northernz

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northernz last won the day on May 5 2015

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    240z
  • About my Cars
    1970 240 Z, build date DEC 1970, Serial number
    HLS30-15721.4th owner.

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    HLS30-15721

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  1. Here's my first Zed at the 1980 Knox Mountain Hillclimb in Kelowna B.C. Canada's longest running motorsport event! The local part store ran out of Yellow Trem Clad rattle cans so I had to paint the hood and home made airdam blue!
  2. Apparently the 400Z is coming! https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/news/next-nissan-z-could-be-called-400z-arrives-next-year/ar-AAJe69R?li=AAggFp0
  3. Wonder if they will fit under stock steel wheels?
  4. Wow, you do nice work! Going to be a very nice setup!
  5. Thanks for the offer, I'll let you know via pm!
  6. Those honeycomb filters look like the perfect compromise, I really like the look of them.The heat shield works very well for radiant energy off the headers, just using the back of my hand I can feel the difference in temp above and below the shield. Your set up looks great!
  7. Another good idea! Thanks, I should have started this thread a while ago!
  8. No offense taken! Thats a good idea!
  9. Hey Grannyknot, I talked to Eiji at Spirit Datsun about a filter setup, he said "where am I driving, the Sahara?"! Doesn't use them at all on his car. I think I will get some socks to filter big particles if I'm going on a road trip. We tied to keep the mechanical linkage for the throttle, but it was really too much bother, would of had to replace the throttle shaft . I'll look at the routing for the cable, we tried to keep a gentle curve so the cable wouldn't bind. The fuel lines around the sump are not too pretty, but I wanted the sump to make it easier to revert to stock setup.
  10. Well, all my pictures are out of sequence! Everything went pretty smoothly, thanks to my buddy Nabeil, We are still tuning, will be putting it on a dyno on Sept 12th! I will post some pictures with the wiring finished and loomed.
  11. Hi all, decided to share my recent install of Datsun Spirit ITB's. Got tired of fiddling with the SU's and I always liked the look of 6 velocity stacks on these engines. A friend at work loves my car, but he is a young guy who likes modern stuff! He tried to get me to swap in an RB26, we compromised on ITB's. He provided his garage and his labour for the privilege of working on the car! The motor is bored out 85mm, 280Z crank, 268 comp cam with a street port and polish, it was always very finicky with the SU's, for some reason the weather seemed to affect the way it ran and idled, and it always ran rich even with nozzles turned down to only a 1/2 turn from closed. Anyway that is all history! Several thousand dollars saw delivery of an ECU masters Classic black ECU, ECU masters wiring harness ( very good value, all labelled for each coil, injector and sensor for about 110 US),Burton fuel sump which allows retention of all fuel lines and mechanical pump,One Six Industries crank angle sensor, Patton Machine coil bracket, F150 coils, and of course the beautiful Jenvey ITB's, manifold, injectors and Datsun Spirit designed heat shield. M 20190812_115804.mp4
  12. My 12/70 #15721 has a #2 hood, reinforced corners, no holes beside hood release and angled release lever.
  13. https://driving.ca/nissan/features/feature-story/the-future-of-the-gt-r-and-z-are-in-good-hands-at-nissan An interesting interview with Hiroshi Tamura, chief product specialist for GTR and Nismo.