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Dot's old v12 Z and Jay's 2+2 on Jalopnik

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Just thought this was kind of cool

 

http://jalopnik.com/5071584/how-about-a-v12+powered-datsun-240z

 

How About A V12-Powered Datsun 240Z?

 

Jag_240Z_494.jpgWe'll admit that it may well be impossible to top the Austin-Healey 100 with supercharged Jaguar V12 in the Insane Sports Car Engine Swap department, but we still think putting a Jaguar V12 in this Z was a fine idea. The seller doesn't provide a lot of info about it (we'd like to know more than just "chev 6 speed") but it looks like the swap was done with a minimum of duct tape. And all for just $9,000 Canadian!

 

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Jaguar V12 In A 1971 Datsun 240Z

 

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http://jalopnik.com/5067927/irishman-modernizes-classic-datsun-260z-hoping-to-start-new-stereotype

 

Irishman Modernizes Classic Datsun 260Z, Hoping To Start New Stereotype

 

Datsun-260z-classic.jpgPoliticians and celebrities routinely get into trouble for referring to a certain stereotype about Irish individuals and inebriation; may this Nissan/Datsun 260Z 2+2 from the Emerald Isle start a new stereotype about Irishmen and tastefully modified automobiles. What began as tinkering with a navy blue Z ended up with a gray beast that captures the essential design elements of the Z fused with an aggressive appearance package. Featured over at the ZClub forum, Jay28's Z makes us want to start trolling Craigslist for one of our own. What's Irish for Tres Magnifique?

 

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It Is Z Finest

 

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It’s nice to know something you build has a life long after it is sold. I remember it this way.

 

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The Healey I spotted at a show last September and it is one of the nicest swaps I have ever seen. I waited around to talk to the owner but ran out of time. His wife was informative though.

 

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The 2+2 Zs were the darlings of the race track as I recall...

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