1975 Datsun 280z race car for sale

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1975 Datsun 280z race car for sale


Post by HRH » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:56 pm

Yep, the time has come. I can't finish both the wagon and the z car due to time and money, so I've made my decision. Wynona is staying, the Z has to go. Sucks. I really like the car, but like the 510, I haven't worked on it in almost 3 years and I want the wagon for a daily. Sooooo, there we go.

1975 280z race car

1975 280z, ex-chump car with roll cage and log book. Has '83 280zx L28 turbo engine, stock. New timing chain and gaskets. 120 compression across all cylinders when harvested from running car. Engine ran well, but way too rich, auxiliary air bleeds didn't survive the transplant. Ran it at one autocross in 2016, then parked pending fuel management repairs. Last started in 2017. Has crappy 4 speed with possible bent shift fork. Works but not very smooth. Selling due to too many projects, too many mouths to feed.

Have all parts to complete project as follows:

Motech ECU version one. (circa 1990, "screwdriver" ecu)
Harness with extended injector leads, mostly complete, just need to add a bit more wire and figure placement of ecu.
FAST ignition box with rev limiter
FAST boost retard box to work in conjunction with ignition system
KA 240sx transmission with L bellhousing clearanced to work together. Currently apart, case halves need to be put back together.
Removed optical crank angle sensor distributor and replaced with regular L magnetic that works with early Motech unit.

Has 15x8 Rotas with decent rubber, albeit a bit old. 10 gallon fuel cell, master cut-off switch, camber through slotted strut towers, all chump car legal. Handled excellently.

Have many, many spare L parts (cams, blocks, carbs, tires, wheels) though none are 280 turbo parts.

Has clear title and was even registered, though that has lapsed for more than a year. Pretty sure I marked it as non-op, so no back tabs to pay if you even care about that.

You will need a trailer. Car is not running due to distributor change for other system, brake master has failed, left a puddle of fluid in the floor pan. I can provide video of car running and competing in autocross. #1 hydraulic lifter clacks until warmed up, then pressurizes and works fine. Recommend swapping to mechanical lifters, have a spare head with them if you need it.

Asking $5900 or make an offer. Will consider keeping engine/trans/ecu/ignition boxes and selling as rolling chassis. $3000 firm for rolling chassis. Serious inquiries only. Will entertain possible trades, but not for a 1969 Saab and 3 years of three party check payments or methhead bicycles. Reasonable trades.

I don't check facebook much, so email me at faster + (the make of car, all one word, no capitals) at gmail. Thanks!



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