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bigbore
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:21 pm    Post subject: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

Iam refurbishing a 1980 vanagon revi and it came to me in quit a state they had threw away the FI and had a carb on it and it run (sort of) it had NO I mean zero oil pressure I got it to it and someone had put type 1 pump gears into the type 4 pump well there not long enough to engage the cam anyway the engine is all rebuilt tin all looking pretty I got a FI setup and I am pluming it but the Bentley is not showing routing of the vac lines and how the harness lays on the engine I mostly know where things go but Iam anal and would like to see a stock engine bay any out there?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

I have a 1980 with an (almost) stock engine bay. I'll grab a picture and toss it up here shortly.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

This should help a bit:

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Go visit Ratwell's site for more pictures and individual shots.
http://www.ratwell.com/technical/VacuumHoses.html
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

thanks that helps aliitle but that's a bus and I have one of those here in the shop. where the lines (and harness) go I know its how they lay in the engine bay so it needs to be a vanagon.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

Yep, that's the place. Thought I'd throw in these.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Air cooled engine bay Reply with quote

Thanks that is helpful right there.
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