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#41 thatdirtykid

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Posted 01 November 2015 - 08:52 AM

Tall man mods I assume hes bolting modern sports seats lower on the rails or removing foam from the seats (which sounds miserable, the seats in mine are already harsh)

I am new here, but man the old classifieds must have been good...


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Posted 01 November 2015 - 12:24 PM

1974 4 door B210, purchased as second owner October 1999. Was my daily for years on and off, currently my daily now. I've put over 200k on it since I bought it and a lot of mods.

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 09:18 AM

Bumping the post.!!
Anyone else want to submit there B210 ride(s).???

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 10:05 AM

I do! I have a 75 coupe, 4 speed. Just got it in July. It has redone interior and paint, though they both are better from a few feet back, haha. Engine is stock, except previous owners removed most of the emissions equipment. :/
Runs pretty decent, needs a non fart can exhaust though. I like a nice side exit.
Have 280zx struts for it, just need new wheels.
Here she is2015-11-03%2010.52.48_zpsvpx8djoc.jpg20151030_074302_zpsvo04nlts.jpg

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 12:05 PM

Hi Mees, I'm also a Tall B210 Driver. What do you mean by Tall Man Mods?

 

Asking because I also have "clearance issues"

i've recently switched over  to an momo 350mm steering wheel (bought the boss kit from HKBsports in japan) an i need to buy a classic bucket seat which im going to bolt directly to the floor. the new steering wheel allows me to shift into 1st gear but i'm still not comfortable.  im 203cm for reference you? 

im currently not driving it as im doing some restoration work on it  (and getting my license) 



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Posted 03 November 2015 - 12:08 PM

Tall man mods I assume hes bolting modern sports seats lower on the rails or removing foam from the seats (which sounds miserable, the seats in mine are already harsh)

im adding a repro classic bucket seat and removing the rails bolting it directly to the floor, my head hits the roof in its current form 



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Posted 03 November 2015 - 12:23 PM

I do! I have a 75 coupe, 4 speed. Just got it in July. It has redone interior and paint, though they both are better from a few feet back, haha. Engine is stock, except previous owners removed most of the emissions equipment. :/
Runs pretty decent, needs a non fart can exhaust though. I like a nice side exit.
Have 280zx struts for it, just need new wheels.
Here she is2015-11-03%2010.52.48_zpsvpx8djoc.jpg20151030_074302_zpsvo04nlts.jpg

Where did you buy your B210.? Local or out of state.? Car looks very familiar.
Kool ride and look forward to see it lowered and with wheels..

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 01:03 PM

I indeed did get my B210 from San diego. I overpaid by a good bit, I learned afterwards haha. Overheated badly the whole way home. I have gotten it into daily driver condition quickly, it is a super fun car although my terrible looking but superbly running B12 sentra drives like a rocketship compared to it haha. B2fresh, your B looks sweet! I love the original paint and those wheels are killer. I'm looking for some 0 offset 14 or 15. I really like the Watanabe 8 spoke look.
Man, All of your B210s look so nice! I'm envious.
I'm also tall, and barely squeeze in. I want to figure out a seat option as well, the stock ones are awful, and it looks like I have the catalyst hump. What car did your seats come from Dguy210?

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 05:13 PM

Yours is right there with ours, great looking coupe. Finding 14x6 or 15x7 is really easy, lots of options. The problem is tires for the 14s. For reference mine (yellow two door sedan) is sitting on 14x6 0 offset 185/60 tires. No zx struts yet (they are disassembled and almost ready!)
I like the stance of your car now. Specs?

I am new here, but man the old classifieds must have been good...


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Posted 03 November 2015 - 06:31 PM

I indeed did get my B210 from San diego. I overpaid by a good bit, I learned afterwards haha. Overheated badly the whole way home. I have gotten it into daily driver condition quickly, it is a super fun car although my terrible looking but superbly running B12 sentra drives like a rocketship compared to it haha. B2fresh, your B looks sweet! I love the original paint and those wheels are killer. I'm looking for some 0 offset 14 or 15. I really like the Watanabe 8 spoke look.
Man, All of your B210s look so nice! I'm envious.
I'm also tall, and barely squeeze in. I want to figure out a seat option as well, the stock ones are awful, and it looks like I have the catalyst hump. What car did your seats come from Dguy210?

Thanks Conley.!!
You can say I've had a couple "B" in my time and the yellow lowered one was my first and the green faded one is my recent perchance that came with the whees youl see on it.. There XXR 522 15x7's on 195-50-15's on all four corners.
I have some ideas for this one ride but in do time it will get done since I'm the only one working in the household.
As for your ride if I'm not mistaken your interior is all black with almost the same color blue as the exterior correct.?
If it is the person that owned it lived in my old neighborhood live 5min from my house..
Kool little ride.!!!

