ZCar Rear Suspension Rebuild

Complete Tear Down



DatsunJackedUpNoRearClose

DatsunJackedUpNoRearGarage

DatsunOldR180

RearSpringBefore

ShaftWithBrokenUJoint

UnderCarBefore

UnderCarNoRear

WheelWellAfter

WheelWellBefore

WheelWellNoSuspension
The Dissassembly went pretty easily. I even managed to knock out the retaining pin on the passenger side rear control arm without much drama. BUT, the Driver's side is still in. I took it to two separate machine shops, the first one managed to move it a half inch, the second refused to try. Still working on that. I was amazed to see that one of the U-Joints was completely toasted. More to come soon....

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