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Old August 30th, 2020, 11:58
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

Got the collector installed, new battery cables done plus a battery disconnect, and made a fusible-link for the alternator. They say now that the Supertrapp muffler is still 2 weeks out.
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Old September 2nd, 2020, 13:01
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

I wanted to try some new 7" sealed beams, so I decided on some Sylvania Zevo's. They are led projector beams, my second choice would have been Trucklites, but they had their own issues so I settled ion the Zevo's.
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Old September 5th, 2020, 10:16
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

I needed a new engine breather and I just happen to have one from my old business. I'm polishing it out and will re-configure the vent locations.
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Old September 5th, 2020, 10:18
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Well that didn't work, so ....
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Old September 17th, 2020, 13:03
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

I finally finished up the breather box and man it looks better than any one the thousands I sold (had to touch up my logo with a dremel). I drilled/tapped and used SS O2 plugs to fill the existing ports up and added the 45* out the bottom. All the guts were gone so I fabbed a new diffusor/separator and cut some new foam.



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Old October 4th, 2020, 08:22
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

I finally received my million dollar muffler that I ordered on the 5th of Aug. Anyway it came with 12 disc's and I installed 6 of them to get started on tuning. I still need to order some SS material to make a hanger but I can get started on the rest.
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Old November 17th, 2021, 17:53
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery again

I left off with it (it's dirty I know) still needing carb and exhaust tuning. Going to get it done this time but at a way higher cost. I decided to go to a serpentine belt set-up, plus I went all-out on the only/most expensive roller rockers! Got some more Super-trapp stuff coming also.


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Old November 17th, 2021, 18:02
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

Looks awesome
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Old November 17th, 2021, 19:42
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

Back in my early years, I built a fairly modded 1970 VW Bug. In recent years, I've thought it would be interesting to Bug build motor with electronic fuel injection and timing, perhaps with a small turbo. Presumably this is already commonly done, but I've not bothered to look.
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Old November 18th, 2021, 05:43
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

FI is available at a Super Premium price! https://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/7075.htm
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Old November 18th, 2021, 06:05
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

If you look at pic #2 in post 15 you will see that I added a O2 bung before I had the collector re-chromed.
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Old November 18th, 2021, 09:57
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FI is available at a Super Premium price! https://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/7075.htm
That's some $$, especially for the turbo version, but at least it looks like a very complete, well thought-out kit. At the same time, I think someone could piece together a less expensive solution using a Megasquirt, AEM, or Haltech. It would be a lot more work through, so the usual trade-off between $$ and time.
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Old November 18th, 2021, 11:04
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I've been thinking about it for 40yrs, one of my first was a '68 FI Squareback! You can use a 4cyl ECU but one of the complications is no water temperature input, you can substitute air temperature but that requires major mapping changes in the ECU.
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Old November 19th, 2021, 09:56
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Re: Dr. Dirt is in surgery

I finished up the serpentine installation, got the 34mm venturi's installed, now I'm waiting on the exhaust tuning parts. I'll get that running before I install the roller rockers(they may require additional work).

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Looks like one Bad Bug.!!
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