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  1. Thanks. This is my "low-budget" rebuild, so it...

    Thanks. This is my "low-budget" rebuild, so it will be rattle canned also.
  2. http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t274/JDMJNKY/L2...

    http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t274/JDMJNKY/L26%20Rejuvination/IMG_1998_zps10628151.jpg

    http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t274/JDMJNKY/L26%20Rejuvination/l26b15_zpse3b01e82.jpg
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  3. Some good info. I was schooled on another forum,...

    Some good info. I was schooled on another forum, which is great, that oil pump posted above is not high vol. I'll need to exchange that. I ordered a turbo pump, but guess what, wrong again. So I'll...
  4. LOL your welcome. Everything has been throughly...

    LOL your welcome. Everything has been throughly cleaned. This machine shop is pretty on point. It's washed, beaded, washed again, and the air-blow the parts. I've yet to find media in anything...
  5. HAHAHA Thanks Duff. I love them at this age and...

    HAHAHA Thanks Duff. I love them at this age and younger. My 12yr old....driving me up the wall w/ boy talk. :(




    LOL Thanks Bruce. I figured if I'm going to spend the same amount of time...
  6. freeze plugs. - note do not buy this kit, can be...

    freeze plugs. - note do not buy this kit, can be ordered cheaper at your local parts store.
    http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t274/JDMJNKY/L26%20Rejuvination/engine003_zpsc6de2f44.jpg
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  7. so I had sent my block out to my friends shop to...

    so I had sent my block out to my friends shop to get hot tanked and cleaned, I guess he's a stickler for properly maintaing the fluids, because all my parts came back dingy. EHHHH! GRRR! Some may say...
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    I'm new to Datsuns, but I've seen something...

    I'm new to Datsuns, but I've seen something similar on Hondas. Usually it's a main relay. Especially if all the timing components are good/new/within spec. Please don't lash me for thinking out loud....
  9. HAHAHA Thanks for the heads up Ross. ...

    HAHAHA Thanks for the heads up Ross.



    Thanks RC. Sounds good to me!! It's a bummer surely but add one new part to the car and it's one less to go LOL! Sorry to hear that genuinely though....
  10. Thanks! I will definitely be hot tanking this...

    Thanks! I will definitely be hot tanking this block, head, oil pan, valve cover on top of getting the internals cleaned, crank polished etc.

    as for the headwork, I will be cleaning casting flaws...
  11. The building never ends. The more I stare at this...

    The building never ends. The more I stare at this machine the more extravagant I wish to be. A quick reality check, and back to earth, I press-on with the fundamentals. While the block is out for...
  12. Sounds good to me!

    Sounds good to me!
  13. Hey RC, I live a few hours south, in...

    Hey RC, I live a few hours south, in fontana/pomona. There's a few Z's that have popped up and disappeared around here, can't wait to get mine on the road. This will be my daily driver.



    Will...
  14. I'm guessing a timing event. Only 1 & 6 seemed to...

    I'm guessing a timing event. Only 1 & 6 seemed to have any sort of contact marks. I'll be having the head checked for bent valves.

    Pretty much honda/acura that's our speciality. I am co-owner of...
  15. paused for a brief moment to inspect cylinders...

    paused for a brief moment to inspect cylinders before I continued disassembly.

    http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t274/JDMJNKY/L26%20Rejuvination/IMG_1961_zps10e27663.jpg
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  16. So with the bearings in good shape, I was in high...

    So with the bearings in good shape, I was in high hopes this would be easy, with just a gasket swap. So I pulled the head off. Quiet the carb build up.
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  17. yes, I'm working on my powerpoint presentation....

    yes, I'm working on my powerpoint presentation. I'll explain pros, cons, efficiency, and benefit. LOL but patience they will come.



    I've read the flats are great for top end, since I've only...
  18. Oil pan off, I began removing rod caps to check...

    Oil pan off, I began removing rod caps to check the bearings. I only have 5 pics but all the bearings looked good; this might be an actual running engine I said to myself. So I was content on just...
  19. Back to business, Just snapping some photos of...

    Back to business, Just snapping some photos of components and condition of the longblock was in when I bought it. Due to time being of the essence, at least that is what I once though, I began to...
  20. Sorry Zed, secret society.

    Sorry Zed, secret society.
  21. HAHAHA. Well that's good news, because thats the...

    HAHAHA. Well that's good news, because thats the book I ordered.



    Thank you, nothing to grand but it's going to do the trick hopefully when it's said and done. I definitely think rebuilding it...
  22. Reviving an L26 - My 1st Engine Rebuild Ever.

    Hey Guys my names Joel. I've been on the forum for a few months, browsing and reading a lot. Skimming topics. I've barely scratched the surface on what I wish to learn and things I need to learn, but...
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    Looking good sir.

    Looking good sir.
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    Welcome Luke. As Carl said, one drive = hooked...

    Welcome Luke. As Carl said, one drive = hooked for life! Welcome to the amazing journey.
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    I just seen Les over the wknd; bought some...

    I just seen Les over the wknd; bought some goodies for my Datsun. Being a newb to the community from what I see; Busy shop, tons of great goodies! Give him time he'll get back to you. Just leave a...
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