What did you do on your 510 today?

General Discussion about the Datsun PL510
User avatar
defdes
Supporter
Posts: 5036
Joined: 12 May 2005 14:45
Location: Vermont

Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by defdes » 13 May 2019 08:39

I bought a new O2 sensor (narrow band) spliced on the connector for the AutoMeter gauge and welded on a bung. I'll invest in the wide band eventually when I finally switch to EFI.
bung.jpg
bung.jpg (204.99 KiB) Viewed 352 times

bung1.jpg
bung1.jpg (337.83 KiB) Viewed 352 times

User avatar
cartel
Posts: 113
Joined: 24 Sep 2015 23:32
Location: Langley
Contact:

Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by cartel » 23 May 2019 18:04

got my center caps done to be different--

Image

in dropbox the image is horizontal but after creating the link its showing rotated..
Mike Gibson
Datsun: 71 dime; 73 Z ; GT3 240
Other: 65 + 67 Mustang ; 03 murcie

User avatar
eastbaysolo_73
Supporter
Posts: 362
Joined: 18 May 2014 09:28
Location: Northern California

Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by eastbaysolo_73 » 24 May 2019 10:52

Finally done with most of the rack install on the inside of the engine bay. finished installing all the brake lines as well. Came out pretty good.

ImageRackdone by v p, on Flickr
1970 2 door sr20det cookie cutter build
Nor Cal Meng !

User avatar
bertvorgon
Supporter
Posts: 10701
Joined: 04 Aug 2003 20:45
Location: White Rock, B.C. Canada

Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by bertvorgon » 09 Jun 2019 17:21

As I postponed our drive till next Sunday I thought I would be productive on the car today.

Drove over to Specialty where I proceeded to replace a torn shifter boot, been like that for too many years. I had two new ones in stock, one made in Mexico and one factory. It also let me check out and re-lube my steel shifter bushings which Andy made for a precision fit. No wear at all.

I have a small foam "cone" that goes around the top of the trans mission at the shifter area, keeps things a bit quieter, it was still in good shape

I then fixed a couple of small vibration/rattle issues in the engine bay, my heat shield separated from it's silicone isolator and a hose clamp was hitting my brake switch heat shield.

Andy popped a rear wheel off my car so he could measure up some brake pads for another customer who uses the same set up as mine.

It was a nice drive back to sunny Surrey where I fueled up the car with fresh 100LL, ready for next weekend.
Attachments
IMGP4800 (Large).jpeg
IMGP4800 (Large).jpeg (352.24 KiB) Viewed 108 times
IMGP4799 (Large).jpeg
IMGP4799 (Large).jpeg (287.22 KiB) Viewed 108 times
IMGP4798 (Large).jpeg
IMGP4798 (Large).jpeg (402.26 KiB) Viewed 108 times
IMGP4797 (Large).jpeg
Precision machined for my shift rod, steel bushings.
IMGP4797 (Large).jpeg (292.86 KiB) Viewed 108 times
"Racing makes heroin addiction look like a vague wish for something salty" - Peter Egan

Keith Law
1973 2Door Slalom/hill climb/road race / canyon carver /Giant Killer 510
1968 Vintage 3HP Mini Bike
1971 Vintage 13' BOLER trailer

Post Reply