Long time lurker 280ZX 2-seater

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Flauski
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Long time lurker 280ZX 2-seater

Post by Flauski » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:35 pm

Been lurking on here since I had a 240K. Then bought a targa spec 260Z 2 seater, had to sell it fairly promptly due to financial difficulties at the time :(, few years later found this at a steal of a price and local.

JDM spec Fairlady Z with L28.

When previous owner bought it:

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Full bare metal rebuild, hours and hours of rust repairs later and now she looks like this:

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Going to change a few things, wheels, height, steering wheel. Also on look out for a warm L28 as original engine is tired.

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Post by old_datto_fan » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:08 pm

Hey Tony,

That is a good buy. I looked at it myself and was very very tempted.

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Post by Flauski » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:15 pm

Thanks Mike, have a spare engine for me? :)

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Post by Old_timer » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:27 pm

Nice looking example. Good work. What seats are they?

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Post by nzeder » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:10 pm

Old_timer wrote:Nice looking example. Good work. What seats are they?
stock 280zx seats from the look

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Post by old_datto_fan » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:01 pm

Seats are recovered standard ones with some extra bolsters if my memory is correct.

Sorry Tony, no spare motors unless you want to buy the L24 you sold me back!

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Post by Baker93 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:29 am

Hi. Got an absolutely complete ( as in all accessories) 3.0 Ltr with 280 RWHP if you want.

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Post by Andy » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:05 am

Nice one Flauski, good save

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Post by Flauski » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:52 am

Yep original seats repadded and recovered.

I'm scared to ask baker93 but email sent anyway.

Need more power not less, cheers anyway Mike

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Post by Old_timer » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:43 pm

Yes, mine are the same shape but nearly as tidy looking. The ZX did have some pretty ugly seat types but these are the best... in my opinion anyway.

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Post by nzeder » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:19 pm

I do have a soft spot for the 280zx 2 seater, having owned 2 in the past. A black one much like your - in fact the number plate is close to my old one if I recall - was that ever an Auto???

Also Old_timer - if your 280zx is the one Rob from Taupo used to own - then I have owned that one too ;)
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70 Mini Cooper S (replica)
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