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Category: Nissan Vehicles

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Nissan model series N10 was in the Pulsar family and was marketed as Nissan Pulsar, Datsun Pulsar, Datsun Cherry or Datsun 310 depending on the country. It was the 3rd-generation FWD platform from Nissan, superseding the F10 and E10. N10 was powered by A-series until the last year.



* 1979-1981 Nissan A Engine A10/A12/A12A/A14/A15
* 1982      Nissan E Engine E10/E13/E15
* Europe  Datsun 100A/120A/130A/140A/150A
* USA     Datsun 310
* Japan   Pulsar/Langley

Datsun 310 North America branding of N10
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Transverse engine
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Body Styles

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2-dr "bubble-back" Coupe
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3-dr Hatchback
400px-Nissan_Cherry_in_Autumn_1981.jpgWIKI go to Wikipedia

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5-door Hatch Back
400px-Datsun-310.jpgWIKI go to Wikipedia 15788.jpgAlbum 15788 4521.jpgAlbum 4521 4523.jpgAlbum 4523

4-door Sedan with trunk lid (-8004)


Behind the engine is the flywheel/clutch and a "jackshaft". I hear you can change the clutch without removing the gearbox?

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A14 FWD powertrain
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Rocker Cover

The famous factory alloy A-series Rocker cover from South Africa:
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FWD flywheel from E10 Cherry/120A, F10 Cherry/F-II or N10 (310/Pulsar)

The clutch fits down inside the FWD flywheel
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FWD flywheel is smaller diameter than RWD flywheel
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FWD clutch can be serviced without removing the transmission.

A14 engine from N10



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