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Datsun 240Z - 1971 Blue Metallic 903 - Resto

Old 12-08-2018, 04:30 PM
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Mr.Vitorino working!











The antenna…nice to see it again on the car…











The center console got the texture too and the result was great!











To finish the day we decided to chenge all the rubbers from the rear quarter glasses…what a hassle…it’s a difficult task!!! Never thought it!!! Extreme detail on the system and then on the application…Mr.Vitorino was tired…but the result was good…





















By the end…



















A friend got the seats today…awesome work!!! Next time I’ll put some detailed pictures!!!







Ready to Zleep…







Mr.Vitorino and Mr.Vaqueiro the upholsterer.







Hope you enjoyed so far…

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Old 12-21-2018, 04:20 PM
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Hi friends,



Here I come again to show some updates ... because I'm on vacation Z is growing with another rhythm, but still go slow ... Mr. Victory is enjoying holidays ...



In the last 3 days I have cleaned more pieces than in a year of restoration !!! bolts, nuts, washers ... clean, polish, paint ... the luck is that as I was the one who disassembled the car and got everything labeled... in the midst of my disorganization is not going badly...so far…



At the moment I am waiting for the pieces of the galvanized process, they must arrive on Wednesday and unexpectedly I have to buy some pieces, I am missing two details that possibly the car no longer had, the central plate of the license plate and two black aluminium scuff plates that are in the inside the car. Possibly they were removed by the previous owner.



The mechanics should come in January and until then we will build what we can !!!



Let's go to the photos:





After a cleaning and a polishing were very good! After it was applied with new screws and new rubbers, the old pieces were miserable.















In this photo we can see the missing part ... Let’s see if I can find one quickly!







I also installed the windscreen wiper motor. Tough task, I never thought it would take that long. I was afraid to scratch the car ... eheheeh







The door locks were painted in the old car colour, I still thought of having zinc, but chrome is funnier and the result is very curious ... I like it !!!







Here already applied ...











The Z hook was in need of a good turn ...







They were like this ...











Here applied on place...







[img] https://i.postimg.cc/VkGD40Ts/IMG-20181220-132549.jpg



I opened two new parts ... the tailgate supports ...







[img] https://i.postimg.cc/TYx7P6gx/IMG-20181217-174404.jpg



[img] https://i.postimg.cc/Jz4pb5pd/IMG-20181217-174421.jpg






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Old 12-21-2018, 04:21 PM
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And along with new and original screw and washers ... here we have them in place.











Rubber from the doors already in the place ...











Cleaning the clutch pump, and polishing. I'm new to this, but it turned out well !!!











Here it is already on the place...





I started by putting some pieces inside ... the "dogleg" already there! There are a few details missing ... especially stretching the vinyl ... let’s see if I can do it myself !!!











I put the first symbols ...











I had to take out the spoiler, but the result was very good!











Here is the original color ... it was black ... but it should turn to grey ... I've been cleaning it for more than 30 minutes ...











during the day I was just treating some pieces and going to the car on the next visit .. maybe Sunday..











I hope you continue to like the result, I would like to finish it before the end of January ... but it will be very hard.



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Old 12-29-2018, 09:12 AM
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Hello my friends,



Some more parts intalled during this week! I wish I could finish it before the end of February…let’s see if it’s possible! Right now the issue is to assemble the engine and clean/paint the members under the car.

The next task is prepare the car to receive the engine and ear box…I’ll take the hood and fenders again.

Let’s see the photos…



Relay…I don’t know where to install it…











New rubber a cleaning…









Installed…







The resistanse installed too











Water bottle and the famous piece…















Installed…

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Old 12-29-2018, 09:13 AM
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Painted in it’s correct colour…







installed







Seats covers…it’s excellent…love the final result.















First seat mounted…







A picture of me seated on the new seat inside the car…







New symbols…











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Old 12-29-2018, 09:13 AM
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Belt hooks…















Brake pump got cleaned and polished,,,











Final result..







Getting ready on the engine bay



















Then…Datsun 1200 take me home….eheheheh











Hope you enjoy this good news!!!



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