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Lockleaf

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Lockleaf last won the day on August 26 2016

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About Lockleaf

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  • Birthday 05/15/1984

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  • Location
    Happy Valley, Utah
  • Cars
    '71 510 Goon, '90 240SX, '85 720, '69 Roadster, '05 Saabaru 92x, '07 Saab Trollblazer 97x
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    Lawyer
  1. Lockleaf

    Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Post more stuff! I've watched my way through all three builds. Tartan and leather gets a huge thumbs up from me!
  2. Lockleaf

    Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Just got caught up on your Z build. I like your approach to both the work and the video style. I'm going have go back watch other builds now.
  3. Lockleaf

    It's Sloppy n Floppy - No... My Steering...

    Front lower control arm bushings requires pressing. Also often involves cutting off the bolt and installing a new one on each side. I install poly 2 piece bushings specifically on this one bushing because pressing a new one in is so incredibly difficult. I use factory style bushings everywhere else. However all my experiencev is on 4wd 720s, not sure how the 2wd setup varies.
  4. Lockleaf

    DATSUN HOTWHEELS (and some other ones)

    Those are great. I display my cars on tow trucks anyway.
  5. Lockleaf

    GA16DE RWD trans?

    Is that supercharger the one with electromagnetic clutch on it? So it can be run mad max style with a switch?
  6. Lockleaf

    Z24 intake manifold coolant passage sealing

    I've installed 3 or 4 fel pro gaskets dry on these intakes and been leak free for years at a time.
  7. Lockleaf

    720 with 83 200sx rear end

    What benefit are you trying to achieve? Just 4 link? Better to swap a 1st gen pathfinder axle. 6 lug, lsd, disc brakes if you want them, not a huge amount wider than 720 stock. Narrower for super tuck on the rims? Swap something leaf spring. Tell us your goal. If you have to ask how hard it would be to 4 link the truck, it's hard to assume you possess the skills to do the job. You need to correct place in three dimensions all the mounts, likely after building them from scratch, then weld everything well enough you're not a death trap.
  8. Lockleaf

    Need opinion on engine choice

    We need pics of this vanette.
  9. Lockleaf

    Replacement Stereo?

    I'm too cheap for retro sound, but i did just find this i might try. Cheap enough of it doesn't fit no biggie. https://www.ebay.com/i/122666937160 My plan is actually to take it apart and see if i can relocate the inputs and fit it behind my stock radio plate and Datsun labeled screen, but who knows.
  10. Lockleaf

    Max's 1986 Nissan 720 King Cab 4x4

    That's why you lower the oil pan, to provide clearance for the cover to go in without damaging the head gasket.
  11. Lockleaf

    Pulling trans need guidance

    Out the bottom is brutal. I've done a number of 720 clutches and only once did it out the bottom. Every other time I've pulled the engine. As counter to good reason as it sounds, it really is the better option to pull the engine.
  12. Lockleaf

    '73 1200 Coupe Project, aka Timmy

    Very nice! My 510 wiring adventure definitely didn't go that smoothly. :) And those gauges are nice. Now go race this against Statutory Grape!
  13. Lockleaf

    Low tail lamp 720 DATSUN

    So far as i know all ST came out 84+. I don't know about the Nissan/Datsun names by year specifically. I don't believe black was a factory color either. None of this is doctrine, just what i recall.
  14. Lockleaf

    Half Pint - Z22 swapped 510 goon

    I've also been trying to do some good work on the engine rebuild for my 240sx. I think I'm going to start a thread on that vehicle soon, but here's the engine I built. It's totally stock, nothing cool. Just clean and pretty. I just got the oil pan bolted on last night. Just need a few more random things before I get the car ready to drop it in. This is where a great deal of my free time is getting invested. It's closer to running than the 510.
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