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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 74datsun620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2010 at 1:29am
Cool, You probably can't wait intill she is home.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 289Fatsun Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2010 at 2:13am
honestly it would not surprise me if I woke up tomorrow morning with duct tape across my mouth, I can guarantee my wife is sick of hearing about it, as with my friends, and I am waiting for my 2 year old daughter to say Datsun.............I say it more than I occasionally curse in front of her, and she picked up sh*t in no time lol  
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And on the 8th day.......God said, "Let there be Datsun's!"

I went to the city today, got my tires and lug nuts.  Picked up the 1200 and brought her home and started on her right away!



Gotta love 13" fatties!



Now she is a bit rusty on the exterior..........but I can live with that for a while.  People who put carpet from houses in cars should be slapped upside the head.................look what happened to the floor..................and as for the subframes..............ya gonna need to make new ones LOL Shocked  Because they are pretty much non existant.



I got her started too!  Put new gas in the tank, primed her and she started up........had to prime it a few times before it would stay running.  But what a little champ!  Needs the clutch bled something fierce too as it is nonfunctional.

She sat a little low so I fabbed up some shackles and lifter her bum 2.5 inches.



I should have parked it on the level ground as you can't see the nice rake too well from this angle.



But ya, she is finally home and that is the main thing.  And I need some lower profile tires on the front I think.



Edited by 289Fatsun - 16 Apr 2010 at 8:26pm
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Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!!  Rad ride my man!  I think 99% of Datsuns came from the factory with the "rust" weight reduction kit...  LOL
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thanks, I absolutely love it, even if it does have drivers and passengers FRED Flinstone issued break capability.  LOL 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rusty Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2010 at 11:10pm
Alright Fatsun, glad you finally got her home. She can be saved and your just the person to do it. Looking forward to seeing your work on her. 
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Upon looking in the owners manual I found receipts from 1993 for the following items.

Full gasket set $17.50
Ring set with moly top ring $24.75

The parts were bought in Great Falls Montana.  So I think that is where this car originally came from.  It looks as though it made the journey to the great white north(Canada) in 1994.

The engine was overhauled On October 19th of 1993 @ 49,427(probably really 149,427)
But irregardless this engine only has 14,614 miles on an overhaul.

In the owners manual it says "Rings, valves done, bearings checked"

And I can tell it had the same owner from 1974 to 1993! Same handwriting on the oil change writings in the manual!!!!

Isn't that neat?!!?!?!?!?









Oh and could not contain myself, took more pics lolApprove

The dash pad is absolutely mint and I am diggin the groovy door panels! lol





Original RADIO!!!!!







I did not have a proper tire for a mag to go on this side but you can see what the rake is like not with the shackles as this side is on sitting in a hole.



Fender flares?  Got rubber? Got Dish? LOLLOL  I really dunno what to do here, kind of want to leave it.













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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: 17 Apr 2010 at 4:17am
Well heck leave it, I am glad to see you got here home safely. 
You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille
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rock it.Cool  she's very cool. i have that same am radio
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 289Fatsun Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Apr 2010 at 11:24am
lol ya she came home on a trailer, I was worried she would not even make it home in one piece that way because the front subframe is so rotted
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