1974 Datsun 260z
Day 131 - July 16, 2016
Made extension to header collectors. Made new front end supports, and removed old supports (weight savings of 48lbs!)
Day 132 - July 17, 2016
Made shield for fuel cell. Made new radiator/overflow supports. Finished welding front end support. Calculated estimated weight difference between turbo, and nitrous setup (147lbs 15.1oz)
Day 133 - July 18, 2016
Finished welding exhaust collector extensions. Finished painting front end pieces, and gas tank shield.
Day 134 - July 19, 2016
Made gas tank shield mounts. Cleaned and painted headers.
Day 135 - July 22, 2016
Made lower radiator hose.
Day 136 - July 23, 2016
Modified oil pickup. Installed oil pan. Installed lower radiator hose. Modified alternator tensioning brackets.
Day 137 - July 24, 2016
Made new transmission shield bellhousing spacer because old one was missing. Began making fuel lines.
Day 138 - July 25, 2016
Cutout O2 sensor bungs from old pipes. Welded them into the headers. Continued working on the fuel system.
Day 139 - July 26, 2016
Started reworking the wiring. Finished fuel system in rear.
Day 140 - July 27, 2016
Continued reworking the wiring. Finished fuel system up front. Filled engine with oil. Primed Engine.