Zedzilla (Datsun 260Z RB26)

This page is dedicated to the building of an RB26 (Nissan Skyline GTR) engined Datsun 260Z.

Included on these pages is a step by step account of how a 1976 Datsun 260Z was converted to take the engine from the legendary Nissan Skyline GTR twin turbo, known as Godzilla.

Website Z422T Pt 1 Purchase of the GTR Halfcut

Website Z422T Pt 2a RB26 Eng Dismantle

Website Z422T Pt 2b RB26 Eng Dismantle

Website Z422T Pt 2c RB26 Eng Dismantle

Website Z422T Pt 3 The Dipstick Modification

Website Z422T Pt 4 Sourcing Conversion Parts

Website Z422T Pt 5 The Sump Modification

Website Z422T Pt 6 Preparing the Block

Website Z422T Pt 7 The Engine Blues

Website Z422T Pt 8 More Conversion Parts

Website Z422T Pt 9 Oil Pickup Conversion

Website Z422T Pt 10 Converting the mounts

Website Z422T Pt 11 Even more Conversion parts

Website Z422T Pt 12 Sorting the gearbox

Website Z422T Pt 13 The Clutch Conversion

Website Z422T Pt 14 Building the short motor

Website Z422T Pt 15a Building up the long motor

Website Z422T Pt 17 Catching Z’s in NZ

Website Z422T Pt18 Birth of the Z422T

Website Z422T Pt19 Purchase of the Z422T

Website Z422T Part 20 Cars in Europe

Website Z422T Part 21 Upgrading the Guages Pt 1

Website Z422T Part 22 Physically Starting the conversion

Microsoft Word – Website Z422T Part 23 The Fuel System

Part 24 Building the short motor

Part 25 Catching Z’s in NZ

Part 26a Building up the long motor Pt1

Website Z422T Part 27 The Exhaust System

Website Z422T Part 29a Fabricating the Pipework-Intercooler

Website Z422T Part 29 b Fabricating the Pipework – The Oil Cooler

 

 

Website Z422T Part 29e Fabricating the Pipework-The airconditioner condensor

Website Z422T Part 31 The Engineering & Licencing Process

Website Z422T Part 33 Finding the right wheels