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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-29-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By Jim Smolka
Not that hard to take out the motor & tranny. ...

Not that hard to take out the motor & tranny.
Fixing the tranny yourself is not that expensive.

The trick is... that once you start, where do you stop.

If you are looking to flip the car,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-28-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,995
Posted By Jim Smolka
What type of wire did you use? A lot of the...

What type of wire did you use?
A lot of the Auto wire now is aluminum with copper
Clad... junk IMHO for 911s

I like marine grade copper wire that has been tinned
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-27-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,995
Posted By Jim Smolka
Start with the basics... Check grounds.,...

Start with the basics...

Check grounds., clean and tighten
If still having issues, have alternator voltage check with another O'Scope to see if the issue really is with the alternator -...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-01-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By Jim Smolka
Also, PP has a tech article on replacing the...

Also, PP has a tech article on replacing the clutch on a G50 911 :D

Porsche 911 G50 Clutch Installation | 911 (1965-89) - 930 Turbo (1975-89) | Pelican Parts DIY Maintenance Article...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-27-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jim Smolka
PP has a great tech article on a cooling kit for...

PP has a great tech article on a cooling kit for 911 brakes :D

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/mult_brake_cooling/mult_brake_cooling.htm

Also, 2nd the idea of Carrera brakes for an SC....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-03-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jim Smolka
Do you have a hydraulic system or a cable system...

Do you have a hydraulic system or a cable system to move the clutch fork?

Also, PP has a tech article on replacing a clutch for a G50 3.2L setup. :D

And second the "don't forget the ring gear"...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-26-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By Jim Smolka
Recommend a couple of tools Be sure the...

Recommend a couple of tools

Be sure the bearing races are properly seated. Use a bearing seating tool

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads25/Bearing_Tool1474933837.jpg


Then use the a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-17-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,167
Posted By Jim Smolka
For the rear conversion, a couple of options... ...

For the rear conversion, a couple of options...

Currently, my 914 rear 5 bolt, uses early 911 cv axles. Then I purchase 911 stub axles and brakes rotor etc. Found a set of 911 / 901 transmission...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-07-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Jim Smolka
The door plate states: For month and year...

The door plate states:

For month and year as "2 77"
For the weight as 2824 LBS

Is not the weight of a 72 911 around 2300 LBS?
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-07-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Jim Smolka
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads25/Passenger...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads25/Passenger_Shot_M1467885431.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads25/Door_Plate_M1467885448.jpg
...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-07-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Jim Smolka
Question Can this be a 72 911

Saw this "1972 Porsche 911 T" for sale.

1972 Porsche 911 Targa T in EXCELLENT Condition (http://danville.craigslist.org/ctd/5662051882.html)

However, no oil fill on right rear fender, CIS,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-06-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,199
Posted By Jim Smolka
Over the years, the first picture of the 914 was...

Over the years, the first picture of the 914 was lost...

Some how, it has been found and posted below...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads24/porsche+914+6+w_kayak1444137657.jpg
Forum: Porsche 356 Technical Forum 03-02-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By Jim Smolka
Just received an email from the person who bought...

Just received an email from the person who bought the old 356.

Since the level of restoration was well beyond what I could do, the P-car went to a new home.

The guy did a really great job...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-25-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jim Smolka
FYI, in the tech article section, there is...

FYI, in the tech article section, there is information regarding the replacement of the clutch assembly.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-25-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jim Smolka
The oil pressure switch on the back of the motor

The oil pressure switch on the back of the motor
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jim Smolka
Also, inspect the engine bay rubber seals that...

Also, inspect the engine bay rubber seals that seals the engine sheet metal to the body of the car. Replace as needed. If done like it was at the factory, the new seal has a top part and bottom...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jim Smolka
Another item to consider is to re-anodize all the...

Another item to consider is to re-anodize all the fasteners and other small metal pieces so they have that new gold finish. Sometimes, the Worth clamps used in various places on the engine can be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Jim Smolka
The wheel is sold, I still have the door pocket. ...

The wheel is sold, I still have the door pocket. Parts4porsche, please send me a PM

Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Jim Smolka
Smile 16" Fuch and Misc Interior Parts

For sale

Rules: If you see something you like, please send me a PM. First come, first served. Shipping is extra.

One 16x6 Fuch that has some damage to the lip and the center hole. Could be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Jim Smolka
Porsche Crest Misc 911 Parts

Cleaning out the garage.

If you are interested in purchasing, please reply to the forum stating such, then PM contact info. When an item is sold, I will put (SOLD) by the item.

Early CIS...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-03-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Jim Smolka
Also check the new flexible hose to make sure it...

Also check the new flexible hose to make sure it is not about to rupture when under pressure.

Not sure, but sounds as if something internal. PP has a tech article on the G50 Clutch replacement...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By Jim Smolka
Ignition Issues Fix on SC with 964 Motor

Thought it would be a good idea to post how a ruff running 964 motor was fixed.

Initial problem:

Driving down the hwy and the 964 SC (1982 SC with 3.6) started to run ruff. Made it to a gas...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-03-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Jim Smolka
If the 993 clutch is having issues, then a couple...

If the 993 clutch is having issues, then a couple of items come to mind

1. The clutch master cylinder could be bad.
2. The slave master cylinder could be bad.
3. Sounds as if you bled it...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 02-12-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Jim Smolka
If you cannot find a CD player, I have a stock...

If you cannot find a CD player, I have a stock tape type player system from an 90 C4.
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 02-05-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By Jim Smolka
Talking 993 Pictures Needed for Tool Kit and Jack

Been a long process and almost have the 1995 993 Cab finished.

A couple of small bits of information is needed as noted below:

Pictures of proper placement of all tools in the tool kit both...
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