1990 Nissan 300ZX Overview

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1990 Nissan 300ZX Overview

Nissan redesigned the 300ZX, part of the company's beloved Z sports car line, for the 1990 model year. The new car included a turbocharged trim. Two body styles were available: a two-seater and a "2+2" four-seater. The turbo came with a T-top roof, and the other trims were available with removable roof panels. Starting in 1990, this generation of Zs made Motor Trend's top ten list for the duration of its production.

The 1990 300ZX was available in three trim levels: the 2+2 hatchback, the GS hatchback, and the turbo hatchback. All trim levels came similarly well-equipped, with power windows and doors and air conditioning. The main differences among the trims were body style and engine. The GS and the 2+2 shared a 3.0-liter, 222-horsepower V6, and the turbo had a 3.0-liter, 300-horsepower V6. Fuel economy was about 18/24 mpg.

Nissan's Z-series has a loyal following, and the 1990 300ZX was no exception. Drivers appreciate its classic, sporty looks, smooth handling, powerful engine, and solid reliability. Some drivers complain about the small backseat in the 2+2, but admit that they can't expect much more in a sports car. Other drivers complain that parts can be expensive, but fans contend the expensive parts are key to the car's reliability. The price of a part and how long that part will last do tend to be related.

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    Biggmerv
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    My Interior Lights, Power Door Locks, Cigarette Light And My Speedometer Do...

    Also the blower works erratically. When I turn it on, it is hard to turn off..And the speedometer is acting weird. I could be cruising at 60mph, and it will read 125mph

    2 views with no answers yet
    charliemc2
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    My 1990 300zx Has One Bad Fuel Injector. I Would Like To Replace All But C...

    My car has 89,000 original miles. If one injector is bad should I assume that the rest are ready to go as well? How many miles is an injector expected to last?

    32 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
    Rami Jasim
    0

    New Clutch Kit In My 1990 300zx Still Have Slipping

    I just had a clutch kit installed was still slipping adjusted the clutch pedal a few times.. but once Warmed up it will not move at all. I release clutch while in gear and engine doesn't even stall...

    6 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
    u22e
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    Trans Wont Go Into Gear Brake Lights Not Working Indicators Not Working Win...

    trans wont go into gear brake lights not working indicators not working windows not working played around once all worked now stopped

    38 views with 13 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
    Jimmy Richards
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    Looking To Install All New Stereo/ Speakers In My 1990 300zx, Advice?

    69 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)