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ad_510_cort1300_ukHere’s a very early UK Datsun advert from Nissan-Datsun (UK Concessionaires) Ltd, the first ever importer of Datsuns into the UK. This company was very short lived and was replaced by Datsun UK Ltd who started full operations from the start of 1971. The first importer was set up in about 1967 but didn’t start selling cars until late 1968. By the end of 1969, Nissan-Datsun (UK Concessionaires) Ltd were gone. The car in this advert is one of the first batch to be imported and featured often in early publicity…

 

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Most aftermarket Datsun service manuals it seems, only show a generic “SU Type” carburettor, which for those in Europe in particular, is not much use. Most late model Datsuns equipped with twin Hitachi made SU type carburettors have a different system for adjusting both idle speed and fuel mixture, with the usual individual adjustments on the carburettor jets disabled. Also this system employs an “anti-dieseling” solenoid amongst other features. Below I have reproduced the relative technical information relating to this type of carburettor (model HJL38W) and the particular features they have. This document is in PDF format for which you will need Adobe Acrobat reader if you don’t already have it.Click on the image below to open the PDF in a new window or right click to save it…

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