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PostPosted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Ready to be connected
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Rice meets sauerkraut
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Removed the old nasty cv axles
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In with the new

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:11 am    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Removed the old mounts..........dont think I will ever need to buy washers again ha wtf
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

mock up of the engine carrier before I put the engine in

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Mounts drilled
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Installation
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Time for a beer
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Nice! The easy part is done! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

So it has been a while since I last posted,here is why.......

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So the PO installed an ac unit up front and that is not going to work with a radiator sooooooo....I went to remove it....

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First off the jack was welded on to the front hitch so I had to cut it off just to remove the bumper........then

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He welded a nipple on after installing the ac and welded it 3/4 around essentially blocking the unit from coming off.........then
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

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Rot.... there was no barrier inbetween the ac and the metal underneath so all the condensation rusted it away........

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This is a safety issue and I cant pass it up and continue with the engine swap. So I cut out the rot and spent the next few weekends trying to teach myself to weld....

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It came out decent but more importantly the metal is solid so now I can continue
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

The gas tank I pulled out had rust in the bottom and new ones are cheap so I got a new tank and put all new seals in

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The filler neck was also rusted so I put it in an ultrasonic bath. All the rust is gone and threw some paint on it

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Also I got new wheels Smile

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Stock forester fuel filter mounted along with my coolant reservoir

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

This is looking sweet!!!🤙 Love the rocky mtn suby kit too🎉
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Little progress while I wait on parts.
Back to the original fuel pump and a generic inlet filter.

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Routed return line

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Yokohama Geolander 215/65r16
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Mounted fuel pump

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Ran a new throttle cable
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Scooby-gets-a-suby Reply with quote

Inner cv joined along with the VSS ring

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Along with a new slave cylinder

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