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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 03, 2014 06:40PM

More Rats nests!!

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: August 03, 2014 06:55PM

Getting close!

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 03, 2014 08:37PM

Sure as heck doesn't feel like it right now! All I was going to do was wire up one relay to run the efi fuel pump, and leave the whole rest of the system running on the other, previously wired relay, so as to save a bunch of time. Now that I don't have a deadline, I decided to clean up some previous wiring messes that were caused in part because of the original relay location (close to the coil pack), and because I asked for all wires for the safeguard to be 6 feet long, and all wires for the efi/ignition be 6 feet long, and the hall effect sensor wire be 10 feet long- all those wires are way too long. The new plan is to have one relay over at the old location (near the coil pack) for the water injection, and have 4 more located more or less straight up from the starter, mounted next to the SDS box, and the auxiliary fuse box next to the relays. This way my main power feed wire to the relays is only a couple of feet at most, and its relatively easy to get to the fuse box. This is quite a bit different than I had planned, so for a lot of reasons, I have a lot of wires to shorten!!

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 10, 2014 06:01PM

Here's some progress pictures of the wiring project. This corner of the car was the absolute worst mess for so long. I'm glad I finally dealt with this, as there was at least one wire on the manifold air pressure sensor that was ready to break, and did when I was re-arranging and shortening the wires for that. Now it has a very solid connection and has a strain relief, like it should have had when I first installed it.

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 10, 2014 06:09PM

I had never actually "mounted" the map sensor, it had been just zip tied into a ball of wires previously, now I'm going to actually bolt it down to the big
aluminum plate using the small aluminum mount shown just in front of the sensor
in this picture. The big aluminum plate will also eventually be the mounting surface for my water injection and water tank. All of the wires and connectors can't be seen with the water injection stuff installed.

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 10, 2014 06:20PM

There was a lot of wires in here that all had to be shortened 2-4 feet- the gray cables all had 3 wires inside, and theres a heck of a lot of those gray
cables!! the last picture shows the approximate spot where the stack of relays go, just behind the fuse box- there's a body drain plug marking off the spot where the main power feed wire comes in, and is only a couple of feet away from the starter.

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 30, 2014 10:16AM

Here's the mounting plate that the SDS computer, relays and fuse box will be mounting to. I haven't finished the plate for the safeguard yet.

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 30, 2014 10:29AM

It was looking really strange to have the corrugated wire loom on one side, and the black braided kind on the other side, so I replaced it all, and tried
to somewhat clean up the mess close to the fire wall. I deleted the purple wire loop connection, and instead sent it directly to the starter and eliminated most of the yellow wire, which no longer had a purpose.

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: SpyderMan ()
Date: August 30, 2014 04:13PM

Man you are looking good!!

What is the new go for a ride time frame?

Sam Russell
Durham NC
1962 Monza Wagon Ted Brown EFI Gen II
1964 Spyder coupe


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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: August 30, 2014 05:03PM

Thanks Sam!- I'm thinking I might be actually starting it this weekend, or at least getting the wiring done well enough to start. One thing I know I have to get done before driving it very far, if I do get it started, is to get tabs, as they expired in March. I wont be able to get that done until next week. In any event, my goal right now is to be driving it by next weekend. We will just
have to wait and see how realistic the new deadlines are!!!smiling smiley

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 01, 2014 06:46PM

Okay... once again my goals ended up being unrealistic! this picture is from yesterday, and this part ended up taking much more time than I thought! The wire sitting on top of the battery cable is the feed line for the 4 relays, and
the purple wire has been re routed so as to not go into the engine compartment first. Also, I wired a relay for the heater fan, so as to give direct battery power to the fan when the heater is on the high setting. The wiring for the fan about drove me crazy because I had hardly any room to strip wires and crimp the connectors- this would have been a great thing to do when the engine was out, but of course, I didn't think about that when the engine was out!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 01, 2014 07:06PM

Here's the relay set finally mounted up- the green pieces of tape are labels so I remember what wire does what- I was paranoid on this part because it is impossible to tell from looking at it what the wires are for when the relays are mounted, because the wires are mostly hidden from view. I double and triple checked to make sure I knew what everything did before cutting wires.
The wires that are left long in this picture are going to the front of the car, and are going to be routed under the door trim. The wires that go that way
are the auxiliary relay power and control wire (I'm not sure what this relay will be used for, except for perhaps a stereo system someday), the heater fan control wire, that triggers the relay when the heater fan is set to high, and the fuel pump power wire.
Mounting the relay's took a while, mostly because I figured I'd better hook the heater fan power wire to the fan at the same time I hooked up the main power feed wire- that task was extremely exasperating!!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: SpyderMan ()
Date: September 02, 2014 05:42PM

I know the ezra time will be with it when it is on the road and and you have fewer grim lens to hunt down.

Did you get tags up to date?

Sam Russell
Durham NC
1962 Monza Wagon Ted Brown EFI Gen II
1964 Spyder coupe


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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 02, 2014 07:59PM

SpyderMan Wrote:
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> I know the ezra time will be with it when it is on
> the road and and you have fewer grim lens to hunt
> down.
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> Did you get tags up to date?


Sam- Oh you know it!! every time I get through one of these frustrating tasks,
I keep telling myself "one more step closer to FUEL INJECTION!!" and wont be messing with the engine so much any more- it motivates me to keep at it!

I haven't got the tabs yet, but that's on the list to get done!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 06, 2014 06:43PM

Today I finished the relay coil ground connections, the relay coil trigger connections, mounted the fuse box, made the connections for the safeguard, sds
and coil power wires. The loop of wires left of the relays are the relay coil
ground wires, and the wire goes back out into the engine compartment and is grounded directly at the battery. The wires attached to the cable clamp are the fuel pump power wire, heater trigger wire, and auxiliary relay wires, all are routed down the channel under the door. At this point, I'm pretty much on schedule to attempt starting it sometime late tomorrow afternoon!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: Setterz54 ()
Date: September 07, 2014 10:55AM

Looks super sharp! Nice work.

Setterz54
Fulton,MD.

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 07, 2014 12:52PM

Thanks Setterz54!! So far today I've completed the wire routing from the back of the car up to the front, and now I'm in the process of putting the interior trim pieces back in. After that's finished, I need to connect the fuel pump wire, and then work on the fuel injection harness, which needs to be shortened a bunch- then, the wiring part of this project is DONE!, and I might have enough time to do the rest of the mechanical stuff needed to attempt starting-
WOO HOO!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: September 07, 2014 01:24PM

Closer and closer... step by step!

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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 07, 2014 05:09PM

Thanks for all of the reply's!! I got the wiring done except for 2 ground wires for the fuel injector wires, and one relay ground for the fuel pump- I've been at this since around 9:00 this morning, and I'm just shot tired,
so I'm going to bag it for today. I think I'm going to try starting it later this week- . At least my goals ended up not quite so unrealistic this time!!

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car
Test Start#2 [www.youtube.com]



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Re: My 63 Turbo, daily driver, various project pictures
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: September 07, 2014 05:21PM

Always expect the worst and hope for the best!

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