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MEDIA: Richard’s 370z in DSPORT magazine

Filed under: 370z,Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 1:45 pm on January 1, 2018

 

We love to see our customer’s cars spotlighted in the media! Last year Richard M’s ZCG-modified 370z was featured on The Smoking Tire where Matt Farah took it for a ride, check out the video:

 

This year Richard’s Z is featured in DSPORT magazine. Grab a copy of the Feb 2018 issue on newsstands soon!

 

You can also see his Z on display at the Silicon Valley Auto Show January 4-7:

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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:

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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

 




Putting In WORK: Kevin’s Z32 Slicktop

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 11:55 pm on April 21, 2014

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Kevin M came to Z Car Garage with his gorgeous Cherry Red Pearl 300zx slicktop. We took care of several maintenance items including a new clutch/flywheel, JWT POP charger air filter, A/C sorting, new tach and finally eliminating an annoying hood rattle.
Here is the new filter:

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We installed a used flywheel with a new JWT Heavy Duty clutch:

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The Z also got some new shoes. Kevin has great taste and we applaud his wheel choice: 18″ WORK XD9s!!! The transformation is amazing:

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New Bridgstone tires with 275s in back fill the wheel wells nicely. We love the lip and spoke design on the WORKs.  A slight drop in ride height would be sweet…maybe Kevin will be visit us again for suspension 🙂

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Enjoy The Ride Kevin!

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Eric’s 300zx Twin Turbo

Filed under: Featured Cars and Projects,Performance
by Alvin G @ 6:00 pm on November 19, 2013

 

Eric L has been with Z Car Garage since our opening almost 9 years ago. He bought his Z32TT while in college and took great care of his Z for many years. He decided it was time for more traction and braking so we installed a Stoptech big-brake kit up front and new wheels/tires.


Before/after shot of the F/R brakes:

 

The stock rear calipers were matched to the front and treated to new Stoptech rotors with 309 brake pads:

 

We also took care of a few others items like replacing the hood insulation and some general maintenance.

 

Staggered Work Emotion CR-Kai wheels contrast nicely with the with the pearl white paint and allow for some wider tires to be fitted!

Enjoy The Ride Eric!