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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:31 pm

fired her up and drove her for the first time this year. ive really missed this car. but the state of my rattle can paint depresses me
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby Gray » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:56 pm

Wow, that failed way faster then I've every seen for rattlecan. Didn't you clear this also?
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby RedBanner » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:55 pm

Wow. Did the ice do that?
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby draker » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:38 am

RedBanner wrote:Wow. Did the ice do that?



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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby MicroMachinery » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:56 am

RedBanner wrote:Wow. Did the ice do that?

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Postby izzo » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:04 pm

it should have stuck better. need to scuff moar better next time lol


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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:48 pm

i think my fault lies with the fact that i used the original rattle can i laid down in 09 as my primer because its flaking off from the steel not just layers of paint yes i did clear coat it

izzo thats tempting as i have a gun it just needs body work first im trying to sell my 56 chevy then i can send this to the body shop the idea is to have them fix the little bit of rust and do the body and prep work and put it in primer then i can paint it after they did the hard part
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby Charlie69 » Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:52 pm

Hey bonvo, Happy to see you still have your 610.Keep at it and itwill be nicer than you had it before.
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Postby izzo » Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:49 am

ah yeah man. better off doing that instead. Get the money, get the body repaired professionally then a real paint job. You need a proper front window seal or trim or whatever lol. IIRC they don't make seals it's just gooped in?

PS, what's with the hood? Don't make me call you honduhwannabefanboy lol
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:09 pm

Charlie69 wrote:Hey bonvo, Happy to see you still have your 610.Keep at it and itwill be nicer than you had it before.


of course i still have my 610 i may have cars that will come and go such as the 620 but no matter what this 610 will never leave my possession i built this car it is mine
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:52 pm

well this thread is out of date holy shit those on ratsun know that the car is currently in the body shop having rust repaired flares molded in and painted she is also getting a built chevy 3.8 v6 and 5 speed trans big things are coming for this car and as soon as its out of the body shop it begins
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby DRIVEN » Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:28 pm

And the photos???
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby Laecaon » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:41 pm

Holy day of sightings! And also, that is one impressive run on sentence.

Ive loosely kept up your build...
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:39 am

I went over there and skimmed the last couple pages as well. If you're interested, I have some thoughts on transmission choices as I've had some experience with the GM stuff.
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:14 am

so fucking excited
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as for transmission i was looking at a 5 speed out of an s10
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:22 am

Car looks like it's getting some love. Are those yellow pieces from the original car?

As far as the transmission goes, I'm not sure the S-10 is the one you'll want. It'd be a great choice for your old Chevy pickup though. The 2 main issues being the shifter position is pretty far forward and they don't really have ideal gearing for a Datsun. 1st gear is between 3.76 and 4:1 depending on application. There's also the issue of the input shaft needing to be shortened (there's some more info and pics of this in my Compound thread). S-10 could be made to work but it really wouldn't be ideal. I think maybe a better choice would be a 3rd-gen Fbody. The shifter is in a more datsunish location, maybe even a couple inches farther back. The gearing is better too -- more of a close ratio. If you use a '84-92 Camaro bellhousing it will have provision for a hydraulic slave cylinder which may further simplify things. Be aware that they are canted a few degrees to the driver's side though which will move the shifter even closer to the driver and won't be centered in the console. If you prefer the shifter to be centered you'll need a different bellhousing with an adapter like this https://www.novak-adapt.com/catalog/clu ... /kit-hcrc/ .

Edit: Be aware that the V-6 Camaro/Firebird transmissions are a different animal altogether. They have longer input shafts and a Ford style bolt pattern at the front of the case. Again, with enough screwing around they could be made to fit but it isn't really worth the hassle. You need to look for '83-'89 305 Camaros/Firebirds. Up to '92 will work but has an electric VSS speedometer drive.
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:34 pm

im not worried about console issues since it wont have one speedo also wont be an issue since im going to be running speed hut gauges including a gps speedo
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:49 pm

Cool. Sounds like you have it covered.
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby bonvo » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:45 pm

Now finding a manual 3rd gen will be fun lol
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Re: bonvos 610 resurrection cliff notes edition

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:41 pm

Portland swap meet next month. Guaranteed to have what you need.
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