What did you do TO or FOR your Datsun today?(Roadsters only)

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You have to tap it off at each end with a piece of soft wood. Protect the paint. Be careful not to bend it.

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How do they look on? Bright?
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Scary bright! A good heat source too if working on front of car in the cold :lol:
I might have to beef up the mounting area some how, every little bump and pebble in the road makes the beam jiggle.
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It just wraps around the leading edge on the "scoop".
Grasp one end and pull gently and it should part company.
Ease it off along its' length, but don't cause a bend in it as you do.
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Went up Angeles Crest Hwy to Newcomb's Ranch diner, above the 5000 ft elevation in the Angeles Forest, above Mt Wilson. 80 degrees when I left my house, 45 degrees on arrival. Me, a 280Z, a Lotus and a bunch of Bikers.

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Thanks for help Linda and Nissanman.
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put the roadster up on the jacks took wheeles off and split the rims for tire removal,removed hood, front/rear bumpers, all lights and hardware and now after dinner taking the front fenders off. Start of a fantastic evening :smt001
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Preped my frame and suspension components for paint, then got first coat of chassis saver on. Will get second coat on in the morning. Man that's a lot of work! Now I know why people pay so much for powder coating. Mike
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What I did FOR my roadster... Today I finally got rid of my roadster parts car and made room to put my Roadster & my 1200 Coupe back in the garage! :D Its been at a storage site for the past 3 months while I've been robbing parts off that parts car. Today I cleaned up the messy garage. Nice to have the parts car gone and the "drivers" back home again!

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I bought some chrome carriage bolts for my bumpers
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Alvin.....Really? LOL Thats cool baby.
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Took the distributor off and send it to east coast roadster. Just waiting for the new distributor am tired of the mechanical points.
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You're gonna pretty happy with your new EI dizzy.
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