A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

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A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby mell00510 » 15 Oct 2015 17:59

A buddy of mine found this little gem locally and it is freakin AWESOME!!! Anyone know anything about them? I used my google powers and can't even find a photo of this exact boat.... Any info would be great
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Boat, Trailer, and Engine!
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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby bertvorgon » 15 Oct 2015 18:48

I found lots of those motors, 5 - 50 hp, but could not find a boat..interesting.
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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby okayfine » 15 Oct 2015 19:25

Well, it's RHD!

Probably not any more Nissan than the engine and artwork. Or this thing: http://community.ratsun.net/topic/29994-datsun-boat/

In the way-back of UFO Reports, there was another L-series boat pictured.
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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby Byron510 » 15 Oct 2015 19:35

I remember Rod of Rod's Discount Datsun Parts one year brought up his L20B powered inboard Datsun boat -= which was a similar size to this one pictures, but in radical 70's flower yellow. I remember it having a U66 cylinder head on the block. I have no idea what differences were in the block itself, aside from brass frost plugs.

Sadly, no photos. Would have been mid 90's vintage when I saw the boat though.

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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby mell00510 » 15 Oct 2015 20:10

It is a 1995, 16'. More pics!!! It's in amazing condition!
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Postby mell00510 » 15 Oct 2015 20:12

I have never even thought of owning a boat but this thing is a game changer lol
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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby iceman510 » 17 Nov 2015 12:58

The dealer I bought my Hardbody from in 1988 or 89 was selling boats. Can't recall if they were just like this or not.

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Re: A Boat?!? A NISSAN boat!

Postby indy510 » 17 Nov 2015 14:22

okayfine wrote:Well, it's RHD!

Probably not any more Nissan than the engine and artwork. Or this thing: http://community.ratsun.net/topic/29994-datsun-boat/


Most outboard motor boats are RHD, due to the steering/cables... and yeah, there's a few Ratsun guys with the old sundance L-series boats:

http://community.ratsun.net/topic/30469 ... at-floats/

http://community.ratsun.net/topic/56413 ... -jet-boat/

http://community.ratsun.net/topic/63560 ... -superior/


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