1978 Datsun B210 with an FED Bodykit

Well I can honestly say I don’t think I have ever seen one of these. This is a 1978 Datsun B210 with an FED Bodykit . One of our readers, Allen Wilson send us a message and pics of his car.

1978 Datsun B210 with an FED Bodykit

Here is the text from a vintage FED advertisement.

Experience the 210ZX

The most uncommon Datsun this side of the 280ZX. The 210ZX takes you beyond economy into a world of show-stopping elegance. ECONOMY PLUS. Energy short-ages demand more efficiency. Cleaner air demands more technology. You demand more value, Comfort, Safety, Economy, Performance and dependability. That’s why the fuel-saving economy of the B210 has made it one of the best compact values in recent years. Now you can add a previously unavailable beauty to your car without sacrificing the qualities you bought your Datsun for. The Datsun 210 conversion kit provides an instant restyling of your car’s looks. It breathes new lite into your car’s appearance. The ZX kit replaces over 50% of your Datsun’s body area with rust-resistant fiberglass. This assures you that the beauty of your 210ZX will be with you for years to come. The conversion kit may even have the effect of providing better fuel economy since air dams, rear spoilers, fender flares, a. similar cosmetic accessories were first developed to improve the aerodynamic performance of sports racing cars. TURN YOUR DATSUN INTO A CHAMPION. The 210ZX is pure thoroughbred, with award winning looks. In fact a 210. took 1st place in both the 16th annual LA. World of Wheels and the 25th annual San Diego International Competition. The ZX kit can tum your docile little street car Into a sizzling super street charger.

ABOUT THE 2102X KIT. T. F.E.D. 2iozx conversion kit includes everything you need to add attention getting looks to your Datsun. You get a front air dam, right and left front and rear fenders, rear spoiler, gas filler hole cover, and an easy to follow instruction manual. While the kit requires a certain degree of mechanical skill to install, It can be completely mounted and ready to paint in about 40 hours. Along with a standard set of metric hand tools, a processional-appearing installation requires the use of a saber saw, rivet gun, electric drill with discs, body-working tools and a torch. Transform your 1974-78 B210 Hatchback. Set yourself apart from the other mass-produced clone cars with the F.E.D. 210ZX kit and your Datsun B210. You love your Datsun’s economy, now you can love the way it looks.

Saved From The Scrap Yard

Allen found this car in 2012 in bad shape and the owner was ready to send it to the scrap yard. They were lucky enough to be able to save it and do a restoration on it. If you are wondering about the “Race Car” look this car has it is because it has competed in eight 24 Hours of LeMons races and they have won 4 awards (including the coveted I.O.E)

1978 Datsun B210 with an FED Bodykit

This 1978 Datsun B210 with an FED Bodykit in not my cup of tea but it is pretty wild. If you want to check out all the build photos you can find Allen on facebook. Here are the 1984 build photos https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.412178305503392.103632.409499749104581&type=1&l=4212ee5722&__mref=message_bubble

And here are the 2012 photos https://www.facebook.com/RatsunRacing/photos/?tab=album&album_id=449080321813190

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