• Z Stories

All Z owners of all Z models share a passion

What’s your Z Story? Send an email with pictures attached with your name and Z story to Submissions@ZClubOfAmerica.com

On The Open Road

On The Open Road

Maryellen Ross’s Z Story:  When I graduated college in 1987, I immediately started saving up for the Nissan 300ZX 1987. I was a new graduate nurse and it took me a year to establish credit and get approved for the loan to buy my dream car at the time. I purchased...

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A Blast To Drive

A Blast To Drive

Dylan Scott’s Z Story: It was bought new by a guy in the neighboring city to where I work.  He retired from the military and wanted something to drive on the weekends and he wanted it to be orange, so he decided on the 350z. He’s had it every since. Has the...

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Win Win

Win Win

Lynn Darcy Allison’s Z Story: We were actually looking at Miata’s when our son found the Z up around Oak Harbor Washington! We fell in love with her just from the pics. He picked it up for us, dumped $6000 into her to make a touring car yet track worthy!  And now...

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Beautiful Body Styles

Beautiful Body Styles

Joaquin Barroeta’s Z Story: I’m not sure about good story but I do have a story. On my way to 6th grade, my school bus would drive by a Nissan dealership and every day I would look forward to both the drive to and the drive from school to see the 1992 models. ...

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Grimm’s Fairlady Tales

Grimm’s Fairlady Tales

George Grimm’s Z Story:  I'm from Germany and my 240Z is an original California car produced in 10/71, so its a 72 Model. Back in 2011 I bought that Need For Speed Game Shift Unleashed 2, where the ZG version was featured as a Nissan Fairlady ZG. I talked to...

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A Lot Of Plans

A Lot Of Plans

Owen Horst's Z Story: I am from Lebanon County, a small town in Pennsylvania, I have always had a love for cars.  At the age of 16 I got my first car a vw golf mk4. My car recently was in a accident and was totaled. I was very unsure what I wanted as my next car so I...

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My Wife Is Cool Too

My Wife Is Cool Too

Johnny Pat’s Z Story: It’s a 1978 280z that I have done a rear tail conversion on. I came across a listing in Iowa where a gentleman was mid process of restoring the car. He had an 'oopsie kid' and had to let go of the car in a jiffy. He had repaired the rust and had...

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Searching For JDM

Searching For JDM

Wesley Keen’s Z Story: I have always been drawn to cars and how they work. My brother and my high school shop teacher, who taught both my brother and me, had a big influence on my love for cars. After learning the basics from them both by working on my daily and...

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Proud On The Track

Proud On The Track

Karisha Shanelle's Z Story: My Z was a birthday dream come true.   My daily at the time was turning into more of a project car.  Every time I found aftermarket parts, the modifications were taking more and more time to complete. I needed to find a new car...

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Couldn’t Help But Smile

Couldn’t Help But Smile

Cody Oliver's Z Story: My affection for the S30 chassis and Z cars began around 2011 when my Mom had purchased a low-mile, red, 5-speed example of the iconic 1990 Mazda Miata. After having earned my license the previous winter, at the age of 16, I was curious about...

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Hot And Nasty

Hot And Nasty

James Stephen's Z Story: (1st Z plate reads "A HOT 240") Sorry I don’t have better pix. I think we still had a Polaroid back in the early 80s. My first Z. Started Orange, then painted red. As far as how it came to my life? Hmmm. I am not quite sure what made me fall...

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The Boomerang Effect

The Boomerang Effect

Here’s Jeff Fox’s Z Story:  "So here's the rest of the story. I bought my first 240z in 1995. Sold it in 2005 to restore vin #622. Sadly, vin #622 met a tragic ending. After a few others, I bought my present car that came in boxes. I put it together, had it painted...

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