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1966 Datsun 411

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Alameda is a great town for spotting daily-driven old cars- not much rust, lots of weird single-interest obsessos who stick with some obscure car model for decades (and who will knock out all your teeth with a wrench if you diss that model), and a chronic shortage of off-street parking that puts all the vintage iron out where we can admire it. Today I've captured this rare Bluebird on film...

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Illustration for article titled 1966 Datsun 411

This '66 is a bit rough, but still looks good. The vintage mags really suit the car.

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Illustration for article titled 1966 Datsun 411

The original Datsun 411 was never very common on these shores, so seeing one that's still rolling every day is quite a treat. The taped headlights are on the lame side, but forgivable.

Illustration for article titled 1966 Datsun 411

Yes, it still has the original yellow-on-black California plates.

Illustration for article titled 1966 Datsun 411
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laughing_guitarist

Risking getting shot by Datsun 510 fans, I have to say that while it is a very attractive car, the Alfa 2000 GTV is far better resolved as a whole. Sure it has the easier configuration of 2 doors which generally leads to better looking cars - but still, the roof, rear-end, c-pillar etc are all just so much better resolved. Look at this one as an example of a stock GTV:

http://www.sportscarmarket.com/profiles/2005/…