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Datsun News

Reader's Ride of the Week: Team Alavanche Datsun 280Z

This V8-powered Datsun is coming to our $2016 Challenge.

You Need This: Jim Fitzgerald's Datsun 280ZX

This Datsun road racer was campaigned by the SCCA's most successful driver.

Your Projects: Turbocharged V8 Datsun 510 Wagon

Forum member Ben_Modified isn’t afraid of breaking out the welder.

You Need This: Greek Z-Car

This 240Z has been around.

You Need This: Datsun 510 With a Modern Heart

This 510 comes armed with a KA24DE engine swap.

You Need This: Bob Sharp Racing Datsun

Want to get involved in the 2018 Classic Motorsports Mitty in a big way?

Your Projects: Low-Buck Lap Dog

“It’s a polished turd, but the Rust-Oleum comes out decent in pictures.”

You Need This: Peter Brock's Ultimate Datsun 510

Remember this car from the cover of our August 2009 issue?

Hang Out With John Morton at the Classic Motorsports Mitty Presented by Hagerty

Both the Nissan and Datsun marques will be featured at this spring’s Speedfest at the Classic Motorsports Mitty.

Your Projects: Keeping a Datsun 280Z in the Family

Many Datsun 280Zs have returned to dust, but this one is different.

You Need This: Beautiful Track-Ready Datsun

This 1971 Datsun 240Z track car for sale hasn't followed the path of huge fender flares and wide rubber.

Your Projects: Datsaniti

This project ticks all the right boxes: Wagon body, V6 power and big fender flares.

Get to Know Mr. K, Father of the Z-Car

He was also the driving force behind Nissan coming to North America.

Your Cars: 1932 Datsun Replica, a GRM Forum Staple Since the Days of Yore

JoeyM's prewar Datsun recently reached a milestone: passing a state inspection and was issued a title.

Word of the Day: Bob Sharp Racing

Connecticut’s Bob Sharp Racing would give Datsun their first SCCA national championship in 1967 by winning the F Production race in a Datsun roadster.

Nissan Coloring Book: Draw, Draw, Draw

Sharpen those pencils, grab a fresh box of Crayolas. Nissan just shared a coloring book with the rest of the world.

The BRE Datsun 240Z That Took on the Baja 1000

The Datsun 240Zs run by BRE may be best known for their successes on the race track, but one particular example saw use in the Baja 1000.

Where Did the Modern Sports Car Come From?

There may not be a clear moment in time when the modern sports car was born, but there are a few models that just might be the missing link.

How to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Z-Car in the Middle of a Pandemic

In spite of a global pandemic, the annual celebration of the Z-car took place this past week in Nashville, Tennesse with extra precautions put in place.

You Might Not Be Familiar With the Datsun 160J, but Here Are 50+ Photos of Them Rallying

See the Datsun 160J doing what it does best: jumping, skidding and generally tearing it up during the '79 World Rally Championship. You can thank us later.

Your Projects: Turning a Datsun 510 Into Your First Race Car

Sometimes, the best way to get that dream project car built is to simply dive in headfirst and figure everything out as you go along.

Your Projects: Mustang Ecoboost Engine, Meet Datsun Roadster

How to fit a 2.3-liter Ecoboost engine into a Datsun Roadster.

Datsun articles

Shop Work: Boneyard Brigade

Shopping for high-performance parts in the junkyard

Shop Work: Old School

Kicking it old-school in Adam Carolla's garage with a BRE replica Datsun 510 and RS replica Porsche 911.

Product Reviews: Z vs. Z

The Nissan 350Z pays homage to its famed predecessors. Does it live up to its heritage? We look at that heritage, and at the new Z, in an attempt to find out how we have progressed during the last three decades.

Shop Work: Side Winder

A V8 calls shotgun in $2003 Challenger’s ride.

Shop Work: 25 Choice Challengers

25 Groundbreaking Challenge Cars

Buyer's Guides: Grudge Match

One of the first real challengers to the 240Z was the then-new Mazda RX-7.

Features: Comedic Break

Remembering the 510's Finest Hours

News and Notes: Nissan Sport Magazine Merges with Grassroots Motorsports

Nissan Sport magazine is folding into the pages of Grassroots Motorsports.

Features: Godzilla Sr.

Before Today’s Amazing GT-R, Nissan Unleashed the Original—but One Snarling Mutant May Reign Supreme

Buyer's Guides: Datsun 510: The Do-Everything Dime

A look back at one of Datsun's greatest gifts.

Features: 25 Feature Presentations

In 2009 we celebrated 25 years of the magazine with a countdown of our 25 favorite feature cars to date.

Features: Past Perfect

The Harvey brothers’ 50-Year-Old Datsun roadster is still a force on the national autocross circuit.

Features: The Art of Understatement: A Low-Key, Championship-Winning Datsun Roadster

The Harvey brothers dominated autocross in an obsolete Datsun a couple decades ago.

Features: From the GRM Vault: The Fascinating History of Small Bore Trans-Am Racing

The Datsun 510 was never supposed to be a sporty car. Then BRE came knocking.

Features: Z-For-All: A Modified Datsun With an Old-School Look

A 1970s exterior conceals this Datsun 240Z’s wildly modern moving parts

Features: A $2000 Datsun 510 With Cannonball Run History

Remember the original Cannonball Run? The engine in this Datsun 510 was there.

Features: Starting With Z: A 240Z That Traveled From Father to Son and Beyond

Reaching beyond age, race, color and gender, our shared love for all things with wheels melds auto enthusiasts into one family.

Features: Bluebirds Fly

Jim Froula's 510 Isn't Just Rare-It's Fast, too

Features: 12 Cars That Raised the Bar for All Sports Cars

We share a dozen great sports cars from over the years which became icons that we now know and love, which one is next?

Buyer's Guides: The Impact of Patina on Value

Love it or hate it, patina can greatly impact the value of a car. As was the case with this 1970 Datsun 240z.

Features: Great Moments in $2000 Challenge History: `72 Datsun 240Z

With Registration For Our $2000 Challenge Now Open, We Think It's A Great Time To Highlight Some Previous Entrants.

Columns: The $2000 Challenge: 20 Years Of Wild Budget Builds

Eighteen Challenges, Eighteen Winners.

Features: Datsun-Bodied, Turbo Nissan 240SX Pickup Truck

What Happens When a Military-Trained Driver, a Datsun Pickup Body, a Nissan 240SX Chassis and a Turbo Engine Join Forces?

Features: How BRE Got Its Stripes

Sure, you've seen the BRE Datsun livery before, but do you know how the iconic stripes came to be?

