I kept the 6 pin connection in the engine bay but tucked it away up and out of sight. this way I could disconnect and remove, if something ever happened to the fitech, without the need to pass the connection through the aluminum. I then have the wires that are from the other side of the 6 pin plug which go to the fuel pump relay, fan control, ignition, etc; integrated into a split loom that I put through the pass-through hole which is shared with the rear harness. Then those particular wires are separated to their needed location within the ds footbox area.
The controller plug ins hang loose under the air cleaner. If i ever need to run and drive it while checking the controller, I can close the hood over the cable and keep my eye on the screen. But that has never come up. I keep the controller in a box in the trunk.
I'm thinking about doing over-riders in the place of the quick jacks, but I have no problem with the quick jacks either. I'm thinking the over-riders might just look a bit more finished, though I like the historical aspect of the quick jacks.
What do you guys think?
Stewart Transport delivered my kit yesterday to Bruce Chervanek in PA last night at 5PM. Now the fun begins as he transforms in into a very accurate looking 289 FIA.
Here is a partial list of the modifications he will make
- Fiberglass footboxes like the originals
- Fiberglass trunk pan like...
Body is off now for bulb seal and some final work. About to remount body soon for last fit ups (windshield and wipers) and was wondering if anyone had any pics on how to install these.
Can I bolt the brackets in now with the body off before I try to fit the windshield or do I need to fit the...
I know this is happening all over the cold weather regions. But still had to post. We had our first Michigan snow a few days ago. Don't think they salted the roads, but temps are now regularly in the 30's and the outlook doesn't look any better. So time to accept reality that the driving season...
I am more than willing to put a 4 post lift in my garage. I'm 90 percent sure it will work. The garage door may have to be reworked.
I want to review my options.
The 4 post seems the best for storage. But looking at a recent post Edwardb had a two post for storage.
What's the main concern...
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