The Datsun 260c has had a few panels coated in Satin Black 3M liquid wrap and it has come up looking great! This is a bit of an experiment to see how the Plastidip-esque paint stands up to everyday use on a car and what sort of finish is achievable with a spray can, but […]
The muffler on the Barber Precision 260c was completely rusted out so, to give the car a unique sound, we decided to fabricate a custom stainless muffler from scratch. All the parts were cut from tube or plasma cut from stainless plate. The outer housing is a piece of large bore pipe to cut down […]
A new brake master cylinder has been fitted and bled, now the brakes work as they should. The door jams have been painted with epoxy anti-rust paint. The colour is a good match for the black chosen for the rest of the car. The next step is to finish the rust repairs on the rest […]
The rust in the bonnet has been cut out and patched with new metal; the front of the sills have also had patch panels installed. OneSteel Zincanneal panels have been used to provide galvanic protection against future rust. The next step in the restoration will be the welding up of a few small holes in […]
The interior of the Datsun 260c is coming back together. It has all been re-coloured black where necessary and the new black carpet is going in.
The fuel tank in the 1976 Datsun 260c has been treated with rust remover and a sealer product which, when dry, will stop the tank from deteriorating again. All that is now required is to install a new fuel pickup and put the tank back in the car.