Could your friend possibly want to part with his wing or the entire car? Steering and braking are precise and responsive. This summary is intended to give you general information about these special edition cars. The paint appears to have been redone years ago and has blemishes, color match issues, touch-ups and some overspray. The headlight covers are included. An upgraded factory front sway bar was also added. This was one of the first and Japanese car in general which used a non-Japanese transmission; the T-5 was also used in the and in addition to numerous other American domestic vehicles.
By midyear, the 260 was replaced by 280Z. Nissan's concerns about the reliability of their own five-speed transmission when combined with the additional torque of the 2. As in 1981 both turbo and naturally aspirated engines were offered, but non-turbo cars now used the uprated for the Japanese market or the for the export market, which on the 2. The 280zxR is one of the rarest Z cars of all. Consequently, few are aware of the 1979 280xRand fewer still have actually seen a 280zxR in person. Handling and braking were very good and the car had 4 wheel disc brakes from the factory.
It has been my daily driver for almost 4 years. The engine and drivetrain were carried over largely intact, though tightening emissions controls reduced peak horsepower to 135, with California cars catalyst-equipped and three ponies weaker. Car drives great and is a blast to drive. They are very rare today indeed! The release of the turbocharged model in 1981 saw the introduction of a revised rear suspension, which Nissan continued to use in the 1982 and 1983 turbos, as well as the non-turbo from mid-1982 onward. Thank you for your understanding.
The dealer installed side-trim was removed and replaced with a more discreet trim leaving some small holes exposed. I am the original owner and only used the car for short trips around the neighborhood. All of the brackets I had to fabricate myself, my kit was missing I later found them after project was done some brackets and I did not like how it was going to mount anyway. Many parts, including the rear-axle and the power steering came from the luxury sedan. A custom commemorative dash plate is included but not installed. Most discount transport companies are brokers that will farm out your transport job to anyone that responds. The only Z car factory homologated for series racing.
Not the new radiator, the process was the same as the old one to make the fans work so I do not really re-document this process. Seems I've seen this car before. Distributor changed to transistorized breakerless ignition system. There are no leaks, smoke or funny sounds. An after-market radio delete plate is installed in the auxmount hole. The only transmission offered was a 4 speed manual.
Rear quarter panel and hatch received new styling. A total of 3000 of these cars were built - - 2500 in black and gold, and 500 in the red and black. Here is a close up of that side emblem. It stayed with its original owner until 2015. Check my Seller Feedback and buy with confidence. .
Auto seat belt retractors installed, rear window defroster lines ran horizontal. With added weight, performance predictably suffered. Thanks for looking and enjoy! It's what dealerships use nationwide. Image 8 etc I just did not like the idea of it hanging the way it was without some re-enforcement. An after-market radio delete plate is installed in the auxmount hole. I would be interested in picking it up the body for another restoration with a V8 swap. To counteract front end lift, an air dam should also be installed.
The clock and the radio don't work. California models required a catalytic converter exhaust system. A Holy Grail of Z cars. Tinted glass, 3 point adjustable seat belts, collapsible steering column and fire retardant interior introduced. That's how much I paid for it, I got it from a member off HybridZ he had 2 of them the other one he has was off the actual race car.
An upgraded factory front sway bar was also added. All known press release photos are included and are presumed to be one of a kind. The dash has two cracks that are typical and a dash cap is included but not installed. Comments and questions to the seller: from , dated 03 april 2018 is your car available from , dated 13 june 2017 Long shot, but is this car still available? Neither came in for much appreciation in period road tests. Note also the two tone blue strips on a black backgound. I then used a rubber grommet to cover the bottom nub to give the intercooler something to sit on and slightly wedge it so it would not move back and forth. The side strips shown in the picture below, were actually full body lenght decals.