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Steven Sampaga: 2006 Nissan 350Z

Steven Sampaga has loved Nissans and the whole Z-car family from a young age, and he told himself that one day he would own a Nissan Z. After body work and suspension, Sampaga decided he needed more power, and that's when an LS3 became part of his 2006 Nissan 350Z build to take things to the next level.

Owner: Steven Sampaga
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Vehicle: 2006 Nissan 350Z
Horsepower: 500 (estimated)
Club: N/A

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Steven Sampaga
Instagram: @stevsam

Photography by Kerry Guevara, Steven Sampaga, @mautsukuda, Randi Bentia.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

  • LS3 6.2L swap
  • FAST LSXR Intake Manifold 102MM
  • FAST LSX High-Flow Billet Fuel Rails
  • FAST Fuel Rail Lines
  • FAST Ignition Coils
  • Nick Williams Performance Throttle Body 102MM
  • Edelbrock Fuel Injectors
  • Moroso Valve Covers
  • Moroso Coil Pack Mounting Brackets
  • Billet Specialties Premium Tru Trac LS Pulley System
  • NOS Nitrous Bottle 10lbs

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EXHAUST

  • GReddy exhaust w/ cutouts

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS

  • MOTEC M130 ecu
  • MOTEC GPR
  • MOTEC C125 Race Logging Kit
  • NOS Nitrous Gauge
  • AutoMeter Carbon Fiber Gauge Gauge
  • Boost Gauge

DRIVETRAIN

  • TREMEC Magnum T56
  • Sikky mount kit
  • Sikky driveshaft
  • Tomei differential

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WHEELS & TIRES

  • Cosmis Racing wheels

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BRAKES

  • Hawk Performance rotors

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CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

  • SPL camber kit
  • Cusco strut bar

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EXTERIOR

  • Seibon Fiber Hood/Fenders
  • AeroCatch Hood Latch
  • Battle Aero CF Wing
  • APR Front Splitter
  • Password JDM Winglets
  • Nismo V2 Front Bumper
  • Nismo V2 Side Skirts
  • Nismo Exhaust
  • 370z Side Markers
  • Mastergrade Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser

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LIGHTING

  • Spec D headlights
  • Custom interior lighting

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INTERIOR

  • Custom headliner diamond wrap
  • Tremec Shift Knob
  • Grip Royal Steering Wheel
  • NRG Quick Release
  • NRG Short Hub
  • Enjuku K Racing Harness Bar
  • Bride Vios III Racing Bucket Seats
  • Cusco K Bar and 6-point roll cage
  • Takata harnesses

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FAVORITE MODIFICATION

"LS3! So much power and it hooks right away."

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FUTURE MODIFICATIONS

  • Twin turbo
  • Shaved bay
  • Tubular Chassis

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SPONSORS

  • Meguiars
  • Cosmis Racing
  • SoCal Zs

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