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    I've owned 13 Z-Cars over the years, the 1970 240Z since 1979. I also currently own a 1984 300ZX turbo.
  1. The Z Car Club of Rochester NY is pleased to present MOTOR FEST 2014 three fun filled days of activities for the automotive enthusiast to be held the weekend of July 18-20, 2014! As in the past, this is a charity event with this year's beneficiary the Dream Factory of Rochester. Learn more about them here: Dream Factory of Rochester - Make a Child's Dream Come True The R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center is the host hotel for the event. The RIT I&CC is conveniently located near NYS Thruway exit 46 and Interstate 390 just south of Rochester NY. A special room rate of $109 per night is available to our guests upon request. See more about the RIT Inn and Conference Center here: RIT Inn & Conference Center | Maps / Directions . Our Schedule: FRI 7/18: Kickoff party 6pm at the host hotel. ( RIT Inn & Conference Center ). SAT 7/19: Morning road rally from the hotel to Watkins Glen International, ( Watkins Glen International - Watkins Glen International ),three laps on the track. Stops on the way back for wineries, antiquing, lunch. SAT EVENING 7/19: Dinner buffet in the hotel ballroom followed by a charity auction. Screening of Dave Levinson's film "Some People Collect Stamps" of the 1971 SCCA runoffs. After the film a live concert in the ballroom by the Josie Waverly Band (Josie Waverly ? Official Site ). SUN 7/20: 7th Annual Jonathan Krenzer Memorial car & motorcycle show at the Elks Lodge 1066 Jackson Road Webster NY. The car show will still be at the Elks Lodge in nearby Webster NY. On display will be 240Zs HLS30-00006 (the original BSR #33), 00008 (the Hot Wheels Asphalt Attack car), 000013 (the first Z sold to the public) AND Ron Carter's tribute of the BRE #46 240Z as well as Dave Levinson's BRE 510 tribute car. Also several Z, 510 and NASCAR race cars never seen before in a show. Here is the registration form with complete information: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2014_ZCCR_Motorfest_Registration.pdf Here is the car show poster: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2014_ZCCR_MOTORFEST_web.pdf Updated information can be found on ZCCR's website (ZCCR Site) OR on our Facebook page (Zccr Z Car Club of Rochester). Please plan on joining us! It's sure to be THE Z event of the summer!
  2. Any strut bar makes a difference, the Cusco looks great as well. When I restored my '70 I also put in MSA's beefier front AND REAR sway bars. Working with the strut bar, the car tracks much tighter, it is a noticiable improvement. Those strut towers really flex with the 240's thin sheet metal. The 240Z did not come with a rear sway bar, although the '73s had the brackets for them. If you like to drive enthusiastically, I highly recommend the sway and strut bars.
  3. Thanks! I've since swapper the MSA strut bar pictured with a Cusco, looks much better.
  4. Not stock but looks awesome. And I do believe that black will dissipate heat a bit faster. Here's my 1970 #3833.
  5. One week away! LotZ of classic Z vintage race cars on display! HLS30-0006 (Toronto Auto Show model dented car, BSR #38), 1975 BSR #33 240Z (Posey GTU champ), 1968 BRE 510, HLS30-00013 (first Z available to the public), HLS30-00008 (Jan '70 Road & Track cover car, Speakman Daytona car) AND MORE. The three oldest known North American 240Zs in existence, in one place at the same time. When will you get another chance to see that? http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2012HIDRegistration.pdf http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/AICSweb_poster.jpg
  6. The heater box assembly itself is the same '70-'73. If your heater core is bad, a radiator shop can repair it. In fact, have it refreshed NOW while the box is out of the car! I have a complete heater box assembly from a '73. Email me: jrt3833@hotmail.com if interested.
  7. I'm looking for the plastic seat recliner covers for a 1977/78 280Z, NOT the earlier flimsy covers from 1972-76 cars. No cracks or damage. Need the driver side but will take both. Please respond to jrt3833@hotmail.com . Thanks.
  8. Three days of fun-filled automotive fun! Over 300 vehicles! Historic Datsuns on display! Road Rally! Casino Night! Read all about it! Complete event, hotel and registration information HERE: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2012HIDRegistration.pdf
  9. The Z Car Club of Rochester presents: Hot Import DayZ - three days of fun-filled car events! Friday July 13 - Kickoff Party Saturday July 14 - Road Rally through the scenic NYS Finger Lakes Region Saturday July 14 - Evening CASINO NIGHT at the host hotel Sunday July 15 - 5th Annual Jonathan Krenzer Memorial All Import Car & Motorcycle Show Complete event details, hotel and registration information HERE: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2012HIDRegistration.pdf
  10. That's not a beige interior, it's dirty white. Nissan didn't offer a beige interior on the 240Z. From everything I see, it's a 131,000 mile car all day long. But it still seems to be fairly solid for the asking price in SoCal, it would be more in the northeast. Good Luck!
