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Wtb Datsun 240Z/260Z

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 17:54



Looking to buy a 240z or 260z 2 seater only.

Not looking for matching numbers, would even prefer a L28.

Not looking for a big project, would like to find something to drive now.

Budget of around $35k

I'm based in Adelaide and would be great if I can find one local as its hard for me to travel interstate.


I'm also considering importing one from Japan, if I cant find what I'm looking for in OZ.

Has anyone on here had much success in importing decent ones?






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Springs And Maybe Shocks For '77 260Z

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 17:09

Hi Guys,


I'm looking for some springs and maybe shocks too for my '77 260z. Was just scouring eBay for some Kings lowered springs (KDFL-04 / KDRS-09) and thought maybe someone has them lying around?


Also looking for KYB's 361002 and 361003 which I'll most likely import from the US.


I'm open to other options/brands.



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Coil Springs For Sale/give Away.

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 16:45

I have three pairs of springs that came with my car.

One pair of King KDFL-04. These were on my car. Have gone for standard springs. We have tested these and they are 170 lb/inch with 280mm free length.


One pair of black springs. These are about 5mm bigger in overall diameter than the King springs. 170 lb/inch with 320 free length. One end on each look like it has been cut. I don't know what they are off.


One pair of red springs. Same od as the black ones listed above. 202 lb/inch with 300 mm free length. This pair also looks like they have been cut.

Once again no idea what they were on.


The standard spring locating plate that goes at the top fits these two mystery pairs of springs.

I would like $30 for the Kings and the other two are free if someone wants them.

I live near Newcastle NSW so there would be postage.

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Assorted Parts For Sale

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 13:06
Hi guys i have a few odd bits that i want to move on.Prices negotiable and i can post most of them if you want.
Theres an E30 carby head in need of alot of love-no cam or towers$75
standard full set of good used valve springs$20
front strut seal kit for 240z i think(part number is visible)$20
rear brake hard lines for 240$10
coil and resistor off 260z with about 20mins use $20
front castor poly kit $10
Harmonic balancer-SOLD
a pair of 40mm Mikuni carbs that are not complete and need love also-SOLD

I havent post these anywhere else at this stage so go nuts.
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Cars For Sale (3rd Party Sites) Ebay, Carsales etc..

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 22:42
Hi Everyone,

If you are posting links to cars listed on ebay, it would be greatly appreciated if you could:

1.) Post the Ebay Item Number (usually located in the top right hand corner), along with the Ebay link. Sometimes ebay links are not reliable or don't work properly so including an item number is an easy way for others to look up the item if the link is broken.

2.) When the ebay listing is finished, if you could post the sale price and or the highest bid (if the item does not sell). If others are not watching an item, we cannot visit the item at a later stage easily so we cannot tell what it sold or didn't sell for.

3.) If possible save a few photo's from the auction and post them here. This is useful because it gives everyone an indication of current values and what you get for your money if you are looking to buy or sell.

This will help us all, for insurance reasons we have some proof of current values. For selling it helps us gauge our cars true worth and for curiosity sake we can compare year on year the values of our cars etc..

If anyone has further suggestions to this, please feel free to share them here.
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R180 Diff

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 22:28
Hey guys

Selling my R180 diff I believe its a 3 5 ratio, It came out of my auto 240z.

Not sure why but when you spin the flange both sides spin, but its not a LSD. Can anyone shed some light on this.

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Wtb : Heater Pipe At Firewall For Datsun 260Z

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 00:52

Seems mine are quite corroded at the ends (in the engine bay) so looking to see if anyone has one of these they are willing to sell that is in good condition :




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The Global Z-car (S30/S130) Market Thread.

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 23:40
To keep the Cars For Sale (3rd Party Sites) Ebay, Carsales etc.. thread separate to the global market I've created this new thread.

To kick things off an interesting car for sale is this 280z.

Asking 100K - never registered car.

NEVER LICENSED 1976 280 Z, 1976, $ 100,000.00
80 Z car bought from dealer 1976 and has never been licensed. Driven 36 miles and then parked for, Yes 38 years and still smells new. 354 total miles. Not sure what to ask for this car taking all offers. Feel free to call me at your convenience, thank you for your interest. Dean 909-257-6551

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Chasing Parts For Hs30-00127

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 22:01

So I managed to score a fair few parts for my Z shell over the weekend but thought I'd put up a list of what I'm still chasing.

First off is a steering column or parts of, to finish off what I've got. I was having a play around with a 510 column shaft which fits but has a splined uni-joint rather than a two bolt flange.


