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1971 Datsun 240Z 2JZ Turbo 6-Speed

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Pains me to say, but looks like time may have come for me as it has for others.

 

I started school a couple months ago and keeping this car is an expense I can't justify. I've spent the last month or two cleaning up the car and fixing small points here and there. My car is pretty well documented on here, feel free to ask any questions. I'll update the post as I remember things.

 

Up for sale is my 1971 Datsun 240Z.

 

Engine:

SC300 2jz-ge non VVTI

Head machined by action machine ($700 or so, machined to hold high boost, 3 angle valve job, new cam buckets from toyota, decking, cleaning, etc)

Cometic MLS headgasket

ARP head studs

OEM toyota seals for cams, front and rear main seals

Treadstone stainless steel cast manifold

Borg Warner S257SX-E with AGP 0.7 T4 non twin scroll hot side

Precision 39mm waste gate

Turbo XS blow off valve

4 AN oil feed and 10 AN return

Front Facing Intake Manifold

Toyota 1ZZFE Smart Coil on plugs

NGK BKR7E (I think)

Distributor delete 

Valve covers tapped for big pressure relief 

3 inch down pipe and full exhaust, muffler and vibrant ultra quiet resonator

 

Suspension:

BC Extreme low coilovers

Tubular RLCA

Techno Toy Racing GTX-2

ST rear sway bar with spacers for correct alignment

MSA front sway bar

Energy suspension poly bushings where applicable

 

Drivetrain:

CD009

Short shifter

Shifter relocator

1lb shift knob

SS braided clutch line

Wilwood Clutch master

Southbend SS clutch kit with exedy quiet disc

Drivelines NW overbuilt drive shaft (massive joints)

R200 VLSD

CV axles

280Z 27 spline stub axles

 

Brakes:

Toyota 4 piston 4x4 brakes

Las Vegas rear disc conversion kit with 300zx rotors and 240sx calipers

CuNiFer replacement lines

Braided SS brake lines

15/16 280ZX brake master cylinder

A1 brake booster

Hydraulic hand brake

Precision ball valve for rear brake lock

Wilwood rear proportioning valve

 

Interior:

Sparco R100 seats

Schroth 4 point ASM harnesses with pads

Green LED gauges throughout

Tablet with shadow dash for main readout

 

Fuel:

AEM rising rate fuel pressure regulator

AN fuel lines front to back

Camaro LS1 fuel tank

Racetronix fuel pump

 

Exterior:

Klearz turn signals with LED lights

Clear side marker

Gatling gun LED projectors

Headlight covers

Xenon front air dam

Front bash bar style front bumper

Shaved rear end

Hella stock replacement horns (not supertones)

Aerocatch latches

Quick latch pins

 

Wheels:

Enkei 92 15x7+0

Kumho Ecsta 225/50/15

 

Lots included, tons of stock parts, lots of spare JZ parts, interior carpet, panels, and lots of parts that haven't made it on the car like a dash cap, electric power steering, new steering parts.

 

It is a 10 footer for sure, to make it shine it can use some body work, but mechanically it is really sound. Rust has been cut out and replaced so solid chassis. I've driven it quite a bit this last summer including a 300+ mile round trip a little while ago so perfectly drivable. I'll update the posting as time goes.

 

Looking for $14,000 

 

Trades: maybe something interesting, really only looking for maybe a BMW 335i/xi N54, or a Jeep LJ, both with a bit of cash.

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I'm with you I think an extra grand or two would probably clean it up real nice and make it much more presentable, I just have limited time and access.

 

I go back maybe once a month if I'm lucky, and spending my time off working on the car is a bit depressing.

 

Plus, no income anymore so I'd have to do it on credit which is not in my nature.

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I still have full vinyl and most of the interior pieces from the series 1 I scrapped. Really only good for patterns for people looking for a restoration sort of job, but most of it is pretty okay. Was gonna sell for like $50 plus shipping. You can have it for the price of some tasty tacos next time you're around and we hang out. 

 

Also, for this interested in the car. I've driven it and can confirm that it's a pretty excellent ride. More well sorted in terms of function that most of the Datsun I come across. Period. 

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Thanks for that endorsement, and I've found and fixed quite a few things since then. Far more pleasant seating (chair moved back), driving position (pedals adjusted), much less noise from the exhaust and interior rattling. Tune is being worked on still, chickenman has been a big help and I plan on getting the tune more sorted before it goes anywhere.

 

I may take you up on that, I'll let you know next time I get back over the mountains, we'll have to take her out for a spin before she goes :D

 

Power wise, should be good for at least 500hp, the turbo apparently is rated for 650hp or so, but haven't seen too many people reach that point with it. Currently running 15lbs of boost. Feels like a pretty solid mid to high 300hp level to me.

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Comp dropped via cometic 2 or 2.4mm head gasket, I'll have to look up the order form.

 

It is a non-VVTI engine so non interference, I think around 8.5ish to 1 compression ratio. Really boost friendly, but not so low to be as sluggish like a stock L28ET off boost.

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