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rebuild a car engine Take Pictures – We have digital cameras everywhere these days so why not use them to take reference photos? Take as many as you can from as many angles as you can. When you start resembling the motor this will be invaluable, especially for cables, hoses and bolts that you forgot existed.
On the comfort side new door seals and window seals may be needed to stop rattles and drafts. The heater may need some attention. On my Kombi the heater cables had seized. That didn’t worry me until I moved from a hot part of the country to a much colder area where temperatures get below freezing in the winter.
Much of this frustration is due to a flawed build a car engine. I mean, imagine trying to rebuild a car engine with scissors and glue… Not going to get very far, and your frustration level would be off the charts! In much the same way, following bad advice when it comes to marketing to realtors, you’ll end with just as much wasted time and effort as the poor fellow with the scissors and glue.
I drive my 1976 2 liter bay window every day, and my experience gives a good indication of what you may have to do to make repair your car unrestored Kombi safe and comfortable to drive as your main car.
overhaul a care engine Make sure after you put the car back on the floor that you close the hood of the car. This is where the body panel inspection will begin. The gaps between the hood, fenders, header, and cowl vent should look uniform, and have about 1/16″ to 1/8 ” gaps.
Have some good friends. Whether they are car enthusiasts or not, friends can make your rebuild project so much easier. I was very lucky in this regard, and have had people all over the world offer me encouragement online through internet forums and emails, and also here in Okinawa people have been helpful and… well, what god friends and good people should be.