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Forum: 964 Forum
05-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,157
Posted By A914MAN

I'm a DIY kinda guy, but I'd just send them to...

I'm a DIY kinda guy, but I'd just send them to PMB Performance
Forum: 964 Forum
05-22-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By A914MAN

Unless you're going with very radical cams,...

Unless you're going with very radical cams, factory parts should be fine
Forum: 964 Forum
05-17-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,137
Posted By A914MAN

Congrats on your baby. We had a Britax that fit...

Congrats on your baby. We had a Britax that fit in the back of my 964 coupe. Later we got a Porsche factory booster that was also made by Britax but that was when I went to the dark side (986) for...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-14-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By A914MAN

I'd use Mobil1 in a new car that didn't have...

I'd use Mobil1 in a new car that didn't have metal to metal cam/rocker. New cars are designed for low ZDDP lubricants.
Forum: 964 Forum
05-12-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By A914MAN

It's based on a Charles Navarro seminar I...

It's based on a Charles Navarro seminar I attended last fall. Driven DT50, Motul, Penn Grade, would be my choices, in that order. Ever wonder why you don't ever see of the ones I mention for $3.95...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-12-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By A914MAN

Mobil 1 is not the oil it used to be, and no...

Mobil 1 is not the oil it used to be, and no longer a good choice for our cars.
Forum: 964 Forum
05-11-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,137
Posted By A914MAN

Nice car, looks like a killer deal to me! 964...

Nice car, looks like a killer deal to me! 964 Tips get a bit of a bad rap but it's a good transmission; however Canuk964 is spot on. All of that said, the average Joe who does one DE or autocross a...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-11-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 30,766
Posted By A914MAN

Great post Helioslp! I used to go with Rotella,...

Great post Helioslp! I used to go with Rotella, because it's easy to find, but I've since learned (and anyone please correct) that motor oil for diesel engines have higher detergent content which...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-23-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By A914MAN

I did the 993 coil conversion to my 964. If you...

I did the 993 coil conversion to my 964. If you are interested I've got a pair of coils and one has only a couple thousand miles to it. I thought I had a coil problem, but it was a plug wire...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,472
Posted By A914MAN

Anyone here install Koni FSD's? At some point in...

Anyone here install Koni FSD's? At some point in the future my 964 will need the struts replaced, but I want to go with as close to stock without breaking the bank
Forum: 964 Forum
02-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By A914MAN

If it was exhaust you'd probably be experiencing...

If it was exhaust you'd probably be experiencing some health problems. Typically odors in the heat system are leaking fluids on our around the engine or exhaust system. I'll bet if your car was put...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-26-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By A914MAN

Very nice! Are you going to detail how you did it?

Very nice! Are you going to detail how you did it?
Forum: 964 Forum
01-17-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,087
Posted By A914MAN

Driven DT50 is my oil of choice, followed by Brad...

Driven DT50 is my oil of choice, followed by Brad Penn
Forum: 964 Forum
11-22-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By A914MAN

I can't recommend B&B. I've gotten several sets...

I can't recommend B&B. I've gotten several sets of their 914-6 headers with heat and 80% of them have had issues.

Keep it stock. If Porsche could've gotten another 7HP from a different exhaust,...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-22-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By A914MAN

At least two or three estimates is always a good...

At least two or three estimates is always a good idea, also with references from recent jobs. Glad to be in rural west TN, rates are much lower, but high quality work is hard to find. There's an...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-04-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By A914MAN

Bada BOOM! Nice work!

Bada BOOM! Nice work!
Forum: 964 Forum
09-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By A914MAN

Would anyone have a set of old take outs they...

Would anyone have a set of old take outs they would donate, sell, or (if it works out) exchange for a set of the new ones?
Forum: 964 Forum
09-24-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By A914MAN

Thanks for the feedback guys, and "keep those...

Thanks for the feedback guys, and "keep those cards and letters coming"!

When I looked for a set of factory pieces a year ago they were $7-800, and now they are pushing $1000, which is a chunk of...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-24-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By A914MAN

Reproduction rear lenses, fact finding mission

I'm talking with a vendor to see about getting quality reproduction rear lenses made. The current repros I've seen, seem to start fading the moment you take them out of the box. Before I proceed...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-20-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By A914MAN

It's about the cars, but it's more about the...

It's about the cars, but it's more about the people who love them, and love helping others get the most out of them.
Forum: 964 Forum
09-20-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By A914MAN

Others at the event said their engines have less...

Others at the event said their engines have less noise with Driven. I'll hit up Charles for some of his technical data. He also said that testing has shown a decrease in oil temps as well.

3k...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-20-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By A914MAN

Anyone using Driven motor oil?

Charles Navarro (L&N Engineering) gave a tech talk last Friday for Okteenerfest, and had very good things to say about Driven motor oil, and that the product for air cooled engines is the best thing...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By A914MAN

Those look good, but compression and leakdown is...

Those look good, but compression and leakdown is only part of the equation. You can have a bad rod or main bearing and still have good compression and leakdown. A correctly cut open and dissected...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-08-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,378
Posted By A914MAN

OK, now you're showin' off! Nice bass!!

OK, now you're showin' off! Nice bass!!
Forum: 964 Forum
09-07-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,259
Posted By A914MAN

I've used foam rod to shim out the seal on the...

I've used foam rod to shim out the seal on the windshield frame, up at the top corners. Years ago, I thought this was only a problem with the 914
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