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About Duke

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  • Birthday 11/02/1985

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    Santa Rosa, CA
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    '72 Datsun 510, '88 Toyota Master Ace Surf 4wd
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    Cars, Rock Climbing, Bicycles, Snowboarding
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    Manufacturing Engineer/Welder

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  1. Duke

    4G63 510

    I understand the frustration. I think I pulled the engine/trans 6 times to deal with small problems before I got my KA swap to where it is now. That being said, once everything is dialed in, it's totally worth it. On the Innovate issue, did you happen to power up the unit without the sensor plugged in? This happened to me a couple of months back and I had similar readings to what you are seeing. I re calibrated the unit and all was good again.
  2. Really nice build. Love seeing a wagon built for performance. For your oil pressure sender, I have use one of these successfully for my oil pressure gauge and warning light. Should be stronger than the brass one. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078MRLJD8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  3. Awesome job! Definitely something to be proud of.
  4. Glad to hear things are going well for you guys this year. Looking forward to seeing you on the salt!
  5. Look at MKII Ford Escort racks. Similar width to many Datsuns as well as being front steer. Also came in LHD and RHD. New racks are available in many different ratio's.
  6. There might be some news on this front. I've heard about a possible new spot for next year!?
  7. I use nyloc nuts throughout my suspension and have had no issues with them backing off.
  8. You might look into a MKII Escort steering rack. They are much narrower than Mustang II racks and available in LHD, front steer configuration. They are readily available from England in many different ratios. The bump steer should be much better than with the mustang rack.
  9. This car is the epitome of a tastefully modified 510. I really like all of the attention to detail on the car. As far as the steering box breather goes, I seem to recall that the threads were tapered pipe threads. When I had a steering box in my car, I used a NPT to AN threaded adapter with a short pigtail of stainless tubing on the end to allow the fluid to expand without spilling. With the stock breather in place I found that there was always a bit of fluid weeping out. This also won't melt like the stock plastic one when the headers get hot!
  10. You guys seem to be working pretty fast...are you possibly shooting to head back to the salt this year?
  11. Didn't realize you were looking for a later model windshield. Sorry to get you excited.
  12. Available from Summit Racing... https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pkc-400046687/overview/year/1973/make/nissan/model/510
  13. I think that they just ran. Around 130 through the 2 and slowed after that if I heard right.
  14. Sorry to hear that it didn't go totally to plan. Talking to a friend that was out there, it seems like the conditions were awesome and the lines were short! Shame that you guys weren't able to get a good run in. Next year is the year! (isn't that what everybody says?)
  15. The R&P swap was the best single modification that I have done to my car. Having steering that is quick and direct is an awesome thing!
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