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#442030 My wife is the shit

Posted by DatWifey on 10 March 2011 - 08:44 PM

EDIT: I posted this under my wife's account on accident. Oops! This is brodster:lol:

For my 30th birthday she had a custom neon sign made for B-Day. Perfect for my man cave:

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Give DatWifey rep points for this one...

#626687 Mitsubishi Addiction lol

Posted by RaptorReed on 04 February 2012 - 12:18 AM

Hey everyone, I'm Tim and I don't currently own any Dattos, but in light of one of my buddies (tristingrind) picking up one I'm sure I'll be learning about them soon enough. I do however own a '76 Mitsubishi Colt Galant Coupe and '77 Colt Galant Wagon, used to have a 91 Galant VR4 but due to some serious cancer issues it was in my best interest to strip and scrap at the time. I believe it was Bananahamuck (sorry, I forget your name lol) I met at the NissanParts/MitsuParts meet in Olympia back in August, real cool guy! I was the lone Classic Mitsubishi surrounded by Z cars and 510s that day lol. I know there's several other WA folks on here so...I'm located way up in Oak Harbor, WA, but often enough venture down to the Seattle-Tacoma area periodically. I'm sure some have seen the wagon at a few meets here and there or on the road.

Pics! We all love pics!
The Wagz! Before I swapped the gawdy stock front bumper out for a '75 chrome bumper.

Aussie Amber tails installed.

And my Coupe which as of late is under going a 4G63t 2.3l stroker swap biggrin.gif

#679369 93 Eclipse gs Widebody

Posted by Syncro on 01 May 2012 - 09:53 PM

Just noticed this section and had to post up my eclipse aka Mischief, project. I got the car back in 2007 when I was 11. The car ran great but we never used til we got tired of fixing up another pos 1.8l eclipse we had. anyway, here's what it basically looked like when i got it, except paint was much worse:

2011-04-19_12-09-44_924.jpga couple of months, my dad decides we should build something similar to a 76 camaro he'd built in the 80's. This meant fender flare's, wide wheels, a whale tail, and several other things I'm not gonna get into, basically all efforts were to make it more aerodynamic. I worked on the whale for a couple months and its still not finished, but here's a couple of old pics of it after the whale tail and hood bulges. 2010-10-22182157-1.jpgKeep in mind that the current hood is just a mold for the fiberglass hood I'll be making. I'll update with more photo's tomorrow.

#621072 Fisch Art- Sneaks datsun illustrations into kidsbooks!

Posted by fisch on 27 January 2012 - 10:39 AM

Thought you guys would appreciate this. Most of you know I am an illustrator who does kids books, novels that sort of thing. So I finished two books over the last few months and snuck some Datsun art in there!

In this book. I did 75 silhouettes, and the author never wrote what type of car it was so... mua ha ha. (And I gave it a Ratsun Badge. Represent!)

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Here is the rest of the book.
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This one is a children's book and is a sequel to one I did that came out last year. This is my 510! (Though I had to get creative with the proportions to make the characters big enough!)
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So, even when I am not on Ratsun, I am on Ratsun.

#974729 Eagle Adam ripped me off

Posted by Eagle_Adam on 31 August 2013 - 04:37 PM

Hold the fuck up asshole.

Yes you paid me $90
Yes I sent u a radiator and a fan with the promise of following up with 620 hood arms.

Yes I have not yet sent you the hood arms yet, still haven't found em to be honest

And yes you sent some PM's

But that where the truth ends and your BS and lack of understand of the truth begins

You don't know me, you have no idea what's going on in my life that are 10x more important than car parts.

So go fuck yourself and your public cry for attention.

I refunded you PayPal payment in FULL, your $90 is a drop ik the bucket bro, as for me....

Well ill let the friends I've made and countless people I've sent parts to speak for my reputation in response to your bitch ass post.

