Hi there, I've had my Datsun 160J SSS (1978 510 in America) for a while now and it's a blast to drive. But I figured its about time I started actually messing with whats under the hood.
I have a twin carb L16 engine mated to a 5-speed dogleg (a little crunchier than normal manual transmissions I've driven but mechanic says trans fluid is alright), and I was planning on starting with syncing the twin carbs this weekend. Does anyone know a good tutorial or even pointers? I'm completely new to this and have never worked on a car myself, so I'm pretty hesitant I'm going to ruin something in it.
Engine, Transmission and related drivetrain.
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Tons of sites for SUs. Check out the Dime Quarterly backissues at The 510 Archives. There are three comprehensive articles I wrote back in the day. My old website is long gone, but the info lives in the pages of DQ.
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