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What did you do to your Z this week?

Discussion in 'General discussion' started by jonbills, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. chef

    chef
    Z Club Member

    Also polished my wheels & clay bar’d the bonnet
    Those that know me will know that I have a pub & restaurant so this my first day off from November so I’m really enjoying do stuff my car, he’s tucked up back now. As soon as there’s no salt we’re out, my son & I have a 120A coupe, sunny & laurel as well, it runs in the family, he’s 20 & I’ve had my 280 35 years so he’s brought up on Datsun P.S happy new year, to everyone out there in Datsun land
     
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  2. chef

    chef
    Z Club Member

    Here he is
     

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  3. Faster Behr

    Faster Behr
    Z Club Member

    I love those wheels. Where’s the like x 10 option!
     
  4. M-j-b

    M-j-b
    Z Club Member

    Drive train and engine now in..
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  5. jonbills

    jonbills
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    At the grubbier end of the scale...
    I got my bonnet back from the blaster man.
    He couldn't do the centre of the panel for fear of distortion.
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    so 2.5 hrs with various sanding tools later:
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    Nearly ready for a little bit of welding on the front corners.
     
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  6. jonbills

    jonbills
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    I've finished stripping the bonnet
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    And repaired a few rust holes on one side.
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    and then I ran out of welding gas.
     
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  7. Albrecht

    Albrecht Well-Known Forum User

    Some mirror-imaging metalwork for the LHD 'shell.

    Easy in theory, quite tricky in practice:
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  8. jonbills

    jonbills
    ZClub Administrator
    Moderator

    It wouldn't look exactly like that, if I'd done it :)
     

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