Front Trunk Refurbishment T5 Coupe

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Re: Front Trunk Refurbishment T5 Coupe

#91 Post by Dave Erickson »

Ken, inside the trunk, close by both front fender brace conduits is an M6 threaded weld nut. Those are the ground points you are looking for.

When I was wiring the front end of my '59 A, I called YnZ and asked if they sold the front ground wiring harnesses separately, and they did at a very reasonable price.

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Thank you Dave
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Flocked it today - the glove box that is - will be a very clean & attractive glove box!
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#95 Post by Brock Tuffli »

Ken,
I searched but cant find the info I’m looking for. I assume there was an oval foam “washer” under the tank around the petcock. What else was under the tank? Rubber strips that the tank sat on? Any/all help is appreciated.
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#96 Post by Doug McDonnell »

See pictures in entry #8 on page #1 of this link and #20 on page #2
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#97 Post by Ken Tuvman »

This is what I used for fuel tank to sit on

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#98 Post by Brock Tuffli »

Thank you Doug and Ken. I saw #8 on page 1 but couldn’t tell what the material was and how thick it was. Page 2 post 20 was helpful!!! Ken, looks like that is what you purchased too. Is it self adhesive or did you use contact cement to hold it in place?
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#99 Post by Ken Tuvman »

Self adhesive- super easy - the seller restores our cars
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#100 Post by Brock Tuffli »

Ken,
I ordered and received the felt strips. One question. As i lay them in place (not the final time) to check how the gas tank fits, etc., i notice that the 2 outside ribs in the trunk floor are higher that the 3 in which you also placed the felt strips upon. When i lay a straightedge across all 5 pieces, the 2 outside strips are higher than the inside 3. So much so that the tank may not even rest on the 3 center felt pieces. Of course, that may change if/when the gas tank is full of gas. Did you happen to check yours in this manner?
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#101 Post by Ken Tuvman »

Hi Brock - go to their website - they have a video showing how they apply the padding - I followed that and I didn’t have any issues as you’re describing.
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