Project 510 – The Beginning

This is the first installment of our Datsun 1600 Project Car

The car was purchased already modified, but there is plenty of room for improvement, see below for pics & stats…





FJ20 Turbo conversion rebuilt with forged pistons
5spd manual
Ken Hastings rebuilt tailshaft and half shafts,
R180 limited slip diff
3″ exhaust
H/D Clutch
twin thermo-fans
new clutch master & slave cylinders

R31 Skyline 15″ Wheels
Yokohama 205/50/15 Tyres

Nissan Urvan remote brake reservoir, 7/8″ Master Cyl,
Mitsubishi Verada V6 Front Discs with VL Turbo Calipers,
R31 Skyline rear discs & calipers,
certified braided brake hoses front and rear,
new prof. made modified handbrake cables

new balljoints, tie rod ends front & rear wheel bearings,
strut inserts and poly bushes throughout & engine mounts,
front & rear whiteline sway bars, strut mates.
Steering box brace,

new roof lining
Front and rear Klippan seat belts
VDO temp, oil, volt & boost guages, Datcon Tacho

Re-sprayed white
new rubber seals all round
new windscreen

Surge tank, 400hp high pressure fuel pump, 650hp lift pump
rear battery box

Planned modifications include wheels, tyres, suspension, engine management, intake, body work, interior…etc
Stay tuned for updates!


~ by anth on February 24, 2009.

2 Responses to “Project 510 – The Beginning”

  1. I assume this is your own build? Are you up on Ratsun?

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