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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-20-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,911
Posted By Jack Olsen
Yeah, why is this in the off topic section? ...

Yeah, why is this in the off topic section?

It's a lot more technical than pictures of my car. :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-20-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,911
Posted By Jack Olsen
Yes. The list of particular situations where a...

Yes. The list of particular situations where a modern 911 would beat my car is pretty long. It will accelerate faster. It will probably brake faster. These are two areas where the newer car's...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-02-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,049
Posted By Jack Olsen
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Cris_and_...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Cris_and_Jack1580700670.jpg

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Jack Olsen
In my case, I tiled the top of the lift to match...

In my case, I tiled the top of the lift to match the floor.

http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/2372/cleandown.jpg

http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/8268/cleanupbz.jpg

Final step, choose your...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Jack Olsen
Here would be the steps. 1) Work out what...

Here would be the steps.

1) Work out what space you need, and include a plan for electric and/or hydraulic lines running in and out of the space. Also think about water drainage or putting in a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-09-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Jack Olsen
Mine is both little and light -- less than 3-1/2...

Mine is both little and light -- less than 3-1/2 pounds. Going on 5 years, now. But it's kind of particular to my application.

http://imageshack.com/a/img910/1847/kPir2Y.jpg
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-09-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220,855
Posted By Jack Olsen
Cover: ...

Cover:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/924/6rojNf.jpg

Click on these links for files big enough to read the text:

http://imageshack.com/a/img924/5442/6rojNf.jpg...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-09-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220,855
Posted By Jack Olsen
One day, my kids are going to find this thread...

One day, my kids are going to find this thread and they're going to be mad I spent so much time thinking about this car. But 20 years down the road, here are some more pictures and a magazine...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-09-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By Jack Olsen
Just saw this. My old 911 was junked after the...

Just saw this. My old 911 was junked after the drive train got moved over to my new tub. I have no idea what happened to the old shell or the VIN plates. Buyer beware, I guess.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-19-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By Jack Olsen
Taking the WEVO dive for my 915...worth it??

Yes. I'm about 17 years in with my Wevo stuff. I have their internal gateshift, their classic shifter and their coupler.

There are other good products out there, but I'm an example of too much...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-14-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Jack Olsen
For the anniversary days, they usually open up a...

For the anniversary days, they usually open up a tour of Porsche North America Motorsports, which shares the facility. It's worth doing.

I used to do driver coaching there.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-31-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jack Olsen
Thanks. It's a bunch of stuff that goes on: ...

Thanks. It's a bunch of stuff that goes on:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922/rDNpKw.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/All_of1507395744.jpg

And then back to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-31-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jack Olsen
One data point: I'm in my 15th year of regular...

One data point: I'm in my 15th year of regular track use with my Lindsey-cut Fuchs centers.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-31-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jack Olsen
Especially with an air-cooled engine, it's tricky...

Especially with an air-cooled engine, it's tricky to make a diffuser without some big compromises.

But then, diffusers on production cars -- or any car with a relatively soft suspension, which...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-23-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,877
Posted By Jack Olsen
I miss him.

I miss him.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-18-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Jack Olsen
I used to have the belly pan condenser. It...

I used to have the belly pan condenser. It worked great, but (in my case) was vulnerable to damage from going off track. I never had any issues with it in street driving.

I don't think it was...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,877
Posted By Jack Olsen
That got me thinking. Let's take a moment to...

That got me thinking. Let's take a moment to remember Otto.

https://yovenice.com/2013/02/10/rip-john-otto-williamson/
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-08-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Jack Olsen
I'm 5'10". Short legs. I also like the seat...

I'm 5'10". Short legs. I also like the seat rocked back as much as I can, so I want the wheel moved closer to me. I have a quick-release adding to the length of the wheel adapter, but I shortened...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-07-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Jack Olsen
It's a matter of personal taste. I love my...

It's a matter of personal taste. I love my Mod07.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/01Interior1570511924.JPG
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-02-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,877
Posted By Jack Olsen
Yep. We're talking about what would be a...

Yep. We're talking about what would be a qualifying line, not one you'd use in a race.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-29-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jack Olsen
Nothing very exciting. I had acrylic pieces in...

Nothing very exciting. I had acrylic pieces in place for my front and rear quarters. But they were 16 years old and gray-ing out. You can see it in this picture if you compare them to the side...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jack Olsen
Rears were the ones I was more uncertain about,...

Rears were the ones I was more uncertain about, since they're often weighed with the frames and seals. Thanks again!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jack Olsen
Thanks! Are those rears or fronts?

Thanks! Are those rears or fronts?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Jack Olsen
Factory glass weight, front and rear quarters

I've done some searching, but get contradictory numbers. Does anyone know the weight of the factory rear quarter glass, absent frame or seals?

And if you've got that, you might also have the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-19-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Jack Olsen
40 years in business. Sad to see them go.

40 years in business. Sad to see them go.
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