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ID:	65981>> each at 120 G's US $ <<Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	65985>>60 G's US $/// This is the outlet in Japan >>>> S30Z SR20ƒ^[ƒ{ - ‹ŒŽΤE–ΌŽΤ(ƒnƒRƒXƒJEƒPƒ“ƒƒŠEƒtƒFƒAƒŒƒfƒB[ZEGT-R)‚̐κ–ε“X ƒƒbƒL[ƒI[ƒg I will like to see comments on these cars on this Z site
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    The 240ZG with the L24 might be worth close to the asking price if it's factory. The other's seem a little rich, but they're worth what someone will pay for them.

    Rocky also has a top C10 GTR available for $220K: ƒXƒJƒCƒ‰ƒCƒ“ GT-R S20 - ‹ŒŽΤE–ΌŽΤ(ƒnƒRƒXƒJEƒPƒ“ƒƒŠEƒtƒFƒAƒŒƒfƒB[ZEGT-R)‚̐κ–ε“X ƒƒbƒL[ƒI[ƒg
    And a driver C110 GTR for $230K: ƒXƒJƒCƒ‰ƒCƒ“ - ‹ŒŽΤE–ΌŽΤ(ƒnƒRƒXƒJEƒPƒ“ƒƒŠEƒtƒFƒAƒŒƒfƒB[ZEGT-R)‚̐κ–ε“X ƒƒbƒL[ƒI[ƒg

    Asking prices are noticeably higher than a few years ago.

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    Those price tags are crazy money , interesting to see more money for modified Z's than originals type early Z. Seems that in the US a converted Z is less desirable in comparison . I wonder if this trend of well built modified Z's will be duplicated in the US. In recent auctions I have observed that resto/mods classic cars are commanding more than the originals .

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    Quote Originally Posted by guaro View Post
    Those price tags are crazy money , interesting to see more money for modified Z's than originals type early Z.
    You're making the mistake of judging the whole Japanese market solely on what you see at Rocky Auto.

    The biggest real money in Japan ( as opposed to simply 'asking prices' at Rocky Auto ) is going to the best, most original / correct / restored / concours cars, just as it always has.

    "Z cars in Japan commanding big bucks" is not news...

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    Quote Originally Posted by HS30-H View Post
    You're making the mistake of judging the whole Japanese market solely on what you see at Rocky Auto.

    The biggest real money in Japan ( as opposed to simply 'asking prices' at Rocky Auto ) is going to the best, most original / correct / restored / concours cars, just as it always has.

    "Z cars in Japan commanding big bucks" is not news...
    I have to agree with you on that. Interesting to see prices in Japan and EU are much higher than in the US. Maybe because they are more rare, of has to do with economic prices?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HS30-H View Post
    You're making the mistake of judging the whole Japanese market solely on what you see at Rocky Auto.

    The biggest real money in Japan ( as opposed to simply 'asking prices' at Rocky Auto ) is going to the best, most original / correct / restored / concours cars, just as it always has.

    "Z cars in Japan commanding big bucks" is not news...
    Also interesting to see, is that the inventory of modified early Z's are selling , the inventory at that outlet is not stale . The ones that go for crazy money are super detailed/well built examples and the so called originals are commanding less money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guaro View Post
    The ones that go for crazy money are super detailed/well built examples and the so called originals are commanding less money.
    I repeat:

    Quote Originally Posted by HS30-H
    You're making the mistake of judging the whole Japanese market solely on what you see at Rocky Auto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HS30-H View Post
    I repeat:
    I am not judging anything here Sir, just making reference to the mention outlet in Japan that is selling these modified early Z's at those crazy figures

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    Rocky Auto is a world unto itself. It doesn't tell you very much about Japan. Just about Rocky Auto.

    Rocky Auto is not "Japan". Rocky Auto is merely one aspect of the old Z scene in Japan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HS30-H View Post
    Rocky Auto is a world unto itself. It doesn't tell you very much about Japan. Just about Rocky Auto.

    Rocky Auto is not "Japan". Rocky Auto is merely one aspect of the old Z scene in Japan.
    I agree, that outlet is a world that is very visible and might be starting a trend.

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    Default yahoo japan auction prices for s30's

    Current bid is 15,000 usd on this rb26 swap of questionable condition and workmanship. On ebay it would
    probably go for 8-12k. Take that
    silly 432 wannabe badge off and
    it may go for more. This is an example of the lower end of the market there. Bottom line is if
    it doesn't look and smell like brand new the Japanese won't pay
    top dollar for anything. They don't like old used stuff.

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    ^^^ interesting to see this on the other side of the pond

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