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1978 DL Wagon FWD JDM style Project

DL 1978 wagon front wheel drive

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#1 the_bbgun

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 02:44 PM

This is my first post in here and I've been stoked on all the stuff I've learned from the forums. You may be opposed to what I'm doing, which everyone has their right to an opinion but for those that are interested, this is what I'm up to. I'm restoring and styling the car a little more like the common JDM styled datsun 510 and classics along the same line. It will be a bit lower (not slammed) have different wheels that are wider and some other odds and ends to make it a little sportier.

 

Here's some photos of what it looked like when I bought it and the progress I've made thus far. 

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#2 moosens

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 02:41 PM

Dual carbs!!!! Lol

Enjoy!!

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 12:39 PM

I have more photos of progress but something has changed and I don't know how to upload them... help?



#4 bratman18

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 03:56 AM

Upload them to a hosting site like photobucket or a similar site, then copy the image code and paste it here.



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Posted 22 June 2014 - 02:31 PM

I doubt you'll find much resistance around this forum, unless you start chopping it up.  Looks nice, I'm excited to watch your progress since I have a '75 awaiting its turn in the shop...



#6 Tsuru

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 09:36 PM

I doubt you'll find much resistance around this forum, unless you start chopping it up.  Looks nice, I'm excited to watch your progress since I have a '75 awaiting its turn in the shop...

I'm not far behind you with a '77 Front Wheel Drive Wag.

 

(FINALLY looks like I'm getting an engine! YAY!)



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Posted 23 June 2014 - 01:35 AM

Keeping the old ones on the road and going is more important than the style you use to do it!

Good luck with you modifications.

#8 the_bbgun

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Posted 23 June 2014 - 01:43 PM

I'll give this a try... hopefully it'll work.

 

 

 

 



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Posted 23 June 2014 - 01:44 PM

IT WORKED! Here's the progress thus far with my wagon. I'm really pleased with the way it's progressed thus far.


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#10 ironworkerboomer

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Posted 23 June 2014 - 09:08 PM

Nice I like the look you are going for here.



#11 Legacy RallyGuy

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Posted 02 July 2014 - 03:42 PM

very sharp!



#12 AWD J3wman

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 12:20 PM

That looks great, imo I would get a skinnier front bumper instead of no bumper but it looks great. Take some pics without so much glare from the sun and I'll make it one of my desktops at work!

 

:)

 

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#13 AWD J3wman

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 12:32 PM

Also I feel like the side hood vents off a 1st gen civic would look like the business on that.
 

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#14 djcommie

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 02:02 PM

My 78 GL Wagon has vents like that, I imagine they were stock with the GL trim or 4WD or something.



#15 moosens

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 01:55 AM

Commie , shame on you. Look over an old brochure online. The entire line has the hood louvers and wagons have the rear "gills".
Stage 2 1977 thru 79

Deduct three points. No gold star today! Lol

#16 djcommie

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 11:59 AM

Makes sense to me, I don't really know the differences in the Gen 1 Subarus. :P



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Posted 11 July 2014 - 03:20 PM

This car, sadly, is actually for sale now. I'm asking $7,500 obo. I know that you may think the number is high but I'm not in a hurry to sell it. So, make me an offer and the worst I can say is no.

 

Here's the listing for it with additional photos and information. Located in Salt Lake City, UT

 

http://www.ksl.com/a...listing/1487207

 

Thanks guys!



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 10:55 AM

That looks great, imo I would get a skinnier front bumper instead of no bumper but it looks great. Take some pics without so much glare from the sun and I'll make it one of my desktops at work!

 

:)

 

tenouttaten!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's some new not iPhone photos. I have a few more I'll upload later. This car is for sale and price has dropped a little. Hit me up with offers! 



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 11:19 AM

Nice pictures! Now I know why people want the 4WD front valences, they have much smaller bumper mount cutouts.



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 11:04 AM

Wanna trade for a CRX? Rust free, doesnt leak a drop of oil, daily driven.

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I can return it to stock as well if you would prefer, I have all the OEM parts.



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Posted 22 July 2014 - 10:37 AM

Wanna trade for a CRX? Rust free, doesnt leak a drop of oil, daily driven.

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10415624_3247794755092_88751574913443581

 

I can return it to stock as well if you would prefer, I have all the OEM parts.

 

Sorry man. I'm need to pay off debt or else I wouldn't be parting with it.



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Posted 23 July 2014 - 02:24 PM

 

 

thought I'd add just a couple more.



#23 AWD J3wman

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 10:57 AM

Oh so you add more pics just to tease me... I see how it is. :P



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:27 PM

Price drop. $5,750. Make me an offer!



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Posted 05 August 2014 - 12:34 PM

Car is on ebay with 4 hours left!







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