Beautiful cars are parked and left to rot away. It replaced an Audi 80 that I loved but I was never disappointed in the Sentra. The paint is original except the hood and cowl which had some surface rust spots similar to the small touched up spots on the roof pictured. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. Locally made radios were a dealer-fit accessory. Reliable, good gas mileage, plenty of room, and it towed my jet ski just fine. Mine was a 1979, the King Cab…thank God for that.
The wheels are still Seventies skinny however. The carb was rebuilt but still has a little hesitation starting from a stop which is the only mechanical defect. If you have questions about your classic Datsun, pop in on the and chat with the friendly Datsun experts! Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. It achieved 20 to 30 in factory trim U. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. I was cleaning her up for myself as a toy, but I am now starting a new business and I am in need of the space. These 510 Datsuns were equipped with L16 engines.
She really is a beauty. The little engine was not helped by being married to a three-speed manual gearbox. Here you will find scans of the original wiring diagrams for Datsun 510 from 1968 to 1981. The 310 was little better. Precise throws on the five-speed gearbox. Pretty beat up in the back.
The 510-series Bluebirds differed widely depending on the market. Avid collectors can be found around the world with significant numbers in the U. Obviously not a powerhouse, but could run 75mph all day. Loved them and used them well. The Maxima was the quickest car from standing start that I have ever owned.
The seller says that this Nissan L20B 2. From the beginning, however, North American customers received the larger 1. Could really use a drivers door, anyone??? The interior is similarly well preserved with no rips or wear thru,a perfect headliner and no crack dash. Perhaps I can trace my fondness for Seventies interiors back to this car. The engine turns freely and with a bit of starting fluid, through the carborator, the engine can be fired up for a short period of time.
Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. Please bring a trailer to pick up the car, or arrange for a shipping company to pick up the vehicle from the buyer's expenses. The car had a full tune up, new oil sensor and new fuel pump. So it's time to let it go. But I still think of it as the best highway car I ever had—damn it was fast, and could accelerate noticably even at 60.
The engines for these markets also differed. Just made sure she is street ready by replacing the following items- Front ball joints. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? Just a great little wagon that will definitely be the only one at your local cruise in. There is no rot or rust through to be found anywhere on this 510 wagon. Nissan wanted to do somewhat of a throwback-Thursday is that still a thing? The engine ran like new when traded as did the transmission which had preventive maintenance every 30,000 miles.
There was also no rust on the Maxima after 8 hard winters in Ohio. Also in 1981 Nissan really lost their mind and decided to throw away all the brand equity of the Datsun name and swap over to Nissan. I do remember the automatic choke going out early on and it developing an exhaust leak near the end but seems to me it provided our family with solid service over the ten years we had it. The greatest numbers of the cars seem to be in the West Coast region. The carb was rebuilt but still has a little hesitation starting from a stop which is the only mechanical defect.
The paint is original except the hood and cowl which had some surface rust spots similar to the small touched up spots on the roof pictured. As with all older cars, you may find that your Datsun harness has deteriorated through the years. Not exactly tire fryers yet economical, dependable with care and a style all their own. I was quite sad when my father traded it in on a two door Ford Tempo L at the end of 1988. All glass is excellent including windshield.