Category Archives: 240Z Project

240Z: Another two books about the Fairlady Z arrived

Well yeah, i have yet another two new books to add to my ever evolving list of Z-related books i have to read and translate when i find some time. 1) Fairlady Z Story and history, Vol. 1 – The … Continue reading

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240Z: Rear lower valance comparison

So lately i had the opportunity to compare my two rear lower valances which i had.. The first one i got from MSA (not sure who is the manufacturer. and the second one which i bought later from Auto Panel … Continue reading

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240Z: Another visit to the Bodyshop

Last week i visited my Bodyshop guy to discuss a few next steps and details and make a payment for that 🙂  I got promised that work should continue by the end of this week. Nothing special to show you, … Continue reading

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240Z: Passenger floor pan in, pt 1

So, My panelbeater started work on the passenger side floors. Those hungarian-made floor pans came in.. before: After: Still have to be welded etc. but overall fitment looks nice. Here is the bottom side fitment together with the NOS frame … Continue reading

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240Z: Driver side lower side frame fixed

Just another update from my Metal-wizard. The driver side lower frame has been cutout. A new piece has been fabricated. And now it’s back in. I guess the next big part will be the LH rear quarter and inner wheel … Continue reading

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240Z: Spare wheel well back in

Got some more news from my bodyshop. Nothing big, but another step closer to a finished shell. The spare wheel well is back in and primered with rust protection and also sealed:

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240Z: Mr. K Book & Competition steering wheel arrived

After a long time i got some parts for my Z-project again. The first item is a book about Yutaka “Mr. K Katayama”. Some people think that his role with the Z is a bit overrated by the average media. … Continue reading

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240Z: Rear lower valance welded on

Good news. My bodyshop guy is back at work with my car. First he welded back the sandblasted rea bumper mounting brackets: Then the inside of the trunk floor got sanded and painted with rust protection: Before the rear lower … Continue reading

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240Z: Rear bumper brackets sandblasted

Finally, a lifesign from the bodyshop. Nothing big. But the little update came along a promise that he will contune work on the car again soon. Which makes me quite a bit happy. Today he got the brackets for the … Continue reading

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240Z: Back to work

Yeah it has been way too long since a last project update. The garage is still far from done, but it’s slowly getting there (more on that in an other post). Last week i got the EK9 in it’s new … Continue reading

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