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#41 banzai510(hainz)

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 11:35 AM

Got dual cabs for this????????Since your going all out.

 

 

I like it

 

what cam?


Throw on some Weber sidedrafts, Rising Sun hood.... call it good

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 11:43 AM

Couple other notes the valve cover I had came with an oil spray bar... and the cam was reground by Shneider Cam... they also supplied new springs keepers and lash pads.. also got new nissan rocker arms..

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 11:46 AM

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 11:48 AM

And oddly I am doing a single 40dcoe on a lynx intake.... had the same 32mm runners as the head... hoping it will be enough.
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Posted 17 November 2016 - 12:01 PM

I have a dyno shop that's gonna help me break in the motor properly... they have a guy who I great at tuning a weber. I did do headers also more for looks... but my exhaust manifold was really ruff either was....

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 12:06 PM

So here comes the cherry on top.... I am sure you wondering about a distributor. I know I am gonna be on the border of running 93 octane... the Pistons are actually designed to prevent detonation but I believe timing is going to be the key.... so I opened my wallet for this one..
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This is tuned via Bluetooth. .. complete control of the advance curve and I don't have to worry about not having a vacuum advance with the side draft weber.

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 12:10 PM

Completely digital. . No springs or weights. Yes it on an app. You set the tune, It monitors the distributor. You can adjust on the road and it can even be an alarm.. locks out the distributor. ..

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 12:33 PM

Fancy dizzy for an L motor, holy shit.

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

Well. When I went to his place, I'd Usually end up getting more than one...


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Posted 17 November 2016 - 12:41 PM

This is the most excited I've ever been for an L16! This thing is going to be badass!

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 01:33 PM

Thanks... it will either be bad ass or an epic fail..... either way I'll post the video.... hopefully I will be firing it up in a few weeks.... cab goes on this weekend and I just need to get power and fuel. Just the basics to get the motor running....

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 01:37 PM

Oh ya that dizzy is from a company called 123 ignition.. I went this route because of the high compression and having a side draft carb setup... for most engines it's probably over kill...

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 02:43 PM

I have that same grind Cam(new)

Believe me get duals otherwise your not going to be impressed

 

 

like to see how that distributor mounts and get the plate right to time it.

 

 

you must be rich. to build a L16 when a L20 with L18 flattops and a closed chamber head get close to super high comp also.

 

But I like people spending money on L motors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Posted 17 November 2016 - 02:52 PM

I agree with hainz, its awesome to see someone go all out on a L series. I like them so much I put an L series in my 84 720 that came with the Z series. Didn't spend nearly as much when building it, but its a 2.2 and it gets it sooo much more than the 2.4 Z series did.

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 03:33 PM

Not not rich.. things got out of hand and i wasn't willing to turn back it really wasn't my intention to build the motor this way. Damn matching numbers..
and the dizzy is great they supply a custom plate to hold it down I believe you put it in like any other dizzy. number one cylinder to top dead, rotor points what ever way it ahould then you rotate the dizzy till some indicator light comes on and lock it down.... the software takes over after that...
And I hope I don't need the duals but I may have to... the one I got came right from weber overseas.. they preset it to my engine specs so I am hopefull that one will do..
thanks for the comments and encouragement.

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Posted 18 November 2016 - 08:15 AM

I wish I had known about the pistons before you put it together. I could have guided you through modifying the domes.

 

The beauty of pop ups, is that they are easy to modify without too much worry of creating too thin a dome. There's a lot of meat there to play with. I've cut them on lathes, on mills, cut flat surfaces in the tops, cut rings around the back of the dome for head clearance, etc. Sometimes it's easier to modify the piston than it is to modify the head.



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Posted 18 November 2016 - 08:57 AM

I can definitely agree with that statement. I already had everything balanced before I realized my situation so I didn't wanna mess with it... the head wasn't bad just took me a long time because I was being extremely careful... all good ... I was happy with the results... I am 100% sure clearance will not be a problem now.... I do work in a machine shop so I have an understanding of tolerances and clearance. But what I work on weight upwards of 3000 to 5000 pounds and I hold .001 tolerances.... but engines are completely different from what I do. I was definitely outside my comfort zone...

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Posted 18 November 2016 - 09:49 AM

So stoffregen now that you got i my head a bit what's your biggest concern about the engine build? Or is this just a hindsight thing... I knew I should have joined here sooner... definitely a solid group of people here keeping Datsun alive...

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 06:10 AM

Got the brake lines and fuel lines and power ran under the cab.. yes I am doing a battery relocation where the spare tire was...
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Posted 19 November 2016 - 06:13 AM

Put the cab on last night too... my son was so excited he wouldn't stop photo bombing the pic plus hard to get a wide enough angle for a real good pic... gonna roll it outside Sunday to do a little clean up before I continue... try to get a better shot.
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Posted 19 November 2016 - 06:14 AM

And I got in trouble.. hour old pajamas with fresh grease stains... sorry mom.