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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By chrismorse
Money well spent-good upgrade.

You can go with new or used adj factory plates, SwaayAway or Elephant, (best).
Chris
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By chrismorse
Retarded?

Isn't the advance really a retard
, for emissions, on the 74?
Recurving and a proper vacuum advance should sharpen up the response,power AND the mileage.
Chris
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,348
Posted By chrismorse
Misc.....

With the engine out
Have a good look under the cooling tin. Heard reports of nests, dog food in there.
If you are doing the valve adjust, at least check rocker shaft bolts,head bolts, maybe...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 05-13-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,942
Posted By chrismorse
Is there any consensus for a rough starting point for street/track height??

This is a bit nieve, I know, given the infinite variable combinations and range of desired results.
If we aim for a "more sporting street useage" mid year chassis set up, that is starting from...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-11-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By chrismorse
Thanks Gordon, This build is a couple of...

Thanks Gordon,
This build is a couple of years out, still working & saving the folding money, while doing a lot of reading. I've done a few engines and am looking forward to both the learning...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-06-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By chrismorse
Thanks Guys for your thoughtful input and advice,...

Thanks Guys for your thoughtful input and advice,

I'll finish the suspension/brake work, get the trans upgraded, (iti is noisy), then do the engine.
Doing the engine in stages is sounding...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By chrismorse
3 steps...

Hi Gordon,

Thanks for the input.
I am taking the work in three major steps, front suspension/brakes/steering, second, trans work, rear suspension/brakes and third, engine work.

The...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-02-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By chrismorse
2.7 ITB with stock pistons & cams / bigger cams & HC forged pistons??

My Dad's original 2.7 needs upgrading. I'm doing the suspension, quicker ratio rack, slightly bigger t bars, new busings, bilsteins, ft brake cooling, pedal cluster maintenance, light flywheel and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-08-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By chrismorse
Classic post bleeding master cylinder failure

Bob is right.
With years of usage, small bits of corrosion and debris are pushed about in the master cylinder. The piston seal does a great job of moving this junk to the normal end of travel, where...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-06-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,727
Posted By chrismorse
All of those shots are of my filter

Hi Bob,
Geary just picked up a photo from an earlier rant post of mine against fram.
Imho, Baldwin is right up there with Mahle and Mann.
Chris
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-05-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,727
Posted By chrismorse
fram - not any "extra gard"

Here are the two other photos I took.
Scary stuff.http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/fram_21522937864.JPG
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/fram_31522937864.JPG
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-04-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,727
Posted By chrismorse
Fram, never again.

The PO gave me a fram oil filter when I bought the 77 308. Subsequent to a major service, I took the car to the track. Half way through the track session. I almost puckered up the drivers seat...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By chrismorse
Gauge source??

Hi VF,

Where did you get the gauge?
I would like to measure engine compartment air pressure with and without a duck tail in an attempt to quantify reports of engine temp reduction with the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-26-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By chrismorse
Use the later style bar and adj. drop links

When dad passed his 74 to me, it had no rear bar and one mount was torn off. The other mount had been sawn off.
I installed a pair of Wevo mounts and some original links and a used "Carrera" rear...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By chrismorse
Can you see a makers mark?? Looks like a pea...

Can you see a makers mark??
Looks like a pea shooter Dansk sport?.
Chris
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By chrismorse
Chest Hair???

My heart is going pitty pat...I want to see that chest hair.

Is there any documentation on the pea shooter tips. The factory must have some reason for them, besides shin banging??

Nice...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-05-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By chrismorse
I added spacers to 914 rear calipers to run...

I added spacers to 914 rear calipers to run vented cross drilled 911 discs.

The Man to talk to is Eric at PMB. I would leave engineering approval to him.

One thing to watch out for is ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-05-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By chrismorse
My 74 has the factory short shifter and it is a...

My 74 has the factory short shifter and it is a bit notchy and heavier feel than stock. However, I did not replace the coupler, only the two bushings and the SS.
I was considering the Wevo,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By chrismorse
DIY or pay the pros???

Hi Jameel,

I have only cornerweighted one car. I did bars, springs, shocks, bushings and was able to borrow a set of scales from the local sports car club. If you don't have access to a set, you...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-27-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By chrismorse
Cooler choices

Hi Bart,
Our host has a broad selection of "how to articles", see header at top of page.

The one you want is the "Carrera oil cooler upgrade".

It covers, briefly, the changes made to the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By chrismorse
Which front cooler??

Hi, Bart,

Which front cooler do you have?? Fender trombone, brass tube, or finned Carrera cooler?.
Or, do you have the front bumper mounted cooler?

Talk to Chuck at Elephant Racing about...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-24-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By chrismorse
Bigger oil cooler = cheap insurance.

180 HP needs a cooler.
My dad's bone stock, 74 2.7 had AC and ran insaneoil temperatures, (with scary oil pressures),in very mild climate.
Ask any engine builder, (air cooled), about engine...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-18-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By chrismorse
McMaster/Carr

I would try McMaster/Carr. I believe they have high density polyethylene, (hdpe). Tough stuff.
Chris
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,604
Posted By chrismorse
KEP "Ultra light PP" 7 pounds

Patrick Motorsports has a KEP Ultralight that has an aluminum foot or plate, weighs 7 pounds and costs about $800+

Any experience out there??

chris
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-16-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,779
Posted By chrismorse
Any midrange torque loss??

Was there any midrange torque/hp loss??

What does your butt dyno say?

Usually, there is a price to pay, midrange softness for top end gain, drone or intolerably loud?

Nice work, looking...
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