My new project - Datsun Sunny pick up - NA SR20

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by danbuckjoyce, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. shaiz

    shaiz Active Member

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    Cool project, I'm seriously strugglng to persuade myself not to go and check out the white one for sale. Reckon it needs the arches like your one has for extra cool points though.
     
  2. floyd

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    this morning we had masked up the back of the pick up to do a bit more custom,
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    we sprayed the bed gold and added rainbow flake as dan had said he needed flake in his life,
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    we then sprayed the bonnet, spoiler and wing mirrors black with rainbow flake it just had to be done,
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    pictures do not do this car justice!


    tomorrow we are going to start doing the tail gate and have her all back togeather ready for paul at JDM Garage to fit the engin!:thumbs:
     
  3. steveep82

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    You must let me know when its at JDM. Im definately coming to see this!
     
  4. Chris

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    :worthy: soooooooo cool!

    get her licking the floor!
     
  5. Darragh

    Darragh driftireland.com

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    word! absolutely love these trucks. great work :worthy:
     
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    Lovin the rainbow metalflake
     
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    she will be at JDM this week hopefully wednesday
     
  8. danbuckjoyce

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    Standard Bludd!

    Dont really know how to lower leaf springs, any one out there got any advice?
     
  9. designator

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    you could take out some leaf springs, but the ride would be a lot bumpier!! :wack:
     
  10. danbuckjoyce

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    Cheers for the tip on buying this, i absolutely love it.

    I love a bitta flake, just for that JDM over the topness.
     
  11. RyanH

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    Erm.. on volvos, and old escorts etc they use lowering blocks.
     
  12. danbuckjoyce

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    Lowering blocks? How does that work?
     
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    Blocks can be are placed between the axle and leaf springs to lower a vehicle further, provided that the axle is already on top of the leaf springs. The blocks are mounted by using extended U-bolts in place of the stock U-bolts. Shims are available to maintain the correct pinion angle. Blocks are available in 1 to 4-inch sizes. Expect to pay $10 to $50 for blocks.
     
  14. RyanH

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    Yea, basically spaces the axle up, pullin the wheel up into the arch.

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    There you can see the block between the leaf spring and the axle. Pretty small block there though. On my mates volvo we had 2 inch ones, i think!
     
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    can have the leaf springs decambered aswell if you can find someone to do it :thumbs:
     
  16. danbuckjoyce

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    cheers guys, that looks the way to do it, i'll get some made up, do you know any where that sells them?
     
  17. Dex

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    sweet car! dont put the wing on tho!
     
  18. danbuckjoyce

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    I'm gonna put the wing on just to piss everyone on here off!

    Its there for a very good reason, IT NEEDS IT!
     
  19. Dex

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    it will if you put a sweet-ass sr20 in there
     
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