[Es2] my 20vt project
davekase at pdqlocks.com
Wed Oct 6 07:12:32 EDT 2004
I have not yet started my engine swap but have been gathering parts to
do so. In my limited research I think that if you are using a 200TQ
harness you can use the same firewall hole. I believe some of the wires
in the engine compartment end up being a bit too long. You can cut them
down or bundle them as needed to get the right length.
If you are using an S2 harness then you will likely want to cut a new
hole on the driver's side just like the S2.
As for rewiring, I believe you will want to remove the entire harness
and replace it with the 3B harness. I plan to mark where I removed each
connection and transfer that information to the new harness since most
of the wires will be the same.
HTH (at least a little),
Rick Houck wrote:
>I have looked at your 20v turbo conversion web site and followed some of
>your progress on your conversion.
>I have been inquiring about my 20vt (3B) conversion project into a 1990
>quattro, looking for some basic advice on getting started.
>I have always done most of my own work, including engines, transmissions,
>brakes, body, etc. I have had 7 or 8 quattros and still have 5 or 6. I have
>four coupe quattros,
>one 20v coupe for the street, one parts car, one that I transplanted a 10vt
>engine into for track use only, and another that I am starting on now.
>I'm hoping you have a word of advice for me. I am comfortable with the
>issues, but when I started taking out the coupe wiring harness, the mess of
>started worrying me. On your project, how did you start the wiring? My old
>harness has a few wires that I think will be needed, but I am inclined to
>pull out the old one completely and then come back later to add the ones
>needed. Did you start this way, or try to merge the two as you went along? I
>would also like to know if you cut a new hole in the firewall or used the
>original one. If so, where did you locate it?
>Any advice you can provide to help me get started will be greatly
>Rick in Ohio
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