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Old 02-10-2010, 11:00 AM   #1
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Talking lil' blue 280Z

hey gents i just got this car
1978 datsun 280Z
ive allready got a 350 for it
but while the 350's being built this bd boy's gonna be my DD

pics will come today...
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:40 AM   #2
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

nice, i love heart transplants!
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

these are cool cars. there are a few in the area with LS swaps that absolutely fly
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Old 02-10-2010, 05:01 PM   #5
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

well pulled the interior then remembered to take pictures.. but it's the original 78 WHITE interior... that's going to change fast.. i dont do white.. helllz no... im tooo dirty

so here's we go.. the spare tire ares is rusted pretty bad.. there's apparently a water leak somewhere.. but no big deal cause i have a bad ass wire wheel and a welder and toooons of sheetmetal around
or i can get off me arse and get one at the junkyard..

drivers side rocker is toast..
floor boards are nont rusted through... bu tneed to be cleaned bad..

the motors missing it's spark plugs, belts and radiator cap...
but has new injectors.. ive got a bit of putting back together to do before she'll be my DD...
kinda bummed a "buddy" would sell me a car without spark plugs.. but hey whatever it's got new tires.. hahaha
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Old 02-10-2010, 05:04 PM   #6
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Old 02-10-2010, 05:07 PM   #7
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

i wanna ditch the shoppingcart bumpers and get low profiles ones but im not gonna complain cause they are "new" ish....
she need slove but i hope she fairs well soon....
cant waiiit to freaking drive her
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:08 PM   #8
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Those little Z's will haul azz with the six, Can't imagine one with a SB....My bro had two of them, He was knocking on death's door after getting hit in the drivers door (pushed in almost touching the console) but luckily no one answered.

I had a chance to buy a running driver for $200 but wouldn't after that....

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Re: lil' blue 280Z

it sint gonna be a frizzle style repair but i do have a rockerpannel and the spare tire area to weld up patch pannels on...

in not going ot me mr cpt fancy like i did on the chevy and make my own pannels i'll jsut go to the junk yard and aorder replacements..


well it's snowing here in TEXAS... so i dont know what to do... so i guess it's stay inside and enjoy the fire with momma and the kiddos
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:31 AM   #11
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

you have this to look forward to:


(that video was a lot better when he had smoke on the water as the music. youtube made him remove it)
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

well update.. my buddy sold me a running 307 turbo350 combo for $400
i allready have a 350 but' it's tbi so im going to take probably a year or two to build that into a asphalt destroying mofo..

but for now im assembling parts and getting ready for a swap hopeflly next month she'll be driving...

BTW my chevy got it's new ubolts (roid rage ubolts) and i got the PS fixed...
so now i can tote around town in my obscenely overpowered cheby....

anyone here know of any good "Zcar" guys? personally? someone to give a good heds up in direction.. the ones ive met so far are all.. well unpleasant...
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

Whites Performance in Kingsport TN has a 240Z. He is running a 400 now. It is a full race car, but he/they might be able to help on engine placement, mounts, and stuff like that.
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

well i got banned form hybriz.org.. yaay me..
so luckily i got the info i needed first!

turns out a camaro radiator will fit inbetween the front beams no problem,
still finding out about the s10 brake booster hoping it'll work..

pulled out all the accesories form the engine bay today but the motor =-( need to wait on that till i clean the quad and etra crap from teh garage so i ahve somewhere to puts it...

here in a week hopefully it'll be wire wheel time and i'll be reaaady to rock!
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Looks like a nice foundation for a project! I am a huge fan of V8's in little cars. Keep the pics coming.
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

nice Mitchell, we had a '76 back in the day, my dad stuffed a 400 sbc in it..... it would absolutely fly..... it was a tire shredding mofo
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Ivel you read my mind lol. I almost posted up that same video lol.
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Re: lil' blue 280Z

well cherry picker comes in saturday morning so sat afternoon i shouuuuld be done pulling the motor and trans
then i can tuck back all the elsecrical connectors and harnesses and just start tearing things up with a wire wheel welder and primer...

i dont know a good source for body pannels for this car.. so looks like i might be sticking to patch panels made by me! woot woot for bending over wood yaaaayyy.. NOT

ive got a full compliments of body hammers etc form a buddy who has retired and teaches me basic body... so hopefully these will come out better then my cheby's patch panels did... ( i just covered them with rhino liner anyway hahaha)
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Mitchell,

we got parts here years ago. I think they are still owned by LMC.


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BUSY DAY! alll by myself for 5 hours with 8 beers.. the only thing that sucked was my neibhor came over... NO B.S. he's a car salesmen from NY city... eeFthat..this is TEXAS go away... i dont like talking to him because everything he's done is better... etc etc.. i could complain simply put...

but he left after about 30 mins and i went to work! first nice day in weeks!



backside of said rust


spare tire area "custom vent hole" (it was so rusted i did that with my bare hands, there was NO hole when i began)



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a shot of perspective... yes yes people.. i tend to overcompensate.. hahaha
can you imagine.. both are going to have the SAME engine.... different tranny.. but crap!..
pray for my survival.....
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update =-)
i got grounded form spending BUT!
im slightly sponsored by RAAM auto yaaay for all my acoustic needs
Motor is at the mahine shop getting cleaned up =-) so hopefully here intwo weeks ill have it all back together.

here's how she sits now.. it's been raining for two days so i havent gotten a dang thing done.. and apparently my puppies new "poop spot" is a perimiter around the car! so watch out for landmines!


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the only factory wiring will be heater controls, turnsignals etc, gauges are being replaced with HOPEFULLY the autometer cobalt series, all engine and meter wiring will be GM style .. so i can keep it simple =-)
by GM style i mean, all facory dash wiring is GONE.. =-) gonna pull harnesses the same way i did my 83!... wot woot
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cant wait for updates its going to be bad a$$
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i hope so!
ive been distrated as hell it's spring break and im on my first good day of weather.. this blows, then one of the rentals got its doors kicked in by a dude who is now sitting in county.
had a OMG last minute auto call from a buddy... had to tar apart a neon for 4 hrs..
then had the OMG call from father in law..
so i diddnt get a dannged thing done today =-(
weathers going back to crap tomorrow supposedly
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