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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-17-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Agreed, get as much rust out of the picture and...

Agreed, get as much rust out of the picture and encapsulate the rest and above all, do not feed what is left. I never keep any older car outdoors and never take them out in the rain. We have had good...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,991
Posted By 930cabman
Calling Bobby Smith, calling Bobby, we could use...

Calling Bobby Smith, calling Bobby, we could use your expertise

thank you
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Got the double thickness sections fit on the long...

Got the double thickness sections fit on the long extension on the passenger sidehttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/P10908991610292816.jpg

Time, time and patience. Sure, a bench would be a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-08-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,860
Posted By 930cabman
The structural work on our 914 is progressing...

The structural work on our 914 is progressing well, I am planning for the engine. The RS+ heads from LN sound like the ticket, maybe hooked up with a 2056 kit and twin Webers 40's. Moving air is the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-06-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
My wife would kill me if I brought another parts...

My wife would kill me if I brought another parts car into the mix. I found a 2 liter disassembled engine on Ebay for cheap, it is in transit. The car I am rebuilding came with a 1974 (side shift I...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-05-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Progress in the shop...

Progress in the shop yesterdayhttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/P10208681609872231.jpg

Removed the pedal cluster and discovered a reasonably clean/sound...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-04-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Thanks Tony, I did not know it was available. Too...

Thanks Tony, I did not know it was available. Too late as I have fabricated the assembly from scratch, hopefully wrapping the up passenger structural work this week. I have been completing other...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-04-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
minor adjustment

Getting ready to close up the structural work on the passenger side, double checked a few dimensions and came up with about 1/8" - 1/4" out of plane. Lengthened the 1" square tube from the targa bar...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-03-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 301,355
Posted By 930cabman
The might of the American work force from the...

The might of the American work force from the '40's.

I'm not sure if we could do the same today?
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-02-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By 930cabman
2.7

Check your pm
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-02-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Thanks guys. I was looking for a project and sure...

Thanks guys. I was looking for a project and sure got one. Last project car was an original paint, no rust 1985 Alfa spider with 12k miles, too bad she got in the way of the hurricane Sandy flood...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-01-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Yes: check, measure, repeat, repeat, ...... I had...

Yes: check, measure, repeat, repeat, ...... I had some time today and got too anxious assembling the engine bay long. I didn't have the fit just right and had too much heat on the assembly. Had to...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-28-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Tony, you are welcome anytime, next time you...

Tony,
you are welcome anytime, next time you are planning a trip to Buffalo shoot me a text. I am self employed and working towards retirement (probably a busier time)
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-27-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Fabricating the inner "U" channel using the new...

Fabricating the inner "U" channel using the new RD metal as a guide, time, time http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/PC2708471609104324.JPG...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-26-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
A few victories today, not counting the several...

A few victories today, not counting the several times with the snow blower to keep the foot of snow at bay.http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/PC2608451609021809.jpg

have been fooling with...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By 930cabman
Given the rust repairs needed with this 914, I am...

Given the rust repairs needed with this 914, I am pushing to get some seat time this coming summer I will use a 4 cyl. and probably go for the 2.7 in the shed the following winter season.

Merry...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-22-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every so often....

Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every so often. I formed a small (1/2" or so) radius, kerfed the lower portion, found the matching "S" curve radius's, welded the kerfs and added a leg to the lower...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-21-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
johnson, is your chassis in alignment, when will...

johnson, is your chassis in alignment, when will you be filling in missing structurals?

Check and double check prior to welding in new material everything is close, the closer the better
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-20-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,860
Posted By 930cabman
I just came across a 1974 914 recently and are...

I just came across a 1974 914 recently and are working through a few structural rust issues, but have a 1.8 in pieces that came with the hulk. The original cast iron cylinders are cracked, probably...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-20-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
The beauty of unibody construction, thin members...

The beauty of unibody construction, thin members formed to create tube sections. They work great until the tin worm takes hold. Light and strong, but can be tricky to repair.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-19-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Getting back into the rhythm, it has been awhile...

Getting back into the rhythm, it has been awhile but I am confident she will be rolling soon. http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/PC1908321608411254.jpg

Prepping for a new "U"channel section...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-18-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Going to start forming new structural metal this...

Going to start forming new structural metal this weekend, RD does not offer all the shapes we need. Setting up the frail chassis on our HF scissors lift is a key to the project. In plane, level and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
Passenger side trailing arm mounting. RD sells...

Passenger side trailing arm mounting. RD sells the engine side of this shape, the balance may need to be fabricated. Chance of finding a decent one is slim. The geometry of this thing will be tricky....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-17-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
More progress, getting close to the finish...

More progress, getting close to the finish line:http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/PC1708261608237087.jpg

Does anyone have an extra just collecting dust?

The progress is small but moving...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,873
Posted By 930cabman
True, the Rd metal is decent although I have...

True, the Rd metal is decent although I have found there is a "fitting tolerance". Managing the required parts/pieces unavailable can be challenging. Can you provide a few pics of your body...
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