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Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 12-18-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Ditto what Winders said. Infrared or a direct...

Ditto what Winders said. Infrared or a direct probe, doesn't change the fact that going in a straight line a cambered tire's inner shoulder stays hot from the uneven load/flex, while the outside...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-20-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Yeah, you can make it work without modifying the...

Yeah, you can make it work without modifying the chassis. I made a replica of the SCRS pedal cluster for my 68 911 race car.http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_47541511203598.JPG...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-03-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Bergo: I can't recall why I routed them that way,...

Bergo: I can't recall why I routed them that way, I'm sure I had my reasons at the time.

Hey Mike, Thanks for chiming in. Sonoma has a few open test days in February/March that I might hit up. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-02-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Here's a better pic. Right ride of the pumps is...

Here's a better pic. Right ride of the pumps is the supply side going to the tank and left side goes up then down into the smugglers box where it is connected to the hard line going through the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-01-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
It's been a while since an update... ...

It's been a while since an update...

Couldn't get quite enough front camber so I had to modify my monoballs a bit.
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Coming full circle, here's what it looked like...

Coming full circle, here's what it looked like racing in the 70's...
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-27-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
After countless hours in the garage I finally...

After countless hours in the garage I finally made it out to the track. She looks great, but some issues had me sidelined for most of the weekend.

The car ran great around town and got out to the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
I successfully made the cross country trip, but...

I successfully made the cross country trip, but in the end couldn't make it out to the PRC race this weekend after a few issues popped up. My MSD 6AL-2 crapped out Friday night after working fine,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-18-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
I'm going to try to make the test day, we'll see....

I'm going to try to make the test day, we'll see. I had to skip the HSR race this weekend in Atlanta. Trying to hustle and finish everything up.
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Yep, all set Scott. Thx

Yep, all set Scott. Thx
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Yes, the plan is for the rear thermostat to stay...

Yes, the plan is for the rear thermostat to stay open.

More progress! I'm hoping to shake the car down at the HSR Road Atlanta race on the 19-20th. Then throw it on a uhaul and drive it across...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-06-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
More pics from this weekend. Finished up the oil...

More pics from this weekend. Finished up the oil tank and measured the capacity. 8 quarts in the lower section and 11 quarts in the upper section... I think I went a little too big. Oh well, it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-31-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Thanks for all the tips guys. Yes the plan is to...

Thanks for all the tips guys. Yes the plan is to make the late sept and oct races!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Good info. Thanks Scott!

Good info. Thanks Scott!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Ok, maybe a year and a half, ha. I think it helps...

Ok, maybe a year and a half, ha. I think it helps that I'm not married, or maybe it's the other way around, I'm not married bc of the car obsession. I do have a job, I manage a medical device...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Filter is mounted on the engine where the Behr...

Filter is mounted on the engine where the Behr cooler was originally.

Finding time to work on this is pretty difficult. I'm hoping to finish it up this month, at which point I will have worked...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Thanks guys. With the capacity being so much...

Thanks guys. With the capacity being so much larger than stock and the very narrow lower half, I didn't really feel that baffling was necessary. We will see though!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Also made some progress on the smugglers box oil...

Also made some progress on the smugglers box oil tank. The wooden buck worked out great!

I went with .090 5051 T6 aluminum for the base and .090 3003 for the top half. T6 tempered 5051 is super...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Slowly but surely making progress! I hung...

Slowly but surely making progress!

I hung the front and rear suspension/brakes. Big shout out to Chuck Moreland at Elephant racing for helping me with my the spring plates in the rear. I'm...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-05-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Thanks for the interest guys. Here are a few...

Thanks for the interest guys. Here are a few more pics.

Oil system and cooling is free in the Spec911 class so I'm building a remote oil tank in the smugglers box....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Finally getting some color on the car. Bahama...

Finally getting some color on the car. Bahama Yellow the way it came from the factory.

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Next big project was creating a custom dual...

Next big project was creating a custom dual master cylinder with balance bar. A lot of the Spec911 guys run the later style pieces that bolt in the trunk area, but I liked the look of the SCRS pedal...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-19-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Hired a new female tech to help out part time. ...

Hired a new female tech to help out part time. She was cute, but her work lacked consistency and she kept asking for a nap. Kids these days...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,589
Posted By Phil Gilsdorf
Big thanks to all the Spec 911 guys that were out...

Big thanks to all the Spec 911 guys that were out at the Sears Point race a few weeks ago. I really appreciate the time everyone took to discuss their cars with me, great group.

I picked up my...
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