Nissan Datsun Bluebird 510 group 2 (1968)
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1968: Datsun Bluebird 510
1972: Datsun Bluebird 610
1974: Datsun Violet 710
1978: Datsun Violet A10

Specifications

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96kW (130PS)/6,800rpm
152Nm (15.5kgm)/4,800rpm
aspiration, natural with 2 x Solex 44PHH carburetors

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1530, 5265 and 5355
Years active 1968-1973 Homologation start: 1/5/1968, 1/1/1969 and 1/7/1970
Homologation end: group 2: 1/1/1969, group 1: 31/12/1981
Engine
Type Nissan L16, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinally
Capacity 1595 cc WRC: 1595 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 83.0 x 73.7 mm
Compression ratio 8.5:1, SSS: 9.5:1, 1971 SSS group 2: 10.0:1
Output power - torgue 88 HP / 5600 rpm
92 HP @ 6000 rpm
SSS: 100 HP @ 6000 rpm
12.6 kgm / 3600 rpm
13.2 kgm @ 3600 rpm
SSS: 13.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 55mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 133 mm, big end bearing diameter 50mm, aluminium alloy piston 38 mm compression height
Materials block: cast iron, 207.85mm deck height (265.9mm from top to bottom oil pan), bore spacing 96.5mm between cylinders 1-2 and 3-4, and 98mm between cylinders 2-3 cylinderhead: reverse flow cast aluminium alloy with wedge combustion chambers
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), chain driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 38mm inlet valves diameter, SSS: 42mm inlet valve diameter, 33mm exhaust valves diameter. 2 coil springs per valve. 1971 group 2 SSS: 45 mm inlet valve diameter, 35 mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural, 1 x Hitachi DAF 328 carburetor, SSS: 2 x Hitachi HJL38W carburetors
Ignition with contact breakers, firing order 1-3-4-2 12V battery
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 330 mm diameter-4 blades fan and thermostat 6.8 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 4.8 lt
Transmission
Type rear wheel drive Nissan 4 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios P510 1.6 only. Constant: 1.524/1 (32/21)
1st: 3.657/1 (36/15)
2nd: 2.177/1 (30/21)
3rd: 1.419/1 (27/29)
4th: 1.000/1
R: 3.638/1 (39/14x18/21)
constant: 1.409/1 (31/22)
1st: 3.382/1 (36/15)
2nd: 2.013/1 (30/21)
3rd: 1.312/1 (27/29)
4th: 1.000/1
R: 3.364/1 (39/14x18/21)
constant: 1.409/1 (31/22)
1st: 3.082/1 (35/16)
2nd: 1.857/1 (29/22)
3rd: 1.312/1 (27/29)
4th: 1.000/1
R: 3.033/1 (39/14x17/22)
group 2: constant: 1.217/1 (28/23)
1st: 2.678/1 (33/15)
2nd: 1.704/1 (28/20)
3rd: 1.262/1 (28/27)
4th: 1.000/1
5th: 0.852/1 (21/30)
R: 2.922/1 (36/17x17/15)
group 2: constant: 1.318/1 (29/22)
1st: 3.201/1 (34/14)
2nd: 2.197/1 (30/18)
3rd: 1.635/1 (31/25)
4th: 1.224/1 (26/28)
5th: 1.000/1
R: 3.164/1 (36/17x17/15)
Diffrential ratio 3.700 (37/10), 3.900/1 (39/10), 4.111/1 (37/9), 4.375/1 (35/8), 4.625/1 (37/8), 4.875/1 (39/8), 5.143/1 (36/7) hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry single plate, 202mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Nissan Bluebird 510 chassis with roll-cage. 2 or 4 door saloon steel bodyshell. SSS, Group 2: extended wheel arches. 1972, H510 1.8, group 2: rear spoiler
Front suspension Macpherson strut with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension semi trailing arm with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Steering system recirculating ball 3.2 turns lock to lock
Brakes front solid disks 232 mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 50.8 mm diameter, rear drums 229 mm diameter with 1 double piston caliper 20.7 mm diameter dual circuit
Dimensions
length: 4.070 m (160.2") width: 1.560 m (61.4"), SSS group 2: +100 mm height: 1.400 m (55.1")
wheelbase: 2.420 m (95.3") front track: 1.280 m (50.4") rear track: 1.280 m (50.4")
Rims - tires 4J or 4.5J x 13" DUNLOP SP44, 185/70SR-13"
Weight 865-890 kg
Fuel tank 46 lt
Drag coefficient 0.47

H510 1971

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5397
Years active 1971 Homologation start: 1/4/1971
Homologation end: 31/12/1981
Engine
Type Nissan L18, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinally
Capacity 1770 cc WRC: 1770 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.0 x 78.0 mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1, group 2: 11.0:1
Output power - torgue 115 HP @ 6000 rpm 15.5 kgm / 4000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 55mm diameter big end bearing diameter 50mm, aluminium alloy piston 38.1 mm piston height
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: cast aluminium alloy, non cross flow
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), chain driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 42mm inlet valves diameter, group 2: 45mm inlet valve diameter, 35mm exhaust valves diameter. 2 coil springs per valve
Aspiration natural, 2 x Hitachi HJL38W carburetors
Ignition with contact breakers, firing order 1-3-4-2 12V battery
Cooling system water cooled 6.8 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 4.8 lt
Dimensions
length: 4.095 m (161.2") width: 1.560 m (61.4"), group 2: +100 mm height: 1.420 m (55.9")
wheelbase: 2.420 m (95.3") front track: 1.270 m (50") rear track: 1.270 m (50")


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Nissan Motor Co

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN A GRE RAC
entry list
Edgar Herrmann
Hans Schüller
works 1st
Joginder Singh
Ken Ranyard
works 2nd
Jack Simonian
Pat Neylan
works oil loss
John Saunders
Bev Smith
works acci dent
Jamil Din
Mateen Mughal
4th
Mike Kirkland
John Rose
7th
Pravin Shah
T. Singh
11th
Kulwant Kalsi
R. Chagga
18th
A. Kuner
H. Suleman
prop shaft
Shekhar Mehta
Yvonne Mehta
eng ine
Total points
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30 30
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 10/6 10/6

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