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#21 captain720

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 12:08 PM

It's a square object with doors that carries the lunch.


We may have a winner here.....

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 12:25 PM

Thanks! I am thinking more along the lines of a body kit than slamming as it still needs to be practical, hood scoop of some form and some basic mods. Tilt beds are cool, do you have any idea how he did it?

I don't. I belonged to Spellbound Minis in the 80s and one of the members (Shawn) worked at the Hitching Post on Ave I in Lancaster, CA. Members would take their trucks to him and he would do their beds. Now, I did do my bed, however: It was rudimentary, at best...
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#23 captain720

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 04:06 PM

I think I will not make it tip. I was thinking of backwards not sideways though. Too impractical.

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 04:15 PM

Dumpster slut

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 06:16 PM

It kinda screams Gramps with the cap on, looks a lot better with the cap off. 

 

I like the cap. But only if you lower it a bit and ditch the rear bumper. Otherwise, gramps. 

 

 

maintained like the golden gate bridge.

 
So far I have fixed the AC

 

You unintentional juxtaposition made me laugh.   ^_^


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#26 captain720

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 08:54 PM

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Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also is there a way that I can lower it without destroying the ride quality/cargo capacity?


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 06:43 AM

Drop Spindles and drop leafs. Did that to my Hardbody and it still hauls cargo just fine, but drop leafs cost far more than simply blocks...



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Posted 08 June 2017 - 09:33 AM

Drop Spindles and drop leafs. Did that to my Hardbody and it still hauls cargo just fine, but drop leafs cost far more than simply blocks...

Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs? Do I need a custom drive shaft too in order to prevent U-Joint failures?

 

Then put some air bags in the rear to keep it from throwing sparks when I weight it down. :rofl:


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:31 PM

Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs

 

If you did blocks, you could get some of these and just slap them on when towing?

 

http://www.ebay.com/...mRYL0Qz&vxp=mtr


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:32 PM

Also, I don't think a tow dolly produces much tongue weight, does it?   :P


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:35 PM

 

Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

 

Yes. And yes. 


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#32 captain720

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:35 PM

Thanks. Um no I guess it doesn't put much weight on the tongue.

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#33 petercscherer

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 08:17 PM

Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs? Do I need a custom drive shaft too in order to prevent U-Joint failures?

 

Then put some air bags in the rear to keep it from throwing sparks when I weight it down. :rofl:

You'll need just drop leafs. They usually result in a 3-4" drop.



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Posted 08 June 2017 - 09:54 PM

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Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

No. Not to me at least. GMs normally have a 3/8" female plug.

Zoom out. I'd hate for you to pull a reverse spring/pin out by mistake.


You might be better off swinging it through a Jiffy Lube or something and letting one of their monkeys make the mess. They have the oil, the tools, and the liability insurance.

You can't hang if your nuts haven't dropped...it's physics


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 09:56 PM

Lolz flatcat I just had a monkey make the mess for me. I didn't want to mess it up right before canby

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#36 datsunfreak

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 02:24 PM

No. Not to me at least. GMs normally have a 3/8" female plug.

 

Mine had 2 square plugs, one fill, one drain. 

 

Like so:

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#37 flatcat19

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 04:00 PM

I've seen the squares. Upon looking at OPs pic, it looks like it might be square too and not 17mm hex like I thought originally.



Sounds like he got it fixed though.

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 04:05 PM

Got her done.

Half way to Canby now.

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 07:29 AM

Had to replace the radiator as it was actually full of sediment. Did the thermostat and hoses too, now I can actually use the AC again.

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 09:30 PM

Update! sorry guys I had to take a break from all things fun to make money and work more than any rational person would.

 

So this little bugger is having tranni issues, it needs new AC parts, power steering pump, heater core................... the 2.8 is actually a kinda nasty engine, and yeah I am not sure what to do with this thing. I think it will get a little time to itself while I get back to important Datsun stuff that is actually fun to wrench on. #flatcat19 #Itoldyouso #yeahok


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