**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).
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.
Cherry Condition: A 1973 Nissan Cherry X-1R!! (KPE10)
One of the sweetest looking front-wheel-drive cars I've ever seen. Nissan
have done an amazing job designing this unique & iconic coupe.
Created by Dylan Benson, and used with permission and much appreciation.
Dylan Benson on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/marineUSA93
Dylan Benson on the web: http://www.dbproductioncompany.webs.com/
Datsun 120Y, Canberra SDMA Hillclimb.
Racing the 120Y in the 2009 Canberra SDMA Hillclimb Series, at Fairbairn
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
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
Datsun 120Y CA18DET Auto
The engine out of my Bluebird (see other videos) with a Garrett GT3071R
hanging off the side and an Auto box. This is on near new tyres, and just
starts to die in top gear. Wait untill some 14" sunbakers go on! This is
one of many videos to come!