Datsun 280Z - 3.1L Stroker - First drive with new jets
Well, this is the first drive with the new jets in. The progression
circuit was causing trouble before. My idle jets were too small causing the
progression circuit to lean out. Remember: Just because it's CALLED an
idle jet doesn't mean it only controls idle. The other thing is that the
idle mixture screws don't affect the progression circuit, so if your idle
jets are too small, there is no getting around buying new ones.
Now it runs rich, though from here I have a ballpark to start tuning. It's
presently got 135 mains, 185 air correction, 60F9 idle jets.
(Part 3) FAIRLADY Z MONSTER 3.1 TRIPPLE MIKUNI CARBIES
CAR is at Edward Lee's Japanese Auto Centre phone 0297440539
1976 Fairlady Z S30 3.1 Stroker L28 with tripple Solex/Mikuni carbie setup,
electronic ignition, overfenders, 15 inch Watanabies
My 240z on the dyno at Z bash
BTW i have an update video with the 3.1L installed. Just search "240z 3.1L
Stroker (Beta Build)"
I put down a max of 130.5rwhp and torque at about 135ish. L24 tripple 44s
Datsun 280Z w/ L28 3.1L Stroker and Triple Webers
Here is a short video of the Z starting. Just got the idle working right
tonight where before it wouldn't idle down. Throttle response is good
though it goes lean. I have new jets coming to solve that issue.
Sorry for the crappy video. Can't find the cable I needed and so I had to
use some 3rd party app to rip it. For whatever reason, it didn't do
Triple Weber DCOE's Launch
An old clip of my race prepped high compression L28, during testing with my
45mm DCOE's After a summer of tuning, I determined that my set of 40mm
DCOE's were the best match, and the car was 3 tenths of a second quicker
0-60 with them.
360HP STAR ROAD DATSUN FAIRLADY S30Z WALKAROUND
Come and take a closer look at Star Road's insane L28 powered S30Z Fairlady
that is literally the perfect mix of both the old and new schools. I walk
you around the car, showing you the immense amounts of detail that have
gone into it. It is currently developing a screaming naturally aspirated
360hp, revs to 8000rpm and includes one of the most impressive engine bays
you will ever see including a special custom carburettor/injection setup
that is monitored by MoTec engine management and a full Defi system.
You would struggle to find a better modern take on a classic like the
Fairlady anywhere else on the planet.
Visit their perfection here ---- www.starroad.co.jp
And visit www.7tune.com for more information, videos and photos of this
240Z vs. the Ozark Mountains
Some [conservative] horseplay in my 1971 3.1L 240Z before putting my new
race motor away for the winter. This is NOT a performance driving video,
just some fun on an awesome road.
This is first time I've driven the road, so I'm a little more confident
after 3:00. (I found it on Google Earth then trailered my car there.)
Some highlights, since it's not exactly a concise video:
1:55 downhill stretch, crossing Beaver Lake
2:40 more aggressive driving begins
4:00 scared myself a bit
4:40 traffic encountered
5:00 engine vs. open highway
Referenced walk-around video of my L6 motor:
The Datsuns' 'Supergyration' & S30 Z-Car Tribute
Fasten your seat belt and get ready to haul ass. S30 Z cars own the road
on the track, street and strip.
This music is not my property and is being presented here for entertainment
purposes only. 'The Datsuns' are a popular hard rock band from New Zealand
who debuted in the year 2000. 'Supergyration' is one of their earliest
songs, which was also released as a hit single.
For more information about The Datsuns, please visit their website:
Nissan Project 370Z vs 1970 Datsun 240Z with RB26 Track Battle! - The Downshift Episode 54
Many months ago, Nissan asked their fans to help them create the ultimate
370Z track car. They called it Project 370Z. To put it to the test, Nissan
fans were asked to vote for a challenger to compete against it. They chose
a 1970 Datsun 240Z with an RB26 engine transplant built by Gordon MacSwain.
On this episode of The Downshift, we head to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for
an epic David vs Goliath battle between these two amazing machines.
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1971 Datsun 240Z Weber triples.mov
From a set of junk Webers, cleaned, mounted, and tuned (sort of)...pretty
happy considering the "voodoo magic" reputation these have and the fact I
have never worked with them before.