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New first datsun looking for help

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Then along with the Z20, somewhere between Oct '82 and Dec. '86. Not much help but good enough for replaceable consumable parts like the brake pads and shoes..

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I would like to see this truck some day to see how things were done, it has a 720 booster/brake master, I like to use the smaller 73/74 Datsun 620 booster because it will fit without cutting the inner fender, the Ford Courrier booster will fit if one pounds on the inner fender for a while to bend it away from the booster, the 720 booster is way bigger than both of them and some cutting would likely have to be done too make room for it.

Can you take a photo of the firewall where the clutch and booster pedestal bolt to the firewall, maybe pointed down at a 45 degree angle?

I am curious how yours was done, this is mine when first done.

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Seems like this is 3 different  vehicles....

1 Motor 

2 Chassis 

3 Body....

How's the paper work for registering?

 

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i am not sure on this, but I believe in Oregon, the frame of the vehicle is the "registered" year of the vehicle.

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In Washington it was registered as a 521 I have yet to deal with any of that will keep you guys posted Wayno what state ya in 

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If it has the engine tag for the 521 in the engine compartment, you should be ok...... unless they look for the frame ID (which is I think behind the pass side engine mount on the 521) Now you don't technically own the 720 frame (unless you got a separate bill of sale for the 720) and if it was originally stolen, you could be in even more trouble. The frame and the body should be reported and the proper documentation issued, but again who is going to question this. It's unlikely anyone will look as long as you own it. You might have trouble selling it to a knowledgeable Datsun owner.

 

I had a '74 cab with a '78 engine tag on it mounted on an '82 720 frame. I made it this way and no one was being cheated or deceived by this when I got rid of it..

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I live in Vancouver Wa just over the 205 bridge.

When you first posted you had a 521 with napZ block in it I was wondering if you bought the one I made and sold to a guy in Vancouver, the guy really liked it and I was wondering if he sold it, but that is not the 521 I put together.

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Wayno I'm only little ways south if ya ever made down this way be my guest for sure 

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I had a 70 521 with a Z20 5 speed.  My brother and I installed it.

 

I have vented rotors on my 1980 720 chassis with an L20B automatic in my 66 520.  This one has Belltech lowered spindles.  All you have to do to put the vented rotors on the non vented rotor chassis is swap the spindles with the vented rotor and caliper.  I run the 1980 720 2wd hubs with my 85 720 vented rotors and calipers.  The 1980 hubs have the smaller diameter that fits the early 620, 521, 520, and 320 wheels.

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