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*** 1971 Datsun 1200 Build ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 19th, 2012, 11:24 pm

Hey Have a 1200,here are some pics.!
Fresh paint in some weeks.Enjoy

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby supercharged turbo » June 19th, 2012, 11:36 pm

1200 looks good.What are your plans for it?

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby nigie » June 20th, 2012, 7:28 am

Nice ...please post pics.... on the upgrades so we can copy...er i mean learn a thing or 2.... :)

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby moti » June 20th, 2012, 8:24 am

awaits blue prints

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 20th, 2012, 8:10 pm

Hey!

More 'updates' i took out the diff and stared to work on it did not take long to come out.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby Midnight_Demon » June 21st, 2012, 9:02 am

nice. always admire this car every time i see it. what are your plans for the paint work? stripping straight down to metal?

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 21st, 2012, 1:38 pm

Thanks! Project was done a while now.
I really want to show all that was done.
So you'll see all that was done in every stage Thanks.


Body work starts.

Finally scrapped out completly.front right fender needs ajusting seams need straighting lil filler here and there,also need some patchin under the hood,previous paint job didt'n last long at all.Spot did show up allover,rust in the usually spots

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No back door's available.So i got a use one.

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I hope you guys enjoying this build as much as i am, . today started pulling everything off and out Signs,stripe,etc.have a few updated pics.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 21st, 2012, 1:46 pm

Ok so i have more pictures.

ready for body work. :)

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 21st, 2012, 2:01 pm

Just a list of what was done :The car was restored about a year ago the whole car was striped,new rubbers were fitted new back fenders,front fenders,stonesheild door skins,the whole floor was cutted out,both wheel arches was made over,new side panels,chassie was rebuild ,new back panel[were the lights go and under the bumper]dash was out,hood was paint removed,just dident study to record it :cry:

Anyways more :!:

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 21st, 2012, 2:12 pm

:fadein:

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Also engine rebuil pics to come :mrgreen:

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby nigie » June 21st, 2012, 9:26 pm

:) yes....more more...more

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 22nd, 2012, 3:32 pm

Yes i Will !

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby TriniGT » June 24th, 2012, 11:58 am

Why not remove the tailights though? I am sure there is rust on the edges that can be attended to same time.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 24th, 2012, 12:32 pm

No rust bubbles there every thing nice they.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby black start » June 26th, 2012, 2:35 pm

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 27th, 2012, 12:43 pm

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Engine rebuild pics.

No engine crane,Came out in one hour.Love the Datsuns. :mrgreen:
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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby Ted_v2 » June 27th, 2012, 4:31 pm

what engine is that?a12?

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 27th, 2012, 8:44 pm

:) yes A12

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby ruffnek » June 28th, 2012, 10:30 am

NICE hobbie, there man...
hope you enjoy the end product... as you enjoyed building it

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby bigchief3679 » June 28th, 2012, 7:12 pm

Nice project bro [i usually hail ya out with the green mini].
There is a guy here with a handful of body parts: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=447237.
Also, Speedway has a bunch of parts for many older models in their 'basement sale', you might find some hidden treasures :wink:

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 29th, 2012, 12:14 am

Thanks more pics to come.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » June 29th, 2012, 12:35 pm

Hold these for now.

Plenty more to come 8-)
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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » July 1st, 2012, 1:12 pm

:fadein:
New Parts include:New Rings,New Main and Connecting Rod Bearings New Timing Chain,New Full kit Gasket set,New Head Gasket,Manifold Gasket,New Valveseals,New Carburettor Full Overhaul,New plugs, New Condenser,New Points,New Plug wires,New Oil filter,New Clutch and Disc.New filters.
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Should go in a week or so. :D

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby The Unknown » July 2nd, 2012, 2:35 am

i think you might be interested in the items in this link please view
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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » July 4th, 2012, 12:36 pm

Engine almost ready to drop in ,Prepairing engine Bay .!!!.

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby nigie » July 4th, 2012, 1:32 pm

pics...pics...pics...

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » July 4th, 2012, 8:13 pm

How it looking .......

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » July 9th, 2012, 12:17 am

pics.....:D
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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby Ted_v2 » July 9th, 2012, 7:44 am

WHATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

thats a turbo im seeing there?

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Re: ***Datsun 1200 Build Thread ***

Postby darrenwilson » July 10th, 2012, 8:33 pm

sound boy 64 wrote:WHATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

thats a turbo im seeing there?


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