1983 Datsun 280ZX 2+2
If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.
The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.
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I have been vigilant to keep it garaged throughout its life and have made sure maintenance was done at regular intervals; mostly by Nissan dealership service departments. Premium fuel has been predominantly used, and non-ethanol whenever available. In the summer of 2018, I had new points, plugs, wires, and water pump installed. The turbo is strong and kicks in immediately when additional power is demanded. The in-line 6 runs clean with no oil burn and gets the same gas mileage it has gotten since the beginning. The rubber seals are all in place and performing perfectly including the T-Tops with no leaks. The A/C system has been adapted to employ modern cooling agents. No rust above or below. The pictures give a good representation of the condition, and any blemishes are slight and easily addressed.
The tow hitch is from towing a 1971 Beetle to Colorado during a change of station. That is the one and only time it towed anything, but since then I just left the hitch on. Why? One reason, as a preventative measure to reduce damage in the event of a rearend accident. Thats it. It's bolted on and can be removed at any time.
Selling my Z is an extremely emotional event. I have made half-hearted attempts at selling over the past few years and have been repeatedly pleased when it seemed it wasn't meant to be at the time. Every time I sit in the drivers seat, I'm convinced I should keep her forever no matter what. However, after a lot of consideration, I've come to a place where its time to let her go for the sole reason that I'm not driving it nearly enough, even for pleasure purposes, and a collector or enthusiast will assume ownership and enjoy many more years of a satisfying driving experience.
I believe shes fairly priced based on condition and mileage. She is an automatic and that seems to fetch a lower price for some reason. After hours of research, I've settled on the listing price as it represents a well-maintained vehicle in very-good condition, ready to drive, with no major issues with body, frame, or function. Or Best Offer implies that I'm willing to negotiate within reasonable bounds. If you're considering asking about the least I'll take or lowest I'll go, the answer is that I'll take the least amount I feel is fair for the vehicle, but it'll probably be very close to the asking price. Like I've said, I've priced it to sell fairly based on current listings.
If you're interested or have questions, please let me know and I'll respond as quickly and as well as I can.
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- Classic Car ID101835141
- Stock NumberN/A
- CategoryImport Classics
- Body StyleHatchback
- Mileage130,512 miles
- Engine6 Cylinder Turbo
- Drivetrain2 wheel drive - rear
- Custom ColorJade Grey
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