Nissan 300ZX Parts And Nissan 300ZX Accessories
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Customizing the Nissan 300ZX to Get Better Performance on the Drift Track
The Nissan 300ZX was introduced in 1983 as a sports car with luxury features. It became famous for being fast and reliable, making it one of the bests in the Nissan Z platform. However, it failed to maintain this reputation throughout the years because of a few drawbacks that greatly affected its performance. Despite of this, it\'s still a hot choice among sports car enthusiasts, particularly for drifters. Considering its RWD configuration, it\'s not really hard to see why all its downsides aren\'t enough to overshadow its potential of becoming a good drifting car. A few little tweaks here and there are all that\'s needed to make it perform better than it ever did.
The acceleration of the Nissan 300ZX may already be considered great, but it would\'ve been able to reach a far better speed than the one that it\'s already providing if not for its heavy weight. With the Nissan 300ZX weighing more than 3000 lbs., owners of this car are always on the lookout for a way to get rid of some of the unwanted load. From changing its body panels to outfitting it with lightweight hardware, there are a lot of ways to upgrade its performance through shedding weight.
Installing carbon fiber body panels is probably the most common approach to this problem. Carbon fiber parts are unquestionably lighter than any stock part that came installed with the car. Installing these custom panels can probably take at least 15 lbs. off the original weight of the Nissan 300ZX. Replacing the stock battery with a less heavy one is also a good idea to make the car another 10 lbs. lighter.
Shelling out a few bucks to lessen the weight of the Nissan 300ZX is nothing compared to all the benefits that it could bring. A decreased weight is equitable to an improved power and fuel efficiency, after all.
Suspension system adjustments
Major changes are needed to make the Nissan 300ZX\'s suspension system fare better on the drift track. Its stock semi-trailing arm independent suspension system is good enough as it is, but it\'s not something that can be of much use for drifting purposes. This is another one of the major design flaws that\'s holding it back from being an exceptional drifting automobile. It\'s a great thing that auto parts stores are brimming with various aftermarket suspension systems that are perfect for improving the ride quality and handling of the Nissan 300ZX. Adjustable suspension components such as coilovers, tension rods, and lower control arms from the Nissan S platform are just some of the most favored upgrades that are easy to get without actually breaking the bank.
Interior and exterior modifications
No full-body customization would be complete without an interior and exterior facelift. Customizing the looks of the Nissan 300ZX is not only good for aesthetic purposes but also beneficial for its performance. A good body kit can improve its aerodynamic qualities and make it perform better on the tracks. Its interior panels may also be removed for further weight reduction. And since safety must always be a priority, outfitting the Nissan 300ZX with a roll cage is a good way to make it safer to drift.