Datsun 240Z Restoration Project
Slideshow of restoration project for my one-owner 1971 Datsun 240Z. This is a Series 1 car with a build date of 12/70. It has a 1st-gen. BRE "Spook" on the front, used only in 1970 competition. Light cosmetic mods, pure stock drivetrain. Update 08/2015: Z Car Club Association National Convention in Memphis TN awarded the car 1st place - 240Z Street Modified, Best Exterior, Best Engine, Best of Show, Gold Cup trophy.
1971 Datsun 240Z 3.3 liter Straight six 376rwhp Pure Sound
Engine: - Rebello-built 3.3-liter L-series block - Max Power: 376rwhp, Max Torque: 281ft-lb - OS Giken TC24-B1Z DOHC cylinder head - 3x Solex 50mm carburetors - Z Car Garage custom equal-length header - Z Car Garage custom 3-inch stainless steel Exhaust system - Nissan Competition oil pan - MSD 6-AL ignition - Koyo race radiator Drivetrain: - 240SX 5-speed manual transmission - OS Giken TS3A clutch & flywheel - R180 differential with OS Giken Super Lock LSD - Ermish Racing CV axle conversion kit Suspension/Brakes: - Z Car Garage adjustable coilovers - T3 tension rods - Arizona Z Car rear lower control arms - Motorsport Auto sway bars - Z Car Garage big brake kit with 4-piston calipers and 328mm rotors Wheels/Tires: - Panasport Racing C8 17×8-inch - 255/40R17 Bridgestone Potenza RE-71 R tires Exterior: - Fully restored exterior - One-piece rear bumper - JDM taillights - Nissan Super Black paint by William’s Auto Body Interior: - Original restored interior - Custom rollcage with low profile door bars - Recaro Specialist seats - Carpet & trim by Bascom Trim & Upholstery
Bad ass datsun 240z unloading from trailer
240z coming home finally
Datsun 240z build - 40 weeks in 4 minutes
Slideshow of our 10 month build of a road going 240z into a tarmac rally car.