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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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...

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...







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