Here we go! This is an exclusive NICOclub.com build thread for Barry Brown's 1979 Datsun 620 Gasser. This truck has been a few years in the making but this year he plans to have her running!
Some members may know some of Barry's other work.
1986 Stadium Racing Tribute Truck
The Bonneville Datsun Salt Flat Racer 620
The Hot Wheels Datsun 510 (Formerly the 2005 Grassroots Challenge Cannonball Datsun) with Brock Yates Cannonball Challenger engine built by Cotton Owens.
The Eliminator III (Barry is on the right)
Needless to say this 'ball buster' never rests. This is what happens when the coffee in the pot at Riters Restorations in East Rochester, NY is ready to drink.
Blessed by Ohio George himself!
Start with a 1979 Datsun 620 Regular Cab
Drop in a Chevy v8
Build a custom floor
Weld in the solid front axle- gasser style!
Give it a gasser stance.
And that's how it has been while Barry worked on other projects. After a short stint in Rallycross Barry renewed his interest in the project and the pictures I am about to post are within the last 2 months of working on it.
Hands involved include: