Category Archives: 240Z Knowledge posts

240Z: Factory Transmissions knowledge, overview, Options and Specs

Here we go with another knowledge post. This time: Transmission. I collected A LOT of information about transmissions over the past few months and put them all together into one single post. Much information is floating around the internet but … 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 Passenger Footrest knowledge

Just a little update on the passenger Footrest i obtained just a few weeks ago from the interwebs. It gathered some interest by some people over at classiczcars and i got some inputs which i’d like to share with you. … Continue reading

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240Z: Nissan Sports and rallye Transmission Manual

On my task to update my transmission guide with some missing information and correct some wrong data (still need to get that done) i figured out there was a book called “Nissan Sports and Rallye Transmission Manual” from Nissan Japan. … Continue reading

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240Z: Rear hatch window investigation, Race & Rallye magazine

Time for another update. I lately stumbled on the Nissan / Datsun USA Technical service bulletin about the change of the hatch window rear defroster lines from Vertical to horizontal: Since i had been wondering why my cars (which were … Continue reading

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240Z: Swiss sales brochure

I realized i never shared the swiss 240Z Sales brochure which i got from my good friend Stefan a while ago. and thought it’s upon time. These are scans from above original printed sales brochure which he found and donated … Continue reading

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240Z: Rubber vs Polyurethane T/C Rod bushings comparison

Time for a little more knowledge today 🙂 After i posted pictures from my T/C rod bushings in various forum-threads, people replied that i should swap to rubber in the back. After discussing a few topics i figoured out that … Continue reading

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OTHER: Parts Tumblering knowledge & How-to.

I didn’t invent it, but im probably one of a few using a parts-tumbler to clean small car parts. But what is it? I often get asked how to use the procedure properly, so here’s a little description. 1. ABOUT … Continue reading

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240Z: Windows ARGIC EuroCodes

In 1993, big Glass-manufacturers Saint-Gobain, Pilkington and Belron decided to create a universal identification code for all glasses and accessories fitted on vehicles that have been, are and will be circulating on the European Market. The Organization is called ARGIC … Continue reading

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240Z: TABCO vs Klokkerholm & other Rear quarter panels Comparison

One of the most problematic area in any 240Z restauration are the rear quarter panels. The problem is, that during the years it has most probably been repaired with cheap patches and a ton of bondo. Even the so called … Continue reading

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