EVENT: Japanclassic 21.05.2023 – New location!
Save the date! The “Japaner Young and Oldtimertreffen” goes into the 13th round. On the 21.05.2023 it will happen, this time in a new (but not so far away) location. The Meilenstein location seems really cool. i’m excited to be there. I’m also thinking about making a small booth to sell some random stuff i have laying around. Anyway. If you like or own japanese classic cars, THIS is the one event to join in switzerland. Click here for the official facebook page or go to Japanclassic.ch for more details. Here are some pictures from 2020 and here some more from 2019 2018 photos 2017 photos See you there.
240Z: 1973 & 1979 Service Data & specification booklets
Recently a Datsun Friend introduced me to the “Service Data and specification” booklets, which i was unaware of before. Naturally i had to investigate, and luckily i found one for sale online. Strangely i have only ever seen the earlier versions in a mixed english / Spanish language print so far. However when i checked out my friend’s DSSA parts lot recently, it also included a bunch of 1979 version booklet in german: The 1979 version only includes the S130, so the following pages are from the 1973 version with some pictures of the S30 stuff. The booklet’s intention is for the Datsun workshop mechanic to have an overview of…
OTHER: Honda dealer sign restauration, pt. 3 & Installation
So, after we left with a finished Sign on the table in part two, it was time to install it somewhere. I wasn’t sure where to put it. So i tested it in various positions. My initial plan to have it close to the Honda proved to be not the best location, because of the low ceiling height in that area. At the end i decided to put it high up on the wall Next to the workshop entrance… So first i removed everything again, installed it at the highest possible point: Then got the LED tubes and Honda logo covers back in: Had everything hooked up and wired to…
240Z: Datsun Suisse SA Triple Weber setup and 1973 test report!
The recent lot find, constinsting of many datsun Switzerland items, also contained a very cool one-off thing: A set of triple Weber carbs complete with Intake manifold and linkage. But the really cool part is that it came including an internal test report by Datsun (Suisse) SA, indicating that this very setup was used by Datsun Suisse SA (DSSA) to test said setup on a company or employee Datsun 240Z. The hand written notes are written on a DSSA “Internal report” sheet. something rarely seen alone. The date noted says June 1973The text on the front says (transleted loosely): Test performed on 240Z, with 9’806km on the odometer Triple webers…