The final installment of the Old School Labs Datsun 510 engine build is here! Follow along as Front Street contributor Scott Tsuneishi wraps up this unique engine build and shares the details of completion.
Stick with us, the closing stages of our Old School Labs Datsun 510 engine build are here! Follow along as Front Street contributor Scott Tsuneishi continues this unique engine build and shares the details of the engine’s headwork, cooling, and electronics.
The second installment of the Old School Labs Datsun 510 engine build is here! Follow along as Front Street contributor Scott Tsuneishi details the steps to make this hybrid engine build come together. More inside!
Halloween couldn’t have come any sooner as I’ve been busy turning wrenches and assembling my very own Frankenstein engine, assembled using a slew of parts sourced from a variety of sources – Nissan to Honda. It was two years ago that I was intrigued to build another hybrid engine, but this time associated with the Nissan branding that best suits my retro-mod Datsun 510.
In the last installment of our Datsun 510 build, we upgraded a number of parts including our brake system and suspension with the help of Ground control and FutoFab. After months of planning and installing parts, we have finally arrived at beautifying our beast along with rebuilding our wiring harness – no small task in a 40-plus-year-old car.
In the newest installment of our Old School Labs build, we revitalize the underside of our back-from-the-dead Datsun 510 and completely revamp the suspension and braking systems for improved performance. Check out the details inside!
Bringing a 45-plus-year-old Datsun 510 back from the dead is no easy task. In this first installment of our Old School Labs build series, follow along as we cut out the crusty old steel and replace it with solid sheetmetal to prepare the car for years of fun.