1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build is back with another update 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 this episode Chris shows off the 240Z and takes measurements of the BMW V10 … Read more

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1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build started a new project series where the goal is to swap a 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a wrecked 2007 BMW M5 into a 1973 Datsun 240Z. In this episode Chris goes over the BMW M5 he purchased from Copart and starts disassembly. You can also watch part … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a Turbo LS1 V8

1972 Datsun 240Z with a Turbo LSx V8

This 1972 Datsun 240Z was built by SOS Customz in Oceanside, California. The car rides on a strengthened chassis and custom subframe with CXRacing adjustable coilovers and drilled/slotted rotors with four-piston calipers in front and two-piston calipers in the rear. Power comes from a 5.7 L LS1 V8 connected to a 4L60E four-speed automatic transmission. … Read more

1971 Datsun 240Z with a SR20DET Inline-Four

1971 Datsun 240Z with a SR20DET Inline-Four

Dominic Le from Chasing Js stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his 1971 Datsun 240Z. The red coupe is powered by a 2.0 L SR20DET inline-four from a Nissan S13. The engine features a ported head, CP forged pistons, Manley rods, Tomei Poncam camshafts, ID1000 injectors, and a custom Apex GTX3071R turbocharger. It … Read more

1973 Datsun 240Z with a Twin-Turbo VQ37 V6

1973 Datsun 240Z with a Twin-Turbo VQ37 V6

This 1973 Datsun 240Z was built by built by Fever Racing in Tampa, Florida made its debut at SEMA 2017. They started by replacing the 2.4 L L24 inline-six with a 3.7 L VQ37VHR V6 thanks to McKinney Motorsports VQ35 swap kit. The team expects the built V6 to produce 1,000+ horsepower at 8,000+ rpm … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a VR38DETT

1971 Datsun 240Z with a VR38DETT V6

This 1971 Datsun 240Z was built by PACE Innovations Yatala, Queensland for professional drifter Joel Dimmack. Under the carbon fiber hood sits a 3.8 L VR38DETT V6 with two Garrett GTX3076R Gen2 turbochargers. The engine runs on E85 fuel fed through Bosch 1000 cc injectors controlled by a MoTeC M150 ECU. The team expects the … Read more