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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-21-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Vicegrip
The local PCA forum. Used a real clever handle...

The local PCA forum. Used a real clever handle my full name. Rennlist green 912 and pelican came a bit later then dorki.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-19-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By Vicegrip
Undo the big nuts before lifting the car. ;)

Undo the big nuts before lifting the car. ;)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-18-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 775
Posted By Vicegrip
Well there is that.... well played sir. ...

Well there is that.... well played sir.


Fofo with a chebby power plant seems to be the corner we are headed into.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-18-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 775
Posted By Vicegrip
Take the electric guts from the stock seats, ...

Take the electric guts from the stock seats, reconnect them to the car, bundle them up and zip tie them down to something.

Or get a real Porsche. You know from back when they were metal and hot...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-18-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By Vicegrip
Ok then perhaps I am not loosing my mind. I...

Ok then perhaps I am not loosing my mind. I remember doing a rebuild by removing g the boots and flushing the grease and funk out of the outboard sides. Seem to remember coming up with a boot...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-18-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By Vicegrip
You are right. Forgot the cut off point for then...

You are right. Forgot the cut off point for then was 84 was thinking it was the g50 and later. You can fix the non stub axle side only. Stupid thing too. Boots fail long before the rest does.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-18-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By Vicegrip
1/2 shaft rebuilds are basic diy when you follow...

1/2 shaft rebuilds are basic diy when you follow a few simple methods. The boots are cheap.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By Vicegrip
I wet a sharp 1 inch wood chisel with silicone...

I wet a sharp 1 inch wood chisel with silicone spray and hammer it through the bushing following along the steel of the swing arm. I cut off as much as is reasonable. I heat the remaining rubber...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-15-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Vicegrip
A chip light on one of a tandem flight had a pair...

A chip light on one of a tandem flight had a pair of Army choppers land on the (unoccupied) athletic field of Longfellow middle school one summer day. I was riding by as the first one set down. Ya,...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-14-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Vicegrip
Q: Why were gentiles invented? A: Somebody...

Q: Why were gentiles invented?
A: Somebody has to pay retail.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Vicegrip
Motorshister failed long ago, just like many of...

Motorshister failed long ago, just like many of their motors.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Vicegrip
Sorry, was too tempting even after all these...

Sorry, was too tempting even after all these years :)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Vicegrip
I think many that have good air cooled skills...

I think many that have good air cooled skills know they can charge “book” and clock every little wrench turn over and above book as well. It does take time, tools and true skills to do a good...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Vicegrip
Just call Motor Meister. ;)

Just call Motor Meister. ;)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-12-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By Vicegrip
blue or air is fine. Red would require 300 deg...

blue or air is fine. Red would require 300 deg heat to remove if you ever felt the need. The tie rods don't tend to come lose from the rack.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-11-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By Vicegrip
paint. they get dinged up a bit when you install...

paint. they get dinged up a bit when you install them.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By Vicegrip
Heat and a dull flat chisel. Next up is a 4wd...

Heat and a dull flat chisel. Next up is a 4wd front end socket. I never had to go past the heat and beat method.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 11-09-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Vicegrip
There are a whole bunch of ads for things that...

There are a whole bunch of ads for things that cost thousands for sale At prices that all seem to right around $189.00 with free shipping. Sometimes they don’t even bother to remove identifiable...
Forum: Track Talk 11-08-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Vicegrip
Modern wet motor Porsche it matter little where...

Modern wet motor Porsche it matter little where the motor is. Get the car that you want and drive it.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 11-08-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Vicegrip
Yes it is. One of many like it.

Yes it is. One of many like it.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-05-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,706
Views: 774,396
Posted By Vicegrip
Hack job! As we all know window shaker ac...

Hack job!

As we all know window shaker ac goes in the passenger side...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-05-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Vicegrip
Repair or build it. It is a pump and pressure...

Repair or build it. It is a pump and pressure switch not a liquid fuel rocket motor. Seems that most come back to life with a tear-down and clean out. Why not take a look and see where and what...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-29-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Vicegrip
You look at the oil pressure gauge while on a AX...

You look at the oil pressure gauge while on a AX run?! The pressure at the sensor is one thing the Flow and oil film at the metal to metal interface is another. 914s have VW bus motors for the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-28-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Vicegrip
Was thinking of the g load on the oil IN the...

Was thinking of the g load on the oil IN the crank. ;). G load in the corners is a factor too.

Watched a track bud go through more than one big bore 914 motor before running out of $ and...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-28-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Vicegrip
High rev makes for high G forces that can...

High rev makes for high G forces that can influence oil pressure on one bearing passage more than others. This is dependent on how the crank is drilled.

Did you reuse the crank? Could be a...
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