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09-10-2018, 04:01 PM
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Posted By race911

Haven't been over here forever, but what a nice...

Haven't been over here forever, but what a nice find on this thread! (Actually in process of putting terminally apart SR3 into one of the trailers for even colder cold storage. Some year I'll piece...
Forum: 911 Forum
05-14-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,590
Posted By race911

So glad to see this level of repair. But on the...

So glad to see this level of repair. But on the cam towers, I've probably got 30-40 pairs, both 3 and 4 bearing, in the junk pile. Let me know where you want what's probably a virgin pair shipped?...
Forum: 911 Forum
05-10-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By race911

Sure, you can. But there are a couple of...

Sure, you can. But there are a couple of homebuilts that still run with the six-figure cars. And the guy who has my old '75, about 12 years after he upgraded it into Spec 911 and 10-15 events a...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-19-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,618
Posted By race911

No kidding. Cousin picked up a disassembled,...

No kidding. Cousin picked up a disassembled, never any rust ever, numbers matching '69 E about a year ago for $50K. He's into it that much again in parts/paint alone. And he's a little bit handy,...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-19-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,618
Posted By race911

My '73 T is easily worth 50% more than my 550HP...

My '73 T is easily worth 50% more than my 550HP Ruf converted 996 Turbo. So go figure.

(And for all the water cooled hate, who'd refuse a 935K3, Moby Dick, etc.?)
Forum: 911 Forum
04-19-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By race911

How does an SC lose its drivetrain? Anyone else...

How does an SC lose its drivetrain? Anyone else check out that the clutch release is from that oddball of all oddballs in '75? (Mg transaxle case, too.)

Here's the (likely) '75 drivetrain our...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-19-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By race911

I commented on this a few weeks ago, but if this...

I commented on this a few weeks ago, but if this is a 2.7L someone 'splain to me how the distributor is attached to the block via the unmovable ring that locks down the distributor via a pinch bolt....
Forum: 911 Forum
03-24-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By race911

Zenith carbs. Probably a 2.2T ('70-'71) that was...

Zenith carbs. Probably a 2.2T ('70-'71) that was plugged in on the cheap when the original engine pulled studs.

Not sure what that distributor is all about, as the what-should-be-stock on a 2.2T...
03-21-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,056
Posted By race911

And if yours leaves the valley, mine would be the...

And if yours leaves the valley, mine would be the one that I'd leave down there at that future home. So, zero sum for Arctic Silver C4S with hardbacks in the area.
03-20-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,056
Posted By race911

Sorry you're going to part with it. Saw the car...

Sorry you're going to part with it. Saw the car at the last couple of Gainey Ranch events, but you know how it goes with hundreds of people around.

Almost came close to buying a place down there...
Forum: 911 Forum
02-18-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By race911

You weren't faced with the routine of dead after...

You weren't faced with the routine of dead after dead after dead 3-10 year old 2.7L era car coming into the shop, and being faced with how to economically fix what usually was a $7-8K car. Sad truth...
Forum: 911 Forum
01-18-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,786
Posted By race911

Ruby's guts inside a '73 faux RS that my cousin...

Ruby's guts inside a '73 faux RS that my cousin did 25 years ago. You finish. Zero rust ever. Not cheap, but not like I'm ever going to put the whole blob together.............

(Plus Ruby...
Forum: 911 Forum
01-03-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By race911

Wasn't it '80-'83 that the cars were delivered...

Wasn't it '80-'83 that the cars were delivered with 85MPH speedos? (Got the Weissach in the back yard with its original.) I can't count how many I changed out.......
Forum: 993 Forum
12-29-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,766
Posted By race911

^^^ At some point it's just not worth it on a...

^^^ At some point it's just not worth it on a 993. Yeah, I got the $15K+ suspension on the faux RS. But today (and I think I posted it elsewhere a few weeks ago), I'm getting a whole MCS takeoff...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-23-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By race911

That's the Motorsport/knockoff tool. Plenty of...

That's the Motorsport/knockoff tool. Plenty of stuff you'll come up with a search re: low ride height where you use this tool v. stock v. manually.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-23-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By race911

Loaded or unloaded alignment? And honestly,...

Loaded or unloaded alignment? And honestly, you'd be amazed how you can do an alignment on a rack, then string it up at the track, coming up with pretty different numbers. (Not to mention eyeball...
12-22-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By race911

Welcome over here. You'll find something that...

Welcome over here. You'll find something that clicks. Great dual, triple, quadruple purpose "911." Took mine out on Friday for a little road trip.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-21-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,258
Posted By race911

See Steve's comment above about going with a '12-...

See Steve's comment above about going with a '12- DFI?
Forum: 993 Forum
12-20-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,258
Posted By race911

My dual purpose car today. (MCS suspension + a...

My dual purpose car today. (MCS suspension + a boatload of other stuff that's fallen off another track 996 coming soon. Am I actually going to beat this on the track, and mothball the 993? Seems...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-18-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,027
Posted By race911

What's a horn? Not sure I've ever used one in a...

What's a horn? Not sure I've ever used one in a 911, since 1980. Other cars? Once a year, if that.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-16-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,291
Posted By race911

As far as the Varioram, Kim spent about $700 in...

As far as the Varioram, Kim spent about $700 in dyno time trying one (not to mention the Varioram unit itself + labor to swap between the '95 intake)..............and the result was next to nothing....
Forum: 993 Forum
12-16-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,291
Posted By race911

I think we have enough data points from the World...

I think we have enough data points from the World Class builders around here to know how the normally aspirated engines shake out. I've had my hands in a few, though nothing for over a decade now. ...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-16-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,409
Posted By race911

You rent the car, you accept the liability. ...

You rent the car, you accept the liability. Something to consider now that I've gone through it--you decline those insurance coverages they offer, thinking your credit card will pick up any claim? ...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-15-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By race911

No question they are. Especially so when you've...

No question they are. Especially so when you've come up through every generation, starting with a short wheelbase sorta-S. But there's no use case now, at the price. It's all about cheap...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-15-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,409
Posted By race911

Budget had the nerve to slap a 10% DV charge on a...

Budget had the nerve to slap a 10% DV charge on a rental Mustang over the summer. (Hail damage that totaled the car.) This was Colorado, which I believe is one of two states that has case law on...
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