My 1972 Gen2 build

Discussion in 'Pre-1975 Build-Up/Project Threads' started by jetas, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. KS.ID

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    Nice pictures! There is a 4th gen pickup in the background too ;)

    I actually had a 620 before I got my Yota. Both are great! But Datsun’s definitely have more of a following and I felt like getting parts was a little easier.

    IMO though, the design on the “Rocket Hilux” (ロケハイ) has crisp lines and overall sharper styling
     
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    I did notice that 4th gen. It was super clean looking from where i was seeing it.
     
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    Small update, dropped the truck off at an upholstery shop earlier today. Getting a vinyl bed cover made. Hoping they can have it done before the end of the day, owner of the shop said he was expecting to receive the material early today so we will see how it goes
     
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    What kind of cover? The snap on button style?
     
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    Yes sir.
     
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    Do those get battens in them? Or is it just tension that prevents them from flapping in the wind?
     
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    The snaps keep enough tension on the material to keep it from flapping around. Im also going to be adding a couple of adjustable cross braces across the top of the bed to keep the cover from sagging in the middle. I dont need to worry too much about water pooling up on the bed cover as the truck is always garaged so it should be fine
     
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    Finally got my truck back yesterday. Took the guy 4 days to finish the cover.. each day was another excuse as to why it wasnt done. Im happy i have the bed covered up now just frustrating how long it took

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    Please dont mind the mess in my garage
     
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