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#1 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 11:07 PM

I found this on craigslist running and driving for a price I couldn't overlook. It's a 1970 but built in 69 so it's got the round side markers and the finned valve cover. Also came with the bumperettes and brackets that I will be putting on the truck soon.

Anyways, here's a pic. More to come.

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"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

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#2 datson4life

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 01:50 AM

Nice!

#3 uberkevin

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 03:05 AM

Nice find!

The only Dick that made my mouth water. Thank you sir.

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#4 skyblue

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 05:27 AM

Looks good. Nice find.

#5 Charlie69

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 05:56 AM

Sweet!  Is there a paint code?


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#6 flatcat19

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 08:31 AM

Very cool. One of us; one of us.

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#7 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 08:44 PM

Sweet!  Is there a paint code?

 Where should it be? radiator core support like a 510? I'll check when I get a chance.


"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#8 Charlie69

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 10:30 PM

Yes on the radiator core support.  That is my favorite 521 color. 


Here is my build link:
http://community.rat...s-66-520-build/

 

Here is my 86 720 2WD King Cab Thread

http://community.rat...20-king-cab-dd/

 

Here is my 85 720 2WD King Cab ST Build Thread

http://community.rat...20-king-cab-st/

 

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http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


#9 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 24 September 2015 - 11:25 AM

Paint code is gone but it was originally red

"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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Posted 24 September 2015 - 11:35 AM

Nice score!

#11 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 11:09 PM

I am a happy man...

 

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"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#12 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 27 September 2015 - 11:03 AM

So the spark plug wires are mixed up. Firing order is 1243, my manual shows 1342 is correct (as does every 4 cylinder I've ever worked on..) but when I switch the plugs to 1342 it won't stay running. Should Im suspecting the distributor or the cam timing is off by a tooth. Anyone know which would be more likely or have a better idea than me?

"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#13 banzai510(hainz)

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Posted 27 September 2015 - 01:20 PM

anytime you buy another vehicle always ck out the cam timming  valve lash and distributor timming.

 

You can ck if timming off with a timming light as it will show this. way advance or after with the light

A missing cylinder can be a valve lash tight or hole in valve or something like that.

 

I cant explain you saying it runs better with 1243?????????????

 

 

 owning a old vehicle make sure IF saying IF points it has a point coil and a ballast resisitor. Moron kids will add cool looking coils and fry the points and runs like shit.

 

I think its a cool truck I would just run the Patina as I lay money you need new kingpins on thes rig first. or grease them

 

oh ck the oil in diff and trans also asap

 

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#14 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 27 September 2015 - 04:09 PM

I'm a jackass. I was looking at the distributor clockwise not ccw. The firing order is correct but the distributor is maxed on advance. I think it's off a tooth on the drive gear. I'm gonna check the timing and see what it's set at now. I plan on switching to electronic ignition soon though

"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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Posted 27 September 2015 - 04:10 PM

A Datsun distributor rotor rotates counterclockwise.  



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Posted 27 September 2015 - 04:14 PM

There is a plate between the distributor, and the distributor pedastal.  Both the bolts that go up into the distributor body, and down into the pedastal are in slotted holes in the plate.  Try loosening the bolt going up into the distributor body, and see if that gets you more timing adjustment.



#17 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 07:42 PM

Sittin pretty

 

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"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#18 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 25 November 2015 - 11:57 PM

Winter is trying so hard to get here!

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"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#19 FiveSeventyZee

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Posted 16 December 2015 - 12:04 AM

So I've been thinking about power lately and decided that I want to go with an LZ for this truck to keep the stock look. I've been on the look out for a cheap Z22 block for a bit but if anyone has one or knows of one for sale for cheap let me know. Same goes for a closed chamber L head and or a hot cam for L series. I may build the engine a little hot if the opportunity presents itself.


"Harold" 1972 240z: sbc project in progress

"Steve" 1980 720 4x4: sold....replacement will come...
"Junior" 1971 510 4 Door KA24E: Sold...miss it already  :(

"Eve" 1969.5 521 

 

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#20 flatcat19

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Posted 16 December 2015 - 12:24 AM

There is an LZ22 that just popped up on the classifieds.

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