Category Archives: 240Z Project

240Z: Chassis before blasting

Instead of sanding / wire-wheeling off the whole car and have a chassis whith all kind of materials, colours and patches at the end. Some reader-input got me thinking a bit after my last post about the chassis. I thought … Continue reading

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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: Chassis stripping part 1

While the Z is at my place, my Bodyshop gave me some homework: To completely strip the chassis from all the seam sealer, undercoating, bondo and paint so that it’s easier for him to remove old welds and weld new … Continue reading

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240Z: Project state update 2020

As a regular reader you may have noticed the lack of real updates on the Z project over the last few years. My Teacher in primary school always told me “do one thing by the time, but that well” and … Continue reading

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240Z: Looking for inner rear Fender LH & Air vent Channel LH

I’m still looking for two (prefereable NOS) panels to complete the 240Z Chassis. IF you have those parts and are willing to sell, or if you know somebody, please contact me by any possible way!! thanks in Advance. 1) The … Continue reading

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240Z: L24 / L20A Engine Service manual arrived

As usual, progress is slow but steady. So this week something arrived which i’ve ordered over two months ago, but was delayed due to COVID-19. I mainly bought it because it had a slight water-damage and was almost for free. … Continue reading

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240Z; Fuel filler protecting panel arrived

Today this little panel arrived: It’s there to protect the fuel filler neck that goes to the tank And is installed in the RH wheel housing. Just a small little bit that was missing and another piece of the puzzle: … Continue reading

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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 corporationĀ  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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