Ross P 1978 Datsun 280Z 2dr Coupe

"You own how many Automobiles???" 56. Nissan Car Crazy.

My name is Ross. I am from Nova Scotia and have lived in Greater Halifax for the past 25 years. Back in 1969 when I was 3 years old, I remember my parents buying me a 1974 Datsun 260Z, a matchbox diecast car (Whiz Wheels) from Bayers Road Shopping Centre. Never forgot that car. Over the next 40 years I ended up collecting about 10K small little cars which are proudly displayed in my basement. Many of them examples or great Datsun/Nissan cars & trucks. In my late 20's, while working in the US, I met a guy in Pennsylvania who had collected 'real cars'( AMC Javelins) and he got me hooked on collecting the larger sized machines. My wife of 30 years always thanks Todd when we go visit them stateside! It was on my 32nd birthday(March 15th, 1998) that my second love began. I purchased a 1992 Nissan 300ZXTT from a car dealer in Vancouver. I happened to be there on business, took it for a real good test drive down the Fraser Highway and had it shipped back home. This would be my 'baby' for 250K KM of driving until one fateful day in January 2012, when up on a hoist getting new turbos installed a friend stopped by and said 'hey I'd like to buy a BlackTT, do you know of any for sale? In a weak moment I said, how about mine? and it was done. I really miss that Z. Since buying that first Z I ended up helping start the Atlantic Canadian Datsun/Nissan auto club and have purchased the following 'real cars' since. They are still in my collection! Thanks Hagerty for all you do for the car collector hobby. Car crazy for Nissan! Ross.

1. 1998 Nissan 200SX SER

2. 1992 Nissan 300ZX TT

3. 1970 Datsun 510

4. 1976 Toyota Corolla SR5(had to tuck this on the list! its a sister)

5. 1976 Datsun 280Z (PINK)

6. 1979 Datsun 200SX

7. 1987 Nissan 200SX VG30(not sold in Canada)

8. 1983 Datsun 200SX (my daily driver in the summertime!)

9. 1984 Nissan 300ZXT

10.1986 Nissan 200SX

11. 1971 Datsun 510

12. 2003 Nissan Murano

13. 1978 Datsun B210GX

14. 2005 Nissan XTrail

15. 2005 Nissan XTrail

16. 2005 Nissan XTrail (what can I say, I love these!!)

17. 1969 Toyota Corona(slip this in too, very rare 2dr coupe)

18. 1978 Datsun 280Z

19. 1976 Datsun 280Z

20. 1978 Datsun 280Z

21. 1977 Datsun 280Z

22. 1975 Datsun 280Z

23. 1974 Datsun 260Z 2+2

24. 1974 Datsun 260Z (MY WHIZ WHEELS Z from 1969!!!)

25-50. 2001-2004 Nissan Sentras. Lots of Sentras, including SER's and regular 4drs. Its a disease really.

Of mention I also have these in my collection:

1. 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

2. 1984 Chevrolet Z24

3. 1966 Chevrolet C10

4. 1995 Chevrolet Beretta

5. 1994 Chevrolet Beretta

6. 1991 Mercury Capri

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