Datsun Forum Topics

tires rubbing fenders,what to do?
Anyone local to MA that knows SU carbs?
Datsun 260Z
FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed
1978 280z Project Car For Sale!!!
Merry Challenge Christmas
Datsun b210 Challenge car?
Transmission mount: Hockey Pucks?
wash. d.c. cl '72 510
my 1932 datsun replica build
2010 National Nissan/Datsun Convention
73 240Z
Datsun 2000
NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR
Advise on Getting a car to Road Atlanta
datsun 280z shell
1977 Datsun 280z
Pete Brock-Down to earth guy...
Running 73 240z $1100
FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo
2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues
Japanese Classic Car Show - September
1978 Datsun 280Z w/350. $1500
FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL
the intelligent 240z thread
Datsun 510 with fender flares but not the kind would think
Datsun 210
Nismo Racing seat
I started the Sport Compact Scene.......You?
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula
Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals
2 race suits starting at $1.00
2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20
FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts
Adam Carolla's BRE 510 for sale?
1967 Datsun Roadster $500
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone
Gearhead Shirts - Roll United for Japan Shirt
Entering the GRM $2011 Challenge solo
240z pricing help, please
WTB 280zx turbo motor
Gearhead Shirts - Z Car Generations
Gearhead Shirts - Datsun 510 Shirt
The true cost of a "free" car...
Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart
FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450
It is OK to put up project threads........
1977 Datsun 280Z
'83 280ZX turbo MOTOR & TRANS-$650 OBO
'75 Datsun 280z with goods
Gearhead Shirts - Presales! Free US Shipping!
What auto-x class?
Challenge rules?
Gearhead Shirts - Z-Car Generations Presale LAST DAY!
Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer
GRM grudge match: Our own Vs. thread
Paging JoeyM!! (Classic Datsun/Nissan contact)
1972 Datsun 240Z project
Gearhead Shirts - Datsun Honey Bee
[NC] Rebuildable FJ20E and transmission
Online Article: Adam Carolla's 510 and 911
More Datsun B210
Datsun 510 Newsletters - Really Cheap
Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover
fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares
Quick IRS audit question
datsun 240 parts
What's Peter Brock up to?
2008 Biesse Kart $1200
240z Engine Swap Brainstorm
Targa Newfoundland
Datsun/Nissan Z Spoiler
Cheap seat sliders
FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach
FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers
Future car culture?
Is it bad that I'm sorely tempted to try and get this? (S130)
Datsun 510 Race Car $1200
Indy driver meets BRE Datsun 510
75 Datsun 280Z
Datsun Z Lash Pads
240Z breaking up after 5 minutes of running
$1500 Datsun 620 Pickup Project in NH
Corbeau Seat Brackets
Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone
Brazing spider gears?
FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX
Finding the right wheel fitment
1975 Datsun 280z - Turbo Never Ending Build
FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet
Happy Holidays Free stuff
FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines
First R-Compound Auto-X Tires
Re: "Today's 5 Hottest Deals" (March '14 issue)
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork
1971 Datsun 510 wagon budget build or something. Great,Jay. Another one.
Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...
1971 Datsun 510 Wagon $2014 feeler or trade for vintage motorcycle
All Models All Makes Car Show!
Needed: Rear Bumper (Chrome) for 510
FS: One man Kartlift stand
B13 Sentra collection, southern, NH
FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart
FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts
FS: Mychron 4 Tach
FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand
1969 Datsun 2000 Roadster project in NH - NMNA
FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires
HARBOR FREIGHT COUPON For Haul Master 1195lb Capacity 4x8ft Foldable Trailer
FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,
FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!
Rust Welded Clutch
Datsun 280Z - $150
Potential $2015 challenge car (just add motor)
October 2015 Vintage Views 240Z + Les Cannaday
2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206
Forum name drop.
Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma
Driven Daily hillclimb 1975 Datsun 280z (lies)
'71 Datsun 240Z Rallycross/GRM challenge build
Kart Garage clean up
FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork
Z31 300zx VG30ET donor or race as is Maxima turbo 3.0 L
Who is the "Flyin' Miata" of the 240Z?
Crackpipe? Or just what these cost these days (Rusty 240z content)
NMNA Z cars in a barn. Washington dry side of state.
"Project 4g6Z" 1975 280z with 4g63 Turbo Swap.
Sanity check please........
Time-machine NOS Linea Sport Crimson 15x7 set 4x114.3
Intake Manifold Datsun A block (1200-1400) to single DCOE 40
Forumla Ford and Formula Vee parts
"I Make My Car Payments to Parts Stores," or "Why I Can Never Have Nice Things."
turn signals wires on a datsun 910 steering column
Datsun Roadster: 2020 Challenge Build
High priced Datsuns. People paying these prices?
$310,000 for a Datsun 240Z?!?!
Questions about tuning datsun SU carburetors
WTB: Q45 pistons, Z32 rods
Looking for replacement seat belts
Datsun Roadster $500 C.FL. NMNA
SMSA: 1979 Datsun 280ZX Lemons Car
Another 1967 Datsun Roadster Challenge Build
What do I need to know about a 240z?
WTB: 3 pc wheels 4x114 13"-15" Datsun 240z stock body fitment
Panel bond for seat belt backing plate?
Roadsport 510
1968 Datsun Roadster powered by 2.3L Ecoboost
In Search of:
Help me pick some wheels

Datsun Readers' Rides

Jan 22, 2011 by cfg240z
Datsun 240z

A Series I 240Z , came off the line 10/70 #11137. Fairly stock and original, aside from the panasports, tokico adjustables, and other suspension bits. Love reading about the Classic …

May 15, 2010 by Autech510
1971 Datsun 510

'72 510, purchased bone stock from original owner in '84. Converted to an SR20DE w/6-speed. 280ZX brakes, Quaife LSD, CV half shafts, Lots of suspension mods. Fun car.

Sep 13, 2011 by nickel_dime
Datsun 510

My H Prod 510 This was Saturday morning. Sunday afternoon I hydroplaned into the Armco. Racing in the rain on slicks is an adventure. Okay, a litle more about the …

Mar 17, 2011 by snibborddot
Datsun 1200

This isn't my car anymore . But I used to own and raced it a couple of years ago at Waterford Hills a small road coarse north of Detroit Mi …

Jul 16, 2009 by Gen3_V8
Datsun 280Z

1975 Datsun 280Z with 5.7L LT1 Chevy V8 and T56 six-speed from 1995 Trans Am. Car was white and is being repainted Rustoleum Sunburst Yellow.

Apr 10, 2011 by ww
Datsun '72 3.1L 52mm SU Powered 240Z Track Car

1972 240Z with 96k miles and only a "little" rust. Life long California car that was a regular driver and regular track car until I went lean on the front …

Mar 07, 2010 by ww
1972 Datsun '72 RB25DET Powered 240Z

Here's my "work in progress" 2.8L MSnS ITB powered 240Z. It came as a restoration project a previous owner lost interest and then the money to finish. I picked it …

Mar 25, 2011 by ww
Datsun '72 Veggie Powered Turbo Diesel 240Z

Here's my Veggie powered Turbo Diesel 240Z. With the high price of gas, I figured I'd convert one of my rolling chassis' with an early 80's Maxima Diesel motor, make …

Jul 16, 2009 by nickel_dime
Datsun 280Z

My 78 280Z. It used to be a show car now I just drive the piss out of it. It's mostly a stock car with a bunch of look pretty …

Sep 20, 2011 by cygnusx1
1976 Datsun 280Z Turbo

I'v been working on this car since 1989. It was stock, but now it has: 1983 L28ET Turbo Motor, TO4B Super-V turbo, Spearco Intercooler, Megasquirt-II engine management MaegaView Parameter Display, …

Jul 16, 2009 by racerdave600
1971 Datsun 1971 240Z

I looked for several years before I bought this one from a local club member. It looks worse than it is, as the only rot in the car is under …

Oct 20, 2011 by Autech510
Datsun 510

Entering turn 1 at Willow Springs. Track repaving makes for some interesting reflections. Car is a '72 with original paint, and currently sports a JDM S15 Silvia Autech Version SR20DE/6-speed, …

Jul 22, 2010 by nestormoya
Datsun 510

GENERAL · Original Owner: Néstor Moya, Miami, Florida. · Never restored, but new paint and all new body rubber in 2003. · All maintenance / modifications performed by owner. · …

Sep 25, 2011 by ww
1972 Datsun 240Z Powered by a Skyline RB26DETT

After 5.5 years on this project, I finally drove it home last friday and it made it's "public" debut at the Monterey Historic Races at Laguna Seca!

