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 Post subject: Re: my new(to me) 1971 521 build up.... Literally!
PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:02 pm 

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Location: Atlanta
So an update finally....

painted the engine bay and misc front end metal
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scuffed and painted the wheelwells
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Worked 95% of the fender bender damage out of the LF fender. Just needs a skim coat of some polyester finishing putty.
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one of the next projects:
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And just some general shots of the truck... have plenty of minor bodywork spots to touch up...

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Getting some wheels and 33's for it tomorrow night.


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 Post subject: Re: my new(to me) 1971 521 build up.... Literally!
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:25 pm 

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 Post subject: Re: my new(to me) 1971 521 build up.... Literally!
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 9:00 am 

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Its getting there!


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Racing Honda 3 core radiator and Optima 34R reversed terminal battery (Thanks to MetalMonkey47 for the screaming deal at AutoZone!).
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some close-ups of the hose setup
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Videos:
IT RUNS!

Sd22 Datsun 521 running - YouTube

May 1, 2012 20:09 - YouTube

The motor is pretty much solid mounted, which I am going to re-do with some hydraulic mounts. I thought there was going to be enough isoation between the chassis and cab for the vibration, but its pretty much ridiculous, LOL!


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