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Old 06-07-2012, 08:07 PM
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1973 Datsun 240Z

Spent 2 years restoring this 1973 datsun, finished it in spring of 2003. Its loud and burns lots of fuel through the triple webers. Here's a link to the resto.

I decided not to sell it but I can't update this site anymore as geocities has disappeared.


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Old 06-08-2012, 12:18 AM
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I love that car, great job !
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Old 06-08-2012, 01:35 AM
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right decision not to sell!
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Old 06-08-2012, 01:51 AM
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Nice work. The engine shots are pure porn
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:41 AM
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Man, that's a nice Z... great job documenting your build, too! Why were you even thinking of letting it go?
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Old 06-08-2012, 10:03 AM
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Wow, looks like you're not new to UCP but you've only recently posted about your Datsun.

Looks like a nice setup you've got there.
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Old 06-08-2012, 03:09 PM
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9,5/10. With original/other wheels it would be 10/10, these are too modern for the car IMO.

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Old 06-08-2012, 04:59 PM
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your website was quite informative too, good stuff.
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:18 PM
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Wheels are easy to change. Watanabe F8s would be better, but it's his car.
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:22 PM
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Wheels are easy to change. Watanabe F8s would be better, but it's his car.
The best 8 spoke out there, methinks. I prefer it to Minilites and Panasports even though I think it was originally intended to be a copy. They just work on so many cars. I think whiteballz said a while back for an easy, but expensive, sexy car "Wats plus low. Go!"
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:07 AM
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simmons have a pretty long history with datsun Z/mazda RX3/4/5s, and 911's. it's not a bad choice, especially with the better selection of tyres in 17".. i'd love for manufacturers to bring back decent rubber for wider, smaller diameter wheels.
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:14 AM
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Great job on your Z!

I would love to have a 240 ZG or make one with the available parts to go with my Nismo 350.
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:12 PM
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Man, that's a nice Z... great job documenting your build, too! Why were you even thinking of letting it go?
It got to the point where i wasnt driving it much and figured it might be better off with another owner, but when I recieved offers it hit me that this car means a lot more to me than I originally thought.

Thanks for the comments!
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:05 AM
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I like your car and the upgrades. Really nice restoration you've done there
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Old 11-24-2012, 12:50 PM
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I like your car and the upgrades. Really nice restoration you've done there
Thanks for checking it out. I made a gallery link on my site.
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