Sweeeeet! cool find dude.
Historic Rally Car Restoration
Posted 03 September 2015 - 06:59 PM
- the way the cage ties in to the front strut towers and frame tie-ins.
- the motor mounts
- custom aluminum ducting for radiator, oil cooler, and trans cooler
- the roll cage
The car is in a trailer right now so it's hard to get good photos of anything, but it's something to look at.
Posted 08 September 2015 - 03:38 AM
It is always interesting to delve into the history of these cars. They seem to be so versatile. Keep it alive for sure.
1970 240 Z #806, CarbonSignal Moonbeam, SevenK Wheels, Varex XForce, LS2 6.0 with a 1.9 Maggie, t56, Fritz 8.8 swap, Coilovers, Cage, Wilwood.....IG: datlszguy
1971 240z as it left the dealership
1972 240z head work, cam, triple Weber 40s, set up for autocross
"Driving this car on the street is like kissing a porn star on the cheek." -RebekahsZ
Posted 08 September 2015 - 08:43 AM
Posted 11 September 2015 - 11:04 PM
I finally got the car moved out to my shop in Nevada. Here's a picture of it being unloaded from the trailer. I also got bored and decided to throw some Hella lights on it so it would look more like it used to. 11351795_908427569228201_1158947892_n.jpg 41.16KB 0 downloads 11934732_1610597499165118_1896891669_n.jpg 96.52KB 1 downloads
As I look at the car more, I am starting to face new dilemmas. I'm still on the fence about whether I find a way to use the 351w that I have (would need a different oil pan and pick up tube, and a different intake) or sell it and get a 302 instead. If anyone has any knowledge about the 351w and what can be done to put a lower profile pan on it, feel free to chime in. After finding a pan for the 351, I would have to see if it would clear the hood with a carburetor. I think the deck height may still be too high.
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Posted 10 March 2016 - 02:01 PM
Would love to seem some of the original drawings/notes made. Will you be uploading those?
Posted 10 March 2016 - 07:25 PM
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Posted 22 March 2016 - 04:49 AM
Very cool history on this car! This will be really cool when completed.
Loose is fast and on the edge of out of control.
Posted 03 October 2016 - 10:30 PM
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Posted 04 October 2016 - 02:22 AM
As requested, here are some of the more interesting pages from the log book.
Posted 05 October 2016 - 03:55 AM
Keep at it!! Good work. We are all looking forward to seeing this thing going.
Posted 10 February 2017 - 03:08 PM
I also started my youtube video series documenting the build of this car so please check it out and subscribe if you want to see more! https://youtu.be/jfTTPPS5N2Q
I would also love to connect with you guys on instagram(@evandavis73) or facebook (Evan M Davis). I know I'm already in touch with a few other members.
Posted 12 March 2017 - 10:35 PM
Link to episode 2: https://youtu.be/u0sSJoEpKFY
Posted 2 weeks ago
So far I've got a magazine feature locked in for this car. I'm working on a few other places to have it featured. I also had a 3d render of the car done so I can start doing some marketing for this car.
Edited by Evandavis73, 2 weeks ago.
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