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Grant's 1970 Datsun 240Z

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Cool photos. Love it. 

I think it's very cool that your grandfather was the original owner. Especially cool that you have the receipt and plates as well 

I look forward to seeing it sitting on some nice wheels

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I saw this car parked in Auckland a while back. I wrote a DIY Oldschool 'company card' while I was waiting in the line at the bank ready to slip under your wiper. But when I got back you were gone...

 

Glad it made it here in the end though!

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That is the hotness, really really like it.

 

Interested in a shoot with a modified one for shits and giggles one afternoon? You seem to be into taking pictures too! They're nice!

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Series 1 too! awesome stuff. Love the original hubs man those are hard to find.

 

Yea I will definitley be keeping the original hub caps and wheels, They seem to have been replaced by 90% of the dealers when the cars where new.. Stoked to have them.

Im after some wheels to give it a meaner look as it remind me too much of a grandads car atm. haha

 

 

That is the hotness, really really like it.

 

Interested in a shoot with a modified one for shits and giggles one afternoon? You seem to be into taking pictures too! They're nice!

 

Hells yea. alway keen to take photos of cars! I dont think ill make the meet up tomorrow night buy definitely the next one..

 

 

I saw this car parked in Auckland a while back. I wrote a DIY Oldschool 'company card' while I was waiting in the line at the bank ready to slip under your wiper. But when I got back you were gone...

 

Glad it made it here in the end though!

 

Haha awesome! yea I made it finally been meaning to sign up for ages but been lazy. Im glad you like the car. was a pain to get here but well well worth it in the end.

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Reckon you can make it out to Caffeine and Classics this coming Sunday?

 

It's held at Smales Farm on the North Shore from 10am onwards (finishes around 12:00-1:00pm though generally), I'm so keen to see this car!!!

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Reckon you can make it out to Caffeine and Classics this coming Sunday?

 

It's held at Smales Farm on the North Shore from 10am onwards (finishes around 12:00-1:00pm though generally), I'm so keen to see this car!!!

 

yup I will try and be there! where are the details of this?

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got jesse to bid up to 30,000jpy for the 14s but still no luck.. 

 

Thinking I will do suspension first then decide on wheels.. 

 

is it really bad to run a 5mm spacer? guessing its illegal?

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P.S. They'll likely sell for between 60,000 and 90,000, I imagine. (just a guess though as I've not been looking for 14's)

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Yeah, you'll be paying premium for Watanabes but there were some on trademe last night in 14" for $500 but they're gone now.

 

Here's an idea of nz price (wrong offset I realise) http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/wheels-tyres/alloy-wheels/auction-876580298.htm

 

I'm looking at these for my S30 at the moment but shipping and GST might kill it: http://www.thezstore.com/page/TZS/PROD/classic05a01/25-1065

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They're fairly well priced when compared to other brand-new rims (if you were to buy brand new).

Konig's are alright but they just don't quite look right. Same as the smaller minilights/lites. The old larger superlites. Etc.

R type RS-Watanabe's are where it's at. The problem in Grant's instance is that the R-Type starts at 8" wide.

That said, 15x8 0

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and 15x9 -13

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or could be slightly more conservative and run an 8 in back as well or an 8.5 -6

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Also, I wouldn't have thought that guy could get that price for those wheels even if only because of the stud pattern, 4x114.3 commands a higher price premium than all other sizes it seems.

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15x8s are perfect I think.. 16 to big.

14 look very stock which can be a good thing. Right now im just going to wait and see what I find. Suspension is first on my list.

There is also the Enkei Compe that come in 15x8 et0 they have no dish like watanabe though...

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The only thing I would change is make them a shade of charcoal instead of the black, otherwise they look really good.

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The only thing I would change is make them a shade of charcoal instead of the black, otherwise they look really good.

 

They actually are charcoal, just the harsh lighting when I took the photo made them come out black,, Will just re edit the photos to show the charcoal... But thanks! :-)

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