Today's lesson learned - the rear sway bar has to go on before the rear K member, there's just no room for it to go in after. Side room may be an issue too. I need to pull the springs off and check the full range of travel.
I couldn't help but notice the fuel cell. What are the dimensions ? I might have that exact cell sitting here at home. It is brand new. I don't know if Mark includes it or not but I would sell it pretty cheap.
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I found my missing sprocket! Just in time, I was about to go buy one. It was in the little red compartment box under the grey roll-around bench. I must have 2 hours into looking for it, does that count as 'build time'? :-)
I'm on hold with the engine waiting for a rear main seal, so I started working on electrical. Here's what I've come up with so far...
Here's where I decided to mount the power distribution box. It needs 2 wires extended to the plug on the distrib box, and a large gauge wire to the alternator/starter.
Note I've also decided to mount the charcoal canister up here. It's near the tank (where VW intended it), and I need the space Michael chose to mount my coolers. It mounts to the bottom and top horizontal fuel cell braces, I need to build the top bracket for it still.
Here's the driver's side of the front end wiring harness. I stripped the harness wrap to move the distribution box, yuk what a gooey mess! PB Blaster does a good job of removing the goo. I circled 2 connectors that need to be extended, one to the dist box, and the other to the engine harness out back. Did you guys need to extend this one to the engine harnesss, too?
It will all be wrapped up again in harness wrap and mounted properly before I'm done, of course.
Just out of curiousity, how are you running your coolant lines? Most everyone is sending them right through where you are mounting the canister. I'm not saying your wrong because I want to see alternatives.
The new radiator is in and the fuel lines are run to the rear.
The coolant lines are going to the drivers' side down and around the fuel cell to the tunnel. I bought another upper radiator flange to use on the bottom to point it straight back instead of angling over.
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