So here's what I have:

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With the 510 column and shaft:


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...and then the rest.....


Bonnet latch (got the base plate and catch)


Bonnet badge


Quarter badges


Doors, door glass and regulators (got frames, cards, handles, locks etc)


Lower door hinges (got good uppers)


Gutter mouldings


Hatch and glass (got mounting hardware and rubbers)


Complete pedal box


Heater box


Centre console


Passenger seat


Drivers seat adjuster handle


Rear sway bar brackets


Horn pad


Any leads or advice on what others have used would be much appreciated e.g. anyone using Alpha doors or hatch?





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S30 Seat Rails Drivers & Passengers

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 20:47
Hey guys

Just on the hunt for drivers and passengers seat rails for my 240z. Any foating around or would anyone know what other seat rails fit to the factory seats and mounts?

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Clock Repairs.

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 23:28
Hi guys,recently i gave my dad a couple of clocks to see if he could fix them. He went right over them and did fix them. So i gave him another members clock to fix and he repaired this one too! So i have asked him if he would like me to post an ad on here to generate some business for him,which he obviously accepted.
My dads retired these days but still has some light work coming in from wesfarmers as he repairs electric fences for them.
Im just trying to keep dad active and help you guys out too with this offer as i know theres not too many working clocks in the zeds out there.Im sure he'd be able to takle the rally clocks also.
Because of the time involved in this repair hes asking only $50 per clock plus postage.He will only fix the clock, not refurbishing the entire housing and making it look pretty.
As it takes about 2 hrs to fault find, replace dead component's and then get the time calibrated over a couple of days.
If your interested PM me and ill forward on my dads details to you.

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Misc Items For 71 240Z

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 22:03

Hi Folks,

I am missing the following for #1415


1. Passenger arm rest with original mounting bolts please!

2. Engine inspection light (or as MCM refer to it as Ibiza light) - the plastic switch on mine is snapped. So looking for another light or switch component.

3. I was going to ask for brake cylinder caps, but I believe my ones might be the original style (that don't lock in, but push down only). Learn something new everyday!


Example: Early example 1 example 2

Later example 1 example 2 example 3 (locking caps).


That's all for now.

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L28 Fuel Injection, Wiring Harness And Computer

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 21:42
Hey Guys

Just selling my L28 Fuel Injection, Wiring Harness and Computer. This System works well as when I purchased the engine I saw it driving and running in the car.

I will add the pictures of the wiring and computer soon.

Asking $450

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Bulk Panel Import Round 2 - May 2018

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 21:01

Hi Folks,

So I've just spoken to someone from Spellbound Motorsport (just outside of LA).


Basically I'm looking to import a bunch of 240z (and maybe 260/280z) panels, sections and parts from the US.


He said that a lot of the cars he buys are often accident damaged/rusted etc.. that way he gets them cheap (for their parts), so good panels are often hard to get. But sometimes he will get a car with a bad front-end but good rear end for example.


This all came about in my quest for a rear clip. It's going to take some time to get this car cut up for shipping.



Basically here is the plan:


1. Get a list of desired parts/panels.

2. He will ship / crate them to a warehouse in LA (at a cost) - around $200 for a 1 way trip.

3. The shipping company will freight them to myself in Sydney / Depot.


The more stuff we ship the more the economics of scale come into it, however the requirement for free capital means that need to have quite a bit of cash tied up in the shipping of this stuff. So what I plan to do is take orders of stuff required and then maybe take a 10-20% deposit for the item with the remainder collected upon arrival.


I don't yet have a break down on the cost of each panel, but here is an example of what price might cost, by the time it gets here.


1. Early 240z rear vented hatch ($500 USD).

2. Ship to depot in US ($20-$30) - depends on how much stuff we ship.

3. Cost to import panel ($100-$150 w/insurance) and GST (depends on cost of individual item) etc..

4. I will then have to collect from depot (hire van or truck etc..) - take half day off work etc.. So I will need to charge maybe 20% on top to make it worthwhile. (don't forget foreign transaction fees and possible quarantine costs on this end).


Once we have a list of desired / sections panels, parts etc.. I will be able to get prices from Crow and give a more accurate price estimate on individual parts. I will try and over estimate so when the item gets here you may get lucky and actual cost comes in a bit lower. Better to get reverse sticker shock :).


