Derek’s Carbon Fiber 370Z

In the car scene everyone wants to be different,

or so you would hope; having items that not many people have. You want to be able to say “Yes, I am the only person with this.”


Fortunately for Derek, he can say that he has put a lot of time and money into making his Z truly one of a kind. Fitted with Full Carbon Fiber body kit from AeroJacket (which is the second made in the US),  the F111 Directional series wheels by Avant Garde , and an air ride suspension setup from Accuair, car came together to make one unique Z.


I personally have witnessed this piece of art come alive over the last year with so many dramatic changes into what it is now and much more to come in the future.



“I has always been a big fan of carbon fiber” Derek stated. When he first saw another 370Z with a full CF body kit, he got in contact with AeroJacket USA and got on board with them. Derek now has the second full kit produced in the US.




His new sponsorship, with Avant Garde wheels, equipped him with the one of a kind F111 Directional Series Wheels.




Derek plans to keep transforming his Z into a fully carbon fiber beast in order to be the second fully carbon fiber 370Z. Aside from the appearance, he also plans to add a little power as well with throwing in a twin scroll turbo kit.


Over the last season, This car has seen a lot of events up here in the PNW such as

-higher|STANDARDS Sponsorship competition (1/15 cars selected)
-NissanFest by NWmotiv (Winner of People’s Choice Award)
-DriftCon by (Winner of People’s Choice Award)
-Import Face Off Wa (June 1st)
-Fallen Friends Car show (Winner of Best Custom Work)
-ForumFest by NWmotiv (Winner of Fan Favorite)
-StanceWars Top100(July 5th)
-Fatlace presents: Offset Kings at Formula D(July 20th)
-HIN Seattle (Winner of Hottest Nissan 2nd Place)
-ImportChicks presents: A day for the kids charity car show(Winner of Best Exterior Award)
-King of The Camp (August 9th)
-Driftcon: After Dark (Winner of People’s Choice Award)
-#Fest2014 (November 1st)


Engine and Drivetrain Modifications:

-Uprev Osiris tuned by Intec Racing
318 WHP 263 FT/LBS Torque

-Fast Intentions TDX SS Non-Resonated Cat Back Exhaust
-Fast Intentions Ceramic Coated Long Tube Headers
-Stillen Gen 3 Long Tube Cold Air Intakes
-JWT Clutch
-JWT Flywheel
-Zspeed HD CSC
-Z1 Motorsports silicone PCV breather hose
-Stillen Underdrive Pulley
-Stillen Underdrive Belt
-NST Short Shifter Kit
-NGK Iridium Spark Plugs

Wheels, Tires, and Suspension:

-Avant Garde F111 3 piece Directional series
Brushed Grigio faces w/matching center caps
Polished Step Lip
Titanium Hardware
20×10 et24
20×12 et0
-Hankook Ventus V12 EVO
-BLOX 60mm Lug Nuts
-BC Racing BR Series coilovers
-UAS Aero Sport Bags and Brackets
-AccuAir Stage 2 E Level Management
-SPC Rear Camber arms
-SPC Toe bolts
-Stillen Front and Rear Sway bars
-Carbon Fiber Valve Stem Covers
-VMS Open Ended Lugs Anodized Orange

Interior Modifications:

-Kenwood DNX9990HD
-Metra dash kit
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber main dash kit
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber Radio Bezel Cover
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber Crown Meter Cover
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber Gauge Pod Covers
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber Manual Trans Shifter cover
-EVO-R Carbon Fiber Door Switch Covers
-JL Audio JX500/1 Mono Block Amplifier
-5 Gallon Aluminum Air Tank
-Dual ViAir 400c Compressors
-EXO Mounting system
-Custom Suede covered Air platform
-TWM Performance 660 gram Desert Eagle SS Shift knob
-GT-R Push Button Start
-GT-R Clear Map Lenses
-Interior LEDs (Purple)
-Platinum Metallic Graphite Engine Cover
-ZCFcovers CF Radiator Shroud cover
-VMS CF Red Billet Oil Cap
-VMS Red Billet Radiator Cap
-Fairlady Z badge (strut tower)

Exterior Modifications:

-Platinum Metallic Graphite Projectors Shrouds
-Satin Black Housings
-STi-R 3″ Lens retrofit
-Morimoto 3Five(35w) D2S 6000k HID
-Morimoto xbALed Angel Eyes 90mm White
-Morimoto XbALed Angel eyes 70mm Amber
-AeroJacket Carbon Fiber Amuse Replica
-Fly1 Motorsports Aluminum Amuse Splitter
-ProSplitters Custom Amuse Side Splitters
-AeroJacket SS Carbon Fiber hood
-AeroJacket Carbon Fiber hood splitters
-AeroJacket Carbon Fiber Duckbill Spoiler
-Seibon Carbon Fiber 10mm Wider Fenders
-Evo-R Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers
-Evo-R Carbon Fiber Door Handle Covers
-ZCFcovers Carbon Fiber B Pillar Covers
-JDM Fairlady Z Reverse Fog Light with long Harness
-License Plate LEDs
-6000K Reverse Light LEDs
-PNW_INC Plate Frame

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