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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Braden620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 12:29am
the drive was about 6 hrs total, but it sucked getting it on the trailer because it was raining and the right rear drum is locked so the tire wouldnt move, i will get some pics up tomorrow as it is pouring out and it rained on us the whole way home, we took my dads old truck and something in the wiring harness burned and we had to stop at flyin js and straight wire the headlights so we could get home, damn what a trip, it rained the whole day and a few bad things about the car
1. it has rust, some of it looks pretty bad but nothing a good welder like myself cant fix
2. it has beed painted before and there is a small amount of bondo in it
3. the dash is a little cracked and the interior needs work!
4. ill have to replace the floor from the back of the seat up!!!!!! ahhhhh!!!!!
 
BUT A FEW GOOD THINGS ARE
1. i got it home for 700 bucks plus 50 in fuel and 20 bucks at steak and shake
2. whover painted the car layed down a nice coat of paint
3. the engine is really clean no leaks or missing parts
4. it has a nice wood steering wheel
5. it has a set of black snowflakes with chrome lip
6. dual webers that are clean clean!!!!
7. the engine bay is pretty clean
8. it has a new msd coil and wires
 
i will know alot more tomorrow evening when i get it off the trailer and start tearing into it
im sure there will be more bad but hey what fun is a project you dont have to work on !!!!
 


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote slam_dat_sun Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 12:35am
Hell yeah I can't wait to see it.
You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EzCruiser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 12:43am
YES, That is what I EXACTLY wanted to hear you say about that car!!!  I knew you would get a good deal.  Even though parts are swiss cheese, sounds like a solid builder for summer!  You will never forget that trip, I can guarantee you that!  Congratulations!!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Braden620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 1:08am
here is some scary sh*t!!!    the car got loose a bit on the last leg of the trip and slid back about 2 feet, if it went another foot and a half it woulda been toast. we stopped and chacked and tightened the load straps 3 times!!!! i guess they got wet and stretched and slipped, its actually really scary now that i think about it. but no harm no fould i guess, live and learn and thank god it wasnt worse
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EzCruiser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 1:12am
Wow, you have good karma for today!!  Glad you arrived unscathed!  Thats a blessing that it didn't fall off!  That just means the Datsun has been waiting on you and isn't giving up!!! 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 74datsun620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 1:14am
Great to hear the Z got home safe. The CL pictures look  like you got a great project and we needed some Z posts. Hope you will be posting pictures as soon as the rain stops and work begins.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EzCruiser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 1:39am
Speaking of rain.... It just started pouring here...  Again Glad you made it home Braden!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EzCruiser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 2:00am
Here are a couple Craigslist links for parts:
I know of more in local junkyards!!!  Just let me know what you need!  I will just charge you shipping really!  Unless you can make it down here sometime!  Or I make a trip to Muncie, IN every now and again!!!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Braden620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 2:14am
ah i was born in muncie! what do you head there for? im headed there may 9th
i have a 260 z down the road from me but the owner is a bit loose in the head, maybe i can talk him into some parts!!   it will need more cosmetic things than anything else but i hope to have it up and running in 4 weeks,  will get pics up as soon as possible, it is supposed to rain again tomorrow and tuesday but wednesday i will definitely be down some serious work on it
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote EzCruiser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Apr 2010 at 2:18am
I've got a VERY VERY good friend that lives there that I plan visiting soon!  Would bad A if I could meet up with you braden!!!!!
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