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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-05-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By Wayne 962
Hi everyone, Wayne here. I read Danís posts...

Hi everyone, Wayne here. I read Danís posts regarding Turner, and although I donít have first-hand knowledge of Turnerís situation, from what Iíve heard from other people involved, his summary is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-05-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,509
Posted By Wayne 962
Hi everyone, Wayne here. I read Danís posts...

Hi everyone, Wayne here. I read Danís posts regarding Turner, and although I donít have first-hand knowledge of Turnerís situation, from what Iíve heard from other people involved, his summary is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-05-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Been talking back and forth with KevinP73, and I...

Been talking back and forth with KevinP73, and I will be dragging the car out to see him in the next day or two. He's been kind enough to take some time to take a close look at it and give me his...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-02-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Kevin, you're on my list to call on Monday! ...

Kevin, you're on my list to call on Monday! Doing my research right now, thx...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Well, okay. I now have three quotes from three...

Well, okay. I now have three quotes from three painters with very good reputations, and months, if not years, long waiting lists. Amazingly, they all say $15K. But these are the guys that do the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-23-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Yes, this is turning out to be much more...

Yes, this is turning out to be much more difficult than I thought (and I thought it would be difficult). A friend / neighbor of mine just had his 914 painted at a shop nearby, I'm going to check out...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-22-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Right, I'm looking for a Maaco ++ job. A...

Right, I'm looking for a Maaco ++ job. A track-car paint shop job. I've mentally budgeted about $5K for it. I can afford more, but it's the same reason why I still have an iPhone 6 - I'm not...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-22-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
While that thought crossed my mind for a 1/2 of a...

While that thought crossed my mind for a 1/2 of a second, I do realize that a) this is a messy and time-consuming process, and b) I think it does probably take years of working in this trade in order...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-22-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
I'm beginning to come to the realization - when I...

I'm beginning to come to the realization - when I parked the car about 8 years ago because I didn't want to deal with body shops and painting it, I'm understanding that my concerns and issues from...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Many people have since suggested that I think...

Many people have since suggested that I think about wrapping the car, since the paint will only be on the outside, very similar to what I have spec'ed out here. In the old days, the wraps were only...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
For the wheels question, I use Armando Serrano's...

For the wheels question, I use Armando Serrano's website here: 914-6 GT's Photo Galleries at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/9146gt)

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
The car is already stripped down and paint-ready....

The car is already stripped down and paint-ready. We would only be looking to paint the outside surfaces. I think everyone is assuming a full rotisserie paint job, which is the opposite of what I'm...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Bumping this thread for a Monday morning read... ...

Bumping this thread for a Monday morning read...

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By Wayne 962
Hmm, these engines can be misleading at times...

Hmm, these engines can be misleading at times when they have been sitting for a while. If it were my engine, I would stuff it back together, put it in the car, drive it, and then run the tests...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,168
Posted By Wayne 962
Yes, while newbie questions are welcome here, the...

Yes, while newbie questions are welcome here, the book was written to answer most of them...

https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/shopcart/BOOK/POR_BOOK_bkptec_pg3.htm

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,691
Posted By Wayne 962
I'm not dead, I'm still lurking around! :) ...

I'm not dead, I'm still lurking around! :)

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 631
Posted By Wayne 962
A good locksmith should be able to do it - I just...

A good locksmith should be able to do it - I just had some made last week...

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By Wayne 962
What are the details on the "rebuild"? Was it...

What are the details on the "rebuild"? Was it simply a gasket refresh, or were new pistons and cylinders used? Re-ringed or same old used rings used? These are important details...

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,598
Posted By Wayne 962
This may or may not work, but I've used dental...

This may or may not work, but I've used dental floss in the past to remove tricky emblems without damaging the car. It may take forever to do, but the floss should be able to get deep inside the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
3 months is too short? -Wayne

3 months is too short?

-Wayne
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Here's what the car looks like right now,...

Here's what the car looks like right now, completely stripped of all glass and trim:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/B_IMG_02281526847425.JPG

Here are some more photos of the 914-6...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-20-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,044
Posted By Wayne 962
Need help from the community on Paint...

Hi all. As you may have heard, we recently recovered my stolen 914-6 conversion! See more details here: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-cars-sale/911752-waynes-914-6-conversion-stolen.html...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-11-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Wayne 962
Very much so. Also, he didn't anticipate me...

Very much so. Also, he didn't anticipate me trolling through the streets of LA looking for him every night for a month!

-Wayne
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-11-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Wayne 962
I don't really sell cars. This MINI is so...

I don't really sell cars. This MINI is so tricked out right now, that it would be a shame to sell it. Honestly, it's probably the "quickest" car in the showroom right now. Quickest - not fastest. ...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 05-11-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By Wayne 962
Funny you mention that, I have to go look back 20...

Funny you mention that, I have to go look back 20 years ago to see if I already wrote an article on that. I can't recall!

-Wayne
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