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 So Fucking Ted told us about spotting this 1200 last winter but it sat down off the road in a mudhole and it just wouldn't stop raining ,,,,,,,,,,,,, then,,,,,,,,,, it stopped. We were in the neighborhood asking about a 411 that was also spotted in winter but left for dryer times so we stopped and asked....... $300. later we were loading it onto trailer,, with title .  Previous owner was older lady and ( i assume)  her sons couldn't figure out how to fix points so it was dependable enough for her to drive,, so they had bought a few weird distributors to try,,, but lost the OG distributor so i didn't get that.  But  had 3 or 4 matchboxs for A14s so not really a big deal

 

I have been quietly searching for a cheap high gas mileage Datsun for awhile to drive when i tear my 411 apart to install 4Age ...  i bought a 2door b210 a couple years ago and been collecting A14 parts and a couple 5speeds for it but ,, never really felt a "thing" for it .   So maybe i will use that junk on this instead

 

 

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As you can see by road height it was down in a river bottom type area ,, but that is a major hiway and i'm pretty surprised no-one beat us to it .

 

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After washing and taking off those horrible lazy eye things  it looked better

 

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Put my sons slots on he had laying around

 

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Anyways,,, it runs pretty decent with matchbox i had ,, brakes work really good  it needs wiring cleaned up under hood and the hole in gas tank fixed or new tank.

 

 

 

 

 

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Should have named it
If i try another set of front tires i'm going to burn this 1200 to the ground ,,, fixer-upper
 
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These are 175/70/13 and they still rub on front fender
 
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Going to try some 185/60/13  and if those rub 155/70/13 tomorrow and if those look to skinny,,,, i might break out the 25 year old brand new ,,,,, 175/60/13s i have stored in a secret location known only by the accounting firm of Ernst and Whinney
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Unless someone has a free set of 12" slot mags laying around ...

 

 

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Never felt a thing for your b210 coupe?? You just earned yourself one next time I see you. :devil:

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Not coupe,, that's what i wanted but never could find one cheap in good shape,, or titled .. 

  Granted it is newer,  easier to get parts for, and i assume ALOT safer in every way ,, hell i even have 2 extra sets of taillights for it. 5 "new" engines a pedal swap with vacuum canister  

   But it,,, much like it's brother the 2door 510 that's languishing back there... Just doesn't speak to me other than,, "hey,, i could do the job"

 

 

Other than being filled with previous owners garbage a pretty nice car really.

 

I am into this for $160. with title change..  I only got the cheaper "title purposes only" title and didn't spring for actual collector plates yet.

 

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Ah I see the problem now. Still some people like the 2 door sedan better. I just caught up with a guy that has a real clean one. He was selling a coupe a week ago or so on craigslist. He later told me he had a sedan but didn't tell me at the time cause while looking at his coupe I said I didn't care for the sedan style. But it is clean. Going to get him to a meet next time.

 

Btw nice egg white delight you got there. Wish I had one. Am I the only one who doesn't get heads up on shit....

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Yep that thing is awesome. A 1200 coupe is #5 on my Datsun/Nissan treasure list and I already own 1 through 4 :)

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Scoreeeeee!!

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eggs are delicious and good for you

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175/70/13 & 185/60/13......I would think either size should work for a 1200, maybe a lower profile is needed.  Where on the fender do they rub?  I have 185\55\14 on my grey coupe with no rub at all and stock suspension (been told it needs more low and also that it looks like a Hot Wheels). When I had 195's on it, they rubbed,

Sadly, I do not have an extra set of 12" slots but do have some steelies.

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The rims have too much negative offset which is really too bad as the slots look great on it.  A 3" wide stretched tire might work.

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4AG would be a way better motor over the CA. Lighter weight, same power, less work to install.

Parts are also way more plentiful for the Toyota.

 

And a 4AG sounds soooooo good when wound out.

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The rims have too much negative offset which is really too bad as the slots look great on it.  A 3" wide stretched tire might work.

 

Oh i know ,, but they are offset as much as i would want a slot to be,,, that and it's the only 13" ones i could find.. :lol:

 

in the first pictures,  the front wheels are Donovans 14" rims with 185/60/14 he was running on the Warthog and they hit even at slight turn,,,,,,,,,,,,  the second set of oics they are 185/70/13 and rub bottom front arch on a hard turn ,

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What you talking about 4ag when a ca18det auto would fit nice .Cmon Naners.

 

 

Like Flatcat says ,, the 4Age is cheaper and almost as powerful,, which is a good thing,,  cuz that 411 is a tiny little thing...

  I also was hoping  to buy a set of weber 40s with manifold in the near future to make it look more vintage sitting in there,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and i already  have 2 running 4Ag engines and rear wheel drive trannies  and 3 sets of fuel injection systems for them if i decide to make it more dependable.

 i have been wanting to do a 4Age in a 411 since we saw little-Jasons set-up in his 1200 back in 2010 and he was giving us much advice.. But now things are going to have to be researched on the internets only. :(

 

RIP Jason

 

 

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175/70/13 & 185/60/13......I would think either size should work for a 1200, maybe a lower profile is needed.  Where on the fender do they rub?  I have 185\55\14 on my grey coupe with no rub at all and stock suspension (been told it needs more low and also that it looks like a Hot Wheels). When I had 195's on it, they rubbed,

Sadly, I do not have an extra set of 12" slots but do have some steelies.

 

 

Are those tires the ones they run on smart cars or car like that? seems like Jrock and his buddy Hans run a tiny little tire like that but they are hard to get ,,, or something??

 

 

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That's the sexiest egg I ever saw.

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Love it!!!!!!!!! 

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I'd love to have a go with one a these. Looks like you are stoked for a bit!

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Smart cars run either a 14" or 15" (I know, does not seem right).

 

Here is what I have:

185/55/14 80V Yokohama S drive; the only time this tire has rubbed was during autocross on VERY hard turns and produced some small cuts in the sidewall/ road contact area. These are on the grey coupe which is a stock set up.

 

195/60/14 86H Falken Azenis; these are what I had on the grey coupe to start with.  Even on the smallest bumps I would get rub in the 1/4 panel arches.  The front would rub on turns on the lead edge of the arch toward the bottom.

 

165/60/12 71H Falken Ziex 912; these are on the green coupe with a 2" lowered suspension and the car still looks like it could be lower another inch. No rub at all.  I have only put about 500 miles on these tires but so far so good.  I had to source the through a Mini Cooper site.

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Everything rubs on a 1200. :rofl:

 

They came with 21" tires and the fender openings are too short front to back for most tires taller than 21.5".

 

Best thing for non-flared 1200 is a 14x6 with a 165/55-14. That won't rub no matter how low you go.  :thumbup:

 

A 185/60-13 will fit well on a 13x6 without too much negative offset, but you will still most likely have to trim the front edge of the fender, or bend it out slightly. 

 

 

 

Biggest thing I ever fit without rubbing was a 185/55-14 on a 14x7. I managed this by massaging the floor (where your feet go) and using a spacer on the T/C rod to move the wheel back a wee bit. 

 

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As you can see, those look HUGE on a 1200 (to my eyes), yet they are only 22" tall. You can't use the same tire sizes you're used to for a 510, B210, or A10...

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Oh, and I bought my car on 13x6 wheels with a +2 offset and 185/60-13 tires and it didn't rub, even though it was pavement scraper low...   :thumbup:

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