1978 Datsun 280Z User Reviews

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    280z On The Rocks — I love the 2 seater 2 door. The small weight combined with a 160hp 2.8L inline 6 is amazing. The slick design is kind of late to the corvette. Its a 5 speed. Got 18s. everything is being restored. I hate the fact that Nissan/Datsun was so eager to sell the car.. that they could'nt undercoat the undercarriage better. Every other 280z i have seen, that has been drivin, has rust on three main spots. Right in front of the rear tires on the rocker panel, on the floor board, and front fender wells into the cross member. other than the rust and poor wiring done by some jackass hill billy... its a very fun car to drive.

    Pros: fun to drive..  and ver stylish. the chicks love it.

    Cons: 3 words... supply and demand!!     do you have this part? "why yes we do.. but IT WILL COST YA$$$

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    1978 Datsun — This car is a 30-year-old autocross wizard. With a 2.8liter inline 6 all in a car thats the same size as a mazda miata, it performs pretty well

    Pros: Small car with a big engine, full sound system

    Cons: No power steering, 30 years old

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    Great Dash — most cars in the 70 had a bad rust prolobem. so be carefull when buying a car from that era. great looks, amazing interior, and it had a solid motor. buy one only if your have to time to put in to it.

    Pros: none

    Cons: lots of work

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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

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    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

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    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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    Old Z By Austin

    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 ... Read More

    My Baby By Mike

    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... Read More

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