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Thread: October 2007 ROTM Winner!

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    Exclamation October 2007 ROTM Winner!

    Congratulations to Randall Lynn, aka RAGTPZ, of Cincinnati. His ride was chosen by the Freshalloy staff to be the innaugural winner of the Freshalloy Ride of the Month competition! Randall went from an eBay bid that didn't make reserve on a 1993 Nissan 300ZX to a ride we can all admire!

    Owner Narrative

    I purchased the car in October 2003 off eBay. The car was put on sale by a boat dealership in New York. The original owner used a boat as his primary transportation and actually traded this car in for another boat. The dealership did not think they could move a convertible right before winter so on eBay it went. So I did the bidding and won, but the reserve was not met, so I contacted the dealership to see how we could get the deal done. After contingency of the car passing an inspection, I purchased it unseen and seven days later it was delivered to my door via truck = NICE! It was immaculate and when I originally got the car all I wanted to do was put a decent stereo system in it and some decent wheels.

    I then hooked up with some fellow Z heads and low and behold caught the mod bug and decided to swap a twin turbo motor into it. I made the decision though to go all out and upgraded everything, chromed virtually everything, the whole nine yards... here it is.

    Alpine CDA-7998 MP3/CD Headunit With XM Radio
    Alpine MRV-F450 5 Channel Amplifier
    Alpine SPX-137A Component Speakers (Tweeters in the Airvents)
    10' inch Kicker CompVR Subwoofer
    Chrome Gauge Rings
    SS Foot Pedals/Z Insignia
    Billet 300ZX Door Sills
    Side Instrument Pods LED Lighting

    ’’99 Jspec Front Fascia
    Stillen Type III Side Skirts & Rear Valence
    Jspec Taillights
    '99 Jspec Xenon Headlights
    HID Fog Lights 4300K
    Viper Alarm w/Proximity Radar
    18x8.5 F (32mm offset) 18x10 R (40mm offset) ROH Modena Wheels
    Michelin PS2 Tires 255-40/18 F 295/35-18 R

    Unorthodox Underdrive Racing Pulley
    Suspension Techniques Sway Bars
    Energy Suspension Urethane Tension Rod Bushings
    Specialty-Z Sub Frame Spacers
    JWT Sport 530BB Turbos
    Specialty-Z SS 5 Bolt SuperSplit Downpipes
    SS DOOLZ Dual Air Intake System w/JWT POP Chargers
    Nismo 555 Fuel Injectors
    SS Braided Fuel and Vacuum Lines w/All AN Fittings
    Custom Fabricated Fuel Filter and Fuel Filter Bracket
    HKS SSQ BOVs Custom Installed
    Wiesco Forged Racing Pistons
    Eagle Forged Connecting Rods
    KOYO Racing Radiator
    Custom Aluminum Radiator Bracket
    Greddy Profec B V.1 Boost Controller
    JWT Wild Cams #400
    JWT Heavy Duty Valve Springs
    Hydrolic Lifters
    Titanium Retainers
    Greddy Side-Mount Intercoolers
    Urethane Motor Mounts
    Defi Link A-Pillar Mounted Boost Gauge
    Ferrea Exhaust Valves
    Stillen Oil Cooler
    Specialty-Z Iconel Exhaust Manifolds
    Specialty-Z Fully Built Automatic Transmission
    Specialty-Z Upgraded Flex Plate
    SS One Piece Drive Shaft
    Specialty-Z SS Flex-Jointed Test Pipes
    Stillen Dual Tip Exhaust
    Nismo Oil/Fuel/Radiator Filler Caps
    Custom Tuned ECM
    B&M Polished Street Rod Transmission Cooler

    Optima Red Top Battery
    StopTech 13' Front Big Brake Kit
    StopTech 12.8' Rear Big Brake Kit
    300 Degree Brake Master Cylinder Brace Kit

    PowerTrix Super Street Coilovers
    300 Degree Front Camber Compensation Kit

    Engine Dress-Up
    Polished Plenum by Avalon Racing
    Polished Throttle Bodies
    Chromed Z battery tie down
    Custom battery tie down posts
    Chromed Oil and Transmission Fluid Dipsticks
    Chromed Power Steering Reservoir and Cap
    Chromed Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap
    Chromed Radiator Overflow Reservoir Cap
    Chromed Hard Intake Pipes
    Chromed Water Pipes
    Chromed Fuel Rail
    Chromed Intercooler Piping
    Chromed Water Pulley
    Polished CAS w/Chromed CAS Bracket
    Chromed Cruise Control Bracket

