Z / Owner of the Month

APRIL 2005

Nissan 300ZX Turbo
Alan Hirotani
Sacramento, CA

Alan is the original owner of this 1984 300zx (z31) Turbo. At the time of this writing, mileage just went over 95,000 miles. Alan's car has been featured (month of November) in the z31.com Calendar in 2003, 2004 and 2005. His car is the 4 of Spades in the Z Playing Cards issued in 2004. His car has also appeared (featured) in the Fall 2004 issue of Sport Z Magazine "AnalyZed". His Z took 2nd Place in the 10th Annual (2005) MSA West Coast Z Car Nationals in the "Z31 Modified Division". Trivia tidbits: Alan has a small gallery (12 +) of photographs and posters in his garage of z31s; z31 "toy" collection (64+) and beginning a z33 (30+) collections as well.

Style: Cibie Z-beam head lamps; Headlamp nacelle louvers; Chastain rear window louvers; Kaminari air dam/sideskirts; Bosch fog lamps (being converted to Cibie Airport 35s); Headlight "down mod" (ie .. sleepy eyes); LED (Phase 1) tail light mod; 240SX/Silvia front bumper light mod; and S130 (280ZX 10th Anniversary - Japan) hood badge.

Suspension: Prothane bushings; and Cusco Type OS Strutbar

Stop: Brembo X-drilled/Slotted (front/rear) rotors; Demonspeed braided brake lines; and PBR/Axxis Metal Master brake pads

Speed: K&N FIPK 57-6002; Z-Tek "chrome" intake tube; and Demonspeed braided "clutch damper replacement" line.

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