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About oukippy

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    France
  • Cars
    1977 Datsun 620, short bed
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    Datsun 620

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  1. I've found a good one on rockauto: https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=100323&cc=1210138&jsn=24953 I'll try to find the 620 reservoir in order to have the best mounting part. I read somewhere that hot rods owners sometimes use Jack Daniel's Bottle. I like the idea but I prefer to have OEM part if possible. Or I'll maybe use an hydroalcoolic gel bottle. 😅
  2. ok I understand how it works. The tricly part seems to be to find how to attach the reservoir correctly. I checked mine and I think I need to had some liquid 🙄😁 My rad cap is similar to your picture but the seals are a little bit damaged so I'm not sure they will work correctly. Is it possible to change only the cap (I don't know if it's a standard replacement part like hoses). Edit: I think Iv'e found the cap I need with rockauto.
  3. Hello, I have a question concerning my 77 620. I'm thinking about replacing the liquid coolant. I saw on carpartsmanual that only the 78-79 have a radiator reservoir tank. Is it a good idea to add one to my 77 ? Second question : any specification to follow for the liquid coolant ? Thank you, ouki
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    LED headlights

    I've finally bought some Chinese led headlights, 15$ each. Totally plug and play (I've chosen the model with the shorter depth), I didn't have to cut or modify anything. Fact is I don't know if they blind other vehicles because I barely never drive at night (it's not my daily). My purpose was to use the angel eyes as daylights and it fulfils my expectation.
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    wheels size (again)

    Hello, I want to change my wheels. My car is a 77 with drums in front. Wheels are 14x6, tires 185/75/R14. The car is probably 1" lowered (one missing leaf in the back and no blocks). I'm planing to go for this type of rim : Goss Modular (I will maybe paint the center part in black actually). There's different size but I will probably go for 15x7 ET-6 or 15x8 ET-25. My questions : 1. Is 15x8 ET-25 too large with my drums (I don't want to have the wheel outside the truck at all) ? 2. Is 16/7 ET0 a better solution ? 3. Which size should I consider for tires ? I don't want to stretch them at all. Thank you, oukippy
  6. I understand how it works. Which relay should I use ?
  7. No AC in mine. Radio and cigarette lighter could be interesting or not ? From what I know, There's no risk with chinese products as it takes one month to arrive in France. Unless the postman was sick of course.
  8. Hello, I bought Led headlights from China. I'm waiting for them and I was wondering where to connect them. First the product : I'm not really interested in the turn signal capability at the moment (I'll try it but I'm not sure it's very relevant). I want the angle eyes to be enlightened when I start the engine and switch off when I stop it (I don't want to use the light switch). I'm thinking about having something like : white - orange - orange - white. Where should I plug the angel eyes to have it working like I said (the closer to the front, the better but I can add wires if needed) ? Thank you ! oukippy
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    carburetor fuel leak

    I didn't try to start the engine as I was alone and still learning more or less everything... I noticed that the bellows and everything underneath it was greasy or wet, that's why I thought it could be related to the smell. You're right, I'll take the rebuild kit anyway. It will help now or later.
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    carburetor fuel leak

    could it be related to my fuel smell ?
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    carburetor fuel leak

    Hello, I'm back with my fuel leak problem. I noticed a potential problem on the carburetor which can be seen on the following picture : do you think it is possible to repair with the following repair kit and do you think I still can drive like that ? https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=987559&cc=1210138&jsn=2170
  12. Thank you very much for the offer. I'll buy the rockauto ones. I think it's WYSIWYG. If it's not the case I'll let you know. By th eway Rockauto is asking $15 for the shipping by Fedex. USPS is less then $10 usually but I don't have the choice each time.
  13. rockauto doesn't fully describe the product but if they deliver what is shown on the picture, it should include the Y part. https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=484186&cc=1210138&jsn=11
  14. A little bit soft but brakes shoes, wheel cylinders and springs are totally new in front so I think it's normal . It seems broken but not leaking brake fluid fortunately. I think I'll need to replace the whole wheel cylinder, it will be easier. Consequently I'll change the brake shoes too...
  15. I answer to myself, it's possible to buy the bleeders alone: https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/nissan,1977,620+pickup,2.0l+l4,1210138,brake+&+wheel+hub,brake+bleeder,1676 but is it a good idea ?
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