Nissan Datsun Violet HA10 group 2 (1978)
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1968: Datsun P510 1600SSS
1971: Datsun H510 1800SSS
1974: Datsun Violet 710 160J
1978: Datsun Violet HA10 160J
Development level
Group 4
Group 2

Also called Datsun Violet 160J

Specifications

Group/Class 2 and A/7 Homologation number: 5684 and A 5196
Years active 1980-1981 Homologation start: 1/1/1978 and 1/2/1984
Engine
Type L20B, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 1952 cc WRC: 1952 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.0 x 86.0
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Output power - torgue 190 - 200 HP/ 7400 rpm 21.0 kgm (206 Nm) / 5600 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 63.6mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 146mm, big end bearing diameter 53mm
Materials block: cast iron, 285.5mm height cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves single overhead camshafts (SOHC), chain driven 2 valves/cyl - 8 valves total. 42mm inlet valve diameter, 35mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural, 2 x 50 mm Solex PPH side draft carburetors
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system dry sump
Transmission
Type rear wheel drive 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios European gravel: 1st: 2.348/1
2nd: 1.601/1
3rd: 1.296/1
4th: 1.138/1
5th: 1.000/1
Tarmac, 1st: 2.818/1
2nd: 1.973/1
3rd: 1.470/1
4th: 1.192/1
5th: 1.000/1
Safari, 1st: 3.321/1
2nd: 2.270/1
3rd: 1.601/1
4th: 1.240/1
5th: 1.000/1
Diffrential ratio from 3.700/1 (37/10), 4.375/1 (35/8), 4.625/1 (37/8) hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry, double AP disk
Chassis-body
Type Steel monocoque HA10 chassis with roll-cage. 2 door saloon/coupe steel bodyshell with extended plastic wheel arches and steel bumpers
Front suspension macpherson struts with lower reverse L wishbones, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and antiroll bar
Rear suspension live axle with 2 lower radius arms, 2 upper 45o links, coil springs and telescopic gas shock absorbers
Steering system Recirculating ball 16.2/1
Brakes ventilated disks all around, 264/261 mm disk diameter front/rear dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front ot rear
Dimensions
length: 4.080 m (160.6") width: 1.600 m (63.0") height: 1.390 m (54.7")
wheelbase: 2.400 m (94.5") front track: 1.335 m (52.6") rear track: 1.330 m (52.4")
Rims - tires 5 - 6" x 13 - 14" front: 175SR14 (DL SP52R), rear: 195/70SR14 (DL SP52R)
Weight 1000 - 1100 kg
Weight/power 5.3 kg/HP
Fuel tank 50 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Team Datsun Europe

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
KEN POR GRE FIN CAN S.R CdI TdC RAC
Rauno Aaltonen
Lofty Drews
works* 3rd
Zully Remtulla
Nizar Jivani
works* trans miss ion
Erkki Pitkänen
Juhani Paalama/ John Jensen
works 12th 13th
Andy Dawson
Kevin Gormley/ Terry Harryman
works 15th 8th
Harry Källström
Claes Billstam
4th
Shekhar Mehta
Mike Doughty
3rd
Iórgos Moschous
'Konstantinos'
acci dent
Faure dnf
Total points
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23 8 15
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 10/7 2/1 3/2 2/2 1/0 2/2

*Works team:
Sarafi rally: Datsun / DT Dobie


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Timo Salonen in San Remo '79

Drawings

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