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Old 02-20-2012, 01:44 AM
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Installed a JVC KD-R820BT Bluetooth Stereo today to replace my Porsche CR-1 (which I will keep if I want to change it back to stock any time in the future). In the process I found some old wiring for an analog car phone, I ripped out about 12 feet of unused cables...
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by rhs63 View Post
Installed a JVC KD-R820BT Bluetooth Stereo today to replace my Porsche CR-1 (which I will keep if I want to change it back to stock any time in the future). In the process I found some old wiring for an analog car phone, I ripped out about 12 feet of unused cables...
Nice. You jut eliminated one cause of future power drain issues .
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:48 PM
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Waxed it and attempted to clean the fog lamps.
Need lower grit sandpaper!
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Old 02-23-2012, 01:09 AM
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My starter had been acting up the last month or so. In the mornings when the ignition switch was turned the starter would make a shrieking sound on the first attempt. I don't think that the bendix gear was engaging the flywheel. It always starts right up on the second try. Anyway it's time for another starter. I hate being stranded.

I bought a used starter locally today and installed it this evening. When I started the car the bendix gear wouldn't retract so I turned off the ignition. Guess what? The starter kept running. Jumped out quickly and disconnected the battery.

Swapped starters again. I will try this exercise tomorrow with a new starter if I can find one locally.

Thats what I did for the last couple hours.

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Old 02-23-2012, 11:03 AM
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Its called gummy starter syndrome. Porsche rebuilt starters are only approx $100. Well worth getting the original ones.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:27 AM
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Put in a new main seal, clutch, pressure plate and lightweight flywheel. Clutch is now smooth as can be. Should have done it a long time ago.

Starter is now squealing so I guess that's next.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:28 AM
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got some wheels for the track -



trying to decide whether to put track tires on these 18's or on my 17" cup 1's, any thoughts ?

making my way through my winter list - new attachment hardware for the splitter, adjusting my short-shift kit shorter, polyurethane steering rack bushings, new ipod cable for the cr-220, new front pads, oh and the power steering system's leaking all over the place...

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Old 02-23-2012, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by blue44 View Post
got some wheels for the track -



trying to decide whether to put track tires on these 18's or on my 17" cup 1's, any thoughts ?

making my way through my winter list - new attachment hardware for the splitter, adjusting my short-shift kit shorter, polyurethane steering rack bushings, new ipod cable for the cr-220, new front pads, oh and the power steering system's leaking all over the place...

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i'd weigh the two and pick the lighter for track wheels. also, if your c2 turbo wheels are original, i wouldn't risk them if you had an alternative...
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:54 PM
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Gave her a 4 inch custom intake system ssssqqqqquuueeeeeeeezzzzeeeeddddd under the throttle (stock upside down) using front vent(stock cause intercooler is front mounted) and both NACA ducts in the hood (still finishing driver's side)

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Old 02-23-2012, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by bbw968 View Post
Put in a new main seal, clutch, pressure plate and lightweight flywheel. Clutch is now smooth as can be. Should have done it a long time ago.

Starter is now squealing so I guess that's next.


mine went in november. it would start the car... but made this swishing sound at 120 decibels.

fully horrible.
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:45 PM
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With a 70 degree February day on tap in Maryland today I had to drive in top down. My poor 968 has been evicted from the garage for a couple of months (wife's 968 is still living in there) and has not had a battery maintainer hooked up so I had to jump it. I went back into the house for something and forgot the driver door was open, came back out to one of my german shepherds sitting in the driver's seat. thankfully the passenger door was closed so the other one did not get in that seat.
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:27 PM
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911 seat option.
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:35 PM
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911 seat option.
i might be wrong but i think those are stock on the later 968s...
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:42 PM
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if they were, it would have been done during the 1994 or 1995 model year,

cuz my '94 came with the 'cheap, second class, you're not worthy' seat covers.


but, notice how Speedbump's 911 seats have have a deeper bucket and more side padding, and they curve in at the top.


when delivered with 'proper-Porsche' options, the 968 was a rather extremely expensive car.
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Uploaded some pictures of the turbo.

https://picasaweb.google.com/1117251...eat=directlink
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