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Forum: Porsche 914 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-14-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Doug C
PM sent on the short shift base etc. thanks

PM sent on the short shift base etc. thanks
Forum: Porsche 914 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-05-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Doug C
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-04-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Doug C
1974 Porsche 914 Parts car or Project car

This is a 1974 Porsche 914 parts car (or major project car for those so inclined). Missing title, sold with a bill of sale. I purchased it as a project then decided against it in favor of another...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-13-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By Doug C
What are the rest of this company's components...

What are the rest of this company's components like, anyone used their Cranks and Connecting Rods. The prices seem descent, but is the quality there?

Doug C
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-12-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Doug C
I thought about that and figured if i could...

I thought about that and figured if i could confirm that the basic measurements of the spindle were the same, that buying a set of bearing for the VW spindles and manually testing them for fit on the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-12-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Doug C
Thanks for reminding me how the 914's stock front...

Thanks for reminding me how the 914's stock front spindle/suspension set up worked. Been a long time since I had a stock set up (sold my first 914 around '96), my second 914 had the 911 set up.
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-10-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Doug C
I'm more interested in the specs for the splines...

I'm more interested in the specs for the splines of the 914's spindles.. in other words, what VW(s) hubs would fit onto the 914 spindles?

I'm thinking of putting a "brake kit" on the 914 from...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-09-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Doug C
914 Front spindle/hub -

I've been wondering, does the 914 (4) share front spindles and/or hub with anything else? type 4 411/412 ... maybe super beetle? anything else? If not can the spindles from any of these be easily...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-29-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Doug C
Perlon and Alternatives ?

Can anyone tell me exactly what Perlon carpet is (content, weave, etc) and whether it has any other common uses besides car interiors? I'm looking for alternatives that are just a little cheaper and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-03-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
Not ideal, because with those the original 914 4...

Not ideal, because with those the original 914 4 lug set up would be visible UNLESS I'm mistaken OR UNLESS there are some kind of aluminum "Drum Skin" that would hide them.. this is what I'm trying...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-03-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
I'm well aware they are not stock on a 914. I...

I'm well aware they are not stock on a 914. I want to keep the disc brakes IF possible. From what I've read disc brakes are retained on some 356 clones while still having the original wide 5 wheels...
Forum: Porsche 356 Technical Forum 08-29-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Doug C
Sorry for confusing the matter... I WANT to use...

Sorry for confusing the matter... I WANT to use the original 5 lug steelies that the 356 and spyders used, the original wide five wheels.

The problem is that my car will have stock 4 lug VW...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-29-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
I've had two 914's, sold the last one back in...

I've had two 914's, sold the last one back in '07. I converted that one (myself) to a 914/6 with a 2.7L 911 motor and suspension, had flares, paint matched top - was my daily driver for two years. So...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-29-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
NO, you guys are missing the point - I WANT the...

NO, you guys are missing the point - I WANT the look of the early wheels on a 914. They are (now) available 4.5x15 and/or 5.5x15. I'm not interested in any other wide 5 wheels than the stock...
Forum: Porsche 356 Technical Forum 08-28-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Doug C
Drum Skins for a Wide 5 conversion ?

Can someone explain how everything mounts up when doing a conversion from 4 lug (disc brakes) to "wide 5"/ 5x205mm wheels? Pictures would be even better. I am confused how the aluminum drum skins...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-27-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
I notice that Beck sells a Wide 5 wheel kit that...

I notice that Beck sells a Wide 5 wheel kit that includes an aluminum disc brake cover that fits over the VW brakes that they use on their cars - giving the illusion of original drum brakes I guess....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-27-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
That's fine IF the stock lug bolts (and their...

That's fine IF the stock lug bolts (and their pattern) does not show. I don't know if maybe their is an adapter that comes with an cover for the stock lugs.. and it would need to appear fairly stock...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-27-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Doug C
Wide Five wheels on a 914 ?

What would the options be if one wanted to run original style "wide five" wheels on their 914?
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