Gordy's ecotec 510

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 22 Feb 2016 05:35

Hehe, she is pretty cute, but she definitely tests the durability my car. Between pulling on levers, jumping on the splitter and flipping switches, she really makes sure it will not break on track! This is why I can't have nice things... at least till my kids get a bit older.

Also I forgot to mention, but I had another baby girl about 4 months ago. Here are a few pictures to update you guys on the family.
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby 510tdi » 22 Feb 2016 07:53

Wow,
Aren't there laws that limit too much cuteness in one place! That finger in nose picture will haunt the middle one the rest of her days. You've got quite a durability testing team there.

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 23 Feb 2016 05:36

Ha, I appreciate it! These kids keep you on your toes...
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Byron510 » 23 Feb 2016 05:55

Kids are the best project I ever took on, bar none.

Congrats on #2. i had always been of the thinking that two kids the same sex would be easier, however I think I have disproved this with my own 2 - daughter now 9, son 6 as they both play together all the time. At any rate I feel that have two kids is great as they have eachother for their whole lives. And not to be selfish, but they do take care of each other with less effort from mom and dad!

Hears to wishing you some restful days in the early part of your new daughters life.

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 24 Feb 2016 09:14

I would agree. 2 kiddos seems to be the hot ticket. We each take one kid, and we can still get quite a bit of stuff done. I have learned a lot of patience, and realized that the house will never be clean for more than 3 minutes...
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby funwithmonkeys » 24 Feb 2016 13:35

Sleepys-14 wrote: I have learned a lot of patience, and realized that the house will never be clean for more than 3 minutes...


We call my 1 1/2 year old daughter Godzilla. She follows us around as we try to clean and throws everything we just cleaned up back where it "belongs".
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby PoorMtnKid » 24 Feb 2016 16:30

My son is 10 months old now and my mom just laughs at me when I talk about how hard it is. She says its pay back for how hard I was hahaha.
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby DADZSUN » 13 Jul 2016 08:12

Sleepys, your 510 received some nice exposure on Speedhunters! (http://www.speedhunters.com/2016/07/the ... -gridlife/)

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 20 Jul 2016 06:57

Thanks! I haven't been on here in a while, but they will be doing a feature of the car soon. I have been doing some Time Attack this year and getting the car more dialed in to be competitive. So far, I'm sitting 3rd in point for the season. Not bad for a little Datsun!
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby 510tdi » 29 Jul 2016 19:31

That's pretty cool and well deserved! What a little beast of a dime. Do you feed it raw meat?

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 04 Aug 2016 05:32

Only beef and cheese.
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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby 510tdi » 05 Aug 2016 17:30

Extra sharp Cheddar I hope!

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Steinny » 07 Aug 2016 07:43

Congrats on the attention at Gridlife. I think every video I've watched as your car in it. Just awesome. My question for you is do you happen to have any of the part numbers for the front brake upgrade you did? Calipers, rotors, hats? Also I can't seem to find what brake setup you used on the rear? Thanks man.

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Re: Gordy's ecotec 510

Postby Sleepys-14 » 09 Aug 2016 05:51

Thank you very much. The front brakes are using a 12.2" 8x7 wildwood rotor with hat from Troy Ermish. I run a 300zx hub on a 280zx strut. I made the caliper brackets to use a dyna-pro caliper. I am also running a Ermish rear bracket to fit a dyna-pro capiler to a 85 300zx rotor. Its a pretty straight forward setup. I will actually be selling some of my front suspension and brakes this fall, so let me know if you are interested.
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Full feature now on Speedhunters

Postby DADZSUN » 08 Sep 2016 15:33

http://www.speedhunters.com/2016/09/datsun-time-attacker-gm-ecotec-power/

Good article!

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