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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,793
Posted By jpnovak
I have a question that is not repair related. ...

I have a question that is not repair related.

Let's say you have a SWB slab side car and you want to hand hammer some 911R style flares. The flare must curve outward and then tuck inward. I...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 01-14-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By jpnovak
There are some GM application lever actuated TPS...

There are some GM application lever actuated TPS sensors. These can be configured to run off the throttle body lever arm or the fuel cut microswitch lever on the main crossbar.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-14-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
Yes, It has been a long road. To recap, ...

Yes, It has been a long road.

To recap, the interior of the car was treated for sound deadening and thermal reflection. All of the glass is treated with IR reflecting clear tint. Most of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-14-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
There are a few scrapes on the underside but not...

There are a few scrapes on the underside but not all the way through. I guess that's a good sign.

If I were to do it over again I would probably wet on wet spray with the epoxy for a better...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
Some more video action for you. This is from...

Some more video action for you. This is from last month's track fun day.

I have probably described how I was having some tire traction issues. Here is a good example of how much sliding there...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By jpnovak
I almost got the Rockville unit with direct...

I almost got the Rockville unit with direct amplifier connection. There are a few options in this space.

My only issue is that many places I drive do not have cell connection so I need actual...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 214
Posted By jpnovak
These wheels have the wrong offset and will not...

These wheels have the wrong offset and will not clear. The only hope of using them would be to raise ride height, crank as much negative camber as you can get and run very stiff torsion bars so that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-12-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 144,543
Posted By jpnovak
PWM or stepper motor control can be interfaced...

PWM or stepper motor control can be interfaced with many of the existing EFI systems.

This would be a fun project. I am happy to collaborate.

Years ago I thought about doing exactly what...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-12-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,614
Posted By jpnovak
I wonder what it would look like lowered,...

I wonder what it would look like lowered, different tire package and different rocker covers. Like a modern 961 tarmac car...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 144,543
Posted By jpnovak
That is the best! Guess that means you have...

That is the best!

Guess that means you have to break up with the car now. I will be there in a few days to pick it up. Please have border transfer paperwork ready for my arrival...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
They do salt the overpasses and flyovers. I stay...

They do salt the overpasses and flyovers. I stay away from them until we get a good rain.

It will be back up to 70s by the end of the week. I think that was our 24 hours of winter.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 33,344
Posted By jpnovak
Please come clean and organize my garage...

Please come clean and organize my garage...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
About once every 10 years this weird white stiff...

About once every 10 years this weird white stiff falls from the sky in Austin. So, I had to take Minne for a donut run. I ordered up some asphalt parking lot variety. Was a ton of fun sliding...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 144,543
Posted By jpnovak
Channeling you! Snowing here in Austin... ...

Channeling you! Snowing here in Austin...

yes, I went out driving sliding, and doing donuts...

I am amazed at the amount of calibration adjustability in the MFI pump. Been trying to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 144,543
Posted By jpnovak
Jonny, email me the spreadsheet. I can make it...

Jonny, email me the spreadsheet. I can make it 3D for you if you want.

I was just thinking that the curve shapes are similar to what I see on an EFI map.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By jpnovak
I pry them off with an open adjustable wrench...

I pry them off with an open adjustable wrench levered on a hammer handle.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-08-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 151,515
Posted By jpnovak
New year. New start. New job. Go For It!

New year. New start. New job.

Go For It!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-07-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By jpnovak
The cylinders were removed and measured for...

The cylinders were removed and measured for height? If they match, that's great.

I would replace the head. And make sure they are all machined the same height.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-07-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By jpnovak
Very much agree. Measure out all the heads. ...

Very much agree. Measure out all the heads. Machine to match as necessary.

Then measure out all the cylinders. Adjust heights as necessary. I have machined the lower side of cylinders so they...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-07-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
Ha! I have a small MP3 player box wedged between...

Ha! I have a small MP3 player box wedged between the seat and heater lever. points upwards. Works well enough until I get the actual audio installed.

I admit I do like listening to music...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-06-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
Jonny, I never tried a trials motorcycle. I...

Jonny, I never tried a trials motorcycle. I raced bikes for a long time and used to have a Monte Trials bike with first gen Magura hydraulic rim brakes. Was fun messing around on it trying not to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-06-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 113,158
Posted By jpnovak
Chris, I totally agree. The rear bushings were...

Chris, I totally agree. The rear bushings were shaped in the same way you describe and there is minimal binding.

The challenge is the front through-body sway bar bushings. These are conical...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-05-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By jpnovak
Brian, They are not on his website. ...

Brian,

They are not on his website.

The Vallelunga are pretty comfortable. He just introduced the folding versoin with the new hinge mechanism.

I have had some of his seats for 15...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 01-05-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By jpnovak
Yep. Fuel cut and crank up the timing. Grab...

Yep. Fuel cut and crank up the timing. Grab that off-throttle decel.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-05-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By jpnovak
Those are the new adjustable Vallelunga sets from...

Those are the new adjustable Vallelunga sets from Stefan at GTS Classics.
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