First Wash in 44 years! Barn Find Datsun 280z with only 350 Original Miles


This is the rarest Datsun 280z Barn find ever recorded (as I've been told) with only 350 original miles! It was left in a barn near Hershey Pennsylvania before its first wash in 44 years! You'd expect this to be a complete detailing disaster because it was left untouched for so long...but the paint was in good condition despite being covered in filth and disgusting grime. In this barn find, we use AMMO Frothe to remove the first layer of dust and dirt to ensure the rubber seals did not leak if we power washed. Once confident, we power washed the paint, then compounded and polished with a Rupes polisher during our paint restoration. The Datsun 280z has since won several awards at Zcon and more information can be found at
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  • Garry Mazza
    Garry Mazza3 timer siden

    so fooken sick of all the MFer commerials

  • Thimdelfaza
    Thimdelfaza4 timer siden

    Those 280z’s were the bomb back in the day. My brother had one.

  • Sorcey
    Sorcey4 timer siden

    That "removing the dust" part hurts my eyes...

  • waypasthadenough
    waypasthadenough4 timer siden

    Why nothing about starting it?

  • RW163
    RW1635 timer siden

    Would of been lovely to hear that start up

  • Mark Villar
    Mark Villar6 timer siden

    Wow that was so awesome I love watching these videos. I love cars new and old. It’s nice to see these cars back to all it’s splendor.

  • Алексей Бараков
    Алексей Бараков7 timer siden

    Ну так себе . Просто помыли очень грязную машину и то очень не правильно

  • larry hanna
    larry hanna7 timer siden

    military household fact for fill wonder shake hungry ourselves couple.

  • David
    David7 timer siden

    Sure, just pressure wash water straight into the vapor vent system? Power wash right into the 44 year old window seals? Who taught these guys to detail cars? Cringeworthy at the least.

  • bambino100011
    bambino1000118 timer siden

    So satisfying to see this car restored to its former glory! =)

  • Stevie Rebel
    Stevie Rebel9 timer siden

    This video, find and result was absolutely incredible 😍 Thank you for taking us along for the ride! ❤️

  • Tony coffee
    Tony coffee10 timer siden

    This makes me want to buy the cheapest new car right now and just park it in a garage and not drive it .

    ALI ASAD10 timer siden

    It should be shown to start as well after 40 years

  • Holy Moly
    Holy Moly10 timer siden

    made 140.000.......

  • John Pakrin
    John Pakrin10 timer siden

    I have the same brand of car was given to me by my late grandfather..

  • Kelly Fitzgerald
    Kelly Fitzgerald12 timer siden

    The car has 100,350 miles .

  • Norma
    Norma13 timer siden

    Okay, now it's clean but will it start? How much money will it take to get the car running after 44 years?

  • James Varner
    James Varner16 timer siden

    Now how could you not like that man people you need help

  • aiFadly
    aiFadly18 timer siden

    Wangan animes car

  • Semen Shuparskyy
    Semen ShuparskyyDag siden

    How much is it going to be for the game because I really want it

  • David Davis
    David DavisDag siden

    Man. It just kept getting better. Honestly surprised by the color of the paint and quality of the interior parts.

  • Bee's Collector Garage
    Bee's Collector GarageDag siden

    🚗🚕🚙🚗🚕🚙 ԅ(≖‿≖ԅ) ...... must ....... have ... too much awesome * lol *

  • Fredrik Larsson
    Fredrik LarssonDag siden

    My dad bought the first Japanese car in the area, a Datsun 180B Coupé '73. It was a wonderful car, and the one I learned to drive in too. It served us without any trouble what so ever for 20 years and 450,000 kms. But of course, my dad REALLY wanted a Datsun 240Z. I just wonder what would happen if he stumbled on something like that blue 280Z... They did really great cars. My aunt had a 100A Cherry which was a very funny and also really good little thing, zooming around. Dad was told "you'll have no car left within two years". But the sceptics fell silent one after the other. I remember driving the 180 in -41°C and it could take it. It's just sad that they stopped making these "tough little guy-designs" where they tried to look a bit like US cars. They got much uglier and more boring in the 80's. I can but congratulate. That's really the barnfind of a lifetime. And a 280Z which is almost like new.... that's just something you dream of...

