Datsun 510 SSS

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miguel sss
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 06 Oct 2011, 11:54

Thank you all for the comments ....

Byron thank you, I wish I lived closer to you, so I can admire your cars ...

Regarding other comments, I do not want to cause any problem in the forum, if they think the best option is to change the topic's fine with me ...

Thanks to all!;)

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby jason » 06 Oct 2011, 12:11

Nonsense Miguel, I like to see what you're doing with the restoration, it's as legitimate a build as anything else you see in my opinion, keep the pictures and progress coming please!
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby Chadsinto510s » 06 Oct 2011, 12:20

jason wrote:Nonsense Miguel, I like to see what you're doing with the restoration, it's as legitimate a build as anything else you see in my opinion, keep the pictures and progress coming please!


+1. I'm not doing a stock resto on mine but I find your thread very motivational anyway. Keep it coming Miguel.

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby TUF510 » 06 Oct 2011, 15:16

Chadsinto510s wrote:
jason wrote:Nonsense Miguel, I like to see what you're doing with the restoration, it's as legitimate a build as anything else you see in my opinion, keep the pictures and progress coming please!


+1. I'm not doing a stock resto on mine but I find your thread very motivational anyway. Keep it coming Miguel.





+2 also very good for the history of the 510 to be preserved as intended
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby spoolinitup33 » 06 Oct 2011, 17:30

Now don't get me wrong here. I wasn't trying to disrespect your car in any way at all. It's a beautiful car. I just didn't think of you "restoring" the car for some reason, it does deserve to be in this section, there's no doubt about that. Keep up the good work. I know not everyone on here that's building 510's have the skills and equiptment that some of the other guys do, but I think there are a couple of cars in the project section that deserve to be in here. And Okayfine, where on earth have you been?

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 13 Mar 2012, 15:51

Now let's have some small news ... and here was cold and I had to solve and to shop for home ... restoration has slowed a bit, but now that the heat is back and I'm organizing to get back time for the car ....

Here's some pictures:

Engine on stand:
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Speedo cable big:

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A friend got me this:

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They gave me a set of wheels:
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I have already put the bushings:
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The trunk has come from the sand blasting and already has primary:
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And on Saturday I was doing a clean garage
Everything out here sunbathing ...
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Soon, I have more news, the rest of the stuff that I need to mount the calipers should be ready ....

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 26 Apr 2012, 15:11

Here's some news ....

The cover of the steering column ...

before
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After
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 26 Apr 2012, 15:18

the news more interesting .. the front brakes ...

The state of them when they arrived:
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Once disassembled for repair:
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Material galvanized around:
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repair kit...
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The pistons are made ​​of stainless steel ...
The old pistons were in this state:
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New stainless steel:
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 26 Apr 2012, 15:25

The calipers painted:
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the pistons in place
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Now mounted:
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This calipers are from Volvo...The system of oil tube is double, had to take two tubes of oil ... but the datsun only have a tube, so I made an application in order to get just 1 tube ...
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Now the tube already in place
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The calipers on spot
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 26 Apr 2012, 15:32

Friends this week walked back from the door trims ...

I got a new rubber seals to make, because I do not like the rubber source here are the photos of the work ...

The new rubber bought:
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As this rubber is not directly applicable, I had to make some adjustments to get to the place ...
A cut side ...
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Then went to get the plate that is holding the rubber and put new staples
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Here is a photo of the rubber in place, all the plates and springs are galvanized ...
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby okayfine » 26 Apr 2012, 15:35

Brilliant as always, Miguel!
I mean I have seen worse honestly, but there’s no denying at the moment this front end fits like a prick in a sock. Still, with a few hours careful fettling with a hammer, I’m sure it could look like a piece of crap. – Nik Blackhurst

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby 510-Trevor » 26 Apr 2012, 16:07

Those window squeegees are ingenious. Great work.
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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby amdaniels11 » 07 May 2012, 07:29

Hi Miguel, Got a lot of fun from your re-build threads/ posts. Have you got a few pics of the final SSS build? Love to see what you have got to if your wife still allowing you to build the car after married :-) :D

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby amdaniels11 » 12 May 2012, 01:37

Hi Miguel, I would like to see finished photo of your SSS. Is it finished yet? Kind regards Andrew in Hong Kong.

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Re: Datsun 510 SSS

Postby miguel sss » 13 Jun 2012, 05:37

Hello, my Datsun is not ready yet, still need to paint, my wife tries to help me at all, but at the moment is a bit difficult because I've been spending money on more important things ... like my health .. . As soon as I have news, I put here ...


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