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Samuri L28 with 2" SUs

Discussion in 'Classifieds discussion' started by SeanDezart, Aug 20, 2017.

  1. SeanDezart

    SeanDezart
    Z Club Member
    Official Trader

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Datsun-24...238736?hash=item41cd5c1710:g:nHoAAOSwaMpZmch8

    An incredibly rare barn find Samuri conversions LTD 2.8 240z samuri spec copy engine, Built in 2000 by Kevin Irons company samuri conversions ltd with a genuine ported and polished Spike Anderson cylinder Head. Both Spike and Kevin are obviously the best known names in the the datsun world, so a very rare opportunity to buy what is an incredibly well built motor.

    Dry stored and kept lubricated since build in 2000 and never run with invoice and spec sheet to prove. Also Spike Anderson has confirmed this is one of his cylinder heads, this engine is hens teeth rare! comes with a flow matched intake manifold with 2'' su carburettors and 6 branch exhaust manifold.

    Spec is as follows:

    Engine build data:0799.

    engine number: L24 065277

    Bore: 86.00mm
    Stroke:79.00mm
    Capacity: 2755cc
    Comp ratio: 9.90:1

    Cylinder head: Spike Anderson. Ports enlarged and gas flowed.
    Inlet valves: 44mm diameter.
    Exhaust valves: 35mm diameter.

    Camshaft:
    Type 74 degree.
    Timed @ 106 degree ATDC.(Inlet)
    Modified lash pads.

    Block:
    Bored to 86.00mm
    Pistons machined flat with valve cut-outs.

    Crankshaft:
    Standard.
    Big end bearings. size standard.
    Main bearings. size standard.

    Con-rods: L28

    Lubrication:

    Oil pump- Standard.

    Oil pickup baffled to sump.

    Intake manifold flow matched with 2'' su carburettors fitted and a 6 branch exhaust manifold.

    Paperwork here for inspection, along with some emails from Spike Anderson confirming his head work. any further pics can be sent via WhatsApp. Buyers from abroad welcome please get in touch with shipping enquiries.

    Inspection is welcome, any questions please contact me on 07834813672. sensible offers considered.
     
  2. Sam_C

    Sam_C Forum User

    Seems a bit of a bargain considering he only wants £2,500 for his standard spec 240z engine or his bargain gearbox with knacked second for a mere £750.
     
  3. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    Has he made a typo with the cost and put an extra zero on there?
     
  4. SeanDezart

    SeanDezart
    Z Club Member
    Official Trader

    ....that it's been standing gathering dust, rust and cobwebs but I suppose for he (or she) who wants a genuine Samuri, one must have a genuine heart !
     
  5. Nigel Brook

    Nigel Brook Active Forum User

    Amazing what comes out of the woodwork with a little bit of a push:rofl:
     
  6. racer

    racer Active Forum User

    10k Seriously :confused:
     
  7. johnymd

    johnymd
    Z Club Member

    Must dig out my samuri head and sale invoice from samuri conversions. Looks like it may even pay for my new engine :)
     
  8. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    Have you seen his other pricing? I guess he doesn't want to sell anything. Its quite a low spec engine also?
     
  9. johnymd

    johnymd
    Z Club Member

    With the price of samuri, would this be a required item to go in your sam that doesn't have its original sam spec engine? Will putting this in your normal zed make it more desirable to the general buying public? Could you then call it a samuri and sell the car for more money?
     
  10. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    Remember there's no such thing as a samurai spec engine.... they're all 'unique'. Are samurai's really more desirable to the general public? I understand there's 2 or 3 that are, others have been for sale for a long while...
     
  11. racer

    racer Active Forum User

     
  12. johnymd

    johnymd
    Z Club Member

    It's not just about speed Matt. To some its all about the nostalgia.
     
  13. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    I'd love to know what he's smoking really.

    £10k for an engine rebuilt 17 years ago, to a very very moderate spec/standard?

    £750 for a knackered gearbox?

    £1650 for broken bits of interior...
     
  14. Rob Gaskin

    Rob Gaskin Membership Secretary Staff Member Committee Member

    The slightly rusty steel wheel (one only) at £100 caught my eye.
     
  15. racer

    racer Active Forum User


    :eek: Are you feeling ok?
     
  16. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    samurai name alone is worth 150bhp.
     
  17. johnymd

    johnymd
    Z Club Member

  18. Mr Ex Jnr

    Mr Ex Jnr Zeds is the way iv been shown Staff Member

     
  19. franky

    franky
    Z Club Member

    what about all the new ones? engine ready to go?
     
  20. Mr Ex Jnr

    Mr Ex Jnr Zeds is the way iv been shown Staff Member

    Yeah if you want period performance but you could only claim it having a samuri spec engine in your zed
     

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