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My Datsun 280Z "Rustoration"

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Thanks! I had the fuel/brake lines and suspension parts powder coated semi gloss black and I used an epoxy chassis paint from Eastwood for the hubs and misc. pieces

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Are you sure you want to drive that, might be better to just park it and admire her.

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Plasti dipped my engine bay wire ties today. They were beat up from sandblasting and body work. I removed a couple of torn ones and sprayed then sprayed them with plastidip. Hopefully it holds up. It not perfect but its a lot better than it was. In hind sight I should've had them painted body color but oh well. :ermm:

Heres a pic of what they looked like before. Sandblasted and overspray on them.

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Much better!

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I bought a brush on electrical tape from Harbor Freight and it works well. Used it in the engine compartment a couple years ago and it still looks good.

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I bought a brush on electrical tape from Harbor Freight and it works well. Used it in the engine compartment a couple years ago and it still looks good.
Nice. There are brush on liquid tape products too. They may be good for touch ups or when you don't want to spray:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=liquid+tape&espv=2&es_sm=122&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=flKQU7HzD8Pf8gGH-oD4Bg&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1137&bih=570&sei=5lKQU_WGE8Tc8AGR14GwDw&gbv=2

3M even make one.

Good to know. I will need some for a few touch ups.

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You can also use electrical shrink tubing, heat it up and it shrinks right down to look original.

Yea I tried using some that I had around the garage but it had white lettering on it that I didnt like.

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Just waiting for my Tokico HP rear struts to get here. They're on backorder. From what I have read the rears (HZ3013) are the same strut as the fronts just with a spacer to place underneath. So could I order another set of fronts and make my own spacer?

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Just waiting for my Tokico HP rear struts to get here. They're on backorder. From what I have read the rears (HZ3013) are the same strut as the fronts just with a spacer to place underneath. So could I order another set of fronts and make my own spacer?

That sounds correct. When I ordered my Tokico HP's only the rear where available. So I ordered 4 rears and knocked the spacers off for the 2 front.

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That sounds correct. When I ordered my Tokico HP's only the rear where available. So I ordered 4 rears and knocked the spacers off for the 2 front.

Cool, thanks. Do you remember what the spacer looked like? Is it just steel tubing?

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Finally got around to looking through some random stuff that the previous owner gave me. I found some pretty cool stuff.

The original window sticker

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The "Guarantee Booklet" and card

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This is who the previous owner bought the car from.

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And some random brochures

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Plus all of the service records.

Anyways I thought it was cool that he kept all of this.

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I got most of the rear suspension in over the weekend.

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I also had my wheels powder coated and my tires mounted. Dunlop Direzza 205/50 R16

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Some random pics from my good camera

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