SP310 Engine Swap

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PJC
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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
Thanks
Peter

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mraitch
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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by mraitch »

can you swap in discs from later cars ??
Peter Harrison
1970 1600 (Stroker) - TOAD SAN (Eliza)
1970 1600 (Stock) - As Yet Unnamed
Lake Balboa (SFV) , California

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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

Post by Nissanman »

Hi PJC.
Where are you located?
Nissanman, just trying to help.
1965 SP310 Engine No. G-93326 Car No. SP310-10817
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Re: SP310 Engine Swap

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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

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=6552&hilit=Forgotten+dreams

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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.
Karl Payne, Tempe, AZ
1966 1600 w/2.3L Turbo Ford engine, FMIC, 2.5" exhaust, T-5 trans, EFI fuel tank, 300ZX Big brakes