1978 Datsun 280Z for sale 101312875
1978 Datsun 280Z

1978 Datsun 280Z

Car for sale by MotoeXotica in Fenton, Missouri 63026

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1978 Datsun 280Z RB25DET NEO Resided in Arizona since new Sold new at Brit Smith Datsun of Mesa Arizona, October of 1978 Orange Crushed Glass paint, black carbon fiber hood with racing pins and black interior 2.8L Nissan NEO 6 twin-cam, 24-valve turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine 1999 Skyline 5-speed manual transmission 1999 Skyline GTS-T swapped Datsun; 276HP RB25Det 280Z McKinny Motorsports RB mount kit and transmission kit Wiring Specialities Pro Wiring Harness that still utilizes the factory Skyline TG ECU Corbeau bucket seats, and AutoMeter instrumentation Widebody, IMSA-style 280Z with wide 275 rear tires SubtleZ front fenders with matching airdam, and Widebody 280YZ rears, from Ztrix Power brakes, discs in front Dealer installed Dual sunroofs Large aluminum radiator with electric fan, turbo hard pipes and performance exhaust If you are a collector of vintage Japanese cars and seek something different than the garden-variety Datsun 280Z, MotoeXotica Classic Cars may have an answer for you with this 1978 Datsun 280Z that has a power plant from a 1999 R34 Skyline GTS-T. This example was made in May 1978 in Nissan s Shatai Plan in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan. In the world of Japanese performance cars the Nissan Skyline GTR is the eponymous Godzilla. With its all wheel drive system and RB26DE twin turbo engine producing 276 HP and 260 pounds of torque. This menacing orange 280Z, has a engine swapped from a 1999 R34 Skyline GTS-T, which in detail is a RB25DET NEO engine producing the same 276HP as the GTR and actually produces 7 foot pounds more of torque than the GTR! So how does the NEO produce just as much horsepower as the GTR? Over the base RB25DET, the NEO has solid lifters, top fed injectors, smaller more efficient head but GTR spec connecting rods to compensate, with model specific pistons for an increased compression ratio of 9.0.1. Interesting enough, the NEO s focus was to give the R34 Skyline classed as a low emissi

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    Import Classics
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    95,900 miles
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