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#1561718 The Mitty @ Road Atlanta

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 01 May 2018 - 11:37 PM






Lots more photos coming. I have about 300 in the pipeline to be edited. Took well over 2000 total lol.

#1556729 SE-R-enity: The Shittier Skyrine

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 08 April 2018 - 06:25 PM

150 on that frame would be a fun little daily. Just to ask,. what color in the respray?


I was just planning to respray the stock "Space Grey" metallic. I want it to be a budget job, and this way I don't have to dig into the bay, trunk, or door jams. 

#1556213 SE-R-enity: The Shittier Skyrine

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 06 April 2018 - 02:09 AM

lot of potential.


The end goal for this car is a respray and enough bolt ons from JWtech to get about 150whp. I'd be a happy camper with that. 

#1555289 What happened to Ko?

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 03 April 2018 - 01:11 AM

We going to back to talking about cars now? 





#1555288 SE-R-enity: The Shittier Skyrine

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 03 April 2018 - 12:32 AM

After blowing out 5th gear (surprise, surprise) and having a battle with an East Coast shop and their invisible replacement trans, the Sentra is back on the road and on daily duty thanks to some nifty Nissan bits from Japan. The trans fix came with a new Jim Wolf clutch and an 11lb flywheel (8 pounds lighter than the stock one). Feels like a different car. 



Searching through my photo dumps for the photos I took of the coilover install on this car. They're TDMi coils, and thus far I'm pretty happy with them. I think they're a little on the rough side for street use (like I get to talk, lol, my wagon is stiffer than a teenager in a strip club). 

Found out from the proprietor that the springs are roughly 430lbs/in and 240lbs/in. Instinctively this feels a little stiff, so I may look for some slightly softer springs, knock each down about 15% in rating. But man, the car looks so much better low, and it still handles like it's on rails. Running up and down some SLOcal canyons I ended up chasing, passing, and completely dropping some kids in a tricked out Cooper S. 

Call it driving experience or bigger cohones if you want, but that's not bad for a normally aspirated 2 liter in a two-and-half-decade-old chassis. 



Also picked up some 15x7 Kosei K1 Racing wheels for cheap (seriously, cheaper than Rotas) and got a deal on some new Continental Extremecontact Sport tires (205/50s). They're a touch higher treadwear than the Yoko S Drives, but my butt G-force gauge tells me they grip better. 


Now that this car is back in action I'll be able to get back to work on the wagon... 44 Mikunis, dual brake masters, and larger fueling system inbound on that car (stay tuned). 

In the meantime, Serenity will take over the fun car duties -- including some time at the autocross! That will be the real test of this little thing. 

Next up is a pop charger from Jim Wolf... fix that mid-range throttle lag.

#1551802 Autocross/Street Handling '72 510 Wagon

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 16 March 2018 - 12:57 AM

Been a while since I've thrown an update on here. There are a few things to address later when I have a chance to work through the photos, but for now... 



Ooooh she look good. 

Also, coming soon... very soon:


#1551164 pic of your dime

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 13 March 2018 - 02:48 AM

The mk2s suit that car well!


Agreed. I think it was right call style-wise.

#1551003 pic of your dime

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 12 March 2018 - 07:36 AM




#1549740 Car Porn

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 05 March 2018 - 06:10 PM










#1549739 GOONS check in

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 05 March 2018 - 06:08 PM

39749001285_ada7de4d92_k.jpgIMG_7843 by Matthew Dockery, on Flickr

#1549738 GOONS check in

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 05 March 2018 - 06:06 PM

Who here is going to drive their Wagons to the 2018 Mitty the end of April at Road Atlanta?


Won't have my wagon, but I'll be there!

#1525933 SE-R-enity: The Shittier Skyrine

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 28 October 2017 - 03:21 PM

Sneak peek of what I've done with the car over the last couple months.



#1525826 Car Porn

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 27 October 2017 - 03:57 PM



Oh that's good

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#1519544 JCCS 23 Sept 2017

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 25 September 2017 - 05:29 PM

Still working on editing. I also had some camera issues which led to shit photos, so about half my photos didn't come out. 











#1511665 Sightings

Posted by Son_of_a_Datsun_Guy on 20 August 2017 - 08:18 PM

Got to see some BRE action this weekend. With John Morton at the wheel!