Datsun Z V8 Conversion Manual


Mike Knell


DATSUN Z-MODELS – 240Z, 260Z, 280Z COMPLETE , STEP-BY-STEP V-8 SMALL BLOCK CHEVY ENGINE CONVERSION MANUAL – GUIDE V-8 – FULLY ILLUSTRATED 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 “Datsun Z V-8 Conversion Manual” by Mike Knell. This book shows you how to install carbureted small block Chevy V-8s into Datsun Z series cars. You’ll find invaluable advice on how to choose and buy a good V8 for your conversion, from a Chevy, or Buick, Olds, or Pontiac. The author will lead you through your project in by outlining the elements of the system, and then giving tips on installation as well as suggestions for modification. You’ll see chapters on brackets & motor mounts, engine dress, transmissions (automatic & manual), engine compartment, electrical(the book doesn’t include wiring diagrams, for which you’ll need a shop manual), tachometers & ignition, speedometer, cooling system, fuel system, exhaust, suspension, air conditioning. You’ll also see a chapter on how to make your conversion conform to California smog laws. The book shows you how to put V8s into 1970-1978 Datsun Z models, including the 240Z, 260Z, and 280Z. This new condition softbound book measures 8 ½ x 10 ¾ inches, and has over 200 pages. This most current 7th edition is copyrighted 2004. If you’d rather work with a fuel injected engine, see my other items for the Chevy TBI & TPI engine swapping book. You’ll save yourself loads of time and headaches by benefiting from the author’s years of knowledge and experience in doing these conversions.