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Forum: 928 Forum
07-03-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By oldfrat

Thanks for the much appreciated responses! I...

Thanks for the much appreciated responses! I have had AAA coverage on this car since I bought it but, given the details, I tend to fear the AAA tow more than the Weego battery. I really appreciate...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-03-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By oldfrat

How to start a 1981 after months?

My 1981 928 automatic has not been started in about 8 months because it is sitting in my garage with a leak from the gas tank and I did not want to burn it and my house down. I have a Weego portable...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-09-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By oldfrat

Welcome, and congrats on being such a lucky guy! ...

Welcome, and congrats on being such a lucky guy!

Brad
Forum: 928 Forum
03-25-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By oldfrat

The same company has at least three options...

The same company has at least three options available on eBay for less $. I kind of prefer the ones with larger cup holding diameters.
...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-16-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By oldfrat

I've now had this happen more than any other...

I've now had this happen more than any other problem with my car. Sean has fixed every one so far. A different piece of rubber each time. It is currently happening again. I truly love this car, but...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-12-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By oldfrat

I can identify with a lot of that. Here's...

I can identify with a lot of that.

Here's the song that inspired the movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsgF2w2KjUE&list=RDTsgF2w2KjUE&index=1

I have not seen this 1989 movie in many...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-12-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,707
Posted By oldfrat

My 1981 sat for a lot of years with very few...

My 1981 sat for a lot of years with very few miles in a warm part of CA. I've had to replace almost every bit of rubber on it in the 4+ years I've owned it. Thus I have no faith in my spare tire.
...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By oldfrat

Roger and Sean may be magnets. They certainly...

Roger and Sean may be magnets. They certainly make it easier and more pleasant to own 928 in this area.

Brad
Forum: 928 Forum
03-04-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,146
Posted By oldfrat

I've owned two "sexy" car models over the years...

I've owned two "sexy" car models over the years --three 1967 Corvettes and one 1981 928. The Corvettes definitely got more frequent visual displays of appreciation, thumbs up and such, which I think...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-20-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By oldfrat

Very nice looking car, Simon! Hope you enjoy the...

Very nice looking car, Simon! Hope you enjoy the fully equipped Roger box as much as I do mine.

Brad
Forum: 928 Forum
01-26-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By oldfrat

I was amazed when I read the odometer! It looks...

I was amazed when I read the odometer! It looks like it just rolled out of the original dealer's showroom! A truly beautiful car, though I am partial to OBs without rub strips. Congrats on getting...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-26-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,313
Posted By oldfrat

Another benefit of that weekend is that daylight...

Another benefit of that weekend is that daylight savings time doesn't end on the Sunday. That means I can drive all the way home in daylight.

Hope we get written driving directions again this...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-10-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By oldfrat

I'll be happy to try that. It would be a Saturday...

I'll be happy to try that. It would be a Saturday lunch. If even modestly interested please let me know if you prefer:
Denton or Roanoke?
Type of food?
Any Saturday in February.?

Also, I live...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-09-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By oldfrat

I sure wish these were lunches instead of...

I sure wish these were lunches instead of breakfasts! I truly would like seeing you all more often but, as an old night owl widower owner of an old dog, early morning gatherings that far away just...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-16-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By oldfrat

Welcome to the club! I've found it to be a great...

Welcome to the club! I've found it to be a great group of people. I encourage you to edit your profile to add your location. You will get more help that way And you don't have to be super specific...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-05-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By oldfrat

I ended up buying one that fits in a cup holder...

I ended up buying one that fits in a cup holder and used it on my Third Coast trip to power a bluetooth speaker phone and my GPS. It worked great. The devices plug into it vertically, so there is...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-30-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By oldfrat

I think it also came with a matching luggage set...

I think it also came with a matching luggage set that caused me to lust.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-29-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By oldfrat

Many thanks for that reply, but I am about as...

Many thanks for that reply, but I am about as mechanically/ electronically inept as the worst on this board and incredibly grateful I live near Sean! I'm just looking for a plug in solution I can...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-28-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By oldfrat

Dual auto power outlet for 928 reco?

What is a good brand of dual power outlet adapter for a 1981 928 with automatic transmission? I want to plug one in to my cigarette lighter outlet so I can power both a GPS and a bluetooth speaker...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-27-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,627
Posted By oldfrat

Marble Falls weather report looks great as of...

Marble Falls weather report looks great as of today. Highs around 70 and lows around 50. Sunny Friday & Saturday. Partly cloudy Sunday.

I'll be driving down separately on Friday.

Brad
Forum: 928 Forum
10-18-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,627
Posted By oldfrat

This is quite concerning to me. Is anybody...

This is quite concerning to me. Is anybody giving thought to changing the venue?

Brad
Forum: 928 Forum
09-28-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,433
Posted By oldfrat

Wisconsin Joe has a good memory! My 1981 showed...

Wisconsin Joe has a good memory! My 1981 showed up totally unannounced at the Dallas Mecum auction 4 years ago with 12,150 miles on it and no reserve price. I got it for $20,000.
I'm lucky to live...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-06-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By oldfrat

Google the tow hook options for your years. They...

Google the tow hook options for your years. They are easy to install without drilling any new holes. Or call Roger to see what he has for you.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-04-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By oldfrat

I seriously considered coming after Sean got my...

I seriously considered coming after Sean got my car running again, but tonight's community trivia game ran late and this old guy is not a morning person. I so wish these were monthly lunches!! I...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-01-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By oldfrat

That's magical, Allen. Thanks!

That's magical, Allen. Thanks!
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