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Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-21-2020, 07:58 PM
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Posted By ChrisDrift
Got the second wastegate welded on today: ...

Got the second wastegate welded on today:

https://i.postimg.cc/2SvkJz58/PXL-20201121-154635490.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/kM1gR1Z9/PXL-20201121-154438290.jpg

Oh and the oil cooler and power...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-20-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
It isn't going to be anything crazy tbh, not sure...

It isn't going to be anything crazy tbh, not sure how much it will appeal to other people but I guess we'll see :)

In other news, I got one of the wastegates on today and will do the other...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-19-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
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Decided to change the 2.5 inch downpipes to 3 inch and get rid of the reducer. Old downpipe on the right, new on the left:

https://i.postimg.cc/6q1T6w1m/PXL-20201117-152117569.jpg

So here's...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-17-2020, 06:54 PM
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Posted By ChrisDrift
Glad you're enjoying :) still seems like I have a...

Glad you're enjoying :) still seems like I have a million things left to do but hopefully it'll be worth it.



Did consider joining the two downpipes together as they're so close but I think I'd...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-13-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By ChrisDrift
Got the second turbo manifold welded up and...

Got the second turbo manifold welded up and tacked the downpipes in place today. Will make a start on wastegate and screamer pipe stuff next week once I get some more welding gas. Can't remember if I...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-12-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Got one of the manifolds welded up fully so now...

Got one of the manifolds welded up fully so now the turbo on that side is mounted :) Still need to cut a hole in it and branch off for the wastegate before the turbo though.
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Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-08-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Got a lot more stuff done over the last few days ...

Got a lot more stuff done over the last few days

Couldn't find an intercooler core in the right orientation and dimensions that I needed so bought 2 smaller ones and turned them on their side,...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-05-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Cut the chassis legs off (as we'll be replacing...

Cut the chassis legs off (as we'll be replacing them with some tube)

https://i.postimg.cc/PxGfdYTr/PXL-20201105-173403787.jpg

Then I welded some 3mm thick plates in (which was a nightmare...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-02-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Pretty much finished taking all the wiring out...

Pretty much finished taking all the wiring out the front and rear now (ignore the random paint, that will be done properly when everything is finished, and most of the floor in the rear will be cut...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 11-01-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Made a start on stripping the interior out: ...

Made a start on stripping the interior out:

https://i.postimg.cc/SKJvCNxb/PXL-20201030-165216311.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/h4939Ycv/PXL-20201030-171438566.jpg
...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 10-26-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Got the 350 engine into the 370 chassis today and...

Got the 350 engine into the 370 chassis today and it went relatively smoothly. Ignore the cuts in the lower aluminium brace - that's certainly not required to get the engine in but it just made...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-23-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,615
Posted By ChrisDrift
Sorry to bump an old thread but this is the first...

Sorry to bump an old thread but this is the first thing that comes up on google when you search for 370z engine lifting points so I figured I'd add my 2 cents :) I used the photos from earlier in...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 10-23-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Got the engine out of the 370 today. I found...

Got the engine out of the 370 today.

I found a thread on this forum where someone lifted the engine using the bolts that normally hold the intake manifold on so I went for a similar technique....
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 10-20-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
Can't say I noticed the shorter wheelbase when I...

Can't say I noticed the shorter wheelbase when I drifted it for the first time last week. Just uploaded the video from that day actually:

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As for the final drive ratio, I'll probably...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 10-17-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
So here's what the car currently looks like after...

So here's what the car currently looks like after I'd done a load of mods with the idea of it being a practice car:

https://i.ibb.co/9sCGcM8/20201014-155626.jpg (https://ibb.co/Ln2vYGk)
...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 10-17-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChrisDrift
370Z Drift Comp Car

Bought my 370Z over a year ago with the intention of it being a drift practice car to go alongside my 350Z competition car (built VQ35DE, twin turbo, 600+ bhp).

However, plans have changed and I'm...
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