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ORIGINAL-OWNER 1981 DATSUN 280ZX GL TURBO

Highest Bid:
$10,000

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ORIGINAL-OWNER 1981 DATSUN 280ZX GL TURBO

High Bidder:  GTH

Auction Type:  Reserve (not met) 

Highest Bid: $10,000 (USD)

End Date:


Location:

Phoenix, Arizona 85018

Seller:

Private Party

Engine:

2.8L

Transmission:

Automatic

Odometer:

84,510 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

JN1CZ04S7BX600817

Carfax:

Lot Number:

Highest Bid: $10,000 (USD)

High Bidder:  GTH

Auction Type:  Reserve (Not Met) 

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Location:

Phoenix, Arizona 85018

Seller:

Private Party

Engine:

2.8L

Transmission:

Odometer:

84,510 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

JN1CZ04S7BX600817

Carfax:

Lot Number:

53524962

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Vehicle Story

OVERVIEW

This one-owner 1981 Datsun 280ZX GL Turbo hatchback is reportedly one of 11,000 produced and has been driven 84,510 miles since new. It is powered by a L28ET turbocharged 2.8-liter I6 mated to a three-speed automatic transmission. Finished in Diamond Mist Metallic over a Medium Blue fabric interior, this S130 280ZX is now offered with service records, promotional literature, owner's and service manuals, original purchase documentation, spare keys, a clean CARFAX report, and a clear title.

Highlights:

  • Chrome trim
  • Removable T-tops
  • 15-inch cast aluminum wheels
  • Power windows
  • Air conditioning
  • Independent suspension

Ownership History:

  • Offered by a private seller
    • Original owner
  • Current location: Arizona
  • CARFAX report:
    • Begins in 2005
    • Shows accident-free ownership in Arizona

EXTERIOR

Key Features:

  • Diamond Mist Metallic paint (code 663)
  • Chrome bumpers with black guards
  • Hood with NACA air ducts
  • Side moldings
  • Dual side mirrors
  • Removable glass T-tops
  • Rear window louvers

Known Flaws:

  • Cracked rubber window moldings

WHEELS AND TIRES

  • 15-inch cast aluminum wheels
    • Original stock wheels
    • Chrome Z-branded center caps
  • 195/65 Bridgestone Ecopia tires

INTERIOR

Key Features:

  • Medium Blue cloth upholstery (code K)
  • Tinted power windows
  • Power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Air conditioning
  • AM/FM/cassette stereo
  • Digital quartz clock
  • Ignition lock, footwell, and map lighting
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Cargo area parcel retention straps

Modifications:

  • Carpeted dash cover

INSTRUMENTS:

  • Odometer shows 84,510 miles
    • Most recent CARFAX reading: 84,256 miles in May 2017
  • 85-mph speedometer
  • 7,000-rpm tachometer
  • Gauges:
    • Coolant temperature
    • Fuel level
    • Oil pressure
    • Voltage
    • Boost pressure

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

Engine:

  • L28ET turbocharged 2.8-liter I6
    • Rated at 180 horsepower
    • Rated at 202 lb-ft of torque

Transmission:

  • 3-speed automatic 

Service History Highlights:

  • Recent battery replacement
  • Air filter, steering gear, fuel line, and radiator clamp replaced in 2017

UNDERCARRIAGE, SUSPENSION, BRAKES, AND EXHAUST 

Key Features:

  • 4-wheel independent suspension
    • MacPherson front struts
    • Trailing arm rear suspension
  • 4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes
  • Twin polished exhaust outlets

Known Flaws:

  • Some underbody surface corrosion noted

Service History Highlights:

  • Sway bar bushings replaced in 2017

ITEMS INCLUDED WITH THE VEHICLE

  • Extra keys
  • Promotional literature
  • Owner's and service manuals
  • Datsun trucker hat
  • Service records
  • Original purchase documentation

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • The seller has provided videos showing the engine, interior, and exterior
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Comments & Questions

May 23, 2024
08:41 AM
GTH

BID: $10,000

May 22, 2024
07:11 PM

BID: $9,300

May 21, 2024
02:38 PM
HQ6

BID: $9,100

May 21, 2024
08:55 AM

Where in Az is the car located? I’d like to preview it.

May 20, 2024
08:48 PM

BID: $9,000

May 19, 2024
03:22 PM

Please provide a cold start video.

May 19, 2024
02:48 PM

BID: $8,500

May 18, 2024
08:46 AM

Can you take a better photo of the drivers seat? Also a picture of dash without cover? AC retrofitted? Any known rust under doors or around windshield or t tops around taillights?

May 17, 2024
08:24 AM

BID: $8,350

May 16, 2024
10:01 AM

BID: $5,500

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