Oct 03, 2011 by ERIC28L240
Datsun 240Z

"73 Project\experiment" 82 Turbo block, N47 head. 72 3 screw hitachi w/ ztherapy needles. 4runner fr calipers. Cut 78 springs, 77 2+2 fr sway, addco rear. urethane every where. battery …

May 15, 2010 by Daryl
Datsun 1600 Roadster

A fun ride with lots of updating: 280ZX 15" wheels with 185/65/15 rubber, Engine bored/stroked to 1800cc, Megasquirt EFI and Ford EDIS ignition, '92 240SX 5 spd adapted with diesel …

Jan 22, 2011 by bre240z
1971 Datsun 240Z

This is my 1971 240Z. It has the original 2.4 liter inline six, and is mostly stock with a few enhancements to performance and braking (Tokico lowering springs and HP …

Jan 25, 2012 by Arne
1971 Datsun 240Z

Period correct, very mildly modified survivor. 72k miles so far. Driven regularly.

Mar 16, 2010 by ww
Datsun 240Z

After nearly 4 and a half years, my project is almost complete! Spent nearly 6 months on the "rotisserie"...

Apr 23, 2011 by 69Datsun
Datsun 510

My pride and Joy at Miller Motorsports Park May 2008. Meeting up with Pete Brock the highlight of the ALMS weekend.. L20B mild cam 4 wheel disc's Rears are from …

Jan 22, 2020 by JoeyM
1932 Datsun Type 11 Phaeton (replica)

This street rod is powered by a 1982 maxima L24(e) station wagon engine, and was built to resemble a 1932 Datsun Type 11 Phaeton. I made the chassis locost-style using …

Sep 04, 2011 by zracer
1972 Datsun 240 Z

I have built this for SCCA Racing Ep & GT3, The cage is 1 3/4 DOM mandrel bent, nascar style door bars, driverside, Over bore 1.2mm special designed Forged Pistons …

Sep 29, 2011 by rjracin240
1970 Datsun 510

Full cage, coilovers koni adjustables in front and Gabriel Adjustable E's on the back what can I say they seem to work! Datsun Comp header, 13X9 Revolutions

Nov 27, 2010 by rjracin240
1972 Datsun 240Z

Trip Mikuni 40's header Shortened struts with Koni's all the way around, sway bars front and rear, sport seats, urethane bushings

Feb 28, 2011 by Javelin (Forum Supporter)
1977 Datsun 280Z Rally Car MODEL

1/24 Scale Model of a 1977 Datsun 280Z as an East African Rally entrant. The car is fictional yet follows the basic livery and equipment of the day. Build: Box-Stock, …

Sep 21, 2011 by DatsunZTravis
1978 Datsun 280Z

Its yellow with black wheels and splash guards, and a small dove tail spoiler. It has a ported and polished head and a great sounding performance exhaust system. I've put …

Apr 18, 2011 by Lionel
1972 Datsun 510 Wagon

Daily-Driver, "Arrest-Me-Red" paint, 280-ZX 5-spd, & wheels. Owned since 1984. Stock engine, with downdraft Weber carb. For over 20 years, it's been my "Camper-Special" at Sebring, sleeping in it for …

Jul 16, 2009 by sshbsn
1972 Datsun 240Z

Webers, header, slot mags

Jul 16, 2009 by rjracin240
1970 Datsun 510

Full cage 13X9 revoluiton's coilovers w/Konis up front gabriel adjustable E's in the back!!! 44 mikunis LSD Datsun Comp header 21/4" mandrel exhaust

Feb 11, 2010 by rjracin240
1972 Datsun 240Z

Trip Mikuni 40's all urethane bushinngs Koni's all corners AZ Z Car springs LSD JDM 5 spd Header 2.5 Exhaust

Jul 16, 2009 by BRE280Z
1976 Datsun 280Z

Officially Licensed BRE Tribute. 3.1L Stroked and Bored L28, SDS engine management fuel and spark.

Sep 12, 2011 by Danatsma
1969 Datsun 2000 Fair Lady Roadster

We (brothers John & Dan) purchased the car in 2003 from the original owner. The Datsun had been dead in the barn for over 10 years with fuel issues. After …

Mar 15, 2010 by dlanier
1974 Datsun B-210 Racer

Full tube frame purpose built GT-L racer. Right-hand drive, Hewland MK-9 dog engagement 5 speed gearbox and speedway quick change. 1.4 liter pushrod, dry sump engine making approx 170 hp …

Jun 14, 2011 by cdietz1
1972 Datsun 240Z

She's mostly stock except for a mild cam, exhaust system & wheels. I almost forgot, it has a rear A/C unit to assist the stock one!!!

Jul 16, 2009 by 510mar
1972 Datsun 510

l20b,dogleg 5,zx struts,4 wheel disc

Jul 16, 2009 by 510mar
1978 Datsun 280z

34k org.miles

Sep 05, 2011 by DAT4SUN
1968 Datsun 1600 Sport

1968 1600 SPL311 Datsun Sport "Roadster"

Feb 20, 2012 by jimbob_racing
1975 Datsun 280Z


Aug 11, 2011 by GeneO
1972 Datsun 510 2dr

Four year project. All the work was done by me except a new windshield and headliner. L20B, 5speed, 81 200SX struts, Epsilon wheels, and much more.

Oct 31, 2011 by FlyingOP
1972 Datsun 510 2dr

A four year project. All work was done by me except a new wind shield and headliner. Powered by an L20b w/SUs, bored .040, a reground cam for more torque, …

Jul 16, 2009 by 5NDIME
1972 Datsun 510 2dr

Clean original paint exept for the primered panels. I had hoped to save original paint but it has been buffed through in spots. Has dual SU carbs and 280Z 5sp, …

Jul 06, 2011 by subtle_driver
1973 Datsun 240z

i bought this after saving for 2 years at a minumum wage job in highschool. It was auto, and i swapped to a 5-speed. and rebuilt the motor with a …

Aug 10, 2016 by ascott
1970 Datsun 240Z

Autocross mule. Garage-built 2.8L short stroke engine, Borg Warner T-5, triple Mikunis, and Konig Rewinds with Kumho XS.

Jun 16, 2011 by 240zdave
1971 Datsun 240Z

Yellow (original color) 240Z, acquired last year from the previous owner in Denver. Mostly original, except for 5-speed, R200 rear diff, and aftermarket radio.

Mar 01, 2011 by 240zdave
1973 Datsun 240Z

SCCA race car in ITS class. Raced from 2001 until car bent beyond repair at Barber rain race in July, 2007. Have been building replacement ever since.

