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Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 11-20-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By racer
Regarding the '88 8V NA that was rated at 158hp,...

Regarding the '88 8V NA that was rated at 158hp, this was 10hp more than the '87 and older cars.. technically speaking.. but
the 8V 2.7 (N/A) of 1989 had 162hp (and more tq than the '88)

and...
Forum: Track Talk 11-19-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By racer
Sounding similar to your "cover the brakes"...

Sounding similar to your "cover the brakes" motorcycle scenario, Mercedes (and maybe others?) back in the late 1990s rolled out similar "driver activated" safety feature. If you abruptly remove your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-19-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 572
Posted By racer
Good looking car! By PPI you mean Post...

Good looking car!
By PPI you mean Post Purchase? I hope since you've already done some work to the car that it passes well too and you don't have to return it! I hope the items fixed were already...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 11-17-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By racer
Brand? Age? Might consider posting to...

Brand? Age? Might consider posting to 914world.com as well if not already done so. GLWTS
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 11-16-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By racer
I was curious about the sizes of Lobster claws...

I was curious about the sizes of Lobster claws that were available learned the following from Suncoast Porsche (https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/G1997CSLC.html) :

Front (C2) - 8x19, 57mm et...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 11-11-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By racer
Looks nice. Like the color combo. Reviewing the...

Looks nice. Like the color combo.
Reviewing the previous add, has there been any maintenance done recently? Looks like the belts and fluids could be 5+ years old based on the old add info? Could you...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-09-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,037
Posted By racer
Looks really nice. Enjoy!

Looks really nice. Enjoy!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-09-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By racer
I assume a test drive to your driveway was a...

I assume a test drive to your driveway was a requirement to ensure it could get in? Looks nice all white and shiny. Personally, we went from a Sienna (minivan w/ awd) to a Highlander (soft road...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-09-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By racer
Looks like the bushing has failed in the mount...

Looks like the bushing has failed in the mount and the bar has been rubbing against the bracket. Did you hear any clunking under load when driving?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-23-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By racer
912 Registry? Also consider that it could be...

912 Registry?

Also consider that it could be owned by a non enthusiast.. someone who just liked its color or shape and never goes on the internet. Just saying.

914world does a good job of...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 10-23-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By racer
Most car guys start to buy cars they wanted "in...

Most car guys start to buy cars they wanted "in high school". Its a constant. The guys in the 70's buying the hot 50's cars.. In the 80's it was muscle cars of the 60s-70s. Now guys are after cars...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 10-15-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By racer
With no numbers on the mailbox, how did it even...

With no numbers on the mailbox, how did it even get delivered! I say, "great work" ;)
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 10-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By racer
CL FS: 1993 968 Coupe w/ M030/LSD - $36,000

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/d/arlington-1-of-1-porsche-968-m030-lsd/7209688353.html



Don't know the seller..
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-10-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,158
Posted By racer
Those trunk inserts look great and really update...

Those trunk inserts look great and really update the car to look more modern.
Forum: Track Talk 10-06-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By racer
I'll just leave this here: ...

I'll just leave this here:

http://live.axti.me/results/Vy8BZV9SY
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 10-06-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By racer
Here is the link I received for the 9/27...

Here is the link I received for the 9/27 results.. I was surprised how close together the 4 GTi's were, since I have been told they might not have all been prepped to the same specifications (...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-05-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By racer
Still off topic: 951 7 have the same Offset as...

Still off topic:
951 7 have the same Offset as 911 7's (23.3mm). The difference is the hub mating area is different. Viewed up close, you would notice the lug holes are more recessed in the 951...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 10-05-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By racer
I really like that Mica Red Mazda uses. Looks...

I really like that Mica Red Mazda uses. Looks sharp! Having driven our 924S, my son now appreciates the fun of a stick vs his Automatic Audi which does make this tempting, I'm just concerned his...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-05-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By racer
I read the same drama with my Civic Si on the...

I read the same drama with my Civic Si on the Honda forums. Lugging is bad, yes, but @3K? that's not lugging. At 1500? that's lugging. Some on the Honda forum argued the cars super low tq curve put...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 09-30-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By racer
PCAP AX - October 18

Last event of the season is coming up on 10/18. I believe this one is on the Washington Circuit at Summit Point. Last I checked, still room available to sign up.
Forum: Track Talk 09-28-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By racer
Nope, the 914/6 got a garage mate.

Nope, the 914/6 got a garage mate.
Forum: Track Talk 09-28-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By racer
You were looking a little too relaxed so I...

You were looking a little too relaxed so I thought I would spice it up a bit! :p
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-28-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By racer
thanks guys.

thanks guys.
Forum: Track Talk 09-28-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By racer
Matt, I think we ended up next to each other in...

Matt, I think we ended up next to each other in the paddock but I didn't make the connection.
I had one of the two black 924S's that were there ;)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-25-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By racer
Wanted - Old Porsche Panorama mags

I am trying to locate just a few old issues of Panorama and they revolve around the 1974, 1978 and 1979 PCA parade issues. My folks competed at all three. I am not sure they still have their old...
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