Nissan 300ZX with a Ford 5.0 L V8 Update

1984 Nissan 300ZX with a Ford 5.0 L V8

It’s been a six months since we shared Joshua Hamby‘s 1984 Nissan 300ZX project. Since our last article he’s finished installing the Ford 5.0 L V8, T5 five-speed, custom driveshaft, clutch, custom dash, fuel and electric systems. Joshua recently celebrated the accomplishment with a test drive. There is still more work to be done and … Read more

Nissan 300ZX with a VR38DETT

Nissan 300ZX with a VR38DETT V6

This Nissan 300ZX TT (Z32) is owned and built by Alex Hiotellis in Victoria, Australia. Under the hood sits a twin-turbo VR38DETT V6 from a 2012 Nissan GT-R controlled by a Syvecs ECU. The engine makes 624 horsepower (465 kW) and 850 Nm (626 lb-ft) of torque on 17 psi of boost and E85 fuel. … Read more

Nissan 300ZX with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1984 Nissan 300ZX with a Ford 5.0 L V8

Joshua Hamby from Joshua Hamby Racing is turning a 1984 Nissan 300ZX into a street and drift machine. He plans on accomplishing this by replacing the factory V6 and transmission with a 5.0 L V8 from a Ford Explorer connected to a T5 five-speed manual. He is rebuilding the engine with cleaned GT40 heads, Ford … Read more

1990 Nissan 300ZX with a Twin-Turbo VG30DETT V6

1990 Nissan 300ZX with a twin-turbo VG30DETT V6

This 1990 Nissan 300ZX was built by Fever Racing in Tampa, Florida. The company removed the factory naturally-aspirated 3.0 L VG30DE V6 and installed a 3.0 L VG30DETT V6 from Japan. They upgraded the engine with was 550 cc injectors and two Garrett GT2560R turbochargers. The combination produced 420 horsepower to the wheels on 18 … Read more

Nissan 300ZX with Twin-Turbo LS3

1991 Nissan 300ZX with Twin-Turbo LS3 V8

For the past two years this 1991 300ZX TT was transformed into a monster with four-digit power. After the 3.0 L VG30DETT V6 went bad, the owner decided to go in a different direction. They built and installed a 6.2 L LS3 V8 using a LOJ Innovations swap kit. The engine features a bored and … Read more