Tagged: Move

KKITP show 2014


I went to a car show in the MOVE today, it was local and was for Kei cars, everyone was welcome in anything they turned up in but the focus is Kei Cars. As expected the MOVE didn’t win any prizes for “Best Presented”, but then I know no one...



Meet Rambo Just need to sort gearbox kick down cable before the weekend and the car is 100 % sorted… Now just looking at wheels as the thimbles on Rambo are a bit thin!!!

P650OBA engine swap 2014


Well the engine has been swapped in the MOVE, its taken all day yesterday and my body is wrecked. Its not all over yet, as all the harnesses and water pipes need putting back on. That is todays task, but not just yet as I need a coffee and some...

160J in the air

It runs

Well the Datsun 160J is now running ands seems to be fine bar a tune up…. Its now been left to cool down, to see if it Varnishes up again. It needs to cool down completely as thats when the crap in the fuel (we think fuel) is varnishing up...

Datsun 160J 1800cc engine

Oil seals and Old Datsun’s

Why is it that every webpage in the world has got it all wrong when it comes to oil seals for The Daihatsu Move? I ask for a Front crank oil seal and what I keep getting is a Camshaft oil seal. All I want is the one that goes...

P650OBA engine rebuild

Move engine rebuild

Today in the post arrived 85% of the gaskets and seals needed to re assemble the engine for the Move. I got straight to it after work. First up, change the rear crank oil seal for the new one. Next fit new valve guide seals to the head. Fit a...

P650OBA strip down


Its been a terrible day here, water all over the place, mainly coming down from the sky. But the sun did come out of the clouds around 2pm, so I used the time to start the stripping down the Move in order to get the engine out. To say this...


Moving on up

Right well I ordered all the parts to replace the old oil seals on the Move engine, alas it does involve removing the engine, which in all respects was the last possible thing I wanted to do, but it leaks so much oil now I have have no choice. Luckily...