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Post by roddsteel18 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:18 pm

Hi everyone,
I'm Dave, I'm 38 and I recently got a Datsun I have been dreaming about owning since I was a wee fella. It's an '83 280ZX, I really wanted a 240Z but good luck finding one of those these days.
I had an '83 Datsun Pulsar once in 1999/2000 but it was a heap of crud, It refused to start on cold mornings and needed a jump start, luckily I lived across the road from auto electric city in Hornby and they'd let me use their jumper pack.
This particular Datsun 280ZX has the removable T tops, an RB25DET engine and gearbox, fat BBS mags and a whammy bar.
I'd like to remove the rear bumper and install some bolt on flared guards and lift it up about 20 - 30mm, it's way too low for this old geezer and his dicky knee. I am also contemplating a rear spoiler but I don't know.
What do you guys reckon about spoilers?
I'll post some pics once I get them onto my PC.

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Post by luke » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:13 pm

welcome!

would i be correct in guesing you bought ashers zx?
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Post by classicdat » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:01 pm

Congratulations Dave on your purchase.
We have a Dyno Day in the planning stages n Christchurch so keen an eye out for that, there should be a thread up here soon(ish) and it will on our FaceBook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1556088 ... p_activity
Will be great to see you and this awesome sounding car at a few events.
Don't miss the Nationals at Labour Weekend, they are in Hanmer this year. http://www.nzdatsun.com/forums/viewtopi ... =12&t=8806

I look forward to meeting you soon Dave.
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Post by roddsteel18 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:48 pm

luke wrote:welcome!

would i be correct in guesing you bought ashers zx?

Yes I did, He's done a great job on it so far, I am going to finish it off with a tidy refurbished interior and keep it forever.
"You can't play the game of life with sweaty palms"

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Post by jono bridge » Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:15 am

Hi im Jonathan and three years ago i bought a Nissan Vanette ,made in 2008 , its pretty tidy Auto, had to change a head light bulb and could not find any information at all , not even the MIGHTY GOOGLE or youtube , had to pay an auto sparkie , i thought that he would know ,but he did not, even his work mates knew , its a cool van, perfect to carry telescopes and hopefully a Dalek, Cheers

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Post by jono bridge » Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:15 am

Hi im Jonathan and three years ago i bought a Nissan Vanette ,made in 2008 , its pretty tidy Auto, had to change a head light bulb and could not find any information at all , not even the MIGHTY GOOGLE or youtube , had to pay an auto sparkie , i thought that he would know ,but he did not, even his work mates knew , its a cool van, perfect to carry telescopes and hopefully a Dalek, Cheers

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Post by braasmonkey » Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:15 pm

jono bridge wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:15 am
Hi im Jonathan and three years ago i bought a Nissan Vanette ,made in 2008 , its pretty tidy Auto, had to change a head light bulb and could not find any information at all , not even the MIGHTY GOOGLE or youtube , had to pay an auto sparkie , i thought that he would know ,but he did not, even his work mates knew , its a cool van, perfect to carry telescopes and hopefully a Dalek, Cheers
Hey Jono; welcome to the forums!

Keep an eye out for any Auckland/North Island events, as I'm sure the guys will be happy to have you along :)

Feel free to post up some pics and/or create a build thread to see how tidy the Vanette is, and how many telescopes and/or Dalek's fit ;)

Regards,

Nick aka Braasy
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1972 DATSUN 240Z (S30) 2 DOOR COUPE << Check Out My Build Thread

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