OTs opinion on 240Zs?

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  1. B17A

    B17A Now with more ///M

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    I'd like an early (72-73) Datsun 240 in black with some Panasports on it. :yum:
     
  2. Ben

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    The are so cool but fixing up any classic car correctly takes money
     
  3. Demon Of Dreams

    Demon Of Dreams Feed me with lies and hate, and from that, I will

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    stick a smallblock chevy in it and I like em just fine
     
  4. SBC > *.engine for them
     
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    IA Chevy Ignorance
     
  6. IA Generic Ignorance
     
  7. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    My first car was a fully restored 1971 Datsun 240Z.
     
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    That includes your ignorance as well.
     
  9. Oh noes!
     
  10. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Adding a SBC not only improves power to weight but it dramatically improves the handling of the 240Z. The SBC when installed sits lower and closer to the firewall creating a more favorable weight distribution. All and all swapping a SBC in place of a 2.8 swap makes more sense money and performance wise.
     
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    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    When you own one come voice your opinion.
     
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    If you wannt fuck up a Z, atleast get a 280. Those are worthless and plentiful.

    There are other real Nissan enthusiasts who can appreciate a 240 more than you and can definitely give it the love and care it deserves.
     
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    I already voiced my opinion.
     
  14. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Majority of real 240Z enthusiast pull the original 2.4 anyways.
     
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    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Invalid and uneducated at that.
     
  16. My next project car will be a SBCed 240z.

    I will personally mail poster size pics to HisXLNC.
     
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    False!
     
  18. Demon Of Dreams

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    As much as i like the powertrain stock... sticking a big inch smallblock and tranny to match into a Z-Car is much more satisfying to me.

    it just makes the car feel more real to me... I love how they look stock, but I dislike how they perform stock.
     
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    Get a 280.
     
  20. Mr3plus1

    Mr3plus1 Too many projects

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    chevy 350 :eek3:
     
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    Then get a 280 and small block it.

    Leave the good Zs alone.
     
  22. Demon Of Dreams

    Demon Of Dreams Feed me with lies and hate, and from that, I will

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    that really isn't true... atleast not from what i've seen...


    if I were to do the swap, I'd only do it if the engine was screwed but the body was good... its a bit cheaper...
     
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    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Demon Of Dreams Feed me with lies and hate, and from that, I will

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    err, no.

    see above.

    :)


    I'd still eventually do it anyway, but I'd atleast keep the stock shit around for later if I ever wanted to sell it or whatever
     
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    probably the only Z I'd drive...and I'd only drive one with a V8
     

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