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Project240z.com and the car are for sale!

With my recent acquisition I’m going to have to clear out the garage of all of my Datsun parts and cars to make room for a few other vehicles. I’m...

Missing Piston Alert!

Can you spot the problem in this photo? Status: Motor is once again out of the car, and I’m pretty confident it won’t be going back into any car….. ever…....

Removing the busted motor

On August 12th 2007 the P240z took it’s maiden autocross voyage, and promptly killed the motor. On 9/30 I removed the motor

The 240Z has life?

So I’m back from Topeka Kansas, I was there for a week attending the SCCA Solo Nationals. It was an interesting week. I didn’t place as high as I would...

A day late, dollar short? LS1?

Well, I was excited when I got up this morning. I thought i was going to go look at a LS1 motor for the 240z… But as of a few...

Parts car, JunkMyCar.com!

I filled out a form this morning on www.junkmycar.com to have the Parts car removed. Hoping that they will call me and schedule it to be picked up on Saturday...

Who needs a steering wheel?

Over the time working on the 240Z we had various problems getting the steering wheel mounted in the car properly. The steering column threads wouldn’t allow the Nut that I...

Project240Z Post Traumatic Stress Analysis

I went out to the garage tonight with the hopes of trying to figure out what went wrong on Sunday. I was going to take the valve cover off and...

Bad things oil and antifreeze don't mix

So I’m in the garage. Pulled the drain plug on the motor, out comes antifreeze, then oil… bad things