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Cars > Challenges > “the Datsun” Vs “FC”

 

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1971 Datsun 240Z JCR "Cal Z"

“the Datsun”

1987 Mazda RX-7 turbo II

“FC”

 
Photo of: 1971 Datsun 240Z
Photo of: 1987 Mazda RX-7
 

Head to Head

 

About “the Datsun”

This is it... my baby.
It has outlasted all my ex-wives and I have had it longer than 2 of my 3 boys (15 years). Since new, its been through at least three engines, two or more transmissions, four paint jobs and a body kit.My 1971 JCR "Cal Z" is running a bored/stroked L24 (straight 6) from a 73(?) 240-Z. The head is a ported '71 aluminum job. It is carbed with triple Dellortos, on a Lynx alum. manifold like the early Porsches and Lotus' ran. I'm using a 3-into-2 header with 2.75" exhaust to a "ricer" muffler. The trans was replaced with a'74 260-Z 4-speed just in time for the snow to fly in fall 2005. The interior sports a roll bar and seats from a Supra. The "whale tail" on the back was an option with the body kit - but does it really add downforce?
The wheels are 70's vintage aluminum slots. The fronts are 14x6 and the rears are 14x12. The fenders can hold 12" wides on all four corners.
Please let me know if you have any modern wheels in this bolt pattern (4x4.25") and at least 10" wide, as these wheels SUCK..

About “FC”

ngine:
3" Turbo back exhaust with Megan Racing carbon fiber muffler.
Street ported 13bt from Atkins Rotary
Dual ramped steel mesh filter on custum TID
Dual belt pully for alt.
Airpump and emissions removed.
Ported TB with secondary plates removed

Suspension/brake/trans
Custom coilover setup with Agx adjustable dampers and Tein Pillow Ball Camber plates. 8kg front springs/6kg rear
Racing Beat Rear toe eliminators (haven't installed Yet)
Strut tower bars front and rear
energy susp sway bar mounts
Solid Diff to subframe Mount
Stainles steel brake lines

Interior
Personal brand steering Wheel
Guage panel in din I made in five mins out of mdf
Suede shift boot an MOMO aluminum sport knob
C's Short throw shifter

Exterior
RMagic front bumper with 4 round headlamp conversion.
RE Amemiya Areo Mirrors
S5 bumper
17x8front, 17x9 rear Atech wheels

 

Specs for “the Datsun”

The body kit is a Jim Cook Racing "Cal Z" kit from the late '70s.
Fresh paint for the custom fiberglass body should be coming this spring (2007).

Specs for “FC”

No specifications listed.

 

Factory Options for “the Datsun”

Originally, the Z came with dual "SU" style carbs on the stock 2.4 liter straight 6 (145 hp?). I believe the original color was "Canary Yellow". The original wheel/tires were 195-75-14 on 14x6 steelies with hubcaps.

Factory Options for “FC”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “the Datsun”

My 1971 JCR "Cal Z" is running a bored/stroked L24 (straight 6) from a 73(?) 240-Z. The head is a ported '71 aluminum job. It is carbed with triple Dellortos, on a Lynx alum. manifold like the early Porsches and Lotus' ran. I'm using a 3-into-2 header with 2.75" exhaust to a "ricer" muffler. The trans was replaced with a'74 260-Z 4-speed just in time for the snow to fly in fall 2005. The interior sports a roll bar and seats from a Supra. The "whale tail" on the back was an option with the body kit, does it really add downforce???
The wheels are 70's vintage aluminum slots. The fronts are 14x6 and the rears are 14x12. The fenders can hold 12" wides on all four corners.
Please let me know if you have any modern wheels in this bolt pattern (4x4.25") and at least 10" wide, these wheels SUCK...

Mods for “FC”

No modifications listed.

 

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