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. As I sit here plugging away at my keyboard, I find myself reminiscing back to the golden years of import tuning and the LS VTEC hybrid swaps I found myself building back my in youthful days. 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.
What’s the horsepower-loving street driver to do when more horsepower is sought after, and the old stock mechanical fuel pump just won’t cut it anymore? Turn that mediocre fuel delivery system into to a high performance fuel system, of course!
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.
Are you working on a new project? Powdercoating isn’t as difficult — nor as expensive — as you might imagine. When you do it yourself, there are some things you need to be aware of before you start blasting away. Inside are some tips, tricks, and potential pitfalls to avoid during the process.