350z Setup and Modifications List for STU

We’ll try to keep this list updated with current modifications, and a list of past modifications as well as we build and compete our 350z in the SCCA STU autocross class.

Vehicle

  • Year: 2003
  • Make: Nissan
  • Model: 350z
  • Package: Touring
  • Mileage: 149,000

Front Suspension

  • Shocks: TrueChoice Phase 4 coilovers 
    • (Removed) ISC threaded-body front shocks. Single-adjustable damping at top of shock, Independently preload-adjustable and height-adjustable. *
  • Front Springs: 650lb Hyperco Springs
    • (Removed) ISC, 14k rate (784#) *
  • Upper mounts: OEM
    • (Removed) ISC pillowball, aluminum *
  • Upper control arms: Kinetix, modified by Level Motorsports to optimize camber adjustment *
  • Sway Bar: Hotchkis 3-way adjustable, urethane bushings *

Rear Suspension

  • Shocks: Koni Sport (off the shelf)
    • (Removed) ISC, single-adjustable damping, threaded body for length adjustment. *
  • Shock mounts: ISC NOT-pillowball, aluminum *
  • Rear Springs: 2.5" id Hyperco, 600# rate *
  • Rear Spring Perches: Megan Racing threaded collar adjustable *
  • Rear Sway Bar: OEM
  • Rear Camber Arms: Kinetix Racing

Engine/Exhaust/Drivetrain

The car came with an intake spacer, this will be removed before the Dixie Tour in Georgia, March 2016.

  • Intake: Jim Wolf cold air induction, shielded *
  • Exhaust: Invidia Gemini, quad tips (added by P/O) *
  • Battery: Deka 16# (?) *
  • Differential: Tomei 1.5 way locking unit, 85% lock *
  • Intake Spacer: Unknown brand, not class legal, (removed March 2016). *

Wheels/Tires

  • Wheels: XXR 531 *
  • Tires: 275/285-35R18 Bridgestone RE-71R *

Interior

The interior is the Frost interior, originally with the leather,heated,electric seats. The Bose stereo components are mostly removed (AMP, sub, microphone).

  • Head unit: Pioneer Bluetooth XM-capable double-din touchscreen head unit w/iPod connection *
  • Shift knob: Tomei composite *
  • Shift boot: Alcantara one from eBay *
  • Glass Tint: medium (approx 35%) *
  • Seats: NRG FRP 300 (added February 2016)

 

* - Anything with an asterisk came on the car when I purchased it in November 2015