Bumper expert needed

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andrew.lori
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Bumper expert needed

Postby andrew.lori » 28 Apr 2017 14:48

I bought a NOS Datsun bumper a few years back and made a confusing discovery today. The mounting Studs on the Bumper side are different than my old rusty bumper.
Were there different bumper Mounts for the 510?? I thought 68 through 73 were the same .
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1966 Sunbeam Tiger MK1A
1970 Datsun 510 CASC Road Racer ( to be restored )
1972 Datsun 510 SR Monster Sold it
1977 Datsun 200SX
1973 Toyota Celica
1972 Triumph GT6 SCCA Vintage Race Car / Money Pit
1972 Mazda 808 ... 39k original Miles

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James
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Re: Bumper expert needed

Postby James » 28 Apr 2017 23:30

Could you flip the bracket?
Are wagon and sedan different? Def not an expert.....
Finished is better than perfect......

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Re: Bumper expert needed

Postby 510wizard » 29 Apr 2017 07:17

I think that the 73 bumpers are different, at least the brackets are different to mount the big rubber bumpers (say that fast).

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Re: Bumper expert needed

Postby andrew.lori » 29 Apr 2017 07:27

I tried flipping no go.
Now that someone says it I do remember seeing something about the 73 bumpers being different because of the overrides. That makes sense. Now to find some 73 brackets ??
1966 Sunbeam Tiger MK1A
1970 Datsun 510 CASC Road Racer ( to be restored )
1972 Datsun 510 SR Monster Sold it
1977 Datsun 200SX
1973 Toyota Celica
1972 Triumph GT6 SCCA Vintage Race Car / Money Pit
1972 Mazda 808 ... 39k original Miles


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