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Datsun 280Z
By mgood, 05/12/2010
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  • Year 1976
  • VIN # --
  • Nick Name 1976 - 280Z (original owner)
  • Description February 6, 1976 Purchased new in Pittsburgh, PA at Barton Motors.
    Summer of 1977 added rear window louvers.
    Spring of 1980 or 1981 replaced both front finders with stock finders and added rear Spoiler, added front air dam and painted complete car.
    Summer of 1986 changed plate to Classic Car it was 10 years old, Pennsylvania classic car plate on cars 10 years old and out of production.
    1990 to 1999 car was in storage and not driven.
    Spring of 1999 retrieved the car from storage Changed the following:
    All brakes, Clutch, All new fuel injectors,
    New exhaust pipe and muffler.
    Found the original dealer installed mirrors that were removed back in the mid 1980’s.
    Fixed small rust spots on the doglegs behind the doors and repainted the mirrors and rear air dam.
    Changed the headlights to Halogen.
    Summer of 2003 changed the seat covers.
    Changed the Rear Deck mat, Added a CD stereo in the glove box and added speakers in the back panel.
    Summer of 2007 spent many a weekend cleaning up the over spray and general grime that can be seen.
    Removed the rust from many of the suspension
    parts and painted them black.
    July 2007 4 New tires – 205/70/14 BF Goodrich Radial T/A.
    June 2009 Added clear headlight covers.

    Nov. 2009 to May 2010 Removed rear suspension, de-rusted, painted, zinc plated and cad coated all the bolts and nuts.
  • Current Color 302 Green Leaf Metallic
  • Original Color --
  • Odometer --
  • Odometer Unit miles
  • Extras when Purchased Stock with period modifications.
  • Build Link --
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