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J1NX3D J1NX3D is offline
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Posts: 2,083
Vehicle Name J1nx3d
Year 1986
Make Porsche
Model 944
Color Crystal green metallic
History Third owner. Bought in March 2008 with 113,000kms. Registered as first selling NZ New in 1988 but is an '86 build.


Weight with 1/3 tank of gas:

FL 295kg FR 250kg
RL 350kg RR 310kg
total front 545kg
total rear 660kg
All up weight 1205kg

Nov 2010: Clutch changed at 114,500 kms.
Nov 2011: 968 parts car bought. Project ahoy!
May 2012: New tyres, tierods, control arm bushings, hatch lock seal, drivers side door switch.
Oct 2012: New waterpump, thermostat, cam and balance belts and rollers (kit from 944online)
Dec 2015: Fuchs refurbished.
Jul 2016: Car lowered on Koni sports shocks, new A Arm bushings and 968 camber blocks, RS Barn lower brace installed.

Jun18 - Jan19: 968 engine refreshed and installed, along with 968 TT and 6 spd LSD transaxle with Lindsey racing speedo pick up; modified 944S2 front struts with koni sports shocks and 200 lb lowered springs; 968 Clubsport bilstein rear shocks with helper springs.
A/C delete, KLR powersteering adjuster rod and Only944 alternator adjuster rod.

Waiting for install:
Hella super tone horn set
Headlight relay wiring harness
Exterior OEM 944 front bumper and valence sourced and re-installed. Bumper is non-headlight washer type, lower valence is non-foglight type.

-AIR 924 Carrera GTS reproduction front valence
-Door molding

Waiting for install:
-AIR 924 Carrera GTS rear spoiler


Interior -Fire Extinguisher and seat bracket
-Pioneer stereo headunit
-Alpine SPS-406 4x6 speakers (front only)
-Track mat
-Only944 e-brake button
-968CS centre tray
-968 hazard switch
-Sport seats with black perforated Only944 seat covers.
-Function first classic shift knob

-Only944 seat latches
-Only944 shift lever
-968CS steering wheel
-968CS parcel tray
-968 door cards
-Leather shift boot from 944online
-Stainless Shift Insert from Rennbay

Waiting for install:
-Classic9 vinyl dash kit

-Rear seat delete
-RS-style door cards
-Android 4.4 DDIN stereo

Performance Upgrades -Braided SS brakelines
-Bendex HD pads
-Only944 shift lever
-Billet PCG lightened pulleys

Waiting for install:

-Only944 shift linkage arm

Engine / Under the Hood -968 3.0L conversion
-New expansion tank
-New brake fluid reservoir
-New 968 washer fluid bottle
-New powersteering lines and reservoir
-Modified powersteering return line from Arnworx

Waiting for install:
RS Barn performance chip
VEMS PNP standalone ECU
New battery earth

-Only944 short shift kit

Suspension Stock 20mm front sway bar, no rear sway bar.

-26.8mm front sway bar with triangulating brackets
-18mm rear sway bar
-RSBarn control arm brace
-200 lb weltmeister lowered springs
-Koni yellow adjustable sports shocks front
-Bilstein sport shocks rear with 968CS helper springs

Waiting for install:


Wheels and Tires -FR: 17x8j OZ Racing Chronos w/ Michelin Pilot Sport 4 225/45/R17's
-RE: 17x9j OZ Racing Chronos w/ Michelin Pilot Sport 4 245/40/R17's

-16" 930 Fuchs
-FR: 16x7 Fuchs w/ Toyo T1R 225/50/R16's
-RE: 16x8 Fuchs w/ Toyo T1R 245/40/R16's

Was: 205/50/R16 & 225/55/R16 Bridgestone GIII's

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