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New 77 810 wagon.

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#21 SLC_810

  • Location:Salt Lake City
  • Cars:1977 810 wagon

Posted 25 October 2015 - 01:48 PM

First big project finished. Replaced all the bushings, ball joints, idler arm, etc in the front end yesterday. Got a basic alignment on it but will need it done professionally. Makes a huge difference. Next is the rear end. Have the shocks but the leaf springs are sagging badly. Thinking of just adding a helper spring and calling it good.


Looking for window felts and door seals now. The old ones are all but gone. I founf a full set from Thailand for the seals but were freaking expensive at $129. Any other ideas? Are there any other Datsun models I could tweak that are close? I'm figuring the factory kept these parts at least close to identical

#22 ArchetypeDatsun

  • Location:Medford, Oregon
  • Cars:72 521, 77 200sx, 79 810, 82 Maxima Turbo, 84 Maxima

Posted 25 October 2015 - 08:21 PM

I still need to do the same for my wagon. The door seals are gonna be spendy since the ones from overseas is all I see available unless you get some universal ones.
Do it in a Datsun

#23 Lockleaf

  • Location:Happy Valley, Utah
  • Cars:'71 510 Goon, '90 240SX, '85 720, '69 Roadster, '96 Pathfinder, too much other shite

Posted 25 October 2015 - 11:04 PM

Very nice. It's great to see other Utahns on here. Sweet wagon.

Half Pint ('71 510 Goon) http://community.rat...agon/p?=1269361


Audrey ('69 Roadster 1600) http://community.rat...rey-the-ratster


Tiny Havok ('85 720 DIY built Crewcab 4x4) http://community.rat...ache/?p=1395455


720 Shenanigans http://community.rat...20-shenanigans/

#24 SLC_810

  • Location:Salt Lake City
  • Cars:1977 810 wagon

Posted 29 October 2015 - 11:11 AM

Dropped $129 bones for 4 new door seals. Ugh. I found a part number for a window felt replacement on another thread in the forum but it was for one of teh trucks. Is it safe to assume its the same size felts across all datsun vehicles that year? I certainly hope so. Anyone have any insight on this?