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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 11-10-2016, 08:53 AM
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Views: 892
Posted By ttweed
SOLD! 944 Spec race car for sale

Edit 12/18/16-- Car has been sold locally. Thanks!

Original ad below for reference:
I am helping a computer-challenged friend sell his Porsche 944 Spec race car after his last race of the season...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 04-18-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 997
Posted By ttweed
SOLD! --CPO 2011 Cayman S w/ PDK, PASM, LSD

SOLD!

I am the second owner of this Cayman and bought it with 21.6K miles on it (coming off the original lease) with a full CPO factory warranty (6-year/100,000 miles). It is loaded with all the...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 02-11-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,954
Posted By ttweed
'74 911 RSR-look street-legal race car--SOLD

Car is sold.

A good friend of mine who is fairly computer-illiterate has asked me to help him sell his highly modified 911 track car. Contact me and I will put you in touch with him. Details are...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 02-07-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By ttweed
Many of the factors that effect the dynamics of...

Many of the factors that effect the dynamics of steering balance (aero, suspension and tire characteristics, etc.) have been mentioned, but it seems to me the one fundamental variable that has been...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By ttweed
To answer one question I've received, this is the...

To answer one question I've received, this is the "regular" size Super Cup, not the "XL"--the seat bottom is 14" wide at the back and 15" wide at the front.

Thx,
TT
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By ttweed
FS: Momo race seat w/ custom "tall-guy" bracket for early 911

Edit-- Seat is sold, bracket still available for $50.


If you are 6'4" like me, or taller, and like to run DEs or race your early 911, it's hard to fit comfortably in the cockpit with a helmet...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-23-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By ttweed
No experience with that particular "klunk" but it...

No experience with that particular "klunk" but it sounds like you have isolated it to either the strut/shock assembly itself or the torsion bar assembly. I would try to eliminate one of them--maybe...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By ttweed
Ten 100mm 911 wheel studs FS--SOLD!

EDIT: THESE STUDS HAVE BEEN SOLD.

I have 10 press-fit, button head, 100mm early 911 wheel studs for sale left over from a project. These are new, OEM, Verbus 10.9 studs, forged w/ cold-rolled...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-21-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By ttweed
It certainly doesn't look like that is an...

It certainly doesn't look like that is an original engine for the VIN. Is the Type# 911/07? That was a 1970 911T w/Sporto for the USA in the range of serial #6105001-6107999, according to Stoddard's...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-24-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,558
Posted By ttweed
My '68 911 slate gray hot rod: ...

My '68 911 slate gray hot rod:

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh104/tweedt/911R/1968%20911%20TR-look%20hot%20rod/smallrearqtr_zps58f0f72a.jpg
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-13-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,367
Posted By ttweed
I did a similar treatment on my R-look '68,...

I did a similar treatment on my R-look '68, fabbing my own panels and covering with vinyl (no hi-dollar leather here, unfortunately), pull straps for the lexan windows, and making the door handle out...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-13-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,383
Posted By ttweed
Thanks for the info, Gordon. I didn't know that...

Thanks for the info, Gordon. I didn't know that they changed to lighter weight, thinner CVs in '72. The axles definitely must be a little shorter on one side, because the overall assembly length is...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 10-12-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By ttweed
Ooops. My bad. You are correct, the cutoff for...

Ooops. My bad. You are correct, the cutoff for smog certification exemption
is 1975 and older models. 1976 and above are required to pass emissions testing.

Thx,
TT
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 10-06-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By ttweed
Another consideration in California is that the...

Another consideration in California is that the '74 models are smog-exempt while the '75-76 are not. This makes a big difference to someone who wants to modify the car in the R-Gruppe vein, by...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 24,814
Posted By ttweed
Interesting thread. :) In 1968, I was on the SS...

Interesting thread. :) In 1968, I was on the SS Ryndam as a student at the "World Campus Afloat," run at the time by Chapman College in Orange County, CA, now known as the Semester at Sea...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-06-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By ttweed
That is by far the best solution. You can go to...

That is by far the best solution. You can go to 8" in the front and 9.5" in the rear that way also, and maximize your rubber, with perfect offsets.

Yes, the H&R adapters in those sizes are...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-05-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By ttweed
An '87 Carrera can use 7 & 9" Fuchs successfully,...

An '87 Carrera can use 7 & 9" Fuchs successfully, and they come with ET 23 and 15 respectively, so doing the math, a 32mm spacer in the front and a 40mm spacer in the rear will get you in the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-08-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By ttweed
Your memory serves you well. There was a bad run...

Your memory serves you well. There was a bad run of supposed "OEM" replacement dashboards for the early cars that don't fit well at all--mounting holes mis-aligned, vent cutouts not matching, etc....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-04-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,383
Posted By ttweed
I did a search on '74 911 CV joints and came up...

I did a search on '74 911 CV joints and came up with this thread, so I'm posting a question here for the experts rather than start a new thread. I have two half-shafts that came with a '74 915...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-21-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,895
Posted By ttweed
It may not be completely relevant because of the...

It may not be completely relevant because of the timeframe, but I have two datapoints to offer on this question. I bought a built 3.4L from a local racer who had totalled his 914 at Laguna Seca about...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-21-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By ttweed
How fast the clutch wears is dependent on how you...

How fast the clutch wears is dependent on how you use (or abuse) it. If the one you have has only 5K miles on it, measures within spec and shows no damage on visual inspection, I wouldn't replace it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 938,780
Posted By ttweed
It's a decal I bought from a guy on the Rennlist...

It's a decal I bought from a guy on the Rennlist years ago. Not sure if he's still making them, but there's a guy on the Early S Registry selling them now--supposedly a new, improved version:
F.S....
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 01-11-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,420
Posted By ttweed
964s are getting plenty of attention from the...

964s are getting plenty of attention from the early 911 crowd:
36-page 964 thread on the Early S registry forum. (http://www.early911sregistry.org/forums/showthread.php?60034-90s-R-Gruppe-911)

I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-06-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 938,780
Posted By ttweed
The best "arty" shot I have of my '68 TR-look...

The best "arty" shot I have of my '68 TR-look 911, taken in the pits by a pro, Alex Speaks, at one of our local autox events. My friend's '74 RSR-look-in-progress in the background.
...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-28-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,420
Posted By ttweed
Jay, No one has a crystal ball, and future...

Jay,
No one has a crystal ball, and future values may change, but call Mark Kinninger at Black Forest and pick his brain about what the market is for these cars. He has built and sold a bunch of...
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