JDM prices continue to rise on Bring a Trailer. this modified 1990 300ZX sold for $72,500

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The car was ordered in Aztec Red(AG2), and the seller states that dings were repaired before the car was repainted in 2021. The rear wiper has been removed but is included in the sale, and the T-top roof and front windshield moldings have been replaced. Modifications include the following components:

  • Ionic Dynamics V2 rear spoiler
  • STILLEN Type III front lip
  • TwinZ Design Type II rear bumper
  • TwinZ Design side skirt lips
  • Powertrix side skirts
  • 1999 model year Japanese-specification taillights
  • HID headlights
  • LED switchback front turn signals
  • Replacement rear decals
Staggered-width 18″ Enkei TS-5 wheels are mounted with 255/35 Firestone tires up front and 275/35 Toyo tires out back. The seller notes that the Super HICAS four-wheel steering system is disabled, and suspension modifications include TEIN Flex Z coilovers, Energy Suspension bushings, Z1 Motorsports tension rods, and SPL rear upper control arms.

The interior features Corbeau A4 seats trimmed in charcoal gray upholstery, and amenities include air conditioning and a Pioneer multimedia stereo. The seller also fitted a NISMO red-stitched shift knob, JBL 6.5″ speakers, LED interior bulbs, a GReddy Profec boost controller, and ZPEC Design T-top release buttons and handle finisher sets. The cruise control components have been removed but are included in the sale.

The Sparco L505 steering wheel fronts a 160-mph speedometer, a tachometer, and gauges for fuel level, boost pressure, oil pressure, and coolant temperature. Auxiliary gauges are mounted in a pod on the A-pillar. The six-digit mechanical odometer shows 162k miles, approximately 1,600 of which were added under current ownership.

The twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 was rebuilt by Zshack in Houston, Texas between 2019 and 2020, with work including removing and disassembling the engine, boring and honing the block, micro polishing the crankshaft, drilling and tapping oil passages, and refreshing the heads. The seller states that the car has been driven approximately 1,600 miles since the build, and modifications include:

  • ACL bearings
  • Wiseco piston and rings
  • SCAT connecting rods
  • ARP hardware
  • 1,000cc fuel injectors
  • Garrett Gen2 GTX2860 turbochargers
  • AMS Performance cast manifolds and downpipes
  • Nistune engine management programming
  • Walbro fuel pumps
  • HKS Power blow-off valve kit
  • LS D585 coilpacks
  • Silicone hoses
  • Koyo radiator
Dynamometer results from 2020 are included in the gallery and list peak engine output of 726.6 horsepower and 689.9 lb-ft of torque. The seller states that the car is currently tuned for flex-fuel use with either 91-octane fuel or E85 fuel.

Additional work during current ownership included conversion of the air-conditioning system to R134a refrigerant, fitting a replacement wiring harness, and removal of the exhaust gas recirculation system. The seller states an oil change was performed in preparation for the sale, and the following parts have also been replaced:

  • Starter
  • Alternator
  • Power steering pump
  • Fan clutch
  • PCV hoses
  • Fuel lines and filter
  • Gaskets, seals, and o-rings
  • Coolant temperature sensor
Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential, with modifications including a Specialty Z five-puck clutch kit as well as a Z1 Motorsports driveshaft and shifter bushings. A Billy Boat resonated 2.5″ dual exhaust system was installed and the catalytic converters have been removed, and the seller states the underbody was treated with rust preventative material and finished with undercoating in 2021.