Side markers

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Side markers

Postby mc710 » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:20 pm

Does anyone know if 510 rear side markers will fit a 1976 710? Also does anyone have a turn signal switch for a 1976 710 wagon? Thanks
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Re: Side markers

Postby flatcat19 » Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:15 am

Most markers from most these Datsun will fit. Just not as good as you're replacing.

Rubber gasket pads will be different and most likely the lengths of wire are different.

I'm using 620 lights in my 521. I had to lengthen wires. That was it.
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Re: Side markers

Postby DRIVEN » Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:21 am

Yup. Most will physically interchange but may not be "correct" from a concourse standpoint.
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Re: Side markers

Postby mc710 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:06 pm

Thanks fatcat19 and DRIVEN. Great info. Mine got damaged by rust so I need to find replacements.
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Re: Side markers

Postby flatcat19 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:25 pm

Mine were completely rusted through.

620s are plentiful. Go get you some lights.
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Re: Side markers

Postby Laecaon » Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:44 pm

Its the rubber that is different. And wire length as noted. Keep your current rubber, and swap the metal bits.
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Re: Side markers

Postby flatcat19 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:59 pm

I don't know what the 510s is like bit on the 521, the steel is sandwiched in the rubber base. Mine were rusted so bad is was eating the rubber .

It took some trial and fitment to get the base and lights from the 620 to sit how I wanted.

My photobucket is being picky right now or I'd post some pictures.
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Re: Side markers

Postby Ni10 » Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:50 pm

mc710 wrote:Does anyone know if 510 rear side markers will fit a 1976 710? Also does anyone have a turn signal switch for a 1976 710 wagon? Thanks


can you post a pic of yours, the plug end, I'll compare them to a 620.
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Re: Side markers

Postby Indy510 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:49 pm

They are different ..... I can check to see if the screw holes line up, cause they look similar
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Re: Side markers

Postby flatcat19 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:59 pm

1st page of my thread has my light mod with measurements.


viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1207
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Re: Side markers

Postby mc710 » Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:12 am

Thank you I got my side markers and really appreciate the response.

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