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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-27-2020, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Very quick update - my new fasteners arrived the...

Very quick update - my new fasteners arrived the other day, so I've steadily been able to swap-out the old fixings for the new ones. Nothing spectacular to see here, none of them are even shiney,...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-27-2020, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Thanks mate!! Haha, there's no such thing as...

Thanks mate!! Haha, there's no such thing as perfection, only excessively obsessive behaviour. ;)
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-22-2020, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Quick note: Looks like PhotoBucket are having...

Quick note: Looks like PhotoBucket are having issues with their subscriber service (of which I am one) at the moment...hence missing photos. Terrific. [tut]

Edit - Service is up and running again...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-18-2020, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Thanks John, Yes, they were a great company...

Thanks John,

Yes, they were a great company to deal with, thoroughly recommend. I was also fearful that a refurb shop would do what you said, quick squirt of BS spray and off it goes again. Having...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Addendum to the above; slight rethink on...

Addendum to the above; slight rethink on finishing the steering rack. The end-stops that were fitted to the OE tie rods were the original 6mm thick items. Later on in the 964 lifecycle they were...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Change of plans for this evenings work, I decided...

Change of plans for this evenings work, I decided to have another look at this steering rack brace and see whether it would fit, after some "remodelling" of the hydraulic lines.

I have to say, I...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
I second what John says....awesome collection, I...

I second what John says....awesome collection, I like that a LOT. God I'm a sucker for a 928, and strangely, John and I were exchanging texts the other day about them....
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
The Elephant Racing arms now in place, although...

The Elephant Racing arms now in place, although the steering stops aren't yet positioned accurately.

The absence of the 2-piece stock steering arm coupling....
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Okay, time for some detail on the steering arms...

Okay, time for some detail on the steering arms from Elephant Racing.

As mentioned previously, ER market a bumpsteer correcting steering arm kit for the 964, removing the need to either install OE...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Next job is to continue to clear my house, and...

Next job is to continue to clear my house, and mount the front-to-rear (longitudinal) braces which hold the lower control arms….all this is a dummy-build using the old (but cleaned) fixing hardware....
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
I also ordered Rothsports rack brace kit,...

I also ordered Rothsports rack brace kit, intended to fit between the outboard-most pair of mounting bolts. It does warn that the hydraulic lines may need some subtle adjustment to allow the brace to...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Gary went one step further than I was planning,...

Gary went one step further than I was planning, and did reinstall the hydraulic hard lines, then lacquered the whole thing 3 times. I was originally planning on re-plating the banjo bolts but it’s...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v229/spenny_b/P...

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v229/spenny_b/Porsche%20964%20Turbo%20Suspension/IMG_0187.jpeg

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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
In an example of perfect timing, I received a...

In an example of perfect timing, I received a notification from Western Power Steering saying that my rack was on its way. Excellent! I had spoken to Gary @ WPS a few days previously, chatting...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Next job, in a bid to try and start clearing my...

Next job, in a bid to try and start clearing my house of car parts (!!!), was to install the new KW dampers and Elephant top mounts. This was a decision based on pure excitement rather than logical...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Time to start rebuilding – all the inner arch...

Time to start rebuilding – all the inner arch liners were scrubbed a few days previous, and although socially clean of mud/grime, they weren’t up to my standards for refitting. They’re the originals,...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Then the cleaning…. ...

Then the cleaning….
https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v229/spenny_b/Porsche%20964%20Turbo%20Suspension/IMG_9685.jpg
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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-15-2020, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Okay, so lots of activity since the last...

Okay, so lots of activity since the last update....some serious hours going into this, however, a lot of it is just cleaning, preparing and detail jobs.

The most significant achievement for the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-02-2020, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Hi John, sure, it's the middle metal ring -...

Hi John, sure, it's the middle metal ring - that's actually the bearing seal, and should sit flush with the inner and outer casings. In the damaged one it's sitting about 2mm further in, where I''ve...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-24-2020, 07:28 AM
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Views: 222,751
Posted By Spenny_b
New bearing arrived - what they look like before...

New bearing arrived - what they look like before you bugger them up...it's currently in deep freeze...
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-23-2020, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
The rear wheel bearing installed on the RH...

The rear wheel bearing installed on the RH trailing arm...

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v229/spenny_b/Porsche%20964%20Turbo%20Suspension/IMG_9628.jpg

And the buggered bearing from the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-22-2020, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Knew it was too good to be true.... Evening...

Knew it was too good to be true....

Evening was going ok; installed the front bearings absolutely no problem. No heat on the upright, just bearings that had been in the freezer for a few days.
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-22-2020, 03:25 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Yup, I also want a cabinet as well mate!!...

Yup, I also want a cabinet as well mate!! Unfortunately, until I can optimise my workshop layout, there's no room for one - well, not one that's a decent size to be able to get things like trailing...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-22-2020, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Spenny_b
Yep, and to think of the hours I've spent...

Yep, and to think of the hours I've spent scrubbing parts over the years!

With these guys literally being on my doorstep, it's a no-brainer for me now.

Some idiot did comment a few years ago on...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-21-2020, 03:54 PM
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Views: 222,751
Posted By Spenny_b
This evenings work was to install the Elephant...

This evenings work was to install the Elephant Racing trailing arm bushes. I have to say, this was an absolute joy to do. Very easy, everything just fits. Elephant supply the various press mandrels...
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