Daily Datsun

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Country:United States
Location:San Jose

Datsun restoration blog

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    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...

one morning between now and last week… haiku: eyes shift in rear view through dirty windshield i waved hand waved, coffee sipped an interesting little guy: roll bar, narrow tires, driver side rear fender bender. I never knew how articulate the...

Steve, 240z owner

on Sep 21, 2014

I was home from travel for a brief day, and rolled up to pick up some food. Here’s this guy wavin me into the parking spot… 280z, huh? lookin’ nice. yeah yeah i got a 240 myself… Meet Steve. Owner of a 1973 240z. Here’s...

This downtown brown sent in by my sister-in-law. My guess is that this 280z is a 1977. Just check this thing out – kinda funky! Period wheels, turbo mirrors, extra antenna popping outta the windshield, side window and rear windshield louvers, a...

280zx Turbo part out

on Aug 25, 2014

Just a quick write up on Randy, a great guy I met on CL, whose parting out an 83 Datsun / Nissan 280zx Turbo. Last I saw, nearly everything but the engine / drivetrain is still available.

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