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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-18-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By ChrisBennet
Random data points: - As someone mentioned, a...

Random data points:
- As someone mentioned, a 3.6 will need a top end at least and you’ll want to tear it down far enough to fix all the leaks that are somewhat common with this motor.
- if you’re...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-18-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By ChrisBennet
I thought the wear item was the pistons; I think...

I thought the wear item was the pistons; I think the ring lands get pounded out. I could be wrong though.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-13-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,059
Posted By ChrisBennet
I do it less than I used to but I used to travel...

I do it less than I used to but I used to travel all over the place making “Porsche house calls” but mostly helping people who came to my house. Some days the driveway and street would be full of 911...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-08-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,916
Posted By ChrisBennet
Is that an SC? Was the Turbo tail and option from...

Is that an SC? Was the Turbo tail and option from the factory for SC's?
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-23-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By ChrisBennet
I donít see a distributor. What sort of EFI setup...

I donít see a distributor. What sort of EFI setup are you running? (If itís not a secret I mean.)
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-23-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By ChrisBennet
Sweet! Iím so glad you take the time to post here.

Sweet! Iím so glad you take the time to post here.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-24-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 224,276
Posted By ChrisBennet
Back in the day, people who wanted to believe in...

Back in the day, people who wanted to believe in the M.M. rebuild “deal” would excuse the bad reputation by saying something along the lines of: “Of course, if you build as many motors as they do,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-02-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By ChrisBennet
No disagreement here. A 3 point harness seems...

No disagreement here. A 3 point harness seems safer to me as well.
I also agree that the sub strap is there to keep the waist belt properly located. Without the waist strap properly located, what...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-30-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By ChrisBennet
Shroth makes a "safe" 4 pt harness. It's isn't...

Shroth makes a "safe" 4 pt harness. It's isn't FIA approved for competition but it might be OK for DE. I believe it works by effectively turning into a 3 point belt in an accident so you don't...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By ChrisBennet
I have a smaller under the seat bike bag with a...

I have a smaller under the seat bike bag with a spare tube and CO2 inflator. I tuck my iPhone (with case) with the screen pointing out in the waistband of my pants over my right kidney. I put my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-14-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By ChrisBennet
If you are having them shipped to your house,...

If you are having them shipped to your house, make sure you have some place lined up that will mount tires for you first. My local tire place won’t mount tires you buy someplace else but they price...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-13-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By ChrisBennet
With the heads off, put 2 hold down nuts on each...

With the heads off, put 2 hold down nuts on each cylinder (like I think you did). Lay a machinists straight edge [a real one or a piece of “ground stock”, not a ruler] *on its edge* across the top...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,067
Posted By ChrisBennet
Iím curious too. I think I could do this...

Iím curious too.

I think I could do this under more real world conditions i.e. in the car with a jack under it. What sort of deflection would you imagine might be acceptable?

I have a 3.2 and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,067
Posted By ChrisBennet
WWPD = What Would Porsche Do Pictured is Dr...

WWPD = What Would Porsche Do

Pictured is Dr Porsche himself and his son Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-07-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,067
Posted By ChrisBennet
What would Porsche do? (WWPD?)

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/FatherAndSonJackingPorsche1528395642.jpg
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-05-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By ChrisBennet
I like to buy my safety equipment from my local...

I like to buy my safety equipment from my local dealer (HMS). When I was buying my Hans device I wore it for a bit in the showroom to see how it fit. I told the sales guy "I feel a bit like Anubis...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-01-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisBennet
While lightening the rotating bits of the motor...

While lightening the rotating bits of the motor will reduce the *motors* inertia, it’s only part of the masses that have to be spun in order to move the car.
Those big heavy (fly)wheels called rims...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,921
Posted By ChrisBennet
My personal list of what I would suspect when a...

My personal list of what I would suspect when a 3.2 suddenly dies when hot but runs fine otherwise:
- DME relay
- Speed and reference sensors
- Head temp sensor esp. if original 2 wire type.
-...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-10-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By ChrisBennet
For the rockers, save them in marked *freezer*...

For the rockers, save them in marked *freezer* bags. Freezer (not sandwich) bags are thicker and have a place to write on them.

Heck, save everything in labeled bags; even the nuts, washers, etc....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By ChrisBennet
Mike Noonan sold his business. Mike specialized...

Mike Noonan sold his business. Mike specialized in 911's and I'm sure someone in his outfit knew how to put a 911 windshield in. Mike himself for sure. He converted my '86 to use a 964 seal.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By ChrisBennet
I don’t have a connector body but perhaps the...

I don’t have a connector body but perhaps the following pictures will help.

The spade connector has a little “finger” on the side that keeps the spade connector from coming out the back of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-18-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By ChrisBennet
The wires end in a female spade connector that is...

The wires end in a female spade connector that is inserted into the back side of the white connector body. I forget which side of the connector (probably the front), but if you insert something thin...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-17-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,414
Posted By ChrisBennet
I'm coming this year! I miss seeing my friends. ...

I'm coming this year! I miss seeing my friends.
-Chris "No beard"
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,487
Posted By ChrisBennet
You need to remove the tab or “ear” on th rear...

You need to remove the tab or “ear” on th rear trailing arm the the splash shield bolts to.
I heard this referred to as “Van Goghing the trailing arms" once. [1] Still cracks me up.

[1] Van Gogh...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-16-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By ChrisBennet
I'm a tool junkie so I *want* to like that tool...

I'm a tool junkie so I *want* to like that tool but...
I think that tool might make things a little faster if you already knew how to time cams but I don't think it will make it easier for a first...
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