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Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 09-16-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By HoodPin
Congrats Ed! That's a nice looking car. ...

Congrats Ed! That's a nice looking car. Timeless vintage style.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-11-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By HoodPin
I'll take 'em. I'll PM you to coordinate...

I'll take 'em. I'll PM you to coordinate picking up.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-11-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By HoodPin
Dumbass is as dumbass does. :roll: I'll bet...

Dumbass is as dumbass does. :roll: I'll bet the accident was recorded on her phone......
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 09-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 748
Posted By HoodPin
Sell the Boxster, and use some of the cash to buy...

Sell the Boxster, and use some of the cash to buy a Miata, and put Porsche badges on it. He won't figure it out till he's older. :p
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-26-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By HoodPin
Check out SSI: ...

Check out SSI: https://ssi-auto-motorsports.business.site/

They work on street cars and race cars. Ask for Sloan, and let him know the Dorki's sent you. :D
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-15-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By HoodPin
Karl, FYI. My understanding of 944...

Karl,
FYI. My understanding of 944 windshields is that its constructed with glass on the outside and laminate on the inside. I've read that suction mounts shouldn't be used on the interior,...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-15-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By HoodPin
Hi Mark, I'll take the extinguisher & mount. ...

Hi Mark,
I'll take the extinguisher & mount.

I'll PM you regarding payment & pickup.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-14-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By HoodPin
Mark, So sorry to hear about your engine...

Mark,
So sorry to hear about your engine failure. The GTI will be good driver fun, but hopefully you'll see an opportunity later to get back into the P-car game.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-12-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,622
Posted By HoodPin
This was the reason for selling my 240Z. And...

This was the reason for selling my 240Z. And thus....the foray into station wagons and minivans. :lol:

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dWvHSKs/2/018639ff/L/i-dWvHSKs-L.jpg
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-12-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,622
Posted By HoodPin
Yup, Fall of 1987. My one & only checkered...

Yup, Fall of 1987. My one & only checkered flag. :D
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-12-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,622
Posted By HoodPin
'71 240Z. Great driver car, easy to work on,...

'71 240Z. Great driver car, easy to work on, but had to stay ahead of some rust. After many years of autox'ing, I ended up caging the car and racing it. I sold it to embark on life in station...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-28-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By HoodPin
Another option to modifying the 24mm socket, is...

Another option to modifying the 24mm socket, is to grip it with socket with a visegrip (presuming you have both :p), and see if it'll hold enough for you work the allen wrench.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-27-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By HoodPin
Karl, I have bolt-in 944 roll bar if you're...

Karl,
I have bolt-in 944 roll bar if you're interested. It was originally in John Houston's car before he converted it to a race car with a full cage. I thought I was going to install in my...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-27-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By HoodPin
In the past, I've been able to assess some wheel...

In the past, I've been able to assess some wheel "trueness" by spinning the wheel/tire on the car. You can assess up & down movement by observing the tread surface from the side as the wheel...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-27-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By HoodPin
If you have access to a grinder, here's a post on...

If you have access to a grinder, here's a post on Pelican that describes slightly modding the outside of a 24mm socket so you can hold it with a wrench, while pocking the allen wrench through the 3/8...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-24-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By HoodPin
Matt, I just thought of something. These...

Matt,
I just thought of something. These cables are off of a 2000 986S, with 3.2L and 6-speed tranny. I'm not sure if they're different from base 986 cables.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-24-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By HoodPin
Dave, I've never encountered that problem, but...

Dave,
I've never encountered that problem, but the play in the pulley does appear to be too much. Is it possible to remove the bolt holding the pulley on? Perhaps a shim is missing underneath,...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-24-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By HoodPin
Hey Matt, I found the OEM shiter cables. Are...

Hey Matt,
I found the OEM shiter cables. Are they worth a 6 pack of dark beer?

Tony P.

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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By HoodPin
Geez....that system looks like total BS. Using...

Geez....that system looks like total BS. Using infrared light to analyze exhaust emissions along the side of the road as you drive by??? :roll:

In MD, they now have 24-hour self-service...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By HoodPin
Since this is car stuff versus driver's license...

Since this is car stuff versus driver's license stuff, if you have access to a lawyer, I believe you can get a limited power of attorney to conduct DMV business on her behalf. It looks like there's...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-23-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By HoodPin
I'm not sure if I kept the set when I switched...

I'm not sure if I kept the set when I switched the ones in Cindy's 2000 Boxster. I'll look through my "storage" stuff later today, and let you know if I still have them.
Forum: Track Talk 07-23-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By HoodPin
Our team is switching cars to participate more in...

Our team is switching cars to participate more in AER (though pandemic this year has put a major kink in our plans). But I have a Mazda RX7 that we ran for years, and actually did quite well in...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-19-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By HoodPin
Dohhh......:oops: I wonder if someone closer...

Dohhh......:oops:

I wonder if someone closer to Knoxville provides similar service.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-19-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By HoodPin
If you're going to have it dyno'd, then why not...

If you're going to have it dyno'd, then why not take it BEHE, where he can dyno and do a chip at the same time. BEHE can then emulate the chip on his computer, with different chip parameters, see...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-18-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,106
Posted By HoodPin
FWIW, I've been doing some hot tub repairs...

FWIW, I've been doing some hot tub repairs lately, and heating the end of the vinyl helps A LOT.
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