Datsun 510 SSS

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 06 Jul 2011 13:33

banzai510(hainz) wrote:Get a Pertronix conversion!!!!!!!!for that single point distributor.

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I already have a kit ... :D

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 07 Jul 2011 15:28

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby two_68_510s » 07 Jul 2011 18:20

They look good in the car(or truck)too! :D

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby Biggspeed » 10 Jul 2011 23:55

Congrats on your wedding.
And excellent work on your SSS.
Keep the updates coming :D

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 05 Aug 2011 05:28

I was not to do the upgrade brakes, but as the deal was too good, I had to make .... I bought 4-piston calipers from volvo!

Here is a picture of the calipers on the arm just to try...

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby goichi1 » 05 Aug 2011 07:25

NIce!! what model Volvo?? those look like they fit nice! is that 14 inch wheel?? looking nice!!

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 05 Aug 2011 08:10

goichi1 wrote:NIce!! what model Volvo?? those look like they fit nice! is that 14 inch wheel?? looking nice!!

Thanks...is from volvo 244dl 1975 unvented disc, the wheel is 13inch fits very nice, must have a small modification...you buy this calipers on www.rockauto.com...

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 12 Sep 2011 14:19

Here's the news ... I made a support for the body to be painted ...

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Make the cuts and adjustments
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After welding, the material galvanized
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Then it was just paint and assemble ...
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby two_68_510s » 12 Sep 2011 15:00

Beautiful!
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74 Jensen Healey

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby Byron510 » 12 Sep 2011 22:03

If we didn't live a half a world away, I would have just given you mine :D

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby Alex_Z » 30 Sep 2011 11:33

Miguel, you are an INSPIRATION! Fantastic.

i also got married in my 510!
Cheers and congratulations!
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby spoolinitup33 » 04 Oct 2011 17:37

One thing I don't understand about this build... The other cars in the "featured" project builds are actually built. All you are doing is bolting on stock parts and spending a boat load of money. None of this work is "custom" to me. Take e510's build for example, why on earth is that not in the "featured section"? That is by far the cleanest 510 on this website if you ask me and you can tell that he put an absolute ton of work into that car.

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby okayfine » 04 Oct 2011 18:39

spoolinitup33 wrote:One thing I don't understand about this build... The other cars in the "featured" project builds are actually built. All you are doing is bolting on stock parts and spending a boat load of money. None of this work is "custom" to me. Take e510's build for example, why on earth is that not in the "featured section"? That is by far the cleanest 510 on this website if you ask me and you can tell that he put an absolute ton of work into that car.


Champion e510's build in e510's thread, and to the moderators who are the ones who move suggested threads from Projects to Featured due to suggestions by Forum members like you.

As to Miguel's build, in many ways his build is MORE intensive and MORE work. IMO Miguel's project deserves to be Featured because it is a poster child on how to restore a 510. There are very few restorations taking place - reason enough to Feature this thread - and all the more so because of the amount of work involved.

And "boat load of money"? Every 510 in Featured and most in Projects have a boat load of money thrown at them. Most are building up cars that cost many times what they'd ever get out of them if they sold them. That's never really been the point of a 510.
Because when you spend a silly amount of money on a silly, trivial thing that will help you not one jot, you are demonstrating that you have a soul and a heart and that you are the sort of person who has no time for Which? magazine. – Jeremy Clarkson

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby two_68_510s » 05 Oct 2011 10:03

"One thing I don't understand about this build... The other cars in the "featured" project builds are actually built. All you are doing is bolting on stock parts and spending a boat load of money. None of this work is "custom" to me. Take e510's build for example, why on earth is that not in the "featured section"? That is by far the cleanest 510 on this website if you ask me and you can tell that he put an absolute ton of work into that car."

I agree that e510's car is great and deserves to be a featured car. Moderator if you are listening, BUT
I don't understand the slightly condescending remarks regarding Miguel's work.
A different approach, but both a huge amount of work.
e510 is an accomplished machinist, and deserves to be recognized. And Miguel is an accomplished restoration technician and deserves the same.
The two things are not incompatible, so I don't understand where you are coming from.
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'95 240SX
74 Jensen Healey

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby James » 05 Oct 2011 11:47

Featured builds are not exclusive to custom only as far as I can see. Its still a build, and a damn good one.
Finished is better than perfect......


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