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Forum: 928 Forum
04-01-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,462
Posted By William A

Like your "back seat" thread (well done, Ed!) I...

Like your "back seat" thread (well done, Ed!) I enjoy the banter and replies they invite. Mit Wasser should change his name to "Mit Comodie", he is a seasoned prankster. See more of his April 1...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-01-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,462
Posted By William A

uh, is this Subie version of "Invasion of the...

uh, is this Subie version of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"? Mit Wasser exposed as a Manchurian restorer!
Forum: 928 Forum
01-29-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,462
Posted By William A

My sincere apologies to everyone concerned for...

My sincere apologies to everyone concerned for getting Paul's informative thread and that engages our diverse 928 community in productive dialogue off track further, but Greg's breathtaking...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-24-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11,844
Views: 2,507,565
Posted By William A

Thank you Samuel! Minerva came from the...

Thank you Samuel!

Minerva came from the factory with only 2 options: LSD and Pirelli P7s. We were able to correct the first one, but now it appears we can finally check off the last box. I for one...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-21-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,462
Posted By William A

Dave, this is always a compelling issue when...

Dave, this is always a compelling issue when deciding how deep to go "while you're at it".

Paul has spoken for himself on this matter, and I don't propose to speak for him but to give my...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-14-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 47,493
Posted By William A

Thrilled for you and all long time enthusiasts...

Thrilled for you and all long time enthusiasts for the prominent and public display of this important 928.

Been said before but bears repeating to give the context of what Andrew has provided this...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-11-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By William A

Great to see the care and passion you have...

Great to see the care and passion you have demonstrated for your other projects being directed to your first 928! Took some time for the 928 bug your brother had so many years to finally flower. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-06-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,490
Posted By William A

I missed this thread. Congrats on great work and...

I missed this thread. Congrats on great work and your win, Jeff. Great meeting you!
Forum: 928 Forum
05-31-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 47,493
Posted By William A

Amen! I was afraid that was the tire answer, at...

Amen! I was afraid that was the tire answer, at this point I am too smitten with spirited driving to have the proper option tires to show. One day soon I hope.
I look forward to tipping a few back...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-31-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 47,493
Posted By William A

Finally done hibernatiing! What a great car,...

Finally done hibernatiing! What a great car, great stewardship as well.
I noticed what looked like correct vintage Pirelli P7s, and in my talks with Pirelli they haven't started making the 16"...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-10-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 18,987
Posted By William A

Nothing new here. Rod maker/machinist blames...

Nothing new here.

Rod maker/machinist blames assembly/builder, Builder blames an unskilled/careless driver (racing history is rich with examples of this in professional racing, sometimes justified...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-03-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By William A

where were Shannon Tweed or Monique St. Pierre...

where were Shannon Tweed or Monique St. Pierre when you need them!
Forum: 928 Forum
04-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

re: Ole Jorgensen/Welding Works

Hi Jim, your post reminded me of something overlooked in the article. Thanks to your sourcing of the correct option LSD that was missing (along with the rest of the original transmission) and Mark...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-30-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By William A

looking back, I remember how put out we were that...

looking back, I remember how put out we were that the cam towers leaked at first. turned out it was a stoke of luck that we had to remove them and catch what could have been disastrous.

good work...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-26-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

Like Rob, I too am a big E28 fan as a multiple...

Like Rob, I too am a big E28 fan as a multiple BMW owner, both vintage and late model.

Since Rob's info above needs no repeating, I can add that we used the PPG matched Minerva Blue Metallic 304. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-22-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By William A

Like Rob, have yet to receive my copy. Equal...

Like Rob, have yet to receive my copy. Equal parts thrilled and anxious about the article. Thrilled to have been asked, anxious to do justice to an incredible sports car achievement and this great...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,802
Posted By William A

have you had any luck tracking down what happened...

have you had any luck tracking down what happened to the original motor, or been able to find it? Very happy it is in your capable hands!
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Forum: 928 Forum
03-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,946
Posted By William A

I thought so, that could be a winner. Hoi,...

I thought so, that could be a winner.
Hoi, watching this progress with great antcipation. I think you combo will be dynamite!
Forum: 928 Forum
03-14-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,946
Posted By William A

is Kiln Red a metallic color? It is my personal...

is Kiln Red a metallic color?
It is my personal opinion that fine curved designs such as the 928 need metallics for the full reflections to be seen, especially in a bright color.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

+Quite the study in contrast between the awkward,...

+Quite the study in contrast between the awkward, flared 924 Turbo against the flowing design of the OB 928. Completing the comparison is that they wear the same stunning color. Blumaxx looking...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

Rob will remember exactly, but '78s had polished...

Rob will remember exactly, but '78s had polished trim ring on the door locks only, hatch was black. 928s went to black lock rings thereafter.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-08-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

Emission compliance

Emission compliance
Forum: 928 Forum
01-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

count me in as a HUGE fan, yours is a very...

count me in as a HUGE fan, yours is a very special 928
Forum: 928 Forum
01-06-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 201,797
Posted By William A

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

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Just turned 170k on the odometer over the Christmas break. Rang...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-09-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,261
Posted By William A

always a great car, well presented and fantastic...

always a great car, well presented and fantastic result! Your car is always wonderful to look at, but we know that is not the best part!
Congrats!
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