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#1 carterb

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:22 PM

As I come across 1968-1972 Datsun Bluebirds for sale - I will dump them in here.  See one you like?  Call your local importer or US Navy buddy stationed in Japan and buy the dang thing!  It isn't all that expensive to ship them over and get them through customs.  Contact your state DOL first though to make sure you a) can license/title it and B) get all the required paperwork.

 

Go ahead and use this thread to share your own Datsun import experience, especially if it contains something helpful for the next guy/gal.

 

Michael Spreadbury and Julian Serles put together a nice article on the510realm about buying a Bluebird Coupe, but much of the information is applicable to all Bluebirds.  It  is linked here:

 

http://www.the510rea...pic.php?t=26180

 

Thanks and enjoy.

 

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P.S.  Don't give me a hard time about the years in the listings.  They generally go by production year which is often a year before our registration year.  Also, you will see many mix and match grills/dashes/tail lights/etc on these cars so it is hard to tell sometimes what the car really is. In general, I'm just reporting what is in the ad.



#2 carterb

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:24 PM

First up is a 1970 1600SSS Bluebird Coupe. - opening bid of 2,000,000 yen

 

https://page.auction...tion/k228274784

 

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What are you waiting for?!  Go get it!  Looks like you could drive it home right off the boat.



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:31 PM

1971 Bluebird DX wagon w/ L14 - sold for 963,000 yen

 

https://page.auction...tion/h280764632

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:38 PM

1969 Bluebird 2dr w/ 1969 SSS dash, coupe taillights, and dual carbs. - didn't sell for 2,980,000 yen

 

https://page.auction...tion/w194934071

 

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Not a bad starting point!



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:47 PM

Compared to the sale price, shipping is nothin! :)

But that is the price of coupes I suppose. That first one looks really clean.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:47 PM

1971 Bluebird 4dr w/ L18 and lots of *um* upgrades (?) - current bid of 100,001 yen - it has re-upped a few times.

 

https://page.auction...tion/t531124006

 

Available here for 185,000 yen

 

http://www.goo-net.c...0170803001.html

 

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They love Coupe tail lights, Skyline wings, and advertising every Bluebird as a SSS!  I've never seen the brown SSS dash before.  They had so many different colors and fabrics over there.



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:58 PM

1969 Bluebird SSS Coupe - currently at 780,000 yen.

 

https://page.auction...tion/p570330532

 

Lots of embedded photos in the add.  They love this type of restoration.  Mask off the engine bay, apply bondo and paint fancy new color.  Apply undercoat liberally.  You never really know what you're getting...

 

All is forgiven once you lower it 4"!  :thumbup:

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:33 PM

1970 (1969?) SSS Bluebird Coupe. no bids at 2,759,260 yen offering.

 

So pretty!

 

https://page.auction...tion/d247118535

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:39 PM

I just got a boner

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:39 PM

1970 Bluebird SSS Coupe BYOE (Bring Your Own Engine) - current bid 1,400,000 yen

 

https://page.auction...ction/261296361

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:47 PM

1972 SSS Bluebird 4dr - 1,300,000 yen didn't reach reserve

 

https://page.auction...tion/j447722293

 

I want the taillights and center garnish!  Forget it, I'll just take the whole car.  Very nice!

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:54 PM

1970 1300DX 4dr

 

https://page.auction...tion/b269007066

 

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http://www.goo-net.c...0170312001.html

 

Looks like they want 1,400,000 - 1,500,000 yen for it.

 

I love the combination of the drilled aluminum gas peddle with the stock L13.  : )

 

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:55 PM

1970 1600dx 4dr Bluebird - asking 2,212,963 yen

 

https://page.auction...tion/f230970131

 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:31 AM

1970 Bluebird SSS Coupe BYOE (Bring Your Own Engine)

https://page.auction...ction/261296361

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I have the l16 and trans to go in that car....

I yeald to the wisdom of Q on this one.

Fuck!!!!!!!! I guess QTip was right...


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:14 AM

I have the l16 and trans to go in that car....

 

about $9k for the shell before shipping and fees.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:42 AM

1970 SSS 4dr Bluebird - asking $15,700 US.

 

https://www.tradecar...ebird/21453607/

 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:48 AM

1970 SSS Bluebird Coupe - asking $33,184 US

 

https://www.tradecar...ebird/21495958/

 

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 04:27 AM

I got to get me one of these befor I die.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:00 AM

1972 SSS Bluebird 4dr

https://page.auction...tion/j447722293

I want the taillights and center garnish! Forget it, I'll just take the whole car. Very nice!

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What do you think the cost is USA money.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 06:50 AM

That's around $11,750 usd.

 

What do you think the cost is USA money.


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