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Z CAR RACING: Patrick’s 350z in the UTSCC!

Filed under: Events,Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 5:39 pm on August 25, 2016


Our friend Patrick Chio continues to race in the US Touring Car Championship (USTCC) with his Nissan 350z that we’ve helped prepare. The events are televised on Final Drive TV with some great commentary and white-knuckle action! Check out Patrick’s report from the last three events here:

2016 UTSCC Report

You can see more of Patrick’s racing history and ZCG car prep HERE. Good luck Patrick you make us proud!


EVENTS: Skyline Track Day at Laguna Seca 11/26!

Filed under: Events,Performance
by Alvin G @ 5:03 pm on August 23, 2016


Attention Skyline and GT-R owners! The Skyline Syndicate in conjunction with NCRC are hosting R’s Day: a unique opportunity to drive your Skyline with 30 other Skylines on the world famous Laguna Seca Raceway!

Registration info can be found HERE


If you have never been to Laguna Seca, here are a few track day reports from us, hope to see you there!
Walt’s GT-R

ZCG at Seca


EVENTS: The ZONC Annual Car Show 9/10

Filed under: Events
by Alvin G @ 3:35 pm on August 22, 2016


The ZONC Annual Car Show will be held on Septemeber 10 in Brisbane, CA.  Pictures from past show’s can be seen HERE with more details and registration below:

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The Gimlet: Kevin’s 1973 Datsun 240z

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Maintenance,Performance
by Alvin G @ 4:03 pm on August 12, 2016

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In 2011, the engine inside the “Gimlet” was tired. The owner, Kevin, wanted to keep the 2.4L block that came with his 240z so we built a 2.7L using his existing block. This is a Rebello specialty for customers that want to keep their L24 block.

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The engine/transmission were removed and prepped:

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We installed a JWT aluminum flywheel and HD clutch:

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Engine re-assembly time!

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The triple Webers were re-jetted for the 2.7L:

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A new tach tach adaptor so his tachometer would work with new ignition items like the MSD box:

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We bring up this build from 2011 because we recently saw Kevin for the first time and in the 5 years that’s elapsed he put 3500 miles on the Z. C’mon Kev, you gotta Enjoy The Ride and put some real miles on her!  Here is the 2.7L all buttoned up and back in the Gimlet:

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This time we refreshed the clutch hydraulics, fixed a couple of things in the suspension and performed an alignment.  Long Live The Z!

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EVENTS: Wednesday Night Drags report

Filed under: Events,Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 5:58 pm on August 8, 2016


We had a very impressive turnout of ZCG customers and friends at the Wednesday Night Fun drags 8/3! Rob was running his 300zx Twin-Turbo and despite very warm temps pulled a 11.5 @ 125mph with a 1.8 60-ft.

Josh and Andy drove their  VW Bug and Mazda RX-4 Wagon, respectively:

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Phan ran his sweet NSX pulling a quick 14.2:


This RD Engineering R35 ran a 9.90 @ 149mph!



Rasheed B’s recently twin-turbo’d 2015 Nismo 370z ran a 12.8:


John T and his 300zx Twin-Turbo made it all the way to finals and won a trophy for Runner-Up! Way to go John!

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This was Carlos S’ first time at the drags with his 2015 R35 GT-R. He made a fantastic pass of 10.74 @ 129mph run! Unfortunately this resulted in Carlos being kicked off the track:( Next time!

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Come out with us next time for the Wednesday Night Fun drags as it is certainly an experience that all enthusiasts can appreciate!


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