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DO WORK SON! Let's see pics of your Datsun/Nissans being used AS TRUCKS WERE DESIGNED.


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#1 JoeCool

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:20 AM

I own trucks mainly to use for hauling stuff, not because I have a small penis and need to compensate for it, not to use as a show trailer queen, a family hauler, etc...

I had to trade in my last truck (07 Ford Explorer Sport Track) in Jan. 2010, as the $480 per month payment was killing me since I lost my good paying job and was unemployed for six months in 09, I was 4 months behind, so traded it before it was repo'd.

Until last July (2011) I had no truck. Only a 2006 Ford Taurus we had since new and a 07 Ford Fusion I traded for the Sport Trac for a much lower payment. Well, I live in the country and not only do a lot of building/fixing up my old house that was built in 1890, but we also have NO GARBAGE PICK UP. Let me tell you... if you have never carried trash in your car...IT FREAKING STINKS... LITERALLY! So I had enough of my car (06 Taurus) smelling like trash. Started looking for an old cheap truck, found the Datsun... rest is history.

So whenever I get the money to fix up my truck like I want, slammed on bags, etc. it will still need to be useful and practical, no trailer queens for me!
Going to the dump is a weekly thing... just usually don't have the bed full like this time, I had the cleaned out the woods behind the house, the original owner apparently didn't believe in the dump, he threw trash in the woods! And this was only the last of three trips, the smallest load!

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#2 Eagle_Adam

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:37 AM

http://community.rat...work-well-i-do/
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:10 PM

Does my old b210 count if I used it as a truck?
I LIKE THE OLD CLASSIFIEDS BETTER........‚Äč

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:50 PM

Does my old b210 count if I used it as a truck?



Hope so. Cuz tomorrow its going to be sporting an 83 ZX 5 speed, four rims/tires, ZX front suspension, and an R200 rear diff.

Then this coming week, an A14 and misc shit.
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:52 PM

http://community.rat...work-well-i-do/


WHAT'S YOUR POINT SARGENT SARCASM? :rolleyes:
That topic is 620 ONLY, my topic is for ALL TRUCKS.
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:07 PM

Adam's post wasn't sarcastic, but I see your's is. Not cool.
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:16 PM

Adam's post wasn't sarcastic, but I see your's is. Not cool.


Whatever, I see it as the same old rude search naziism I see all the time on forums that usually come from older forum members. My post just calls it out as such and highlights the irrelevance. I wasn't being an ahole. :thumbup:
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:36 PM

Lets get this thread back to what it's purpose was, trucks working hard. :D
I use my truck as a truck.
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One ton on the truck, and one ton in the trailer.
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This below might be a duplicate of the photo above.
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I posted all these photos to show that I have used it this way a lot, not just a couple loads, but 50 to 100 of them easily.

 

 


#9 JoeCool

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:27 PM

NOW THAT IS WHAT I CALL A WORK HORSE! Awesome to see a little truck haul that much. I bet you turn a lot of heads and get stares of disbelief too!
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Posted 20 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:46 AM

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Whenever I think that I'm out of my mind for putting this much time and money into an old Datsun, all I have to do is look some of your threads to know that I'm not nearly as whack as you are.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 11:48 PM

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yeah!

"but its that gut feeling of you're drawn to what feels right for yourself and what you're passionate about..."

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 12:00 AM

My Xterra towing my 73 when I bought it in march,
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My old D21 hauling a different s30 lol
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

They don't exactly fit in the back of the car. :no:
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:26 PM

It doesn't look like it but there is 990lbs of washer and dryer motors. And there not even copper windings. Aluminium windings painted to look like copper. Wasn't even worth the effort.
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:22 PM

What speakers? Pioneer, sansui, fisher? They look vintage. I have a set of 72 cornwalls myself that look about the same size.

I got screwed on that too once, brought a giant transformer in turned out to be alum painted. Didnt even think to check...

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:36 PM

Sansui sp-5000
Vintage audio is my other hobby.
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

Nice, sensui G series receiver there?

Here is one of my heavily modded cornwalls. Crites tweeter, ALK crossover and horns, for stereo I run a fisher 500c all tube receiver.
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:22 PM

Very nice. Yes sansui g-8000. I have a pair of fisher xp-10's in storage.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:30 PM

I have a set of vintage Jensen 25s, until today, i had not realized that the foam had deteriorated to this point, I have not looked at them in over 10 years.

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I also have a sansui 90/90.
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