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Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 04-22-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By vick
So great to see the innovation going into these...

So great to see the innovation going into these conversions. Itís not about the performance gains, itís about the vision and ability it takes to adapt a 50 year old machine to contemporary systems....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-21-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 22,499
Posted By vick
Just came across your thread, very fun project...

Just came across your thread, very fun project and youíve got great momentum going, subscribed!

Curious - you seem pretty fluent with the engine bits, is this your first full engine overhaul and...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 01-19-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,401
Views: 215,915
Posted By vick
Quite funny, I donít think those words mean what...

Quite funny, I donít think those words mean what they thing they mean

I recently looked at a Ď74 coupe that was advertised as ďrestored to the highest of standardsĒ, which of course was not how it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-14-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,740
Views: 956,321
Posted By vick
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-02-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,590
Posted By vick
Not sure, they might be. I found them as new old...

Not sure, they might be. I found them as new old stock. Just search for 6 1/2 speaker grills on eBay and see what you can find.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,590
Posted By vick
That's funny, I bought the same speakers in...

That's funny, I bought the same speakers in 5-1/4. Now that I've had the door apart it's clear that the 6-1/2 would fit too. I tried to paint the covers black but wasn't happy with how they turned...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By vick
Heater Levers

Have you thought about backdating the heat? I just did it on my '78, very easy to do once you have the two heat sockets. Would seem a simpler alternative to messing around with trying to rewire the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-30-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By vick
I'm gathering parts to do this on my SC - auto...

I'm gathering parts to do this on my SC - auto heat controller is inop, looking forward to the simplicity of levers and cables. Picked up the handbrake assembly on ebay, now I'll dig into the PET to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-28-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By vick
Is there a trick for mounting new fan belt?

That's exactly what I had to do, my pulley also has the extra lip for the air pump belt. A bit frustrating getting the nut started, but once I got it barely started I reached in with a small flat...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-23-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By vick
I just installed one when I put a Rennshift in my...

I just installed one when I put a Rennshift in my SC. Nothing to compare it to, but looks well made/low maintenance and installed easily. Between it, the Rennshift and a new shift rod bushing my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-23-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By vick
Prototipo on the JWest eccentric for me. If you...

Prototipo on the JWest eccentric for me. If you look at the wheel and think about it too much you'd definitely expect it to feel funky. Once you start driving though I don't notice it at all.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-21-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 152,445
Posted By vick
I just installed a Rennshift in my SC - aside...

I just installed a Rennshift in my SC - aside from functioning beautifully it's a work of art, actually enjoyed just having it on the work bench to look at. It'd look great in your project and they...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-12-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By vick
Bump on this question -- I completed the heater...

Bump on this question -- I completed the heater backdate and found that the bracket for the smog pump fits with the left side heat socket in place. The plumbing for the smog pump though conflicts...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-12-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,393
Posted By vick
Thanks James! Great product, appreciate the...

Thanks James! Great product, appreciate the support through the forum too!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-11-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,393
Posted By vick
Just installed the Rennshift in my 78SC -...

Just installed the Rennshift in my 78SC - beautiful assembly and very easy install. I bought the package with the shift coupler and a new rod bushing. Everything feels tight and precise, vast...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-28-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 340,814
Posted By vick
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-24-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,076
Posted By vick
From a fellow Continental Orange owner (verified...

From a fellow Continental Orange owner (verified through the paint code), that's how I'd go again in a heart beat. Really in intriguing color, many moods depending on the light.
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-19-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By vick
Heater backdate with air pump?

SmileWavy I'm working on backdating my '78 SC, no AC but the air pump is there - I may eventually pull the air pump when I'm more certain that I won't register in California, but for now I want to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-06-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,351
Posted By vick
Nice work bringing this SC back to a well-kept...

Nice work bringing this SC back to a well-kept condition! Enjoyed reading through your progress, gives me ideas for where to look next for projects on my SC.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-06-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 152,445
Posted By vick
Beautiful project you've got going, can't wait to...

Beautiful project you've got going, can't wait to see how it comes together! What model Recaros are those?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-19-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,706
Posted By vick
Thanks Johnny, great info. Typical me, I...

Thanks Johnny, great info. Typical me, I completely overlooked the instructions on your site. I did at least watch the install videos and they gave me a good idea what I was diving into. I have the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-18-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,706
Posted By vick
I just installed this in my '78 SC today, all...

I just installed this in my '78 SC today, all told it was probably two hours. Changing light bulbs is usually the extreme end of my electrical project envelope, so this made me a bit nervous and I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-18-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,415
Posted By vick
It's been a few months since I picked up the SC...

It's been a few months since I picked up the SC and I'm finally getting some time to devote to some TLC and upgrades. Lots of cleaning to start with and now getting to some hardware.

So far I've...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-16-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By vick
Thanks for the inputs. I was inclined to leave it...

Thanks for the inputs. I was inclined to leave it alone but tapped on the 928 part with a screwdriver, turns out it slipped out pretty easily. So figured what the hell and swapped in the Leland...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-16-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By vick
Steering column bushing question

So I'm pulling apart my steering wheel to replace my turn signal/headlight switch. Even though my wheel didn't have any play in it I ordered a Leland bushing to have on hand, figured I'd do it while...
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