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New 260Z bonnet (hood)

Ben
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The first vented bonnet I got didn't fit too well (it turned out to be an aftermarket panel). So I purchased a new one; ~$650AUD, 1 week delivery from Japan.

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Lachlan the $650 was from the Nissan dealership. It's a 'regular' part (ie not special order) so there were no freight costs. The vented hoods were fitted in around 1976 as part of the ongoing solution to the vapourlock problems that the carburreted cars had. Remember that in Australia we go the 260Z with flat-top carbs until ~1978.

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I don't know if they're still available, you can try!

The only parts that attract freight are parts for cars not originally sold here - ie imports.

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