Tag: Datsun 510

Build Series: Old School Labs – SR20VE/SR20DET Hybrid Engine Build Part 1

Halloween couldn’t have come any sooner as I’ve been busy turning wrenches and assembling my very own Frankenstein engine, assembled using a slew of parts sourced from a variety of sources – Nissan to Honda. As I sit here plugging away at my keyboard, I find myself reminiscing back to the golden years of import tuning and the LS VTEC hybrid swaps I found myself building back my in youthful days. It was two years ago that I was intrigued to build another hybrid engine, but this time associated with the Nissan branding that best suits my retro-mod Datsun 510.

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Tech: DIY Powder Coating

Are you working on a new project? Powdercoating isn’t as difficult — nor as expensive — as you might imagine. When you do it yourself, there are some things you need to be aware of before you start blasting away. Inside are some tips, tricks, and potential pitfalls to avoid during the process.

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