Vehicle: 1972 Datsun 240Z
Purchase Price: £5,508
Final Cost After Restoration: £7,917
Final Selling Price: £11,287
Original air date: 27 April 2015
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.