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Old 10-08-2008, 12:10 AM
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nice vehicles but I think they require too much maintenance.

I had a 1986 model, 2-seater, 5-speed, T-Tops, non turbo and non-electronics pkg. Drove it to 289,000 miles and sold it in 2001. didn't trust it for highway trips any longer, but it was running fine.

Actaully, the guy who bought it still uses it as his DD.

Lets see, while I owned it, had to replace the transmission, differential, interior panels, stereo, and power window motors, plus get it painted. Usual tires, brakes, etc. Engine was strong though, and all the while I owned it, all I ever did to it was change the oil at 3,000 mile intervals. And it got better than 25 mpg.

I'm watching eBay for another one, would like to find it under 100K miles.
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:19 AM
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I have a G, which is the better brother of a Z... does that count?

at the track this weekend

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Old 10-08-2008, 01:38 AM
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mrs. 'dust has a '72 which i'm in the process of installing a modded L26. it'll be the "retro-rice-rod".
mine is a '73. it's destined to be a track day car. i already have a chebby 4.3 v6 that's looking for a new home. now all i need to find is a decent five speed....
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Any Z Car Owners on OT?
Does an '88 IROC-Z count...
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2007 350Z

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Old 10-08-2008, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by geewez View Post
I had a 1975 280Z for about ten years. I also had a 1992 300ZX for fifteen years before I sold it and bought my C6. I spent more money souping up those cars than I care to remember. Now I'm doing the same on my C6. It'll never stop....Help me....I've got an expensive car habit....
i think there is a club for that
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