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first of all, get that PVC tubing for fuel OUT OF THERE!!

that is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS, and is an engine fire waiting to happen. PVC is not designed to handle the heat, nor the chemical nature of gasoline. USE FUEL LINE!!!!!

then either neatly route, or shorten anything you can.. just work on it a little at a time.. you will get there.
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see, and I've still got a ways to go before it's exactly how I want it.. but just tidying things up goes a long way

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Nice^^^

I'm working on cleaning mines up to. Get rid of what you don't need or plan on using. I cleared all of my A/C stuff out, Cut some wires, & added some loom to my wires. That wire loom helps a whole lot!!!
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On my truck, I bought these chrome covers for the hoses, and maybe get some color on the wires (make sure which is which though), I'll upload a pic, it's not the best, but I hope you understand.
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I used blue split loom at one point.. and I found it made the car a little circus looking.. so I settled on a Black and Chrome theme, with just a splash of color here and there for high lights (like the blue ignition wires).. I wish MSD made a black distributor cap tho! but since I have red and blue AN fittings, the red cap doesn't look entirely out of place

one of the BIG things I did was made custom battery cables... well Big in effect.. it wasn't that much work. just a couple of hours..

This is the before shot (it's a huge unreduced image, so I'll just link to it here)

this is after.. I used 4ga welding cable, and just bought the ends loose at the parts store. Soldered them on. I used the quick ends at the battery because I wanted red and black ends, plus I needed to room to attach other large wires..
then I tucked both cables into 1" split-tubing, and routed both cables to the block in such a way they could run together as far as needed.
i took the pic before I painted the cable hold downs black so they weren't so obvious


then this is how I worked it out at the block..


also with my MSD box wires.. all I did was bundle them together into split tubing and made it look a lot tidier.. I'm considering running all the wires inside the wheel well so they don't show it all, but I gotta make sure the tires won't rub them first.
this was right after I put the MSD box and coil in.


and just a little care and attention later:
(hindsight, I should have used black zip ties)


something else I did.. instead of running a vac line from the front of the carb back to the firewall for my AC controls (I have a700r4, so I don't have a trans vacum line) I drilled and tapped the intake underneath the rear floatbowl of the carb, and added an an-4 elbow, this feeds manifold vac back to the firewall, and the stainless braided hose just looks nicer then plain ol black hose

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