Spent most of its life in arid New Mexico
Restored by previous owner and was always garagekept
Original 2.8L inline sixcylinder engine with Bosch LJetronic fuel injection, cam and performance modifications, including three side draft Weber carburetors and Mallory ignition
Fourspeed manual transmission
Power fourwheel disc brakes
Recaro bucket seats
Included with receipts and restoration notes
If youre a Japanese vehicle collector and you like your Z cars leaner and meaner, you should come by MotoeXotica Classic Cars to check out this 1977 Datsun 280Z that is rocking three 40 DCOE side draft Weber carburetors This car spent most of its life in dry New Mexico, was restored by its previous owner who always kept it in a garage.
Dressed in black, the cars paint and trim are in overall very good order with only minor imperfections. The cars windows are in very good order, clear and crackfree, including the rear window with its electric defroster. The cars lights are intact and hazefree, including the scallopedout headlights.
The cars bodywork is straight and solid, the cars bumpers fit well to the body, the engine bay is extremely tidy, the battery looks good and the cargo area is in great shape. This Z car rolls on Goodyear Eagle GS radials, size P195/60R15 in front and P215/60R15 in back. Each tire surrounds a DP fivespoke black aluminum wheel. The wheels and tires are in great condition.
Resting under that forwardhinged hood is the original L28E 2.8L straight sixcylinder engine. This motor has cam and other performance modifications, including a triple 40 DCOE Weber carburetor setup and Mallory ignition. TheL28Eis the engine that was produced from 1975 to 1984 equipped with dishtop pistons from 1975 to 1978. TheEstands for electronic multiport fuel injection, provided by Bosch using the LJetronic system, and is one of the first Japanese produced vehicles to introduce the technology. Mated to this engine is a fourspeed manual transmission. Driver convenience features include power fourwheel disc brakes and air conditioning. However, there is no airconditioning compressor.
Inside, the cars Recaro black seats are in great condition while the matching carpet and headliner are in satisfactory condition. The cars threespoke steering wheel, inner door panels, instrument panel with full array of gauges, center console and shift lever are all in great shape. Completing the interior is a Kenwood AM/FM stereo with a CD player and four speakers, one each in the doors and one each behind the seats.
Nineteen seventyseven Datsun models received bumpers with recessed channels added to the faces of the bumpers themselves, that blended into corrugated or accordion style black rubber extension trim. Also new for the 1977 model year, 280Zs no longer received the full size spare tire, and instead had a space saver spare and a larger fuel tank.
Nineteen seventyseven also saw an update from the charcoal painted hubcap style (with a chrome Z floating in the amber center emblems) to a hubcap that resembled an alloy wheel, bearing a center cap with a chrome Z floating in a black circle.
Competition to this Datsun in 1977 included the Avanti II and Chevrolets Corvette.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 1,002 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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