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After reading how close texasz and daddz VINS are, I thought it would be kind of neat to see if any other members here have Z's that might be consecutive. Here are my VIN's

1972 240Z production date 05/72 VIN#HLS3080428

1977 280Z production date 12/76 VIN#HLS30366953

1977 280Z production date 01/77 VIN#HLS30374288 (Scarab) :love:

Vicky

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Great idea! I would love to know if a sibling is closer than I think.

1971 240Z---build date 12/70---vin#HLS30(16831)

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8/72 240Z / HLS30 97573 orig. white/red, currently pewter

6/72 240Z / HLS30 89646 orig. and currently 112 yellow/black

hehe.... copy paste from my sig! good idea, vicky!

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You've seen mine already but here it is in the proper thread...

Production date 8/70 HLS30-08215

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There is one in every crowd-unfortunately he owns two :laugh: !

86306,

I'll add the rest later-2 more I don't remember, plus a bunch of parts cars...

Will

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71 240Z Production date 1/71 HLS30-19867 (first series)

zztom,

I'm not far ahead:

HLS3019867

HLS3020425 1/71 too

only 558 in between us. :laugh:

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What we need here is a database. I'd be happy to put something together. I suppose no one would have a problem submitting just their member id, build date, and VIN, but it would be cool to also track other things like color (original and current), options, mileage, purchase date, etc.

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Here's a close relative of SavannahZ's "16831"

'71 Series I 240Z --- Build date Dec,'70 --- VIN HLS30-16483 (348 cars older)

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Vicky-

Great Idea! Here's mine~

1977 280Z production date 11/76 HLS30364180

1977 280Z production date 02/77 HLS30375132

sadly, I can't find any of the paperwork/dates from the donor car, also a '77, but the engine number is between the engine numbers listed for the above cars, comparing the VIN and engine numbers between the three, the production numbers and engine numbers match sequence, so the VIN should be HLS30371358, which has already seen the crusher.

MikeW- zhome.com does have a register started, but only for the 'classic/collectable (early 240Z and special edition models on later vintage). I suppose that may be a starting point. I can also start taking the camera to the junkyard as well to snap pictures of the vin plates if you are going to pursue this.

Wayne

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See my signature...I think Zhome already has a listing though....don't know if it works for everyone though....

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I hope you guys are ready here it comes and this is from memory....

Previously owned Z's (some of the parts are still with us in the current fleet..)

HLS30426919 09/77 silver

HLS30427175 09/77 yellow

HLS30431775 10/77 orange

HLS30453861 04/78 orange

HLS30? '78 pearl white # is at home (originally bronze)

HLS30? '76 black but, originally dark brown, POS, # is at home

HLS30374001 01/77 blue

HLS30299394 01/76 bronze

HLS30469662 06/78 (last month of production) originally silver but, maroon when I bought it.

Current stock:

HLS3008323 08/70 (newest to me but, oldest Z I have) silver

HLS30366531 12/76 #611 (Vicky..this is pretty close to yours?) HLS30437661 11/77 #611 (avatar car) ***I found HLS30437667 in Washington state a few years back and it was the same color #611.

HLS30448652 02/78 #611 (junkyard car)

HLS30456240 04/78 #611 (DD car)

HLS30375108 02/77 #611 (my father's car which I owned first)

Can you say ridiculous?

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Great idea! I would love to know if a sibling is closer than I think.

1971 240Z---build date 12/70---vin#HLS30(16831)

Amazing what a difference a few days can make:

1971 240Z---build date 12/70---vin#HLS30(17821)

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What we need here is a database. I'd be happy to put something together. I suppose no one would have a problem submitting just their member id, build date, and VIN, but it would be cool to also track other things like color (original and current), options, mileage, purchase date, etc.

If your going to do this, could you please include engine casting numbers on cars with original engines.

There is little [if not nothing] known about these numbers.

There is a seperate thread on this that has been recently re-birthed.

MOM

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I endorse MikeW's comments that it would be great to consolidate these offerings into a database - and he has even offered to take on the task. Can't get better than that.

The WAZRegister is currently accumulating data from Australia and New Zealand Zeds and is using VIN, Engine #'s both original and current, colour, transmission, month and year of manufacture, interior and location as the key information collection headings. They also collect information of deceased cars which could be useful in tracking some history.

Regards

Dave

RS30 000783 1/1974 L26069091

GRS30 010961 5/1976 L26148904

GRS30 016298 6/1977 L26170257

GRS30 015336 L26115352

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I'd be happy to create the database and add the engine casting number. As far as the ZHome listing goes I submitted my information a couple of times but it never seemed to make the list. I don't know what support there is for something like this in the software that runs this site; that would obviously be the best way to go. Members could simply fill out their information - perhaps in your user profile - and have it immediately available to everyone.

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