Just to set the record straight, the "It happened in 1978" website was wrong and I failed to double-check them. Too late to re-script the entire video. So, once and for all... According to Wikipedia and several additional sources it was actually 1976 when the album Hotel California was released NOT 1978
See a FULL SCREEN PHOTO image at this link: http://www.jims59.com/78Datsun/images/DatLtFrt17Jun08.jpg
Our 1978 Datsun B210 with 19,600 actual miles. (31,500km) It has been garaged it's entire life. It has never been winter driven, and has seldom seen rain... No smoking ever. This car is not restored, it has never had any paint work of any kind. The body and interior are almost perfect. The engine compartment has not been detailed. The car is kept in climate control and only driven a few times each year to car shows. It has an EPA-mpg rating of 28 city and 41 highway! It is powered by a 1.4 liter 4-cylinder engine with a 4-speed manual transmission.
To see more you may visit THIS DATSUN'S WEB PAGE at this url: http://www.jims59.com/78Datsun/index.html
Thank you for viewing my video. My apologies for poor quality as I am not a professional film maker.
1971 Datsun 510 - Jay Leno's Garage
1971 Datsun 510. The Tonight Show's prop master Greg Elliot stops by with
his speedy ground-up restomod - a collector's car in the making and so much
fun to drive!
» Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe
» Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite
THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE
» Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives
» Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars
» Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub
JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL
Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage
Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage
ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE
A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series
where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and
shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and
makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1,
sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage
cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8
NBC ON SOCIAL:
NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM
NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC
NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC
NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts
1971 Datsun 510 - Jay Leno's Garage
Jay Leno's Garage
Dare to Be Different in a Datsun 240Z
Owner Dave Scholz, shares his connection with a Japanese cult classic that
could easily be regarded as the 911 of Japan. Its iconic beauty, modular
mechanics, and desirability inspired Dave to heed to Datsun's famous racing
campaign of the '70s, "Dare to be different."
American heads spun when the 1970s ultimately snuffed out their beloved horsepower-drunk
muscle cars. As the world watched them squirm for performance, Japan was
busy developing the 240Z to bring a new thrill to American roads using
balance, harmony, and technology.
"Datsun didn't invent the overhead cam engine, or disc brakes, or
independent suspension but it has a habit of incorporating these
sophisticated systems into brilliantly conceived and easily affordable
cars." (Car and Driver; June, 1970)
Me and my dad see my dad's old car for the first time in 20 years.
He sold the car over 20+ years ago when he was an alcoholic. Said he
probably would have died in it. This is the first time he saw it since he
sold it over 20+ years ago. The car does look in relative good shape, we
have no idea what has been done with the car over the past 20 years. It
obviously wasn't sitting there for 20 years and nobody claims it to be. Pay
attention, people. 1964 Buick Rivera. 425 Wildcat V8 w/ 427 horsepower.
1978 Datsun 120y (B210) Coupe. MX5 1.8 vvt engine
280ZX front struts converted to coilover and 280Zx vented disc brakes. Axle
is Ford English shortened with plated LSD diff and Quaife shafts converted
to 114.3 Datsun PCD. rear brakes are RS2000 spec 9inch. 250lb front
springs, leaf springs have extra leaf fitted plus axle has tramp bars.
Engine is standard Mazda MX5 apart from modified plenum to increase volume
and ported intake runners. 150ish BHP
I sold this car in 2013. i do miss it but i need to finish off my F20c
powered Honda S800. hopefully a video in a few years time. should be fun.
Datsun 120a F2 Cherry Coupe - Today
**PLEASE TURN YOUR VOLUME TO MAX** A couple of years ago I realised that my
first car, a Datsun 120a F2 Coupe, was the only car that I've ever really
liked or wanted - So after a 20-year gap I've managed to buy and then
restore another, matching many details to try and recreate that original
car. It's been a lot of work but has turned out rather well, with a vehicle
that is a vast improvement on my rusty original. This is a short film
showcasing the car as it is today - one of only a few still left running in
the country (UK).
MY MOM'S REACTION to Sentra SE-R w/ SR20VE swap
http://www.jordanwhitemusic.com - my Mom's reaction to my 1992 Sentra SE-R
w/ SR20VE motor swap; all bolt-ons and some internal work. While it's only
putting down around 250 crank HP, it only weighs 1,990lbs, confirmed on
scale, without driver.. Removed all seats except fronts, no power steering,
no A/C, no rear spoiler, no wiper motor or washer fluid box, no sound
deadening tar or carpeting, no spare, jack, lightweight Rota wheels, light
flywheel/pulleys, everything that could be removed without compromising
safety was taken out (except the headliner), front two seats, seatbelts,
dash and rear speaker deck, that's it. So it weighs as much as a lawn mower
:) More info at http://sr20ve.jordanwhitemusic.com.
Datsun 510 with Honda S2000 engine
Collection of pictures showing how a stock Datsun 510 got his swap from a
03 s2000 donor ;it takes almost the same time chopping the frame for either
other swap, so I felt more confortable swapping a s2k engine & tranny on
I didn't know where to start, but somehow everything started to taking
place in a house garage with some basic tool that my grampa left me.
Overall this could be called as frankestein swap because of the info and
parts used. Ei: Subaru R160 LSD, Nissan Maxima rear calipers with KYB AGX
Mitsubishi Eclipse adj shocks , front brakes and suspention provided by
Datsun 280zx shocks with eibach springs and Nissan 240sx camber plates
with tokiko adj shocks,Datsun 210 brake Booster with 280zx master cilinder, 04 S2000
motor/ tranny with a custom crossmember 50%honda 50% datsun driveshaft.
S2000 Cluster on 510 frame, old recaro front seats with Mitsubishi EvoVIII
rear seat. mix and match for the datsun / honda wireharness and fuse box ,
AEM standalone system.
Griffin Ford Mustang
radiator, with AN radiator hoses.... the list goes for the wiring , same as
the brake system and plumbing. It took me around 7-8 months to finish it ,
working mostly at night and weekdays.
The main issue was to keep the most of the original geometry of the
Datsun...and basically remained the same, only for the tranny tunnel wich
it was extended. custom header and Exhaust, muffler provided by Greddy RSX type S
muffler gave a low tone on the open pipe Exhaust. the car ran around last months of 08'
..still need some work as the interior carpet and sound system but
heeeey... who cares when you can rev 9k rpm's....!