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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by 2mAn » Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:51 pm

greydog wrote:Yes.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by mlwebb » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:56 pm

Suggestions for reinstalling side window glass in bottom track? I got the passenger side window in, but the drivers side popped out of it's track while I was trying to wrestle it into the door (expletives omitted). I gather the original was some sort of thin rubber cemented to channel and glass (and perhaps pressed together), I probably have some 1/16 thick neoprene glazing tape (for windows), or 3M VB tape, or also considering sealants, as the tape idea seams like it could be difficult to get everything in the channel.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Nissanman » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:53 pm

Nissanman, just trying to help.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by 2mAn » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:25 pm

rear shocks is a 5 minute job they said....

20 minutes later I got the top nuts off and the bottom seems hopeless. Theres a locknut of some sort, it pretty much disintegrated on the pass side and the driverside was even worse. The nut is spinning with the shaft, so before I start break more stuff, is there something simple I am overlooking? Normally when its double nut-ed I use two wrenches and bing bang boom off it comes. Doesnt seem to want to do that this time.

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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Nissanman » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:43 pm

The shocks are trashed yes?
Break out a pipe wrench to grip the shock body or better still, cut the suckers off with an angle grinder :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by 2mAn » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:43 am

Nissanman wrote:The shocks are trashed yes?
Break out a pipe wrench to grip the shock body or better still, cut the suckers off with an angle grinder :twisted: :twisted:
They are garbage, yes. I can be an animal, didnt know if there was a civilized option Ive overlooked.

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Will the rear brake cylinders from a 510 work on my 67.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by spl310 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:52 pm

Threads are different, so if you get adapters, yes
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by fj20spl311 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:21 pm

2mAn wrote: Normally when its double nut-ed I use two wrenches and bing bang boom off it comes. Doesnt seem to want to do that this time.

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Next time clean the threads with a wire brush FIRST. Two wrenches is correct.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Ralph » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:56 pm

Sitting in traffic yesterday I noticed fumes coming from under the hood. Pulled to the shoulder & popped the hood. Gentle fumes the colour of steam were coming from the breather tube on my valve cover (U20). Same thing today and when I got home I checked the engine temp with my laser reader ... normal...What is normal for fumes of any kind from the breather tube?
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by C.Costine » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:43 pm

2mAn wrote:rear shocks is a 5 minute job they said....

20 minutes later I got the top nuts off and the bottom seems hopeless. Theres a locknut of some sort, it pretty much disintegrated on the pass side and the driverside was even worse. The nut is spinning with the shaft, so before I start break more stuff, is there something simple I am overlooking? Normally when its double nut-ed I use two wrenches and bing bang boom off it comes. Doesnt seem to want to do that this time.

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Those top nuts aren't even real nuts. They are just pal nuts. When spinning free they are not your problem. Flame wrench is best or if you don't have one, go with the recip. saw or hack saw. They are junk any way don't spend time on them.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Lorna c » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:53 am

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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by DatsunRoadster2000 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:48 pm

1969 - 2000

1. Does anyone know the size of the bolts that are connected to the seat rails, that secure the seats to the floor?

2. Does anyone know the bolt size needed to mount the seat belts to the holes on the tunnel and down by the door?

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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by mraitch » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:48 pm

@ c costine
suggestion is to compress the shock and vice grip the lower shock 'shaft'
worst is to do the same and use cutoff tool.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by mraitch » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:54 pm

@mlwebb - re window glass.
what I have done successfully
1) remove all relevant bits and clean.
2) get a bike inner tube - my local bike store has trashed ones - cheap
3) fit (with glue) tube into lower carrier - let sit for some time.
4) glue window into carrier - also let sit.
5) install.

Make SURE that the left / right channels are clean - perhaps good time to replace with nice 'furry bits AND make sure that rear channel is properly situatated - the bottom 'bracket' often breaks more on the driver side rather than the passenger - BUT
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