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BTZFProject

Back to Z Future


This is a restoration project of a 1986 Nissan 300zx Turbo Coupe (GLL) .

Project Goals

  • Provide another 35 years of drivable condition. (To year 2055)
  • Meant to be driven but also be able to show.
  • Provide a Jet aircraft feel when driving
  • Increase engine performance.
  • Upgrade to modern electronics and standards.
  • Retain as much of the 80's nostalgia as possible.

Phases

  • Version 2.0 - Like New Again
  • Version 2.1
  • Version 2.2
  • Version 2.3
  • Version 2.4


Version 2.0

  • Restore Rear and Front Suspension
    • Polyurethane Bushings
  • Upgrade Wheels/Tires
  • Restore Interior
    • New Carpet
    • Reupholster Seats
  • Upgrade front passenger seat to a drivers seat
  • Wide Body - Wheel Fender Flairs
  • Hood and Body Vents
  • Add clear head light covers.
  • Upgrade to Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
  • New exterior paint
  • Engine bay paint
  • Refurbished T3 Turbo
  • Upgrade to 3" Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Upgrade Steering Wheel
  • Electrics
    • Stereo w/ Touchscreen
    • Support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Jet aircraft feel
    • Overhead Panel
    • Master Switch
  • Nostalgia
    • Stock VG30ET engine
    • Z31/300zx Digital Dash
    • Electronic Antenna
    • GLL Drivers Seat
    • Flip up head lamps
    • Electric Shocks
    • T-Tops
    • Compass
    • G Meter
    • Wheel Control Combination Switch


Removed from stock 300zx turbo GLL

  • Automatic Speed Control Device (A.S.C.D.) aka Cruise Control
  • Air Conditioning
  • Unnecessary engine sensors
  • Climate Control


Disabled

    • Voice Warning
    • Cabin heat

Version 2.1 (Planned)

  • Upgrade to Z32 front brakes
  • Boost Controller
  • Keyless Entry
  • Upgrade ECU to support customization of maps
  • Electrics
    • Keyless Entry
    • Daytime running lights
    • Under vehicle lights
    • Remote open rear hatch
    • Remote open refuel hatch
  • Jet aircraft feel
    • Keyless Start
    • Cabin heat control - Overhead Panel
  • Nostalgia
    • Voice Warning


Removed from stock 300zx turbo GLL

  • Key start

Version 2.2 (Planned)

  • Upgrade Fuel Pump
  • Upgrade Fuel Injectors

Version 2.3 (Planned)

  • Engine Top and Bottom Overhaul
  • Upgrade Transmission (30A)
  • New clutch

Version 2.4 (Planned)

  • Rear shock coil overs
  • Short shifter