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    31-03-2020, 11:19 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Between other projects and the grand kids here I didn't get much done. I did however managed to get the AC unit mounting bracket semi made.
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    31-03-2020, 01:25 AM
    post 4b second method to installing shift rod end second method uses a laser level Again the rod is placed in the vice and I found a rod...
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    31-03-2020, 01:09 AM
    Part 4a with the rod now cut to length its time to start putting it all together. As Phill stated its critical to get the two ends lined up...
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    30-03-2020, 04:07 PM
    I purchased what I thought would be a new shift rod from a major VW company about a year ago, knowing that I would have to do this modification...
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    30-03-2020, 01:00 AM
    Part 2 Next I located the spot where the new shifter will go. This was done with dash, seats, center console installed all in there proper...
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    30-03-2020, 12:18 AM
    Shifter was relocated 241mm(9.5inches)back. My height is 1803mm(5 feet 11 inches) My seats have adjustable rack, adjustable distance and fold...
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    29-03-2020, 01:16 AM
    As promised here is part 1 of relocating the shift lever. Just for your information this is the second relocating of the shift lever. First time...
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    29-03-2020, 12:47 AM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Didn't get any PM If you posted it on the Sterling site I very rarely log onto the site and messages are not emailed to me. Web site says access...
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    28-03-2020, 12:23 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    As you recall I posted in the transmission section asking if there was anyone interested in seeing it done. I got a couple of posts offering...
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    27-03-2020, 02:38 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I ordered the parts for the modification about a year ago, knowing that it would have to be done after The new dash and console were made, so it was...
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    27-03-2020, 12:10 AM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Got the gear lever relocated and started to mount the HVAC unit.
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    24-03-2020, 10:34 PM
    Since everything is on lock down here because of the virus my out door projects have been put on hold. Trying to conserve money until this thing...
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    21-03-2020, 03:39 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Got the rough mock up of the new bezel(trim, cover)for the HVAC controls made.
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    21-03-2020, 03:31 PM
    Brett replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Well if its not available there's not much you can do about that. Sometimes I don't realize how good I got it. The welding supply companies here...
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    20-03-2020, 07:21 PM
    Brett replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Your right I don't spend $120USD on a bottle, I spend $148USD for a bottle of 75/25(argon/CO2). Depending on how much welding I do it will last over...
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    19-03-2020, 09:21 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Now your starting to get into micro management.:laugh::laugh: I've been nice and left you alone on your choice of welders, haven't I??:whistling:...
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    19-03-2020, 02:01 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    No issues. I like how the bezel(cover, trim) of the control follows the curvature of the dash. That will make things easier when it comes to...
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    19-03-2020, 12:59 AM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Yup! I wasn't expecting it to be that easy. This control panel is a little larger than the other one I had but I think I can still make it fit in...
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    18-03-2020, 02:30 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    You are 100% right. I started thinking about that and the EIS has CAN routed into it. So if the EIS isn't connected to the system then the system...
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    16-03-2020, 01:33 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    You may have helped more than you know IF the system thinks the ignition is in the off position then maybe I need to get the EIS module and wire it...
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    14-03-2020, 04:38 AM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Not much change was needed on the console Yes I went with the newer version. It fit better and the vent is at a better angle for matching into the...
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    13-03-2020, 10:42 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Well it rained again today and we all know what that means:whistling::whistling::confused1::confused1:... I get to work on the car...
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    12-03-2020, 01:14 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Thanks for the clarification. I'm not familiar with the system (as you can tell)and any info about it will be greatly appreciated. That explains...
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    11-03-2020, 01:22 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    I always find it interesting how different countries(or even different regions of countries) call the same part by different names. I worked in the...
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    10-03-2020, 11:37 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Had another rainy day here so I spent some time on the car. Today I focused on seeing if I could get the HVAC system to work with no CAN...
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