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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By por86
I will definitely heed your advice when I decide...

I will definitely heed your advice when I decide to upgrade my shifter to a spring loaded tighter feel. Because I like the stock look, and have the leather boot I feel the Seine gate kit fits my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-11-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By por86
Do you have a preference regarding the Seine...

Do you have a preference regarding the Seine versus the WEVO shifting kit? Again, I want to thank you for being spot on with your analysis. I will definitely be looking to upgrade my shifting...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-10-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By por86
I definitely will do that if I start to have...

I definitely will do that if I start to have anymore problems. It seems to to be shifting smoothly since installing the new bushings. She feels like she did when I first purchased it. Again, I want...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-09-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By por86
I took your advice and purchased the required...

I took your advice and purchased the required shift bushings and couplers from Pelican. My mechanic just informed me that the shifter was very pliable and that after replacing the bushings it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-15-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By por86
Question 3rd gear mystery

Asking the experts for help! This problem just developed overnite. 3rd gear at times, in my 86 coupe (915) can be at times hard to find. On more than one occasion I have trouble engaging it into...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-15-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By por86
The top is really faded.10506 Sent from...

The top is really faded.10506


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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-15-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By por86
Steering wheel restoration

My 86 leather steering wheel has a bad case of fade. Iím not sure if itís from old age or sun damage. Does products like Kiwi leather dye and the other leather refinishing color products work? Would...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Wheel alignment update

My car is now aligned and I found out that it had excessive tar around the upper mount that prevented it from moving. Gordon, you were right!!! Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Wow, I’m still in awe as to why the original...

Wow, I’m still in awe as to why the original owners of these beautiful cars thought that lowering the frame would improve its looks. I personally like my car to be 100% stock.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
My 86 ...

My 86
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
My car sits 25 inches in the front and a little...

My car sits 25 inches in the front and a little Jess than 25 in rear.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
To be clear... the second wheel alignment...

To be clear... the second wheel alignment specialist did know where the camber adjustments were located. He loosened the bolts but couldn’t budge the middle doowickee. I guess he tried a Hail Mary by...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Gordon, The car will be seeing a mechanic on...

Gordon, The car will be seeing a mechanic on Tuesday. I will have him check out my dtruts and any loose or worn out parts. Specifically; wheel bearings,strut inserts, and ball joints.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
One more detail. The technician did lift the...

One more detail. The technician did lift the front end after is was up on the wheel alignment machine. He still was unable to adjust the cambers.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Joe, Maybe you or someone else on this forum can...

Joe, Maybe you or someone else on this forum can tell me what the original ride height is. My car is around 1.5 inches distance from the tire to body on the front and back. Also, I want to thank all...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
No I’m not the original owner. I wish I was.

No I’m not the original owner. I wish I was.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Shooo32, I might end up taking your advice. I...

Shooo32, I might end up taking your advice. I purchased the car in 2005 and replaced the front tires in 2009. My rear tires are fine and it took 10 years for the fronts to wear out.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Here are my camber toe numbers: rear left, camber...

Here are my camber toe numbers: rear left, camber actual minus 0.9 before minus 1.0
Toe actual 0.15, before 0.12
Rear right: camber actual minus 2.2 before -2.2, tie actual 0.05 before 0.10
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Karl,car has never been lowered. The specialist...

Karl,car has never been lowered. The specialist didn’t remove any tar crap or try to loosen the rust with a torch. I don’t do any of my own work but did read that sometimes a torch is used to loosen...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By por86
Wheel alignment problems

My journey continues. My wheel alignment specialist could not get the front end cambers to adjust for my 86 Porsche. He loosened the bolts but still had no luck. Here are the numbers: Front:left. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By por86
86 Porsche hoses and belts

My oil hoses and belts need replacing due to old age. Iím not familiar with their names. Would like to replace all of them in one visit. Any information is appreciated.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By por86
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By por86
Wheel alignment

My tire specialist couldnít align my front wheels. He told me he couldnít find the rear cambers. Please help... where are they located?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-12-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By por86
Speedometer problems

I recently had my odometer and speedometer repaired once it hit 101,000 miles.. Iíve noticed that on cold weather days it takes 30 minutes or Monroe for the speedometer to start working. I recently...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-14-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By por86
Blinker/Wiper update

For those new to my thread, I recently upgrades my battery and had a cut-off switch added to it. Now when I turn on my blinkers, the wipers come on. The wipers work fine by itself. I have researched...
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