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Hey, just had a question about putting a V8 in an 80 ZX, will I have to buy a special bracket and use my datsun a/c compressor, or can I use a gm product? And what about the alternator and power steering pump? Later guys
 

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You'll probably have to fabricate a brackets to mount the Datsun components to a small block. I haven't seen any brackets for sale. I could be wrong. The best source for information on V8 swaps is at http://www.hybridz.org

Serach the old forum postings and ask questions. Great group of knowledgable guys there.

Good luck
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You are better off using all GM hardware. Fabricating proper brackets for ac compressor, PS pump and alternator would be difficult at best.

I have done a V8 conversion on my '79ZX. I have a lot of pictures and lots of trial and error experience. E-mail me if you have any specific questions.
 

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thanks greimann, I'll email you when I get closer to actually doing the swap, prob. a month or so. Have been debating which would be more practical, rebuilding my L28, or going with the V8.
 
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