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Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 01-10-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,512
Posted By WFBowen
Sorry for your loss. Bill

Sorry for your loss.
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 01-07-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By WFBowen
I've done it a number of times over the years...

I've done it a number of times over the years mostly on repaints where I didn't want to mess with really nice gaps. I think I spot a small blister of rust near the front of the channel - keep in...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 12-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,075
Posted By WFBowen
It will pry out - it really helps to get the...

It will pry out - it really helps to get the rubber warm first using a heat gun on low or a hair dryer. I’d start at the rear. Carefully get a thin narrow object under the rubber and gently start...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 12-12-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,350
Posted By WFBowen
Thanks for sharing.....nice looking car. Bill

Thanks for sharing.....nice looking car.
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 12-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By WFBowen
Original tire diameter is right around...

Original tire diameter is right around 25.3inches (165/80 15 and 185/70 15.) A lower profile tire can result in a lot of daylight in the wheel wells. Any tire that is near this diameter and still...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 11-16-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By WFBowen
Great to see the problem solved. Bill

Great to see the problem solved.
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 11-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By WFBowen
DJ: For a 912E it should decode as (using the...

DJ:
For a 912E it should decode as (using the example below)
912600XXXX
Where first three are model; 6 is year of manufacture (i.e., 1976); 0 is model 912E; 0 coupe; and the remaining (x's) are...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 10-15-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By WFBowen
Matt: Are you certain that the fan is properly...

Matt:
Are you certain that the fan is properly aligned with the small locating pin which allows it to be installed in only one position?

Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 10-04-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,421
Posted By WFBowen
Here’s a photo of an early prototype. Note the...

Here’s a photo of an early prototype. Note the 5-digit serial number.
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/F629A9E7_F2C4_4AFA_AA3D_FABE9F5034DA1601841703.jpg
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 09-12-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By WFBowen
Maybe do your visual inspection first. If it...

Maybe do your visual inspection first. If it then looks like you might make an offer on the car, I'd pull the plugs and spray lots of lubricant into the cylinders. Then check if there's any oil in...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 09-12-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By WFBowen
Cheapest way to get an 022 ...

Cheapest way to get an 022
https://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/70160253SIC.htm?pn=701-602-53-SIC
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-31-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By WFBowen
Check this thread... 914World.com - The largest...

Check this thread...
914World.com - The largest online 914 community! (http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?showtopic=254412)
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-31-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By WFBowen
Still a beautiful targa. Good luck, Bill

Still a beautiful targa.
Good luck,
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-18-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By WFBowen
Looking forward to the updates. Good luck! Bill

Looking forward to the updates. Good luck!
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-18-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By WFBowen
The brushes are VW 113-903-515-A. Your generator...

The brushes are VW 113-903-515-A. Your generator with the two spade connectors AFAIK is an earlier VW version, but the stud type can be used with some spade adapters.
One of the advantages of a...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By WFBowen
Does that cross shaft with the brass gear turn at...

Does that cross shaft with the brass gear turn at all? You could try some penetrating solvent in there or maybe soak it in real hot water for a while and see if it will break loose. I've never had ...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,671
Posted By WFBowen
Great video - thanks for posting it. Bill ...

Great video - thanks for posting it.
Bill

p.s. Did this happen to be the engine of a completely disassembled 912 in Studio City?
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-16-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By WFBowen
Palle: Scroll to abt 5:30 into this video: ...

Palle:
Scroll to abt 5:30 into this video:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c4GijwVyV6E

Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-11-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By WFBowen
Bruce: Try Googling Nardi 4370.95.3801 ...

Bruce:
Try Googling Nardi 4370.95.3801

Says it fits 6 Hole Sterring Wheels with a 74mm Bolt Pattern (Nardi, Personal, etc).

Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-16-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By WFBowen
Matt: First, take the small bolt off of the top...

Matt:
First, take the small bolt off of the top of the fuel pump and make sure the screen isn't clogged (pump can stay on the car.) If it looks okay, take the hose off of the carb inlet and put it...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-16-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By WFBowen
Grab a bottle of Sta-Bil - its been around for...

Grab a bottle of Sta-Bil - its been around for decades and works. The problem you have is that they recommend a full tank of gas (less surface area exposed to oxygen) so it would be great if you...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-14-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By WFBowen
Sent a PM (supplier other than our host) with the...

Sent a PM (supplier other than our host) with the kit you need.
Bill
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 06-28-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By WFBowen
Andrew Glad to help if I can. A headlight relay...

Andrew
Glad to help if I can. A headlight relay takes the actual electrical load off of the hl switch. Once set up the headligt switch turns the relay of and on, and the relay does the actual...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 06-28-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By WFBowen
EJ Lets try to maintain civility and adult...

EJ
Lets try to maintain civility and adult behavior here. If your ego demands you treat others in a demeaning manner keep in mind that this hobby represents the toy department of life and should...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 06-27-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By WFBowen
The early cars run all current through the...

The early cars run all current through the headlight switch. This is a good time to install a headlight relay kit. Don’t use the switch until you isolate the problem as replacement HL switches are...
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