1977 6cyl Manual in Spring, TX

Last Updated: 11/18/2021 | Ad Source: Craigslist
Asking Price: $15,000 | Location: Spring, Texas
1977 spring tx

Key Z Features

  • Model Year: 1977
  • Odometer: 69,716
  • Engine: 6 Cylinder
  • Transmission: Manual

Seller Details

  • Type: Private Owner
  • Name: Not Listed
  • Phone: See Below
  • Email: See Below

 

More Details & Pictures

For sale a rare, one family owned, rust free, 1977 5-Speed 280Z ready for your finishing touches.

Over the past 4 years, we have gone thought this car (receipts, steps, pics available upon request) and are almost done.

What’s left?:
Replacing 40-year-old tinting
Performing some very minor body work (have some rivet holes left behind from removing chrome strips to fill)
Painting (it has a terrible paint job that was done in Saudi Arabia)
Installing NEW Fairlady Z badging and Japanese spec tail fin (if you want)
Getting the clock fixed (these never worked very well from the factory)
Installing a retro stereo system (someone stole our old one!)
Installing a ‘vintage’ AC system (if you want to, we weren’t planning to do so as the car didn’t come with AC from the factory)
Replacing all weatherstripping (we have the kit, just haven’t gotten to it and wanted to do this in conjunction with painting which is the best time to do so)

Why are we selling this car so close to finish? Due to life changes, we will be losing the three-car garage – storage and workspace. It’s heartbreaking as this has been a true father & son effort to rejuvenate this gem.

Notable points:
This Z does not burn oil and the compression is at the top of the factory range.
Second gear does not grind! The Syncro has been babied since it was new and was never stripped
We were restoring this Z to look a bit more like a 240 than a 280 (the huge wart-like bumpers were taken off years ago). We were still trying to decide whether to go bumper-less or use 240 Z bumpers leveraging conversion brackets that are available at ZCarDepot
Valves were adjusted less than 100 miles ago
The suspension has been completely re-worked — all suspension bushings, bellows, ends, etc… have been replaced with new polyurethane components. New struts have been installed (front and back)
We still have all the chrome we took off and will give it to you in case you want it back on
We still have the classic hatch cover – it’s just off now because we thought the car was going to paint. Easy install – but we’d suggest you wait until you paint the car and replace the weatherstripping.

What has been done to the Z? We have replaced the following (a detailed worksheet is available if you’re interested):
Fan Clutch
Coil
Plugs
Upper Radiator Hose
Lower Radiator Hose
Plug Wires
Heater Hoses
Thermo Switch Hoses
Water Temperature Sensor
Water Temperature Sensor Gasket
Fuel Injection System Wire Plug
Fuel Pump
Custom Fuel Rail
Thermostat
Thermostat Gasket
Temperature Sensor
Fuel Injection Thermo Time Temperature Switch
Cupholder Ashtray
Walnut Shifter Knob
Glove Box Cover
Knee shield driver’s side (hard to find)
Knee shield passenger’s side (from Japan)
Seat Foam
Seat Cover
Steering Wheel
Cold Start Valve Fuel Injector
Cold Start Valve Fuel Injector Gasket
Thermal Vacuum Valve
Weatherstripping Kit
Shift Boot Kit (Outer, Inner and Clips)
Center Console
Hatch hardware — stoppers (2)
Dashboard lower panel cover (driver’s side knee)
Fairlady Z emblem
180 degree thermostat and gasket
Rear Differential Isolating Mount
KYB strut set
Strut Bumper Stops
PCV Valve
Fairlady 432 Spoiler
Hood Emblem
Roof Emblems — Left & Right
Fender Emblems
Strut Mount Insulator Hardware
Shock Boots (4)
Front Upper Strut Bearings (2)
Rear Upper Strut Spacers (2)
Strut Mount Insulators (4)
Spindle Pin Kit Rear Suspension
Spindle Pin Bushing Rear Control Arm (4)
Polyurethane Master Bushing Kit
Steering Rack Boot (2)
Leather Upholstery Kit
AFM Hoses and Clamps
Master Fuel Injector Kit
Valve Cover Gasket
Fuel Pressure Regulator
Fuel Injection Hose
Fuel Injection Clamps (16)
Fuel Filter
EGR Delete Cover
Spark Plug Holders


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