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Old 24-12-2015, 10:05 AM
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Looks a good car, love 918 :-) looking forward to seeing your progress!
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Old 24-12-2015, 10:07 AM
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Looks to have one of those "gold dust" radios with the proper sloping faceplate and the built-in antenna switch...kerching!!!

Mines got one of those, are they rare? I can get Radio 2 on it :-) lol
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Old 24-12-2015, 10:39 AM
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Orange (918 red) is such a great colour but I'm yet to see 2 zeds in this colour that look the same. My 260 is 918 red and looks nothing like all the others I've seen that have been repainted. I know my 260 has been painted but the door shuts and engine bay haven't and they match the outside perfectly.

Anyway, great looking car.
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
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Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Old 24-12-2015, 10:40 AM
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I'll have to pop over for a look Matt.
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
Toyota Surf 3.0TD

Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Old 24-12-2015, 12:47 PM
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Orange (918 red) is such a great colour but I'm yet to see 2 zeds in this colour that look the same. My 260 is 918 red and looks nothing like all the others I've seen that have been repainted. I know my 260 has been painted but the door shuts and engine bay haven't and they match the outside perfectly.

Anyway, great looking car.
Were there two '918' codes John? A USA Orange and Other Market Red? When I was getting mine I told a friend it was 918 Orange and he asked if I was sure? My engine bay is the original colour and is a slightly different colour to the topcoat as its had a repaint a few years ago

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Old 24-12-2015, 09:57 PM
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I thought your 260 was 110 red John? It's a very orange red:

http://zhome.com/History/ZColorGallary/110Red-280z.jpg

Definitely come over in the new year and have a butchers!
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Old 24-12-2015, 10:06 PM
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I think there is only one 918. Yours does look more like that swatch than mine though. The 260 has the original sticker on the rad panel.
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
Toyota Surf 3.0TD

Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Started stripping it down!


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Loving this, you're 45 mins from me Mr T, I fancy an hour at yours for a look one weekend, if you're free?!

How are the floors looking?
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Old 04-02-2016, 05:18 PM
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That's looking nice and Orange!
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Old 04-02-2016, 06:23 PM
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Looks like a good un.
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'73 240z 1JZ-GTE. Was pretty quick. 11.10@132.5mph
'72 240z RHD (4BOA) Being painted Orange. Bodyshop.
'72 240z LHD Black. Sold.
'73 240z LHD Green. Sold.
'73 240z LHD White. Sold - Future race car.
'73 240z LHD Blue. Sold.
'73 260z LHD Orange. Sold to a good home.
'70 240z LHD Yellow. On route and cant wait.
Skyline R33 GTS - Gone
Skyline R34 GTR - Gone
Toyota Surf 3.0TD

Go to: www.240z.me.uk to checkout the cars.
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:25 PM
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Floors are reasonable, looks like some water got trapped under the soundproofing so there'll be at least one patch. If there's a dry weekend and you want to come down just give me a shout
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:40 PM
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Floors are reasonable, looks like some water got trapped under the soundproofing so there'll be at least one patch. If there's a dry weekend and you want to come down just give me a shout
have you cleaned the underside also? I wouldn't worry about a patch or two, I had the same.
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:47 PM
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have you cleaned the underside also? I wouldn't worry about a patch or two, I had the same.
Not yet I've only had a few evenings on it so far
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:28 AM
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Having a 1971 Orange Z myself, I am very partial to this color Z. Your looks like a great start for sure and nice battery tray to boot.
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