When replacing the EVAP purge valve (valve that re-circulates the gases in the gas tank) the embedded nuts in the canister rust-weld and fall right out – especially for those in a northern climate. To fix this, remove the embedded nuts entirely and go to your local automotive store to pick up a pair of […]
I have completed the wiring of the alarm system. With all the black wire-loom, it looks like something from a sci-fi movie. I have also started painting the dash support pieces to match the rest of the interior trim.
I have completed the installation of the custom junction box to the Fiero chassis. This will allow easy electrical hookup for the aftermarket accessories.
I attached 18 gauge metal tabs to the back of the dash – I used 22 gauge metal before, but the screws were stripping it too easily. I also attached tabs to mount the speakers and speaker covers. JB weld was used to secure the metal to the fiberglass.
I spent the last three hours adding additional support for the fiberglass center console – a.k.a. the armrest. It involved fabricating a metal bracket and a fiberglass ledge. I also mounted the shifter boot – this boot is just used as a mock-up. I have a nice Rodney Dickman leather boot that will take it’s […]