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Cool as Gold: 2010 Nissan 370Z

Opening the door reveals a set of MOMO Daytona racing seats and a MOMO Drifting steering wheel and a MOMO King Satin shift knob. Wedge Engineering fabbed custom mounting brackets for the seats and Takata harnesses are in place to keep Goodman planted. An Autopower roll cage was painted gold to match the theme of the 370 and was put in place after Airhead Customs reupholstered much of the interior in suede.

In the dash, you will find the unmistakable Apple iPad as the music source. Audio is fed from there to a Soundstream MPQ-4US preamp equalizer that was grafted to the side of the center console. A Soundstream Stealth 4320 amp drives two sets of Soundstream Rubicon component speakers and a Soundstream Stealth 13 subwoofer. Keeping things relatively quiet is handled by a layer or two of Hushmat. Living at the very rear of the trunk is Dregs Longboard skate board that is held in place by a custom mount. Eyeballing it, I’d say it was a 38 Slide 102 with a custom finish to match the gold theme of the Z, but I’m no skateboard expert.

Last, but certainly not least, it was time to massage the exterior of the vehicle. The fiber-fiends and Seibon were tapped for a new TS Style hood, hatch and pillar bars and an NSM-style rear spoiler. Airhead Kustoms handled the body work, while RAV Designs took care of the custom pearl white and gold vinyl wrap. Hexis vinyl was used for the wrap, and it looks freakin’ cool!

Goodman tips his hat to the companies that helped him with the build work – Ldrship Designs in Temecula, CA and Airhead Kustoms in Corona and to all the parts suppliers that made the build possible. We at PAS love the whole package, but we are perhaps most impressed that the car gets used. There are a few stone chips on the front lip and a mark or two on the interior. Not one mark takes anything away from just how cool the project is.

Essentials

Vehicle: 2010 Nissan 370Z

Owner: Mishimoto

Location: Wilmington, DE, USA

Engine Displacement: 3.7L (VQ37VHR)

Horsepower: 525 WHP

Website: www.mishimoto.com

Engine Modifications

Vortech V-3 supercharger

K&N air filter

Stillen air intake

Stillen manifold

Stillen fuel pump

Mishimoto intercooler

600CC / Stillen injectors

Up Rev timing control

ACT Clutch

Up Rev programming

AEM X-Wifi wireless data monitoring

Mishimoto radiator

Mishimoto carbon fiber radiator cap

Mishimoto A/C condenser

Mishimoto air diversion panel

Mishimoto dual oil cooler kit

Mishimoto power steering cooler

Mishimoto thermostat

Mishimoto carbon fiber catch can

Mishimoto silicone hose kit

Mishimoto heat defense tape

Mishimoto heat wrap

Drop Engineering engine mounts

Drop Engineering transmission mount

Amsoil performance fluids

APEXi RSX titanium exhaust

1st Apexi 370Z exhaust flown in to USA

Wheels & Tires & Brakes

19x9 (F) & 19x10 (R) WORK / Emotion XC8

255/35/18 (F) & 285/30/18 (R) NITTO Invo tires

355mm 2-piece slotted front rotors

355mm 1-piece slotted rear rotors

STOPTECH / ST40 4-piston (F) calipers

STOPTECH / ST41 4-piston (F) calipers

STOPTECH braided lines

STOPTECH brake pads

Suspension

KW Variant 3 Coilovers

Drop Engineering adjustable control arms

Drop Engineering adjustable traction arms

Drop Engineering lug nuts

All suspension arms modified by SG Motorsport

Exterior

Seibon TS-Style carbon fiber hood

Seibon carbon fiber pillar bars

Seibon carbon fiber b-pillars

Seibon carbon fiber hatch

Seibon NSM-style carbon fiber spoiler

Custom pearl white / gold vinyl wrap by RAV DESIGNS using HEXIS

Airhead Kustoms body work

Interior

Airhead Kustoms suede upholstering

MOMO Aluminum shift knob

MOMO drifting steering wheel

MOMO Daytona racing seats

Takata Harnesses

Autopower roll cage custom painted gold

Wedge Engineering seat brackets

Dregs longboard custom mounted in trunk

Audio / Mobile Electronics

iPad

Soundstream mpq-4US equalizers

Soundstream Stealth 432 midbass amps

Soundstream Stealth-13 subwoofers

Sealed subwoofer enclosure

2 Soundstream Rubicon components mid range

2 Soundstream Rubicon components tweeters

Odyssey battery

Hushmat sound dampening / thermal mat

Sponsors

Mishimoto, Drop Engineering, Seibon, Stoptech, APEXI ACT, Amsoil, KW Suspension, Work, Nitto, Momo, Wedge Engineering, Autopower, Takata, AEM, Kali Protectives, Airhead Kustoms, Hushmat, RAV Designs

Cool as Gold: 2010 Nissan 370Z Cool as Gold: 2010 Nissan 370Z


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