VIDEO: Dare to be Different in a Datsun 240Z

Dare to be Different in a Datsun 240Z

Listen to the rumble of Dave Scholz’s Rebello-built Datsun 240Z as he drives around Los Angeles in this gorgeous video by Petrolicious. Dave says his goal was to build a Z that someone would have driven from Yokohama to Fuji Speedway in during the 1970s, presumably to check out the touring car races. Watch the video below. 

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9 Responses to VIDEO: Dare to be Different in a Datsun 240Z

  1. Ken says:

    I agree with everything he said, including “getting high on the fumes.”

  2. Mel says:

    What dreams are for. You dream about driving it when you have one and you dream about getting one when you don’t have one.

    Just awesome.

    • Richie says:

      Another amazing video from Petrolicious. I can say from experience that those Rebello 3.0s are pretty quick. Every time I walk past my Z I stop and stare a few seconds, just to remind myself it’s mine.

  3. Tyrone says:

    wow great vid- the engine sounds so beast!! I wonder what it sounded like before the upgraded engine.

  4. James says:

    I just got home from work, I live 2.5 miles away and I put 45 miles on my 260z. Very therapeutic!

  5. Kevin Truong says:


  6. 20B Rotary says:

    Dare to be different with less common cars, not the common and popular ones ( like the Datsun “Z”, 510 etc) but others like the Datsun B210, 710, 610, F-10 etc !!

  7. Pete240z says:

    Great car! Love it! Would that Yokahama guy have Recarro seats?

  8. Chris says:

    Absolutely gorgeous. My brother had this car built up in the 80’s (240z – Dave Rebello motor, Mikuni carbs) – I myself had a VW rabbit with a Rebello motor Weber carbs. Now it is 2013 and I’m thinking – I want to get back into this – especially after watching this video.

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