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#1 521 Johnny

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 12:58 PM

ITS A 1972, JUST PICKED IT UP IN LAUGHLIN THIS PAST WEEKEND, ITS A FRAME OFF BUILD, ALREADY TORN DOWN AND CHOPPED UP. ITS GETTING A NEW REAR CHASSI, CUSTOM FLOOR AND TUNNEL BODY DROP, SHAVING ROCKER PANELS OFF, IT HAS AN L20B WITH A 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANNY, PUTTING IT ON 18 TITAN WHEELS FOR NOW HOPING TO BUILD IT TO FIT 20'S, LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK! IVE BEEN BUILDING OFF ROAD RACE PARTS AND VEHICLES FOR 10 YEARS , KINDA NEVER WAS INTO THE MINI TRUCK SCENE, BUT I LOVE THIS LIL TRUCK!
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:03 PM

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:06 PM

WHY ARE YOU SHOUTING? :(

Pics please..
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:08 PM

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:09 PM

SHOUTING? ITS CALLED CAPS LOCK
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:12 PM

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You shut up.  You're not helping

 

Not super hard.  You just gotta know the right people.  You now know the right people.  Welcome to Ratsun.

 

Fresco historia, hermano.

 

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:12 PM

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:15 PM

where did you get the 6 speed? I want one!

You shut up.  You're not helping

 

Not super hard.  You just gotta know the right people.  You now know the right people.  Welcome to Ratsun.

 

Fresco historia, hermano.

 

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:19 PM

It came with it, got lucky, the whole truck was super straight and only a lil door rust on the passenger side


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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:26 PM

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:30 PM

This was it last sunday when i got it home, 1-16-2011 was the start date for this and it will be a fast build, the guy in the red hat (Jimmy) owns this truck, i used it for inspiration.

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:47 PM

also here is a link to my other truck build thats almost finished

http://www.dezertran...ides/129575.htm
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 04:34 PM

good looking truck but a its a 5 speed plus reversed is a 6 speed
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 04:54 PM

IF THATS THE CASE THEN THIS IS A 7 SPEED, TRUST ME ITS A 6 SPEED
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 05:21 PM

I know nothing about transmissions, you guys figure it out.

cool truck though. :thumbup:
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Posted 21 January 2011 - 06:36 PM

I LOVE CAPS LOCK



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Posted 21 January 2011 - 07:54 PM

WELCOME TO RATSUN. YOU GOIN TO FF IN MARCH ?

I came here today to chew some bubblegum and kick some ass. Right now I'm all out of bubblegum. 

 

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 08:08 PM

MORE oics of prerunner, cant see the oics on the other forum because we are not members.

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 09:14 PM

NOT TRYING TO BE ONE OF "THOSE" GUYS, BUT THAT IS CLEARLY AN L-SERIES TRANNY, WHICH WAS NEVER PRODUCED AS A 6 SPEED.

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ANYWAY!

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 12:28 AM

NOT TRYING TO BE ONE OF "THOSE" GUYS, BUT THAT IS CLEARLY AN L-SERIES TRANNY, WHICH WAS NEVER PRODUCED AS A 6 SPEED.

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ANYWAY!


I don't know if nissan made a 6 speed transmission that bolted to the 1980 L20b case such as the napZ type transmission which will all the way threw 86, but if you expand/enlarge the tranny in the area where the tailshaft bolts to the front case, the tail section is abnormally long where the 5th and rev. gears are, there is also a drain plug in a strange place/tilted, maybe a napZ type transmission was bolted to the L block(been told it can be done) and if you look really close to the bottom of the tilted tailshaft there is a flat area that looks like it could have a drain plug or something, this flat area doesn't exist on my 5 spds. That whole transmission is tilted to about 10:30 on the clock. I wonder if the stick shift is tilted also. I'm thinking this is some kind of hybrid transmission. Did nissan make a 6 speed in the 90s? wayno