Bad Granny's 510

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby NICKLE&DIME » 22 Apr 2010 23:39

defining the term restore! .... For engine I say L18 with su's!!!! and 14 inch libras or panaports.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby okayfine » 23 Apr 2010 07:02

merlin wrote: did they have intercoolers in the 70's?


Interwhaters? I'd look at water injection.
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby merlin » 23 Apr 2010 16:34

I've decided against a Nissan engine... installing this instead:
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby butters68 » 23 Apr 2010 16:38

you should go with a dual hamster set up. :wink:
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby thisismatt » 23 Apr 2010 17:06

merlin wrote:I've decided against a Nissan engine... installing this instead:
golden-hamster-running_~67442.jpg
Hey, don't mock the mazda rotories :lol:
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby duke » 24 Apr 2010 00:47

merlin wrote: Vintage 70's L series turbo sounds like fun.. did they have intercoolers in the 70's?


Yes they did, that technology has been around for quite a while.

But yeah, I vote L-series also...injected turbo would just be icing on the cake.
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby tycot1 » 25 Apr 2010 21:44

some progress. the car has been primed and blocked three times and is currently finished to 400 grit. all of the seam sealer is finished and the car is disassembled. tomorrow we finish a few things and start masking the exterior to ready for trunk comp, interior, engine bay, and back sides of panels for paint. we should have all of the paint on this car by thursday. http://s1017.photobucket.com/albums/af2 ... 20blocked/
http://bigtimemotors.ca 1972 datsun 510 220 hp ka "couped", 1971 510 westwood champ gt4 '81& "83, 1979 550 hp trans am, 1962 cadillac hrdtp, 2005 subaru sti, 1999 triumph daytona 955i.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby tycot1 » 25 Apr 2010 21:51

http://bigtimemotors.ca 1972 datsun 510 220 hp ka "couped", 1971 510 westwood champ gt4 '81& "83, 1979 550 hp trans am, 1962 cadillac hrdtp, 2005 subaru sti, 1999 triumph daytona 955i.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby tycot1 » 25 Apr 2010 21:56

http://bigtimemotors.ca 1972 datsun 510 220 hp ka "couped", 1971 510 westwood champ gt4 '81& "83, 1979 550 hp trans am, 1962 cadillac hrdtp, 2005 subaru sti, 1999 triumph daytona 955i.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby merlin » 26 Apr 2010 07:22

tycot1 wrote:http://s1017.photobucket.com/albums/af298/tycot1/merlin%20prime%203/


"Oh Rust, My friend, the song that never ends..."

I have new quarter window gaskets if you just want to take them all apart and deal with it that way... mmm fresh rubber. I'll be down mid week for an overnight - think thursday night or friday morning.
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby merlin » 30 Apr 2010 08:04

ack! I just can't escape my bleeping job! I want Ramona back! (Ramona is grannys real name, to be used only when she's looking hot again)

from the Frank Black song about the Ramones... I heard ramona sing, the speed thier travelling...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYfUuXmdrgk

Excavator coming to crush cars in my backyard today...
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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby butters68 » 30 Apr 2010 18:48

i was out at big time motors today,BG'S 510 has color and it looks fn nice. 8)
ding ding dong dong all night long long.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby iceD » 30 Apr 2010 21:32

ditto. I love that Scarlet Red.

ice D :|

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby butters68 » 01 May 2010 07:06

i guess cuzz bg is looking fine we have to start calling her ramona. that sounds a little rusty to me. :lol: :lol: :lol:
ding ding dong dong all night long long.

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Re: Bad Granny's 510

Postby tycot1 » 01 May 2010 14:40

pics of colour later
http://bigtimemotors.ca 1972 datsun 510 220 hp ka "couped", 1971 510 westwood champ gt4 '81& "83, 1979 550 hp trans am, 1962 cadillac hrdtp, 2005 subaru sti, 1999 triumph daytona 955i.


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