Aug 05, 2009 by Scotts510
1972 Datsun 510

2.0 bored .40 over ,flat top pistons, decked .005, SSS head ,shadbolt cam ,duel webbers suspension all custom built Unfortunatly rear ended by a blazer

Sep 24, 2011 by goatee
1973 Datsun 510

L20B, Weber 32/36, headers, fiberglass flared front fenders, retarded rear flares

Apr 12, 2010 by DatsunRdstrNut
1969 Datsun SRL 311 (2000 Rdstr)

mostly stock, SU carbs, header, elec ignition, rollbar now installed. upcoming projects: front springs (comp), complete the missing interior bits, re-spray (same color)

Apr 01, 2011 by Marc
1973 Datsun 240Z

I have been an Autocross fanatic for several years. It all started with a Datsun 510. After 10 years of playing and modifying this ride I moved up to a …

Apr 05, 2010 by Tiger_DFT
1967 Datsun SR311 - 2000 Sports

Great car, has 45mm DCOE Webers instead of the std Mikunis. Won the 1998 West Australian 2000cc Hillclimb championship.

Apr 18, 2011 by jimmy
1970 Datsun 1600

Photo was taken while driving our 1970 Datsun on a Labor Day vacaction. This 1600 is a three owner car. It has only 42,000 miles and nearly all of its …

Sep 30, 2009 by znismo1
1983 Datsun 280zx

l28et, garret 62 trim, 440 injectors, JSK Fuel Rail, Greddy regulator, DIY pcm, 1.5mm head gasket, MSD ignition, msd coil, Volvo radiator, frount mount, electric fan, 1 piece custom mandrel …

Sep 30, 2009 by bobothebear
1970 Datsun 510

1.8 with side carbs

Sep 30, 2009 by Racerkat
1968 Datsun 510 Sedan

Ex-ITC car, planning to be a fast Vintage B Sedan. All it will take is time and money...

May 26, 2011 by 767driver
1974 Datsun 260Z

All original 28,000 mile car still on it's original date-coded tires!!! Still smells new!

Oct 14, 2009 by Steve280Z
1977 Datsun 280Z

I purchased this car in 2003 planning to fix it up to autocross. This first year I replaced a lot of the components in the steering and suspension. The second …

Jan 05, 2011 by jim260z
1974 Datsun 74 260z track car

This is my track car( HPDE's) and auto-xing 3.1 stroker / triple mikunis carbs tokico springs /tokico illumina dampers brake upgrade corbeau seats, 5pt harness, roll bar

Sep 02, 2011 by Xander_42
1972 Datsun 510

I've now had my baby five years. Check out my CarDomain page for the current status and up to date pictures. It's got an L20B, a Weber 32/36 DGV, 15inch …

Oct 22, 2011 by captmark
1970 Datsun 240Z


Jul 07, 2016 by mkiisupra
1973 Datsun 240Z

S30Z with L28ET driveline swap. Fully reffed by DMV, nismo comp sways, struts, springs, decals. Stock turbo, old skool Recaro seats, drift/autox toy.

Jan 20, 2018 by mkiisupra
1969 Datsun Roadster 1600

What can you do with '59 Cadillac 'Iris Blue'? Lay down some Gulf Oil-type stripes! Rebuilt R16 in 4/09, long term resto-mod.

Oct 28, 2009 by Schmidlap
1976 Datsun 280Z

The car's in pieces, much like the engine block. I plan to have it running again soon, with a LT1/T-56.

Nov 04, 2009 by Nathan
1983 Datsun 280zx 2+2

#314 BSP NA L28/5 Speed 300K+ Miles

Dec 03, 2009 by ggarrard
1983 Datsun 280ZX Turbo 2+2

our family Zed....

Jan 23, 2011 by bradyzq
1972 Datsun 240Z

still a 2.4, for now... triple Webers, 4.11, 5-speed, the usual goodies.

Oct 31, 2019 by Bluebird51
1970 Datsun 510

1970 Datsun 510 I'm just a Old School Trans-Am Wantabe! I have owned this car since 1974. Datsun L-20B (2 liter, 4 cylinder) bored .040" over with flat top 280Z …

Dec 27, 2009 by 510racer28
1969 Datsun 510

ITC racecar

Oct 08, 2010 by 510racer28
1972 Datsun 510

Street car, 2.3L 5-spd, 4-wheel disc, etc

Feb 06, 2010 by speeddoctor
1964 Datsun 1964-320 Pickup

Lite Blue all original low mile. 1200 cc, 60 hp.

Feb 06, 2010 by speeddoctor
1964 Datsun 1964-411 Wagon

Pininfarina designed body, rear fold down seats. 1200cc A-12 engine with 60hp. Solid, from New Mexico. All original. Beige on beige

Feb 06, 2010 by speeddoctor
1969 Datsun 1969-1600 roadster aka spl311

California solid. 33K 2nd owner. all original. Best mechains by the best mechanic.....Black on red

Feb 06, 2010 by speeddoctor
1972 Datsun 1972-240Z-race

California racer.......Burnt Orange

Jan 05, 2010 by grahamdavid5
1982 Datsun 280ZX

I found this 280zx in January of 2009...a year later I am driving it but I have not restored it yet...just been able to keep it running...I like my car...just …

Feb 10, 2011 by grahamdavid5
1982 Datsun 280ZX

I have not restored this 280ZX yet...just been driving it and keeping it running since Jan 2009. It was sitting in a field for over a year when I got …

Mar 30, 2012 by sethmeister4
1977 Datsun 280Z


Apr 05, 2011 by DatsunSan
1969 Datsun 1600 Roadster

drive to and from high school this Spring. Original and 99% stock, its a very rare find. My Dad is an Alfa man, owning a Horst Kwech Trans-Am replica GTV …

Feb 20, 2013 by datsuntech
1970 Datsun 510

KA24DE and 5-spd trans installed by cutting the middle out of the front crossmember and flipping it to make room for the front sump eng and custom made motor mounts. …

Mar 10, 2012 by datsuntech
1972 Datsun 510

I've had this car since 1991. It's been through hell and back. It started out factory pale yellow and has been painted at least 5 times it is now flat …

Jan 18, 2010 by earthcruiser
1972 Datsun 240Z

Purchase from orignal owner three years ago.

Dec 31, 2010 by nestormoya2
1969 Datsun 510

This 510 launched Moya Motorsports in 2009 (visit us at It is the only racecar of the four 510s we own. See nestormoya's 510, owned since new, also featured …

Feb 07, 2010 by zxcrazyv8
1980 Datsun 280zx 2+2

Datsun 280zx 2+2 v8 video,s on zxcrazyv8 on I have had this car since 1991 had ZSPORT.COM in 1992 put a v-8 in. 1995-1996 showed and today still have …

Jan 22, 2011 by Woolly1
1973 Datsun 240z

The picture looks pretty good, but then I had this bright idea of creating my dream and painting her up as a BRE Tribute road car. I decided I should …

Sep 19, 2011 by ww
1982 Datsun Maxima Diesel

What you see below is a virtually un-blemished 1982 Datsun Maxima Diesel! I've been looking for a runner for the last several years that would be a viable drivetrain transplant …

Feb 26, 2010 by blueturbo
1972 Datsun 510

2.0 bored .040 over ,flat top pistons, cam. duel dcoe40's and balanced

Apr 13, 2011 by PurePontiacKid
1979 Datsun 280ZX

This is my second car, that I bought for $400. I'm currently rebuilding all the suspension since I got in an accident and couldn't drive the car as it was. …

Nov 22, 2012 by cutler
1972 Datsun 510

Flat black box flared.L20B,dogleg,rear disc brake.