Fuck you, I'm done

#948737 Alleycatgarage So Cal shop

Posted by hosestop@msn.com on 01 July 2013 - 12:29 PM

I thought I could post my work here at struggling shop here ,I need to HIRE someone who is a tech and can be taught hose business we make all hoses custom AC,brake hoses and hardlines, pwr. steer, oil cooler and systems remote ect.
Off road ranger 4.0 has super custom front suspension with fat rack,all glass body almost, full caged, rear beefed with king shocks ,(I am repairing hardline and new ss front brake hoses)This is trailered usually !


#907619 Twinky

Posted by Icehouse on 25 April 2013 - 10:36 PM

We aquired this bus about 1 year ago, for a 1964 it's in really good shape.  Although at first the body looked good with minimal bubbling with closer inspection I could tell there was some sort of body filler.  After sitting the winter it was looking a bit worse, not much but rust bubbles make me sick!  Anyways I'll type more later I just want to upload a few pictures of it.  



































































#1115344 pic of your dime

Posted by Just Joel on 06 July 2014 - 12:09 PM



#1061054 UPDATE: STOLEN 521: FOUND!

Posted by jammin on 05 March 2014 - 02:16 PM

Hey everyone!  Got a call from King County Sherrif @ 5:00 this morning...my 521 was found with the thief driving it to boot!! So the Datsun gods were a smiling!   I asked if the thief resisted arrest, but sadly no. But they got the bastard and no damage to the White Pony.   They drove it from Seattle to Bellingham and then back, so I guess I know she is roadworthy!!If anyone is from Burlington, Washington and they are missing a sweet moped, it was in the back of my truck and the king county police have it.   Well..its actually at the tow yeard still.  Thanks for all the kind words...there is justice out there!!!

#789502 Maroon 510 crash

Posted by ace0073 on 04 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

this is Aolë 2 say thank you 2 everyone that even looks at this. If you have done more then thank you 2. This has taken well over 3.5 hours 2 type so please take a few minutes 2 read (trust I filled n time last 2 b more accurate). If you don't know what happened then read thread. Per docs I would never regain consciousness or if I did I'd b a vegetable. Well neither ended up true. Basically, I feel like I have come far but I have far 2 go. I learned 2 talk but I still can't stand or walk. I was supposed 2 have no memory but I forgot a lot & I remember a lot. 2 things I do remember are rockets and DATSUNS. It was very nice 2 think about fixing my car but it's totaled. Ask anything you want.

#688823 Starion with illegal mods, because it's something I'd drive...

Posted by Komeuppance on 19 May 2012 - 09:05 PM

So, yeah, that's my ride.

... it's that Starion in the background, haha.

Better include a Datsun in my pic so I fit in here:
I've crashed a few Datsun meets.

The ol' Saturday meets.

Back in the day...

Got tired of bottoming out. Shortened housings with MR2 Tokiko Illuminas.

Oh yeah...

Oh no...

Got tired of not being able to over speed bumps, so I built a full 3" turbo back exhaust.

Drove to Vegas.

When the engine bay was clean lol...

And where she sleeps at night.

Me smashing around Mt Akina... lol, not really.


#994648 Nobody wants to play with me :( vintage mitsubishi?

Posted by IncorpoRatedX on 17 October 2013 - 04:20 PM

hey guys, it's not a datsun but i often find datsun guys rocking similar styles to what im doing with my car and I dont really have an active forum to participate in, the vintage mitsu ones are generally pretty dead. I registered on here because I figured I could find some agressive wheel combos on here in 4x114, moreso than other forums I frequent anyhow. People often come up to me and say 'sick datsun dude, what year' when i tell them it's a mitsu they always respond with 'whoa! never seen one' haha


Important bits:

73 Mitsubishi Galant Wagon (dodge colt)

Turbo 4G63

Datsun ZG flares

Work Meister CR-01 15x10/8 combo


here's some pics:


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#974938 My apologies to you Adam and Ratsun

Posted by cruznude on 31 August 2013 - 09:59 PM

Lets just say that first, sorry Adam about critisizing you and your integrity.  I've never met you and from what I've read in the past, I should of trusted you or at least not been so hostile with my words.  The fact is yes, people have busy lives and this world doesn't evolve around just myself.  Please accept my apologies.  I will pay you for the parts and shipping.  I'll send you the monies again in the morning.  To all of those who actually know you and had words to say.  I didn't mean for all this shit to hit the fan.  I just wanted a response and got a little more.  I'm sorry

#841734 Admins: stopforumspam plug in

Posted by bananahamuck on 31 January 2013 - 01:25 PM

 i down loaded that plug in ,,,,,,and all of Datlurkers and Tristengrinds posts dissapeared..





































