1977 Datsun 280Z

LT1 V8 T-56 Manual

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Air Conditioning Aluminum Wheels AM/FM Radio CD Player Cloth Interior Power Brakes Power Locks Radial Tires Rear Defogger Seatbelts Vinyl Interior

Gateway Classic Cars of San Antonio/Austin is super excited to offer this LT-1 swapped 1977 Datsun 280Z! Step back in time with this stock looking 1977 Datsun 280Z, but appearances can be deceiving! Coated in an eye-catching Porsche Guard red exterior, this beauty is sure to turn heads wherever it goes & is guaranteed to get major attention once that LT1 Chevy V8 fires up!

Under the hood, you'll find a Big Stuff Gen3 Pro SEFI fuel injected LT1 V8 engine, sourced from a 1997 Camaro SS that offers an impressive blend of raw power and break-neck performance, and paired with a T-56 manual transmission from the same SS Camaro, this Datsun 280Z delivers a driving experience that's both exhilarating and smooth. The LT1 has been ported & polished, a mild cam & roller rockers were added & also has the Big Stuff engine management & an MSD crankfire set up, ensuring this American powered Japanese beast is always at peak performance! With 320RWHP pumping into the 3:70 LSD rear end, this is a nicely balanced rocketship. This build has over 20k miles on it, so it is a proven product.

This classic 280Z is equipped with a number of features designed to enhance your comfort and handling. The air conditioning system is sourced from the same 1997 Camaro SS & is R134, so it ensures a cool and pleasant environment even on the hottest days. Listen to your favorite tunes with the AM/FM radio and CD player, and enjoy the sleek look and durability of the 15" Panasport aluminum wheels. The front/rear sway bars, strut towers, Tokico springs and 5-way adjustable struts give this the ability to corner as fast as you dare, all while maintaining stability. Safety is also a priority in this 1977 Datsun 280Z. The car is equipped with Wilwood power front disc brakes & 280ZX rear disc brakes for reliable stopping power, oversized front & rear sway bars, and power locks for added security. Kumho radial tires provide much needed traction and stability while slinging this Z through the corners or just driving down the road. The rear defogger ensures clear visibility in all weather conditions, while the seatbelts are designed for your protection.

While the black vinyl/cloth interior offers a comfortable seating environment, the vinyl interior elements also adds a touch of classic charm. This 1977 Datsun 280Z is a testament to the style and quality of a bygone era when Japanese performance was just becoming known in the States, and this Z is offering a unique blend of vintage appeal and modern performance. Experience the thrill of driving this classic "Z car" today.

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