My name is Nao and this is my 1969 Datsun 510 project.
I went to Nissan / Datsun swap meet last month at Austin Z clinic. I wasn't planning to buy anything just checking cool cars and parts because I like old cars.
Then I saw this 510... :w00t:
Went back home and told my wife "I like to buy a car but It's not running... No engine and transmission".... and she said "NO!" Of course..... :crying:
"The car has rear seat! We can go to a picnic with kids when finish!" and I probably said "Please~~~!!" hundred times... haha..
She finally said "ok....... :yawn: " !!!!! Yes!! I guess I am a super lucky person!!
After few days later the car arrived with tow truck and she was like :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: ....... haha....
Anyway, This is going to be fun (I hope so!) and slow project! I know very little about this car, So "Please~!" help me! :rofl:
I don't have any idea yet. Not sure I am going to do full restoration or not.
Since this has no engine and many part are rusted, I started taking parts off from the car.
Austin Z Clininc
Took off the front and rear seats
Floor looks pretty good. I think?
Found some treasures :rofl:
Took the bumper and valance off. Umm... Looks like the car had accident before.. Many part are hammered and rusted.
I also took the front fenders off. The seam of rocker panel was crushed. I bent them back using plier and hammer, So I can reach the fender bolts.
Today, My son (Fugo) found this from old toy box!
Fugo : "Look dad, This car looks like a Datsun"
Me : "Yes! This is a Datsun!"
Fugo : "Cool!!"