SP310 Engine Swap

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SP310 Engine Swap

Post by PJC »

I am restoring in Aust. 1965 SP310 Roadster.
I am keeping everything as much as possible original.
However the major change is the drive train which I have swapped for a Nissan SR 20 DE. As for brakes I wish to install a brake booster and need some advice on what will fit and work in the RHD roadster.
Can anyone provide feedback

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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by mraitch »

can you swap in discs from later cars ??
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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by Nissanman »

Where are you located?
Nissanman, just trying to help.
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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by Pjackb »

PJC welcome to the forum and good luck with your swap
I would recommend you go trough this thread of a similar project by Spriso you may find some ideas


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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by TurboRagtop »

Yes, modern discs are available for an upgrade. I just did this upgrade last month on my 1966 roadster and the difference is amazing. Using brakes from the Nissan 300ZX give so much more confidence on a downhill mountain road.
Contact Spriso.com and speak to Michael. He will hook you up!
I’m very happy with my swap and highly recommend this mod.
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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by Oddworx »

I got the Volvo brake upgrade and the difference is night and day! They work perfectly with the single Master Cylinder. Check out Mike at Purpose Built Motors.

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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by JT68 »

This is a 65 RH drive (SP) 310? Fairladys hit record values in 2019, you might reconsider ANY modifications....
Only the best parts for your 311!