  • Shoaib
    ShoaibDag siden

    How come we have cable tie invented 44 years ago??? I just saw one in engine!!!!

  • Amar R3
    Amar R3Dag siden

    Sold for 140K!! a few days ago on Bring a trailer.

  • Ricky ponting
    Ricky pontingDag siden

    Classic for sure

  • Cyberbike eMTB
    Cyberbike eMTBDag siden

    Sets the all time record for most ads in a video.

  • Marcello Maximillam Bruffinton
    Marcello Maximillam BruffintonDag siden

    Does it starts & drive?

  • Pierluigi Fermini
    Pierluigi FerminiDag siden

    Mah, io avrei usato subito l'acqua dopo la schiuma

  • Daniel Thomas
    Daniel ThomasDag siden

    My biggest car regret was selling my 240z thirty years ago, such a beautiful shape,

  • Joeru 1996
    Joeru 1996Dag siden

    Do a burnout

  • zafar farhan
    zafar farhanDag siden

    American craftmen are destined to stay on top.... thumbs up from PAKISTAN

  • F H
    F HDag siden

    amazing. it keeps a qute freshness.

  • Arie Muhammad
    Arie MuhammadDag siden

    So awesome, fresh like from the showroom

  • scudthemud
    scudthemudDag siden

    Cleaned that car ass backwards. What a shame

  • yukio moriko
    yukio morikoDag siden


  • Mohd Kamal Mohd Rathi
    Mohd Kamal Mohd Rathi2 dager siden

    Dear AMMO NYC ,May I know how much is the total cost of the restoration works?

  • Brennon Mitchell
    Brennon Mitchell2 dager siden

    Um... you realize your essentially just wiping dirt and sand across the paints surface? Why not rinse it off first. That’s the purpose of the bubbles, it lifts the dirt away from the paint so it can be rinsed off with water, not scrubbed into the paint with a microfiber towel.

  • Bruce Glover
    Bruce Glover2 dager siden

    Found a few myself. Not as nice,but close. Can build them with my eyes closed.

  • Terry Mitchell

    Terry Mitchell

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    Im rebuilding a 1976 Datsun 280z 2+2 the engine is done and transmission Im starting to do body work

  • NRG Music
    NRG Music2 dager siden


  • zecele garcia
    zecele garcia2 dager siden

    Datsun 280z Z represent my name.

  • Drew Currie
    Drew Currie2 dager siden

    Nice job, but as someone who owned 3 Z's (73 240 and 2 early 74 260's - I'm not fond of the fat 280 bumpers - the thin bumpers just look so much nicer on these cars.

  • Simonas Virbalas
    Simonas Virbalas2 dager siden

    "5:54" Thank you so so much for making free money *I can finally enjoy life because of *** අනුගාමිකයන් ඇති කර ගැනීමට හොඳ ක්‍රමයක

  • Denise Mobers
    Denise Mobers2 dager siden

    I had a 1969 Datsun 2000 Roadster, that was more fun to drive than you can believe. My mom had a 260Z and it was wicked fun to drive as well. I miss those types of sports cars, cars that my husband could easily work on.

  • Joey Pavone
    Joey Pavone2 dager siden

    Ridiculously impressive find and restore.

  • 1234597114
    12345971142 dager siden

    Yeah, the new owner loves the Z so much he’s flipping it.

  • Cody Finchum

    Cody Finchum

    15 timer siden

    Well Phil if you watched the episode the dude goes on and on about how much loved z some story about his wife father had one this that and the other well his buddy had a buddy who knew a guy who had one proably bought it dirt cheap off the dude and is now auction it off for 140k boy he really loved that z didnt he probably one of the worst written story I've seen coming from ammo ny

  • Philip Nicholson

    Philip Nicholson

    23 timer siden

    He sold it at auction for only $140k. Gee, what an idiot. Now he can work on his writing.

  • Cody Finchum

    Cody Finchum

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    Poor writing skills and id drive till the wheels fall off also probably gave next to nothing for it probably $1,500

  • Cody Finchum

    Cody Finchum

    Dag siden

    Poor writing skills and id drive till the wheels fall off

  • FrostFire Kate
    FrostFire Kate2 dager siden

    Damn, those dust live longer than me

  • Juan Chuc
    Juan Chuc2 dager siden

    Que bello auto

  • Shahril Jer
    Shahril Jer2 dager siden

    one of the most satifying videos i have ever watch.that man hit a jackpot

  • Tensor Tab
    Tensor Tab2 dager siden

    Does it run?

