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Datsun Sports Technical Data
1968  SR311  Tune-Up

Tune-Up information for the 1968 Datsun Fairlady 2000 Sports.
All information is for the Australian delivered Solex carb 2000.


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Tune-Up Information  Tune-Up Shopping List   Tightening Torques

TUNE-UP INFORMATION
Firing order - 1 - 3 - 4 - 2
Spark plug gap - 0.7 - 0.8 mm (0.027 - 0.031 in.)
Points gap  - 0.45 - 0.55 mm (0.018 - 0.022 in.)
Dwell angle - Hitachi distributor - 49-55 deg.
Timing mark location - notches on pulley
                     marks - 1 = 0 deg.
                                - 2 = 5 deg. BTDC
                                - 3 = 10 deg. BTDC
                                - 4 = 15 deg. BTDC
                                - 5 = 20 deg. BTDC
Engine idle speed - 700rpm
Ignition timing - 20 deg. BTDC
Tappet clearances  - intake 0.2 mm (0.007874 in.)
                                - exhaust 0.3 mm (0.011811 in.)
Fuel pump pressure - 3 - 4 psi

TUNE-UP SHOPPING LIST
Distributor Cap - Bosch GH506 or Nissan 22162-21007
Rotor Button - Bosch GH600 or Nissan 22157-78500
Contact Points - Bosch GH203 or Nissan 22145-18005
Spark Plugs - NGK BP5ES or Nissan 22401-M7714
Oil Filter - Ryco Z37 or Nissan 15208-13212
Air Filter - Nissan 16546-25500
Fuel Filter - Plastic filter type - Nissan 16400-F2600
Engine Oil - 7.1 litres

TIGHTENING TORQUES
  - head bolts - 1st time - 6.0kg/m (43.4ft/lb.)
                     - 2nd time - 8.7kg/m (62.9ft/lb.)
                     - 3rd time - 9.0kg/m (65.1ft/lb.)
  - conrod big end nuts - 9.0kg/m (65.1ft/lb.)
  - fly wheel bolts - 8.0kg/m (57.8ft/lb.)
  - main bearing cap bolts - 9.0kg/m (65.1ft/lb.)
  - camshaft bearing cap bolts - M8 - 1.8kg/m (13ft/lb.)
                                               - M6 - 0.7kg/m (5.1ft/lb.)
  - camshaft gear nuts - 1.8kg/m (13.0ft/lb.)
  - oil filter nuts - 2.1-2.7kg/m (15.2-19.5ft/lb.)
  - oil pump - 0.8-1.0kg/m (5.8-7.2ft/lb.)
  - oil pan bolts - 0.5kg/m (3.6ft/lb.)
  - rocker cover bolts - 0.6-0.7kg/m (4-5.1ft/lb.)
   - crankshaft pulley bolt - 20kg/m (144.6ft/lb.)
  - jackshaft sprocket screw - 4.5-5.0kg/m (32.5-36.2ft/lb.)
  - spark plug - 1.5-2.0kg/m (11.0-15.0 ft/lb.)
  - Reverse Idler Shaft Nut - 6.1-7.3 kg-rn (45.55-52.78 ft-lb)
  - Reverse Idler Shaft set screw - 1.1-1.3 kg~n (7.95-9.40 ft-lb)
  - Main Bearing Retainer Screws - 1.1-1.4kg-it (7.95-10.12 ft-lb)
  - Counter Shaft Overdrive Bearing - 4.3-5.5 kg-rn (31.09-39.77 ft-lb)
  - Main Shaft Rear Nut 17-20 kg-m (122.9-144.6 ft-lb)
  - Check Ball Plugs 2.2-3.0 kg-m (15.91-21.69 ft/lb)
  - Rear Extension Fitting Bolts 1.5-2.2 kg-m (10.85-15.91 ft-lb)
  - Companion flange Nut 14-17 kg-m (101.2-122.9 ft-lb)
  - Clutch Housing to Gear Case Bolts - 1.9-2.2 kg-m (13.14-15.91 ft/lb)
  - Speedometer Sleeve Lock Plate Bolt - 0.5--0.6 kg/m (2.62-4.34 ft-lb)
  - Clutch Housing to Engine - Large - 2.7-3.7 kg-m (19.52-26.75 ft-lb)
                                             - small 1.1 1.4 kg/m (7.95-10.12 ft-lb)
  - diff. pinion nut - 14-17kg/m (101.2-122.9ft/lb.)
  - side bearing cap clamp bolt 
                                 - 4.2-4.8kg/m (30.4-34.7ft/lb.)
  - ring gear clamp bolt - 3.5-4.2kg/m (25.37-30.4ft/lb.)
  - diff. flange bolt - 8-9kg/m (57.8-65.1ft/lb.)
  - rear axle bearing cage bolt - 1.5-2kg/m (10.8-14.5ft/lb.)
  - rear axle bearing press fit 
                                 - 4000-5000kg/m (8800-11000ft)
  - leaf spring U bolt - 3.8-4.4kg/m (27.5-31.8ft/lb.)
  - front spring pin - 6.5-7kg/m (47-50.6ft/lb.)
  - rear spring pin - 4.7-5kg/m (34-36.2ft/lb.)
  - upper ball joint - 6-7kg/m (43.4-50.6ft/lb.)
  - lower ball joint - 9.5-12.5kg/m (68.7-90.4ft/lb.)
  - wheel bearing nut - 4.5-4.7kg/m (32.5-34ft/lb.)
  - upper spindle bush - 19-20kg/m (137.4-144.6ft/lb.)
  - lower spindle bush - 24-25kg/m (173.4-180.8ft/lb.)
  - upper spindle to chassis - 4-7kg/m (28.8-50.4ft/lb.)
  - lower spindle to chassis - 3-5kg/m (21.6-36ft/lb.)
  - shock absorber-top & bottom - 0.5-1kg/m (3.6-7.2ft/lb.)
  - knuckle arm nut - 3.5-4.9kg/m (25.3-35.4ft/lb.)
  - steering wheel nut - 5-7kg/m (36.2-50.6ft/lb.)
  - steering box arm nut - 14kg/m (101.2ft/lb.)
  - steering box cover bolts - 2.5kg/m (18.1ft/lb.)
  - tie rod ends - 6-7kg/m (43.4-50.6ft/lb.)
  - idler arm nut - 9-11kg/m (65.1-79.5ft/lb.)
  - wheel nut - 8-9kg/m (57.8-65.1ft/lb.)
  - clutch to flywheel - 4.84kg/m (35ft/lb.)
 


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