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Once the engine was all in and running, we started fitting the rest of the dash, trims and seats. We had to extend the hazard light cables so they would reach the switch on the kangoo dash. Then was the task of wiring the heater controls and fan. The kangoo heater panel is more similar to the mk1 clio than anything else as far as fitments and cables are concerned, and the kangoo heater fan is a totally different set-up to the clio, so we had to make a loom for the heater fan to the controls using spare cables from the clio heater system. Again quite a simple job just time consuming. The same story with the wipers as the motor is further away on the kangoo so we had to extend the cables and the pins were a different arrangement.
We used all the clio stalks and squib, all work fine as expected with us using the clio loom anyway.
I am going to relocate the battery into the rear as the filter is sat right behind the rad which is annoying sucking up shed loads of hot air once the stat opens, so I will be coming off the throttle body into the battery box area and boxing the side in with some thin gauge alloy plate, and it will get rid of the nasty 90deg bend the clio induction system uses.
So here are a few pics of the van more or less as it is now (its cleaner now I have washed it )
So it is all registered with the DVLA now as being 1998cc F4R powered, and insured with Adrian Flux for what it is with the 180% power increase. That was an interesting conversation with the guy on the phone........... "so what was the vehicles original power output? 68BHP.. And the current power output sir? Err.... 172BHP??"
Made me smile anyway and the tax class has not gone up which is nice.
I will update some more soon as I will be doing a few quirky bits tomorrow