Category Archives: 240Z Project

240Z: NOS splash guard panel

It seems like currently nice parts are looking for me, rather then i’m looking for them 🙂 But lets start at the beginning. The garage-build is coming along nicely, with temporary lighting now installed: With the House-build as a first … Continue reading

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240Z: FET Intake manifold disassembly

I haven’t got much to show you honestly. The House / Workshop / Garage build is coming along nicely and keeps me distracted from the car projects. And that for at least another 6 months. And the panelbeater is recovering … Continue reading

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240Z: Triple Mikuni Solex PHH S5 Carbs FTW!

I randomly seem to stumble on nice stuff by accident. I always dreamed about triple Mikunis for my Z, but i thought that in the current situation with the house project, work and other things going strong, i save them … Continue reading

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240Z: Grille pieces straightening II

While having all the grille pieces disassembled, i thought i better take advantage of it and straighten all the pieces before i have them zinc-plated. So i pulled out my best (nonexistant) panel-beater skills and hammered the parts as straight … Continue reading

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240Z: Front grille preparation

Upon closer inspection of the grille, i realized the already some rust has appeared at the places where matal rubs on metal: So i decided to better have all the non-aluminum pieces completely disassembled and zinc plated. That’s why i … Continue reading

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240Z / Garage: 240Z Banner / Flag

While browsing the web for a few nice deals, i stumbled upon something which finally arrived at my door today. A huge Datsun 240Z Banner / Flag with a nice Japanese theme, showing some Cherry blossoms and snowy montains along … Continue reading

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240Z: Niles Cigarette lighter with Thermometer

While strolling the webs for good parts deals i stumbled upon this:  A  Niles Cigarette lighter with a built-in Thermometer. It’s so useless and so japanese in a way, i couldn’t resist. It was only a few bucks and i … Continue reading

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240Z: Radiator surrounding Panel shroud

Today i got one of my ebay ad finds: The plastic radiator surrounding Panel / shroud. It’s a bit rough around the edges, has a lot of black paint stains, but overall it’s in great shape and the price was … Continue reading

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240Z: Grille test fit assembly & fine-tuning

So since i have all my parts for the grille now, i thought it’s time to puzzle them together. Here we got the single pieces: First test fir assembly (works nice with a cushion below). Looks a bit out of … Continue reading

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240Z: Origina Microfiches & User manual copy

Got some stuff today which i found lately for sale online. First a set of original Nissan Parts manual Microfiches from a German workshop liquidation. So it’s the european Parts manual. Unfortunately one page (body) is missing, but since i … Continue reading

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