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SCCA ITS to Vintage CP conversion and restoration


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#1 clarkspeed

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 06:38 PM

As one of our many projects, FHPTom and I are currently restoring a 72' 240Z.  It served as an ITS car in the San Francisco region I believe since the 90's. We rescued it from becoming a chopped up wide body conversion.

 

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We have been documenting the build on our S30 Motorsports Facebook page.  We intend to essentially restore the car to full race form and also convert to a tribute vintage CP car.  Car is being built to SVRA rules which are nationally accepted and we are upgrading or replacing everything related to safety and reliability.  It has a fresh 2.4L, close ratio 5 speed, and a locked 3.9 rear.  Current plan is to race it, sort it, then sell it with an extensive spares package we have collected.

 

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#2 gnosez

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 05:36 AM

So how far north do you expect to race (VIR)?


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Posted 20 January 2017 - 07:56 PM

VIR is on the bucket list. Hope to get there someday. So far, Road Atlanta is as far morth as we travel. It is an 8 hour tow. Plus I hate spending more on tow gas for a weekend than race gas.

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 09:56 PM

Road Atlanta is out of my normal range with VIR a 12+ hr trip. Luckily enough work takes me to a site not more than 6 miles from the track so my tow gas bill is covered as are my hotel and meals.

 

I might have some new work sites further south so perhaps we can run together before you end up selling.


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#5 clarkspeed

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 10:18 AM

That would be cool. As soon as we finish this car, I will be back to work on my tube frame car. Probably need a year to complete it.

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