CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Three B's Racing » 14 Oct 2014 08:56

Cmac wrote:Tomei makes guides in several sizes they say they have more options size wise than what is listed. The std is 3mm from Nissan. As for adjusting and checking the shims from what I have found its not that bad depending on how much and how you drive. I guess if this were a daily driver the noise and maintenance would be and issue depending on your tolerance levels.


Copy that Cmac!!! I didn't know that. So this will be a 8k+rpm motor with the solid lifters? Cam train noise tolerance? once you get used to the L Series valve train noise anything else is gravy DOH!
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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Three B's Racing » 14 Oct 2014 09:06

Cmac wrote:Parts supplier - I understand that there are very few parts guys that are worth a shit anymore most have the idea that if it is not black and white and right in front of you they will not help you.

Nissan Motorsports USA - Website is incomplete so I call the sales counter to find out the torque specks of the super copper mix pressure plate to flywheel bolts. I explain that the website is incomplete and would like to get the information. His reply was as follows - We sell to wholesale customers and or racers so there is no reason for me to know the specs and or where to find the information in our system. I asked if there was anyone in the office that may be able to answer my question. Call back in the morning someone may be able to help you.

This seems to be the standard in all industries and its getting worse as time goes on. Take responsibility for the industry that you represent if you don't know the answer find out and call the customer back.

Ill get off my soap box now thank you for listening.


Hehehe!!! Earlier this summer I stopped at a Nissan dealership on the way to racquetball. I was in the 510 and as I pulled up a few of the sales guys say hmmm! what is that? It's a Datsun, who makes it asks one of the sales guys? :shock: Ommm, Nissan sales guys says I didn't know Nissan made a Datsun car WTF!!!! I just walked to the parts dept and asked if they had any rear differential cover gaskets for a 68-73 Datsun 510? Parts guy say,, a what? :shock: I said nevermind I'll get it next door at Subaru and walked out.
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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby toylet » 01 Dec 2014 09:06

I wonder if these motor mounts will allow for VVL head?
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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 07 Dec 2014 11:14

They might but check out uber def one's build he used a similar mount and said it increased the noise within the car. vibration is no good

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 07 Dec 2014 15:15

http://patiencecorner.org

Rear sump oil pan for the sr20det to fit into a Miata. Nice looking product will it work in our application ? Im sure it will not work with the factory steering set up however a front steer off the shelf rack from woodward steering is now an option for those that would like to investigate that option.

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby toylet » 08 Dec 2014 11:55

Cmac wrote:They might but check out uber def one's build he used a similar mount and said it increased the noise within the car. vibration is no good


They offer two options ... street version motor mount for less vibration and a race version.

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Uber Deaf One » 12 Dec 2014 07:13

Cmac wrote:They might but check out uber def one's build he used a similar mount and said it increased the noise within the car. vibration is no good


After having the mounts in for a week or two, they've broken in a considerable amount. I've fixed most of the rattles that were super loud because of these mounts and the vibration is tolerable. Only gets bad at 900-1000 rpm... anything under or over that and it's super smooth. The throttle response and "directness" (lol) I got with these mounts is totally worth the vibration.

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 13 Dec 2014 09:54

Three Bee I am not thrilled with the idea of the valve train noise but given the alternative of tossing another rocker arm i will take it. I have been spoiled with my daily drivers the last 10 years as boring as they are it peaceful other than the other drivers on the road. I am however looking forward to this spring and going for a nice drive to find something other than the valley flat straight roads here in Sacramento.

As for the parts guys. there seem to be very few that are really car guys any more it has become a job for paper pushers.

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 13 Dec 2014 10:00

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Now if I could get something like this to mount a MR2 steering rack it would make life much easier. I don't recall the outfit that makes these but they did not respond to the question of the ID size need two at 1" 1/4 or 32mm at least for my idea.

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 13 Dec 2014 10:09

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Got to love when you tac the firewall plate upside down.
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As it sits right now been too busy to play with it as of late any recommendations are welcome. I do listen

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 20 Aug 2015 16:10

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Drive shaft completed finally

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 20 Aug 2015 16:12

Clutch Slave for the s15 transmission.
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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 20 Aug 2015 16:20

S14 speed sending unit
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Clip and manual trans gear
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Other option is the the s13 sending unit but I have this one and figured Id share the part numbers for those looking to do the same.
S15 Gear supplied by Brad sr20det years ago he has detailed this conversion in another thread on the realm

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby toylet » 20 Aug 2015 17:02

Who made the drive shaft? How did you obtain the R200 yoke? those are hard to find

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Re: CMac,s 1971 Datsun 510

Postby Cmac » 20 Aug 2015 19:51

Local shop made the drive shaft the S15 joint up front on the rear its an Nissan or infinity product that uses the cv flange joint. Now the R200 CV flange for the differential is a pain to find. There are a number of cars from Japan that came with this flange but none that I could cross-reference through Nissan that were sold in North America.


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