1981_datsun_press_001

1981 Datsun Dealer Press Packet

Straight from the DatsunForum.com memorabilia collection, here’s a neat piece for those of you with a 1981-vintage Datsun! This dealership press packet, in a glossy 9×12 folder, was distributed to Datsun dealers in late 1980 to introduce the 1981 Datsun model lineup, as well as to acquaint dealer personnel (and the local press) with specifications […]

1971 Datsun 240Z Service Manual Supplement

Datsun 240Z Sport 1971 FSM Supplement

This Datsun 240Z supplemental manual was prepared by the National Service Training Department, and contains important service information in addition to and/or superseding the basic “Service Manual” titled 240Z, Chassis and Body. More comprehensive instructions are provided for servicing the dash area including removal and replacement of the instrument panel assembly and floor console (Automatic […]

datsun type 17

Nissan “clublife” Newsletter Spring-Summer 2013

The “clublife” newsletter is published for the Japanese market on a quarterly basis by Nissan – I guess you could call it the JDM equivalent of NICOclub, but in printed form! Anyhow, we periodically receive copies of clublife from our Japanese contacts, and as time permits, I’ll scan a copy for you guys to enjoy. […]

1976_datsun_full_line_brochure (4)

The 1976 Datsun Lineup of Cars and Trucks

Straight from the DatsunForum vault, here’s a nice scan of the 1976 Datsun full-line brochure, exactly like you might have found in a Datsun dealer in late 1975. Imagine walking into a showroom in September 1975, seeing a sleek zero-mile 1976 280Z in bright red with a gorgeous black vinyl interior, sitting next to a […]

Nissan_50th_anniversary_Z

Nissan Sales Talk, 1984 – 50th Anniversary

Another awesome old document from the DatsunForum archives, scanned here for your enjoyment! (click thumbnails for larger images) The origin of the Datsun name and the Nissan Motor Company can be traced back to 1911, when Masujuro Hashimoto founded the Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works. What appears to have been his first car, a small 10-horsepower […]