  • wan palang
    wan palang2 dager siden

    Have a game?

  • TommyTwobats
    TommyTwobats2 dager siden

    Will you take $2000 for it?

  • Teknik Group
    Teknik Group2 dager siden

    Right....lets do a burnout on those ugly tyres, then do a RB26DETT engine swap :).....gotta keep moving forward guys!!! quick sticks!

  • Arie Fama
    Arie Fama2 dager siden

    Makin sukses mang soleh

  • oğuzhan öder
    oğuzhan öder2 dager siden

    I can imagine Nissan them selfs would pay to get that car back

  • Gabby Timpug

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  • Gioni Begood
    Gioni Begood2 dager siden

    in russia and europe shaking hands with gloves is disrespect and poor education

  • Chris Ramsey
    Chris Ramsey2 dager siden

    Had a 74 260z, best car ever and wish they would make a modern version.

  • NikoTheWagon


    5 timer siden

    They actually have! The new nissan 400Z

  • Neil Lupton

    Neil Lupton

    9 timer siden

    They made a Nissan 350z as the updated car from 2002 - 2008.

    DAKSH OP2 dager siden

    Middle in the Video I realized That Im Not Even Listening What He's Saying I was Thinking Something Else 😄

  • Mark Summers
    Mark Summers2 dager siden

    Took ages to realize that every time he said neessun, he meant Nissan.

  • Sjef Hendrickx

    Sjef Hendrickx

    2 dager siden

    And they say Zeee! 🥴

  • Sjef Hendrickx

    Sjef Hendrickx

    2 dager siden

    People from USA cant talk properly Enlglisch.

  • tartius k
    tartius k2 dager siden


  • cris pats
    cris pats2 dager siden

    I’ll take it.

  • Thomas Ruble
    Thomas Ruble2 dager siden

    Awesome exhibition and story. Thank you. Keep up the vids. I love them.

  • varnak singh
    varnak singh2 dager siden

    How do the tyres still have air?

  • Charlie Brown
    Charlie Brown2 dager siden

    I had a 1981 model,and lived that car. Bought it used with 125k miles on it, which was a lot for a car made in 1981; I bought it in 1992. The previous owner had taken great care of it, and had most of the maintenance records in a thick pile of papers. That ar was so solid, and so reliable that I have been sold on Japanese cars since then. Oh, and I drove the piss out of it. Did my own oil changes, and belt replacements, plugs, etc. The engine was packed in under the hood, but everything was still easily accessible. The plugs were right on top of the block on the in line 6. I ended up getting sideswiped by an 18 wheeler as he made a late lane change, and didn't see me in the turn lane next to him. The door, driver side quarter panel, and a tire and wheel were damaged, but it still drive as if nothing had happened. Truckers insurance company screwed me around, offered 1500 for a total loss,or 750,and I get to keep the car. Well, I needed a car to get to work, and couldn't afford a lawyer so I took the $750. Life is especially hard on a young man of little means, living on his own. If only my dad could have given me a "small" 20million dollar loan like Donald Trump. Anyway, life goes on.

  • Julio Paiva
    Julio Paiva3 dager siden

    Excelente historia y cuidado en la limpieza

  • Greg Thompson
    Greg Thompson3 dager siden

    Great job guys !!👍🏻. Did it start up? How did it sound?

  • Truck68
    Truck683 dager siden

    Awesome car. Hitting subscribe.

  • Snoopy Bollox
    Snoopy Bollox3 dager siden

    True pimp mobile from the 70's....

  • jas wats
    jas wats3 dager siden

    Wait. The owner had money problems so he abandoned a brand new car?? Lol. Sure.

  • Usman BradleyStoke
    Usman BradleyStoke3 dager siden

    what a beauty of a car.... wish they still made such cars

  • Max Camacho
    Max Camacho3 dager siden

    What a beautiful job and car. Reminds me of the first car I ever had... a 1981 Datsun 210. Same color. Not going to lie... almost shed a tear. 🙌👍

  • ITofa
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  • Tech Head
    Tech Head3 dager siden

    Wish I could get this car in india.. ❤️

  • WhatdooumeAn
    WhatdooumeAn3 dager siden

    So after all this, does IT START??

