Parts List

Parts Review List

Might as well keep tally of all the parts purchased (beyond routine maintenance items, see below) for the Datsun 280z.

Since i’m new to the “Z-car scene” I’ll also review the “quality” of the parts as compared to original, and the distributor. Since it’s early on, by purchasing from different distributors, I can sample them and get a good sense of which provide what type / quality of part.

QUALITY
Genuine = Nissan Part, straight from Nissan Motor Co. LTD
Better = Looks, performs and/or installs better than original
Good = Looks like original, performs / installs like original
Original = Refurbished part, or I got it from the donor car / Pick ‘n Pull
Adequate = Works, but something’s less than desirable (ie. fit, finish, position). You can read the posts to figure out why.
n/a = doesn’t apply here 

 DATE  PART NAME  PART NO. / LINK  QUALITY  COST
 10/28/2011  Haynes Datsun 240z-280z Manual  ISBN 978-0856962066  Adequate  $7
 10/28/2011  Boot, Air Cleaner to AFM  MSA 11-3520  Genuine  $38.35
 10/28/2011  Fusible Link Cover (2)  MSA 12-4355  Genuine  $11.20
 10/28/2011  Fusible Link, Black  MSA 12-4334  Genuine  $7.18
 10/28/2011  Fusible Link, Red (3)  MSA 12-4336  Genuine  $15.69
 10/28/2011  Battery Hardware Kit  MSA 12-4251KI  Genuine  $54.95
 10/xx/2011  15Amp Fuse  LittleFuses  n/a  $3
 11/02/2011  Beck/Arnley EGR Valve  0460065  Adequate  $25.79
 11/10/2011  Hood Bumper – Adjustable (2)  BDA 59-131  Good  $13.90
 11/10/2011  Nut – Wiper Arm Retaining (2)  BDA 79-308  Good  $1.50
 11/10/2011  Hood Bumper – Side (4)  BDA 59-128  Good  $11.80
 11/10/2011  Escutcheon Cover – LH  BDA 59-634  Adequate  $4.95
 1/15/2011  240z Front Bumper  (craigslist)  Good  $80
 2/12/2011  Wix Fuel Filter  O’Reilly’s Auto Parts  Good  $13
 3/1/2011  ’76 280z Seat covers (NOS)  (All Datsun Classifieds)  Good  $150
 10/15/2013  Alternator bracket  Futofab  Better  $33.50
 7/20/2014  Side View Mirrors  KDS KT-1370  Good  $51.50
 6/20/2015  Battery Terminals  Kicker  Good  $42
 TOTAL  $493.00

 

Fiancée: “We’ll need about $44 for save-the-date stamps…”
Me: “Babe, I’ve got a car to think about now.”


Routine Maintenance Items:

Oil: 10w30, 4.5-5qts; Oil Filter: Fram Ph8a / Wix 51515
Air Filter: Fram CA4303 / Wix 42136 (stock)
Spark plugs: NGK 7634 (BR5ES-11)

8 Replies to “Parts List”

    1. Thanks Mike! Actually, not sure if you saw from previous post, I purchased the rubber bumper insert from you guys! I appreciate the comment – let me know if there’s anything I can do to help promote you guys.

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