1975 Datsun 280Z User Reviews

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    1975 Datsun 280Z Review
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    My brother had a couple of these in the old days. They sure were fast to us back then.
    vs1974 Triumph Spitfire
    1975 Datsun 280Z winning categories:
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    Looks/Style Ranked 1974 Triumph Spitfire better.
    "Beautiful curves. The Triumphs still turn more heads than a 280Z usually."
    Cargo Capacity Ranked 1974 Triumph Spitfire worse.
    "Its a lot bigger car."
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    Old Z — Its an old car, you cant expect it to keep up with every new sports car. But with that being said they offer an amazing piece of history at a descent price. Tons of fun to drive, not real high on the cost of ownership. The L-28 engines will run forever if well taken care of. Get one if you can. I highly recommend it

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Fast, fun, sexy car

    Cons: Old and needs love most of the time

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    My Baby — well i love driveing it and watching ppl stare at me as i go by or ask me questions about it.. I hate trying to find weather stripping for my duel moonroofs. Fun car to drive has lots of pep and hasnt needed any repairs yet. car is mostly original excpet the body kit and it does suck the gas but its getting better.. If you drove it you would love it

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Its a classic and in awsome shape

    Cons: finding parts

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    Nice Color — bcause! its a old skool back to ols skool babyyyy this car very fast! if i put rb26?? omg! its my lovely dreams everrr! datsun swap a rb 26, and the big turbo, and nice wheel i loved it my carrr

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: so stiff!

    Cons: old car

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    My New 1975 Datsun 280z — Just bought this car on 10 June. It made it all the way to Frontenac from Herrington so thats a plus so far! It needs some work. 1. Needs new brake pads and probably rotors too. 2. Passenger headlight bracket broken 3. Need a new gas tank and fule lines to be safe 4. A little body work 5. Install new exhaust 6. The clutch just went out as I was arriving in Frontenac so that too. 7. Needs three new tires. 8. In bad need of a tune up, new plugs wires, filters etc. 9. Thats all I can think of for now.... I will try to update this as I repair the car and upload new pictures.

    Pros: It starts right up and body is fairly solid.

    Cons: Don't really know yet.

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    Classy Sports Car — This was the only 2-seater I ever owned. The dashboard reminded me of a jet. It had 6 cylinders, so it went very fast with little pressure on the gas peddle because it was light and low to the ground. it handled great!

    Pros: Fast
    Great handlikng

    Cons: No trunk

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    Wish I Still Had It — Just a great car to drive but you either love'm or hate'm, mine was an ugly faded orange.

    Pros: fun to drive

    Cons: only 2 seats

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    1979 Datsun 280Z Reviews

    Poor Mans E-type By Tommi

    this is a 1980 ZX280. i bought it when i was 17 and i didn't know anything about cars or restoration. it turned out that it was "repaired" with body filler and painted over. i realized i can't manage ... Read More

    Fun To Drive By Andy

    it was a ok car i had a blast driving it. I like the independent front and rear suspention on the car and it was a 5 speed so it was a fun little car. It got great gas mileage and it was a very un kno... Read More

    1978 Datsun 280Z Reviews

    A Blast From The Past, Fun Car To Drive. By gds1

    this car is a joy to drive and be seen in. it gets great gas mileage and starts right up every time. there are no leaks under the car and it is garage stored. after a few paint fix up areas and one... Read More

    One Of The Best Vehicles Ever Built! By Gracey15

    Bought 280z out of showroom February 2, 1978. Still have it to this day..orginal. has 178,000 km and runs like a top. Have always kept it stock. Fun car to drive. Parked it in the garage the last 20 ... Read More

    1977 Datsun 280Z Reviews

    Best Era Of Z's By Ari

    the Z lives up to its fame, its light body weight a mere 1020kg with its 2.8L straight 6 and fully independent suspension make it great. who doesn't like the body styling. (nothing more needs to be s... Read More

    Its The Best Little Car Ever By Holly

    This car is a sporty car, with a straight 6 in it. It handles nicely on the roads and is fast because it is so little. It is a two seater, gets about 20-22 mpg city wide and 25 highway mpg. I had it p... Read More

    1976 Datsun 280Z Reviews

    A Great 1st Project Car By Michael

    My care ist still a work in process. I plan to try to finish it up this summer. I'll paint it orange w/ 2 white racing strips and put on some extra modifications. My engine is running lean right now... Read More

    Freakin Awesome. By Micah

    awesome. It runs nice, despite ALOT of miles. thirtythree years old, about to be painted a legit orange. brakes squeak a little, but thats about it. Fun to drive, and just about as reliable as any ot... Read More

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