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Old 09-04-2012, 09:54 PM   #749
pyr0b0y
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Originally Posted by RBDesigns View Post
Hope you get a spot at SEMA......
Shooting for Toyo.....

Just wanted to post up what I started on today to clean up the engine bay.

I started by undoing my current fuel fittings




To get the fittings off the back of the fuel rail, I needed to take off the fuel rails, and realized I loaned my hex tools to my friend! So I was at a standstill. One thing I've never been happy with is the heater hoses, so those came off the engine and I figured that I wanted to route them out of sight; took measurements and got some more tubing ordered today.

Also I didn't care for the look of the EVAP solenoid or line, so those got taken off and will be mounted next to the computer.

I also removed the methanol tank and will be sanding it down a little a spraying it black.


I'm also rewrapping some of the electrical lines with heat shrink to give it a cleaner look.


I also removed the intake tube and will be removing the powdercoat. I plan on polishing it to a shine, if I run into issues I'll just have it powdercoated black.


Tomorrow I'll be finishing up the fuel lines, then will work on rewrapping the electrical wires in harness tape and heatshrink.

I also ordered some more fittings to redo the water vapor line and the hose that connects to the radiator!

There's just more and more that I want to do!

Thanks for the writeup Nathan; it's been a HUGE help already!
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