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Old January 1st, 2012, 06:51 PM   #41
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Here's some photo's not in any order.
New wiring to the starter.. main + cable to batt. and the smaller ones are solenoid and alternator feed

Soldering up some new battery cables

Guy I worked with at Roush modified the VW engine badge for me..

Body harness Laid in.. Obviously not all terminated or secured at that point.. though it is now.

Box o' new parts

4.3 v6 in a beetle..

Relays wired in the Superduty upfitter switches for head lights and overhead warning light.



AND DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THE HELL THIS THING IS..
The only wires coming out of it go into the fuse block wiring. The small black end has 2 very small bulbs inside it like it might be infrared or something the donor truck had a mechanical speedo and cluster. green part says AC (Ac delco OLD logo) and the little black part says TRW
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Old January 1st, 2012, 08:25 PM   #42
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Glad to see this thing getting some attention.
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Old January 12th, 2012, 11:38 AM   #43
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SO for the 1st time in 8 yrs the Engine came to life. After fixing the fuel leaks.. and correcting some crossed up plug wires..
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Old January 12th, 2012, 11:57 AM   #44
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thats pretty cool!!! I like how you guys made it sit tight to the frame also!!!
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Old January 12th, 2012, 12:47 PM   #45
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thats pretty cool!!! I like how you guys made it sit tight to the frame also!!!
Credit for that goes to my Dad's friend Dan Roux in Fenton.. Him and Dad did the body mounting
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Old February 28th, 2012, 05:10 PM   #46
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well getting closer. Pulled the front diff to lock in the disconnect. replaced leaking oil pan gasket and oil filter adapter housing gaskets and seals. Replaced all 4 ball joints.. got that all put back together yesterday and dad came down today and we built the push bumper. then rolled it out of the garage to finally sweep the floor.
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Old February 28th, 2012, 05:21 PM   #47
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that is a feckin' sick bug! can't wait to see more pics!
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Old February 28th, 2012, 08:04 PM   #48
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Looks good
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Old February 28th, 2012, 08:20 PM   #49
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that is a feckin' sick bug! can't wait to see more pics!
I wouldnt go that far but it's kinda neat to work on
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I don't get it.
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I don't get it.
Post #4 "His intentions are to use it as a push truck at the sprint car races, not realy offroad it".
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Will the headlights shine over the bumper???

Cool lil bug.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 10:22 AM   #53
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Will the headlights shine over the bumper???

Cool lil bug.
im gonna guess about half the beam will make it over.. doesn't really matter since the tracks have lighting for night. and the caution light on top will make sure he's seen. and if he ever uses it for anything else the bumper will be off anyway.
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