I realize that's not all that was involved but it was still cheap at least
to us today. My friend's dad owned a Datsun dealership and I think he got
about 350 for the conversion, parts and labor included. He sold me my 1st
car, a used 67 1600 in 69 for 1500 with tax. It had 17K miles. He wanted me
to put Solexes on it but I couldn't afford them but I did put Konis on for
80 with installation. I bought used mags off a Mustang for 40 for the set.
He rented space to Ansa Exhausts and I put on one of them when I had my
My friend drove a yellow 67.5 2L until he blew the motor because he didn't
check the oil. Fred was forgetful and had no interest in cars - just girls
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Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: 67 2000s for sale
> I don't think Calspeed was trying to nit pick about I.D. plates, and Sid's
answer was right on the money.
> Just slapping a pair of Solexes on the car at the dealership wasn't all
that was involved in getting a true Solex car.
> As I learned when I thought thats all I needed to do.
> You also need the Solex B Cam, the original cars also had a larger finned
> Preferences aside, as long as you enjoy your roadster, no matter what year
or engine configuration, that is all that matters!!!
> Lou Smaldino