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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by SweaterVest » Jun Mon 09, 2014 11:30 pm

Well the engine isn't in it right now. I pulled the whole wiring harness a while back and I'm just starting to reassemble it. So it's hard to tell if anything is working or not yet

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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by benno3231 » Jun Sat 14, 2014 12:09 pm

I can take some pictures of my 96 passat vr fuse block and see if i can find those connections of you want.
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by SweaterVest » Jul Thu 24, 2014 9:52 am

I think I have everything I need to install my VR. Pulled the pressure plate and my flywheel looked real bad. I for got that I lost first in my last tranny and started in second for like a week. So I ordered a clutch kit (I should have listened to Jason sooner) resurfaced my fly wheel. Some where along the line I seem to have misplaced my shifter bushing so I'm going to try some billet bushings from verdict motor sports and I also got a rear wiper arm delete kit from them. Mine has never worked and I never felt like I needed to fix it. I also ordered some headers and exhaust wrap.
Image shinny fly wheel, shifter bushings, rear wiper delete
Image exhaust all wrapped up. this was far more time consuming than I expected. Took me about three hours and 50' of 2" wrap.
Image My engine with all the parts installed and painted.

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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by benno3231 » Jul Thu 24, 2014 10:10 am

Looks awesome. did you rebuild your engine or just clean it up?
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by MT-Getto » Jul Thu 24, 2014 12:45 pm

Heck yeah!
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by SweaterVest » Jul Mon 28, 2014 8:28 am

I just cleaned it up and resealed a lot if things

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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by MT-Getto » Jul Mon 28, 2014 8:37 am

That's a nice pallet jack ;)
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by SweaterVest » Jul Mon 28, 2014 8:40 am

Under that car cover is my bosses Porsche 930 turbo. But the jack is pretty sweet too lol

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volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by SweaterVest » Aug Sun 17, 2014 9:22 pm

So I got my VR in the car. Not running yet but it's a step in the right direction. Image
One of the most frustrating days of working in my car ever! My heater core ended up breaking the outlet off when I hooked up a heater hose. Image
Then I tried to take my wheel off. The adapters I have to run my shooters one of the studs spun so I couldn't remove the nut. I ended up drilling it and splitting the nut off the stud. After spending two hours removing my wheel I decided to call it a day. Image
One of these days I will have a project that goes smooth. I lost a lot of enthusiasm for working on my car today.

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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Post by benno3231 » Aug Tue 19, 2014 1:19 pm

Don't lose hope. just bypass the heater core for now maybe
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