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Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-08-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Jeff Alton
Thanks for the kind words Matt. We are trying to...

Thanks for the kind words Matt. We are trying to verify everything and the car is on its way to the shop for a proper inspection. If mileage is correct we want to buy the car. The value question...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-08-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Jeff Alton
Will have some pics next week after it arrives...

Will have some pics next week after it arrives for inspection. 2 of my staff have had a quick look at the car where it sits in a car trailer so far.
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-08-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 755
Posted By Jeff Alton
I think 4-5K, like Matt says, makes a fair deal...

I think 4-5K, like Matt says, makes a fair deal for both parties.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Jeff Alton
After spending years planning the air defense for...

After spending years planning the air defense for the 2010 games, I can say I have no use at all for the IOC. I could rant on, but...

That said, good for them. The programs have been in place...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Jeff Alton
Always wanted an original, but not one of the...

Always wanted an original, but not one of the Brazilian ones. My dad helped build one as a racecar for a fellow in Kenya when we were there in the late 70s, wanted one ever since. This new version...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 12-08-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Jeff Alton
Value question... 79SC

Despite having owned 30 plus aircooled cars, I can't get a grasp on the market. Curious what you think a 79SC Targa with less than 12,000 original miles may be worth. Obviously has sat for years...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-05-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,657
Posted By Jeff Alton
Had this conversation at SEMA with Mahle. They...

Had this conversation at SEMA with Mahle. They weren't overly excited about the Porsche market...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-28-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,825
Posted By Jeff Alton
Say what you want about Wayne and the sale. He...

Say what you want about Wayne and the sale. He has built a large brand and a loyal group of clients/followers. This was not an easy task and I would argue he has done it as well or better than...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-28-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Jeff Alton
Very good engine. Need a decarbod treatment just...

Very good engine. Need a decarbod treatment just every other current diesel does, but very reliable from what we have seen.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-24-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Jeff Alton
This ^^^ My mom had early onset when she...

This ^^^

My mom had early onset when she passed. Most terrible disease...
Forum: Porsche 996/997/991 Forum 11-21-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Jeff Alton
Autologic, Durametric, Launch, various AUTEL,...

Autologic, Durametric, Launch, various AUTEL, PIWIS will all give you the data you need. Also if out more than 10 degress (IIRC) a code will trip showing a deviation.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-21-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,576
Posted By Jeff Alton
This is likely because their software builds...

This is likely because their software builds pricing on Margin not MSRP. All good retail software offers the ability to change this globally and for each part. This looks like they have set a min...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-21-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,576
Posted By Jeff Alton
Bingo

Bingo
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-21-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,576
Posted By Jeff Alton
^^^ He was aware where the parts were shipping...

^^^ He was aware where the parts were shipping from. Who do you think set the deals up in the first place?? I too get annoyed with misrepresentation like this. They (any company that does this)...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-21-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,836
Posted By Jeff Alton
Excactly.....

Excactly.....
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Discussion Forum 11-21-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Jeff Alton
We have a Miller 175 and a Snap-On mig. Both are...

We have a Miller 175 and a Snap-On mig. Both are excellent machines but the Snap-On machine is far easier for a less experienced welder.

Cheers
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-21-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Jeff Alton
Is it you or the drivers of the other cars that...

Is it you or the drivers of the other cars that attract the attention? Lots of modern cars can leave a stock 930 behind in the stop light grand prix. Why do you care? Your car is vintage and does...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-21-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Jeff Alton
Have you done a leak down test yet? that...

Have you done a leak down test yet?

that will tell you if you have a ring issue. It will not identify a valve guide or vale stem seal issue mind you.

Start there, and report back your findings
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-20-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,525
Posted By Jeff Alton
Money.... That is why.... A MC racer lost...

Money.... That is why....

A MC racer lost his life this weekend there as well. ****ty place to hold a race.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-19-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By Jeff Alton
Craig, don't release the title until you have all...

Craig, don't release the title until you have all of your money.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-18-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jeff Alton
We will have one at the shop shortly. Client is...

We will have one at the shop shortly. Client is doing the majority of the build himself. We have modified suspension arms for adjustability, added some chassis gussets and restored all of the brake...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-18-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Jeff Alton
That is pretty much how I do my steaks. Will...

That is pretty much how I do my steaks. Will sear prime rib roasts as well.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-16-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,597
Posted By Jeff Alton
Exactly! Drives me crazy. The amount of...

Exactly! Drives me crazy. The amount of investment in tools and equipment to run a proper modern shop is staggering. Add that to the cost of the facility in urban metro areas.

On most engine...
Forum: Porsche 996/997/991 Forum 11-15-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Jeff Alton
Instead of trying to look at what you are looking...

Instead of trying to look at what you are looking at. Simply check camshaft deviation in the values section of any decent scan tool...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-14-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,786
Posted By Jeff Alton
Mike, All the best to you and your family....

Mike,

All the best to you and your family. Trying times. Thoughts are with you. I remember going through this with my mom and FIL. No greater pain than watching family suffer. Stay strong...
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