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by noflers
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Not 100% sure how or what, but its getting refinished. Been playing around with ideas and I'm leaning toward vinyl wrap. Time will tell.
by noflers
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Waiting on one more wheel cylinder since I had to order from a couple different places. Also need another drum. So I'm doing other stuff. Whoever said removing the chrome strips on the drip rails was easy is lying. I like to call it a "wedge fit". Just stripping the exterior of the car dow...
by noflers
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

I've slowly been building up the components to have a functional parking brake again. I used this small turnbuckle to connect the two rear cables. It was small enough I was able to re tap the threads to m6 and that plus a lock but got the one side connected. For the other side I just cut a slit into...
by noflers
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

All hardware removed, almost through the backing plate cleaning. https://s14.postimg.org/sam9hin9t/20180116_203343.jpg https://s14.postimg.org/yobckthw1/20180117_121403.jpg https://s14.postimg.org/w89j6emsh/20180117_121219.jpg https://s10.postimg.org/c7syog761/20180118_094644.jpg https://s10.postimg...
by noflers
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Couldn't ask much more from it. Does the job right.

Looking cozy in there. Still need another Z drum to finish this brake job up.
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by noflers
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Made up this little tool to measure the camber angle. Turns out I've still got about -4 degrees in the rear. Front is perfect at about -.5, I eyeballed that months ago, surprised my eyes work that good. https://s13.postimg.org/vu7yr906v/20180116_105807.jpg https://s13.postimg.org/jfl6qwdtj/20180116_...
by noflers
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Escape From the Prison Planet
Replies: 266
Views: 7812

Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

+1 on the atv for getting around. We have a couple 660 Yamahas with independent front and rear suspension. Their a joy to get around on. We stick 40 gallon spray tanks on the back and go quite a bit. We're on 80 acres in the mountains, not the most friendly place to walk anywhere.
by noflers
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Can't emphasize that enough. I dove belly first in a oil stain earlier because it's still better than a rough driveway on an incline. I've checked every way possible in the garage and it's nice and level. I decided I might as well address the excessive negative camber in the rear with the slotted x-...
by noflers
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: LZ20 engine build
Replies: 37
Views: 805

Re: LZ20 engine build

But if you build a stand, you'll have to test it out by building a new motor ;)
by noflers
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Landed at it's new home a few hours ago.

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by noflers
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Surgery on the 10th and moving at any point between now and the end of the month has made me pack up my tools and parts, rather than use them. I don't wanna have to try and pack stuff up after surgery... Cool little 2 bedroom townhouse with a one car garage coming my way soon, hopefully. Having all ...
by noflers
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

I got them from ZcarDepot, through eBay. It came out to like 22$ or so. I had the hood open yesterday and didn't even install them. Lol
by noflers
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Hmm, what about welded to the MAF housing? The diameter is smaller than the 90 (almost 1/4"), but it's a great slip fit over the maf outlet (less than 1mm difference here). I also want this to look decent.
by noflers
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Working now! Turns out my new intake tube was a bit short. 2.5 extra inches would be perfect. https://s13.postimg.org/rsyjsrlx3/20180101_125529.jpg Sooo, I want to add the end of my old intake to the outlet of the MAF. Like so. https://s13.postimg.org/5iaosaw7b/20180101_125622.jpg https://s13.postim...
by noflers
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Got a few things to do do here in the next ten days. M6x1.0 male to 1/8" npt female adapter with a valve screwed into the npt side. Will be used to replace the oem M6 bleeder bolt. https://s13.postimg.org/ucxuxp8nb/20171230_173234.jpg https://s13.postimg.org/56wwqvf2v/20171230_173431.jpg New 90...
by noflers
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 78 b210 gx..father son project
Replies: 35
Views: 2205

Re: 78 b210 gx..father son project

What in the... this should be cool.
by noflers
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Eh, they're okay. The secondary release latch was sort of sticky. Some grease and a slight bend to the base of the lever made it nice and smooth though. https://s13.postimg.org/3zpv0ye2v/20171227_120310.jpg https://s13.postimg.org/m18zzaijr/20171227_120318.jpg https://s13.postimg.org/lprjm0et3/20171...
by noflers
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

They look even better installed ;) I'll have pictures up soon. I got home from Christmas weekend to find my package with a new hood striker\latch combo. I thought it was funny that some of the parts from Thailand have their own imitation Nissan logos and parts boxes. https://s10.postimg.org/qi4n29oo...
by noflers
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

Got these too. Will probably wait to install after the rocker panels are fixed up. Currently trying to source the longest ones available. https://s8.postimg.org/h3ylnvy9x/20171217_153017.jpg https://s8.postimg.org/mfdi8l4x1/20171217_153035.jpg https://s8.postimg.org/ivrkis9x1/20171217_153045.jpg Jus...
by noflers
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: The "Retired" 510
Replies: 608
Views: 36270

Re: The "Retired" 510

I had the pleasure of completely dismantling a BMC, just because I never have. I'm pretty sure everyone has heard of the residual valves that keep a small amount of pressure on the brakes. The one for the rear is supposed to be stiffer to account for the rear drums. Anyway, mine has two identical sp...

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