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Old 07-06-2012, 08:54 PM   #51
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its not that bad the ep3 is worse! lol
Have you replaced a clutch yet? There is a bolt that goes to the starter motor from the transmission side.. It also goes to a ground and a bracket.. That bitch... 2 ing hours to get that thing on.. cuz its in a place where you cant really reach it.




Update:

The pretty stuff is on and bolted tight. It wiggles a bit though, so i want to get some sort of bracket to really make that thing solid tight.



To do list is still scary long though:

Turbo Oil Line In
- remove/cut ignition coil bracket
- Get Fitting & plumbers tape

Dipstick
- Stock doesn't fit?

Injectors
-install em

Exhaust
- Get old bolts out
- Replace bolts & Nuts
- Get cat and flexpipe back up and bolted on
- replacement gaskets?

Boost Controller
- Install boost controller unit (where to install?)
- Run cables to cabin
- hook up electronic controller in cabin

Boost Gauge

-run cable to cabin
-hook up power to gauge for lighting

Wideband Gauge

-Run cables to cabin
-hook up power to gauge harness

Catch Can

- find a place where it fits.

Final Parts

-Install axles and hubs
-Install suspension
-Wheels
-Firewire cable for datalog to SCT
-Battery
-Gauge Pod
-Bumper/headlights/grille

Then its tune time!
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:44 AM   #52
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Ya I have that ground isnt bad to do at all


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Old 07-08-2012, 08:05 PM   #53
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Got some more work done today.. made the list significantly smaller..

-Wideband is installed, cable has been run, but I still need to hook up to power for gauge.
-New Dipstick installed
-Exhaust is up and in
-Battery is back on.
-Waiting on fitting to finish the oil-line install


I need to research more about hooking up the boost controller. Im not quite sure how it all goes together yet, so ive been watching youtube videos left and right. I still need to install the wastegate.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:40 PM   #54
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sounds legit..
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:23 PM   #55
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Gauges are In and operational!

All that is left is boost controller, axle, suspension and wheels!


I still need to do a timing belt, but ill just take it to a shop.
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:40 PM   #57
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I think this thread needs a few sexy pictures.. I am here to oblige:




Whats left you say?

-Final Boost controller hookup
-Intake Filter
-Transmission Fluid
-Oil
-Final Inspection
-First Startup and Tuning.


Tomorrow I expect to have all of that done.
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Looks awesome Richard. Glad you got it done man.
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not quite done yet.. but hopefully tomorrow will be the day
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:29 PM   #60
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Engine bay is done.. finally. Im going to go over it tomorrow for a final check.


All that is left is the boost controller unit. I need to wire it to some power, and find a decent place to mount it where it wont get in the way and is easy to access.


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