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Cremaster Racing ...Google it. First off, the car! 1979 Datsun 280ZX ($700 on craigslist) It has been through 5 races so far in 2 seasons, with one 4th place finish (lucky). The car has been through a lot, it had all the typical Japanese steel rust issues and we have spent a lot of time getting it rigid enough to keep the seat from falling through the floor (again). We are in the process of swapping in a more modern RB20DET after we realized that we can't compete on the straights. Members: Scott: Sh**box Owner / Team Captain / Driver / Mechanic 5 races with Cremaster Racing Works on the car nearly every day (mostly stupid stuff like carbon fiber stickers) Lives in New Richmond, WI Sophisticated Gentleman Supermoto-ist Todd: Sh**box Owner / Driver / Mechanic 3 Races with Cremaster Racing BMW, engineer-type nerd (in a good way) Severe fear of electrical fires Lives in Fresno, CA Miguel: Driver / Fashionista / Mechanic 5 Races with Cremaster Racing Ethnic team member BMX Lord SNAX Auto Club Founder Dodge Colt daily driver (Daredevil) Lives in Savage, MN Darren: Driver / Technician / Drug dealer New to our team Electrical Guru Ginger Ale enthusiast Lives in Minneapolis, MN
Hi, The timing advance in our 280zx is static over 3000 RPM. The mechanical advance "bottoms" out over 3000 RPM. Would it be better if the timing advance continued to increase over 3000 RPM in relation to the RPM? So instead off: 1000 RPM: 25 deg 2000 RPM: 30 deg 3000 RPM: 34 deg 4000 RPM: 34 deg 5000 RPM: 34 deg 6000 RPM: 34 deg Having: 1000 RPM: 25 deg 2000 RPM: 30 deg 3000 RPM: 34 deg 4000 RPM: 38 deg 5000 RPM: 40 deg 6000 RPM: 42 deg Would this increase power at higher RPM? (The numbers above are not exact, but in a ball park)
Norther California, Mazda speedway, t hill, Sonoma, main tracks I have 2 1978 280 cars and I am looking for a team . I need some one to put it together . Here is the clay; 1 1978 280z good condition runs great needs bushing and manual swap 1 1978 280z 5 speed great condition all new bushings and shocks , Started ground up restore then stopped. 1 turbo block and parts 1 f54 block and all parts Here's the big one LD28 crankshaft and 240z 9mm rods ready for 3.1 striker build The plan is to swap the good running L28 into the 5 speed that has all new bushings and shocks. Phase two is to decide on turbo motor or 3.1 stoker build. To complete phase one and go racing 1 swap motor 2 roll cage , extinguisher, quick release steering wheel, cut out switch , seat, belts, tires, possible brake upgrade. Phase two is more power from a turbo or 3.1 stroker
Tomorrow, I will be heading out on I-75 south from Valdosta, GA to near Tampa, FL to pickup our 1978 Nissan 280z. The current owner was in the beginning stages of a ChumpCar, and we will be picking up where he felt off. (Brakes, Clutch and a rollcage) So I just wanted to say Hello and wonder if there are any ChumpCar drivers in the Valdosta area... My dad and I are planning on building and racing the car together, we have been racing karts for the last 12 years or so, and wanted something a little bigger and better. I have to blame my college roommate for showing my ChumpCar, he races with a team out of Atlanta and planted the seed. Also, I have found some AIVs for my car so far, but if any other 280z teams wanted to let a hand on their AIV documentation, I would be thankful. Probably take our time and try to get the car ready for that Road Atlanta in December.