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Forum: 964 Forum
06-17-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By jonathant

Should be able to weld it but may have to find an...

Should be able to weld it but may have to find an aviation welder; i.e. someone with experience on magnesium.
Forum: 964 Forum
05-28-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By jonathant

Never mind the CHT, I see you mentioned above...

Never mind the CHT, I see you mentioned above that itís new
Forum: 964 Forum
05-28-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By jonathant

Hmm. Well that puts my theory off then. :) the...

Hmm. Well that puts my theory off then. :) the pump prime should make up for a bad check valve.

That does lend weight to the bad FPR theory. Maybe vacuum leak from some old rubber thatís sealing...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-28-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By jonathant

Sounds like the fuel pump check valve to me - Iíd...

Sounds like the fuel pump check valve to me - Iíd fix that first. If it was the FPR then you would be running with a wrong mixture all/most of the time, not just at cold start.

Swapping in the...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-27-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By jonathant

For the KW make sure you pick up a set of 12mm ID...

For the KW make sure you pick up a set of 12mm ID x 14mm OD plain bushings. Youíll need those for the lower mounting holes on the front dampers. The KW use a 14mm lower mounting hole (same as the...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-26-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,363
Posted By jonathant

ďSo as you can see, Airman Smith, that is why...

ďSo as you can see, Airman Smith, that is why your CO signed off on this LALO operation that will drop me and my 911 onto MSR 1 at 3am.
Also, you can clearly see that the frunk is quite small so...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-17-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jonathant

Also I would say that the rings/headlights do not...

Also I would say that the rings/headlights do not ďsnap onĒ, i.e. pressing straight on from the front is not the way. They hook on at the top and then swing down to the bottom where the screw holds...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-14-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By jonathant

Congratulations! and, yes, there is a plastic...

Congratulations!
and, yes, there is a plastic film over most of the gauges. It it *not* intended to be removable though, itís more like an integral part of the acrylic-faced gauges. I initially...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-29-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By jonathant

Great write up Goughary. What bearing and roller...

Great write up Goughary. What bearing and roller did you use? My belt tension monitor seems to be running fine now, but it does have 30 years on it and your writeup is making me think I should add it...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-22-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By jonathant

Thatís for the flux capacitor. NLA but you can...

Thatís for the flux capacitor. NLA but you can find rebuilt units sometimes if you search.
Forum: 964 Forum
04-22-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By jonathant

Targa top repair bulletin

Another forum member kindly shared this Porsche bulletin with me some months ago. I've improved the top sealing a lot just by making adjustments but will probably need to replace a seal or two on...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-09-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,470
Posted By jonathant

I installed H4's on my Targa just recently also....

I installed H4's on my Targa just recently also. The retention screws I used included a little clear/white cap that fits on the end with a little teeny screw that goes in afterwards. If that's the...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-03-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By jonathant

I guess Iím picturing it differently somehow. If...

I guess Iím picturing it differently somehow. If cgh is center of gravity (height) and the car is evenly balanced (50/50 mass distribution) the no, it wouldnít matter. However since the mass of the...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-01-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By jonathant

Nick, I think you have that backwards. Rake would...

Nick, I think you have that backwards. Rake would impact the cgh, not the static balance, right?. Changing rake just raises or lowers vehicle mass without moving front or rear appreciably. However...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-01-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By jonathant

Pretty sure itís nylon with chopped glass...

Pretty sure itís nylon with chopped glass reinforcing, and of course some tin bits in places. The material is pretty tough. If you have cracks that are creeping maybe drill out the tip of the crack...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-30-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By jonathant

Emergency brake shoe stuck/dragging? You...

Emergency brake shoe stuck/dragging?

You mention a fire after a ďlong driveĒ (i.e. not a track session) with new FVD calipers. Could be the new calipers dragging but maybe less probable than...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-26-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,073
Posted By jonathant

Tmistry Iíll second eddiebís question: which...

Tmistry Iíll second eddiebís question: which seats are those? They look great, Iíd like to add them to my mod list.
Forum: 964 Forum
03-26-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By jonathant

Beautiful targa you picked up and that sounds...

Beautiful targa you picked up and that sounds like a great trip! I was just in Orlando just a week ago myself but had to fly in - wished I had the 964 though; the weather was perfect.
Forum: 964 Forum
03-14-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,204
Posted By jonathant

Too right

Hah, yes. I had wanted a 911 essentially since I was a kid. The Boxster concept was a fun distraction but ultimately didnít really scratch the itch... I kept thinking ďwell, old 911s are pretty...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-13-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 27,078
Posted By jonathant

Related. Plus a fog light question

IĎve been ďupgradingĒ my old/pitted H5 headlamps as well. Similar to other I used the VW buckets and clear lenses. I found Porsche H4 reflectors from Czechoslovakia (via ebay) to replace the VW...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-07-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By jonathant

Black 3.2 your alignment guy probably added too...

Black 3.2 your alignment guy probably added too much toe - Iím due for an alignment myself for the same thing. Carrying too much toe she likes to follow every line in the road like a puppy following...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By jonathant

One of the guys may have an answer for you here,...

One of the guys may have an answer for you here, but try posting your question over in the Pelican Parts 911 Engine Building Forum also (http://forums.pelicanparts.com/911-engine-rebuilding-forum/)...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-19-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,509
Posted By jonathant

Beautiful work on the paint - love the stripes...

Beautiful work on the paint - love the stripes against that seafoam gray.
Forum: 964 Forum
02-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By jonathant

Personally I would think no real impact if done...

Personally I would think no real impact if done well, itís purely a styling thing so it just changes your addressable market. WB vs NB seems pretty even as far as popularity so I donít see a...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-18-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,084
Posted By jonathant

I'll second the use of two spoons - just used...

I'll second the use of two spoons - just used that trick myself and it works great. Just use the spoons to lever out the dial far enough to grab it with your fingers.
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