1972 Datsun 240Z with a L28 Inline-Six

1972 Datsun 240Z with a L28 Inline-Six

This 1972 Datsun 240Z came from the factory with a 2.4 L L24 inline-six. At some point during its life it was replaced with a 2.8 L L28E inline-six. The new engine features a F54 block, 280ZX flat-top pistons, E88 head, stage 2 camshaft, Mallory distributor, and three Mikuni 44 mm carburetors. The drivetrain uses … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a Turbo L28ET

Datsun 240Z with a turbo L28ET inline-six

This Datsun 240Z was built by Datsun Europe with help from KMS Engine in Poland. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2.8 L L28ET inline-six mated to a Nissan S13 five-speed manual transmission. The engine produces 409 horsepower at 5310 rpm and 653 Nm (481 lb-ft) of torque at 3977 rpm on 1.2 bar (17.4 … Read more

1967 Datsun 1000 with a CA18DE

1967 Datsun 1000 with a CA18DE inline-four

Aden Hadley built his first race car called “Superdatto” using a 1967 Datsun 1000 (B10) for his race team Rising Sun Racing Australia. The Datsun is powered by a CA18DE inline-four built with lightened ACL pistons, Spool Imports H-beam connecting rods, Tighe custom camshafts, custom solid lifters, ported head, and individual throttle bodies from a … Read more

Building a Datsun 1600 Roadster with a Ford Flathead V8

Datsun 1600 Roadster with a Ford Flathead V8

Dimitri Lazaris started a new video build series on his 1969 Datsun 1600 Roadster. Dimitri plans on replacing the factory 1600 cc inline-four and four-speed manual transmission with a stroked 296 ci Flathead V8 and T5 five-speed manual transmission. The first three videos in the build has Dimitri explaining the project, removing the Datsun engine … Read more