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 08:23 PM

i've recently switched over  to an momo 350mm steering wheel (bought the boss kit from HKBsports in japan) an i need to buy a classic bucket seat which im going to bolt directly to the floor. the new steering wheel allows me to shift into 1st gear but i'm still not comfortable.  im 203cm for reference you? 
im currently not driving it as im doing some restoration work on it  (and getting my license)

im adding a repro classic bucket seat and removing the rails bolting it directly to the floor, my head hits the roof in its current form

I indeed did get my B210 from San diego. I overpaid by a good bit, I learned afterwards haha. Overheated badly the whole way home. I have gotten it into daily driver condition quickly, it is a super fun car although my terrible looking but superbly running B12 sentra drives like a rocketship compared to it haha. B2fresh, your B looks sweet! I love the original paint and those wheels are killer. I'm looking for some 0 offset 14 or 15. I really like the Watanabe 8 spoke look.
Man, All of your B210s look so nice! I'm envious.
I'm also tall, and barely squeeze in. I want to figure out a seat option as well, the stock ones are awful, and it looks like I have the catalyst hump. What car did your seats come from Dguy210?


I swear something says you have to be a tall or big guy just to own a B210. Seats are out of a late 70's Porsche, they're the common tombstone seats that Porsche used for quite a while. Very comfortable but a bit hot in summer. I'm 6'1" and my wife is 6' so I actually built a metal spacer and spaced the seats back a few inches to give more room for us. Back of the front seat to the front edge of the back seat almost touches at the full pushed back position. I then the tilt the seat way back so my head clears. I used the B210 seat rails and mounted my spacer and then the seats to that, the tombstone seats are a bit wider but completely flat on the bottom so easy ones to retrofit. I've got more details in my build thread. Just use the stock rails, especially with the cat hump and you can put almost anything you want in that will physically fit. MR2 seats are really nice, I've got a set to go into my B110 which uses the same rails (aside from the Cat B210).

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Posted 03 November 2015 - 08:28 PM

I do! I have a 75 coupe, 4 speed. Just got it in July. It has redone interior and paint, though they both are better from a few feet back, haha. Engine is stock, except previous owners removed most of the emissions equipment. :/
Runs pretty decent, needs a non fart can exhaust though. I like a nice side exit.
Have 280zx struts for it, just need new wheels.


280zx struts are a nice swap, stop much nicer and no brake fade down a hill. Only thing I noticed aside from better stopping was a bit more travel on the pedal (stock master) which is to be expected. Pretty easy swap and you can do it with no welding if you want, drops the front nicely too (will need to be realigned though). Only thing different I would do on mine is to pickup the bump steer spacers earlier, as it did increase the tendency to track with road grooves a bit, but that is really minor.

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Posted 04 November 2015 - 06:14 AM

Green280z

 

Yeah "iskisenna" would you mind posting some or a picture of your B210 for us all to check out and also do a quick wright up of your ride. If you don't mind.? We want to know all the B210 owners and what there B210 look like either project or daily rider or custom.
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Will do but she's at the paintshop now. Longass queue for a small shop.

 

As soon as that paint dries she's on this.

 

@mees I am 185cm, a runt to you Dutch, but still i cant sit straight.



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Posted 04 November 2015 - 09:01 AM

I swear something says you have to be a tall or big guy just to own a B210. Seats are out of a late 70's Porsche, they're the common tombstone seats that Porsche used for quite a while. Very comfortable but a bit hot in summer. I'm 6'1" and my wife is 6' so I actually built a metal spacer and spaced the seats back a few inches to give more room for us. Back of the front seat to the front edge of the back seat almost touches at the full pushed back position. I then the tilt the seat way back so my head clears. I used the B210 seat rails and mounted my spacer and then the seats to that, the tombstone seats are a bit wider but completely flat on the bottom so easy ones to retrofit. I've got more details in my build thread. Just use the stock rails, especially with the cat hump and you can put almost anything you want in that will physically fit. MR2 seats are really nice, I've got a set to go into my B110 which uses the same rails (aside from the Cat B210).

ive played around withe idea of adding spacers, but im ive decided to either make my own seat mounts or buy em if i can find the right ones, but iw ill be buying a reproduction bucket seat as i need to be sitting solid for track days (and the odd rally) its not going to be a daily driver just a hobby car so i dont mind if its harder to get in and out of it (its a struggle now anyway) 

 

 

http://www.cobraseat.../Classic RS.jpg this what i want to fit :) 



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Posted 04 November 2015 - 09:03 AM

Green280z

 

 and B2fresh

 

Will do but she's at the paintshop now. Longass queue for a small shop.

 

As soon as that paint dries she's on this.

 

@mees I am 185cm, a runt to you Dutch, but still i cant sit straight.

thats odd the previous owner was 186cm and he was comfortable in the stock setup..... maybe the dutch 120y had larger rails than the asian market 120Y?



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Posted 04 November 2015 - 06:42 PM

More pics...Couple pics at the bottom was before body and paint....

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Posted 04 November 2015 - 06:54 PM

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That's one clean looking B210.!!!
Big difference after the paint job.. Nice.!!!

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Posted 05 November 2015 - 04:30 PM

Thanks.... Still working on shaping up the interior a bit....



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Posted 05 November 2015 - 04:35 PM

Thanks.... Still working on shaping up the interior a bit....

It's a never ending hobby..
I'll post some interior pix of my ride in my other post. "Back from a long time absence".

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Posted 06 November 2015 - 02:10 PM

This is my '78 B210 with a stock A14 and 4-speed manul that I got back in January. It looks rough, but I am only the second owner and it runs great. I drove it from North Carolina to Nebraska without any issues other than some oil leaking.

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