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253datun

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253datun    4

Hi all out there in Datsun land... I'm a new 510 owner... Had a few datsuns but now I got a 78 wagon (HL 510) I know a lot of guys say they arnt real 510's but I like it....

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When I got it, it had a funny smell inside lol

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I kicked out the stow-a-ways lol and took the carpet out too

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So I did my best to put new carpet in... I know it's not perfect but I had never done it before.. I'll redo it again I'm sure...

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Ya that's a towel shoved in around the stick lol not my idea but it works

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I re wired the dash cuz nothing worked.. I got all blinkers warning lights and oil light the temp gauge wasn't reading either...

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I got brand new tail lights and ignition cuz they were both broken

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Now I'm working on lowering it... I got some blocks for the back I made at work 21/2" solid brass...

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And I just got my rims back from getting powder coated still need rubber but they look pretty slick...

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14x5.5 stamped U.S. TransAm on back

Saving up for everything to do the front and I'll post them... Thinking techno toyz weld on coilovers.. Then some cancer treatment lol and paint I will be sure to keep posting... I'm also selling the rims that are on there now... Just FYI

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13" A.R.E. not sure the style

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+QIK510    13

Nice datto mate, looks like a good start,

Glad you got rid of the passengers from under the seats, LOL

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+fveten    17

Thats it mate.. get into it.. whats under the 'hood'.. Any plans ?

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253datun    4

She's got a L20b with a mild cam upgrade.. And we swapped the 4 speed for a 5 speed dog leg... Not really... I will just keep it where she's at now... Gotta do the exhaust though... All rusted out and got a header

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FJPVAN    1

That's a model we didn't get in Australia (looks like a Stanza station wagon) we did get the Stanza but not a station wagon!.

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