  11. Our worst nightmare. I thank the stars that you survived. Your Z gave it's life for you. Now, go get another!
  12. I am in need of the lower steering column for a 240Z, the part with the u-joint that attaches to the rack. U-joint must be TIGHT, no slop or excessive play. Please reply to jrt3833@hotmail.com. Thanks.
  13. The Z Car Club of Rochester is pleased to again host the All Import Car Show Weekend from Friday July 8 to Sunday July 10, 2011. The centerpiece of the weekend is the 4th Annual Jonathan Krenzer Memorial All Import Car Show on Saturday July 9 which for the first time will feature custom vehicles of all import brands from around the world. Italian, German, British, Swedish, Korean, Japanese and more will all be featured with awards in multiple categories. In keeping with tradition, there will be separate classes specifically dedicated to Datsun/Nissan Z-Cars. The event schedule: FRI 7/8/11: Evening Kickoff Party at the host hotel Holiday Inn Banquet Room. Food and beverage provided by ZCCR. SAT 7/9/11: All Import Car Show at the Elks Lodge, 1066 Jackson Road, Webster NY, 14580. 10am-4pm SAT 7/9/11: Evening dinner/entertainment/raffle at the Holiday Inn. SUN 7/10/11: Road Rally from the host hotel through the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York. Stops of interest along the way. Stop at Watkins Glen International Raceway for three laps around the track in your car. After laps, stop in the quaint village of Watkins Glen NY for lunch, shopping, antiquing, etc. AREA HOTELS: * Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Host Hotel) Special rate of $99 per night, includes hot breakfast, must request Z Car Club group rate. 860 Holt Road Webster, NY 14580 P. 585-872-0900 F. 585-872-2350 WWW.HIEXPRESS.COM/WEBSTERNY OTHER AREA HOTELS: * Hampton Inn, 878 Hard Rd., Webster NY 14580, (585)671-2050 * Fairfield Inn by Mariott, 915 Hard Rd., Webster NY 14580, (585)671-1500 * Super 8 Motel, 2450 Empire Blvd., Webster NY 14580, (585)671-6990 Holiday Inn Express, 2200 Goodman St. N., Rochester NY 14609, (585)342-0430 Hampton Inn Irondequoit, 1323 E. Ridge Rd., Rochester NY 14621 (585)339-3500 HERE is the event REGISTRATION FORM: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2011_ZCCR_AICS_Registration_Form.pdf Proceeds from this event will be donated to charity. For more information, visit www.zccr.net
  14. The Z Car Club of Rochester presents our All Import Car Show & Watkins Glen Rally Weekend Details: ALL import brands to be showcased, from bone stock to full custom, vintage to modern, fantastic rides from all over the globe will be represented! Schedule of Events: Friday 7/8/11, 6:00pm: Kickoff Party @ Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites-860 Holt Road, Webster, NY, 14580, (585) 872-0900 Hotel . Discounted rooms available, mention “Z Car Club” group. Saturday 7/9/11, 9am-4pm: 4th Annual Jonathan Krenzer Memorial All Import Car Show @ Webster/Fairport Elks Lodge, 1066 Jackson Rd., Webster, NY, 14580. Multi-Class participant choice voting, $15 entry per car. Spectator admission FREE. Raffles, music, food, prizes, vendors and more. Special display of historic race cars. Saturday 7/9/10, 6pm: BBQ banquet dinner & entertainment @ the Holiday Inn. Sunday 7/10/11, 8am: Road Rally from the Holiday Inn through the scenic, twisty roads of the Finger Lakes region of New York State to Watkins Glen International Raceway. Take 3 laps on the historic track in YOUR car, then on to the quaint village of Watkins Glen for lunch, shopping and more. To Register: http://www.zccr.net/main/Uploaded/2011_ZCCR_AICS_Registration_Form.pdf Complete information at www.zccr.net or contact: Mike Noonan: gotmoxz@frontiernet.net or 585-943-4400 Frank McGinley: fmcginl1@rochester.rr.com or 585-743-8735
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