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#1 kimppen

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:06 PM

Hey guys,

 

So i was looking for some cool j-tin for an long time, i was looking at 240z:s but they felt to mainstream, every carguy knows what a z looks like. I wanted somthing that screamd "japanes car" but still was pretty and overseamd  by the masses... Something with that litle extra(turbo :D ). And then this happened:

  

I bought my first Datsun, a -74 Datsun 160j sss.

 

I have always been a Toyota guy, but this time i wanted to try somthing different (yes i still have a ke35 corolla to :D ).

 

The car is running an turboed and supercharged Bmw m42 1.8l engine, equiped with MS.   

 

Rims: Xxr 513:s.

 

Plans for the cold Finnish winter:

-I disasembled the engine for an overhaul: I ordered new conrods, bearings, timingchain and an cometic .120 MLS headgasket. Im playing with the tought of adding an methanol injection (somebody please talk me out of this :D )

-I really would need to add an LSD for better grip.

 

Hopefully you will enjoy this tread:

 

And some pics for the p*cwh*rs :D

 

(Sorry for the quality of the pics, the are mostly from the ad i found, haven't had the time to take pictures: i have driven the shit out of here insted :rofl: )

 

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#2 MicroMachinery

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:09 PM

F-ing sick.
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#3 bananahamuck

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:11 PM

We need to be able to give way more than one positive rep sometimes..


q-tip, on 06 Jul 2013 - 09:27 AM, said:

    I think they're the same casting for the housing its just whether it has a fan clutch on it or not, but don`t qoute me on that.

 

 

 

 

 


..........................I shall call it, narclops.



 


#4 Eagle_Adam

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:20 PM

great car!!!!! good pics to boot too 


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:26 PM

Sexy time
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Posted 24 October 2013 - 02:03 PM

So much win!!! ... :cool: ... IRS and the first 4cyl BMW-datto swap I've ever seen, in the coolest car ever made ... and the front mount intercooler makes it look even more bad-ass

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 04:51 PM

awesome ride :thumbup:



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:44 PM

It's so beautiful ;(

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:48 PM

Excellent car and superb engine work.

For sure the best 160J seen so far.

I was wondering where is the exhaust pipe, saw none in the rear view photo.

A video would be nice to see, if there is any.

Great !

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:07 PM

Thank you, guys. I must say the bmw engine & gearbox swap seems quite easy in these cars, i guess it cant bee much harder on an 510? Anybody want any pictures how its done on this car? Just let me know. 

 

About the exhaust pipe: i've heard from the cool guys that: -"Loud (side) pipes save lifes". So in other words: the exthaustpipe exists infront of the rearwheel on the drivers side. The real reason to this is that the pipe could not fit trough the facotry tailpipe holes in the rear axle.

 

No video available just yet, but if i get it running just maybe we can figure something out :)

 

Pictures from the engine parts:

 

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Thanks for checking.

 

Just to earn some warning points in this forum i will post not one but two pics of the yota i finnished last winter :D :

 

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:46 PM

no warning point for that yota!!!! 


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76 610 project - http://community.rat...6-76-610-coupe/

 

 

 

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 Seriously, Adam's given away more free heads than a fat girl at fleet week 

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 09:38 AM

Haven’t got much done lately , it’s a bit cold in the garage -22ºC (-7,6 ºF) … I thought it was the perfect temperature to install pistons so…  at least  I got the pistons installed. :D

I received the head gasket after waiting for almost 2,5 months….  But then again: the head is still at the machine shop. Last time I checked they had at last got the head assembled… with the wrong parts :P

When I bought the car it hadn’t got an working speedometer so I solved this by ordering an GPS speedometer,  so at least I got one problem solved.

 

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:05 AM

Awsome Friggin car!!! The engine looks like a factory install, It's so clean. :) :) :)

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:11 AM

Simply stunning! I find the 710 to be one of the most gorgeous Datsuns ever made.......ever.


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:47 AM

VERY NICE. Best looking 160J i've seen a picture of. Beautiful. I dig the mill too :thumbup:



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Posted 31 January 2014 - 12:24 PM

Thank you, I must admit that I am a bit proud to own this car: simply it’s beautiful car model with some nice mods on this example.

The engine fits amazingly and look good, the guy who did the swap did an awesome job… Best of all is how well the boost management system works in this car, there must be hundreds of hours to get it working this perfect.  The boost control system is made up by the following components:  a turbo wing control system, Toyota prius electronically controlled throttle control system (working as a bypass valve for the supercharger) and electronically controlled Westgate.

 

 



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Posted 05 February 2014 - 10:59 AM

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Gauges arrived today; let’s hope i find some place in the Datsun to stuff them :)



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Posted 05 February 2014 - 05:33 PM

Ooooo I like those.... What they run you? What sizes are they?


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Posted 07 February 2014 - 10:01 AM

The oil pressure, oil temp, water temp and volt gauge are all 50mm. They cut me back 25$ each, dirt cheap but all the previous meter I’ve owned of the same brand worked like a charm.

The GPS speedometer cost me 95$ including the antenna, much easier to install then mechanical speedometers or the hall impulse driven ones. Size 85mm.



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Posted 08 February 2014 - 07:02 AM

GPS SPEEDO !?!?! That is absolutely  the neatest thing I have seen, I mean aside the little digital screen these look as if they could be a factory set up. Love em.


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