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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-19-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Fleetwood
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Should have posted this photo to begin with

Original felt replaced about 20 yrs ago to correct difficult up/dn manual operation. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Fleetwood
window channel felt

Preparing to replace the operable side window channel felt on my 1979 SC coupe and from our host the Porsche genuine replacement is 5 times more costly than OEM grade ($98 vs 19). Read the buyer...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-22-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 150,727
Posted By Fleetwood
Eastbay, Reiver, and AG81 you've got my attention...

Eastbay, Reiver, and AG81 you've got my attention and several others. Ideas?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-22-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 150,727
Posted By Fleetwood
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I keep coming back to this thread and it gets the juices flowing

Only lightly hot-rodded over the past 31 years and looking to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,167
Posted By Fleetwood
How bout some driving impressions of the AMG CL? ...

How bout some driving impressions of the AMG CL? With comparisons to your 911. Does it give you a thrill every time you back it out of the garage? Or is it so competent and smooth its like all the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,500
Views: 336,395
Posted By Fleetwood
Engine rebuilt in 2009 (166K) to 3.2L Max Moritz...

Engine rebuilt in 2009 (166K) to 3.2L Max Moritz style. Still CIS with 209 WHP. Huge improvement. Transmission original with new shifter bushings and coupler
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,500
Views: 336,395
Posted By Fleetwood
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Celebrating over 30 years and 200K miles with my SC. A joy...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-04-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Fleetwood
Thanks to both of you. Perfect explanation for...

Thanks to both of you. Perfect explanation for alternator....just wish my "records since new" identified when it was changed. And the wire wheel action, high temp paint and oven bake are on my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-03-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Fleetwood
tool kit question

The fan pulley wrench in my 1979 SC tool kit is for a 22mm nut. But my car has a 24mm nut. Any idea what's happening here? Purchased car in 1988 with 22K miles and very original right down to the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-09-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Fleetwood
show me your colored tach

Interested in adding some color/interest to my black interior. I've seen a few orange and green tachs here, others? Also are there gauge face changes/improvements while we're in there? No whites...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-24-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Fleetwood
7 x 16 all around

Been running 7's all around for probably 20 years and no issues. Consulted my famous racing mechanic prior and he said it would be fine with staggered tires of the recommended size. Did have to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-30-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,247
Posted By Fleetwood
Oh my, just discovered this one. Top of the...

Oh my, just discovered this one. Top of the class. Excellent photos/narrative, killer concepts and execution to the highest level but not beyond. Thank you Sir and Pelican
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-17-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Fleetwood
Found the original rubber boots between the...

Found the original rubber boots between the airbox and intake runners shot. I've read of this issue here but it took the famous racing mechanic's shop to figure it out. Not much testing yet but the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-24-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Fleetwood
Thanks for the responses. My CIS has been so...

Thanks for the responses. My CIS has been so good for over 30 yrs. And I've been reading CIS info here regularly...but just for knowledge...now its time to get busy. Currently away from the car...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-22-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Fleetwood
lost idle on SC

Weather cooled and a moderate backfire blew my pop valve out. Cleaned and sanded bonding surfaces and epoxied it back in and now the car wont idle at 900-1000 rpms after a normal higher than idle...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Fleetwood
SC spacer/adapter issues

Following much research and measuring I purchased some 5/8" hub centric adapters. Guidance was don't go too wide so I settled on this conservative width. 7" fuchs all around so the fronts are fine...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-16-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Fleetwood
PM sent yesterday

PM sent yesterday
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-14-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Fleetwood
sport seat vendor

Any information out there on zoomzoomzoom-ing selling redone sport seats on ebay?

Thanks. I'm torn between recaro sportsters and sport seats and zoom zoom's ad looks promising
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-10-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Fleetwood
Matt Woffard's shop was excellent. They did...

Matt Woffard's shop was excellent. They did exactly was was asked, quickly and at the right rate. Knowledgeable, honest and communication during the very best. Highly recommended
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-04-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Fleetwood
Thanks for the input. This is helping. I'm away...

Thanks for the input. This is helping. I'm away from the car for a while but plan to swap the rear shocks side to side n check levels. Excellent idea. Followed by a trip to the alignment shop I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-27-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Fleetwood
front height measurement correction

I misread the original heights for the front end which should be 24-3/8" to the fender lip on both sides rather than the 24-5/8 listed. So bottom line is 3 fenders went up a 1/4" and the left rear...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-27-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Fleetwood
new shocks changed heights

Added new Bilstein HD shocks to my 79SC and 3 wheel arches went up about 1/4" but the left rear is up 1" higher than before the shocks'

Alignment, corner balance etc done by the best prior to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-27-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Fleetwood
Best input yet thanks. RSR in Layton was...

Best input yet thanks. RSR in Layton was recommended earlier but they never called me back. What's the name of Matt Wofford's shop?

Stopped by European Auto Service (may have new name now?) on...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-25-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Fleetwood
Salt Lake City independent MBZ shop?

Searching for an independent shop to service my brides E500 4matic wagon, 2005.

Dash warning messages are giving me anxiety. Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-11-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By Fleetwood
Spoke with Heritage about 4 years ago and the...

Spoke with Heritage about 4 years ago and the comfort to sport conversion was about $2500 with choice of fabric, piping etc. for both seats. Seemed reasonable but couldn't pull the trigger. Their...
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