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    '71 240Z: Purchased in AZ in 2007. Rebuilt original matching engine. 904 White with rare Blue interior. Professional bare metal paint restoration, refreshed interior, re-chromed bumpers, etc. This car was my third refresh project since 2004. Previously, my son and I refreshed a '71 918 Orange/blk int as well as a '72 904 White/blk int and both of these cars also had original matching engine numbers. Presently, my latest '71 is the only Z I have at the present time. I had a '72 while I was in college in the late '70s & early '80s and my wife had a '79 280ZX when I first met her through the ea

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  1. lonetreesteve

    I just bought a 1-owner early 71 240Z

    Excellent price for a Series I car. Congrats, Chuck!
  2. lonetreesteve

    vin 181

    That's higher than I expected it would go for considering the large amount of rust damage and the non-matching engine number. However, the winning bid does make a statement about the rise in value of the '69 production 240Zs, Series I 240Zs and all 240Zs in general.
  3. lonetreesteve

    vin 181

    Agreed. Way too rusty and missing its original matching-numbers engine. Even in the bad shape it's in, the car will probably end selling for more than $7k due to its sub-200 VIN.
  4. lonetreesteve

    3 for sale in Southern OR $5500

  5. lonetreesteve

    3 for sale in Southern OR $5500

    I would agree, the guy who put the video together had too much time on his hands, but I sure like his video!
  6. lonetreesteve

    3 for sale in Southern OR $5500

    Yes, very strange, putting Kirk and company back in 1881 at the OK Corral. Space cowboys wanting to kill them - one of my favorite episodes. Kirk is pretty much a space cowboy himself. Check out this video:
  7. lonetreesteve

    1970 240z S30006230 Buy it now on eBay $6800

    Sorry, try this one: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1970-Datsun-Z-Series/202362400009?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649
  8. lonetreesteve

    1970 240z S30006230 Buy it now on eBay $6800

    It's back........ Here's the link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1970-Datsun-Z-Series/163111145036?hash=item25fa2e8e4c:g:kPoAAOSw~Q9bLAwN
  9. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    Thanks for posting the 2 pictures, Jerry. You make a good point about this car, it may have its original paint, but it's not a solid survivor and the multiple rust issues have to be addressed. It's a shame about the issues, but it is still a good candidate for a full restoration.
  10. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    I would keep the original paint and thoroughly clean the car inside and out. I would then have a pro adjust the passenger door/ right front fender fit issues, remove the glue from the black 240Z stripes on both side, have paintless dent repair done, buff-out the paint, replace the front bumper and hood emblem with good used ones. Series I and II 240Zs with original paint are just too hard to find and that is the very reason that the seller is asking $20k or best offer for the car.
  11. lonetreesteve

    1972 240Z Sells for $37K at Barrett-Jackson Auction

    Interesting. So do you think they did any work on the 240Z themselves? From what you're saying maybe they just installed the new carpets and emblems after the car returned from the body shop.
  12. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    Sorry, Jeff. I was reading your comment on my phone last night and I thought you were talking about the subject '71 240Z , as the picture of the beautiful white sports car did not load on my phone for some reason. I see the joke, now!
  13. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    Seriously, JSM? You obviously haven't kept up with 240Z values.
  14. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    Sounds reasonable to me. Hopefully, only serious members who are dying to find a solid 240Z with its original coat of paint and are willing to pay the price for one will come forward.
  15. lonetreesteve

    '71 240Z on eBay with its Original Paint?

    Hi Dennis, Since you live in the area, if any members here on Classiczcars are interested in making a "Best Offer" on the car, would you be willing to contact the seller and take a look at the car for them?

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