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by 510wizard
23 May 2017 07:29
Forum: Featured Project Builds
Topic: Duke's'72 Carbed KA project
Replies: 535
Views: 61158

Re: Duke's'72 Carbed KA project

Very nice in the design and the build. I have always been in favor of using the existing holes from the old mounting for the rack. This is following what Flaming River does for their rack mounts for old cars. One thing that they do different is the way they mount the tie rods( what I call traveling ...
by 510wizard
17 May 2017 10:42
Forum: Suspension
Topic: IDEAL Rear Suspension - No Holds Barred
Replies: 8
Views: 220

Re: IDEAL Rear Suspension - No Holds Barred

I measured 1/4 degree of camber per inch of bump on my designed subframe. I think that you could save some height in the sedan by fulcrum links on the coilovers laying them horizontional like an indy car/open wheel car, but makes the thing more complicated. But, as you said modifying the structure/c...
by 510wizard
17 May 2017 07:34
Forum: Suspension
Topic: IDEAL Rear Suspension - No Holds Barred
Replies: 8
Views: 220

Re: IDEAL Rear Suspension - No Holds Barred

Are you willing to highly modify the rear sheet metal where the gas tank now is ? IMHO the reason Datsun used the trailing arm and also BMW is the low package height of said suspension. When you start talking double wishbone and "A arm" type suspensions you need height. Also realize that a...
by 510wizard
10 May 2017 09:10
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Billet exterior c-Pillar vents in the works
Replies: 14
Views: 288

Re: Billet exterior c-Pillar vents in the works

Years ago, Mario (TSR) was in the process of making those vents, but of coarse scanners weren't common then. I think he was going to have them die cast out of stainless (typical Mario, first class quality). I would recommend you to make them out of stainless too, less maintenance in the long run, bu...
by 510wizard
10 May 2017 08:56
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: Cam info
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Cam info

You aren't driving that on the street!
by 510wizard
10 May 2017 08:53
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: Wiring Harness
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Wiring Harness

Why are you replacing the factory wiring? If you need new connectors on the factory wiring , then I highly recommend the Vintage stuff. Just buy what you need plus the crimp tool or better yet a connection kit from them( comes with connector and tool). They will make up a kit for you if their standa...
by 510wizard
09 May 2017 07:11
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: battery exploration
Replies: 20
Views: 1259

Re: battery exploration

One caution, on the Costco interstate battery, the one they carry, has the polarity's reversed from what you need for a 510. I went with the one from Walmart because of the correct terminals. Note, that there is only a few manufactors of lead acid batteries in the US, with Johnson Controls the major...
by 510wizard
29 Apr 2017 07:17
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: Bumper expert needed
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Bumper expert needed

I think that the 73 bumpers are different, at least the brackets are different to mount the big rubber bumpers (say that fast).
by 510wizard
27 Apr 2017 08:42
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safari 5000 movie @ datsun510.com
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: Safari 5000 movie @ datsun510.com

Thanks Derek for the effort in the Datsun community!
by 510wizard
25 Apr 2017 08:02
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: Rear 1/4 Foam
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Rear 1/4 Foam

I would recommend one of the SEM products, such as; https://www.amazon.com/SEM-39357-Flexible-Urethane-Foam/dp/B0014DDGGW/ref=pd_sbs_263_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B0014DDGGW&pd_rd_r=RWP62DFK0087DDZ8C1J7&pd_rd_w=9cKpm&pd_rd_wg=jncWx&psc=1&refRID=RWP62DFK0087DDZ8C1J7 They also h...
by 510wizard
15 Apr 2017 08:16
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: '69 2-door Daily Fun Car
Replies: 23
Views: 1130

Re: '69 2-door Daily Fun Car

To add, Knipex makes pliers for these clamps, played with them at last years SEMA. Probably not worth it for a few clamps, but I like tools!
by 510wizard
12 Apr 2017 17:16
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The SSE (Super Sport Estate) Project
Replies: 186
Views: 24098

Re: The SSE (Super Sport Estate) Project

Yeah your winter is much different than this temperate zone. What model of TIG? The closest ski resort to us ( 20 minute drive) has 725" of snow this season. Crazy winter (Glad I have a snow blower) ! I purchased the HTP 221 with all the goodies (Made in Italy by Stel). Has pulse,frequency, sp...
by 510wizard
12 Apr 2017 07:19
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: stock 510 tach hooking up to MSD 6 ignition
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: stock 510 tach hooking up to MSD 6 ignition

If I remember right, I think that MSD makes a module/adapter for this, call them.
by 510wizard
12 Apr 2017 07:14
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The SSE (Super Sport Estate) Project
Replies: 186
Views: 24098

Re: The SSE (Super Sport Estate) Project

Nothing new on the SSE, just working on FJ and doing some machine work. I did get a new TIG welder though. Hopefully the weather will soon be getting better, I am sick of winter!
by 510wizard
05 Apr 2017 08:29
Forum: Featured Project Builds
Topic: Ecotec 510
Replies: 113
Views: 14852

Re: Ecotec 510

Very nice!

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