[Es2] my 20vt project
mike at uncutproducts.com
Wed Oct 6 10:13:36 EDT 2004
Any clue as to how the aan harness compares to the 3B? I'm collecting parts & am trying to decide on aan or 3b. Any insight would help immensely. Thanks. Mike
> From: David Kase <davekase at pdqlocks.com>
> Subject: Re: [Es2] my 20vt project
> Sent: 06 Oct 2004 11:11:29
> 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),
> Dave Kase
> 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
> >appreciated. Thanks.
> >Rick in Ohio
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