May 15, 2010 by zonker01
1966 Datsun 1600 Roadster race car

Bought new in 1966, converted to race car in 1967. Land O'Lakes Regional Champion 1971, competed at SCCA National Championships 1998

Mar 30, 2010 by aaronb
1969 Datsun 510

Ever so slowly turning it into a autocross/time attack car.

May 26, 2011 by Turboragtop
1966 Datsun Roadster - SPL-311

2-seater, convertible. Engine is a turbo Ford, 2.3L with a T5 trans. 3 inch exhaust, front mounted intercooler. 15 lbs of boost; about 220 HP at the flywheel. It's fast …

Apr 19, 2010 by Hallnass
1969 Datsun Roadster 2000 SRL311

Red '69 ' Datsun 2000 Roadster

Jan 22, 2011 by oldskoolZ
1970 Datsun 240z

VIN number 1382 white exterior and rare blue interior. I searched for more than 16 years for a clean rustfree 70 240z. I wanted the color combo from seeing them …

Sep 02, 2011 by h4nsm0l3m4n
1974 Datsun 260z

Bought it from a guy in Eugene for $900 with no information on the car whatsoever, didnt even know the mileage. Been putting some work into it and running it …

May 12, 2010 by Z DDid
1978 Datsun 280Z

In Process Rebuild-Ground up

Jun 17, 2010 by inuu
1973 Datsun 1200 Sedan (B110)

Period look of a racer in Japan!

Jun 19, 2010 by Raymond74
1975 Datsun 280z

ruff but runs

Oct 25, 2010 by dmyntti
1975 Datsun 280Z

75 280 Z. Building as $2010 challenge racer.

Jun 29, 2010 by jhoski
1971 Datsun 240Z

Vintage Race Car. True SCCA C Production club race car from the Central Division. Currently running E Production in Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs events.

Jul 03, 2010 by josephficarra
1981 Datsun 280ZX

Shes a bit rough around the edges, but she runs reliably. Im in the process of restoring her, check it out at

Aug 01, 2010 by Eatroad
1973 Datsun 620

Fun. You would not believe how many coments I get on this truck.

Jan 22, 2011 by Eatroad
1970 Datsun 240z

Currently undergoing partial restoration.

Oct 20, 2011 by gboone
1970 Datsun SRL311

Commonly referred to as the 2000 Roadster. I've converted the original U20 engine from carburetors to EFI, using Megasquirt to control fuel and spark. I've built the car for SCCA …

Mar 03, 2013 by JohnyHachi6
1979 Datsun 280zx

Daily Driver

Mar 30, 2011 by ang94541
1973 Datsun 1200 Sedan

My commuter car. 1200cc, CalCams, Hitachi SU's, H89 Oval Port Head, MSD6al, Pertronix Ignitor, TriMill Header, Flowmaster Super 40, 210 5spd, custom short shifter

Jul 01, 2011 by pakrite
1970 Datsun 240Z

Licensed BRE Tribute Vintage Road Race Car. Compete in VSCDA, VSRA & HSR

Oct 10, 2011 by RacerX69
1971 Datsun 240Z

This car has been a ICSCC D/E Production race car since 1979. I picked it up in 1989, and completely stripped it and went through it from top to bottom. …

Sep 24, 2010 by DaveC
1972 Datsun 240Z

Purchased in November of 2009 from the family of the original owner in Georgia. The car arrived about 50% in boxes as a roller-slash-storage shed. I bought it because it …

Jan 06, 2011 by cygnusx1
1972 Datsun 240Z

Purchased in November of 2009 from the family of the original owner in Georgia. The car arrived about 50% in boxes as a roller-slash-storage shed. I bought it because it …

Sep 14, 2010 by DaveC
1976 Datsun 280Z

I’ve been working on this car since 1989. It was stock, but now it has: 1983 L28ET Turbo Motor, TO4B Super-V turbo, Spearco Intercooler, Megasquirt-II engine management MaegaView Parameter Display, …

Sep 10, 2011 by fhptom
1974 Datsun 260

3.1L stroker motor running triple S&K 45 mm side draft carbs, 5 spd with OS Giken LSD 4.10 gears. IMSA wide body kit.

Jul 11, 2011 by corndog
1971 Datsun 240-Z

It was originally a '71 Datsun (Nissan) 240Z. She has a Jim Cook Racing "California Z" Fiberglass body with a fiberglass 1983 Porsche 928 spoiler. The engine is a 1977 …

Jul 14, 2011 by corndog
1978 Datsun 280-Z

My 1978 Datsun 280-Z has a good running 1969 Chevrolet 350 V8 with a 700R4 4-speed automatic. It has a Holley 4160 carb on top of an aluminum intake, Mallory …

Sep 19, 2010 by BluEvo210
1980 Datsun 210 wagon

My parents' first new car. Stock, worn-out, 60hp engine. K&N filter, electric fan, 2" exhaust. Centerforce clutch, because stock clutches were short-lived. Mustang 7.5" rear end because stock rear-ends were …

Aug 21, 2011 by troyt
1971 Datsun 510 Wagon

B-Sedan Vintage racecar - prepped L20b, close ratio 5 speed, welded 4.38, IRS (yep), coilovers and Wilwoods. Built by the owner with the help of The Moore Speed Co. in …

Oct 20, 2010 by speedgato
1970 Datsun 240z

A 1970 Datsun 240z 3.0 liter, tripple Weber Carbs, Ground Control Coil-overs, Tokico springs, Illumina struts, Design Products camber plates, carbon fiber wheel flares, Compomotive 15x8 front and 15x9 rear …

Sep 28, 2010 by AlbieVisser
1972 Datsun 1200A

This is my daugthers vehicle for going to school. I bought it for R6,500 and have spend in total of R8,000 to restore it. Little ghost will be getting the …

Feb 28, 2011 by PeterZ
1971 Datsun 240Z

This is my 240Z racecar. It's a former SCCA ITC car that has been used for autocross and time trail events the last few years. It will be for sale …

Feb 22, 2011 by ArthurDent
1981 Datsun 210

Bare bones base model 210 with 1.2L A12A engine and 4spd manual gearbox.

Nov 07, 2010 by J_Shooter
1978 Datsun 620

Totally stock, just as underpowered as the day it left the factory.

Jun 10, 2011 by accelrgreat
1974 Datsun 260Z

Track day / auto-x car - 2.8l dual carbs, 5 spd, fender flares, fiberglass bumpers, front spoiler, 8" wide wheels, coil-overs, adjustable tokicos, 4 piston front calipers, braided lines, stock …

Dec 20, 2010 by GridMarshall
1967 Datsun 2000 Roadster

Red, with wire wheel and Knock offs, hardtop fits nicely over roll bar. Original motor has been replaced with a SR20DE.

Jan 11, 2011 by jmcarter
1978 Datsun 280Z

White 2+2, 5 speed, basic original car, Neoprem bushings, KYB strut and shocks, Strut braces (F&R), factory Aluminum mags ("83 model) with "FAULKIN" Azeniz RT-615K tires

Feb 21, 2011 by ggarrard
1976 Datsun 280Z

Brakes, springs, swaybars etc to make it a play toy

Dec 24, 2018 by ggarrard
1977 Datsun 280Z

280Z - minor seat/brake/suspension & tire upgrades to date...

Feb 09, 2011 by ggarrard
1983 Datsun 280ZX Turbo 2+2

The family Zed...

