1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 9

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project was to restore the 240Z and install 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In the episodes below Chris test fits and mounts the body, designs the roll cage, works on driveshaft alignment, … Read more

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 8

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project was to restore the 240Z and install 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In the episodes below Chris builds engine mounts, installs alternator, and the V10. Source: B is for Build

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 7

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project was to restore the 240Z and install 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In the episodes below Chris installs the front suspension, body, and test fits the V10. Source: B is for … Read more

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 6

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project was to restore the 240Z and install 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. However a tow truck driver unloading a vehicle caused damage to the 240Z body shell. While Chris awaits the … Read more

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 5

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project is to restore the 240Z and install 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In these videos Chris strips the 240Z down and cuts the body into pieces. Then he finishes the rear … Read more

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 4

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project is to restore the 240Z and install a 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In these videos Chris builds the custom frame and jigs for the front and rear subframes. Source: B … Read more