Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower..gaver

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Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower..gaver

Postby flatcat19 » Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:05 pm

Anyone else think that this is WAAAAAY over due?












Overdue for yet another title change!

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That's enough to say it's a start.
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Re: Finally!........Almost.

Postby flatcat19 » Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:05 pm

This slot will be reserved for wants/needs.
This post will be updated a lot as I go.

Needs:
Battery tray repair
Matching locks
Carbs rebuilt
Radiator
Install engine/x-member


Wants:
Short 5 speed
200sx rear end
Build new engine
Proper bumpers
Tail light finisher that's not cracked
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Re: Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower.

Postby 510freak » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:53 pm

Woot Keith!!
Taterhead » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:35 am wrote:[quote="Taterhead » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:41 pm


Sorry, I was channeling my inner flatcat.
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Postby uberkevin » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:09 pm

:cha:
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Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:10 pm

Derp. Yes. Stop revealing my secrets in my threads.



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Postby uberkevin » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:14 pm

:troll: Idk what your talking about.
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Postby Laecaon » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Your wheel choice is great! Open Photobucket accounts are fun!
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Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:33 pm

Laecaon wrote:Your wheel choice is great! Open Photobucket accounts are fun!



Well, shit.

I was told a local yard had a set of Supras.
I sent Kevin down there while I was working.

This is what he brought back...
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Keen. Normal cost: $140. Kevin's awesome customer discount: $100.


Dismounted crap tires. Hit them with a pressure washer.
Mounted with a nice set of used 175/65R14 Fakens I had.
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Wheels are a little stained, but in great shape.
All 4 wheels balanced out great. Only 1 took a little over 2oz. total. Win!

Fitment is great. Better than I thought they would be.
Need to source some lugs for now then try them on the 210.
From there I can figure out the final size I want to stick with.
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Postby RedBanner » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:40 pm

So awsome. For lugnuts. Looks like shank style. Localy they are 1.20$ a peice at costless. Usually only have 8 instock. Ive gotten 12 or more sets there. I could probably send you a set with the paper work. Where the door keys under the seat?
wayno » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:40 pm wrote:Everything is either tight or actually rubbing.

Taterhead » Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:29 pm wrote:Datsun gods will give you one working gauge, gasoline or speedometer; you can't have both.
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Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:55 pm

I have not found the keys. But I did find the wipers.


Just bought a full set of locks... http://www.ebay.com/itm/310889265148?ss ... 1497.l2649

and

A full set of shank lug nuts... http://www.ebay.com/itm/310873033373?ss ... 1497.l2649
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Postby Laecaon » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:57 pm

Good job getting proper nuts. Most dont get the right diameter shanks.
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Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:03 pm

Laecaon wrote:Good job getting proper nuts. Most dont get the right diameter shanks.



I work at a Toyota dealership.
Every aluminum wheel is held on with shanked lugnuts.

Just my luck, every one of them is 12x1.50. Tundra being 14x1.50.




Except the FR-S which is 12x1.25. BUT-they do not come with shanks. Normal acorns. FML.
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Postby Laecaon » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:20 pm

Yea, I know. But did Toyota pull a Nissan, and switch the diameter of the lugnuts? Not the threads, just the shank diameter (down from .73 to .68)

Also, I freaking love the New Tacomas. Easiest thing ever to work on.
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Postby RedBanner » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:01 pm

Should have been a bunch of a10 parts too
wayno » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:40 pm wrote:Everything is either tight or actually rubbing.

Taterhead » Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:29 pm wrote:Datsun gods will give you one working gauge, gasoline or speedometer; you can't have both.
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Re: Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower.

Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:08 pm

RedBanner wrote:Should have been a bunch of a10 parts too


I got what was needed and then some.

You will not be disappointed, Adam.
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Re: Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower.

Postby DRIVEN » Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:22 am

How did this slip past me for 4 days?
Hoping this will be my new favorite thread. Don't let us down. We're all counting on you.
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Postby flatcat19 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:29 am

Would you feel better if I said I've had it now for 2 weeks?

Or that I just put the thread up yesterday?
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Re: Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower.

Postby K_trip » Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:28 am

Laecaon wrote:Good job getting proper nuts. Most dont get the right diameter shank.

If I overheard a woman saying this to another, it would not occur to me they are talking about Datsuns ;)
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Postby DRIVEN » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:30 am

I'm just glad your rolling parts and your pile of parts are in the same county now. Hope some work happens soon.
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Re: Smaller. Better. Slower. Lower.

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:23 pm

Post more pics? Is that what I heard?

Very stoked to have a car that has black interior.
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Always wanted one of these wheels. Now I do.
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