What did you do on your 510 today?

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by funwithmonkeys » 18 Feb 2018 13:00

Did you get your diff cover on Keith?
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by bertvorgon » 18 Feb 2018 15:16

Car goes into Andy's later in the spring to have it put on and couple of other things. With my shoulder blown out I cannot fight with the exhaust to get it apart to droop the cross member,
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by danfiveten » 18 Feb 2018 20:13

Not a 510. But i got a 620 in August that ive done alot to. First vehicle ive gotten to build in 10 years since getting hurt. Since i cant do anything to Arts 510, and purple is how i love her from my childhood. It was nice to do this. Just wanted to share, but didnt want to make a entire thread about the truck.


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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by Byron510 » 18 Feb 2018 20:53

Damn, those wheels look way bigger on your truck than they do on my Armada!

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by danfiveten » 18 Feb 2018 20:56

That size difference of the body makes them look bigger. 620 looks small against your armada i bet ;)
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by two_68_510s » 18 Feb 2018 22:23

Looked pretty good on the 521 as well.
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by eastbaysolo_73 » 27 Mar 2018 21:50

Did this today. With the help of my better half. She helped guid the motor mounts in while I worked the picker.
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by Heinrich » 27 Mar 2018 22:07

very cool
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by eastbaysolo_73 » 27 Mar 2018 22:10

Heinrich wrote:very cool
Thanks man
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by greenthumb » 27 Mar 2018 22:44

two_68_510s wrote:Looked pretty good on the 521 as well.
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Now there's a sweet looking 521 :P
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by Three B's Racing » 28 Mar 2018 05:34

Modified my belly pan to add some protection to the front of the SR's oil pan.
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by eastbaysolo_73 » 28 Mar 2018 11:07

Three B's Racing wrote:Modified my belly pan to add some protection to the front of the SR's oil pan.
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Dam dude that came out sick. Wish I had one of those..
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by Three B's Racing » 29 Mar 2018 05:19

eastbaysolo_73 wrote:
Three B's Racing wrote:Modified my belly pan to add some protection to the front of the SR's oil pan.
Dam dude that came out sick. Wish I had one of those..
Thanks

Futofab sells the belly pans if you need one. But if you have an SR in your 510 then you be cutting. There are certainly i'm sure better options but well, I was bored and we were having a heat wave of 38-40 degs so I got busy.
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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by Byron510 » 29 Mar 2018 06:41

It’s funny how few of these pans are still left on 510’s! If the pan survived the first oil change, it usually was removed when the sway bar was replaced for the performance oreintated driver. The clip the slid under the sway bar mount the held the captive nut which secured the back side of the pan usually didn’t get reinstalled.

Ive been told by many that the installation of the pan does significantly help cooling. But I think most have upgraded to more efficient rads today, with aluminum rads being so common place now.

Nice project just the same Lou, thanks for sharing. Looked like at least a 2 beer job :-)

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by bertvorgon » 29 Mar 2018 06:51

I like to think I was an efficient DAD......I think I got a badge for that...HEH...HEH...
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