Z.O.O.M

Z / Owner of the Month

FEBRUARY 2005

1971
Datsun 240Z
Steve Mill
Loomis, CA

Would you believe that this beauty was Steve's "daily driver" throughout the 80s? Since that time, its become his "fun & games" car. Car shows, autocrosses and club racing. Make no mistake ... as sweet as she looks, this IS NOT a trailer queen. Steve drive's his Z to / from the events. Steve reported a few mishaps including a rear-ender and a racoon? (You'll have to ask him about the raccoon). Summarized descriptions of Steve's "enhancements" follows:

SPEED: JET 2.8L square port engine; Triple Webber carbs; Cannon manifold; Bob Sharp Racing Header (since replaced); Motorsport Ceramic Coated Header (current setup); Custom adjustable exhaust featuring: Borla XR1 Bullet muffler (resonator), 2 1/2 inch pipe to Borla XR1 Turbo muffler with (3) three bolt flanges to allow outlet diameter and tip changes as needed. Steve runs OEM 4-speed w/Centerforce II clutch.

STOP: Cross drilled rotors w/(4) four piston calipers up front; SS braided lines (F/R) and racing pads.

SUSPENSION: Early 80's racing set-up, Contour springs and swaybars (F/R); KYB struts (F/R); Urethane bushings (F/R); Shock tower braces (F/R); 4-Pt Roll Bar and Camber kit.

STYLE: Re-painted red w/black stripe; airdam; 3-pc rear spoiler (molded in); and both clear/painted (body color) headlight covers.

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