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Forum: 911 Forum
03-18-2002, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Kevin, Had the same thing happen at a local...

Kevin,

Had the same thing happen at a local service station and they paid to replace the rocker panels AND the oil line they nicked. Their insurance paid for it with no questions asked, but I was...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-30-2001, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post David, Never done it before and it took me...

David,

Never done it before and it took me less than 2 hours. You might ask your wrench if he is charging "book rate" or actual time. Anyone who is not all thumbs can do it in less than 3 hours,...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-28-2001, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Chuck, Have to agree with the two other...

Chuck,

Have to agree with the two other gents here. My 85 Targa does not leak at all... none! The rubber for a Targa is very expensive so do all you can to save it, but if its in good shape and...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-23-2001, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post HB, George brings up some very good points,...

HB,

George brings up some very good points, but you need to get a volt meter on the system to tell what you are working with in the first place. You could be low on voltage or high, neither of...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-22-2001, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post HB, First you have to find out what is going...

HB,

First you have to find out what is going on. Buy a VOM (volt ohm meter) that is digital, and you can find them at Radio Shack and others for $20 or less.

Open the motor hood and take the...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-19-2001, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post George, If you find any motor that will work...

George,

If you find any motor that will work in the 911 door other than the factory one, pls let us know.

Would be nice to get a "master list" going of parts that would interchange for our...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-17-2001, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post George, If all the above does not work, and...

George,

If all the above does not work, and the Corvette window motors will not fit... try putting new felt liners in the window tracks.

Lubing up the tracks sometimes helps but if the car is...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-17-2001, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Forgot something important. For anyone who...

Forgot something important.

For anyone who is an AmEx card holder, contact them and ask for their "buyers assurance" program.

ANYTHING you purchase with AmEx has the guarantee extended for...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-17-2001, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Konrad, Keep your emails and go to AmEx....

Konrad,

Keep your emails and go to AmEx. They WILL work with you on this. I have had problems like this with other suppliers (not Pcar parts) and AmEx really helped. If you are a Gold, Plat or...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-16-2001, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Thumbs up Same as Clark above, they arrived last week and...

Same as Clark above, they arrived last week and look great. Will go on in the next week or so.

The company had done a group purchase and then ordered the whole lot from Germany, thus the wait for...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-19-2001, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Psears, Instead of doing it piecemeal, how...

Psears,

Instead of doing it piecemeal, how about finding a wiring harness from a newer 911 in a wrecking yard and putting it into the area where your wires are showing their age?

Many of the...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-19-2001, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Mike, I have an 85 Targa that I drive daily,...

Mike,

I have an 85 Targa that I drive daily, year around. R22 is correct that the early model 911's are not very good in the a/c department but the thought of buying and driving some jap sh*t box...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-17-2001, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Had the same problem with my 85 and the newer...

Had the same problem with my 85 and the newer style shift tower. Overhauled the shift coupling and linkage with new bushings and then adjusted the linkage as per the Pelican tech article and made a...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-16-2001, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Billy, Sounds like you have a relay stuck....

Billy,

Sounds like you have a relay stuck. There is an excellent troubleshooting article in a "Up-Fixing der Porsche" and if you do not have a set of them its well worth the money.

Email me if...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-02-2001, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Targa88, Thanks much, will give it a shot! ...

Targa88,

Thanks much, will give it a shot!

Joe
Forum: 911 Forum
07-02-2001, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Ed, Eurosport used to be a very good channel...

Ed,

Eurosport used to be a very good channel but lately they are not allowed to carry Formula One and their coverage of some other races has been poor.

We need to let Speedvision know that we...
Forum: 911 Forum
07-02-2001, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Horst, Keeps the wheel weights ON the wheel!...

Horst,

Keeps the wheel weights ON the wheel! The tape usually works very well at keeping it where it belongs and not being spun off at high speeds!

Are you in Springfield Mo? Will be there this...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-28-2001, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Kevin, Your picture has made me forget about...

Kevin,

Your picture has made me forget about cleaning my wheels... where can I get some of the cleaner you mentioned to do the rest of the car! Have never heard of Stoner...

Jeez that looks...
06-28-2001, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post I have used RE71's on the front and Potenza's on...

I have used RE71's on the front and Potenza's on the back for a while with no handling problems.

If you can find one more, I have a like new RE71 in 225/16 size if it would help.

JoeA
Forum: 911 Forum
06-28-2001, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Everyone, Thanks for the tips and will try...

Everyone,

Thanks for the tips and will try some of them out today.

Chuck, glad that you found the problem. Where was the blockage? Now you know why your A/C compressor was not working!
...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-27-2001, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Lightbulb Wheel weight adhesive

Anyone have any tips on getting the sticky stuff off of Fuchs wheels used to stick the wheel weights on the rim?

After several sets of tires and being balanced a few times I have some old sticky...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-27-2001, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Hugh, Now that the dealer is working with...

Hugh,

Now that the dealer is working with you its still very important to take the car and get the frame checked, by a third party and confirm that its repairable.

The bolt on bits that you...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-15-2001, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Bill and John, Thanks for the help and...

Bill and John,

Thanks for the help and information. Been busy at work lately and no time to get on the net. Will go from here and find a place to mount the horns.

Thx,

Joe
Forum: 911 Forum
06-12-2001, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,015
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post George, Same recommendation as the others,...

George,

Same recommendation as the others, but you might want to look at running a bit heavier weight from the torque of the V8. When I made the switch my downshifts were noticably smoother with...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-11-2001, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Joe Abrahamson

Post Bill, Did put the Bilstein inserts into the...

Bill,

Did put the Bilstein inserts into the black Boge housings, and torqued them to factory specs (95 or so), did not take the brakes off when I put them on.

Am wondering if it has something...
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