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Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-26-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By av8bpilot
I don’t want to shit on skilled trades by any...

I don’t want to shit on skilled trades by any means. But from a pure economic standpoint, a nice cast aluminum piece that does the same job is $200, so it doesn’t make any sense to try a more...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-26-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By av8bpilot
I know, right? The work from home has put a...

I know, right? The work from home has put a damper on some of the asking around, but that's about where I'm at. One shop quoted me $200 "because I would have to TIG weld it since it's so thin" and...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-26-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By av8bpilot
Just plugged. They held on the old original...

Just plugged. They held on the old original assembly that I cut out.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-25-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By av8bpilot
I don't, but I could probably pick up a 6" patch...

I don't, but I could probably pick up a 6" patch panel somewhere. Let me look around and I'll let you know. Thank you.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-25-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By av8bpilot
Small weld repairs in SoMD?

Anyone in SoMD (Calvert or St Mary's Counties) have a go-to source for good welding repairs? I have a small patch panel I need welded to my 66 Fiat's cooling fan housing and a couple fab shops around...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 11-20-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By av8bpilot
Good 944 Project for sale in Martinsburg, WV ($2000-$3500)

I know there's a strong 944 contingent on here, so take a look. This popped up on Jalopnik and looks to be a good deal:
...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-17-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 48,797
Posted By av8bpilot
Picked up a HF blasting cabinet with a 30% off...

Picked up a HF blasting cabinet with a 30% off coupon. After a couple mods (metering valve, lights, water trap) she's ripping through paint and rust. I'm using it mostly for restoring the various...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 09-29-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By av8bpilot
I've got a set of Quick Jacks you could borrow,...

I've got a set of Quick Jacks you could borrow, but I'm pretty far from PWC.
Forum: Track Talk 09-29-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By av8bpilot
Thanks John. Nice course work! Submitted my join...

Thanks John. Nice course work! Submitted my join request on Fb... I deleted my Fb a while back, but the car groups are forcing me back. :bang:
Forum: Track Talk 09-28-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By av8bpilot
That was indeed me. Sorry I didn't reach out....

That was indeed me. Sorry I didn't reach out. That was a nice, well-run event despite the COVID limits. Pretty happy with my driving for not having autocrossed in 20 years. The first of many more, I...
Forum: Track Talk 09-26-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By av8bpilot
9/27 Summit PCA AutoX

Wondering who's going to be out at the PCA Autocross tomorrow @ Summit Point. Any initial insights/recommendations for these events at SP?

This will actually be my first real PCA event I'm...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 09-25-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By av8bpilot
Registered!

Registered!
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-25-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By av8bpilot
Peter, thank you, I'll give him a shout.

Peter, thank you, I'll give him a shout.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-24-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By av8bpilot
Machine Shop Services in SoMD area?

I was wondering if anyone had recommendations for a good machine shop in the SoMD/DC area. I'm looking to get some kingpins/steering knuckles rebuilt for my 1966 Fiat 500 and they require some long...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-21-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 45,938
Posted By av8bpilot
I did something similar on my 1966 Fiat 500. I...

I did something similar on my 1966 Fiat 500. I used a weatherproof LED strip that can be cut to length. I picked up the highest-density, brightest, waterproof LEDs I could find on Aliexpress.com and...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-17-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By av8bpilot
Totally agree. At that price, it's not worth the...

Totally agree. At that price, it's not worth the hassle to DIY. I just got the vibe that it wasn't a performance build and the DIY route would suffice.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-17-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By av8bpilot
Just clean them yourself. It's very easy and...

Just clean them yourself. It's very easy and there are a lot of YouTube videos showing how. If you want to go above and beyond, you can get a little sonic cleaner to clean the tips before and/or...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-15-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By av8bpilot
$145. For anyone else who may be looking....

$145. For anyone else who may be looking....
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-14-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By av8bpilot
For the future, you might want to look into...

For the future, you might want to look into something like the iCarsoft POR V2. If memory serves it was ~$145 when I bought it reset my airbag light after a shifter install. Handles service interval...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 03-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By av8bpilot
What he said. TRW is the OEM for the LCAs. And...

What he said. TRW is the OEM for the LCAs. And fun fact, you can find them (without end links) at the best price I've seen on Summit of all places:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/trw-jtc1444...
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