Category Archives: 240Z Project

240Z: Moustache bar assembly

Yeah it has been a while since i worked on the car myself. but i decided it’s time to assemble all the small bits and pieces into “subassemblies” wherever possible. Last week i worked on the moustache bar. So here … Continue reading

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240Z: Datsun (Suisse) SA Information Brochure & 1400 Leaflet

Finding historic Information on the Nissan Motor corporation  Japan and USA is relatively easy, since there are archives full of information and a lot of books around it. Finding specific information on smaller countries history regarding the “Datsun” Brand is … Continue reading

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240Z: Optional Foorest Rubber replicas arrived

A while ago i found an used optional passenger footrest for the 240Z and got it. Unfortunately the original rubbers were beyond repair. Lucky that’s where RIP260Z stepped in and offered to have them re-printed, since he made some of … Continue reading

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240Z: NOS Multifunctional switch arrived

A week or so my buddy Stefan asked me if i’m interested in a NOS multifunctional steering wheel switch for the Z. Don’t ask me where he found it. I wasn’t really planning on buying such an item, but who … Continue reading

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240Z: The shell is back at home (temporary)

Last week i got a bit of an unexpected Phone call. My bodyshop got himself a personal project which he wants to finish and needs the space, so i had to get my car back to my home temporary.  So … Continue reading

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240Z: Engine stripping and Garage cleanup

So with every day the small bits and pieces at the house are more and more finalized and slowly i start to have more time (and money) for the car again. I rather do one thing, but that right, instead … Continue reading

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240Z: Transmission Manuals arrived

The covid crisis apparently gives me too much time to browse the online classifieds for nice stuff. so i stumbled upon a german Ex-nissan dealer who had a lot of old manuals for sale. Luckily he had a set of … Continue reading

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240Z: NOS splash panels / Mud guards arrived

I stumbled across some cool parts once again. This time in Germany (online, since borders are closed due to the COVID crisis). Luckily the parcel-services still work international 🙂 This time i found a set of NOS splash panels / … Continue reading

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240Z: New Panels arrived from Bogota

Lately it seems like more and more companies are making panels for the 240Z and other japanese classics. great 🙂 A while a go a guy contacted me to discuss the market situation and i suggested to make some panels … Continue reading

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240Z: Another visit to the bodyshop (Lots of test-fitting)

Thanks to the Covid-19 crisis my Bodyshop had to close for the time beeing, since he has trouble getting all the stuff he needs atm. Nevertheless i was able to visit him today, deliver a few small bits and pieces … Continue reading

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