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Asked this question over in Safari section, so far no comments. Was the RB30 an option on the GQ shorties, or would it be a Safari. Owner says it is a rare factory option.
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I'm pretty sure they only came out in the wagons but it may have been an option but not sure. It would be more suited to the lighter shorty though. If he has the original paper work to say it came from the factory with that engine fitted then it would be true.

Just done some searching and what I read is the RB30 wagons came with a different gearbox it shares the close ratio box with the 300ZX bolted to the heavy Nissan transfer box so it has a weaker gearbox not suited for heavy towing so if your buying the vehicle for towing be careful.
 

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Thanks for the reply. Not for towing, mainly light offroad, and work bus. Just regret selling my previous shorties.
 

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Have searched thru a factory workshop manual, and it seems that the RB30 was indeed a factory option in the SWB GQ from 1989.
 
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