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    Here's a few pics of the 81', it's my baby so to speak...let me know what you think.

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    Basically she's a 1981 base model with manual rack, no power windows or rear wiper, no cruise control.

    Here's the parts list:

    Engine:

    Triple SK carbs 40mm

    Centerforce Dual Friction clutch and alumminum flywheel

    Crane XR300 ignition with MSD Mustang coil

    2 1/2" custom exhaust with Flowmaster

    Electric fan

    All a/c components removed

    Wheels:

    Enkei 92 16x8

    Riken Raptor 225/50zr16

    Brakes:(not installed yet)

    Drilled rotors for all four corners

    pads to be determined at installation..any suggestions???

    Suspension:

    Tokico lowering springs

    New struts

    Rear strut tower bar

    Interior:

    Stock with aftermarket shift knob

    Body:

    Installed 82 front and rear bumpers

    82 taillights

    Modified Lincoln MKZ badges

    Semi-gloss black paint on hood, cowl, and roof

    That's about it....for now:D

    Edited by Edz280zx

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    That is a rare ZX indeed. Most were sold with every option box checked (because that's how Nissan shipped 'em).

    It looks great in all of its 80's glory.

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    having no cruise or fuel injection really makes the engine compartment clean! You are running an air filter I hope?

    Nice ride!

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    Guys, the OP, Ed, hasn't been here in almost a year. The only reason this thread came back is beacuse a spambot, elijah (post #4) brought it back.

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    Of course, now that elijah and his post are gone there's a big hole in this thread's continuity.......

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    Looks great, got a question. I got a free 81 280ZX with bad body and stripped out trany. Is that to original head that was fuel injected? On the intake ports it has cut outs for the fuel injecters to spray into the head. I am asking because I'm going to put that fuel injected engine in my 240 and run a carb set up like yours.

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