1993 Nissan 300ZX – Twin Turbo – Turbo & High-Tech Performance

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Nissan 300ZX

Darth Vader’s Street

A few issues back we asked for and more serious reader’s Michael LePore Jr. answered our to arms and his car quickly graduated to feature status. His exquisite represents what a couple and a 37-cent stamp can result in.

The 300ZX twin turbo is one of the buys in the performance used car With the new 350Z hitting the there should be a lot of buzz Nissan’s high-tech flagship. How attention will affect prices remains to be seen.

The The Fast and the Furious dramatically the pricing on JZA80 Supras so we how Hollywood can impact pricing, but hasn’t been a supercar on the scale of the 350Z before.

The price line on a 300ZX TT is to $12,000, with the price being attributed to age and mileage.

by a twin turbo 3.0-liter V6 at 320 hp at the flywheel when the car was discontinued in the 300ZX also has a suspension cashes in on years of racing and edgy body lines are still pleasing to the eye a dozen after their debut. The thing about the 300ZX is the highly refined aftermarket from the mouth to add power, and function to these powerhouses.

did his homework and called on four of the top tuner/parts manufacturers-Jim Wolf Stillen, GReddy and HKS-to his 1993 Z32 the envy of Darth himself.

An HKS GT2530 turbo provides big power under the and the GT Series turbos feature ball bearings for quicker up and more flow. Incoming air is and metered in twin Jim Wolf POP Chargers and funneled to the compressor via HKS mid-pipes. Post compression air is routed through Stillen chillers into the engine Nismo 555cc injectors add the and an HKS Twin Power ignition the spark.

A Jim Wolf Technology reprogrammed ECU fuel and ignition events a GReddy PRofec boost limits boost to a maximum of 20 HKS blow-off valves release the when LePore jumps off the and a GReddy Power Extreme system keeps the turbos by reducing backpressure. LePore output to be 625 whp.

Nissan 300ZX

It is wise to remember that a power-tuned engine is making power because it is burning fuel and when more is burned, there is increased heat. Cooling is crucial to cars expected to perform and LePore addressed it correctly. He in a high-capacity radiator from and added a Stillen hard radiator hose kit.

He utilized a Stillen oil cooler to engine oil temps in check the summer heat. He also a BM transmission cooler to the mix. The Z an automatic, which has been to Level 10 PTS-specs and fitted a trick billet torque

An advantage for automatics is that hard acceleration, they so quickly that there is no of boost, as is the case when a lifts to depress the clutch in a car. On the flip side, if carving corners, you can get caught out of the right when you need a of the throttle to power through the This has always been the between auto and manual admittedly, autostick gearboxes closed the gap somewhat.

In the footwork department, HKS Hiper cushion the ride while and rear Jim Wolf Technology bars fend off body The Nissan’s chassis is further with Stillen front and strut tower bars. The contact patch is provided by NT-555 Extreme rubber wrapped around Enkei V1

The car runs 18×8.5s in front and in the rear, and the V1s feature a silver-colored and polished outer lip for added appeal.

The first thing that a Darth Vader chord the Nissan is its body tuning. mixed and matched the best of and America. The nose is adorned by a EC1 front fascia-long one of our Z32 favorites. A nose panel is incorporated to aid in to the Wolf POP chargers and add visual

J-spec Fairlady taillight clear corners and fender lend a JDM feel to the Nissan. The has been dressed with a GT-IV valance and Arospeed The body has been sprayed five coats of Vader Black.

Quality time is inside the 300ZX as LePore has a substantial audio/visual system. An 7001 head unit a flip-up TV and LePore has added a on the passenger side visor. signals are beamed out by Infinity while the bass thumps via two JL Audio subs in a trick

A 12-disc CD changer ensures the flow continuously.

LePore’s Z illustrates how well the Z32 has aged. In if the car were a brighter, non-Vader and had we been able to get a dyno to verify the potency of the GT2530 this thing would definitely been worthy of consideration.

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