David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

View and post your 510 project(s)
goichi1
Supporter
Posts: 4030
Joined: 22 Jan 2008 21:57
Location: Oak harbor, WA 98277

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by goichi1 » 28 Nov 2011 09:23

....A 2 door wagon, looks kinda cool, I have heard of a few done like this but never seen one, looks like it could use a one piece long side glass. not sure I am a big fan....I had always thought it would be cool to have a 2 door wagon though....cool project.

User avatar
S15DET
Supporter
Posts: 2561
Joined: 03 Dec 2004 17:02
Location: Waxhaw, NC

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by S15DET » 28 Nov 2011 10:18

Ha, didn't even notice that it was a 2-door. I sent you a PM.

User avatar
510wizard
Supporter
Posts: 1023
Joined: 12 Sep 2005 09:50
Location: Reno, Nevada

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by 510wizard » 29 Nov 2011 07:29

I always thought that the 2 door wagon needed the side windows to side like the Chevy Nomads, kind alike a sliding door in your house.

qwik510
Supporter
Posts: 3161
Joined: 29 Oct 2006 18:51
Location: Maryland - East Coast USA

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by qwik510 » 29 Nov 2011 07:31

I've got a few ideas for the side windows but for now, I will black out the frames and tint them to make it look more like one piece.
Enjoy The Ride!
David
ImageImage

redwiggler
Posts: 11
Joined: 13 Nov 2011 20:16

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by redwiggler » 02 Dec 2011 10:07

David, Its Chris , owner of Redwiggler. Thanks for your message concerning the 68' grill. I can see Bambie cost me a lot of money when he did a cross body slam into "My precious". You and I live on opposite sides of the country. I'm new to the Realm and need help placing a classified add, still trying to figure it out. My first 510 was a mustard colored 71' wagon purchased in 1977.Then came a basket case 1969 4 door sedan which I crashed and survived which led to the 68' Redwiggler. I'm probably going to find a later model grill or make something custom with a spoiler because as you know the 1968 suspension is already very low and stiff. We are getting a new computer soon so with the help of a digital camera I will be able to share photos of Datsuns and parts for sale. Years ago when I lived in California I had a collection of 510 parts to support my 510 repair business. Unfortunately many parts didn't make the migration to Oregon in 1989. By the way in addition to the 68' 4 dr. I have a 1979 620 king cab named Blue Betty. I have a good collection of 620 truck parts that I have accumulated in Oregon. thanks for sharing your projects and returning the e-mail. I haven't typed this much since High school. Sincerely Redwiggler

tr6racer21
Supporter
Posts: 307
Joined: 07 Mar 2008 10:18
Location: Richmond, VA
Contact:

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by tr6racer21 » 21 Feb 2015 10:25

Dave,

Did you ever finish the VG project? Thinking about going this route with my latest project and wanted to touch base

Chip

qwik510
Supporter
Posts: 3161
Joined: 29 Oct 2006 18:51
Location: Maryland - East Coast USA

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by qwik510 » 21 Feb 2015 13:26

tr6racer21 wrote:Dave,

Did you ever finish the VG project? Thinking about going this route with my latest project and wanted to touch base

Chip

Hi Chip,

Reviving a thread from th dead on this snowy day?

No, this project is in stalled mode. I get too sidetracked.

If you are considering going VG, I have lots of what you need to make it happen. I'll give you a call.

David
Enjoy The Ride!
David
ImageImage

qwik510
Supporter
Posts: 3161
Joined: 29 Oct 2006 18:51
Location: Maryland - East Coast USA

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by qwik510 » 06 Jun 2015 04:30

Finally getting back to my VG Project after a very long hiatus. Washed away years of dirt and grime today.

Image
Enjoy The Ride!
David
ImageImage

User avatar
Track Junky
Supporter
Posts: 397
Joined: 14 Feb 2008 02:18
Location: Chicago Ill.
Contact:

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by Track Junky » 06 Jun 2015 05:24

Sure is purdy!!

Scott.

Flatline
Posts: 3
Joined: 26 Mar 2015 19:18
Location: Tampa, FL

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by Flatline » 28 Jul 2015 13:28

Reading through this thread really has me motivated to get working on mine. Great work, and I hope you keep going.

I've got a 71 4 door sitting and a locked up vg33 I'm pulling from a 99 frontier. Planning on VH45 pistons and cams. If you have any pointers I would greatly appreciate it.

User avatar
68Datsun510
Posts: 552
Joined: 07 Aug 2003 02:19

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by 68Datsun510 » 19 Feb 2018 08:23

So.............? Hows it goin =D
_________________________________
Cody Mould
'69 510 4-Door
Cameron Park, CA
Sacramento Datsun Owners
~Visit Sacramento Datsun Owners on Facebook!

qwik510
Supporter
Posts: 3161
Joined: 29 Oct 2006 18:51
Location: Maryland - East Coast USA

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by qwik510 » 20 Feb 2018 17:42

68Datsun510 wrote:So.............? Hows it goin =D

Unfortunately I sold the car due to health issues.

I did buy a VG powered 510 last fall to replace it.

Still have two 510s in the stable.
Enjoy The Ride!
David
ImageImage

User avatar
68Datsun510
Posts: 552
Joined: 07 Aug 2003 02:19

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by 68Datsun510 » 21 Feb 2018 03:27

Yikes man, sorry to hear that. Glad you still have the ones you do though. I hope things get better, figured I'd ask as soo many forums feel "dead" these days... And I am embarking on a VG swap of my own (finally, EFI, in 2018).

Take care David!
_________________________________
Cody Mould
'69 510 4-Door
Cameron Park, CA
Sacramento Datsun Owners
~Visit Sacramento Datsun Owners on Facebook!

qwik510
Supporter
Posts: 3161
Joined: 29 Oct 2006 18:51
Location: Maryland - East Coast USA

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by qwik510 » 21 Feb 2018 03:35

68Datsun510 wrote:Yikes man, sorry to hear that. Glad you still have the ones you do though. I hope things get better, figured I'd ask as soo many forums feel "dead" these days... And I am embarking on a VG swap of my own (finally, EFI, in 2018).

Take care David!
No worries. I am doing well. I had an eye surgery that makes it difficult to see when under a car or under the hood. I had too many projects so it was best for this one to go to a new owner. I now have 2 running and driving 2 doors so I am happy. I'll start a thread on my new VG car this spring.
Enjoy The Ride!
David
ImageImage

User avatar
68Datsun510
Posts: 552
Joined: 07 Aug 2003 02:19

Re: David's VG33 Swap Finally Begins

Post by 68Datsun510 » 21 Feb 2018 03:43

Awesome, look forward to it! Once I start getting things done besides gaskets and seals I may start my own as well.
_________________________________
Cody Mould
'69 510 4-Door
Cameron Park, CA
Sacramento Datsun Owners
~Visit Sacramento Datsun Owners on Facebook!

Post Reply