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#1 lightz

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 03:13 AM

Hi,

 

I have been looking in Canada for few years for a 520 truck and finally found one about two year ago but the guy was reluctant, then one day he was ready to sell and now i have 1968 520 in my garage. it had small hit in the front so looking for small bit. 

 

 

 

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#2 Rick-rat

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 05:22 AM

Looks pretty good

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 05:25 AM

Welcome to Ratsun lightz. Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving dinner in T.O. Man a 520 must be rare as rocking horse shit out there. I know, I owned a 521 back in the '70s and it was a constant battle putting patches on it. I was out there several years ago and had fuel tank problems on my 620. No wrecking yard had anything older than the '90s. Everything before that was scrapped. What I do at home is keep my eyes open when passing alleys and back yards.


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Posted 13 October 2015 - 05:47 PM

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#5 lightz

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Posted 14 October 2015 - 06:50 AM

Thanks guys for warm welcome and thanks i wll contact the other member Charlie69. datzenmike, thankgiving was great it was nice to walk out on the street of T.O and there is no traffic: its  hard to find any old parts down here, scrap yards have nothing unless you are lucky one day. 



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Posted 14 October 2015 - 04:21 PM

Make contact with folks in the PNW... and save your pennies to pay for shipping to the great white north.


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#7 Loryde520

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 06:43 PM

There is a 1968 520 for sale on CL vancouver for $1500. I talked to the guy. It sounds like it's pretty complete.


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 08:48 AM

Hey fellas I'm thinking of buying a 1967 Datsun 520 that I found little rough around the edges needs some work I am wondering if any big guys own these trucks and how much rooms inside ? The truck is not near me so kinda wondering what inside of one of these is like

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 08:52 AM

How big are you?



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Posted 29 October 2015 - 08:59 AM

511 almost 6

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:02 AM

Pretty random question but I have never sat in a 520 or 521 I think they are smaller outside but chassi and most are same specs 67-72

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:02 AM

Any help or advice would be awsome

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:03 PM

Anyone on here today?

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:20 PM

That is my height, and I weigh about 175.  I fit in a 521 just fine.



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Posted 30 October 2015 - 08:29 PM

Cool thanks fellas

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Posted 31 October 2015 - 11:54 AM

Very nice!

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Posted 31 October 2015 - 05:39 PM

Hey fellas I'm thinking of buying a 1967 Datsun 520 that I found little rough around the edges needs some work I am wondering if any big guys own these trucks and how much rooms inside ? The truck is not near me so kinda wondering what inside of one of these is like

 

I'm 6' 3" and fit just fine in my 520.


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Posted 31 October 2015 - 08:44 PM

That helps alot man thank you

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Posted 04 November 2015 - 12:45 PM

Hi i am 5'11 and weight 230lbs, a gym rat but i fit, maybe the only thing steering wheel is a bit low. so might get a little smaller.



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Posted 04 November 2015 - 12:58 PM

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Guys can you help me out, i got these parts when i bought the truck, what year or what model is this front suspension from?