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by gingofthesouth
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

broke wrote:Good progress there, post pics of your crossmember once it's done please. The kit is not easy to weld on!


Just stripping the under seal overspray off before reassembling but here are the pics of the welds.
Uploading from my phone without checking pics so took many lol.
by gingofthesouth
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

Took the rear subframe out of the 510 today and dropped it off with the adjustable rear kit from a Datsport for welding.
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by gingofthesouth
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

Well, I have updated plenty on Facebook but I guess I should upload here for prosperity or what not. To summarise. I sorted out the brakes and clutch which gave me a bit of grief. I installed: * Datsport lowering springs Datsport Springs.jpg * new lights * 2000cc injectors INjectors.jpg * BPP billet...
by gingofthesouth
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: General Datsun Chat
Topic: Emergency Contact List
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Emergency Contact List

Wellington - Lower Hutt Region - 021406675 - Nissan Vanette truck and Car trailer that can be borrowed for collecting a broken down car as well as tools and hoist for those emergency repairs.
by gingofthesouth
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Upcoming Club Events / Meets
Topic: Datsun Nationals Ohakune 2017, Saturday & Sunday October 21-22
Replies: 218
Views: 9470

Re: Datsun Nationals Ohakune 2017, Saturday & Sunday October 21-22

Third that. I have tools, hoist and car trailer if shit goes south in Welly area.
by gingofthesouth
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

Installed rear half shafts, drive shaft and brakes. Installed new Datsport Braided Brake Line kit and Datsport hand brake cable setup. I now have a functioning hand brake for the first time in 7 years. IMG_6348.JPG IMG_6350.JPG Hopefully tomorrow night I can get out there and install the new Brake m...
by gingofthesouth
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

Back end of the fuel system now sorted. Got to sort the manifold so the injectors fit. Turbo water and oil lines sorted, heat shield on the firewall and strut tower also protecting the brake lines and steering. Got it home where I plan to fit the the rear end in brakes lines and hand brake cable bef...
by gingofthesouth
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: My '72 1600 SSS
Replies: 166
Views: 16519

Re: My '72 1600 SSS

Wow, your undercarriage is beautiful :lol:
Seriously though it looks awesome.
by gingofthesouth
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Members Rides & Projects
Topic: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510
Replies: 291
Views: 35752

Re: gingofthesouth's Orangatang 510

Always nice to see updates on this. Never heard of this Kaizen works before but they sure do a tidy job! Where are you mounting your fuel pumps? Looks like we're both using the Carter 4070 as the lift pump too. Ash and one of the other fabricators there used to work at Speedtech. Here is what he ha...
by gingofthesouth
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Upcoming Club Events / Meets
Topic: Datsun Nationals Ohakune 2017, Saturday & Sunday October 21-22
Replies: 218
Views: 9470

Re: Datsun Nationals Ohakune 2017, Saturday & Sunday October 21-22

iv booked my accommodation courtesy of the very kind bank manager. close enough to all the pubs etc. no garaging though unless i was spending $450 a night minimum (the fellow saying accommodation was a premium was not kidding), so i got a house where i can sleep in a bed close to the driveway We bo...

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