Jun 14, 2011 by ww
1972 Datsun '72 Ratsun BRE240Z

our rusted hulk that was given to us for free with no drivetrain and a busted right rear control arm... Turned into a BRE Nostalgia racer. We took it to …

Jun 30, 2011 by turboHLS30
1975 Datsun 280z

This is my '75 Datsun 280z with triple 40mm Mikuni carbs, a Cartech turbo kit, lowering springs, wheels, 240z seats, grant steering wheel, Crown Royal shifter boot, freshly cleaned gas …

Mar 01, 2011 by RVOspeedworks
1969 Datsun 1600 Roadster

$500 rolling SPL311 datsun roadster, working on a mazda 12a swap now since i encountered a few problems trying out the pipe dream of a L28 swap (read: steering linkage? …

Oct 10, 2011 by RVOspeedworks
1973 Datsun 240Z

Been a project car for way too F&*(%@# long!! Got it 5 years ago for a very stupid $750 bucks. Fixed the fred flinstone fabrications floors, actually drove it with …

Mar 22, 2011 by Typecast_wookie
1971 Datsun 510

Currently out of commission, awaiting a new L20B bottom end. Peanut head, dual 44DCOEs, 5speed, all that jazz.

Jul 16, 2011 by troyt
1971 Datsun 510 Wagon

B-Sedan vintage race car. L20, 5 speed, IRS. Thanks to Nissan Parts Warehouse and The Moore Speed Co. More at

Oct 10, 2011 by Cethern
1975 Datsun 280Z

Just a mildly modified old Datsun for Autocross and TT and daily driver, with a lot more mods coming in time,

May 13, 2011 by Phil_holloway
1983 Datsun 280zx

Black with grey racing stripe needs alot of work but I got it running

May 13, 2011 by AXELCARAVIAS
1969 Datsun 240Z

Car # 194 . A real 69.

May 17, 2011 by tycot1
1972 Datsun 510

this car has evolved from a race car to a street machine. it has a 220hp n/a ka de 2.4 twin cam with 2.5 borla stainless exhaust, r180 4:11 lsd, …

May 28, 2011 by briank120789
1978 Datsun 280z

This is my green datsun 280z with a 302 from a 1989 mustang. Its got a long way to go but it will be ready one day.

Jun 11, 2011 by wavemux
1973 Datsun 240Z

Mostly original 1973 Datsun 240Z. 78,000 miles. I am the 2nd caretaker of this car which, believe it or not, spent 90% of it's original life in lovely salt laden …

Jul 10, 2011 by mep26
1974 Datsun 260Z

SCCA ITS race car

Oct 14, 2011 by bluzee
1972 Datsun 240Z

This Z is a 72 chassis with a full 8 point cage with side protection and stiffening tubing throughout. It comes with a modified L28 block and a ported, large-valve …

Jul 26, 2011 by keep
1984 Datsun 240Z

Vintage race car HSR, SVRA & SCCA (ITS)

Aug 04, 2011 by myyelloz
1973 Datsun 240z

my yellow Z is my pride and joy

Aug 06, 2011 by readymix
1969 Datsun Fairlady Roadster

For sale! 8,000 Frame modified for SR20DET SR20DET redtop and associated bits included All new interior bits, gaskets for body, carpets, suspension parts, brake conversion for 300ZX 4 pots WITH …

Aug 12, 2011 by johnhaag
1979 Datsun 280 ZX

-V8 engine - 350 c.i. TPI engine from an '89 Firebird TransAm -700R4 auto trans -Tokico Illumina (front) and Tokico HP (rear) -Tokico lowering springs -aluminum driveshaft -Ron Davis radiator …

Oct 10, 2011 by powerboatnut
1973 Datsun 240Z

Modified 240Z with SBC and B/W 5 speed. Lowered with moderate suspension mods done by prior owner. Car has mild flares and Enkei rims.

Oct 13, 2014 by LeonV
1974 Datsun 260Z

I have refreshed and updated the suspension, engine, drivetrain and interior.

Sep 04, 2011 by myyelloz
1974 Datsun 260z

It was just sitting there, no one wanted it, so I took and made it my own. Its not finished, its well on its way.

Sep 28, 2011 by Phrogdriver33
1974 Datsun 260z

My first car. Partially restored, bad paint, planning on starting over from scratch.(don't tell the wife)

Oct 06, 2011 by grantab
1976 Datsun 280Z

Parts car...

Oct 20, 2011 by creativerace
1972 Datsun 240 Z

GT-2 racecar, full tube frame, custom built suspension, hand built from the ground up

Dec 02, 2011 by rallydime
1972 Datsun 510


Dec 02, 2011 by rallydime
1976 Datsun 620 LONG BED

I'm making this compact 1/2 ton into a compact 1 ton. This little truck will be the hauler and service vehicle for the stage rally 510.

Dec 21, 2011 by Zedyone_kenobi
1971 Datsun 240Z

This is my 71 Datsun 240Z that I have been diligently mechanically and cosmetically restoring for 3 years now. All rubber parts and bushings, and mounts and joints have been …

Dec 24, 2011 by boxerman
1971 Datsun 510

resto mod: originally dark red, changed to bright datsun yellow from 240Z. 13B Mazda rotary 13B w/ 5MT

Jan 19, 2012 by dhenry6188
1969 Datsun 2000

have had for years since 1991

Jan 23, 2012 by badfrogg
1970 Datsun 240z

fate unknown

May 08, 2015 by Matt Grimes
1971 Datsun 240Z

A classic Z with an inline 6 cylinder motor fueled by original SU carbs.

Mar 09, 2017 by PseudoSport (Forum Supporter)
1976 Datsun 280z

My $500 76 Datsun 280Z. It came with 6 bent valves and a fair amount of rust. Turns out the car was mostly bondo with lots of rot. In 2012 …

Apr 23, 2012 by Bluebird51
1978 Datsun 280Z

My son Jim's project car.

May 05, 2012 by 2K4Kcsq
1977 Datsun 280Z

A car I saved from the crusher in '04 over a $220 mechanic's bill. Been pouring my life force into it ever since. High points include: High compression L28, MS1, …

May 30, 2012 by blozup
1977 Datsun 280Z

For some reason I decided to swap in a VG30ET out of an '88 300ZX (the same V6 in every Nissan in the 90s, really) I made my own exhaust …

Jun 09, 2012 by soundmasterg
1972 Datsun 240Z

This is a super fun car that will get a turbo engine, limited slip differential, 300ZX rotors, and a bunch of other stuff. Already has 4 wheel disc brakes, is …

Jul 16, 2012 by benelli
1972 Datsun 240z

track day fun

Aug 28, 2012 by asindro
1978 Datsun 280Z

Project Car- Restoring a non turbo 5 speed 280Z since 2010. The car is in running condition and a lot of fun to drive. Currently working on the interior wiring, …

Sep 28, 2012 by vaaaaroooom
1969 Datsun 510 Wagon

My first car...

Jan 03, 2013 by TommyZCar
1973 Datsun 240Z

Bought from the original ower 23 years ago. I no longer own the Roadster (Pinky) but it was a very fun car.

Jan 08, 2013 by McLovin
1976 Datsun 280Z

Many, many pieces

Jan 09, 2013 by kortmeyer
1975 Datsun 280Z

Full on race prepped for open road racing or track.

Jan 09, 2013 by kortmeyer
1977 Datsun 280Z

Have a little work to do on this one.

Jan 09, 2013 by kortmeyer
1975 Datsun 280Z

Currently being tore down for a complete rebuild.

