Redemption? flatcat's 521

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:10 am

Lol. Kevin posted more pics on my thread over at Ratsun.

L16 is disassembled all the way to block.


Plan was pull motor for 5 speed. Then reinstall in one shot. Saw too many leaks to not do something about it.

Plans now for drivetrain...Reseal L16. Install 63A dogleg. Install.

New bolts. New mounts. New-to-me engine harness.

Plans after/during...Install modern lighting. Fix electrical nuances. Drive.

Short term goal is Canby in a Datsun.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:40 am

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:42 am

Nothing to report.

Clean-up commences as soon as I get back home. Prep engine for a new coat of paint. Reassemble.

Nothing exciting at this point. Just watching the paint stripper kick in.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:53 pm

Life's simple pleasures.
When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:01 pm

DRIVEN wrote:Life's simple pleasures.



What? Huffing oven cleaner while vaping mad clouds?



Lol. It's been a bit strenuous, but relaxing.

Ordering an oil pan gasket tomorrow. Assembled by Sunday?
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:05 pm

Unexpected delivery today. Hot Wheels trading done properly!

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It is not as teal as it looks in the pic. Looks pretty close to what I remember Datsun green/blue looking.

Brought home tons of cleaning supplies from work. Wire brushes, roloc discs, brake clean, degreaser, masking tape, etc.

Hopefully going to make some progress this weekend...If I'm not too terribly sore from work.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby DRIVEN » Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:12 am

Nice. I've been wanting to do Solex locks on mine. Be sure to let us know if there's any complications to be aware of when you do the install.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:02 pm

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:51 pm

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:18 am

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby HRH » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:57 pm

Oooo! Pretty!! :D You know those Solex locks means someone's going to have to break the window to get into your truck now, right? ;)
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:44 pm

If someone wants in, it's probably to steal it...Around here-im never seeing it again anyways. They can try to find the new windows on their own.

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