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Old 03-03-2008, 05:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello Eco Modders I am Spencer from Santa Barbara.

I Drive an Turbo Charged 5 speed 85 300ZX. Has a CD of .30 and i can almost achieve 30 mpg on the freeway going ~75.

It has the stock NA engine (9:1 Pistons instead of 7.8:1-8.3:1) and I put a factory turbo on it. This gave me more power, with the same economy.

It is my daily driver and i used to drive at least 280 miles each weekend up and down a giant hill. (Santa Barbara to San Bernardino)

I plan on lowering it, installing under body trays, some kind of front dam/Splitter, and a rear diffuser. Also redoing the window seals, removing more weight, etc.

I was originally linked to this site because there are, well lets face it, some funny looking necessary aero mods that people point and laugh at. What some thought funny, I found interesting.

I hope to learn alot and help out as well.

Pic kind of sums things up - Work on my car - Work on my car - Work on my car
(BTW 18 inch wheels are gone)

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Old 03-03-2008, 09:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've always loved Nissan's (and Datsun's) Zs. Beautiful body styling.

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I've always loved Nizzan's Zs. Beautiful body styling.
I agree as well -- the Z has always been great design.

BTW, how much boost are you running? There's some discussion right now about adding turbos for fuel economy, which may benefit your goals.

Enjoy the site, and...

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I agree as well -- the Z has always been great design.

BTW, how much boost are you running? There's some discussion right now about adding turbos for fuel economy, which may benefit your goals.

Enjoy the site, and...

Best FE to ya

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I am was running 10 psi up until today. I am putting the stock cams back in and putting the boost back to factory 6 psi.

Thanks for the good welcomes.

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