Banzai Runner 280Z Project

76 Datsun 280Z Widebody Build – “Banzai Runner”

[Editor’s note: As a long-time Datsun restorer and collector, I get to meet people all over the world who share my affinity for classic Nissan products. Sometimes, however, some of the most interesting people and builds are right in your own neighborhood. I recently got to spend some time with Stuart Jamison, an Arizona resident […]


Stunning 1978 Datsun 280Z For Sale – Florida

One of our sharp-eyed members spotted this spectacular example of Z-car beauty for sale in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. We’ll let the owner tell you about it – Check it out! The more you know about Z cars the more you can appreciate this very original and unmolested survivor. This is an absolute must-see for […]


1976 Datsun 280Z sales brochure

Straight from the DatsunForum memorabilia collection, this 1976 280Z sales brochure was included with the original owner’s paperwork when we purchased the car for restoration, and it’s been scanned here for your reference and enjoyment. 1976 was the first year of the Datsun 280Z, arriving on dealer lots in late 1975 as the successor to […]


1981 Datsun Dealer Press Packet

Straight from the memorabilia collection, here’s a neat piece for those of you with a 1981-vintage Datsun! This dealership press packet, in a glossy 9×12 folder, was distributed to Datsun dealers in late 1980 to introduce the 1981 Datsun model lineup, as well as to acquaint dealer personnel (and the local press) with specifications […]

1971 Datsun 240Z Service Manual Supplement

Datsun 240Z Sport 1971 FSM Supplement

This Datsun 240Z supplemental manual was prepared by the National Service Training Department, and contains important service information in addition to and/or superseding the basic “Service Manual” titled 240Z, Chassis and Body. More comprehensive instructions are provided for servicing the dash area including removal and replacement of the instrument panel assembly and floor console (Automatic […]