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Technical Corner : Project Cars Last Updated: Oct 18th, 2015 - 15:32:18


Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Return to SR Racing
The AF Z yet again traveled to SR Racing for another dyno tune session to ensure that no troubles will be experienced during the Players Run, which takes place from June 5-12.

Jul 18, 2004, 13:49 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Supercharger Dyno

The car received a dyno tune at SR Racing's facility. The Split Second box that comes with the Vortech Supercharger allows alteration of the fuel map and timing retard. After about 2 hours of tuning, the car gained nearly 30whp at top end, and a significant area difference under the curve.

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Comparison of Dyno Graphs - Before and After Tuning


Jul 18, 2004, 13:47 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Wheels, Tires, Suspension, Oh My!
 Today, the new Yokohama tires and BBS wheels finally went on the car.  In addition, the KW suspension was installed along with some nice 60mm Greddy gauges.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:35 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Project Z Updates
Some recent updates about the project Z.  Come check out the direction the 350Z is headed.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:33 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Vortech Superchager Installed
Vortech's Centrifugal Supercharger with an air-to-air intercooler went on the AF 350Z. We would like to thank Nick and Shawn at Street Sports.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:31 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
KW Suspensions Variant 3 Coilovers

We are happy to announce our newest sponsor - KW Suspensions. The AF 350Z will be equipped with KW Variant 3 Coilovers.

Jul 18, 2004, 13:29 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
New Wheels Chosen for the Z
We are happy to announce our newest sponsor - BBS of America.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:26 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Photos from the Track at Putnam
We traveled to Mount Meridian, Indiana, for some track time at Putnam Park Road Course.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:23 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Preparation for Putnam Park
 In preparation for Putnam Park, Nick at Street Sports custom fabricated a digital camcorder mount in the trunk of the AF 350Z.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:21 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
First Time to Mid-Ohio Race Track

The AF 350Z participated in the NASA-sanctioned Mid-Ohio racing event (Lexington, Ohio). This was a wonderful opportunity for Igor Sushko to gain track experience, and he managed quite well. However, there was an incident...


Jul 18, 2004, 13:19 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Potenza S-03 Tires Arrive
Nick having fun with the tire dismounting process Our used Potenza S-03 tires have arrived (245/40/18 front and 255/40/18 rear) from two different eBay vendors. Both were easy to deal with and the tires that arrived were as per their descriptions and were shipped in a timely manner. We highly recommend tires4less1 and mile-hightoyz if you ever need used tires.
Jul 18, 2004, 13:16 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
New Sway Bars from 350Evo

The 350EVO adjustable swaybars on the AF 350Z

The AF 350Z traveled North to Cincinnati to meet with Wright Tuning - home of the Schuitemaker Motorsports 350Z Grand AM Race Team and 350EVO.com. We installed the 350EVO adjustable swaybars that are used exclusively by the 350Zs in the Grand AM series.

Jul 18, 2004, 13:14 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Bell Helmet Arrives
Our helmet has arrived! The Bell M2 Pro helmet arrived today, which was to our surprise followed up by a phone call from Helmet City
Jul 18, 2004, 13:12 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
New Race Pads Arrive from Stoptech
StopTech sent us racing brake pads in preparation for the Mid-Ohio event. 
Jul 18, 2004, 13:09 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Project Cars : Nissan 350Z
Vortech Supercharger Purchased

Thank you Vortech!

We are proud to announce a partnership with our newest sponsor - Vortech Engineering. The Vortech Supercharger for our AF 350Z should leave the warehouse on Wednesday, March 24th.

Jul 18, 2004, 13:07 - [ Discuss this story ]


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