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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #243 on: October 13, 2017, 08:03:55 PM »
Good job on insulating the terminals with the shrink tubing.  If you like, check my post in "Electrical" on the terminals that come with shrink already incorporated into the terminals.

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01 thanks!  I saw the terminals in the hardware store, but I have a few male and female and shrink tube around, that I would like to use first...dont want to bust the budget on this build and buy more :LL:

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #242 on: October 13, 2017, 01:26:03 PM »
Good job on insulating the terminals with the shrink tubing.  If you like, check my post in "Electrical" on the terminals that come with shrink already incorporated into the terminals.

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #241 on: October 12, 2017, 09:46:56 PM »
Was just going to put the relays next to the battery in the rear trunk?  ::scratch

Or put up under by the frame member?  ::scratch

Upgrading the Radiator wiring for possible HO spal fans if need be.

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #240 on: October 12, 2017, 09:38:47 PM »
More exciting stuff  ;)

Decided on different relay so they all looked the same ::toothy

Shrink tubing, Strip wire, Crimp female connector, more shrink, tubing apply heat.

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #239 on: October 12, 2017, 09:32:24 PM »
Try to get something done everyday in the limited amount of time available :D

Made a fiberglass tray for back trunk area. 

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #238 on: October 11, 2017, 07:56:49 PM »
Not much progress been down with some flu bug and slowly getting back at it.

Had the radiators in and out a few times and noticed some funky wiring on the rear side marker lights..... REDO :o

Driver side had one set of crimp connectors the passenger side two sets.  Removed all three and rewired.

Have the feeling this process will be repeated again and again and again ::toothy


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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #237 on: October 04, 2017, 08:44:36 PM »
bought new engine mounts.  A more accurate bar size is 1.5 x 2 and 1/8 inch thick.

Not sure if these upper mounts are necessary, as the engine and trans are secured by 3 mounts on the cradle.

Now just need to prep for paint, weld into car and paint

onward!
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #236 on: October 04, 2017, 08:39:07 PM »
with the fieroROG cradle mounts for the engine and transmission the engine moved from the original position by 2 to 2.5 inches to the passenger side.  That was not the only problem it also moved the engine to the rear by about an inch.

The original bar was a massive 1/4 thick 2x2  tube!! It weighed a ton!! ;D
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #235 on: October 04, 2017, 07:51:15 PM »
Got the two puller fans wired up.  The sensor kit had the relay etc,

Onward!!


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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #234 on: October 03, 2017, 07:56:33 PM »
One small step for the Simple Man, and one small step for man kind!  :LL:

Tranny cooler done

one Fan down 4 to go! Using this fuse block to run all my fans.

Ever get done doing something and wonder what happened to your hand?    ::scratch

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #233 on: October 02, 2017, 12:48:20 PM »
woo hoo, parts!! :drool

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #232 on: October 01, 2017, 09:41:30 PM »
Spent some time prepping rusted metal for por15,  All previous metal work done on the car by prior owner had a nice patina of rust & dirt. 

 Added mounting points for tail lights.

Push Pull Radiator fans.

Exciting stuff, I know!   ::)
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #231 on: September 27, 2017, 09:50:27 PM »
yeah man it all takes at least twice as long and costs 4x as much

Quit tracking time and $ in February  ::toothy

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #230 on: September 27, 2017, 04:05:37 PM »
yeah man it all takes at least twice as long and costs 4x as much

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #229 on: September 23, 2017, 10:14:08 PM »
Super nice day out!! got a lot of things done around the house  ;D Was able to squeeze in some time on the REDO and get another thing off the list.

welded up, painted &  installed the trans cooler. However was foiled as I needed a 3/16 to 3/8 fitting to hook up the lines to the transmission.