JDM Legend - The Tale of Three cars - Josh Clason
This vid is about three unique cars that roll down the streets with a high credible reputation and meaning behind the three cars. Owners like, Mark Arcenal from Fatlace, has told a unique perspective of why his love for his cars are more than just metal.
Datsun 510 with Honda S2000 engine
Collection of pictures showing how a stock Datsun 510 got his swap from a 03 s2000 donor ;it takes almost the same time chopping the frame for either other swap, so I felt more confortable swapping a s2k engine & tranny on it.
I didn't know where to start, but somehow everything started to taking place in a house garage with some basic tool that my grampa left me. Overall this could be called as frankestein swap because of the info and parts used. Ei: Subaru R160 LSD, Nissan Maxima rear calipers with KYB AGX Mitsubishi Eclipse adj shocks , front brakes and suspention provided by Datsun 280zx shocks with eibach springs and Nissan 240sx camber plates with tokiko adj shocks,Datsun 210 brake Booster with 280zx master cilinder, 04 S2000 motor/ tranny with a custom crossmember 50%honda 50% datsun driveshaft. S2000 Cluster on 510 frame, old recaro front seats with Mitsubishi EvoVIII rear seat. mix and match for the datsun / honda wireharness and fuse box , AEM standalone system.
Griffin Ford Mustang radiator, with AN radiator hoses.... the list goes for the wiring , same as the brake system and plumbing. It took me around 7-8 months to finish it , working mostly at night and weekdays.
The main issue was to keep the most of the original geometry of the Datsun...and basically remained the same, only for the tranny tunnel wich it was extended. custom header and Exhaust, muffler provided by Greddy RSX type S muffler gave a low tone on the open pipe Exhaust. the car ran around last months of 08' ..still need some work as the interior carpet and sound system but heeeey... who cares when you can rev 9k rpm's....!
Datsun 510 : Bluebird SSS 1600 - Autotaku
The only sound in this video is the first part where the car drives by. I figured that the car spoke for itself and there was no need for me to interrupt.
Datsun 510 / Datsun Bluebird SSS 1600 depending on which country you are from.
Anyway you look at it, this car is in cherry condition and is done up nicely!!
1978 Datsun 120y (B210) Coupe. MX5 1.8 vvt engine
280ZX front struts converted to coilover and 280Zx vented disc brakes. Axle is Ford English shortened with plated diff and Quaife shafts converted to 114.3 Datsun PCD. rear brakes are RS2000 spec 9inch. 250lb front springs, leaf springs have extra leaf fitted plus axle has tramp bars. Engine is standard Mazda MX5 apart from modified plenum to increase volume and ported intake runners. 150ish BHP
4G63 Datsun 1200 - Jett Racing
Mitsubishi 4G63 turbo powered Datsun 1200 Ute by Jett Racing. Racing in the Pro Compact class at the 2012 Sport Compact Brisbane Jamboree.
Against All Odds Nissan Datsun 1600 / 510 BRE Racing
Against All Odds Nissan Datsun 1600 / 510 BRE Racing John Morton, Mike Downs, Peter Brock and Kwech in the Alfa. Datsun verse Fiat, Volvo, Alfa Romeo, BMW. Sports car club of America 2.5 Trans America challenge.