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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-28-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By Grady Clay
The ‘slotted nut’ M45x1.5 attaching the ball...

The ‘slotted nut’ M45x1.5 attaching the ball joint to the A-arm is specified torque 250 Nm per Spec Book WKD.423.020 ’84-’87 911 and others.
This torque spec has remained the same from the 1969...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-27-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Grady Clay
Yes. The only change occured in '74 with the...

Yes.
The only change occured in '74 with the larger spindle threads.
'64-'73 = M16 x 1.0 (similar to 356 and VWs Beatles of the era)
'74-> = M18 x 1.0.

It is too bad Porsche didn't enlarge the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Grady Clay
Be sure to read this thread: ...

Be sure to read this thread:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/222537-reconstructing-constant-velocity-cv-joints.html
While long, you should study the complete thread.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-05-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By Grady Clay
John, Yes, you can reuse them if not...

John,

Yes, you can reuse them if not damaged.

What year transmission? Does it have the dreaded ‘simplified’ differential and not up-dated?

Best,
Grady
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-24-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Grady Clay
Bump Fun Porsche-talk while not missing any...

Bump

Fun Porsche-talk while not missing any basketball.
2:00 PM.

Best,
Grady
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-24-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Grady Clay
Bump

Bump
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-23-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Grady Clay
Grady-Clay-in-Louisville Sunday 3-24-13 for gathering

"Grady-Clay-in-Louisville Sunday 3-24-13 for gathering" of the Flock.

Guys,
Cross-post from OT.
I'm in Louisville for a few days. Bud posted this on OT:...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,739
Posted By Grady Clay
74D1455 decodes as: 7 = Transmission for...

74D1455 decodes as:
7 = Transmission for 6-cylinder engine.
4 = Transmission type; 5-gear 911; USA, Japan.
D = Model year 1983.
1455 = Serial number.

This should be type 915/63.
Gears:
1 =...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-20-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Grady Clay
A little history: USA had the first...

A little history: USA had the first government-mandated seat belts so the specification became SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) size 7/16” UNF (Unified National Fine). It is specifically an...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-22-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 122,385
Posted By Grady Clay
UPDATE: Good news. The engine was sold to...

UPDATE:
Good news. The engine was sold to fill-in a 550A that had been using a 616 pushrod engine, now has an appropriate 4-cam.
The sale price was US$120,000.00. The money is invested in trust...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-16-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Grady Clay
Jon, You will need the clutch disc, pressure...

Jon,

You will need the clutch disc, pressure plate and release (TO) bearing from the ’70-’71 2.2 liter. You will also need to replace the transmission TO bearing guide tube with the longer one...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-29-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Grady Clay
Jon, Welcome to the world of 911s SmileWavy ...

Jon,
Welcome to the world of 911s SmileWavy
You will find a lot of help here.


First, is it a 911T, 911E or 911S? Coupe or Targa?
What is the rust and prior crash damage repair situation?...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-29-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,178
Posted By Grady Clay
Post a scanned image of the 1979 invoice (and any...

Post a scanned image of the 1979 invoice (and any other). We can translate it.

Perhaps some of our German Pelicans can see if the shop is still in business or its records available.
I suspect...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-29-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,178
Posted By Grady Clay
This is a “number type matching” situation where...

This is a “number type matching” situation where the car has the correct type engine.
Note the early VIN; number 475 out of about 1026* delivered.
The engine is much later in the series: 1398th...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-27-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By Grady Clay
Slow down guys. We need the correct info here. ...

Slow down guys. We need the correct info here. Pelican spuggy is 'right on'.

The '74 911s and the 930 Turbo both use 108 mm CV joints.
However …
The ’74 has four M10 socket head cap screws...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-27-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,178
Posted By Grady Clay
Dumb ol’ me. The meds are affecting my cognitive...

Dumb ol’ me. The meds are affecting my cognitive ability. Or just damn old age. :(

Ok, ’74 2.7 Carrera VIN 9114600001 to 9114601036 for coupes and 9114610001 to 9114610433 for Targas.
These...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-27-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,178
Posted By Grady Clay
I’ll have to agree with Mark (Pelican mreid),...

I’ll have to agree with Mark (Pelican mreid), sell the complete running engine to THE person who needs it to make his (or her) RS complete.
Even better if you can find the ‘numbers matching’ chassis...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-27-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Grady Clay
Warren, Here are a few useful Pelican links:...

Warren,

Here are a few useful Pelican links:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/257728-911-workshop-manuals.html
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-27-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Grady Clay
Warren, A little ‘Non-USA’ navigation will...

Warren,

A little ‘Non-USA’ navigation will help (somewhat).

Start here:
Home | Porsche (http://www.porsche.com/uk/)
Porsche Service - Personalisation & Service | Porsche...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,069
Posted By Grady Clay
McLaren-TAG, Yes, even if there are some...

McLaren-TAG,

Yes, even if there are some Schnorr 'teeth marks', they are Ok to use. Flipping is acceptable so long as the 2-hole washer ('moon plate') lies flush on the tin cover.
And yes, use...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-19-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,069
Posted By Grady Clay
Listen to Jim Sims and Chris Seven. Read and...

Listen to Jim Sims and Chris Seven.
Read and study this thread:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/222537-reconstructing-constant-velocity-cv-joints.html
Yes, it is long...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-18-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Grady Clay
panther, First, WELCOME to Pelican SmileWavy ...

panther,
First, WELCOME to Pelican SmileWavy
You will find a lot of help here.

Well … here is some good news!
The MFI is 2.4 911S. That is a unique 911S/RS intake stack casting number.
This...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-15-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Grady Clay
Steve, Al brings up an important point I...

Steve,

Al brings up an important point I neglected to ask: What exhaust do you have?
If you have the ’74 and earlier exhaust, and in good condition: Great.
If you have any of the ’75-’77...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-14-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Grady Clay
Steve, Yes, ‘E’ cams or ‘Solex’ are far more...

Steve,

Yes, ‘E’ cams or ‘Solex’ are far more streetable than ‘S’ cams and just as ‘fast’. The ‘S’ cam has the wonderful benefit of really ‘coming on the cam’ feel at about 4000 rpm and pulls...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-14-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Grady Clay
Steve, A ‘73RS engine (type 911/83) is an...

Steve,

A ‘73RS engine (type 911/83) is an MFI engine. If you could find the 2.4/2.7 MFI, that would be wonderful – however unlikely and expensive.
I assume you will retain the Webers.

To...
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