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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-26-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,092
Posted By Leland Pate
Never eat tacos in an unfamiliar car.

Never eat tacos in an unfamiliar car.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-23-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,208
Posted By Leland Pate
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-23-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,208
Posted By Leland Pate
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-23-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,208
Posted By Leland Pate
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-20-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
Rough, it is. I've totally thrown the wallet at...

Rough, it is. I've totally thrown the wallet at this thing. I think I'm about $13,000 into it so far, between the original purchase price of the engine and the hoard of new Toyota parts I've been...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
I turned my attention to the cylinder head where...

I turned my attention to the cylinder head where my fears were confirmed. This engine was basically a ticking time bomb. All six pre-combustion chambers were cracked. #s 1 and 2 even had small...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
The donor motor came from a Canadian mine truck. ...

The donor motor came from a Canadian mine truck.

Which leads us to our first lesson: "Never buy a Toyota diesel motor from a Canadian mine truck".


Not knowing any better, I forked over my...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
I may spin this off into a separate diesel...

I may spin this off into a separate diesel rebuild thread. I'm about 30% deep into the rebuild of the motor I bought for this truck. The more I think about it, I would actually like to solicit...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
That's disconcerting!

That's disconcerting!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,023
Posted By Leland Pate
Pfft, I loled.

Pfft, I loled.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
I may spin this off into a separate diesel...

I may spin this off into a separate diesel rebuild thread. I'm about 30% deep into the rebuild of the motor I bought for this truck. The more I think about it, I would actually like to solicit...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
A discussion of the wiring alone would keep us...

A discussion of the wiring alone would keep us entertained for a while.

I fell hard for the Dakota Digital HDX cluster that retrofits in the original cluster bezel.

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,688
Posted By Leland Pate
Sadly, this thread was utterly gutted by the...

Sadly, this thread was utterly gutted by the great Photobucket F-U of 2017.

If you need a recap of the last 6+ years, I had a parallel build thread on IH8MUD. You can view it here since the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
Here's a shot of the not-so-cheap to rebuild 3FE:...

Here's a shot of the not-so-cheap to rebuild 3FE:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_71311539749727.jpg


Unfortunately, I hated it. first generation fuel injection (pre-OBDI.OBDII)...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
And that was definitely me, Vash. It's...

And that was definitely me, Vash.

It's still a work in progress as I can't leave well enough alone.

In March, I had it all back together and on the road with a freshly rebuilt 3FE fuel...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
Thanks, everyone! Yes, it's been a while....

Thanks, everyone!

Yes, it's been a while. Actually, I can't believe it's been almost twenty years since I found this forum.

Time passes. We have two girls now; 6 and 18 months. The wife and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,916
Posted By Leland Pate
It took a while but we eventually got another V...

It took a while but we eventually got another V puppy. Her name is Autzie and she's now three years old.

She is by far the sweetest dog I've ever had.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-19-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Leland Pate
Hey Marc! Livin' the dream, man; livin' the...

Hey Marc! Livin' the dream, man; livin' the dream. I am a stay-at-home dad now with two small girls. We settled in Reno and I dabble more in 4x4s these days. Good to see a familiar handle... the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-19-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Leland Pate
How hot is too hot?

I'm wrenching on a buddy's 911S with a '81 3.0L. I drove it home today and saw 225F while cruising at 65mph. I've been out of old 911s for so long I can't exactly remember what's normal, but I have...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-03-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 326,702
Posted By Leland Pate
I approve of this thread.

I approve of this thread.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-01-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,848
Posted By Leland Pate
Holy cow, this is cool. The suspense is killing...

Holy cow, this is cool. The suspense is killing me!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-30-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Leland Pate
That's a big help, thanks! I was having trouble...

That's a big help, thanks! I was having trouble figuring out the threaded fitting size.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-29-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Leland Pate
Bump. Anyone?

Bump.

Anyone?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-28-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Leland Pate
Dansk Fuel Tank Connections, missing FP Relay, and other CIS Questions

Hi everyone,

I've got a '75 911S with a '78 3.0 SC engine sitting in my garage and I'm trying to bring it back to life. Since it's not the original motor to the car, I'm having a few challenges...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-03-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Leland Pate
Thanks for the tips, fellas!

Thanks for the tips, fellas!
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