coldstart rb25det s13.mp4
Cold start and drive to the store of my 1994 S13 convertible with an
Specs: BONE STOCK RB25det, series 1. Stock sidemount i/c. RB20 trans, stock
4.08 open diff.
Stock brakes and suspension, stock bodywork, stock rims, complete with
hooptymobile body kit (duct taped top.) I did all work myself, including
making engine mounts (modified top hat upper mounts, modified S13
crossmember.) I did all wiring myself as well. Driveshaft is stock D21 4x4
regular cab shortbed , lenghtened 1 inch with the smaller input yoke to
match rb20 trans. (if I had rb25 trans the driveshaft would have been a
bolt-up.) I used this due to the larger, greasable U joints (same as chevy
1500) I had to swap the pinion flange from the C200 out of the D21 pickup
(larger bolt circle) but spline count and diameter are identical between
C200 straight axle and R200 IRS pumpkin.
As you can see in the video, the car actually cold starts with minimal
cranking due to me wiring it correctly (most people wire the idle-up
solenoid which is used to idle up when power steering switch or a/c is
engaged, hot all the time, which results in engine idle of about 1100rpm
when warm.) My engine idles at 650 rpm when warm, like nissan intended. All
my gauges work and are accurate (at least as much so as stock gauges can
be...speedo is within 3-4mph and tach is within 200rpm)
Temp gauge works...takes about 8 to 10 minutes for that big lump of cast
iron to get hot enough to move the gauge needle.
To all the ppl who think I didn't go fast enough, I'm on city streets with
35mph (sometimes 25mph) speed limits, and very bumpy, full of potholes. As
you can see I did a few zero to sixty+ mph runs. (top of 2nd gear) End of
october is bad time to mess around, cops are everywhere. To all the people
who think the car is "slow" compared to most RB swaps, keep in mind that
1)I didn't launch hard (no traction anyway, got wheelspin in 2nd gear up to
about 60mph) 2)STOCK MOTOR, NO MODS other than Exhaust 3) it's a convertible and weighs over
3100lb with me in it 4) and being one hand is holding my phone not much
room for countersteering and shifting, as this car gets loose quick. As you
guys *and gals* can see the engine has plenty of low end torque as well,
which helps it get nearly 26mpg overall when shortshifting (not to mention
it sounds almost like a diesel truck lol) and is way more enjoyable to
drive "normally" than any SR. Thanks for watching!
weaving through trees 10-30-2011.mp4
Freak Halloween snowstorm dumped 10" of snow. Luckily ground was warm
enough so it didn't accumulate even faster. Trees still were in leaf so lots of
damage that way. Broke the previous record by a long shot....it usually
doesn't snow around here in October! Allentown,Pa. I'm driving my RB25DET
swapped 240sx convertible. (for all you people who will chastise me for
driving it in this weather it's my only car at the moment) It does pretty
well considering the lack of ground clearance. I apologize for my language
at end of video...almost got broadsided by some guy who thought he was too
important to wait for a non functional traffic light like everyone else.
360HP STAR ROAD DATSUN FAIRLADY S30Z WALKAROUND
Come and take a closer look at Star Road's insane L28 powered S30Z Fairlady
that is literally the perfect mix of both the old and new schools. I walk
you around the car, showing you the immense amounts of detail that have
gone into it. It is currently developing a screaming naturally aspirated
360hp, revs to 8000rpm and includes one of the most impressive engine bays
you will ever see including a special custom carburettor/injection setup
that is monitored by MoTec engine management and a full Defi system.
You would struggle to find a better modern take on a classic like the
Fairlady anywhere else on the planet.
Visit their perfection here ---- www.starroad.co.jp
And visit www.7tune.com for more information, videos and photos of this
Junkyard Turbo Swap! Chevy-Powered 1971 Datsun 240Z Autocross Thrash - Roadkill Ep. 26
What do you get when you cross a rusted 1971 Datsun 240Z with a Chevy 4.3L
V6 and a turbo from a Ford Power Stroke
Diesel? The Rotsun! During Roadkill Episode 25, Freiburger and Finnegan
revived the Rotsun expecting it to dominate in the 9-car autocross showdown
of previous Roadkill project cars. It also needed to beat a 2014 Kia Rio 5,
but failed to do so with the Rotsun shamefully breaking down before
completing a decent lap. So in this episode: revenge. After swapping in the
mismatched turbo and making nearly 400
rear-wheel horsepower, the guys head to
the autocross at the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals in Scottsdale, Arizona
and mingle with fans on their way to a rematch with that dastardly Kia.
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Datsun 210 Propane Little Tujunga Canyon Road Canon DSLR Inter Video 3D yt3d
the other video is the same, but with sound...
yt3d:enable=true Canon DSLR 3D footage shot 2010-07-16 with Inter Video
3D Lite Rig. yt3d:enable=true is a tag to enable the stereoscopic playback
feature in youtube. We managed to squeeze the rig into the back of my
propane powered datsun 210 hatchback and give the rig a stability check on
a scenic section of mountain road. yt3d:enable=true
Shout using Canon T1i's on the Inter Video 3D Lite Horizontal beam splitter
Rig, canons were shooting in 1080p mode, these are the images directly out
of the cameras, put in Final Cut Pro to make side by side and output into
Take a ride in my 1978 DATSUN B210 INCREDIBLE SURVIVOR
See a FULL SCREEN PHOTO image at this link:
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:
Thank you for viewing my video. My apologies for poor quality as I am not a
professional film maker.
1980 Datsun 210 Jump Start
here is my little 210 being jump started after sitting for a few months. I
want to turn it into a drifting car but it will need a ton of work.
Stan's Datsun 1200 Race Engine
Here's a quick look at Stan's Datsun 1200 race engine as it was assembled
and Simtested at Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine.
www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
These Datsun 240Zs Are Animals to Drive
The only thing rarer than the sight of a Datsun 240Z in the English
countryside is the sight of two 240Zs in the English countryside. Spend
enough time on the backroads of Kent, however, and chances are Mel Streek
and his son, Ollie, will scream past you in their pair of Z cars.
Rest assured, you’ll have no trouble telling the two cars apart. The
“Ratsun”–so nicknamed for its rough exterior–belongs to Mel, though
after purchasing it he quickly found that he was seldom able to drive it
because Ollie was always in it. This sent Ollie on a quest for a 240Z of
his own, and he found it, in Copenhagen, in the form of a pristine 1973
model. This automotive odd couple can now be found barreling through the
country lanes in tandem.
Not that having his own Z has stopped Ollie from eyeballing his dad’s
car–he’d like to own both. After all, Ollie’s car may be easier to
drive, but it’s Mel’s that gets the attention of onlookers.
“Mine’s the one that actually turns the heads,” says Mel, smiling
For now, though, Ollie can take solace in the fact that these two Datsuns
seem destined to share a garage–if not an owner–for a long time to
come, as both of the Streek’s refuse to part with their 240Z.