Jump to content

69' Datsun Roadster 2000


Wingzero

Recommended Posts

What up Ratsun!

 

Picked up this Roadster with no engine. Plans are to build a L20B to a 2.3 Liter Stroker and hook that up to a 5 speed L series transmission. I have names this project Datsun Roadster 2300. I also picked up another Roadster and plan to swap the flat dash onto the 69 Roadster. More to come!

 

 

 

Edited by Wingzero
Deleted bad photo
Link to post
  • Replies 9
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Please do not use Photobucket, most cannot see your photos.

When I clicked on them links I could see tiny photos of a Toyota, 2 of a white roadster and 3 of a dark rusty colored looking roadster, the photos are very small, I use Postimage and a lot of others do also without issues.

  • Like 1
Link to post
  • 2 weeks later...
On 5/7/2020 at 3:41 PM, Fetch said:

Wing, If you have not already, check out an L16 install and a KA24 first a 311's.org .

The popular swap is the sr20 twin cam engine. Kits and wiring are available as well as brake upgrades. There is a complete install guide on 311's.org. Check it out first.

http://www.311s.org/pmwiki-311/pmwiki.php?n=TechSection.EngineSwaps

 

Thanks for the reference material Fetch! I definitely have used 311s forum as my main source for info and advice. I'm sticking with the L23 stroker since I already had an L20B engine that was donated to me. This is essentially the same engine that is in Daniel Wu's "Tanto" Datsun 510. 

 

L20B - Stock and stripped

L20B-1.jpg

L20B crankshaft (86mm stroke) vs Z24 crankshaft (96mm stroke)

Crank-Comparison.jpg

Mahle Forged Pistons: 88mm Bore

Mahle-88mm-Forged-Pistons.png

Link to post
On 5/10/2020 at 12:20 PM, edwardthrottle said:

@WIngzero - nice!  Im new myself to the ratsun community and im looking to get a roadster..  Im pretty excited to see what you have going on.  BTW...  what are you going to with the other roadster once you have transplanted the dash

 

Hi Edward, 

 

I plan on building my stroker engine first and after that I'll get working on the transmission. I probably will be swapping the dash 1-2 years from now as interior and frame is the final stage of my project.

 

Here's some progress I have completed for the L23 Stroker build. All of my aluminum parts have been vapor blasted at a local shop. 

 

Timing Cover

IMG-0403.jpg

 

Valve Cover

IMG-0407.jpg

 

IMG-0412.jpg

Link to post
  • 9 months later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.