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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-20-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 624
Posted By ChrisBennet
I have a smaller under the seat bike bag with a...

I have a smaller under the seat bike bag with a spare tube and CO2 inflator. I tuck my iPhone (with case) with the screen pointing out in the waistband of my pants over my right kidney. I put my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By ChrisBennet
If you are having them shipped to your house,...

If you are having them shipped to your house, make sure you have some place lined up that will mount tires for you first. My local tire place won’t mount tires you buy someplace else but they price...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-13-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By ChrisBennet
With the heads off, put 2 hold down nuts on each...

With the heads off, put 2 hold down nuts on each cylinder (like I think you did). Lay a machinists straight edge [a real one or a piece of “ground stock”, not a ruler] *on its edge* across the top...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,536
Posted By ChrisBennet
I’m curious too. I think I could do this...

I’m curious too.

I think I could do this under more real world conditions i.e. in the car with a jack under it. What sort of deflection would you imagine might be acceptable?

I have a 3.2 and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,536
Posted By ChrisBennet
WWPD = What Would Porsche Do Pictured is Dr...

WWPD = What Would Porsche Do

Pictured is Dr Porsche himself and his son Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,536
Posted By ChrisBennet
What would Porsche do? (WWPD?)

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/FatherAndSonJackingPorsche1528395642.jpg
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-05-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By ChrisBennet
I like to buy my safety equipment from my local...

I like to buy my safety equipment from my local dealer (HMS). When I was buying my Hans device I wore it for a bit in the showroom to see how it fit. I told the sales guy "I feel a bit like Anubis...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-01-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By ChrisBennet
While lightening the rotating bits of the motor...

While lightening the rotating bits of the motor will reduce the *motors* inertia, it’s only part of the masses that have to be spun in order to move the car.
Those big heavy (fly)wheels called rims...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,804
Posted By ChrisBennet
My personal list of what I would suspect when a...

My personal list of what I would suspect when a 3.2 suddenly dies when hot but runs fine otherwise:
- DME relay
- Speed and reference sensors
- Head temp sensor esp. if original 2 wire type.
-...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-10-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By ChrisBennet
For the rockers, save them in marked *freezer*...

For the rockers, save them in marked *freezer* bags. Freezer (not sandwich) bags are thicker and have a place to write on them.

Heck, save everything in labeled bags; even the nuts, washers, etc....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By ChrisBennet
Mike Noonan sold his business. Mike specialized...

Mike Noonan sold his business. Mike specialized in 911's and I'm sure someone in his outfit knew how to put a 911 windshield in. Mike himself for sure. He converted my '86 to use a 964 seal.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By ChrisBennet
I don’t have a connector body but perhaps the...

I don’t have a connector body but perhaps the following pictures will help.

The spade connector has a little “finger” on the side that keeps the spade connector from coming out the back of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By ChrisBennet
The wires end in a female spade connector that is...

The wires end in a female spade connector that is inserted into the back side of the white connector body. I forget which side of the connector (probably the front), but if you insert something thin...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-17-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,199
Posted By ChrisBennet
I'm coming this year! I miss seeing my friends. ...

I'm coming this year! I miss seeing my friends.
-Chris "No beard"
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,234
Posted By ChrisBennet
You need to remove the tab or “ear” on th rear...

You need to remove the tab or “ear” on th rear trailing arm the the splash shield bolts to.
I heard this referred to as “Van Goghing the trailing arms" once. [1] Still cracks me up.

[1] Van Gogh...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-16-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By ChrisBennet
I'm a tool junkie so I *want* to like that tool...

I'm a tool junkie so I *want* to like that tool but...
I think that tool might make things a little faster if you already knew how to time cams but I don't think it will make it easier for a first...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-15-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By ChrisBennet
KTL's tips are spot on: Here are few more: ...

KTL's tips are spot on: Here are few more:
Clean the case perimeter holes to remove old Loctite. Otherwise old hardened Loctite "crumbs" inside the holes can break off and fall on the sealing...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-24-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By ChrisBennet
Hey Kevin, I avoid silicone spray days. I’ve read...

Hey Kevin, I avoid silicone spray days. I’ve read that it poisons O2 sensors and is bad for anything/place you might want to paint. Some O2 sensors get their air source through the wire sheath (which...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-26-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By ChrisBennet
An engine dyno lets you break in a motor. An...

An engine dyno lets you break in a motor. An engine test stand doesn't (you need a load). You really only have a small window of time to break in the motor.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By ChrisBennet
Custom race seat brackets

I don't have a picture with the seats attached. I have Cobra Pro-fit something-or-others. They are a Kevlar molded style race seat that sits very low and has mounting holes on the side.

The design...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-13-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,527
Posted By ChrisBennet
What's cheap about those clamps? They look...

What's cheap about those clamps? They look similar to the Norma brand which I thought were pretty decent. TORRO® | NORMA Group (http://www.normagroup.com/norma/en/NORMA-TORRO/?open&ccm=020030)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-09-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By ChrisBennet
I avoided the whole mess by making custom side...

I avoided the whole mess by making custom side mount brackets seat mounts that hang *under* the factory brackets. The bottom of the race seat is roughly even with the factory brackets.
They even...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-06-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,529
Posted By ChrisBennet
I agree with Scott but.. Since every corner...

I agree with Scott but..

Since every corner is different, I can understand how someone could be oblivious to left/right handling differences. What is undeniable to anyone who has threshold braked,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-26-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,742
Posted By ChrisBennet
My brother and I like to refer to the unbroken...

My brother and I like to refer to the unbroken birds as “the ones we release to the wild for breeding purposes.”
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-26-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,742
Posted By ChrisBennet
Once, when I was shooting skeet, a fellow named...

Once, when I was shooting skeet, a fellow named Roger was trying to help me. He started to say “Chris, if you want to shoot consistently..” but I cut him off and said “I *already* shoot consistently...
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