  • Bill Funk
    Bill Funk3 dager siden

    Had an 83 280 ZX 2+2 - picked it up with around 90K on the clock. Had for 6 years but rusted out so bad had to get rid of it. Loved the car, would still have it except for the rust.

  • Colton Woods
    Colton Woods3 dager siden

    hay man whats the name of this simmalation

  • Edan Q
    Edan Q3 dager siden

    44 years and the tires are full

  • Rax Lin
    Rax Lin3 dager siden


  • Shaq Deisel
    Shaq Deisel3 dager siden

    Every time I see something like this I think if Jay Leno would want to buy this. LOL.

  • Mike Hauss
    Mike Hauss3 dager siden

    All the while I'm watching this, I'm wondering just how much a car like this would fetch. I can seriously imagine this car fetching WELL into the 6-figure range at an auto auction.

  • Greg Oltmanns
    Greg Oltmanns3 dager siden

    God I love these cars, I bought a 1972 240Z back in 1975 and have regretted the day it left me.

  • Daniel Thomas

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    I hear ya man, I had a 72 ,sold it 30 years ago, been kicking myself ever since lol cheers

  • Saad Aouchi
    Saad Aouchi4 dager siden

    All i wanna know is how did he use the elanor in the game and not getting sued lmao

  • Rachel E

    Rachel E

    3 dager siden

    What do you mean?

  • MusicAddiction
    MusicAddiction4 dager siden

    I cringed when you put foam on it and wiped it right off without rinsing it first... You crazy

  • Aiden Kim
    Aiden Kim4 dager siden

    A M A Z I N G 👍

  • james florez
    james florez4 dager siden

    Any one knew how much money the guy paid for ????

  • Robert Lewis
    Robert Lewis4 dager siden

    If the doors were closed, the windows up, and never opened, how was it so dirty inside?

  • Rachel E

    Rachel E

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    Aliens? (Silly answer aside, no idea)

  • naik khan
    naik khan4 dager siden

    love it

  • Logic Vang
    Logic Vang4 dager siden

    So you're telling me you couldn't hit the entire car lightly with the pressure washer UNTIL after you smeared all the grit around? What about testing the seals before everything else? That part was hella dumb. No matter how lubed up that surface became, 40 years of grit just got rubbed around.

  • James David
    James David4 dager siden

    So did he auction it of or keep it. Im dying to hear it run too

  • Ahmer {S,R}
    Ahmer {S,R}4 dager siden

    Salute your hard work really amazing bro.

  • Tim
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  • kalodyn
    kalodyn4 dager siden

    it hurt my eyes to see you scratching that beautiful car

  • Jonathan Azurdia

    Jonathan Azurdia

    2 dager siden

    They didn't even clay bar it either. Sad!

  • M.A.K Roasts
    M.A.K Roasts4 dager siden

    And then steven modified it to make it a JDM legend 😂

  • Ranjan Rao
    Ranjan Rao4 dager siden

    Anyone please count the number of times he said "44 years"

  • Anupam Goswami
    Anupam Goswami4 dager siden

    Why the engine start up and the first spin of the wheels after 44years not included in the video??

  • Andrew Leonard
    Andrew Leonard4 dager siden

    I’m surprised you didn’t clean the door jams better before using a spray wax

  • oğuzhan öder

    oğuzhan öder

    2 dager siden

    I personally suffered how he was scratching the paint by dragging a towel accross it. You yourself embedded that dirt. Not time.

  • lost in space

    lost in space

    2 dager siden

    I'm not happy about that ether , I will Still have it .. Though ,,,

  • cliff fortner
    cliff fortner4 dager siden

    I want it ASAP, I am a serious Datsun enthusiast. I need a way to contact him.

  • cliff fortner

    cliff fortner

    2 dager siden

    @lost in space Lol, maybe 25K.

  • lost in space

    lost in space

    2 dager siden

    Not for sale !$1 mill

  • Rio Gordini
    Rio Gordini4 dager siden

    Unbelievable stupidity!!!! My cars are always hosed off before washing, even when really only dusty! Bonkers!!!

  • Over50andFantabulous
    Over50andFantabulous4 dager siden

    Does the car run is grandma's question.

  • lowball direct
    lowball direct4 dager siden

    So nice to watch. Thank you.