Jason Gale 2009 Nissan 370Z PASMAG TBGLIVE Importfest 2014 Lead

Jason Gale has wanted a Z since he was a kid, and it shows. He's poured about a lifetime's worth of work and crazy ideas into it as evidence! The car is made up of one-offs and personal touches to the point that there can't be another 370Z on earth that's the same.

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A Precision Turbo twin-scroll snail boosts this Z to 522 horses. The exterior features such names as Mine's, Amuse, Varis, and Z-Speed, with a decent dose of carbon fiber. It seems every inch of this car has at least a piece of carbon fiber on it.

Inside is a one-off wonderland. The steering wheel is a one-of-one custom, the Takata seats are the only set like them the world, and the carbon fiber gauges are a custom configuration. Even the wheels are one of 20 in the world.This Z was the undisputed winner of Importfest, simply because there's nothing like it.

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BEEN WORKING OUT: No, this isn't the engine bay of a GT-R. This is Gale's 370Zís 3.7L VQ in its very best dress. Carbon fiber everywhere, symmetrical wastegates on intake tubes and a seriously fat strut bar are highlights in this beastly bay.


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GRIP LIKE NO OTHER: Paired up with the one-of-one seats, a DCT Motorsports steering wheel sits across. It also happens to be a one-of-a-kind. This makes for one rare interior! We don't think anyone gets to eat drive-thru in here.

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TRULY ONE-OF-A-KIND
: Sitting oh-so pretty on M7 Japan coilovers, below the minimal gap are a one-of-20 set of Work wheels, which have been reworked by Avant Garde to their specs and color. You can also catch a glimpse of the Varis-style spoiler and Craftsquare carbon fiber door mirrors.

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THE RAREST BUTT WARMERS: These Takata Drift LE racing seats are heated, silver-stitched and built to be the only set in the world. They look right at home here.

#TBGLIVE Event: Importfest 2014 - Toronto, Ontario
Votes: 58% of the Popular Vote
@importfest

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ESSENTIALS
OWNER: Jason Gale
LOCATION: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
VEHICLE: 2009 Nissan 370Z Sport Touring
ENGINE: Nissan VQ37VHR 3.7L V6
HORSEPOWER: 522 hp

SOCIAL:
Facebook: JayGale
Instagram: @galeforce370z

ENGINE
Precision Turbo 6266 twin-scroll turbocharger
Vertical flow intercooler (25x9x3.5-inch core)
Tial (Q blow-off valve, MV-S wastegates (2))
Bosch EV14 750 cc fuel injectors
340 LPH fuel pump
GReddy oil filter relocation plate w/ thermostat
JWT (oil pan spacer, 19-row oil cooler kit)
Stainless braided (8an oil cooler lines, 6an turbo return lines)
EXA 12V scavenge pump
CJM fuel gauge adapter
Berk Technology CBE
Nissan R35 GTR NGK spark plugs l Motul fluids
Mishimoto rad hoses
Wire tuck
3Gs Customs (strut brace, carbon fiber battery cover, carbon fiber brake booster cover)
Password:JDM carbon fiber rad cover
Top Secret carbon fiber engine cover

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PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS
HKS EVC-S boost controller
Defi CR 52mm gauges (boost, oil pressure, oil temperature)
Innovate Motorsports MTX air-fuel gauge

DRIVETRAIN
Southbend (stage 3 clutch, flywheel)
Zspeed heavy duty CSC
RJM Performance clutch pedal assembly
TWM short shifter

WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES
Work x Avant Garde (they are Work wheels built to AG specs and colour. Only 20 sets exist in the world)
Work x Avant Garde M560 wheels - 19x9.5 +20 (f), 19x11 +18 (r)
Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires - 255/35 R19 (f), 305/30 R19 (r)
Kics neo-chrome REVO lug nuts
Akebono brakes

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CHASSIS / SUSPENSION
M7 Japan coilovers
SPL Parts Pro (front upper camber/caster arms, titanium rear camber links, eccentric lockout kit)
Whiteline (sway bars (f/r), end links)

EXTERIOR
Mine's carbon fiber front lip
Shaved Nissan emblem on front bumper
Amuse (side skirts, rear bumper)
Varis-style spoiler
Craftsquare door mirrors
Carbon fiber (fang cover, mustache)
Z-Speed under shroud

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INTERIOR
Drift Pro LE racing seats. Only set in the world, heated, and silver stitching Takata (Drift Pro LE seats, Drift III harnesses)
Bride seat rails
Custom harness bar
DCT Motorsport custom one-off steering wheel
Tommy Kaira Heavy Baby shift knob
TWM leather boot
Carbon Fiber interior kit

MOBILE ELECTRONICS
Kenwood DNN 991 HD head-unit
Focal (Utopia Be LE 165 W-RC 6.5-in. component set, K2 Power 33 KX 13-in. subwoofer, Elite FPS
2160 amplifier, Elite FPS 1500 subwoofer amplifier)

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Contributor: Daniel Camer

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