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2.3 Ford To VW Swap

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Ok, Here we go. Put a fresh blade in the sawsall and let's start cutting!

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You have to mount a radiator some place. I decided for this swap the firewall/rear package area would work just fine.

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Here's a view from engine compartment side, no going back now!

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Now that all the sheetmetal is cut away, you have to reinforce the body and have something to mount the radiator to. I used some 1 1/4"x1/8" angle iron to build a frame work like this. 

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Here's another view of the frame work, You get the general idea.