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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-16-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By SilverLined
Seems I'm late to the party! What a beauty you...

Seems I'm late to the party! What a beauty you got your hands on, Datsom... clearly the Good Doctor took care of the old girl, as that car is very, very well preserved.

And your "bad news" list...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-04-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,401
Views: 347,291
Posted By SilverLined
My cooking/operating room references are escaping...

My cooking/operating room references are escaping me, but that is one clean bay!! Shine some more light on that manifold (esp. studs & nuts), as it's worth showing off as well ;)
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-02-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By SilverLined
PM'd about tails!

PM'd about tails!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-30-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 19,962
Posted By SilverLined
John, as usual, engrossing storytelling over...

John, as usual, engrossing storytelling over solid work. Owning up to mistakes is what makes a thread real, rather than a projection of pseudo-reality (like FB/IG)... and these tangents are the best...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-29-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,581
Posted By SilverLined
15" tires are definitely limited, stateside. For...

15" tires are definitely limited, stateside. For the best options, look at the JDM tire market. While shipping may be brutal, they're available.

However, going to 16" opens up plenty of choices;...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-23-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By SilverLined
You have a PM!

You have a PM!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-22-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,401
Views: 347,291
Posted By SilverLined
Put on new stone guards... ...

Put on new stone guards...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/20200922_155319_resized1600830264.jpg

And got to work removing the dash board.
...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-21-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Thanks man it feels great to get out there in it,...

Thanks man it feels great to get out there in it, even if it's short-lived. This week I'm going to get to work on the dash, so she'll be off the road until next month.

The car runs really well,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-21-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,654
Posted By SilverLined
No problem, happy to help. I'm relatively new to...

No problem, happy to help. I'm relatively new to this, too, and learning as I go!

Wet means literally that. Spray until it looks "wet" uniformly across the surface. If you get it too wet, it will...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-21-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By SilverLined
In modern cars, the temperature display is more...

In modern cars, the temperature display is more of dummy gauge (once it's at 45%, it stays there. If it moves above half, you're usually looking at an issue), so it's a little scary to see a more...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Yes! It could probably use -5-10 mil, right? Are...

Yes! It could probably use -5-10 mil, right? Are they literally notches or is it a sliding adjustment?

edit:

Neither, it's an eccentric bolt. Thanks for the suggestion, John!

Will tackle...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,654
Posted By SilverLined
Nice job! No worries on the roughness. As...

Nice job!

No worries on the roughness. As long as you put down enough paint, you're good. Take some 800 or 1000 and wet sand until smooth, then a couple of light coats of clear, then one wet...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By SilverLined
Our lights are a relatively common size, I think....

Our lights are a relatively common size, I think. Also shared with Jeeps and lots of other random applications... so there are a bunch of LED and projector options out there, as well as retrofits, if...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Aside from being in the low 40's (about right for...

Aside from being in the low 40's (about right for the start of fall, hmph), it was a gorgeous start to the day:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/sky1600617091.jpg
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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Thanks for the support, guys! I took her for...

Thanks for the support, guys!

I took her for a drive around Bear Mountain and Route 202, since I'm expecting to be out of the driver's seat for a while once I dive into the interior. These are...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-20-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,654
Posted By SilverLined
Tommy, if you have the time and determination to...

Tommy, if you have the time and determination to remove all the black, those will polish up beautifully. However, if you're employed, you could likely take that week of work and buy a polished set,...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By SilverLined
That's a great choice for a swap! Narrow,...

That's a great choice for a swap! Narrow, balanced power delivery, and they sound amazing!!

But your self-assesment is a little harsh: it's no abomination! For me, the VR6 is perfectly in keeping...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By SilverLined
Thanks Adam! Will stay tuned in to your progress,...

Thanks Adam! Will stay tuned in to your progress, as well. I'm also new to Porsche, and am learning as I go. Thank goodness for these forums, and invaluable resources like Clark's garage... we'd be...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,526
Posted By SilverLined
From what I can tell without seeing it in person,...

From what I can tell without seeing it in person, your car looks really straight. Much better than mine was - probably half the prep time. This car will be a joy to paint, with minimal body work, and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By SilverLined
Great advice, Ernie! Check for corrosion on those...

Great advice, Ernie! Check for corrosion on those contacts, before replacing the switch.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Part 6: Interior Barring any other small...

Part 6: Interior

Barring any other small engine-bay issues/projects that may pop up, that leaves the undercarriage as the final outstanding component of part 5. I'll circle back to that in the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-19-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
I was in that boat... it was a few hours worth of...

I was in that boat... it was a few hours worth of work, but my sleep has improved since finishing the task :)

Git'erdunn!



Thank you, Patrick. Definitely a priority before moving on to...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
You get it. As soon as I saw this set for sale, I...

You get it. As soon as I saw this set for sale, I had to drive right back up to MA to pick them up. It was well worth the trip.

The extended wheel hub isn't for everyone, but if it keeps you...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-15-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By SilverLined
I'd say ~$10k would be a nice price, but north of...

I'd say ~$10k would be a nice price, but north of that is no dice!

The car is honest, and values have been rising of late... at about a 45/55 split between nice/no, I guess that asking price is...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-13-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverLined
Thank you man! Glad you stopped in to check it...

Thank you man! Glad you stopped in to check it out.

Regarding the wheel, I was on the fence when I first sat in the car, but the chunky look of the 3-spoke has grown on me. It feels pretty good...
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