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      First drive. Needs tuning, hood, etc. ...

      First drive. Needs tuning, hood, etc.

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/Engine%20Swap/th_VideoWithAudio1440534993409_zpssa1wzk6f.jpg
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      No. It's pretty low mileage so I only checked it...

      No. It's pretty low mileage so I only checked it out, replaced all the seals and painted the block.

      And it is running and driving. I'll have to get some video off my brother.
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      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes5...

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/Engine%20Swap/IMG_20150822_173034_zpsapqpruqq.jpg
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      Pulled the engine from my 2 door. Well, I guess...

      Pulled the engine from my 2 door. Well, I guess technically my brother did.

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/Engine%20Swap/IMG_20150820_130916_zpswcfaqrni.jpg
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      Depends on the offset of the wheel, manufacturer...

      Depends on the offset of the wheel, manufacturer of the tires, whether your Fox is forgiving in the fenders or not. I've heard of people having rubbing issues with 185/60 R14. Personally I have lots...
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      Minilite would have the word England in raised...

      Minilite would have the word England in raised letters between two of the spokes as well as some other information in raised letters on the hub area and wouldn't have the raised lip on the hub...
    7. I'd say the Flying Lumberjacks are evidence to...

      I'd say the Flying Lumberjacks are evidence to the contrary.
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      Awesome! The engine bay is so clean. I'm quite...

      Awesome! The engine bay is so clean. I'm quite impressed that you managed to pull this off.
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      Almost ready. ...

      Almost ready.

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/Engine%20Swap/IMG_20150809_202107_zpsmgmpaoan.jpg
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      You've got it right. It's the gauge sender and...

      You've got it right. It's the gauge sender and the new ones have a nailhead type connector.
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      I remember them as 15mm bolts... Stub axles...

      I remember them as 15mm bolts...

      Stub axles are available from various sources brand new as well.
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      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/IMG_20150802_170756_zpsehy6lmrf.jpg

      Same thread pitch, but about 7/16" shorter overall.
    13. If I remember correctly they're different. I can...

      If I remember correctly they're different. I can double check this weekend. I bought mine locally at http://www.vmautohaus.com
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      Nope, your car is still cooler than mine.

      Nope, your car is still cooler than mine.
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      Looks perfect to me. Nice work.

      Looks perfect to me. Nice work.
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      Brown is the ground, green is the fuel pump,...

      Brown is the ground, green is the fuel pump, purple is the fuel gauge.
    17. They tend to trade for forty to fifty dollars in...

      They tend to trade for forty to fifty dollars in the classifieds. I don't have any extra ones at the moment, sorry.

      All the wiring for the tach is there in all Foxes so they're plug and play....
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      That looks pretty darn good till you see the...

      That looks pretty darn good till you see the closeups.
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      It would have one of these bolted to the block at...

      It would have one of these bolted to the block at the second cylinder behind the alternator.
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    20. File this under pros of running without. Traced...

      File this under pros of running without. Traced this rather annoying sound to the lower timing belt cover. Seems to be the intermediate shaft pulley rubbing on the inside of the cover.
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