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  • welske's Avatar
    04-18-2019, 09:14 PM
    welske replied to a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    Thanks Murd. Good point on the carb. Again - all you guys out there are really, really helpful.
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    04-18-2019, 04:39 PM
    welske replied to a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    Maybe one more question - when other people upgraded to 3/8" lines, did they replace the fuel pickup? If so, with what? In this case the Holley Red...
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    04-18-2019, 03:49 PM
    welske replied to a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    Dang - I need this club. No one else will let me into theirs. I guess that means I need to pick up a filter and another fuel pickup. As far as...
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    04-18-2019, 11:49 AM
    Keep it up Earl! After a bout with acute pancreatitis a couple months ago, I've come to conclude there is no sentence that pancreas goes in that...
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    04-18-2019, 11:13 AM
    welske replied to a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    You guys are a big help! One thing I really like about this whole endeavor is how it is such a personal build where everyone can do it how they...
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    04-17-2019, 07:56 AM
    That does help! Great info! Thanks! And the picture you included looks just like how I have it mounted, so I appreciate that you took the time...
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    04-17-2019, 07:50 AM
    welske replied to a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    Thanks all! Yep, a mechanical fuel pump - but based on that: Does that mean that I should remove the filter that was included in the kit? I did...
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    04-16-2019, 11:45 PM
    welske started a thread fuel line help in Roadster
    Hey all, (apologies in advance for another fuel line routing thread) I have an MKIV complete kit - planning on a 302 based carb engine with...
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    04-16-2019, 10:40 PM
    Finally - we installed the fuel tank. A small issue here is that the strap loop is too small to simply slide in the bolt. We threaded it in. ...
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    04-16-2019, 10:24 PM
    The steering column went in next. Just a couple things about that - this is one of the places where the new manual outshines the old manual and at...
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    04-16-2019, 10:12 PM
    We also tackled the power steering rack. The issues here were tool/muscle-power based. We found that while I have a number of tools to press in/out...
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    04-16-2019, 09:57 PM
    The pedal box was installed during this month as well. It was easy enough based on the manual but there were a few hitches that sort of caught us up...
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    04-16-2019, 09:39 PM
    Next we did a little panel installation - trying to get the hang of working with them. While I liked the idea of powder coating the panels, I...
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    04-16-2019, 09:13 PM
    The rear end (3 link, complete kit Moser) went in next. The only thing (that I know of) that needed to be done to the rear end was fill it with gear...
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    04-16-2019, 08:55 PM
    The next step was to POR some of the bare metal pieces. When I inventoried I marked the inventory as I went with some extra notes on things I...
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    04-16-2019, 08:42 PM
    Continued from above... The second thing is, again, to read the directions. There is a single sentence in the manual that has a lot of meaning...
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    04-16-2019, 08:27 PM
    As far as the UCA, LCA, shocks, and spindles there are probably two things I'd note from my experience. If you have the right tools, this one is not...
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    04-16-2019, 08:20 PM
    About a month ago C and I finished up the basic front end suspension build up. We even rolled the chassis outside and took advantage of some sweet...
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    04-16-2019, 08:15 PM
    I figured I'd update the build thread since I haven't in about a month. Lots going on around here... The engineer in me wants to make sure this...
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    04-16-2019, 10:15 AM
    Again, thanks for the replies gents!!! I think I'll stop with the aluminum where I am. We put in the fuel tank yesterday, so at this point it...
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    04-15-2019, 11:11 AM
    Thanks for the reply. That is exactly the sort of information I'm looking for. I've had to drill out a few rivets and agree, not hard and not fun...
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    04-15-2019, 09:38 AM
    Oh yeah, Sorry - I need to get one of those nice signatures with the build information... In short - MKIV complete kit. Still thinking through...
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    04-15-2019, 09:17 AM
    Hey all, We are where the pedal box aluminum and much of the cockpit aluminum are to go on now. We mocked up, removed and painted, and then...
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  • jeffhelms56's Avatar
    04-07-2019, 04:00 AM
    Thanks for the input. I’m inclined after all the feedback to PC both sides and undercoat the tire side of the guards. Jeff
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    04-01-2019, 05:35 PM
    Just the front ones...right?
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    04-01-2019, 07:34 AM
    Thanks Murd. I’m gonna go with PC on the back side of the front guards and rubberized undercoating on the rest. I wanted to make sure that all of...
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    03-30-2019, 04:05 PM
    Maybe someone who has used both can comment. I’ve read that the bed liner can be hard to keep clean.
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    03-30-2019, 04:03 PM
    That’s what I needed to know. I’m going with the “visible” only approach. Thanks Paul
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    03-30-2019, 12:25 PM
    Trying to finalize my items for powder coat so that I can drop them off next week. Are the splash guards visible such that I need to powder coat...
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    03-29-2019, 08:53 PM
    jeffhelms56 replied to a thread Retirement Day! in Roadster
    Thanks to everyone for the kind words. The day at work was pretty routine except it being the last one!!! Looking forward to sharing the build...
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