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HAH! I just came to post that. Nice work man, I can't even keep up with the updates, let alone that work rate!

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 No that's a bit harsh, I think it will be a sweet wee car just a tad over it. Look forward to throwing it back together and watching tv after work instead, fiddling in the weekends

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Just my 2c,

this car (along with every other 1200 I've ever seen) seems to have the axle offset a but more towards the drivers side. (It must have been a jigging fuck up, cos they all seem to have it) so before you declare the old girl ready for colour, make sure your wheels of choice are a happy fit on the drivers side first. There was a bit (might have been one of my talentless attempts at a repair) that used to rub on that side even with a 185/60/13 on those 5.5 inch Tridens. (Hence why I often ran those yucky R33 wheels)

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Every 1200 I have owned (3 from quick memory test) had the drivers side rear wheel issue.

Looks like this ol Datsun stalwart is getting the treatment she needed. That is some super fast work!

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Funny you all mention that, as I was finishing the passengers sill tonight and putting a sheet over the rear wheel I though wooo this one has heaps of room! 

The drivers outer clears but the inner I admit I hadn't checked. As Bart said, there were scuff marks on the inner.

i seem to recall Escorts do the same, perhaps it's the joys of leaf springs or the lowering blockage of, which chooches them?

i have a couple of leads on the chrome boot garnish, which I though would be the hardest to find of all the deluxe badges n attachments.

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There must be a good reason, the samurai has both axles offset to the right

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It makes it a cunt to fit 185/60/13 in there. I'd weld up the locator holes in the spring pad and redrill them.

I remembered today I think I have a b210 sway bar for it too Josh. They're a bit thicker.

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The front mount ones are different on the b210.s.

If I still have that sway bar, I know where it will be. Right now that's hugely overgrown with massive thistle plants. But I'm slowly working my way in there.

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I'm dying to see this all fresh and red! It'll look awesome with those gold wheels too.

Best save ever. 

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