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After three years of ownership that I totally enjoyed I parted with my Nismo 370z yesterday.Having owned a 350 and 370z Nismo I have to say what great fun to own and great cars they have both been. My next project keeps me in the fold. I have sourced a car which has been displayed in the Datsun heritage centre  in South Africa ( Available on YouTube) for the last 8 years. It has been offered for sale from the collection to me which I am very excited about. The car is a 1971 Datsun 1600 SSS Coupe, right hand drive in very good condition. She is being prepped and shipped to me and should be in the UK in 8 weeks time. I plan to fully restore her to top show condition but keep her totally original. I will remain on the forum and act as a South East REO as long as my services are required. I am very excited.

 

Martin

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good luck with the new project mate,

it'll be along 8 weeks wait though , but a nice xmas gift for yourself …...

glad your sticking around as well.

 

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Congratulations Martin. 

Exciting times ahead mate. Me thinks old school projects are the way forward now as big power,super handling cars are becoming more irrelevant and also can't be tinkered with.

I will not be too far behind you!

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6 hours ago, Payco said:

After three years of ownership that I totally enjoyed I parted with my Nismo 370z yesterday.Having owned a 350 and 370z Nismo I have to say what great fun to own and great cars they have both been. My next project keeps me in the fold. I have sourced a car which has been displayed in the Datsun heritage centre  in South Africa ( Available on YouTube) for the last 8 years. It has been offered for sale from the collection to me which I am very excited about. The car is a 1971 Datsun 1600 SSS Coupe, right hand drive in very good condition. She is being prepped and shipped to me and should be in the UK in 8 weeks time. I plan to fully restore her to top show condition but keep her totally original. I will remain on the forum and act as a South East REO as long as my services are required. I am very excited.

 

Martin

I am surprised Matin, i thought you were going the 240z road, looking forward to seeing what your going to do with the datson sss

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Have to say I was tempted by a Celica RA28 GT2000 before plumping for a VX again - might well join you in the 70s in a few years with one!

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look forwrd to seeing this at Leeds Castle one day!!

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