reserve was not met! I guess with catch phrases like "incredibly rare", "collector's dream", and "amazing" how could you not want this "original...
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    As mentioned in the Ebay ad, the owner originally...

    As mentioned in the Ebay ad, the owner originally bought the carbs to put on his restoration of HLS30-01138, but never used them on the car. The car was sold on Ebay in Sept. 2013. I found a...
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    Bruce, I should have known you'd comment on...

    Bruce,

    I should have known you'd comment on this post. :) If I'm not mistaken these carbs will also work for '71 Series II cars.

    Robert S.
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    New SU Carbs on Ebay

    For those that haven't seen, there's a new pair of SU carbs for sale on Ebay. This is the second round for the listing. As you can imagine with a starting bid of $1600 there aren't too many buyers...
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    Tom, I could have used Roger's help when I...

    Tom,

    I could have used Roger's help when I started buying new sheet metal, but of course he closed up shop a while ago. With the help of some friends, I was able to locate a "new" Nissan hood and...
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    The bidding is now up to $7600 and it's...

    The bidding is now up to $7600 and it's definitely not worth that amount in its current condition. From the little that can be seen in the photos, this car is restorable and worth more than a parts...
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    Guys, Good catch on the urgency to sell the...

    Guys,

    Good catch on the urgency to sell the car quickly! Bill, thanks for posting the photos from January. It doesn't look like any work was done by the current owner and he just wants to flip...
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    1969 HLS30-00182 on Ebay

    Another '69 is up for sale on Ebay and located in Beverly Hills: Datsun Z Series 240Z Series 1 | eBay This car is already on Carl's '69 production year list.

    Robert S.
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    Tom, Thanks for seeing the potential in this...

    Tom,

    Thanks for seeing the potential in this car and bringing her back to life! Judging from the photos, your car has less rust damage than mine, but my car has a better interior. It's also...
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    Courtney, I was able to talk to all of the...

    Courtney,

    I was able to talk to all of the previous owners of my car, including the original owner. Knowing the history and past experiences of the car doesn't necessarily increase the value of...
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    Courtney, Welcome to the forum and...

    Courtney,

    Welcome to the forum and congratulations on obtaining such a beautiful car! I really enjoyed reading your account of the trip to Oregon and the mishaps along the way. I can relate (as...
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    Here we go again! Now is someone's chance to buy...

    Here we go again! Now is someone's chance to buy this car and you can use the convenient "buy it now" feature. :) I also wonder why the sale fell through, but we'll probably never know.

    Robert S.
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    The Ebay auction ended last night with a winning...

    The Ebay auction ended last night with a winning bid of $10,200. Congratulations to the new owner and I hope this car undergoes a full refresh. Thanks to everyone that contributed to this thread...
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    I understand that Nissan never classified the...

    I understand that Nissan never classified the 240Z's by Series type and that the designation is just a convenient way to identify differences in the models. On Carl's page regarding the 1971 model...
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    Bart, According to the VIN, HLS30-28461, this...

    Bart,

    According to the VIN, HLS30-28461, this is a Series II and would have been produced in April 1971. I like to think that the Series I cars ended when they moved the rear vents from the hatch...
  25. Thread: Hls30 19821

    by EhlersRS
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    I agree this car has some serious rust issues,...

    I agree this car has some serious rust issues, but it could still be saved. At the very least the parts could help keep other cars on the road!

    Robert S.
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