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Taka Sato has an admirable attitude. Truly the best of both worlds. Again these were 820zx badged according to engine size; the original Sgeneration Z-car of was sold outside of Japan as a Zowing to its 2. The Z of had a 2. Our California-based Z-twiddler has an interesting history with Japanese cars, the Modlfied lights in his affections prior to this Datsun being principally Hondas, with the odd Toyota thrown in for good measure.
Thats when the need-for-speed bug bit me — and the rest is history! I pulled the L28 motor straight away and gave it a rebuild — although I did later blow it up and have to rebuild it Dwtsun The fully balanced motor is also running Isky Racing cams, adjustable Tomei valve gear and a custom Datsun 280zx Modified rail, along with uprated Datsun 280zx Modified and electrics.
These gleaming toys inspired Taka to go all-out with the chassis upgrades, opting for a set of Toyota 4-pot brakes with Brembo discs and pads up front; the rear still wears its drums, but now beefed up with Porterfield Racing shoes. He then got on the blower to Techno Toy Tuning, who are the go-to name for Stateside retro JDM tweaks, placing an order for their revered front and rear lower control arms, track control rods, outer tie rods and roll centre adjuster.
Taka certainly exploits it to the full, as evidenced by his colourfully exploding engine which let go in a big way on track, leading him to the top-flight rebuild you see before Datsnu.
But like he suggests, this car needs to wear two hats. And while every other element of the build was carried out at home, Taka opted to commission West Jones Auto of Rancho Cucamonga to take care of the bodywork. The interior is equally alluring in its retro s magnificence.
Everything fit for purpose, and all in-keeping with the show-and-go vibe. Whenever possible, that L28 straight-six gets the life thrashed from it on track, howling through its shotgun tails, the poised chassis shimmering balletically through the curves. L28 high-comp 2. Search For Used Cars. Xhamster Premium Dan Bevis. Photos: Viktor Benyi.
10/7/ · 16 PSI of Boost: Modified Datsun ZX. This Datsun ZX is a final year example that the seller has thoroughly transformed “from a soft touring car to a great sports car.”. The job was performed over the last eight years and the ad includes a lengthy, significant list of inroom.guruted Reading Time: 2 mins.
23/6/ · MODIFIED DATSUN Z: THE JOY OF SIX. Posted by Matt Bell on 23rd June Taka Sato’s modified Datsun Z is truly a joyful thing; not just beautiful to behold, but with a top-spec chassis and thrills for days from its howling old-school six-pot motor. Who says you can’t have it all?Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Taka Sato has an admirable attitude. Truly the best of both worlds. Again these were all badged according to engine size; the original Sgeneration Z-car of was sold outside of Japan as a Z , owing to its 2. The Z of had a 2. Our California-based Z-twiddler has an interesting history with Japanese cars, the leading lights in his affections prior to this Datsun being principally Hondas, with the odd Toyota thrown in for good measure. Thats when the need-for-speed bug bit me — and the rest is history!