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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-15-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Nine17
My wife and I were in Santa Fe for a long weekend...

My wife and I were in Santa Fe for a long weekend in March. We has no set plan and decided to just wander around.

Chef Estevan Garcia was catching some fresh air outside his Estevan on...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-15-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Nine17
Kind of a "modified bug." A rare Dannenhauer &...

Kind of a "modified bug." A rare Dannenhauer & Stauss coupe. One of two built and probably the only survivor. They built a few dozen cabriolets; one was at Luftgekuhlt.

-- David
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,413
Posted By Nine17
I don't know why hillclimbing hasn't really...

I don't know why hillclimbing hasn't really caught-on over here in the U.S. That road looks gorgeous. Well done.

-- David
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-14-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,413
Posted By Nine17
Inspiring! You sir, are living the dream. ...

Inspiring! You sir, are living the dream.

-- David
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-07-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,413
Posted By Nine17
Jack, I've been enjoying these short films. They...

Jack, I've been enjoying these short films. They display the 911R brilliantly and connect the Porsche product as an accessible gateway to the brand's rich racing heritage for "regular" customers. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-20-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,444
Posted By Nine17
WOW! Gorgeous welds. -- David

WOW! Gorgeous welds.

-- David
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-03-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,444
Posted By Nine17
A decade ago when I bought my '88, Jerry Woods...

A decade ago when I bought my '88, Jerry Woods told me not to mess with the motor, but build a "killer" tranny around third and fifth gears, using the G50/10 close ratios for first, second, and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Nine17
My '88 3.2 had the "high-torque" starter on it...

My '88 3.2 had the "high-torque" starter on it when I bought it. I began having no-start issues and a drained battery. Talked to the guys at JWE. Apparently the "high-torque" starter has heat-soak...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-11-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,822
Posted By Nine17
I've passed California smog every other year...

I've passed California smog every other year since '07. '88 3.2 with SW Chip, open air box, sport 1-out muffler. Love the smooth power.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,928
Posted By Nine17
Perfectly legal (I've been a lawyer for 30...

Perfectly legal (I've been a lawyer for 30 years). At Sports Car Market they used to call them "bids from a chandelier in the back of the room." The high-end auctions are designed for sellers to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By Nine17
Don't know if I'm attending this year, but it...

Don't know if I'm attending this year, but it appears that they now require registration.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1654560928104217/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By Nine17
I saw this in Octane and was tempted to write an...

I saw this in Octane and was tempted to write an outraged e-mail to Mark Dixon, who published a similar letter from me about the 911 a few years back. Bowel disorders and sphincter-tightening??? ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,468
Posted By Nine17
Nice machine, cheekybird! My advice: Never...

Nice machine, cheekybird!

My advice: Never backdate an '88. You will throw away enough parts to buy a longhood if that's what you really wanted in the first place. An '88 is a thing of beauty...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,691
Posted By Nine17
Thanks, George. A loop, perhaps?

Thanks, George. A loop, perhaps?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,691
Posted By Nine17
One of the best posts on Pelican -- ever! ...

One of the best posts on Pelican -- ever!

Funny conincidence, but I've been planning a 2015 trip to include a drive over St. Gotthard Pass. This is the same pass over which James Bond 007 in his...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,889
Posted By Nine17
I have an '88 G50 3.2 coupe (chipped by Steve...

I have an '88 G50 3.2 coupe (chipped by Steve Wong), and this past weekend drove it and a 964 Speedster back-to-back. I really prefer the 3.2 for it's more direct "feel" over the 964's power...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,893
Posted By Nine17
I think that this 924 thing is catching on... ...

I think that this 924 thing is catching on...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads23/924+GTS1400735815.jpg
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,810
Posted By Nine17
I personally prefer a simple female chuck and my...

I personally prefer a simple female chuck and my Intercomp racing tire gauge with bleed-off. Just fill the tire and bleed it down.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,810
Posted By Nine17
That detailing supply place in Tacoma, WA...

That detailing supply place in Tacoma, WA [Gr*ot's Garage].
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,810
Posted By Nine17
Rich Walton at JWE. He's won the Thunderhill 25...

Rich Walton at JWE. He's won the Thunderhill 25 three times.

Confirmed by experience (and lots of trial-and-error).

However, "your mileage may vary." It all depends on driving style and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-19-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,810
Posted By Nine17
These cars are desperately sensitive to tire...

These cars are desperately sensitive to tire pressures. They were designed around very old tire technologies no longer in general production. The "recommended" tire pressures are meaningless -- my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-19-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,275
Posted By Nine17
Bingo!

Bingo!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-27-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By Nine17
Those seats take my breath

Those

seats

take

my

breath
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,157
Views: 1,749,263
Posted By Nine17
I suppose that you all know that after 37 years...

I suppose that you all know that after 37 years and 20,000 km of travel, this 935/77-004 -- R-18 cat's finally out of the bag:

FREISINGER MOTORSPORT - Porsche: Historic racing cars, Restoration,...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 02-27-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By Nine17
Let's leave it at that, no cronyism involved. ...

Let's leave it at that, no cronyism involved. ArNold Wagner, DIeter Inzenhofer, and ALwin Springer were Porsche Motorsport in the USA throughout the 1980's.
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