fairlady78
fairlady78
Apr 20
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eBay must be mad at you, the interior is mint! Brown over mustard is a great combo on this car.  This one looks really well taken care of, but definitely knowing some history would be good... or being ready to do a full rebuild or engine swap.

Feb 3
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I’m sure they thought of that haha.  Plenty of novel materials that could conduct heat away from the cells pretty well (like graphene), or they could leave whatever gaps they need - even if they leave 3% free space for cooling they have the potential for 6.5% higher energy density.

Feb 3
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You can stack prismatic batteries together better, so more energy/volume. Prismatic just means square in this case. Since cars use hundreds of cells, you end up with a bunch of little cylinders in a box right now. If it was a bunch of little squares you wouldn’t have all the air in between the cylinders. Hexagonal Read more

Jan 16
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That Econoline is pretty sweet, maybe a bit overpriced. Gen 2s don’t get as much love but are definitely cool, and can be had for half the price, and V8!

Jan 16
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Was it actually done by Lotus, or done by someone using Lotus SHARK? Haha half the SAE student cars have “handling by Lotus” in that case. Read more

Nov 27
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Datsun raced in the early 70s with a sponsorship from Sears - and so they ran Sears-brand radial tires on their rally cars a few times.

Nov 7
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I use a bluetooth cassette tape in a casette-to-8-track adapter in the dealer-optioned 8 track player in the glovebox of my ‘78 280Z. The tape adapter has a little microphone on a cord that I extended and hid behind the dash, so I can even take hands-free calls in my 4-decade old car...

Jan 22 2019
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My 1987 Supra had more electronic gadgets than the Z... It’s a 2009, but Nissan spent all the money on the VQ and not on other things like, I don’t know, a dash display that isn’t a 128x128 pixel 1 color LCD. Or a 12V power plug where you can reach it (it’s in the passenger footwell). Or a cupholder. Read more

Jan 22 2019
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That’s what I did, but it looks messy which aggregates me since the rest of the dash is relatively uncluttered.

Jan 21 2019
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I have a base model 2014 370Z, it has physical switches for everything, no touchscreen or screen of any sort for that matter. It doesn’t even have bluetooth.  I have to use an aux cable like a caveman. Read more

Aug 15 2018
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Great car. Buy an NA, non-targa car - the turbo ones are way more work to keep running and only slightly less slow. I dailied an 87 for a while until someone ran a stop sign and totaled it.  These really are a GT car more than anything sporty, all about enjoying the drive rather than hitting all the apexes. 

Aug 2 2018
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Some cars turned them into exterior features. Nissan used them to put more Z badges on the late 240Z-280Z:

Feb 21 2018
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How can I also sell used Altima headlights for $2k a pair? Or used wheels and tires for $1700? This is a bad infographic, as it is comparing used car prices to OEM fantasyland parts prices - the used parts value is probably closer to 1/3 of what is shown here (for many items - full disclaimer, I did not look up Read more