1970 Datsun 240Z

1970 Datsun 240Z

This 240Z is what we’d call a survivor. It sports the original paint and is largely unmolested. Since our plan is to keep the patina and originality of the car intact, we’ll be taking a unique approach to the work on this car.

Latest updates

Sep
29
Sep 29, 2008
Digging Into Datsun Details

During the last year, we have been slowly sorting a few things on our 240Z and breaking in our new engine.

Jun
05
Jun 5, 2007
Running of the Z

While the 240z was on display at the Classic Motorsports Mitty Presented by Mazda, sorting continues. Lately, we've been looking at the final drive and tuning.

May
16
May 16, 2007
Shifting Gears With the 240Z

The 240Z makes a pilgrimage to the Mitty, thanks to a new engine and five-speed.

Apr
19
Apr 19, 2007
The Datsun Recieves a New Heart

As promised, we have updated our 1970 Datsun with a bit more power.

Sep
01
Sep 1, 2006
We Can't Leave Well Enough Alone

With our 240Z almost complete, we decide to go for more power.

Jul
05
Jul 5, 2005
More Touch-ups for the Z

We touch up our 240Z with matching paint.

Jun
27
Jun 27, 2005
Work on the 240Z Progresses

Treating rust, replacing seals, working down the list.

May
17
May 17, 2005
Out, Rust Spot

We get tough on rust.

May
10
May 10, 2005
Some Suspension Love

Koni shocks and sport springs find their way onto our 240Z.

May
10
May 10, 2005
New Seats for the Z

We get new seats and a parts car

Apr
19
Apr 19, 2005
Work Begins on Our 240Z

We get started on our 1970 Datsun 240Z

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