Starting with this generation, in Japan the Bluebird returned to offering only four-cylinder vehicles, and the six-cylinder Bluebird was replaced by the based at Nissan Bluebird Store Japanese dealerships. As discussed on our , the suspension is the most common upgrade, shortly followed by a new engine or motor for more power and performance. The 410 series sedan and station wagon plus a light delivery van was assembled in South Africa at a factory in Rosslyn Pretoria. Tana might have some of this stuff, but she got married late January, then had knee surgery Feb 5th think drugs and therapy , and I think her computer might be on the fritz again. Well, not an Asian car fan, but this type of car I like.
Today it is not only the most common but the safest practice to buy a used 510 from an area on the West Coast or Southern States. That was with the solid but dated 410 sedan-wagon line as the mainstay and the two sports roadsters. A real hack literally job. These issues prompted an exhaustive correction programme to be undertaken by the parent company in Japan, and thankfully later models were somewhat improved. I had one once and loved it, took it to the East coast an spent a week trying to find parts to fix the carb. Engine options were carried over but a 1. Bluebird 2000 G6 Hardtop In Japan there continued to be a six-cylinder version of the Bluebird available.
It is the first Datsun model to have a truck variant called the 13T, along as being the first car exported from Japan; a total of 44 vehicles were exported to South Africa and Australia. Restomod might have to be the way to go to make it roadworthy on even 50 mph two-lanes. You can just see where the 510 came from. As usual, a pickup truck version was developed and sold in parallel. Nissan produced the vehicle at , along with its commercial truck version called the 14T.
Door pulls replace armrests on the doors— we honestly wonder how many cents are saved by the use of these, and we feel slightly naked without a place to rest our left elbow. My brother had one of these as his first car and it was virtually indestructible. This member can be seen in the suspension detail photo on page 33. Coincidently, I won 410411 badges in ebay and picking it up here locally. That said, I know Tana has discs on her 410 sedan. Finally, the new body is designed for progressive crushability at both ends. Nissan has chosen to control exhaust emissions by air injection and carburetor-distributor modifications.
The rear suspension, though not radical or original, is typical of what we expect from cars that are higher priced than the Datsun. Hope some rescues it and puts some miles on it. It achieved 20 to 30 in factory trim U. Archived from on 1 April 2018. Handling improved at expense of ride, now almost harsh. But, you may be spending more time and money on the interior than you are on the exterior; or at least as much.
The cars were used in numerous motorsport rallies by Ewold van Bergen from Pretoria, South Africa, who was a test engineer for Nissan Japan. In summary, the new engine means smoother running and probably greater durability; Datsun people would submit that with comfortably more power than any of their com petition, why add more of that? The engine fitted was the 1. We were most interested to see what the new suspension would accomplish in terms of ride and handling. Chassis lubrication interval has been doubled to 12,000 miles, thanks to the latest chassis detail engineering. I liked these and the first 510s and hope this goes to a good home, for restoration or for parts. A 1930 ministerial ordinance by the Japanese government declared that drivers' licenses would not be required for cars with engines up to 500 cc displacement, and that the purchase of these vehicles would be taxed at a lower rate. Check out our page for links to the best online 510 Wagon web properties.
As usual, the Bluebird received ample standard equipment in European markets. Its unit body chassis is entirely new, slightly larger and considerably roomier; its engine also entirely new; and its suspension is not only entirely new but also representative of the best current practice. In Taiwan it also replaced the 701 and was known as Yue Loong Bluebird 704. It got 45 miles to an Imperial gallon on the highway. The 2-litre overhead cam engine could be very loud when pushed up through the rev range, and to make matters worse there was always plenty of drive line vibration.
The 1933 Datsun Type 12 was a small car produced by the Nissan corporation. Nissan responded to this change by producing a larger engine, and gave the more powerful car a new name, the Type 12. The car fit into a new category of small cars, limited to half a liter's displacement. You can also check out the 10 most recent used parts listed for sale on our site below. The Datsun 510 released to the U. Styling tended to mimic larger American cars.
However, in practice the live rear axle, being an Australian development, proved to actually benefit the car's overall handling dynamics. The 610 Bluebird received a facelift in 1974, with prominent turn signals mounted on the front corners and with a more squared off grille as well as new taillamps. The U12 was also sold in North America as the. If it doesn't break sooner, I'll probably try to redo it properly when I pull the motor to add a 5-speed. It has a clear title and both the original tool kit and spare tire. On the West coast there is less of a problem for parts.