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UPDATE: Celebrity Guest at Bayline Show 7/1/12!!!

Filed under: Events
by Alvin G @ 10:59 am on June 27, 2012

This Sunday’s Bayline Japanese Vintage Car gathering will be an epic meet of Skylines and cool J-tin. To make it even sweeter a celebrity guest will be visiting the show…none other than “Skyline Mary” from Nissan’s television ads in the early 70’s!

For a little history on Ken and Mary check out Jeff Koch’s story over at Hemmings.

Don’t forget to join our South Bay caravan to the show by meeting us at ZCarGarage at 8am on Sunday!





Bayline Meet Next Sunday!

Filed under: Events
by Alvin G @ 2:02 am on June 24, 2012


We are now just 1 week away from the largest vintage Skyline and Japanese car gathering!
Interested in driving to the show with fellow Datsun owners? Join us by meeting at ZCarGarage on Sunday morning at 8:00am sharp!

ZCarGarage
140 Archer St.
San Jose, 95112

The folks at HJCG are hosting a pre-1986 vintage Japanese car gathering on 7/1/12 in San Leandro, CA. The organizers are also trying to bring all Skyline owners to the show so this should be the first, if not the largest group of Hakosukas in one place!





Sweet Update: Randy’s 240z

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 11:20 pm on June 23, 2012

Last year we helped Randy M finish restoring his ultra nice 240z and we are pleased to report that the Z was featured in the July 2012 issue of Classic Motorsports Magazine.

That’s Randy in the driver’s seat. Congratulations!





The Gift of Boost: Lora’s ST 350z

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 10:00 pm on June 16, 2012

Lora and her husband Chris are motorsports fans. Chris has a dedicated rock/crawler and Lora loves her Z33. Since she enjoys trackdays and twisty roads her husband gave her the gift of boost: a Turbonetics single turbo kit! ZCG installed the kit and added a GTM oil cooler plus a few other goodies.

Before boost and after boost!

JWT clutch/flywheel, old exhaust system, and  modified exhaust with new NISMO muffler.

Below you can see more details of the kit including turbo placement, exhaust crossover pipe, FMIC, and intake routing:

At just over 7lbs boost Lora’s Z made 376hp/390tq to the wheels!

We can’t think of a better gift to give your loved one, especially if they are like Lora and love to Enjoy to the Ride!





Nick’s G35

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 11:45 am on June 12, 2012


Nick K is a really enthusiastic guy and had no problem with driving all the way from Sacramento to have is G35 tuned at ZCG. He installed almost every bolt-on you can throw at a G all by himself, but he felt that it still needed more power.  The high-mileage car produced 245hp/220tq at the wheels with all of the mods Nick installed:

With Rob’s UPREV tuning the G picked up 17hp/20tq with much smoother power delivery!





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