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by cartel
17 Jan 2019 14:06
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: Diff modifications
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: Diff modifications

you can get a phantomgrip which pushes the spider gears out and give it a sort of posi traction- ive used one and it does leave 2 solid marks when launching-- - i think they were like 300 last time i got one-
by cartel
16 Jan 2019 18:13
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: Diff modifications
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: Diff modifications

i would put a R200 from a 280z or zx if those are readily available- - cheap and definitely can take a v8-- i have a ford 5.0 in a Z and have yet to break a diff-- now half shafts are a different story i manage to blow those- and time to upgrade to CVs
by cartel
15 Jan 2019 20:02
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Datsun 510 2 door part out
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Datsun 510 2 door part out

interested -- sent a message -
by cartel
15 Jan 2019 19:33
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared
Replies: 11
Views: 194

Re: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared

i will just make my own brackets for the calipers thats easy. i also have hats already here that may work - In a previous life i used to build brake kits for 240s and the odd 510. I created the 240sx rear disc conversion for a Z - Neely in Ca was making the brake lines custom and i had ebrake adapte...
by cartel
15 Jan 2019 16:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FutoFab 10th Anniversary Sale, Jan 21-27, 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: FutoFab 10th Anniversary Sale, Jan 21-27, 2019

hmm that may make me buy some TC rods instead of making them 8)
by cartel
15 Jan 2019 14:09
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared
Replies: 11
Views: 194

Re: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared

icehouse -- i think i read somewhere your car is considered "low" so thats what im shooting for is icehouse low.. :D

and the SR still could happen i was looking at the white 510 michael spreadbury built and its pretty clean-- pretty sure i met him 20 years ago at shasta with a v6 dime..
by cartel
15 Jan 2019 08:19
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared
Replies: 11
Views: 194

Re: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared

weird they loaded for me - is there something better than dropbox as every time i use that now i have to change the link for it to show as i post them-
by cartel
14 Jan 2019 23:08
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared
Replies: 11
Views: 194

Re: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared

on the hoist and got the calipers today- after 3 hours cleaning them --

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by cartel
14 Jan 2019 22:49
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared
Replies: 11
Views: 194

71 Halloween Pumpkin Build Unflared

This isnt my first 510- its the latest addition to my primarily nissan - ford family. it finally is about to begin- washed it today and now the serious work is to start on the upgrades- Currently has a L2.2 z 5 speed and 3.90 r160.. so its driveable Engine choice isnt finalized yet - im all over the...
by cartel
14 Jan 2019 12:13
Forum: Suspension
Topic: coilover sleeve kit
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: coilover sleeve kit

i checked in shop last nite the 280zx tube is the same as early 240 so the smaller one--
by cartel
13 Jan 2019 09:19
Forum: Suspension
Topic: coilover sleeve kit
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: coilover sleeve kit

i have a 510 coming in next week that i think has BC coilovers on it- i may change to DP offset ones but wont know till car arrives- only used tilton (way back) then DP or GC never used offshore and i try to avoid as much as possible- DP sells a coilover sleeve kit and coleman racing will have a la ...
by cartel
12 Jan 2019 20:28
Forum: Suspension
Topic: coilover sleeve kit
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: coilover sleeve kit

its just a generic set of race parts-
sleeves with nuts - then top hats- and with or without torrington bearings- depending on where your at i have at least a few extras here
by cartel
12 Jan 2019 12:36
Forum: Non PL510 Projects
Topic: Double or Nothing - 280z GT cruiser
Replies: 30
Views: 3978

Re: Double or Nothing - 280z GT cruiser

how heavy is a vq37? my 240 is on the update program soon and im undecided on what to do with it-- right now its a 5.0 injected.. that was done OMG like 20 years ago ! Dan in FL was the first to do it and he helped me do the wiring- - i took it to Mt Shasta and took it through the slalom course ther...
by cartel
12 Jan 2019 09:08
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Front short strut inserts whats available in 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 276

Re: Front short strut inserts whats available in 2019?

Norm. Race tracks dont have bumps I'm not sure even 250lb wont fix that issue of a sudden pothole.. Maybe your dampers are losing pressure? But I'm guessing it's more of an issue of a short strut with only 3 inches ? of travel at ride height. and the sudden drop the damper isn't stiff/fast enough to...
by cartel
11 Jan 2019 15:49
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Front short strut inserts whats available in 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 276

Re: Front short strut inserts whats available in 2019?

so you can use a S13 front strut for a 510? i have 280zx strut housings here i was going to section..