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by Zdog
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: 72 1200 Coupe Resto
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: 72 1200 Coupe Resto

Im Slowly figuring out how to get the photos right- haha I have a bunch more that will get me up to date. I pulled the brakes a part to check the condition and wasn't quite happy with them. As you can see there is some wear through the hardened layer. UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e3d.jpg Heres the assembl...
by Zdog
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: 72 1200 Coupe Resto
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: 72 1200 Coupe Resto

thats looking really nice. very original. Mine has been butchered a bit with the front bumper, but its slowly growing on me.

I don't have any bumpers, so if anyone has any let me know.
by Zdog
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: 72 1200 Coupe Resto
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: 72 1200 Coupe Resto

First job was to strip out all the cracked bog and find that the passenger side has been in a small crash. Some panel are repaired with new steel, others were 6mm thick with bog!! I took to it with the shrinking wheel on the big grinder, and hit all the high spots, followed by compressed air to pull...
by Zdog
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: 72 1200 Coupe Resto
Replies: 6
Views: 347

72 1200 Coupe Resto

Hi Guys here is my Datsun 1200 Coupe. She has been off the road since 1996 and the rego lapsed unfortunately. I picked her up after the owner moved overseas and the car after being garaged for a very long time spent a year outside under a cover... Thus began the deterioration process rapidly on the ...
by Zdog
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: Re registering the coupe
Replies: 6
Views: 571

Re: Re registering the coupe

Thanks guys, I tried about 6 VTNZ's before I could get a decent answer. Seems that the chassis number came up as showing when the car was first registered in NZ in 1973 and she reckoned the number plates should be on the system. I will go in personally to ask for the number plate as she was a bit we...
by Zdog
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: Re registering the coupe
Replies: 6
Views: 571

Re registering the coupe

hi guys, Ive just bought a coupe that hasn't been registered since 1996 I believe. It has no number plates so I was wondering if the car number B110-975685 is all I need for information. VTNZ said that they need a VIN number, where do I find this on the car? The car number matches the firewall stamp...
by Zdog
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: matching A15 to 60A 5 speed
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: matching A15 to 60A 5 speed

yeah ive seen palmside although I can get them cheaper through oz direct. Had hoped to track down philspeed for the cheaper option. will try and Pm him.

Thanks tls sunny il PM you now.
by Zdog
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: matching A15 to 60A 5 speed
Replies: 4
Views: 458

matching A15 to 60A 5 speed

hi ya, I have a A15 I'm working on as I'm almost ready to install with the 5 speed I had a couple of questions.. 1. I understand there are different brass bushings of some sort that go on the gearbox shaft and these have slight size differences depending on a 'factor'. What size bush do I need to fi...
by Zdog
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: easiest way to remove camshaft??
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: easiest way to remove camshaft??

thanks guys I ended up degreeing the cam while still in the engine. didn't need to take out the cam in the end.
by Zdog
Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: easiest way to remove camshaft??
Replies: 5
Views: 501

easiest way to remove camshaft??

I want to whip out my cam shaft tonight, its on an engine stand, what the easiest way?

Its upside down with sump off already

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