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datsun 720 class 5 rebuild


to get my 14 yr old son out racing ASAP

I am re building my old 720 ute class 5

 



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step 1

find a 720 and butcher it :)



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you have quite a few on the go!!!!

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yes I do stupid me hey :)

hopefully I finish something soon

I have 3 other builds as well that I haven't posted up

to much building and not enuff racing



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scored some fibreglass moulds today for the original tray sides off my old ute

they'd been hanging in a shed for nearly 20 yrs



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more stripping getting ready to take out the old diesel motor and fit the Nissan sr20 in then begin the cage and frame work 



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when do you hope to have the first one going?

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Dags777 wrote:

when do you hope to have the first one going?


how longs a piece of string ?? :)

this 720 hoping to have it going by the may  race at Parilla in SA

the 2 Datsun 1600's later this year

the ford courier as its a customers car needs to be ready ASAP !

AND THE OTHERS when ever there ready juggling my work as a custom painter and building cars is difficult at the best of times throw in life and family and its near impossible :)   



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got any update photos on the courier?


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no updates on the courier as yet

more work on that next week , :)



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late night in the workshop just finished stripping the 720's front suspension arms and torsion bars ready for the mods for off road

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may 3rd is my son Patrick, 14th birthday , so hoping to get the Datsun 720 off roader ready for his first race at Parilla, 3rd and 4th of may going to be a few long and late nights in the workshop I think !!!

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you can follow more of the build and our others here on facebook
www.facebook.com/PJSRaceworx

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test fit for the federal 33'' muddies :) now its looking off road



-- Edited by datto 510 on Tuesday 25th of February 2014 08:10:08 PM

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todays progress on the datto 720

lengthen front arms , and test fit the federal 33'' muddies on the front

she now sits 2000mm wide shes gonna be a beast

I can not wait to drive this thing !!! biggrinbiggrinbiggrin

 



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looking more like a truck now



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tonight's progress fit fuel cell and swaybar mounts , and start spare tyre mounts



-- Edited by datto 510 on Friday 7th of March 2014 12:16:55 AM

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work on the cars have slowed for a bit while I catch up on some paint work for fellow off roaders Wayne Goodwin's new fusion , and Ian McDonald's race helmet ,with out the support of these fellow off roaders my son and I would not be able to race , cheers guys !!!

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woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
finally at the stage I've been hanging to get to mounting the cab and making the cage frame work I am getting slightly excited !!!!!!! now biggrin






-- Edited by datto 510 on Saturday 12th of April 2014 08:24:48 PM

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cage work has finally started woohoo !!



-- Edited by datto 510 on Friday 18th of April 2014 07:37:18 PM

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