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1974 Datsun 260Z Runs great!

Make: Datsun
Model: Z-Series
Type: Coupe
Year: 1974
VIN: RLS30007278
Color: Silver
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States

1974 Datsun Z-Series Additional Info:


· Installed rebuilt 1982 280ZX engine block and head (2015)

· Installed rebuild 5 speed 1982 280ZX Transmission (2015)

· Installed new Clutch (2015)

· Installed New (remanufactured) Z Therapy 240Z carburetors (2015)

· Installed new 6-1 CERAMIC Coated Header (2015)

· Installed new Performance Exhaust, 2 ½ inches, PREMMIUM MSA EXHAUST (2015)

· Installed Headlight Relay Upgrade Harness with Hella Halogen headlights (I can see at night! Another common problem with these old cars.)

· installed Fire Ball High Performance Coil

· New Brake Booster

· New Brake Master Cylinder

· Installed new starter and alternator

· Installed new aluminum radiator


· Sanded down to the original primer (not bare metal)

· Sand blocked entire car to remove any dents any imperfections

· Striped down all interior, glass, and other parts

· Painted all surfaces with 370Z metallic silver paint and clear coat

· Wet sanded entire car to remove any imperfections, orange peel, and buffed with 3 stage 3M buffing compound

· Replaced all rubber with complete weatherstrip kit including doors, windshield, back glass, etc.

· Sanded and buffed wheels to a beautiful shine

· Replaced metal bumpers with fiber glass Motor Sport thin bumpers

· Sealed all air leaks in rear deck to eliminate exhaust smell (common problem with all Z’s)

· Replace Mirrors with 280ZX power mirrors (yup…power mirrors!)

· Replaced power antenna (quit working for some reason)

· Installed stealth marker lens, front and back


· Installed a complete Poly Urethane Energy[lc1] Suspension (she drives in a straight line and very solid)

· Installed new struts, Tokiko


· Installed new dash cover

· Installed Acoustic Insulation from fire wall back to deck to include inside doors. Noise reduction has been reduced significantly

· Coated floor pans and spare tire compartment with POR-15 for extra future protection

· Installed Club Sport Steering Wheel

· Installed Leather Upholstery Kits on both seats with 260Z embroidery

· Installed complete Upholstery Kits to include strut covers

· Installed new Kenwood stereo with Blue Tooth and other options

· Speaker Panels with JBL speakers

· Installed Billet Aluminum Z Logo Door Lock Pull Set

· Installed Polished "Z" Logo Hood Release Knob

· Billet Aluminum Hood Release Knob

· Restored Door Panels


· The new weather stripping needs to be re-glued in certain areas such as the doors

· Small (penny size) rust hole below the batter mount (common problem with Z’s) coated with POR-15 but never got it to the shop

· Front left side fiberglass bumper needs to be re-glued to the bracket

· Rear deck cover needs to be reinstalled

· Brakes squeal especially when warm (Common Z problem)

· Paint chip on passenger door and clear coat peel on driver side door

· Passenger door lock not working

· Speedometer is 10 miles too fast…but who cares when you are cursing with the windows down listening to the engine roar!

· Tachometer does not work

· Clock does not work

· Driver side lock works, but need to lift handle as you turn the key to unlock

· Power mirror switch is located on left side by the hood release handle. Up is Down and Down is Up when adjusting. This due to flipping the switch from the console area to this location

· Choke has been moved from console to bottom left side of the clutch (like old style high beam switch). Just pull it out with your toe before you start…let her warm up for a few minutes and push back in with your foot.

· Turn signal works, but sometimes you have to hold down in order to engage. I am including a new (used one) hopefully it works better