Classic Nissan (Datsun) Skyline from 1971

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Classic Nissan (Datsun) Skyline from 1971

Posted on October 10, 2010 by David Allen

You may think that when Nissan or Datsun as it was known in 1971 decided to produce a high performance car based on its successful range of family saloon cars that this was the earliest version of the “Skyline” brand. But no you would need to go back as far as 1957 to glimpse the first models that carried the badge with pride.

Check out this classic Datsun Skyline, first produced in 1968 this is the 1971 version, with its classic styling and square features, the car offers a taste of performance driving on a budget during those traumatic times in the 70’s. The Skyline was given the GT-X emblem, but later this would become the GT-R a name that still exists today and is a very desirable machine.

From the images it is clear to see that the car has been brought up to a high standard, in a way the rear quarters appear to have the styling seen on the BMW 6 series, which was another desirable car from the same period. Yet this Nissan or Datsun offers the import builder a chance to get their hands on a piece of motor history, if there were any of these cars to pick up in the first place, because these cars are rare.

The only downside for this particular car is the interior, clearly more time has been spent on the creating a car that looks super cool on the outside and the running gear, which of course are the two main features of any car. no doubt the interior will eventually be tidied up and then this classic Datsun Skyline will be out there showing everyone what they have missed out on.

These are the specs for the 1971 Nissan Skyline #8211; The ONE #8211; Back In The Day

1971 Nissan Skyline #8211; Owner Paul Bischoff, Hometown Victorville, CA

Occupation Ford Technician and Part Owner of Speed Shop OSR Dyno Tuning

Engine #8211; R33 Skyline RB25 engine; GReddy timing belt, air separator tank and radiator cap; custom engine brackets using RB26DETT mounts; ported head; R32 GT-R valve springs; custom 7-quart aluminium oil pan; polished R32 GT-R RB26DETT individual throttle-bodies; modified and polished R33 GT-R RB25DE intake manifold; custom throttle linkage; modified fuel lines and AN fittings; SX fuel regulator; JDM stainless header; custom-built exhaust piping; Tanabe muffler; Optima battery; custom cross flow radiator; Samco radiator hoses; NISMO thermostat; MSD RPM Window Switch for cam control; Sapporo beer can overflow can; powder coated valve cover, pulleys and velocity stacks; anodized cam gears; polished alternator and cam sensor

Drivetrain #8211; RB20DET 5-speed transmission; R200 LSD finned differential; custom driveshaft; 280SX axles; custom transmission mount

Engine Management #8211; Microtech LT-12S standalone ECU and dash display; custom-tucked harness

Footwork Chassis #8211; KYB AGX struts; Eibach front springs; Skyline sway bars; Grand Slam rear springs and end links; Victory 50 strut tower bar and complete bushing set; Cusco camber plates; bump steer spacer

Wheels Tires #8211; Watanabe R Type rims 15#215;8.5#8243; -6 (front), 15#215;10.5#8243; -25 (rear); Dunlop 205/50R15 (front), 225/50R15 (rear); Watanabe lug nuts

Exterior Factory #8211; Skyline silver paint; front and rear flares; NISMO front and rear spoiler

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Interior Cobra bucket seat #8211; Nardi steering wheel

Source [Super Street Online]

Mizu R-RHD-R32 Radiator for Nissan Skyline

Product Description of the Radiator for Nissan Skyline with Manual Transmission:

The Mizu performance aluminium radiator is the perfect upgrade to your stock radiator. Made from the highest grade of aluminium, all Mizu aluminium radiators are hand-welded and hand-made to create a perfect radiator with a direct OEM fitment without any cutting or modification needed.

All Mizu radiators are designed and engineered to maximize cooling efficiency by increasing the radiator core#8217;s thickness, fin density and using two radiator cooling rows as opposed to one. These advancements in cooling technology will protect your car from overheating under the harshest conditions. All Mizu radiators come with a high pressure 1.3 bar Mizu radiator cap and an unparallel lifetime warranty.

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Godspeed Nissan Skyline Racing Fuel Rail

Fuel rail upgrade kit for NISSAN SKYLINE RB25 Motor -direct bolt on -allow tuner to use larger top feed injectors -best for high boost and tuned vehicle -fit 10.5 to 11 mm top feed injectors this fuel rail upgrade kits are high-performance fuel delivery unit that are designed to properly supply the additional fuel needed for high performance / boost applications. This fuel kit is direct bolt-on replacements of factory fuel rails, this allows tuner to use larger top-feed injectors. This fuel rail are machined out of aluminium and anodized.

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