dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by dat77sun » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:23 am

So...this truck is making a comeback. Just bought a motor for it and a Toyota solid front axle. It'll be coming along again! Tired of not having 720 in my life!!!
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by izzo » Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:45 pm

Glad to hear it man! Can't wait to see the progress.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by flatcat19 » Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:52 pm

You still at PAW?


I need to swing by there and do some shopping?

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Post by dat77sun » Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:35 am

Yes I am. Parts puller now. Shoot me a text and let me know when your comin in
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by flatcat19 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:02 am

Won't be for a few weeks. We're moving.

We will be moving to about Rd 46 and Burden.
1st load going to new digs tomorrow afternoon.

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by flatcat19 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:03 am

What Datsuns do you have kicking around at the yard?


Looking for black bucket seats that will fold forward.
Something from a 2dr. Removable headrests.
Something medium profile.

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Post by dat77sun » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:11 am

Best bet would be come in and walk around. We have a 710 goon and 2 720's
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Post by dat77sun » Sun Nov 01, 2015 2:23 pm

here we go guys....UPDATE! so i bought a motor and a hood from work. hauled the engine to my datsun and quickly realized the pan was full of metal. so im taking it back and getting another. but i scored the fiberglass hood for free. also dug out my armored toyota rear axle and started working on it and bought a toyota front that will be getting armored up shortly. also need to rebuild the front.

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Post by flatcat19 » Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:46 pm

Note: That is not my bald head 2 pics up.



I say that because even I had to look twice.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:00 pm

Isn't mine either. Not enough neck rolls.
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Post by Taterhead » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:12 am

Mine either. Not tan enough and the neck isn't red.

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Post by flatcat19 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:39 pm

Except you guys don't live in the same town as him.


Fixed yet?


Question. Why go with an older 4.3 and not the VORTEC?

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Post by dat77sun » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:57 pm

Had a rough spot a while back and sold the painless harness in it. Plus the tbi motors seem to be stronger
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Post by izzo » Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:41 pm

Cool that it's coming along man, glad to see you here and posting.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by dat77sun » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:45 pm

Thanks tim. I'm glad to be working on it again. Got my replacement motor today. After work tomorrow will be working out a deal on more parts from my boss. Wanna have the sas and engine swap done by spring!
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Post by dat77sun » Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:43 pm

So guys. Been a while since I updated this. Been hoarding parts since I only get to work on this maybe once a month. But I have my new engine. Have been working on it. Hoping next time I get to the truck I'll be putting the engine in!

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Post by flatcat19 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:55 pm

Hey, Curtis! I was at your work the other day.


Missed you. And apparently I missed the 521 your lot had. Crushed the day before I got there.




Keep me in the loop. And get that truck runnin!!!

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Post by dat77sun » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:29 pm

Dude I haven't heard from you in ages haha. Life's been pretty crazy lately but I'm really itching to make progress on this. Shoot me a text every now and then haha
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by flatcat19 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:35 pm

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Post by dat77sun » Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:27 am

Well guys.....I made huge progress yesterday! Engine all mounted in. Plumping is all done. Throttle cable modified. Clutch works. All that is left is putting the radiator back in and wiring the engine. So close!!!

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