My datsun 1200 Restoration
hey guys just made this video to show how much time and effort went into this thing i honistly haven't seen a better datto so i just thought id share the process of me and my dads restoration on my car, let me know what yas think, thanks for watching
The Defect III (Datsun 120Y) lives!
July 1974 Datsun 120Y 4 door Sedan, which is known in some markets as a B-210 or Honeybee - it started life as a A12/3 speed Auto/H145 diff car - it's now is a B310 (Sunny) A12/ smoothcase four speed and BW68 diff in it as well as late model Australian 120Y sedan front suspension as well
the original A12 engine was seized... so I updated as much of it as I could to Aussie late model 120Y Sedan mechanicals
Datsun 120Y B210_1976 @140km/h [1171cc]
With everthing stock except the replaced engine with a C20/1171cc engine which almost feature everything in identical A12/1171cc OHV,1.2L,8V,4speed gears, except just it come with a automatic choke and i upgraded spark plug cable with 8mm type.
Datsun 120Y, Canberra SDMA Hillclimb.
Racing the 120Y in the 2009 Canberra SDMA Hillclimb Series, at Fairbairn Park.
By the end of the year i won my class, and came 2nd outright. During one race meet, I mounted some cameras and filmed a few of the runs.
Class: Type 4 (extensively modified) upto 1600cc
Best laptime: 52.70sec
Car: 1975 Datsun 120Y
Running a worked A15 with twin SU Carbs. 71 rwkw. 550kg rolling weight. 1/4 mile time of 15sec. Its setup more for dirt rally, rather then circuit or drag.
Extractors hooked up to a 2.25 inch out-the-side Exhaust.
Custom front and rear suspension.
Locked rear diff. Stripped interior.
Tires are Bridgestone Potenza RE55's.
Its not much but its a lot fun :D
1978 DATSUN B210 INCREDIBLE SURVIVOR
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.