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#21 620green

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Posted 05 August 2011 - 03:33 AM

My wife and I bought this the other day. I'm still test driving it to see what bugs need to be worked out. We bought it so our daughter can get some driving experience but it's growing on us adults quickly. The to do list will be posted soon with lots of questions. all comments and help welcome. Let the PICS begin.

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Nice ride.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 02:18 PM

I started to desmog it a couple weeks ago and clean up the engine bay a little.

Bead blasted volt reg box and valve cove and painted them black.
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After. New battery cables and wiper washer pump with motor.
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egr was fitting was completely plugged
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egr plug at the exhaust 16x1.5
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after
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I found one cracked hose on the anti backfire valve to the intake and all 4 carb nuts were loose but I couldn't tighten them with everything in the way. I took out the carb jet bolts and this is what they looked like. I couldn't get the jets out cause I dont have the right lengh screw driver to get to them yet.
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My temporary egr block off plate just to see if it runs and it does after I figured the bolt holes need to be plugged also.
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Shined up one rim and bought 4 new center caps from les schwab
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latest pic. I want to find a thermostat housing that doesn't have the check valve or can I leave it the way I routed it to the air cleaner?
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Posted 14 August 2011 - 02:41 PM

I guess I'll go out and hook the hoses back up to the vacuum motor on the air cleaner.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 08:19 AM

looks good
1974 datsun b210, slow and low riding in bakersfield cali.

#25 ggzilla

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 10:21 AM

Sell that air pump on eBay for $big to someone in California!

Yes you'll be glad for the heated air cleaner come winter. At 38 degrees the carb can ice over if conditions are right. It happened to my A-series several times.
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Posted 13 November 2011 - 04:52 PM

So I got around to doing a few things to the b210 like fixing the seat belt and defrost switch and the heater controls. Here they are.


The heater controls were gummed up and the low speed didn't work so I took all the cables off and removed it for cleaning.
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I removed the screw that holds the black stopper in the top right of this pic.
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Then I could slide the heater switch over far enough to disengage it and drop down through the selector plate.

Disassemble position should look like this.
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I put a small amount of grease on reassembly.

The low fan speed was just the heater resistor on the side of the housing that was disconnected at one end.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:04 PM

The defrost switch was loosing connection and working intermittently it also had a hard crunchy feeling when pressing it.

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Careful not to loose the spring and plastic piece.
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I turned one tab and removed the contact plate for cleaning.
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I used a very small amount of oil on the plastic finger that rubs on the contact plate on reassembly.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:22 PM

The passenger seat belt would not stop catching to the point you couldn't put it on no matter how slow you pulled on it and when tour teenage daughter is driving you it can be scary. :sweat:. I wanted to buy the one on ebay but the price is crazy ridiculous. :mad:

Peeled back the rubber cover. Do not remove the white cap with the big retracting spring only the clear cap.
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pressed and bent this tab down about 1mm
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Shortened this spring.
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I put some zoom oil between the black frame and the white round disc which is what was sticking and causing the problem. Bending the tab down and shortening the spring were extras to make sure it will be trouble free. It works awesome now and catches like it should.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 12:00 AM

awesome rehab, great work... :thumbup: Your choke relay is inside that black box, just like you thought. I had to replace mine because the brake light would always stay on. My buddy Albert traced the problem to a short in the choke relay. I swapped out my choke relay with a 1977 B210 choke relay.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 11:19 AM

Nice work man!

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:47 PM

I got a peak at the seats today while putting on my new seat covers not having a clue what these came out of. They are perched all the forward in this pic.
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Posted 23 December 2011 - 06:14 AM

Man don't know how I missed this thread! What a clean find! Almost a grandma barn find.

Back when I first joined Ratsun, no one thought about b210s very much. There were very few threads on them.

They have had a meteoric rise in interest lately. And the prices seem to be rising.

I bet the f10 is next. (I want a f10 goon!)

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 12:23 PM

has there been a noticable increase tailpipe smoke since you took out the air pump?

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:56 PM

Shouldn't be. The airpump has little to do with smoke. It simply pumps air into the exhaust to burn the trace HC that's normally there (invisible).

You can remove the large air hose that goes from the thermostat housing to the air cleaner. Here is information on thermostat housings.

I would put the charcoal canister back on. It doesn't hurt perf, but keeps the gasoline fumes from getting out of the fuel tank.
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Posted 23 December 2011 - 05:42 PM

thanks zilla

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 06:27 PM

Singing "one of these valves is not like the other"

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My daughter tried to come home from school and the b210 ran like shit.
Bought another a14. The orange bandit came by and was a great help. Never did get to see his face though.
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Maybe you know of him?
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Oh wait the spy cam got half a face shot.
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 08:03 PM

Tell the Munger the grille doesn't need to come off to replace the engine :P
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:40 AM

when I saw that shirt, I knew it was missing it's rightful owner. nice fit.. :cool:
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RAP IS LIKE SCISSORS, IT ALWAYS LOSES TO ROCK !!!


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Posted 08 February 2012 - 06:19 PM

Tell the Munger the grille doesn't need to come off to replace the engine :P


Well, it kinda does... :P

If you don't want to risk damaging the radiator while removing the engine, you have to remove the radiator. If you want to remove the radiator, you have to remove the grill. Ergo, engine out = grill out. :cool:

It's your car, just don't ruin it.


This seems like an elaborate ploy to get me to say "I like the D".


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Posted 08 February 2012 - 08:15 PM

Yikes, B110 and B310 are much easier to work on. Radiator comes out easy without removing the grille.
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