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About *fart*

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    Providence RI
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    74 Datsun 620
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    Cars and Motorcycles
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Yalp.... Have to pull the header and see if i can get the tig torch in there. worst case is ill have to cut the collector pipe off, weld up where the tubes meet and weld the collector tube back on..
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Yeah I have a reg and press gauge installed but had the pressure too high for a carburetor... Exhaust will happen once i get the driveshaft installed and iron out a few more problems... Have to do some more welding on the headers ... looks like its leaking right at the collector... Still have to get the steering column in too... just got the bearings in yesterday!
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Got a little video of the first start of the motor in the 620. Instantly found a few things wrong. Have a few small exhaust leaks at the header, too high fuel pressure and a leaky vacuum line. Thats why the motor sounds like it has a nasty cam in it... lol... Plus the exhaust is basically 2 foot long with 12" glass packs... lol
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    I do custom upholstery for my day job. So i think im going to make some snaps around the hood opening and stretch some leather over the scoop that snaps to the hood. But i can wait to finish the interior! That prob wont happen until this winter tho... Just want to get this thing on the road and start shaking it down!
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Hey guys! Been a minute since I posted about the swap! Ive been swamped with customers work all summer and am finally catching up so i can start working on this here and there. Got a bunch done... -Had to cut the header collector and downpipe, adding a pie cut to get the pipes to clear the radiator. -Radiator is mounted and plumbed to the electric water pump. -Got the tranny cooler lines hooked up. -Gas pedal linkage is installed and adjusted. -Front brake lines are hooked up -Have all of the engine wiring finished. Still need to start getting gauges and fitting them into the stock dash... -Fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator installed wired and plumbed... -Electric rad fan installed Basically all in need to be able to take the thing around the block is a bearing for my steering column that broke when removing... Need to install the rear brake lines and bleed.. Pick up the custom driveshaft... Be doing burnouts in no time!
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Thanks dudes... I'll get a little better at taking photos as I go soon... Been busy in the shop on other stuff... So I been banging out little shit here and there
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Got a little bit more work done on the hood... But thats probably the least of my worries at this point... Got a water pump and radiator the other day... Still a bunch of work to do to fit the radiator and such.... Need to adjust the angle that the collector comes of the front facing headers and weld it back up. I also got some mufflers in the mail... 3" Diameter and 9" long LOL... They are a straight through muffler from Dynomax... Hopefully they will make it not sound like a demo derby car! haha... I have the fuel system figured out, I just need to get a new fuel pump.
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    this isn't exactly a race car... Haha. When I need more air tho I'll think about that...
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Got a little bit of work done on the hood so that the scoop can grab all clean air... more to come!
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    thanks for the heads up... I wont count mine out yet... have to keep my eyes peeled for one in a junkyard...
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    Thanks man... Just a test fit really ... Think I'm gonna end up needing a new hood...
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    The motor wont move too much. I cut the hood this afternoon. I still have to open it up a little more for clearance. Then I am going to rivet some snaps to the hood and make a little leather cover to go over part of the air cleaner. Then when it rains and in not driving it ill snap another cover to keep some of the water out the engine... Now i have to cut the hood in front of the scoop and bend it down so that the scoop isnt picking up any hot air from the engine...
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    So I got the truck back from Rhode Alliance Customs! Travis did a ton of work on this thing! Tons more to go tho! I started ordering some things that ill need to get it fired up. Got the air cleaner installed today! Time to cut a hole in the hood!
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    74 620 V8 Swap

    I got a plan for the distributor. Thinking about making a little removable plate that bolts to the under structure of the cowl. That way Ill just have to remove the cowl beauty cover... remove plate and access distributor. There is already space for a pocket to access plug wires and adjust distributor... and making a removable cover to remove distributor seems like a pretty good access solution.
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    1976 620 v8 project

    Nice! always hard to tell if miles are original or not... Im in the process of a v8 swap too! Alot to do!
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