Items available:

  • Rear 1/4 panels
  • Doors
  • Roofs
  • Hoods (very hard to get now) - so may not be worth it compared with reproduction ones
  • Spare tyre wells
  • Rear valance sections (only a few good ones)
  • Topy steel wheels (some with original tyres still) - has a bunch! Matching date stamp sets are difficult to do though!
  • Front guards
  • Rad support sections
  • Other misc sections can be cut out i.e seat mounts, rear storage bins, battery box sections etc.. we just need to draw a line through a photo of what we want. Usually this isn't economical on 1 off basis but if we import in bulk this stuff is more viable. Refer to Facebook page for example sections he can supply. Basically we can cut anywhere you like / need (if a good section exists on a parts car in his yard).


So I am aware that I started a thread before with a similar goal (and topy steelies here) and haven't quite delivered (well so far I've imported stuff for myself mostly). A couple of reasons is that 1.) My friend in SFO who has a collection of stuff still hasn't got organised. 2.) I'm well aware that if you can get panels locally you're better off as it works out cheaper nearly always, the problem is stuff is getting harder to find here.


Crow is based in LA, where the Warehouse is so that makes life easier, having said that in LA traffic it's still a 1.5 hour drive to deliver to that Warehouse. (My friend was based in SFO - 8 or so hours away). Which makes a big difference. Also Crow has a flat bed truck he can put a pallet on and that will make shipping of bulk stuff far easier / more viable.


So basically I need your wish list, then I will go back to him and we will confirm he has it and then get a price list and from there we should be good to go.


Just an FYI: We didn't discuss non body panel parts in much detail, but I believe he has a lot of dealer option wheels (not sure if there is demand for those here?), but if there is large items that just aren't practical to ship via Air freight, feel free to list those also!


Let's set a soft deadline for end of this month (May 2018) to get expressions of interest in.


Current Order List Here.

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Looking For Intake Manifold Triple

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 20:08

Hi guys looking for an intake manifold to suit l28 and triple Webbers linkages would also be sweet if you have them.

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Bride Seats, H/lamp Upgrade, Bullet Mirrors

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 13:27

Even though I sold both my Zeds some time ago I still have some parts that are left over and therefore surplus to my needs at this stage. I'm open to offers, yes I have a figure in mind but would like to see what people might think they're worth as I have been out of the scene for a while and prices do fluctuate.


The seats as far as I know, and as I was told when I bought them, are genuine Bride fixed back race f/g seats, I just barely get in them so would suit someone with a small to medium build frame if comfort is important.15226462_10154141214295784_206487886_n.jpg 15281077_10154141215805784_447980019_n.jpg

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The Ebay Thread #2 - Post Ebay Parts Here!

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:22
I started this to keep all the parts in one place also, so anyone that has bits from ebay they want to share with others please post here to save having too many threads

would you like some beef jerky?
thank you, come again

Hilux calipers if anyone is looking for some here are some already removed for you  ;D
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Wanting To Swap My 240Z

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 19:28

So, to keep things short, i'm wondering if there are any 240z owners who would be interested to make a swap.


I own a 1973 240z, HS30-103061, with the matching numbers L24. Its a very solid car, and has been my daily driver for about 4-5 years now. I have never found any rust and the body and chassis are in great condition. Paint is very nice too, although its not a restored car. The previous owner mentioned he repainted it approx 10 years ago at the time of purchase, so that would make the paint about 15 years old and it still looks great. The inside of the boot and the floors were not painted however, and seem to be showing what appears to be the original white coat of paint. This is only visible when the carpets are removed and the boot and floors are both very honest and rust free. Mechanically, the car drives very well, although the cam should be replaced as some of the lobes are worn however I just haven't got around to it. Diff is a 3.9 R180 and the gearbox is the close ratio 71B with 2.9 first. I checked the ratios prior to installing about 3.5 years ago. The car was originally an auto and I have all of the original auto trans parts to go with the car if someone really fancied. Overall this is a great car to drive and extremely reliable.


To be honest, what i'm looking for is another 240z which has already had a couple of the 'jdm racer' style mods to it.. I like the look of the Z's with the wider wheels, coilovers, rear and front lip, maybe flares etc, L28 fitted and so on. However i'm a bit (very) soft and just can't bring myself to modify my car in that way. I'm looking to make a swap for a car which is of comparable condition and something that drives currently. If you might be interested, let me know. My car is located in Brisbane. 

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Rh Dog Leg 240 260

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 11:29

$80 pickup from 2220 or 2000.


Can post anywhere in Aus for $10.


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Wtb: Fuel Tank Strap For 240

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 19:39



I'm after a passenger side fuel tank retaining strap for a 240Z. I believe they might be shorter than the 260Z straps.



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