2003 Nissan 350Z

Started on May 22, 2014, 11:20 a.m.

We've always liked Zs, and now we have one of our own. This bottom-of-the-market 350Z is destined to be more than just another used car.

2003 Nissan 350Z Specs

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Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:Japan
Purchase price:$8000
Displacement:3498cc
Stock horsepower:287 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Torque:274 lb.-ft @ 4800 rpm
Engine configuration:V-6
Transmission:6-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/disc
Body width:None in.
Curb weight:3188 lbs.
Wheelbase:None in.
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Aug 25, 2015

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Aug 25, 2015

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Jun 23, 2015

Project 350Z Winds Down

Jun 23, 2015

Our 350Z project is coming to a close. It's now looking for a new home.

Jun 12, 2014

350Z Flubs its Premiere, Recovers Gracefully

Jun 12, 2014

For want of a single C-clip, our 350Z blew it's big competition debut at the Atlanta SCCA Tire Rack Match Tour.

May 6, 2014

350Z Finally Has Rubber on the Road

May 6, 2014

Our Nissan 350Z project car gets perhaps its most important upgrade: proper wheels and tires.

Apr 22, 2014

Some Special Arms for Our Special Z

Apr 22, 2014

Our 350Z project car gets some adjustable front control arms, but we have to tweak them a bit to ensure their legality.

Apr 22, 2014

350Z Gets Closer to Competition

Apr 22, 2014

Our Nissan 350Z gets closer to the autocross course with an ISC suspension.

Apr 11, 2014

Z Car Goes Under the Wrench

Apr 11, 2014

Real suspension prep begins on our Project 350Z.

Mar 28, 2014

Z Car Heads for the Starting Line as Parts Begin to Arrive

Mar 28, 2014

Our 2003 Nissan 350Z will be introducing one of our staff members to the world of autocross this weekend, then going under the wrench for suspension surgery when it returns.

Mar 21, 2014

Z Car Survives Competition Debut

Mar 21, 2014

It made it there and back, and autocrossed in the middle. We'll call that a win.

Mar 14, 2014

Z Car Gets a pre-season Makeover

Mar 14, 2014

It may not be competitive yet, but our 350Z at least looks the part heading into the autocross season.

Mar 13, 2014

The Green Spring, or the Red Spring?

Mar 13, 2014

We find some oddities underneath our 350Z.

Mar 10, 2014

Dusting off the Z Car

Mar 10, 2014

We're preparing for next weekend's Dixie Tour, but there's a lot to fix.

Aug 29, 2013

New Bushings Have Arrived!

Aug 29, 2013

Our 350Z wouldn't hold an alignment. Whiteline came to the rescue.

Aug 7, 2013

Z Track Time

Aug 7, 2013

We take our 350Z to the track.

Jun 7, 2013

Another New Motor

Jun 7, 2013

We fix our 350Z's window troubles.

May 23, 2013

First Fixes for our Fairlady Z

May 23, 2013

We delve into our newest project car.

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2003 Nissan 350Z Specs

Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:Japan
Purchase price:$8000
Displacement:3498cc
Stock horsepower:287 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Torque:274 lb.-ft @ 4800 rpm
Engine configuration:V-6
Transmission:6-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/disc
Body width:None in.
Curb weight:3188 lbs.
Wheelbase:None in.
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