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EVENTS: Holiday Fun Run!

Filed under: Events,Performance
by Alvin G @ 5:17 pm on December 27, 2017


Our friend Glenn Chiou organized a local fun run yesterday. We had a blast tearing up the backroads with 7 Datsuns. The run started in Downtown Saratoga up HWY 9 to 35 and to Alice’s where we met with another roadster owner. At the vista point on 35 we were stoked to see another Z car had joined us by luck!

 
 

From Alice’s we drove down 84 and took a welcome detour via Stage Rd. This is a road I have not driven before and it was awesome.

We stopped for some pictures, here is the crew:

My 67.5 and Mike B’s Datsun Roadsters:

 
 

Lloyd’s S30 and Glenn’s RHD FairladyZ:

 
 

Rob’s 510 and Kevin’s RL411:

 
 

Stage Rd. took us into Pescadero where we stopped for beer at Duarte’s. Everyone checked out Kevin’s 411, full story on zcarblog.com soon!

 
 

 

The road home was Pescadero Rd/84 back down Skyline. A good time was had by all!

Happy New Year! Here’s to more fun runs in 2018. More pics in the gallery!

 
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Happy Holidays From Z Car Garage

Filed under: Events,Featured Cars and Projects
by Alvin G @ 1:09 pm on December 22, 2017

 

***HAPPHOLIDAYFrom Z Car Garage***

 

One of the real joys this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish you the very best for the new year. From all of us at Z Car Garage we thank our friends, family and customers again for another exciting and productive year! Please note our holiday closure below:

 

*ZCG will be closed from 12/22 to New Year’s Day. We will re-open for business on  1/2/18*

 

Before we take a look back at highlights from 2017, check out our exciting plans for 2018 including motorsports events and several customer projects.

Catch us at Road Atlanta in Georgia for the 2018 Classic Motorsports Mitty April 27-29. We will be running pit crew again for John Morton piloting the #46 BRE 240z owned by Randy Jaffe. Nissan is the featured marque!

 

Just a few of the many customer projects coming along at the shop including full restorations:

Scott W’s 260z is slated for completion in Spring. This Z has a complete color change, ZCG Big-Brakes and a sweet 3.2L with Jenvey ITB fuel injection:

 
 

Tim N’s 1973 240z will also be getting new paint, a 3.2L with Jenvey ITBs and our ZCG Big Brake Kit:

P1040417 P1040421
 

Richard Y’s series 1 240z is fresh from paint:

 

Tuning of the OS Giken TC24B1Z, turn up your speakers and enjoy!

 

Several Z32 projects will be completed as well, look for full reports next year!

 

We are excited about our new Big-Brake kit for small (14″) wheels. Debuting at JCCS earlier this year (report soon) we have performed a few local installations into Z cars and 510s. Look for an official offering early next year for S30s, 510s and other Datsuns.

 
 

Changes at Z Car Garage

Stay tuned for announcements in 2018 including a new website and business changes!

 

Highlights from 2017

Enjoy these highlights from 2017 and  Z you in the New Year!

Davids 240z Restoration

OS Giken TC24 Hakosuka

Erics DR30 RB26DETT Skyline

Alvins Datsun Roadster on Petrolicious

Richard Ms 370z on Smoking Tire

Solvang Datsun Roadster Show

Hakosuka Runs Spring Classic at Seca

R32 Skyline featured on Ignition Series

Visiting Spriso Motorsports

Rolex Motorsports Reunion

SEMA Show

ZONC Annual Car Show

 




RACING: Datsun Bluebird SSS racer has arrived!

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 1:21 am on December 19, 2017

 

The Bluebird racecar has arrived and it is safe and sound at Z Car Garage! Customer Alex M recently won this car at auction with our friends from Bring A Trailer. Jim Froula of Racecraft built and raced this Bluebird throughout the PNW with SOVREN and we have fond memories of watching it in action at Laguna Seca:

 

Unfortunately, the Bluebird was never driven or raced for several years under previous owner Adam Carolla’s ownership. We will change that. This Datsun deserves to be driven in anger! Alex will be campaigning the car in the B-sedan series with CSRG.  This is a ultra-competitive vintage racing group with talented drivers like our buddy Glenn Chiou, who will be running his B-sedan 510!

 
 

The Bluebird is already well-sorted coming from Jim Froula. You can see a few pics of the restoration here:
HERE.

 
 

We can’t stop staring at that paint scheme and sloping roofline:

 

 

The Rebello L18 sports twin 50mm Mikunis backed by a T5 transmission.

 

Listen to the L-series symphony in the video clip below!

 

We have more pictures in the gallery to enjoy. See you at the track!
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*ZCG Holiday Sale* Panasports for your Z!

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 3:19 pm on December 13, 2017

 

 

***ZCG HOLIDAY SALE!***

 

Panasport wheels for your Z car

 
 
This winter treat your Z to a brand new set of Panasport wheels! We special order this offset to enable fitment of a 225/50/16 tire on the 1970 to 1978 S30s.

Regular price of our 16 X 7 panasport wheel +11 is $305.00 per wheel
Price for set (4) is $1220.00

Sale price is $250.00 per wheel
Sale price for set (4) is $1000.00
Plus Shipping

We only have a few sets available and this offer is GOOD UNTIL DEC 20th. To order, contact Rob at the shop:

rob@zcargarage.com or call 408-452-0350

Please enjoy pictures below of ZCG customer cars with these Panasport wheels:

 

 
 




FOR SALE: 1973 Nissan Kenmeri Skyline

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects
by Alvin G @ 3:04 am on December 11, 2017

 

This 1973 Kenmeri Skyline is for sale! Find out more in our For Sale section HERE

 

 





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