|The last Beetles came of the line in 2003 to be sold as the 2004 model year|
|Finally off the lift with EMPI brakes and wheels installed|
|Batteries in the box nearly ready for cables to be run|
|Motor mounted with accelerator (top center)|
For the accelerator the original cable was used but in a slightly modified fashion. A curved metal tube was welded onto the existing tube and then welded to a hole in the lower part of the firewall that does not enter the cabin The new accelerator sensor was then mounted above the upturned tube. The original cable has a bend in one end which attaches to the pedal in the cabin and a straight peg on the end that went to the engine. We used a torch to heat the straight peg and create another bent section in the back so we could hook it to the sensor. If the cable needs to be replaced in the future it will likely need to be cut to remove it and the new one will need to be bent again.
|Seats are in and looking like a drivable car again|