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Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 06-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By racer
2019 PCAP Autocross thread

Season started.. Missed the first event and the school :( .

Saw there are 73 entrants listed for this Sunday's event. Even some old school aircoolers (71 911T, 70 914/6 (not mine). I will be...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-18-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,892
Views: 475,766
Posted By racer
I think its the shape of the cooling/vent holes...

I think its the shape of the cooling/vent holes are not proper. These look like later "disc wheels".. ie, 5x130 wheels.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-13-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By racer
Indeed. Great addition. Submitted pic of my light...

Indeed. Great addition. Submitted pic of my light ivory 914.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By racer
Looks great! Enjoy the new toy.

Looks great! Enjoy the new toy.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 06-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By racer
I confess, other than wondering how many owners a...

I confess, other than wondering how many owners a used car has and some sense of registration and accident history, its the only reason I ever used Carfax.

As this article mentions, it just may...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 06-01-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By racer
Pretty car in the background! Less pretty engine...

Pretty car in the background! Less pretty engine in the foreground. Buyers want to know operating condition. Spins freely? Runs? Or is it really a bunch of unknowns needing a full rebuild?

Where...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 05-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By racer
Or, upgrade your 914/4 to 911 components (just...

Or, upgrade your 914/4 to 911 components (just grab some struts, brakes etc, etc). Anyone recall stock TB sizes? 18mm?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-28-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By racer
Hi and welcome! Introduce yourself here if...

Hi and welcome!

Introduce yourself here if you haven't already: https://dorkiphus.net/porsche/showthread.php?t=13610

Lots of 996/997 types out here. Some are hands on.. Some are "checks on" ;) ...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-16-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By racer
be sure to check the fuel rail in the engine...

be sure to check the fuel rail in the engine compartment.. no point fixing the back and then. bam.. gas leaks on a hot engine!

Give your friend this link : https://www.clarks-garage.com/
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-15-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By racer
I have been under the impression that its not...

I have been under the impression that its not really the octane, but the mix with Ethanol that causes fuel system issues in, at least, older cars... same with "small engines" like mowers and snow...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-13-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By racer
How bout on Dorkiphus? Autotrader? Carmax? MB...

How bout on Dorkiphus? Autotrader? Carmax? MB boards? Local paper?EBay? Facebook marketplace? You know, the same places you sell anything else.

Which model is it? Mileage?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-08-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 711
Posted By racer
That's why Californian's seem to get excited...

That's why Californian's seem to get excited about older cars that still have their "original blue plate"... guess if registration lapses, you'd get a new white plate out there on your old classic. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-01-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,063
Posted By racer
I give it a few weeks.. once it gets real hot and...

I give it a few weeks.. once it gets real hot and you need AC... plus cmon man, hardly 300hp in that old beast (watch out for stoplight Camry's).. and where's the red interior?

ok, ok, now that I...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 04-29-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By racer
A possible bargain in the world of Aircooled...

A possible bargain in the world of Aircooled 911's. Hows the engine? Rust? Mileage?
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By racer
Are u looking only for engine / engine parts?...

Are u looking only for engine / engine parts? Body work? Suspension?
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-27-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By racer
Pic of an actual flag?

Pic of an actual flag?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-25-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By racer
A useful resource: ...

A useful resource:
https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/problemareas
https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/mikesporscheboxsterwebpages

fwiw, when I looked in 2006 for a Boxster, I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-24-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 200,364
Posted By racer
True. I went to a prep school in Montgomery...

True. I went to a prep school in Montgomery county. No Drivers Ed class. had to pay for "easy driver" or some such branded school to log classroom and behind the wheel training. Best part was driving...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-24-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By racer
Is an item like this color specific? or all they...

Is an item like this color specific? or all they all black? (btw, don't have one, just curious)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-24-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 200,364
Posted By racer
Lolz... 1) was not part of my high school...

Lolz...

1) was not part of my high school curriculum, but when i took my drivers test, it was in a 914.. a 14 foot car fits pretty easily in a 25 foot spot!

2) Drivers Ed is part of my kids...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-16-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By racer
WTB: 914 front trunk lid

Want to buy a 914 front trunk lid. The better the original condition preferred. I believe they are all the same (early vs late) but if there is a difference, early would be preferred as well.
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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-16-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,063
Posted By racer
If only the Turbo Targa was a slope nose!

If only the Turbo Targa was a slope nose!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-16-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,482
Posted By racer
Interested in going, unless someone local has a...

Interested in going, unless someone local has a 914 front trunk lid available :(
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-16-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By racer
These guys recycle Porsches:...

These guys recycle Porsches: http://www.dcauto.com/ use the contact tab. Don't kow much about them. They advertise in Panorama. Never bought anything from them.

As mentioned, cheapest out is to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-11-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By racer
Bummer.

Bummer.
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