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Old 08-10-2012, 08:44 AM   #471
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That would be sweet. I do have some friends that know some stuff about engines, so I could prolly get with them on this.

No work on the car this week, but I did pick up a set of RS front and rear fascias! I sourced everything minus the grilles for the front already! Then I need fender and quarters! I'll worry about mounting later once car is running and new engine done haha.
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:12 PM   #472
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Baby steps man!
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Of course haha...I just wanna buy the RS parts now! I should wait til later unless i see something super cheap on eBay and someone will to ship here.

Anyways, I'd also have to decide to either just repaint the car in silver or change the color to the RS blue that I love. Decisions. but affected by the $ lol.

I have to buy a bunch of fittings again today, fml. Another $110. That SHOULD do it I think. Although I DO need something for the oil pressure and temp gauges. Should I get some T fittings or what should I do for those? I can wait on them I guess and work on it later.
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:16 PM   #474
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Oil pressure I just ran a ferrel fitting from the head and routed the clear tube all the way through the firewall to the gage
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:33 PM   #475
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What is a ferrel fitting? Where in the head exactly did you route it to?
1/8" NPT?
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Ferrel fitting is the little piece that goes inside between two points that connect, to secure a vacuum line for example.
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What is a ferrel fitting? Where in the head exactly did you route it to?
1/8" NPT?
an dyes it is a 1/8 npt ferrel fitting. advance or o reileys has them behind the counter
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Oh, those fittings. I just googled them.

Where in the head did you tap for the sensors?
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Made another pod for another friend...gonna try and knock out the two I need for myself this weekend for oil pressure and temp gauges...





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Love those gage faces. I showed u a picture like 12 pages ago lol. Its on the intake side of the head on the drivers side of the block. Its a lil star pattern bolt u just take out run the ferrel fitting and ur good. I did the same wih my turbo oil feed line as well. But from the exhaust side. Each side has a bolt u can take out. But when u run the oil pressure one u have to cut the leg of of the coil pack to make the ferrel nut fit properly. So instead of four bolts holding it down its only three. WHOOPDIE DOO lol
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