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Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-21-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By jhsmith
Another vote for Billy

Another vote for Billy
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jhsmith
For non-porsche, older cars (like my the ones my...

For non-porsche, older cars (like my the ones my children drive and occasionally wreck), I use Matchless on Rt 7 in Vienna.
Forum: Track Talk 09-08-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By jhsmith
I'd recommend a Trailex if it fits your budget. ...

I'd recommend a Trailex if it fits your budget. Mine is now over 20 years old and still going strong.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 09-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By jhsmith
Perhaps you may want to check with the SSM...

Perhaps you may want to check with the SSM builders near Summit Point. Performance Auto Works, RP, Windsor Customs. After last weekends carnage, they are all likely busy gutting new donor cars...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 09-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By jhsmith
Craigslist '89 911

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/d/west-mclean-classic-1989-porsche-911/6970564591.html
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-29-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By jhsmith
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-17-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By jhsmith
Needed to ask if it would work with the PDK in my...

Needed to ask if it would work with the PDK in my 997 :)
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-12-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jhsmith
Vicegrip, Exactly, a muffler shop. Which...

Vicegrip,

Exactly, a muffler shop. Which ones do you trust?

The "thermal reactor" seems to be in good shape - perhaps it was stainless. Everything after that is rusted. Could be built our of...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jhsmith
Otto, Thanks for the suggestion. I had not been...

Otto, Thanks for the suggestion. I had not been thinking of them because I had always thought of them with respect to Porsche budgets not Toyota budgets but I'll call them to get an idea of price. ...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-11-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jhsmith
Custom exhaust shop?

FJ40 needs a new exhaust from the headers on back. 1975 means no catalyst, just a muffler. Any recommendations for an exhaust shop in Vienna, Sterling, Leesburg?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-03-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jhsmith
'75 fj40

'75 fj40
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-02-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jhsmith
Huge thank you to John for passing along the set...

Huge thank you to John for passing along the set he got from Kurt.

And to illustrate how important it is to pay attention to exhaust....

I had backed my (new to me) '75 FJ40 up to the edge of...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-01-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By jhsmith
I spoke with them when I picked up the car. They...

I spoke with them when I picked up the car. They quoted it by whatever computer they were using and it gave them the 22 hours (although I looked up alldata and saw 14 hours so perhaps that was a...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-01-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By jhsmith
New rack is an eye popping $2100. Rebuilt one is...

New rack is an eye popping $2100. Rebuilt one is $572.

From what I've read online, the original toyota manual called for subframe and engine removal. An update to the manual has instructions for...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-31-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By jhsmith
Interesting results on this repair. Craftsman...

Interesting results on this repair. Craftsman diagnosis matches diagnosis I got from Toyota Factory OBDII reader software. Craftsman quoted about 22 hours. AllData says 14 hours. Lexus dealer...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-30-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jhsmith
Garage Exhaust Hose

Any recommendations on brands/sources for exhaust hose? Is 3" the most common size?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-28-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By jhsmith
Independent hybrid Toyota repair shop?

Power steering failure on a 2007 Lexus RX400h derives 42V power from its 280V hybrid battery to drive electrically assisted power steering. Besides the dealer, are there any independent shops in...
Forum: Track Talk 07-26-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By jhsmith
I've got AIM data for an SSM and I'm slow. So it...

I've got AIM data for an SSM and I'm slow. So it is good to see what not to do if you want a copy of it.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-20-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By jhsmith
Agree with Dr. K. Paul at Radial. Or save...

Agree with Dr. K. Paul at Radial. Or save yourself a drive and get a tire machine to do it yourself.
Forum: Track Talk 06-22-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By jhsmith
Skipping the insurance issues above, this is a...

Skipping the insurance issues above, this is a great deal. I'd take Michael up on the offer but I already have the identical trailer. Really nice to be able to tow a racecar with a mid-sized SUV...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-15-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By jhsmith
VA front license plate mounting for 718 Boxster

My wife recently got a 718 Boxster and she is struggling to accept the need to put holes in the front bumper to mount a license plate. I'm wondering what the group think at Dorkiphus is on this...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-27-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By jhsmith
Mercedes now posted on Dorkiphus

Mercedes now posted on Dorkiphus
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 05-26-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By jhsmith
2011 Mercedes E550 Convertible - $15k

Sold

My wife's Boxster arrived last week so her Mercedes E550 is looking for a new home...

2011 Mercedes E550, 94k miles, Diamond White with beige soft top and beige interior - $15k.
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Forum: Professional Help 05-25-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By jhsmith
Good results from Charlie and company at...

Good results from Charlie and company at Intersport over the last 8 years for both track and road cars. In addition to the Porsche and MB, I've been taking my daughters' Volvo and Lexus to him.
...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-23-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By jhsmith
Charlie at Intersport...

Charlie at Intersport...
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