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    Posted: 24áNovemberá2005 at 7:09pm

 '75 rebuild

in the begining

there was a frame

and it was good

redone spare rolling frame, entire front suspension rebuilt

the smashed front end

cab & twisted frame

'76 took frt. clip from

front clip removed

trashed cab, bench removed

rear shot of bed

 L20b,more to come....

cab removal

flyin' high!

bed removed

body on the frame

ready for clip

front clip ready

front clip bolted up

parts to be prepped

good to go!

It FITS!

new (used) hood

hood on

motor cleaned up

ready to bolt-up!

body removed for paint, tranny & driveshafts installed

new shaft bearing in

brakes rebuilt & new lines installed

exhaust added

motor is in!

now I need to finish that body......... more soon

 

Body time......

 

 

Cherry NEW grill......

Notice the air-dam installed.....

Now I need to find bumper brackets........

Steering re-installed, New OEM fuel pump on pass. seat

to go on motor next!

Nixed the bench seat in favor of '87 Accord seats (free!)

more to come............

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bullet Posted: 24áNovemberá2005 at 11:24pm

OH! nice setup...

but, if you're stripping it down to the frame, you really should find a 1978-79 Datsun 620 frame. You'll have factory front disc brakes.

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bullet Posted: 24áNovemberá2005 at 11:30pm
Dude!, WASSUP! When I started this rebuild, I went to your old page and gleaned a ton of info! It's cool to hear from a such a respected Dat. enthusiast! AS for the frame....There aren't many choices in the matter in the state of Hawaii, let alone Maui... I was lucky enough to have the spare frame sittng around.
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bullet Posted: 25áNovemberá2005 at 12:10am
Welcome to the site! The frame looks good all painted, what are the plans for the 620?
My 1965 L 320 {all original}

69 L 521 w/KA swap
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74 620 project
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bullet Posted: 25áNovemberá2005 at 12:13am

 weekend cruza, extra ride...head turner.........nice '65!

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bullet Posted: 25áNovemberá2005 at 1:43am
Thanx my friend, that L motor look fast sitting there!
My 1965 L 320 {all original}

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bullet Posted: 25áNovemberá2005 at 2:52am
any ideas on bagging it? I need to lift the body so I can get up the steep driveway........
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bullet Posted: 25áNovemberá2005 at 9:28pm
Aloha! You've done a nice job! And Welcome...
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bullet Posted: 26áNovemberá2005 at 11:15am
nice.
1973 620 "Prerunner"
L20B,A87,5spd.Lynx,40dcoe,
header,cammed & bored.
zx oil pump,starter,headbolts
& water pump/pulley.
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bullet Posted: 26áNovemberá2005 at 7:24pm

Wow, I see you edited your original post since I posted. You have come a long way. I really like yellow 620's. Yours is in good shape. too bad about the front end collision.

True, in your case I guess you take what you can get with the frame. With some of the tools you have there you may be able to do a front disc brake conversion... the hard way. Or at least the way that takes some skill with the welder.

Anyway, very good work. That is truely a show truck. Frame up restorations are beautiful.

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bullet Posted: 26áNovemberá2005 at 7:49pm
Mahalo Nui Loa!    (thank-you very much)
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 1:48pm
I thought that was in Hawaii.
My Dad is from Hana Maui. The Perry Family
I think your on the 510realm site.

Ps get the stock fuel pump(t think that a Black stone one .They are Ok but dont look stock. Mr Auto-parts.com has them for 35$ Looks official Datsun

Look like you have a Unilite. I hear bad things about them but make sure you use the stock Ballast resistor with those 1.6 ohm. I think you will need it. Alot of people burn them up. But maybe cause of the No ballast look it up in the mallory site if in ?
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 2:41pm
 Eh, howzit?! When we tried to start the motor, I didn't have spark, so I opted for the stock matchbox distributor I had in the toolbox. I remember seeing you on the 510 realm forum talking about the unstability of the Unilite, so I feel more comfortable in using the stock distb.The fuel pump is the oem L20b mech. fuel pump, I like it better than using an outboard elec. one.   kden brah...........
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 2:57pm
Then again I'm only assuming that the fuel pump is the stock one, how can I tell?
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 3:06pm
That's not an OEM pump in the pics; it's an aftermarket one. OEM ones are cast aluminum and the 2 halves are put together with screws, as is the top. Aftermarket ones are stamped steel with "towers" on top for plunger-type pumps (OEM are bellows pumps). TRUE original OEM pumps have "Nikki" cast into them; there are a couple other brands of OEM-type but they are getting very hard to find.


Here's my '75 with an aftermarket mech pump (as I got it)



Here's my beyond-filthy '76 with the stock OEM pump (it's an L18 pump though)



Here's a good look at a stock pump:
'64 320
'68 520
'72 521 V6
'74,75,79 620s
'76,78 4X4
'76 KC
'72 510 Wgn
'78 B210
'78,81 510 Wgn
2X '78 510 Coupes
'83 720 KC

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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 3:17pm
aaaahhhhaaaahhhh........thanks dude........
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 4:48pm
Bra, I was looking at da post and said, "bruddah's keiki no look haole."  No kidding.  Wassup Maui braddha.  Nice build cuz.  Da "L" should screem uh?  Let us know if you need parts li dat.  Shipping going be killaz, but get plenny 620's in the scrap yards up here in Portland.
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bullet Posted: 29áNovemberá2005 at 11:42pm
shoots....I let you know bumbye...........
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bullet Posted: 03áDecemberá2005 at 12:57pm
I love the louvered hood "old school"
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bullet Posted: 04áDecemberá2005 at 8:50pm
yeah, the hood was a bonus when we bought the parts truck! Brah, I couldn't believe! What a score.......
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