Wheeler Dealers Series 12

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E6 – Datsun 240Z

Budget: US$10,000 (£6,480)
Purchase Price: US$8,500 (£5,508)
Final Cost: US$11,750 (£7,917)
Selling Price: US$16,750 (£11,287)
Profit/Loss: +3,370

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Work Completed: Automatic gearbox swapped with a 5-speed manual from a later 280Z. Camshaft profiled, carburettors rebuilt and performance exhaust added to improve engine performance. New chrome camshaft cover added.

Notes: Purchased from a Cars & Coffee event in Irvine, California. Mike was initially searching for a manual 240Z but was unable to find one within budget. Restored car taken to Willow Springs Raceway for its test drive. Sold at asking price.

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Laurence weir April 9, 2020 at 2:32 am

Buying price of the 240z was $8000 not $8500

Alex Tworkowski January 10, 2019 at 3:45 am

What cam shop did they have the work done at?


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