#1282550 The fun is gone

Posted by INDY510 on 05 August 2015 - 06:33 PM

come on people .... we all know Rick would have never actually sold the 521

... because he used the Ratsun classifieds .... :rofl:

#1253854 2015 CANBY TRUCK

Posted by denmarkboy on 21 May 2015 - 08:38 PM

I m tired but have to share a peek . 



#1021298 Father, four times over.( Proof Pic)

Posted by Farmer on 14 December 2013 - 09:57 AM

Looks like I'll be a father again today. At the hospital now.

#1394159 Twisted Images Bagged, Body Dropped, & Rotary Powered 510

Posted by twistedimages on 17 June 2016 - 07:18 AM

It's been a couple weeks since my last update- I've just been driving it around town to local car meets, fine-tuning a few things, and just enjoying having it on the road!  I'm happy to say there haven't been any major issues- a couple of times I've had to pull over and adjust the idle on the carb, and I had a bolt fall off while I was driving home the other day- nothing that's put me on the bike, thank goodness!


Parked next to Miles' Rodeo at a small "cars & coffee" thing in Carmichael:



I drove it to work once- the heat around here has kept me from wanting to sit in traffic on the way home, so most days I drive the Mini instead:





I finally got tired of smelling like 2-stroke exhaust every time I drive, so I cut some side panels for the interior quarters and installed a T3 package tray panel. It made the interior a lot quieter, and the smell has been reduced as well.  I still need to adjust the fit of everything and put some foam gaskets behind the panels for a proper seal, but I'm already happy with the result.



By the way- if you have a roll cage installed, get ready for fun if you want to put one of those package tray panels in your car!  I had to pull one of my pop-out windows to get that fucker in there!!


Air Lift Performance was kind enough to send one of their new air management systems to me, so I got that installed last weekend:



Their 3P and 3H systems use a manifold with an ECU built-in, and everything comes pre-wired, so it's just a matter of connecting battery power and ground, an ignition lead, two wires to your air compressor, and your lines- super easy stuff!  Their new controller has a full-color digital display to show pressure reading for each corner and the tank, all of the menu functions, etc. It also has Bluetooth built-in, so you can connect your phone to it and control your airbags wirelessly!  I already had their older system installed, and I was very happy with it, but this is even better!


Last Saturday, we rolled out to the Folsom Cars and Coffee - this time Victor came out with his '68 Wagon, too!





We definitely stand out at these things- tons of classic muscle cars and new exotics, and we pull up with these full-custom rides...  it's a lot of fun!


Last piece of news to get us caught up- my new license plates came in!!



Y'know- my Mini Cooper- yeah, She Low...  But my 510? She Lowr!


#1284382 Little Red Wagon...

Posted by Just Joel on 10 August 2015 - 07:56 PM



Updated photo because I havent posted in a while...

#1263268 Canby 2015 10th anniversary, No Excuses June 13th-14th

Posted by Guest on 14 June 2015 - 08:48 PM

OK, where to start, First, Al (Denmarkboy) for supplying the truck and place to work on it. Thanks for all the people that contributed parts, money and labor to make this all happen. My fondest memories of this will be working with some of you on the build days and how the Community came together for this build.


Datzenmike, it was one of your tickets that won the truck, Q-tip gave me the winning ticket. Thank You very, very much


 Great to meet you Flatcat


Datwifey, thank you so much for the hats and the workshirts for the work crew on this truck, can't wait to wear it for the next build


This was one of the best weekends ever, My wife was super happy that she won one of the other raffle drawings, now she is going to want to come to all the shows