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Forum: 911 Forum
03-31-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

Now you tell me...! :) It's good to have...

Now you tell me...! :)

It's good to have choices again in stock, staggered 15" sizes for older 911s. What's old is new again. I assume with the massive ramp up in air cooled 911 prices, a...
Forum: 911 Forum
03-07-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

I finally had a couple extra nickels (18,000...

I finally had a couple extra nickels (18,000 nickels to be exact) to rub together so I sprung for the P6000's. As usual, the Tire Rack delivered the new rubber in a day. So, stay tuned, the tires...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-08-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,625
Posted By Jay H

Wow, talk about a thread back from the dead... ...

Wow, talk about a thread back from the dead...

Back in '04, a 964 in this color would equal no sale...or sit on the lot awhile.

Now, it probably brings a premium...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-01-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Jay H

Sometimes this site has the right vintage: ...

Sometimes this site has the right vintage:

www.oldautoradio.com (http://oldautoradio.com/NWindexDin.php?LL=0&brand=PORSCHE&year=60)
Forum: 911 Forum
04-01-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,618
Posted By Jay H

Inflation Factor

Keep in mind inflation comes into play as well.

For example:

I bought my first 911, an '86, in January of 1997. It was a Guards Red over black basic coupe with 90,000 miles. Three shades of...
Forum: 911 Forum
01-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

Any additional thoughts on the above statement...

Any additional thoughts on the above statement would be welcomed. Do the "old" tires that are re-issued in vintage tread patterns and designs offer a completely different ride and handling...
Forum: 911 Forum
01-28-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

Dougal, Thanks for the update on additional...

Dougal,

Thanks for the update on additional tire choices. I wish they made that Pirelli in the 215/60 15 size.



Just an update: Tire Rack now carries the 185/70 15 in the Pirelli P6000...
Forum: 991
09-16-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,977
Posted By Jay H

Ummm... No on Fabson. They are good for chasing...

Ummm... No on Fabson. They are good for chasing down an issue with Webers on your '70 2.2 liter or a rebuild on a '72 914. 991's are not their specialty. I won't say much on these boards about...
Forum: 911 Forum
05-12-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Jay H

BUY IT. It wasn't all that long ago that...

BUY IT.

It wasn't all that long ago that these cars in the link below were $5,000 911's...

eBay '66 911...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-09-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jay H

As close to stock condition always holds the most...

As close to stock condition always holds the most value over time.

The market is showing that these cars are next in line for large increases in value. The general enthusiast has been priced...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-07-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

Phil, Thanks for the feedback on the tires...

Phil,

Thanks for the feedback on the tires from the Early S Registry board. That's good to hear. I'm kinda due for tires just due to age...so I might just do these. I was hoping the Tire Rack...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jay H

I have this book too and it seems to be the only...

I have this book too and it seems to be the only place that I've seen that lists color codes by the two place letter code. A good resource.
Forum: 911 Forum
04-06-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Jay H

Here is about as period correct as you can get...

Here is about as period correct as you can get including the "N" rating from Porsche:

Tire Rack's Pirelli P6000...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,489
Posted By Jay H

Sorry to bump an old thread, but The Tire Rack is...

Sorry to bump an old thread, but The Tire Rack is now showing the original front size for 911's on their site in the Pirelli P6000 model in 185/70 R15. $202 per tire... I'm "this" close to snagging...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-27-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Jay H

i.e., they puked oil, but other than the mess...

i.e., they puked oil, but other than the mess they made all over the engine tray, the heat exchangers and your driveway, it was just an oil leak that did not affect performance. Dump more 20 dubya...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-27-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Jay H

Back when these 964's were just used cars, the...

Back when these 964's were just used cars, the '89's, '90's and some '91's were avoided like the plague due to the potential for the cylinder to head leak.

I helped quite a few members over the...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-27-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Jay H

If the surrounds have turned to dust on your...

If the surrounds have turned to dust on your factory speakers, there are vendors out there that will sell a new surround that will fit the OEM speakers. The kits come with everything you need...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-27-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,025
Posted By Jay H

Remember, these are cars designed in Germany...

Remember, these are cars designed in Germany using the Metric system of measurement. Speakers designed in millimeters will drop right in without much modification. Using English based speakers such...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-01-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,564
Posted By Jay H

I've been using the Armor All product for two...

I've been using the Armor All product for two years now on every rim I own. It's shown no ill effects to any rim yet and works extremely well.
Forum: 911 Forum
02-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Jay H

I think I may have the same interior as yours... ...

I think I may have the same interior as yours...
...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Forum: 964 Forum
11-16-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Jay H

I can vouch for the low mileage car having...

I can vouch for the low mileage car having looming mechanical issues. I drove my 964 about 100 to 200 miles per year. I kept it in pristine show condition in the garage with no less than 8 coats of...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-16-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,155
Posted By Jay H

It's not just the 964 that is popular. ANY low...

It's not just the 964 that is popular. ANY low mileage, nice condition 911 is bringing big money. We're seeing the same thing happening to 964's as is happening to 2.7 liter mid years, SC's and 3.2...
Forum: 911 Forum
10-30-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,368
Posted By Jay H

Literally a barn find. The previous owner...

Literally a barn find. The previous owner dragged it out of a barn after a decade of hiding. He did all the mechanicals. I got it and started after the cosmetics.



I don't ride much, but...
Forum: 911 Forum
10-28-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,368
Posted By Jay H

Mr. Moo, thanks for the updates. Please keep 'em...

Mr. Moo, thanks for the updates. Please keep 'em coming. For those of us following along at home, it's enjoyable reading.



The BMW air cooled twin motorbike is indeed a thinly veiled, air...
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