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#1081 wayno

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 10:34 PM

Did you do this yet Charlie?

Doesn't seem like it would be wide enough, those older trucks/cars didn't really have very wide tops till the late 50s.

 

 

 

Shawn is supposed to come buy and help me cut down an antique windindshield visor for my 520 tomorrow.

 

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#1082 Charlie69

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 04:05 AM

Hi Wayno.  This visor is off an early 1950s car.  It is too wide across the top of the windshield and in my opinion it is too deep front to back for the little truck.  I will take pictures of the process of fitting it to the truck.

 

This as how we plan to trim it down to fit.

 

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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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#1083 KELMO

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 05:51 AM

Still looks like it will be pretty deep, interested to see how this turns out.


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#1084 Charlie69

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 11:41 AM

Kelmo, this was just to show how we plan on cutting it down.  The actual dimensions will be determined when we cut it.  It will probably be cut about a 1/3 to a 1/2 in depth.  Length only needs about 2" trimmed off.  The first thing will be to check the curve of the cab and the curve of the visor.  The curve is really close so we might not have to adjust the curve.


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/

 

Here is my Photo Bucket Album Link:
http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


#1085 Angela

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 11:48 AM

Charlie,

 

Hey, tried to PM you but your box is full. Trying to get ahold of you.

 

Angela


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#1086 Charlie69

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 09:03 PM

Angela, Gene is supossed to take pictures of the doors and send to you.

 

Gracie made it through the parvo!!!

 

Eight month old Gracie.

 

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This is her sleeping on her couch.


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/

 

Here is my Photo Bucket Album Link:
http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 07:43 AM

That's a relaxing puppy :lol: 


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#1088 KELMO

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 03:23 PM

She probably had a rough day of eating, peeing, pooping.  My dogs have their own couch too(not really by my choice). :thumbup:


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#1089 XXL

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 07:09 AM

Just stumbled onto your thread and puppy pics. Glad she's getting better!

Here's my couch potato...

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#1090 Charlie69

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:13 PM

That is a good looking puppy.  They take over your life in a good way.


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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/

 

Here is my Photo Bucket Album Link:
http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


#1091 Charlie69

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 05:04 PM

Look at what showed up today.

 

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Thank you Wayno!  And Thank you for all the pictures!!!

 

I have the red one for my 720 and the white one will probably go on Shawns 521.

 

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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/

 

Here is my Photo Bucket Album Link:
http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


#1092 XXL

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 06:17 PM

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Is there a build thread somewhere on Ratsun for the chop top 521?
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Posted Yesterday, 04:56 AM

XXL just what I have documented on the roof build.

 

http://community.rat...921-shawns-521/

 

The 521 has suicide doors has been stretched 7", bed shortened, hood customized, the bed has the tailgate welded in and the gas tank door is one of the DATSUN letters in the tail gate.  Next time he comes over I will try to get a couple pictures of it.  The truck is bagged and has a Z24 5 speed in it.


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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/

 

Here is my Photo Bucket Album Link:
http://http://s477.p...arlie69_Datsun/


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Posted Yesterday, 05:45 AM

XXL just what I have documented on the roof build.
 
http://community.rat...921-shawns-521/
 
The 521 has suicide doors has been stretched 7", bed shortened, hood customized, the bed has the tailgate welded in and the gas tank door is one of the DATSUN letters in the tail gate.  Next time he comes over I will try to get a couple pictures of it.  The truck is bagged and has a Z24 5 speed in it.


I've got a '68 C10 with chopped top, raked front glass (I raked it back so the window openings wouldn't look so long like a chop tends to do... bonus: didn't have to split the roof!), suicide doors, hand formed bed, etc. Was starting a hood project and headlight project on it a few years back, but can't really do the work any more.

I'd love to see more pics of the Datsun.
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