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Goldfish101

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  1. Dude, your build is sick! You’ve come along way in a short amount of time and I can’t wait to see it when it’s done!
  2. Last friday night a few buddies were having a bonfire and wanted to see the truck so i kindly obliged. One thing I dont think i mentioned above was that when after i first did the ka swap i found the rear end gears and open diff needed upgraded so i swapped in 3.73 gears and had the bitch welded up. fast forward to last friday night and after a bit i was convinced to do some burn outs when i left. It was fun and my buddies enjoyed the show. Later when i backed into my garage and parked i noticed i had a little toe in from both tires which i hadnt notced before. I quickly jacked up the fro
  3. My new parts came in and i couldnt be happier, everything looks great, great price and super fast shipping. I highly recommend Jake Anderson of Jake Makes! Unfortunately with christmas right around the corner and several house projects being time sensative before the next one it will be a bit before i can start installing anything.
  4. Thank you! I’m super happy with the swap and if the whole truck had that patina it would stay that way but eventually it will be painted
  5. Thank you! If the whole truck was that way I would keep it like that but it’s gonna be painted eventually
  6. Thank you! It was a nice surprise getting it back!
  7. I ended up selling it on October 7th, 2018, I brought her back home December 9th, 2020 and couldnt be happier! The guy i sold it to took very good care of it and it pretty much the same as it was when he bought it, the only negative thing (to me) he did was raising it an inch, he only did that because of his driveway which i understand but it looks so much better lower to me. I will admit tho that even tho i did all that work to make it ride nice and low that it does ride really good that little bit higher. All that means is airbags are now moved way up on the list of things to do next.
  8. Its far from where i want it to be but i could finally hop in it and just drive it when i wanted so thats what i did, right up until i had some stuff come up and decided to sell it
  9. Next up was heading to canby 2017! On our way to Canby! Had an absolute blast down there but unfortunately about an hour away from home i lost the front output shaft seal and had to take a tow the rest of the way:/ Because i had to pull the motor to work on the trans i freshened the motor up and cleaned everything else up too While it was down i took the time to add some much needed rear disk brakes to help with the added power from the ka I also located a much better grill, added new headlight/high beams and e
  10. Somewhere in the midst of working on the truck i had aquired a red top sr motor in hopes of rebuilding and collecting everything else i would need to swap it in the truck. I ended up coming across a good ka instead and traded the sr for it so that started the next motor swap. I also swapped a hardbody 5 speed in at the same time lots of wiring Got it all in and it runs! I also put a odysee pc680 battery under the bed since there wasnt any room for one under the hood anymore
  11. my brother is an auto body painter and so he took the truck for a weekend and did a little work on it for me Unfortunately it hasnt been back to him since but will eventually get finished I then wanted more lows so i pulled the bed, moved the shock mount back and small c notched the frame, added air shocks and cleaned everything up Upfront i replaced or rebuilt alot of the steering/sway components, and cut out all the droop and bump stop stuff and extended the shock mounts 2" to ru
  12. I cant remember if she came with an l16 or already had an l20 but either way it was pretty worn out and only had a 5 speed also so that was up next. I dont have many pics of that but lets be honest, if you have a datsun you know what a L series looks like. It also got an aluminum radiator and electric fans Next up I Por15'd the cab floors. The truck came from cali so there is very minimal rust but i wanted to keep it that way. I then added sounded deadener, pad and carpet before
  13. I then got some better doors, and while driving the fuel tank literally fell out and could of been really bad had the lady not stopped us and said " there is sparks coming from underneath your truck" my old co workers 510 The fuel tank dragging unfortunately the tank dropping and dragging like that stirred up the many years of rust lining the tank and clogged up i think at least 5 fuel pumps and the lines and left me stranded several times before i replaced and cleaned the fuel system
  14. I started by just cleaning everything up, new fenders, converted the front brakes to disk, first round of lower, powder coated valve cover and titans, and removed as much as i could of all the layers of spraypaint
  15. I took a little break from ratsun/datsun's and regrettably deleted my old thread so here is round 2. I did thankfully still have most of my pictures from when i first got the truck all the way up to when i sold it. Well last sunday while laying in bed i got a message from the guy who i sold it to because they didnt get to drive it enough and knew that when i sold it i told him if he ever sold it i wanted first dibs, i picked it up 3 days later!! Im gonna try and quickly recap what it was like when i first got it and all the things ive done up to its current point. h
  16. You get your high beams fixed?:)
  17. Winning those would give me an excuse to get another 521:)
  18. looks good man! super close to being done with my Ka swap, what throttle cable are you using? thanks
  19. From memory that looks right, you need took hook up power and ground to the can am box and need ignition power on the key power slot
  20. thank you for the reply guys, but... yes the other end of that big grey plug has all the wires i need... but there isnt a brown.. there is only a blue with green stripe. ive used the diagram from page one of this thread, which says its a brown wire, and the diagram below shows its a brown wire, but i dont have said brown wire?? the wire from pin 113 is light blue and goes from the ecu to the grey plug going into the intake which is where from the diagram below and page 1 and everthing else ive read and found there should be a brown wire coming out of that same plug that connects t
  21. need help with wiring a s13 ka24de into a 521. figured all the wires out off the diagram from page one except the brown wire going to the iacv to the run on the can am box. I actually think i do have it right but wanna confirm. i dont have a brown wire coming out of the plug going in the iacv. i have a blue with green strip coming off that plug that goes under the intake to the iacv and air regulator and the other end goes into the grey plug that has my ecu bup ecss 1 and run 2 and is the only un accounted for wire so i think its it. can anyone confirm this? im sure if i had some picture
  22. Looks good man, I can't wait to see if all finished up. Have you figured out the oil pan yet?
  23. I don't know how I didn't know you had a build thread! It's coming along nice!! I may have some questions in the near future as I'm picking up a ka for my truck soon:) congrats on Costco, since I haven't seen you yet you at Lacey?
  24. I'm jealous of that flare tool! that looks like it's coming along good! Are you finally going to be able to run shocks?
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