Daily Datsun

Blog URL:http://dailydatsun.com
Blog Tags:datsun, auto
Country:United States
State/Province:California
Location:San Jose

Datsun restoration blog



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Every now and again, i jump in the car to fire it up only to find it won’t start. No ‘click’, no turn over. Baaaahhhh now what is it?! After a few times of this happening over the years, I eventually figured out it was the flaky con...

Behold this silver chariot! Summer drives along the coast must be ammmazing with this little guy: the Datsun 2000 roadster!     I had a financial education seminar in Santa Clara the other day, and spotted this just in the parking lot,...

This comes in from my buddy Leslie (of Daily Dapper fame) – she spotted a Datsun 240z sunk in deep ocean blue with an interior swathed in white recently at a Menlo Park car show.    Looks like a super clean example with tasteful upgra...

I’d like to say my absence from blogging has been because of negligence…or wrenching on the car (you’ll see in the upcoming posts it’s been both), however we open Daily Datsun and 2015 on a somber note… In February, Yuta...

    The Datsun 280z gets a new cold air intake! I’ve had this part for a little while rolling around in the back, thought I’d take a few minutes to see how it works. Among all the intakes on eBay, I figured it’d be just as...

A very common issue with the Datsun 280z is the alternator’s external voltage regulator. The voltage regulator on the 280z is mechanical and very prone to failure. Now a days, alternators are internally regulated, and have a very long lifespan.

Vrrmmm sputter sputter

on Sep 24, 2014

Huh?! First the car needed a jump start for some reason, then on my way to an appointment: headlights go brown, instrument lights get dimmer… Engine, having a hard time firing, turning, accelerating so I can keep up with highway speeds. Then it...







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