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Dandy Little Sedan- — 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 glad to accept it as payment. I went on to repair it fully, to which it drove perfectly then. Used it to get to college in 1987.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Smooth.  independant rear suspension felt different.

Cons: Smashed into a guardrail on the freeway when I wasn't drivin'

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The Cutest Darn Wagon A Person Could Own. — 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 ten degrees, but still bolted right up. Had my custom stereo in, everything was looking up, until Bob Tuck rammed it. I made him buy it then, as it would never see a single safe mile after that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Practically Virgin when we got it.  Little trouble with the carb made it not sell and available to me.

Cons: none.

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Later — Being an Automatic, it couldn't out accelerate a highway tractor. Lots of fun, and 10 bucks to fill and drive for 2 weeks! Car didn't have the usual rust, as my Aunt never drove in winter. I loved this car and it's one of very few I wish I had never sold.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Later

Cons: Later

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Wish There Were More Out There! — quick, agile, awesome lines, rare, and very desirable! pretty cool when the owner of the ferrari dealership in newport beach, california, comes out of his office to look at the datsun when you're there to take pictures of some 400,000 dollar cars... enough said!

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

Pros: handles like a race car...

Cons: none... unless you don't like to drive a car!

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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

1971 Datsun 510 Reviews

Best Value For Money By safariclassic

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. Exc... Read More

Would Like To Get Another One Day By Ray

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, fin... 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

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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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