Posts Tagged “Datsun 240Z”

The Datsun 240z: Collectors Era

By | August 12, 2015

I’ve always been fond the nostalgic Japanese cars.  Partly because they are about the only “classic” cars I can afford, partly because I see their future value, and mostly because the Japanese just do things right — unless we’re talking bosozoku… that’s just weird. I got my first taste of future Japanese classic metal when […]

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A 240Z Still Young

By | June 1, 2014

Two weeks ago I flew from Boise, Idaho to Sacramento, California to pick up a 1971 Datsun 240Z that I purchased on Ebay a couple of weeks earlier.  You assume a certain amount of risk when buying a car off of Ebay, especially one that’s 43 years old and as rust prone as the old […]

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For The Love Of Z

By | May 11, 2014

For as long as I can remember the Nissan Z has been one of my favorite rides on four wheels.  In high school, I would have donated an organ for a black on black Z32 Twin Turbo.  Better sense prevailed and I settled for a nice clean 4DSC Maxima in red.  I drove that car […]

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Return Of The Datsun

By | March 21, 2012

Since Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn took the helm, the Japanese Giant has advanced in leaps and bounds.  There have been bumps in the road for sure but nothing as dark as the early 90′s when Nissan was almost no more.  Before it was Nissan there was Datsun and recently Mr. Ghosn has announced that the […]

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