[Es2] my project

Ben Klumper bklumper at mdbworld.com
Wed Jan 12 01:49:15 EST 2005

Sounds good Rick. Ask a lot of questions when you get around to the wiring. 
It's still pretty fresh in my head...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Houck" <rhouck at neo.rr.com>
To: <es2 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 9:30 PM
Subject: [Es2] my project

> As Darin says, chatter is light, so I will chime in.
> I spent the last two weekends installing the 3B into my 47k mile project
> coupe . I was starting from almost a bare shell, so I had to install
> everything. Fuel lines went bad just sitting around, even though it has 
> been
> stored inside. I ran new feed and return tubes from fuel filter to engine,
> and adapted to the engine. I used one of the coupe braided hoses to make a
> neater installation.
> I bought new clutch master and slave cylinders and new tranny and engine
> mounts. Figured there will never be an easier time to do these.
> I cut the holes through the firewall, and pulled the harness and battery
> cable through. I installed the entire driveline (except front half shafts)
> including engine and tranny, rear dif, axles, and drive shaft, and routed
> all the underhood wires and hoses to the proper connections. It was nice 
> to
> remove the tags that have been on the harness since I pulled it from the
> donor four years ago. Still need to connect the MAF and canister, and a
> tranny connection. Alternator and coolant pump will come later.
> My job now is to connect the wiring behind the firewall. This, I fear, 
> will
> be the biggest pain of all. Wish me luck.
> Rick in Ohio
> coupe of the big steps finally done
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