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Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-08-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By florio
Hi, are these still available? I'd be...

Hi, are these still available? I'd be interested...

Thanks,
Dario
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-26-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By florio
I guess I got lucky, my MFI pump worked right off...

I guess I got lucky, my MFI pump worked right off the bat when I put the engine back together. If you do a basic rebuild, ie gaskets, seals, bolts, rings, etc, it's not hugely expensive in parts. ...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-19-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By florio
Then you will need to drop the engine with the...

Then you will need to drop the engine with the transmission, and separate the two. It's actually quite easy with basic tools provided these include a torque wrench to do up the flywheel bolts. The...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By florio
I did mine, if you're up for it it can be done...

I did mine, if you're up for it it can be done with some patience and good leather:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/1011215-leather-steering-wheel-resto-tutorial.html
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-28-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,087
Posted By florio
ze paint

By now we were rolling towards the end of April, and it was their turn to block and sand, and block,... you get the idea!

I was really hoping to get the car by may, since I had a weekend alone and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-28-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,087
Posted By florio
the long wait

And so it hung around the shop, waiting for its turn:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/20190409_1035331559096519.jpg

That turn of events kind of left me project-less sooner than...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-28-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,087
Posted By florio
Getting it ready for paint

Time to travel back in time to pick up the thread where I left it sooo long ago. Truth is, I didn't have much to show as you will see in a bit. Back in october, I was furiously prepping the chassis...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-03-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By florio
sealing window

Quick follow up: here is a page out of the factory shop manual describing the use of caulk to seal the front and rear windows, including the targa rear...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-03-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By florio
I'm going to try and offer a possible suggestion...

I'm going to try and offer a possible suggestion that was used on other cars of that period. Nowadays glass is glued into position using PU glue. Back then, you would find a soft rubber sealant...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-20-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By florio
Hmm, I also made the mistake of buying Porsche's...

Hmm, I also made the mistake of buying Porsche's wrong seal, but it didn't make the targa top stick up sideways like that. Did you check that the top is not warped? I now have Dan's seal and am...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-20-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,507
Posted By florio
Fishcop for sure! ...

Fishcop for sure!

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/paint-bodywork-detailing-forum/545166-restoration-my-69-911-a.html
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,395
Posted By florio
Concerning the chromic solution, remember that...

Concerning the chromic solution, remember that the yellow chromate is a gel that needs to dry out before it gets hard. If you buff it right out of the bath, it will not come out nice.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-10-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,395
Posted By florio
well done!

Good job! I suspect many of us go through this and it's good you posted your experience as not everyone does. I also tried this at home, with pretty good results (not quite as good as yours). My...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-06-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By florio
I used thicker quality shrink-wrap insulation...

I used thicker quality shrink-wrap insulation with a oval cut in the center section to slip it over just like the original...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-04-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,157
Posted By florio
I would also advise against anything other than a...

I would also advise against anything other than a complete rebuild. Having taken mine appart recently, it's hard to imagine how some of the 40+ year old vinyl or foam parts can be considered ok to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-02-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By florio
Hi Todd, I'll be happy to pay for shipping...

Hi Todd,

I'll be happy to pay for shipping and a little extra for a bottle of wine if you can spare one. The single one I have came out great after going through the dishwasher!

I'll send you...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-25-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By florio
Targa seat belt rosette

Hi everyone,
Even though it's not on my build thread yet, the car is waiting patiently at the paint shop. :D I'm looking forward to start assembling it one of these days, but I noticed that it only...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-05-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By florio
Hi, if you're interested, I can sell you one for...

Hi, if you're interested, I can sell you one for 50 Euros + shipping (top and bottom). In great shape outside, but a couple of the plastic screw points have little bits missing at the very tip....
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-01-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By florio
WTB fine spline Output flange / stub axle 915 911SC

Hi, and happy New Year!

Santa forgot to bring me an output flange to fix the 915 transmission that came with two different flanges. I'm looking for one fine-splined output flange, like on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-01-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By florio
WTB fine spline Output flange / stub axle 915 911SC

Hi, and happy New Year!

Santa forgot to bring me an output flange to fix the 915 transmission that came with two different flanges. I'm looking for one fine-splined output flange, like on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-01-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By florio
Works like magic! I was tired of bruising my...

Works like magic! I was tired of bruising my knuckles and started looking around the workshop for what might work. I'm glad it was useful! http://forums.pelicanparts.com/support/smileys/wat6.gif
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-29-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By florio
Check this out: Post 110, if you have a...

Check this out:

Post 110, if you have a cheap clamp for undoing the steering knuckles, it will work like magic!
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-12-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By florio
Merci beaucoup Karl! Yes, it's been a long...

Merci beaucoup Karl! Yes, it's been a long journey that is now in it's final stretch. I can't wait to get it running, but will miss the endless challenges of figuring out what goes where and how....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By florio
Finished product! Looks good, except for the...

Finished product! Looks good, except for the front seal which makes it ride a bit too high in the front. The pencil marks were for centering the plates during the initial fitting....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By florio
And here it looks like now, with the braces...

And here it looks like now, with the braces removed:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/20180901_1834551541971614.jpg

The burlap was glued to the top,...
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