Category: Datsun

Datsun in the sun day one.

First reports are in from the team in Kenya, the car is collected its been worked on and been for a drive. I understand it might of been a wee bit hot (I managed...

Datsun gets shipped

The day has come, the Datsun has set sail for Africa. The rally doesn’t start till mid / late November but a container ship isn’t the fastest mode of transport, but it is certainly...

The Datsun drives

Well the deed of the day is done and the engine is in and running as expected. A few minutes of tinkering and the test drive began which seemed to go well. Only a...

Datsun(day) methanol engine

Long day today sat / stood in the back of workshop putting back together the old methanol L20B engine. It leaked a lot when it was in the car, but turned out the head...

160J in the air

Phew

Thank god for that, as of 18:30 the Datsun is officially OKAY, it restarted and this time didn’t seize its valves solid after a few minutes. That means the varnish issue has been sorted,...

160J in the air

It runs

Well the Datsun 160J is now running ands seems to be fine bar a tune up…. Its now been left to cool down, to see if it Varnishes up again. It needs to cool...

Datsun Owners

Webwork

Not done a thing on the cars that is progress, (I have screwed up some paintwork that has pushed me backwards mind!). The main thing that has taken up all of my time this...