Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Sam's Beetle - Upgrades Part 2

Some more panelling around the Radiator to ensure all the air coming in the scoop goes through the Radiator.

We decided to use the low pressure pump that fed the carbs to fill the swirl pot prior to feeding the high pressure pump and then onto the engine. This means we only had to run a 8mm return pipe back to the tank and all the high pressure stuff is kept at the back.

The heater is also hear, but the ECU eventually went under the seat.

The water header and expansion tanks and the matching screen wash bottles have been mounted one an aluminium panel that floats above the carpet, Trick!

Two Aluminium Tubes were bent to fit in the body mount bolt channel to keep them  away from the ground and flexibles connect each end.

This is the finished article!