This is seriously one badass 620! We spotted this ’78 Datsun 620 pickup for sale at GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, MI. Having gone through a full nut and bolt restoration to emulate the championship trucks driven by Jim Conners Racing, this Datsun was purpose-built with Baja racing in mind.
Features include a new Nissan L20b crate motor and with Nissan Competition L7 rally spec cam, SU carbs, and a Competition header. A 3″ stainless steel exhaust with a Borla stainless muffler found out the package. The powered is then transferred to a 280zx 5-speed manual with a lightened flywheel and a 300zx clutch and pressure plate. In the rear end you’ll find a Nissan Competition Detroit Locker in the rear. All the parts used on this restoration were OEM and new at the time.
The interior remains solid with nice upgrades and some custom details. The Datsun 620 has less than 6,000 miles put on it since the completion of the build 8 years ago. For those interested in learning more about this “Desert Dog” or seeing more photos, the Datsun 620 is listed for $12,900 at GR Auto Gallery. This would be a badass ride to add to your collection or simply to gas up and head off into the desert for parts unknown. There is just something about old school cool that we love!