Phil Morton’s Datsun 1200 (Sunny) coupe is pretty unique in British rallying. Not many people would have chosen such a rare car with which to attack the forest stages, for fear of unobtainable parts, but having previously campaigned a Datsun Sunny (B310), there was a good deal of logic in the choice for Phil. Running …

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Techno Toy Tuning (T3) has been machining up specialised parts for Toyota enthusiasts for some time, but their line-up also offers a bunch of very nice parts for Datsuns. T3’s offerings consist primarily of suspension components, all of which are custom fabricated for performance applications. Parts are available for 240Z, 510/610, as well as S13 …

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Anyone converting a car from a carburettor to fuel injection (EFI) might well find the need for an surge tank to prevent fuel starvation when running at a low fuel level or under hard cornering. Stock fuel tanks in older cars don’t have any kind of in built design to prevent this situation other than simple …

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Last month I looked at the range of plastic kits available depicting Nissan Silvia and Gazelle series. This time it’s the turn of the Sunny range. Kits of the Nissan/Datsun Sunny series only really cover the first four incarnations, the B10, B110, B210 and B310, although the latter is quite poorly represented. Regardless of generation, the kits available …

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The second, quarterly issue, of Total Nissan magazine flopped through my letterbox a few days ago and although I still haven’t read it all yet, it’s certainly looking good. For this issue, I managed a little input myself, by assisting senior contributor, Rob Marshall with a piece on the Nissan Cherry Europe and Alfa Romeo Arna. This takes …

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The ancient customary meeting of gear-heads to trade rusty old parts, known as the Autojumble, has died away somewhat since the arrival of the Internet… and in particular, the creation of eBay. The major events such as Beaulieu International Autojumble are still going strong. but the smaller, regional events simply aren’t what they once were. …

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Finally, I have managed to score a copy of a book which I have been trying to find for some time. “Pictorial History of Pre-war Datsun” is another excellent publication from Car Graphic and despite having almost entirely Japanese text, is well worth hunting down if you have an interest in very early Datsuns. The …

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