Feb 13, 2013 by N1156JP
1982 Datsun 280 ZX 2+2

Black Gold

Mar 12, 2013 by mec011
1972 Datsun 240Z

Silver on Red, 4-Speed

Mar 13, 2013 by RangerWill
1977 Datsun 280Z

LOTS and LOTS Too much to list. 5 years to build

Feb 14, 2021 by crankwalk (Forum Supporter)
1973 Datsun 240Z

1973 Datsun 240Z 4 speed, Dealer installed A/C, Gerald Ford green paint with Roger Waters orange interior It's getting a dash cap, new armrest and a cleaning on the inside. …

Jan 07, 2021 by Mikelly
1976 Datsun 280Z

1976 Datsun 280Z Chassis MSA Type3 Front bumper BetaMotorsports Carbon Hood ZCCJDM Rear wing Lexan Rear Hatch Window Motor Chevy Bowtie Block 383 stroker Eagle Forged Rods Weisco Forged Pistons …

Feb 14, 2014 by sethmeister4
1975 Datsun 280Z

Here's my new project. It's a bone stock 280z that has spent it's whole life in this area (as far as I can tell). It hasn't been on the road …

Jul 22, 2013 by MostExaltedPotentate
1981 Datsun 280ZX

gold chain and wide collar goodness

Jul 23, 2013 by peej410
1972 Datsun 240z

72 240z with E36 M3 front and rear suspension. Powered by a hand built solid roller 350 built to rev. Its fun :)

Jul 26, 2013 by Gerryslo945
1977 Datsun 280Z

still in restoration minor bodywork needed am trying to do the small stuff all the heavy welding has been done stripped paint off the car and am waiting to get …

Aug 03, 2013 by hcarrickz3
1976 Datsun 280Z

600 Holley dbl pumper, DA-290 Crane Cam,6 into 1 interpart header,toyota 4x4 front brake, MSA Stage II rear disk, Ground Control adjustable coilovers suspension with Camber plates. 390 Rear Diff. …

Aug 06, 2013 by 280zzzzz
1976 Datsun october 280z

bought in 78 - stored in turkey barn for 15 years - a little rust on fenders - none in floor or frame - pulled out July2013 - rebuilding suspension …

Aug 12, 2013 by Glliw
1978 Datsun 280z

All stock & currently crunchy

Aug 17, 2013 by Headstrong280z
1976 Datsun 280z


Aug 26, 2013 by 510Finn
1972 Datsun PL510

1972 Datsun 510 Sedan 4 door. 2.4L KA24E-T 5 speed manual

Aug 29, 2013 by steved033
1971 Datsun 240Z

Ex silver California automatic that became a black 5 speed somewhere along the way. I traded a 1994 jeep Cherokee 2WD for it.

Sep 20, 2013 by VGS30
1971 Datsun 240z

85 VG30et engine Holset hybrid turbo with megasquirt

Oct 18, 2013 by wbr911
1972 Datsun 510

Track autocross car work in progress. Motor swap suspension swap and more

Oct 21, 2013 by smidden
1970 Datsun PL510

Former GT-4 car, now SPU or VP1

Oct 21, 2013 by smidden
1972 Datsun PL510


Nov 05, 2013 by paladin
1972 Datsun 240z

white, stroker in-line 6 motor with fuel injection, 5 speed

Nov 22, 2013 by malsup
1970 Datsun 2000 Roadster

Frame-off restoration - car is currently out for paint

Dec 16, 2013 by slow
1968 Datsun 1600

Coolest car that I had. Doesn't run of course.

Dec 19, 2013 by TexasStig
1968 Datsun Roadster

Prepping for Vintage racing.

Dec 30, 2013 by 1ncdragon
1977 Datsun Datsun 280Z Turbo

I added a Cartech turbo made for my 280Z in 1978. I have 300 HP at the rear wheels. There are many other mods.

Dec 31, 2013 by boost_dependent
1971 Datsun 240Z

The goal of this build is to drift a Datsun 240Z. I've had a Nissan S13 Silvia in Japan, as well as a Nissan S13 240SX here in the states. …

Dec 09, 2014 by lovie40
1970 Datsun 240z

Owned by the 1st owner 42 years. 52,000 original miles all stock. super nice car and a great driver.

Jan 09, 2014 by NNNN
1971 Datsun 2door 510 wagon

Long doors(sedan doors) on a wagon with functional wing windows, SR20 na. Original build sheet under rear seat, seat belts still in original plastic. Fun.

Jan 14, 2014 by evildky
1971 Datsun 240Z

03,04 and 05 Challenge car. Now way over budget and in pieces

Jan 31, 2014 by rvillata
1972 Datsun 510

2.0L track car

Feb 19, 2014 by datsun_nut
1969 Datsun 2000 (convertible)

My baby. Bought in pieces in 2000. Partially restored and on the road in 2006. Driven 13,000 miles since then. Rare early Solex carbs and competition cam and oil pan. …

Sep 23, 2014 by rookie13
1970 Datsun 240z #4213

Original 58,000 mile clean ride with dealer-installed a/c and the not-so-desired sunroof. This car spent 42 years in San Fransisco with the same owner before a kid got hold of …

Feb 02, 2015 by crankwalk (Forum Supporter)
1971 Datsun 510 Station Wagon

The specs are a rebuilt L20B with high compression flat top pistons. Racer Brown cam,A87 cylinder head, Twin SUs, MSD backed by a 280zx 5 speed. Full coilovers and swaybars. …

Apr 27, 2014 by rreford
1970 Datsun 240Z

stock Series One automatic

Nov 01, 2018 by cemike2
1978 Datsun 280Z

Just picked up this rust-free faded red 280Z off eBay for $1200. I can't wait to get the restoration started!!

Jul 20, 2016 by cemike2
1969 Datsun Fairlady Roadster

A complete, but rusty car. Destined to be a future GRM Challenge entry.

May 30, 2014 by stamanti
1973 Datsun 240ZG

Project began in 2010. Drove it for 6 months and then tore it all apart. Lots of rust repair, repainted it SEM hot rod black, car was originally orange. The …

Jun 19, 2014 by Rustspecs13
1974 Datsun 260z

Just picked up an L28ET for it, soon to be back on the road.

Jul 06, 2014 by TiggerWelder
1974 Datsun 260Z ITS Race Car

Raced in SEDIV since 1993. Won the TCPS at VIR Gobblins Go

Jul 29, 2014 by BaronVonBackfire
1971 Datsun 510 Wagon

L20B 5 speed, high comp pistons, coilovers, ratty paint job.

Aug 12, 2014 by keithj
1981 Datsun b210 (310) wagon

Soon to be ford powered.

Aug 20, 2014 by Nismo49
1973 Datsun S30 240Z

Original car, never restored or painted. Recently swapped in an L28 with triple mikuni carbs.

Aug 21, 2014 by mikeatrpi
1982 Datsun 280ZX

Shade tree project with turbo conversion and Megasquirt

Feb 08, 2020 by LeonV
1974 Datsun 260Z

Period-correct-looking restomod

Oct 18, 2014 by Schuck
1969 Datsun 510

Datsun 510 vintage racer prepared to B Sedan specs

Nov 12, 2014 by Fitzauto
1980 Datsun 280zx

This was the first car I bought (with help from my parents) when I was 17. Belonged to my uncles neighbor since new and I grew up looking at it …

Dec 02, 2014 by Tom1200
1972 Datsun 1200

SCCA GTL & C-sedan Vintage race car. A15 engine w/Keihin Flat slide Carbs, H190 LSD, 280ZX coil over struts, Nissan motorsports suspension. 1680lb. 100 RWHP.

