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A 2+2 On My Desk

A 2+2 On My Desk

Mark Csencsits's Z Story: I've been meaning to make this post but it's been really hard on me. This year has started off pretty rough because we had lost someone very close to us. He was my wife's father and I might as well say that he was my father too since he...

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Surrounded By Datsun Culture

Surrounded By Datsun Culture

Dru Hartman's Z Story: I’ve gotten the privilege to own, drive, and showcase a 1983 Datsun 280zx. I’ve been surround by the Datsun culture ever since I was young. I’m close family friends with a former Datsun/Nissan Dealership mechanic, Ben Hickey, and grew up around...

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The Pay Off

The Pay Off

Josh Timko's Z Story: A 350z has always been my dream car since I was 10. I am now 18 years of age. I have worked many hours to buy this car and the work truly pays off because once you drive a z you never can leave it! What’s your Z story? #zownersunite

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Abuelo’s 280z

Abuelo’s 280z

T.G.'s Z Story: Here is something you may appreciate. I am in the process of restoring my Grandfathers 1975 280Z (was garaged from 88-2017) and when I first pulled it out to start working on it he had a nice leather box with all of his receipts and other misc items...

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My Z Hunt Ends

My Z Hunt Ends

Landon Draper's Z Story: I am a 19 (soon to be 20) year old sophomore in college at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and recently I made purchase for my first Z, a 1982 280zx. I’m not sure when I found out about the Z in general, but I have loved the...

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Damn the Pizza Guy

Damn the Pizza Guy

Ben's Z Story: My first car!!Can’t believe it’s been 30 years… Bought the Z32 circa 1992, my junior year in High School. Owned it until it was rear ended/totaled by pizza delivery guy in 2002…. I still miss it every time I see another Z, it will forever hold a special...

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The Neighbor’s Daughter Deal

The Neighbor’s Daughter Deal

Joey Ettles got his first Z and shared his Z Story: "Our neighbor passed away last winter and his daughter inherited everything. He had 3 cars... 2 zcars (ours the '77, not sure the year of the other one) and a 69 wildcat custom. She gave us the Wildcat for free (we...

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Finally, a Z

Finally, a Z

Brett Bohn's Z Story: Brett proudly posted, Got my first Z today guys I’m so happy and proud to call this girl mine! "Well honestly, I have always been searching for god knows how long but not thoroughly or consistently. I searched for maybe about a week possibly two...

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A Twist Intro to Zs

A Twist Intro to Zs

Angelo and Daniel's Z Story: Father and Son restored two Zs during Covid and made great use of pandemic times!"My son bought his '71 as just a roller at 18 years old. We dropped a L24 in it but he said "it’s coming out” so he bought a rb20det. Daniel learned how to...

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A Father and Daughter Thing

A Father and Daughter Thing

Lamar Coleman's Story: A father said to his daughter “You have graduated with honors, here is a car I bought many years ago. It is pretty old now. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to sell it and see how much they...

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An Uncle’s Legacy

An Uncle’s Legacy

Dale Clune's Z Story: "The original owner of this beautiful 260Z 2+2 passed away today aged 93 years. I'm very fortunate that 3 years ago I was given the honour of being the next owner and custodian of this car. R.I.P. Uncle Pete. Love, Your nephew, Dale." Dale...

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A 500Z

A 500Z

Jeffrey Willerth's Z Story "This is another 240z I bought from Joe Casella's Z Center in Clifton NJ. It was my all time fave because the engine had this scrumptious warm spunk to it, sounded awesome, and handled unlike any Z I'd previously driven. I discovered what...

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