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'76 Datsun Laurel (c130)

Discussion in 'Non Renault projects' started by roddy21t, Feb 10, 2014.

Discuss '76 Datsun Laurel (c130) in the Non Renault projects area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

  1. roddy21t

    roddy21t Well-Known Member

    Something different from a Renault ...


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    Last edited: Aug 22, 2014
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  2. Adey

    Adey Staff Member

    One sexy looking Datsun
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  3. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Wow, what a cool project! Certainly didn't expect to see anything about a Datsun Laurel on here! :) Did the Cedric replace that?

    That picture of the windscreen scuttle prior to restoration made me chuckle, looks like there wasn't left much holding the windscreen in at that point!! Fair play that it carried you all the way home when you purchased it! :)
  4. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Jesus Christ was there any metal left at all? What a job to take on, fair play matey! Loving the piccy with the 21 lurking in the garage in the background hahaha thats epic!
  5. roddy21t

    roddy21t Well-Known Member

    The Cedric ran along side the Laurel but was more an upmarket car. The 3rd and especially the 4rth generation Cedrics are lovely looking motors with beautiful lines.
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  6. roddy21t

    roddy21t Well-Known Member

    lol ... its does look that way eh ! ... I'll be chucking on some underseal and wax oil in the near future.
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  7. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    Looking great Roddy, although your wallet must be burst lol.
  8. roddy21t

    roddy21t Well-Known Member

    The Bank of Roddy is officially closed Daz ...
  9. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    Does that mean the 21 goes un-finished?

    Is the Datsun now fully road legal?
  10. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    You have certainly saved her from the scrapper mate, that rot looked bad, the guys must have worked real hard to get it back into shape.

    You will be delighted when you can fire her up, and take her out a long cruise.

    Same with the 21, didn't realise that was actually ready!

    When are you on/offshore, I can pop over with the old MG ZS diesel daily driver and check them out?
  11. TNT Mr Raider

    TNT Mr Raider Well-Known Member

    Sweet project mate, - bet parts are hard to source for this?
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  12. jimmyturbo

    jimmyturbo Well-Known Member

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  13. Turbjj

    Turbjj Well-Known Member

    Wow, nice work!
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  14. TNT Andy

    TNT Andy Well-Known Member

    Epicly great - I love a classic Datsun, takes me back to my childhood. Loads of the local asians used to drive Datsuns until they dropped. And in Rochdale in the 70's and 80's - they where everywhere.

    Hats off to a remarkable save.
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