Dec 14, 2014 by 580z
1977 Datsun 280z

450hp small block,5 speed restoration in progress

Jan 07, 2015 by Ponder
1969 Datsun SPL311 Roadster

Former G Production club racer from southern Michigan. Now a locally run D prepared autocrosser.

Jan 12, 2015 by SVMike
1972 Datsun 204Z

now featuring jackstands!

Feb 05, 2015 by Isthatguyblack
1974 Datsun 260z

Project in Progress It is an early 260z so still has the body of a 240, 240z su carbs, L26, MSA 6-2-1 header to custom exhaust, Reworked interior with Corbeau …

Mar 04, 2015 by rookie13
1970 Datsun 240z first year in states #4213

Same car as above, site wouldnt allow to ad a photo above. sorry this picture is crappy, site won't allow my nicer photos.

Jul 30, 2019 by drivendaily
1975 Datsun 280z

Tube frame Datsun 280z, built for daily driving and hillclimb races.

Sep 10, 2015 by Scoot
1977 Datsun 280Z

5 speed Eibach Springs kyb gas struts toyota 4 piston calipers 300zx vented slotted discs strut braces 225/50-16 tires 3.54 gearing S2k seats

Oct 28, 2015 by bquiggle
1974 Datsun 260 Z

all the rust ya could ever want

Nov 12, 2015 by Ben280
1977 Datsun 280z

1977 Datsun 280z auto-x/track day car. Built from scratch, chassis is 80% built-to-the-rules SCCA FP. Fully adjustable suspension, custom bits everywhere!

Dec 20, 2015 by Press1-VRG
1969 Datsun 510 B-Sedan

Full race prepared 510. 2.0 Liter Jeff Winters engine.

Jan 05, 2016 by hcarrickz3
1977 Datsun 280Z

1977 Datsun 280Z Ground Control Adj. Coil overs, 4 piston caliper upgrade, MSA Stage II rear disk brakes, 1994 LT1 5.7 Chevy motor with 4L60e 4 speed auto transmission. 16x8 …

Feb 24, 2016 by sesparklin
1971 Datsun 240 z

Road race modifications including roll cage, coil overs and 276 HP Robello Motor. Street legal here in Calif.

Apr 17, 2016 by kent66esp
1974 Datsun 260z

Was my brothers car for years. He parked it in garage and it sat. I finally talked him out of it. Got it back on the road. It had a …

May 11, 2016 by RiverCitySpeed
1974 Datsun 260Z

LS6, T56, 76mm turbo, 8.8 IRS rear, RS Watanabe wheels, full restomod

Nov 03, 2016 by dpappe
1972 Datsun 240Z

Third owner. purchased 2012 to do full restoration. Completed 2016

Nov 03, 2016 by dpappe
1972 Datsun 240Z

Third owner. purchased 2012 to do full restoration. Completed 2016

Jan 06, 2017 by noragonpi
1972 Datsun 240Z

Complete disassembly and slowly rebuilding and putting it all back together while tracking down parts, new or old. Added A/C from a 280Z along with a 280ZX engine with triple …

Feb 09, 2017 by Jroc
1971 Datsun 240Z

Under Construction

Feb 16, 2017 by Smoke
1972 Datsun 510

Forever a project.

Mar 02, 2017 by hcarrickz3
1977 Datsun 280Z

1977 Datsun 280Z with 1994 Chevy LT1 engine, 4L60e transmission,

Mar 15, 2017 by 75280z
1975 Datsun 280z

It is a Red with Black racing Stripes Datsun 280z. It has an L28et swap, running MegaSquirt 'n Spark. I have swapped in a lightened Flywheel, 5 speed transmission, upgraded …

Apr 04, 2017 by Marty Pierro
1975 Datsun 280z

This is my first ever project car. I have very little hands on automotive experience but I'm learning as I go, we'll see how it ends up.

Jun 04, 2017 by rsikes
1972 Datsun 240Z

Chevrolet 3.6L LLT & Asin Warner 6 speed.

Jun 10, 2017 by lotus026
1971 Datsun 510 4 door


Jan 15, 2020 by karplus2
1972 Datsun 240Z

Fun car that needs restored

Jun 27, 2017 by madovic
1975 Datsun 280z

Track duty build in progress

Aug 22, 2019 by durr2230
1974 Datsun 260z

350ci Chevy small block V8 Converting to Road Course Racer

Nov 27, 2017 by 75280z
1972 Datsun 510

A rusty non-runner when I bought it, with a TON of parts to bolt on once I get her sorted

Nov 20, 2020 by maschinenbau
1980 Datsun 210 Wagon

$2018 Challenge?

Jan 11, 2021 by Dogdish
1971 Datsun 240Z

Datsun 240Z Vintage racer. 2.8 litre, .040 over bore. RMVR and SVRA.

Mar 02, 2018 by Steven
1970 Datsun 510 Wagon

Gonna put the old Race Prepped KA24DE from my 240SX in this should be phone with close to a 200hp na motor!

Apr 01, 2018 by DRL
1979 Datsun 280ZX

Have had this car for over a decade, and have not raced it. Nevertheless, I've continued to upgrade. New floors, Stronger roll cage, New dashboard, engine updates. flushed tanks & …

Apr 01, 2018 by DRL
1979 Datsun 280ZX

Have had this car for over a decade, and have not raced it. Nevertheless, I've continued to upgrade. New floors, Stronger roll cage, New dashboard, engine updates. flushed tanks & …

Jan 02, 2019 by B13Birk
1972 Datsun 240Z

A California car with factory orange paint. Currently becoming an epic track day time trail car with full race coilovers, a Tubro KA-T, and much much more

Feb 17, 2020 by rmeisenbach
1971 None 240Z

1971 Datsun 240Z Series 1 (11/70) 280ZX N?A 280ZX short block, flat top pistons, N42 cylinder head, triple 40mm Weber carbs, Schneider cam & kit, MSA Premium headers & exhaust, …

Feb 23, 2020 by toonarmy
1971 None 510

510 built for autocross -Z31 VG30E and 5-speed -280zx front struts w/ 300lb Eibach springs & Koni inserts -Z31 front rotors w/ Willwood Dynalite calipers & Porterfield R4S pads -1150lb …

Apr 02, 2020 by mike240z
1971 None Datsun 240Z

71 240Z with 3.2 stroker motor and all the other mods that are normal for a road/track car

Apr 09, 2020 by Tom1200
1972 None 1200

Datsun 1200 Vintage Race Car: Z-car suspension & brakes, A12 engine with Keihin Flat Slide Carbs, 5 speed gearbox.

Apr 27, 2020 by Ragtopman
1969 None 2000

Built up from a tub that sat out in the high desert of Arizona for 20 years. About 1/2 way through the build, my wife, who was putting in at …

Jun 02, 2020 by LarsBrunkhorst
1968 None 510


Jan 21, 2021 by CatDaddy
1972 None 1200

An SCCA log booked Car that “had carb issues” turns into multiple attempts at a rebuild. So, looking for an A12 racing engine! It needs a few updates and things. …

Apr 02, 2021 by NC240Zed
1972 None 240Z

Semi-Running - Needs new/reman rear carb (leaking air)

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