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here's a great lookin zed with a low reserve.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=4522087419&category=6187

about the title though- could there be problems with getting a new title,espescially with crossing a international border?shouldn't the owner get the title in his name to aviod any problems in selling the car?also what would a rebuilt cost?

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I'm not familiar with the title issue, but it makes me nervous. :nervous:

Same with the seller driving the car around with what "sounds like" a stuck valve. :nervous: :nervous:

If this car has sat for as long as he claims, the brake system is basicly shot and will need complete rebuild. Probably the same for fuel tank, vent hoses, etc. Radiator/Heater Core may be rotten too.

It does look very nice (nice enough that I wonder about it being in a barn for 10 years) and the seller sounds like a car dealer, not one of the 2 owners. (How much of what he says about the car can be trusted to be true? I dunno.)

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Nice looking car , but agree with Carl the pics don't match what he says unless the owner was very anal and detailed the car and engine compartment before he stored it, and the clacking sounds like stuck or valve that just needs to be adjusted, and his works make me nervous about the title, very nice car though :)

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For a car that appears to be in amazingly good shape I'm surprised that the reserve on the auction was set so low (it's already met reserve at the current bid of $3900).

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my sentiments exactly. i though the reserve would be closer to at least 5 or 6 K.notice ding in front bumper(not mentioned-cracks in dash not mentioned although obvious in pixs-no pixs of hatch sill rust) maybe i'm just nit pickin. underside looks really clean though.

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Wow, that is a comprehensive advert isn't it. A bit of marketing spin thrown in as well.

It is in great condition but I reckon that the car has had a professional valet to get it gleaming as it is today. But what a great example and it would make a great driver after a little attention.

I wish I lived in CA. You guys STILL get all low rust oldies!

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yea , I was a bit surprised as well, considering all the z type info he lists you would think he would looking into current value and what is selling presently, with that thought I would have wanted a min of 5-6g for the car

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Sexy, same build date as mine. I'd trade straight across, warts and all. ROFL.

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I fianlly got to look at all of the picts. The car "shows" well. I agree that the car looks professionally detailed.

Lots of "Beauty" shots, but none showing the rocker panel rot and hatch area rot that is mentioned. I'd want a pict of the battery area in close-up also.

He doesn't show the door panels good either, but in one shot it appears (possibly) that the speakers he mentioned have been installed in the doors. (Picture from passenger side with door open, behind the shifter it looks like there is a speaker tucked into the drivers door)

With the Z knowledge that seller exhibits, the omission of picts of the "warts" and common problem areas makes me wary. :nervous:

But, if I could inspect it myself, in person, I would do so, and if I found the "warts" easily repairable & I could afford it, I'd consider buying it.

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Carl, Yep, I see speakers in the door panels as well. Your right of course about wanting a closer look at the trouble spots, of course my car already has all the warts in spades. It took several tries before I got all the pictures to load on my home computer, but finally got a look at them all.

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There's a Cadillac in the driveway and a Jaguar in the garage. He doesn't really need to make much profit on the 240Z... LOL

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I agree with Carl, one picture of the passenger front wheel well almost shows a patch panel behind the tire(under battery area), but man oh man those floors pans look great!

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I agree with Carl, one picture of the passenger front wheel well almost shows a patch panel behind the tire(under battery area), but man oh man those floors pans look great!

Which picture is that? I see what looks like a patch panel in a couple of pictures of the right rear wheel.

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MikeW:

Unless you are seeing something that I don't, I believe that the panel you are refering to in the RR wheelwell is the original Access panel for the filler hose. (The one I sent you a pattern and pictures of last summer when you mentioned that your car was open in that area.)

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MikeW:

Unless you are seeing something that I don't, I believe that the panel you are refering to in the RR wheelwell is the original Access panel for the filler hose. (The one I send you a pattern and pictures of.)

I'm referring to the attached picture from the eBay ad.

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Me too. 2nd and 3rd pics are of the panel on my car.

Wow, you're right. I'll have to go back and look at my car. I didn't realize it wrapped around that far. I guess since I've gone without that panel for so many years (and haven't gotten around to fabricating one from your template) that I didn't know what I was looking at.

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MikeW,

I sent one to Ed a month or so ago, I will see if I can't come up with another one for you.

Will

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