    Chromed Windshield Washer Reservoir Cap
    Powdercoated Air Balance Tube
    Powdercoated Valve Covers
    Powdercoated Coil Packet Brackets
    Polished and Laser Etched Fuse Box Cover by Smithy
    Polished and Laser Etched Throttle Cable Cover Strip by Smithy
    Polished Smaller Fuse Box Cover by Smithy

    Polished Brake Master Cylinder
    Samco Red Water Hoses (thanks Scott94z32)
    Powdercoated Hard Lower Radiator Pipe (thanks Scott94z32)
    Carbon Fiber Fan Shroud
    Carbon Fiber Throttle Cable Cover
    Carbon Fiber Timing Belt Covers

    Congratulations again to RAGTPZ and thanks to everyone who entered. The other entrants presented some tough competition and could very well be future winners of Ride of the Month. As noted in the ROTM forum (http://, Randall will receive a Freshalloy t-shirt and window transfer decal for winning this month. This thread is open for praise and discussion. Think you've got what it takes? Submit your entry to!

    09 M35S - Liquid Platinum

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    I have no idea who you are, but congrats. Go hit up Camp Washington and have a 3-way. Send the bill to Riffster. :D

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    Dark Energy Rules
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    (Bill? Don't know him and don't want him.)

    Seriously, congrats to RAGTPZ - you managed to create an impressive, yet clean, ride.

    - Riff

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    That engine bay is immaculate!

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    good to see a Z32 get the first ROTM
    04 G35 Coupe 6MT l Cobb Tuning Springs and Sways - Tokico D-Spec Struts - Eibach/SPC Rear Camber/Toe Kit - Circuit Sports FSTB - Nismo Diff Cover - Forgestar F14 19x10+20 and 19x11+33 - Hankook Ventus V12 EVO 255/35/19 and 295/30/19 - Seibon CF front lip

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    That is one amazing car.
    "Later on we'll all be dancing
    Screaming from the minarets"

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    dope car.
    a lil less cf and it would be perfect in my eyes.
    how much power does it make? (i didnt see it in the post)

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    nice car!!! was surprise to see it was from cincy.

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    that's hot.... good mix of chrome, paint and carbon fiber IMHO. Congrats

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    Senior Administrator palmerwmd's Avatar
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    Congratulations to Randall!!!

    The attention to detail and the "hardcoreness" ( is that a word?) of this well sroted Z32 will be big shoes ot fill for future entrants.

    Also Thank you very much to all other entrants!!!!

    All cars that were entered were worthy of consideration and there was much discussion about them.

    "In the end we all just play the roles given us... Sometimes they dont fit so well,... but I guess we make do."

    Dont forget MultiMedia forums!!

    2x91,92,94 Q45s, 2x 350Z, 1x 240SX w/ SR20DET, 1x Sentra SER SPEC-V, 2k2 Maxima, 2x03 G35, 09 Maxima, 2k2 Maxima, 2015 XTerra, 2005 Xterra, 2012 Pathfinder,

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    Congrats. Now I'm glad I didn't enter my fairly stock Z32 NA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZYAL8R808
    Congrats. Now I'm glad I didn't enter my fairly stock Z32 NA.
    ROFLMFAO. Man thats the funniest comment you've made in a while.
    Nice Z BTW. Verts have a very nice line to them
    97 200sx - SHDW03 - paint faded, 120K miles, stock (bus'up) **SOLD**
    96 Hardbody - 2" drop, Titan rims **SOLD**
    92 300zx 2+2 - DD
    05 Quest - wife's car
    07 Titan CC - ingen intake, stillen drop springs, KPtechnologies modules

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    Wow.....Awesome car!!!
    Febuary 2008 Ride Of the Month winner, and Representing Freshalloy in the Spring 2008 issue of NISSAN SPORT :D

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    very awesome car for sure!
    William Perdigon

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    CongratZ! Everything flows very nicely. My style too!

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    nice and clean!

    2007 FJ Cruiser
    2004 Silverstone 350z

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    Very clean car! Looks awesome.
    VE 5-speed
    S14 SE 5-speed

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    Wasn't a fan of the auto at first but everything else made up for it.

    98 SE 5spd 240sx KA24DE-T (Original Owner)
    Founder/Owner of

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    nice ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!how much power you putting down with those turbos???

    Let's see some dyno numbers!!!!!!!

    93 BMW E34 M5

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