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by okayfine
25 May 2017 06:10
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: Wiring Harness
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Wiring Harness

DQ Volume 5 Issue 3 - Tech How-To: Troubleshooting Electrical Systems: Part One - Automotive electrical system fault diagnosis may be the most feared work for the backyard mechanic. Many people view electrical systems as a sort of black magic, best left to professional shops. This may hold true for ...
by okayfine
24 May 2017 22:10
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I bought Brads masterpiece
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: I bought Brads masterpiece

JordanTr wrote:His old thread which you can probably carry on with: http://www.the510realm.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=5992


And please do. It would be great to be able to follow the car on its new journeys.
by okayfine
24 May 2017 22:10
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: Wiring Harness
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Wiring Harness

Recommend you get a wiring diagram for your car and study it long before you start running wires. A universal aftermarket harness is fine and good, but it won't be a complete solution for you. A 510's headlight switch has five wires on it - how many wires is the aftermarket harness sending? Your fir...
by okayfine
24 May 2017 06:43
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member / 79 510 sports coupe
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: New Member / 79 510 sports coupe

Hello and welcome to The Realm. If you could put your location in your profile, that'll help us know where you are. Lots of "more get up" options to be had here, but they're all money-sinks! :)
by okayfine
24 May 2017 06:42
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey, new here from Pitt Meadows
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Hey, new here from Pitt Meadows

Hello and welcome to The Realm. If you have any pictures of past 510 projects, please post them up. Vintage pics are always awesome, they remind me of FiveTen Again.
by okayfine
24 May 2017 06:41
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: Hello everyone

Hello and welcome to The Realm. if you could put your location in your profile, that'll help us know where you are. Feel free to post up pictures, or even a build thread with your CA/DET project.
by okayfine
24 May 2017 06:36
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: Ignition coil
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Ignition coil

Can't see much reason to spend money to fix nothing broke. Knowing the age of the coil is no guarantee of future performance.
by okayfine
09 May 2017 19:14
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: Electronic ignition - what's the best option
Replies: 12
Views: 3057

Re: Electronic ignition - what's the best option

Large-cap L20B points distributors are still preferred, to reduce any instance of cross arching. Depends on if you have a problem or not. Would also recommend looking at the advance curve and adjusting if necessary, since you'll have it somewhat apart. Factory EI has always worked, though, and would...
by okayfine
09 May 2017 19:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EFI surge tank under car
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: EFI surge tank under car

Here's an inline pump and filter mounted to the vertical surface of rear passenger seat floor. Plenty of room for all that and a surge tank. It was only after getting all this done that icehouse suggested mounting the pump to the crossmember, since the crossmember had rubber bushings to the body alr...
by okayfine
02 May 2017 20:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EFI surge tank under car
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: EFI surge tank under car

Any reason to not run an in-tank pump?

Alternatively, there is room to mount a tank and pump on the front side of the rear crossmember and under the rear seat bottom bump.
by okayfine
26 Apr 2017 20:48
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safari 5000 movie @ datsun510.com
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: Safari 5000 movie @ datsun510.com

I never thought I'd get to see this!
by okayfine
22 Apr 2017 19:21
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member - sgplancer
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: New member - sgplancer

Hello and welcome to The Realm. Your new project looks very period '90s with the mono scheme, spoiler, and tire and flare package. Not a spoiler I'm used to seeing, any idea of its provenance?

Looks like a clean car, do you have a plan yet?
by okayfine
19 Apr 2017 20:34
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: L16 Twin Carb
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: L16 Twin Carb

Tons of sites for SUs. Check out the Dime Quarterly backissues at The 510 Archives. There are three comprehensive articles I wrote back in the day. My old website is long gone, but the info lives in the pages of DQ.
by okayfine
18 Apr 2017 18:56
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Brakes questions
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Brakes questions

Bias adjusters plumbed in the rear line are pretty rare for a 510 with your setup, are you sure you're going to need one? For the BMC push rod, you can use any threaded rod, it's all about getting the length right. I no longer have a spare to measure, someone here will. Needs to be adjustable, thoug...
by okayfine
18 Apr 2017 18:53
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 17
Views: 844

Re: Hello

300WHP is fairly rare for a 510. Even a stock KA with 145WHP makes for a quick 510, and you've got to boost an SR quite a ways to get to your goal. No info on the Ford, the Ecotec has been swapped in a 510 here on The Realm. Check the projects forum. For your goal power levels, R200CLSD would probab...

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