1975 Datsun 280Z
Yakima, WA 98908
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1975 Datsun 280 Z Custom JTR Chev. V-8, GM Borg Warner T-5 _5 Speed Conversion.
Air Condition Conversion (R-134R Freon) 2nd Owner. Always in the Dry Desert of Eastern Washington State, Garaged, Only 110,392 Miles, No Rust Very Nice Condition. Resprayed in Original Factory code 904 Cream White in late 2017 with New Front and Rear Window Seals. Has Matching Paint Motorsport Aero Body Kit with Front Air Dam, Side Skirts, Rear Skirt and One Piece Rear Spoiler. Along with Aero American Racing Wheels to Complete the Sports Car Look.
The 6 Cylinder was removed and replaced with a Chev. V-8 Using the JTR (Jags That Run)Conversion Method Moving the Engine back 2 to 3 inches within an inch of Firewall and 1.5 inches lower Giving Better Weight Distribution, Easier Steering, Better Traction and Handling along with Improved Cooling. A Fresh Mildly Built Chev. 355 C.I. Roller V-8 with Approx.325 HP includes Vortex Style Cast Iron Heads, Rolled ZZ4 Grind Cam, New .30 over 9.5/1 Compression Pistons, High Pressure Oil Pump, HDI Distributer, High Pressure Carter Fuel Pump, Edelbrock Performer Intake with a 600 cc Edelbrock 1406 Electric Choke Carb, Sanderson Block Hugger Ceramic Coated Headers Y'd to a 3" Exhaust with a Flowmaster Muffler with a Chrome Tip. Also a New Aluminum Radiator and Electric Cooling Fan.
The Stock 5 Speed was replaced by a Freshened GM V-8 26 Spline Borg Warner T-5__5 Speed with Overdrive. With a very Rare Scarab Custom Bellhousing that allows you to use a stock Datsun Z Clutch Master and Slave Cylinder includes a New Sachs Flywheel ,Pressure Plate, Clutch Disc.Also a Gear Reduction Starter. The Rear End is a Heavy Duty R-200 (non-limited slip) with a 3.54 to 1 Gear Ratio.
The Suspension has been Slightly Lowered (1.5 inches) with New Springs that are also a little stiffer than stock.Brakes are Upgraded for Better Stopping Power with New Larger Brake Booster used in the Heavier 2+2 280Z, Stronger 2 piston Toyota Front Calipers with larger pads and rear less Fading Cast Iron Brake Drums. New Pads and Shoes. Alienment has been Checked and is in Factory Specs.
The Interior is in Very Good Condition, Seats are re upholstered with Velour inserts, that are cooler in Summer and warmer in the Winter, the stitched like Factory, Headliner is in Great shape, Dash Cap on the dash covering just one crack over the speedo, Carpets are original and in pretty good condition. New Delux Floor Mats. A/C Blows Cold and the Heater Blows Hot . ALL GUAGES WORK , even the Clock (does gain alittle time but pretty close) .Speedo is Accurate. New Kenwood Am-Fm CD player with Bluetooth, Rear Speaker Cabinet with Kenwood 6x9 Speakers and New Crime Stopper Alarm with Remote Power Door Locks. Factory Spare, Factory Tools, Jack, Lug Wrench, Owners Manuals and 1975 Factory Shop Service Manual.
Owned since 2005 in Great Shape , built to be easy to Maintain . Needs Nothing to Enjoy Now or is a Great Foundation to take to the next Level. Very Unique yet Basic Classic Sports Car.
Classic Car ID101080269
Transmission5 Speed Manual
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