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Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

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1 minute ago, BrothersGarage said:

Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

No plans for paint. He wants patina and I don’t want to be mad if he scratches it. That’s why I bought a green parts truck so we wouldn’t need to paint. The daylight pic is above, I will get a night shot later. It has a low/running brightness and a high/brake brightness. 

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14 minutes ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

Love this thread.

I want a youtube of the exhaust loud. Which Iknow it will be loud

It is loud especially compared to modern cars. Compared to some of mine it is pretty quite. The insulated cab makes it fine, can talk while driving. It does set of my neighbors car alarm though. Is anyone going to eagle rock?

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8 hours ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

Love this thread.

I want a youtube of the exhaust loud. Which Iknow it will be loud

 this is all the video I have so far 

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On 11/8/2019 at 10:21 AM, BrothersGarage said:

Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

Day and night. Pictures don’t really do the light justice. The high is 800 lumens. 
 

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You need to use the "hotlink for forums" links, it's hard to see deteil with them small photos(thumbnails?).

CEE975-CE-E215-4991-B52-F-5-C832-D6-B3-E

 

D17-C64-EA-2-BEB-4-EC0-A21-F-6261367-D95photo upload online

 

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It might be hard to see that light unless you drive around with the tailgate down, especially during the day, if I were to do this I would likely put the light centered in the bottom of the rear window in the cab, putting it at the top center would be better but then it may block the rear view view some, lower center is better because the wires can be hidden easier.

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I agree. This was a compromise. Truck is low so most people will see it. Other low cars will not. If I were to run it in the cab the option earlier in this post would be better. 

33 minutes ago, wayno said:

It might be hard to see that light unless you drive around with the tailgate down, especially during the day, if I were to do this I would likely put the light centered in the bottom of the rear window in the cab, putting it at the top center would be better but then it may block the rear view view some, lower center is better because the wires can be hidden easier.

 

 

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We have actually got some rain and between that and a trip to the dump and trying to get the truck clean we got water in the tank. Found an O ring for a Z so hopefully that fixes that. Finally got the valve cover back from powder coat.  
 

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4 hours ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

Water runs down the filler neck tube and clamp thus filling up the tank causing rust and dirt to build up and then clog the idle jet.That why I run 2 filters.Astock one then a in line one.

 

love the truck

As in what seeps into the fuel door? Or the evap can in the bed wheel well? The original sender o ring was shot and figured the water came from washing the mud off the chassis. 

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10 hours ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

I think most of the water comes from the wheel well then runs inside the Fillertube.From the water coming off the wheel.

 

I never thought about the sender area but most of that is covered

The sender o ring was so bad that when I pulled in my angled driveway fuel was spilling out with a full tank. 

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2 hours ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

The sender part the brazing broke and was leaking when full.I JB Welded the sender down and been working for like 5Yrs

I bought a Z/510 o ring off eBay. Tired of this tank but at least Datsun put in a drain and an access panel in the bed. 

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