What were they thinking?

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What were they thinking?

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A bit of old Datsun related memorabilia found at a local auction.

Who in marketing thought this was a good idea?
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No wonder the datsun brand died out in the ‘80’s
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Re: What were they thinking?

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Supercharged or Turbocharged? Regardless, you can own some for yourself....https://www.ebay.com/itm/144206435238?c ... 1b5c0ea0da
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Lol … Wow, someone actually kept one? And “almost full” to boot 😂
I wonder how 40 y.o. turbo-supercharged, Datsun approved cologne smells? 🤔
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Bwk2000 wrote: Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:22 pm Lol … Wow, someone actually kept one? And “almost full” to boot 😂
I wonder how 40 y.o. turbo-supercharged, Datsun approved cologne smells? 🤔

I suspect there is a reason it is nearly full, 40 years didn't improve things.
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Best used in moderation. Or not at all.
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It just 25 % nitro fuel & Wintergreen ( only for sport coupe owners )
Bet he got lucky
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"Doubles as a fuel injector Cleaner! So call before midnight tonight..."
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Re: What were they thinking?

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But...don't you want to turn IT on! :wink:
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