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About Elbocho74

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    Los Angeles, California
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    1974 620 Pickup Truck
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    Old car home restoration, target shooting, holster making, gardening, welding & any DIY home repair
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    Aircraft Mechanic at LAX and Mall Security (Observe and Report)

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  1. Thak you all for all the imput. I went to the juk yard and found a 3.3 Ohm coil from a volvo, took it home. Installed it and replaced my points and condenser, re set my timing and got the truck running Thank you all. I will start a complete inspection on the truck and will start rebuilding the suspension and brakes. Cheers.
  2. Hello Im in the proces to finding the Coil and resistor combination totaling 3 ohms. I came across of a Per Tronix 1741 ignitor for 4 cylinders Datsun. Would you recomend this to replace my points.
  3. Where and how can I find the right match ( what is a match box. Sorry Im new with Datsuns) whay brand and specs coil. Can I use my MSD2.
  4. You are right my points are fouled. My coil is .07 ohm and requires a .8 ohm resistor. Now that I saw the engine running. Im considering set it up with an electronic ignition system. What set up could I use for electronic ignition. Could you list the part numbers. I would like something reliable but not too expensive. You mentioned on a previous reply to find the 8 plug distributor for this z20 engine. Do you know the part number so I can look the parts. I would like to set it up as it should.
  5. I checked the specs for my coil MSD 2 is a .7 Ohm and requires a .8 Ohm resistor. Ill try again to set my points. I got my timing light out after 10 years of no use, but my light bulb is blown will have to get a new one.
  6. After following the advise in this forum, I made it run for about 10 minutes. It shut down .
  7. Rechecked TDC. I turned the crank pulley to TDC. The notch mark aligned with the 0 mark on the scale. The rotor pointed towards the rear of the engine Cyl 1. I pluged the intake side plugs. Someting I noticed the points were closed altough the pulley points on the 0 scale the points were not hitting the top of the corner on the distributor shaft. I loosened the screw and moved the distributor to the farthes right and regapped the points to 18. Cranked the engine and IT RAN. I started adjusting my iddle speed and air mixure screw. It ran for about 10 minutes. It sounded good. But wnen I pressed the gas pedal sounded like if it was stalling. This might be another issue. Any thoughts on this.? All of the suden the engine shut down again. I Checked the coil it was hot. (Bran new MSD 2 With new 6k Ohm resistor). I puled out the coil wire checked it with test light and no spark. I checked voltage to the resistor I have 12v and 9 v to the + post on the coil. But no spark. Any advise to check my coil status. And why it gets hot about 150 F. I thank all of you guys and galls for the imput. Seemed Im getting close to make this cool truck run again. I tried to upload pics from my phone but dont know how. I will have to ask my 9 year old how to do that.
  8. I got the truck as it is now. With points. Im new with Datsuns and didnt know what I got into.
  9. Elbocho74

    620 Dash Removal

    I dont know how to attach pictures with url?
  10. I pulled all plugs out, they were wet with gas but new. It seems the cilynders are flooding. I regaped the spark plugs to 35 and the points at 18. Checked firing order looks good. Coil is not hot. Voltmeter shows 12.5 v at the resistor ( 6 ohm ) and 6.5V at the coil + stud. Is 6.5 v normal at the + coil stud?
  11. I turned the idle screw just before it touched the linkage. The fuel mixure screw, I set it out two turns. Fully opened the choke crancked the engine but same thing sounds like if its going to start good but the it shuts. My timing I believe is good.
  12. I tried startig the engine with foot on the gas pedal. Same thing ran a few seconds with a cloud of black smoke. I pumped the pedal up and down, the engine seemed it was getting to run. But it shut down.
  13. Chocke is closed during starting. I tried adjusting the idle jet screw in and out at diferent positions but it cant stay runing.
  14. Hello Datsun community. I recently got a 1974 Datsun 620 with a Z20 engine that I can not make it to start. Can I have some insight to make it run? Engine was rebuilt by a reputable shop: Engine has a 4 plug distributor, the plugs on the intake side are there but not connected. I checked timing TDC and looks good. I replaced the coil and resistor. I have good spark. I have an electric pump with fuel pressure regulator at 3.5 psi. Good flow. Comprssion is 150 on all cilynders. I have a rebuilt weber 32 36 manual choke. When I crank the engine it runs for a ew seconds and stalls. I have not been able to run it and adjust the idle speed. Has any body experienced a similar problem?
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    620 Dash Removal

    I just removed the dash on my 620. I put some w40 on the top thre screws, left it over night. I the used a flex shaft screw driver and the screws came out easy. Reupholstered the dash with vinyl. Since I had the cluster out, I replaced all the bulbs with leds. Just make sure it test ok before assambling it. On my 1974 620, it has the heater core unit, it also has an aditional core with plastic duct across. I DONT understand what is the second heater core for. Any body knows?
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