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1971 Datsun 510 Review
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Best Value For Money — Best drivers car in world, very easy to maintain, most service can be done yourself. Very cheap spares. Very quick around corners, beginners rally or sports car. Cheap entry lever competitive car. Exceptional fun to drive over rough surface life Safari conditions.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Easy, drivers car

Cons: basic equipment

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1971 Datsun 510 Review
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Would Like To Get Another One Day — this was the most fun car I've ever owned, cornered like it was on rails, it was really fast and a lot of fun to drive, I used to put it into a four wheel drift in tight corners, really super fun, finally wore out and a part on the rear drive member broke and I couldn't find a part for it, major bummer, would like to get another one day

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: lots of fun

Cons: not all had air conditioning

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The Og Tuner — It doesnt need to be smogged, meaning the state cant say tihs about me putting a VQ35DE in it. 300HP to the rear wheels should be fun with only 2000 pounds holding it down. YAY. This is the sixth 510 in my family. My dad has had 5 and still owns his fifth, a 71 wagon.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Parts are harder to find.

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1971 Datsun 510 Review
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Datsun 510 W/ Rotary Engine — It SHOULD drive like a race car. Custom build front to back. Modified to the teeth! Better than new! Completely restored shell, media blasted to bare metal, new primer, paint, and 5 coats of clear. So, far it has cost me a lot more than any other car I've owned... Fun is all relative. I've only driven it home and no where else in the last 5 years that I've had it!

Pros: HP-to-Weight like a Ferrari, handles like its on rails, while you feel every little pebble on the road.

Cons: Its still only a Datsun

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1971 Datsun 510 Review
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I Did Not Recommend It, Because If They Still Exist They Are Mine! — I drove this car like I drive my Mustang(on the edge), only when I drove that Datsun I could take hairpin curves at 60 to 70 mph...this is a serious drifting car.

Pros: There are so many...

Cons: They are hard to find.

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1973 Datsun 510 Reviews

Dandy Little Sedan- By migration_judge_roy

Was working as a mechanic when a customer 'bailed' on it, because the waterpump let loose the fan and fan clutch into the radiator. The customer did not want to pony up for a new radiator, so we were... Read More

The Cutest Darn Wagon A Person Could Own. By migration_judge_roy

It did everything. There were plenty of them in the boneyards, so modification was easy. the tranny was taken from a 280SX and required a custom shifter because it was set off the pattern by about t... Read More

1972 Datsun 510 Reviews

Bmw Killer By dougcus

I LOVE that I found one....and a 2 door to boot! Very popular in SCCA racing...handle like crazy...still can find these at the track today...so many have been built into race cars...mine is still mos... Read More

The Most Fun You Can Have In A Cheap Car By Josh

Its so much fun and it has great character about it. It is for sure a project car as there are many problems with it, especially from the previous owner, but it is super easy to work on. It handles ... Read More

1970 Datsun 510 Reviews

1.6cc,double Carburator 1970-sss Model By Kalaivanan

earlier was red in color,recently i changed it into yellow.i did my own custom skirtings n spoilers Read More

Peppy, Factory Built Rally Car By Jay281

over designed suspention to rival all new cars designed for rally racing ugly but in a good way Read More

1969 Datsun 510 Reviews

Hard To Beat Reliable Japanese Drive-train And Body By Dilbert

Bought it new in 1969 for $2050 out the door! Used it hard for everything from Auto-X to Off Road and every day driver! Good handling with tires and minor suspension mods, Weber DGV carb helped a ... Read More

U Need To Be Mechanically Minded To Own One Of These Babys By Christian

unbeatable performance wont find many 4 cyls that can blow away 6s and 8s even with standard 1600 motor your due for some great fun pretty well only needed rust repairs over the last 10 yrs ive owned ... Read More

1968 Datsun 510 Reviews

Get That Datsun Difference ! By Toby

THE DATSUN 1600 has great power to weight,full independent suspension,over head cam,lots of mechanical parts are compatible from other models in the nissan range .australia's favourite rally car !.eas... Read More

Datsun Rules By Andrew

I cruise a lot by myself in the Dime. I live in the mountains, so the roads are all twisty, and change elevation. I just love it when a ricer or Mustang tries to keep up . Most of them out HP me, but ... Read More

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