Desert Rat's Dime

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Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:35 pm

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well that's where I found it and after I hosed it off. drove it on 15 year old gas!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby draker » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:45 pm

Fuckin awesome!!

Looks like a nice ride!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:56 pm

thanks. put about 1000 miles on since that pic and even the 1995 tires are holding up great! not 1 crack in em yet!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby BLUE » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:57 pm

Wow ...
What a treasure.
drove it on 15-year old gas ? like a boss.
Even blue with yellow highlighted license plates ... my favorite comboination.

congrats desert rat and thanks for posting the pics !
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2. Go make mo money.
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:03 pm

well i added a 5 gallon can of fresh gas to the old to make sure i could make it to the gas station!yes og plates. OG everyhing! the rear panels still had the plastic on them...
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby BLUE » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:07 pm

now that ..... that's awesome !!!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby RedBanner » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:23 pm

Wow great find!
How many mile do you figure it has.
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: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:24 pm

documented 55,000
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby RedBanner » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:27 pm

Amazing.
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: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby Spoona_Jay21 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:28 pm

Dammmnnnn guuuurrrllll! Jk, beautiful Dime man ;)
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:29 pm

thanks... still needs some love though!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby izzo » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:19 pm

this was the one owned by an old lady right? Backed into something or other.. I think i remember dis.
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby Ni10 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:04 am

WOW, what a great score. How did you find the low mileage 510 ?

You never mentioned but what are your plans for the "dime"mon.

also Welcome to NWDatsun, you need to get some NWDatsun stickers on it.

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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby 510freak » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:11 am

Sweet 510,Its a time capsule.
Great score man
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Sorry, I was channeling my inner flatcat.
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby DRIVEN » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:30 am

In a word, stunning.

I've always had a soft spot for the dog dish on steelies look.
When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby draker » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:57 am

Jelly, I am.
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:33 pm

izzo wrote:this was the one owned by an old lady right? Backed into something or other.. I think i remember dis.

That's the one. She got out to open the gate and the car rolled back into the dumpster, minor damage "pic below"Bought new in Florida brought to CA. in 1971, owner died in 97, daughter drove it every month or so untill the battery died in 1999 and it sat in that barn until I rescued it. Plans so far are to drive the wheels off it, but plans have been known to change from time to time.
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and the second time this fender got creamed!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby draker » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:18 pm

More importantly... that bumper is unscathed!!!!
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby desert rat » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:21 pm

draker wrote:More importantly... that bumper is unscathed!!!!


look closer. top of bumper left of plate
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Re: Desert Rat's Dime

Postby draker » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:45 pm

Ah.. that's fixable though. Didn't see it before.

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