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

Post by 2mAn » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:05 am

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2mAn wants a template that attaches to the car body work from a known point or two, so when the emblem holes are drilled, they are where they should be. Correct?
Thats exactly it!... luckily Alex (ACote) has his car pretty well stripped and sent me several pics and it gave me the confidence to drill the panel

Im happy with the results
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I have another question...

I recently swapped my '68 tank to a '67 tank and I went from having a feed line and a second line (smog stuff?) to having just one feed line. My smog line was already capped in the engine bay, so can I now remove it? I have a non-smog head, no smog equipment and now a line that is just... there...

I was going to remove it last night, but figured I should ask if there is any reason I SHOULD keep it installed?

Also, I noticed that the feed line is a smaller diameter than the smog line, which Im assuming is a return line. Would this be a beneficial thing to people who are going FI?
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Linda » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:32 am

A little confusing about which part of smog system you have. A pic would be helpful as you need to plug some holes for parts of the smog system
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by 2mAn » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:04 pm

Linda wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:32 am
A little confusing about which part of smog system you have. A pic would be helpful as you need to plug some holes for parts of the smog system
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The entire smog setup has been long gone and the only piece left from the smog setup was the line that went from the fuel tank to the engine bay. We initially capped the line down at the bottom of the pass side part of the engine bay. The line follows the regular fuel line along the frame and goes back to the tank. Now that my "new" tank doesnt have an attachment for it, the line is not connected to anything at all. I was thinking about removing it but not sure if there is a good reason to keep it... I cant think of one so Im asking y'all
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Linda » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:13 pm

Oh I see. Does not seem like a reason to keep it unless you get a late tank due to problems with vapor lock?
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by onsight512 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:28 pm

I'm looking to replace the hood on my '69. Is the hood from a '68 any different?

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

Post by spl310 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:11 pm

onsight512 wrote:
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I'm looking to replace the hood on my '69. Is the hood from a '68 any different?
Sometime in the 69 model year, the latch was changed from a single post to a post with a safety catch. If your latch on the body has a square hole beside it, then the post may or may not line up.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by onsight512 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:44 pm

spl310 wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:11 pm
onsight512 wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:28 pm
I'm looking to replace the hood on my '69. Is the hood from a '68 any different?
Sometime in the 69 model year, the latch was changed from a single post to a post with a safety catch. If your latch on the body has a square hole beside it, then the post may or may not line up.
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by mraitch » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:54 pm

post should line up = there is some flexibility in the positions. the only issuue would be if installing a 70, then you will have to remove the safety latch - not that big a deal since it is all forward hinged and just bounces
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Ralph » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:01 pm

Anyone have a part number for such thing as a new K&N air filter for SU's on a U20?
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by spl310 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:58 pm

At one point, Stan had some K&N type filters to fit the stock 2000 SU air cleaner iirc
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Mackn367 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:42 pm

Trying to install passenger seat but the handbrake is getting in the way for the install. Unfortunately these seats are a little wide on the bottom.
Once installed I don’t plan to move it that forward so I don’t care about the afterwards. I just need to somehow remove that screw so I can push seat forward to drill back holes.

Also:
- no I can’t install it more away from the brake because there are bolts already in the floorboards that only allows that spot
- no I can’t do the back holes first because there simply is no room to properly measure and cut holes. Rails are extremely close and hard to get to without pushing forward all the way and then back

Any ideas? Does it make sense? Thanks all
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Mackn367 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:59 pm

Never mind I got it :smt003
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by Gregs672000 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:13 pm

The answer is... oh, never mind... ;-)
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by theunz » Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:05 am

I found this part attached to the magnet when I changed the fluid on my 69 (Warner I think) 5 speed transmission. It appears to be part # 61 or 66 (they are both the same part #) and it looks like there should three of these in each location. Transmission seems to be working fine albeit with a little weakness on third gear syncro. Any ideas of how this part could have dislodged, or future problems it's omission may cause?http://static.carpartsmanual.com/datsun ... 32C-01.jpg
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Re: The Quick/Small/(Stupid?) Question Thread-take 2

Post by notoptoy » Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:17 am

Can you post a picture of what you found? That is really not good in my opinion. That should not be able to happen. If it were me, I'd get the transmission apart ASAP as if you do start to have major issues it will get very expensive quickly. About the only way I can think that those would come off is if the nuts on the mainshaft have backed off, and allowed the gears/synchronizers to separate enough for this to fall out. Even if this is a random chunk of metal, it's not good.
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