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 Post subject: Datsun 200SX in FP?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:04 pm 
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Where would an ITB Datsun 200SX with the CA20 engine fit? Its not classed in Prod.

Looks like a 2valve 100hp 2.0 engine with some variant of crappy Nissan mid 80s Fuel Injection, Stick Axle, not sure if it has rear disks or not (doesn't matter in Prod) etc.

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 Post subject: Re: Datsun 200SX in FP?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:20 am 
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These 2.0L ITB cars are total tweeners in Prod. Highly doubtful they could ever achieve a lbs/hp ratio that would be competitive in FP, and be a heavy big-engine'd straight line warrior in HP that doesn't race well. A letter is the only way to really find out, but precedent shows that cars like that typically end up in FP.



(Queue someone making a comment about GP in 3, 2, ....)

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 Post subject: Re: Datsun 200SX in FP?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:44 am 
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I know it's a bit of a windmill situation, but....


It would fit great in GP

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 Post subject: Re: Datsun 200SX in FP?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:17 am 
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Allow the VG30 swap and let if fit in EP. HAHA.

If they won't allow a 2.0 914 with 92hp in HP, I can't imagine the howls when a 102hp RWD Nissan gets stuck in HP. So I agree it probably fits in FP at 1900ish lbs or slightly less.

The head looks terrible just looking at the pictures.

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 Post subject: Re: Datsun 200SX in FP?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:52 pm 
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CA20 is extremely doggy in ITB prepared in a legal fashion.

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