Pelican Parts
Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help



Go Back   Pelican Parts Forums > Search Forums


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: docrodg
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By docrodg
+2 Parking brake. The shoes "energize" when the...

+2 Parking brake. The shoes "energize" when the drum tries to rotate, and this wedges them. Often if the brakes have a bad hold-down or are sticking on the backing plate you will get a big loud...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,438
Posted By docrodg
Surprised this thread came back alive. The...

Surprised this thread came back alive. The project stalled for a significant time due to work, life, and funds. Been getting back to it.

Last part to need a teardown was the cam housings, and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-08-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,761
Posted By docrodg
Heat dissipation could probably be handled with a...

Heat dissipation could probably be handled with a block if cast correctly. My assumption was always that the engines are meant for racing as well, so they are separate for serviceability.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-06-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By docrodg
Ducktail was not an option in 68. Good news, you...

Ducktail was not an option in 68. Good news, you have Euro rear lenses. Seat belts were an optional item on 68 so that is why weird ones are in it. Check all the safety items like RWebb says and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-04-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 37,139
Posted By docrodg
WOW!!!! Very nice.

WOW!!!! Very nice.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,798
Posted By docrodg
Keeps me awake when driving my truck. Nothing...

Keeps me awake when driving my truck. Nothing like bouncing around on some potholes (and it bounces a lot) while trying to turn a corner with a plow sticking out the front and a 158" wheelbase.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 222,214
Posted By docrodg
Only too true. Even with the limit of small...

Only too true. Even with the limit of small claims going up to 10,000 how many people claim their engine was more than that when MM is done with them? That rules out small claims for most of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By docrodg
I picked up a set of craftsman and the worked...

I picked up a set of craftsman and the worked great on my 68.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 222,214
Posted By docrodg
Found this yesterday, Only part I had not...

Found this yesterday, Only part I had not thoroughly gone thru. Cam housing #2 was a mess. Rather than a plug it just had the seal for a 69 and up (on a 68 motor... really?) and a nice gouge where...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 222,214
Posted By docrodg
They are in Southern California, probly drive to...

They are in Southern California, probly drive to Home Depot every morning and get however many employees they need from the parking lot.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-01-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By docrodg
I would not use welded rims at all. Welding on...

I would not use welded rims at all. Welding on aluminum is weaker than the original metal, unlike steel. What happens if that weld fails?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-01-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By docrodg
Why deaden the sound? Granted, my ride is a 68...

Why deaden the sound? Granted, my ride is a 68 so stereo is lacking. But love the noise of the carbs sucking in that air!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-01-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By docrodg
Just when I thought that I had found all of MM screw-ups...

I thought I had found all the things that MotorMeister screwed up until today when I pulled apart the 2nd cam housing. Not only did they put a seal on it, instead of a plug as used for a 1968 911S...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-30-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By docrodg
Try Jameco electronics, they have thousands of...

Try Jameco electronics, they have thousands of connectors.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By docrodg
My problem coming back from Ireland was getting...

My problem coming back from Ireland was getting in passenger seat and no steering wheel there...it felt wrong. While there no problems on streets but driveways made me have to think.

Sounds like...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-30-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,263
Posted By docrodg
Can't believe the chains caused that! Wow, takes...

Can't believe the chains caused that! Wow, takes a lot of force to break a crank. Typically you will destroy rods, pistons, the case, etc. before breaking a crank. The chains jamming would likely...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-30-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By docrodg
It is my experience being in EMS for 20+ years...

It is my experience being in EMS for 20+ years that non-tempered glass will cause some very bad injuries should it break. In an accident you could end up getting some impaled in bad places, not to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By docrodg
Broken head studs typically means some other...

Broken head studs typically means some other surprises if car only has 50K. It was probly treated hard, which means I would pull the P&C and also a rod bearing and check that as well. Remember new...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 39,423
Posted By docrodg
Personally I would replace the clutch for peace...

Personally I would replace the clutch for peace of mind. Inspect the flywheel and machine as needed, and replace the pilot bearing. Consider throwout bearing age/miles for replacement (WIIT......
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By docrodg
I have a nicely rebuilt Marelli disty never used...

I have a nicely rebuilt Marelli disty never used if you really want to watch your budget go bye-bye.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By docrodg
I agree... it is George.

I agree... it is George.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By docrodg
Certainly these forums bring in quite a bit of...

Certainly these forums bring in quite a bit of money for pelican. Wayne does a lot to keep it up, not just as an enthusiast, but also as good business. How many times do we point someone in the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 222,214
Posted By docrodg
The problem with pressing any legal action...

The problem with pressing any legal action against MM is that they have the perfect alibi to the problems. I have receipts on their work they did for my Uncle when he had the car, and the parts and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By docrodg
I use the grill too for these types of things. ...

I use the grill too for these types of things. Best to use some welding gloves to pick them up.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-25-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,759
Posted By docrodg
Wow, a lot of leaking oil and wear on the guide. ...

Wow, a lot of leaking oil and wear on the guide. Think they may be connected? :)
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:58 PM.


 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page
 

DTO Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.