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Old 01-07-2019, 09:27 AM
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Hey there...is there a trick or secret to getting the straps on a factory airbox for a '74 911?
Have bought two new sets and all seem way too short and unable to stretch to fit...thanks.
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Old 01-07-2019, 10:36 AM
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The airbox cover on the earlier cars was way larger than my 78. Are you sure you got the right strap ? If so then you need strong fingers
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Old 01-07-2019, 01:49 PM
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what brand strap are you buying? If the URO- theirs tends to be slightly " off".
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Old 01-07-2019, 01:59 PM
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FWIW,....

'73-'76 are different from the '77 & later ones so make sure you have the right ones.

Generally speaking, URO stuff is junk so we never use anything made by them. In this case, Porsche still offers that part and that would be my only choice.
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:42 AM
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theres 2 different lengths you have the longer one- ONLY buy oem- euro is garbage and those red straps the weltmeister- they flat out don't fit waste of money. measure yours and order hem
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Old 01-10-2019, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Starbuckslova1 View Post
theres 2 different lengths you have the longer one- ONLY buy oem- euro is garbage and those red straps the weltmeister- they flat out don't fit waste of money. measure yours and order hem
actually he has the shorter one .. he needs the longer one

unless he keep stretching it and its still not short enough


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Old 01-10-2019, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by theiceman View Post
actually he has the shorter one .. he needs the longer one

unless he keep stretching it and its still not short enough
lol I ment to type he needs the longer one- that's what she said..

you have to be careful otherwise the plastic clips on the airbox they attach to will crack off
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Old 01-11-2019, 06:32 AM
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Hi!
i need to install same. please help me by your suggestion which brand your be good. hope will get input fro your end.
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Purchase Porsche brand straps
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Old 01-12-2019, 01:28 AM
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Buy oem from pelican measure the length
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Old 01-14-2019, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Starbuckslova1 View Post
Buy oem from pelican measure the length
that's what I did , they were fine ,, yeah you break those clips and its screwed till you replace the airbox which sucks.
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