1970 Datsun 240Z

Group 5 Rally Car

Driver: Rick Hintz
Co-driver: Mark Swalley (sub Kimberly Lehman)


Weight: 2000 pounds

Engine: 2391cc, overbored 0.040 to 2454cc, blueprinted throughout, with race prepped block. Balanced and polished connecting rods, Total Seal piston rings, E31 cylinder head, stock valves (42mm intake, 33mm exhaust), matched ports. Nissan Comp bronze/steel combination oil pump/distributor drive, 280Z turbo high volume oil pump, rifle bored oil galleries (allen plugged) with remote oil filter boss, oil cooler, and braided steel lines. Modified distributor (30 degree total advance at 3k rpm). 3-core multi-fin radiator, plastic blade fan with viscous clutch

Power: Not tested

Torque: Not tested

Transmission: HKS lightweight flywheel, heavy duty 280Z clutch and pressure plate, 5-speed transmission, R200 4.11 limited slip diff

Suspension: F&R: Tokico gas adjusts (set to max), adjustable coilovers Steering: Momo 14" steering wheel

Chassis/Safety: Full roll cage, Kirkey Aluminum racing seats, 5-point harnesses, front shock tower brace cross braced to front towbar and Z-brace, removeable extinguisher and Halon system (cockpit and engine compartment nozzles), warning triangles and first aid kit

Fuel/Air: Stock tank, Carter electric fuel pump (switched), braided steel fuel lines, stock Hitachi SU style twin carbs, K&N performance air filter, 2 1/2" exhaust system with Flowmaster racing muffler

Brakes: Braided steel brake lines (all 4 corners), Nissan Comp 4-piston calipers with cross-drilled rotors (front), stock rear drums (with ventilated backing plates). Hydraulic bias adjuster in cockpit. Cotter pinned e-brake handle for acutes.

Wheels/Tires: Aluminum wheels, Michelin 14-60-14 M4 Rally tires

Elec/Lights: Full instrumentation (speedo, tach, oil pressure, oil temp, water temp, ammeter, rally computer), Kill switch and starter switch, Cibie lights

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