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by 68p510sss
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Tech Articles
Topic: Datsun 1600/510 headlight rewiring
Replies: 6
Views: 3352

Re: Datsun 1600/510 headlight rewiring

This is great but the early (68) 1600's had a smaller fuse box and just one fuse for the headlights. I found out the hard way when it blew on a quiet country road. I hit the brakes and fortunately stopped in the middle of the road. The later 1600's had a cunning system with fuses in the power wires ...
by 68p510sss
Wed May 31, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Popular
Topic: Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 415
Views: 55300

Re: Introduce Yourself Here

Hi I visit this forum frequently and have been meaning to introduce myself for a while. I am another bitten by the Datsun bug. It started for me in 1973 when I was 19, (yes I am almost an official coffin dodger) anyway back in 1973 my younger brother had just bought a Fiat 125 and it made my Hillman...
by 68p510sss
Wed May 17, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: Registered Datsuns
Replies: 20
Views: 1130

Re: Registered Datsuns

I agree there are numerous errors but I think for security reasons the chassis numbers are abreviated. My 1600 sss's are shown with abbreviated chassis numbers but the rego and or rego on hold papers are always correct.
by 68p510sss
Wed May 17, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Tech & DIY Conversion Info
Topic: L16/18 Flywheel Bolt Specs
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: L16/18 Flywheel Bolt Specs

The last time I rebuilt my L18 race motor I bought part number 12315-42L11 from my local Nissan dealer, from memory these are L28 turbo bolts and are slightly longer, I googled the part number, looks like this replaces lots of others and are used in newer motors.

Good luck
by 68p510sss
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: 180B
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: 180B

The web site also says cars with confidential addresses are not listed, also written off cars with plates on hold will also be listed. A very worthwhile guide but not 100% accurate. My cars are all listed but none of my 3 x 510 sss's are shown as sss. Pleased to see there are more 710's shown than I...
by 68p510sss
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Cars / Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted - 4.5 x 13 RWD Sunny Steel Rim
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Wanted - 4.5 x 13 RWD Sunny Steel Rim

610 and 710 both used 4.5j x 13 rims. If you want to match other rims it may help to upload a pic as there are slight variaions in style. If you can't find closer I should have a 710 wheel.
Good luck Andrew
by 68p510sss
Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: 1/4 mile times
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: 1/4 mile times

Dave was that the ex, Leo Leonard 75 Heatway, ex Shane Murland, ex Peter Parnell etc car? Poor thing it was well used by the time it got to you. Merry Xmas AJ
by 68p510sss
Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Tech & DIY Conversion Info
Topic: Gas bonnet struts for 1600
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: Gas bonnet struts for 1600

A very good result after our earlier posts I considered the strut tower and thought this isn't going to be that easy..........boy was I wrong, you make it look so easy. I always liked the factory support, simple yet so much better than the fold out arms most cars use. My race car was a problem, the ...

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