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Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 03:35 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,016
Posted By porsche tech
How many cutting wheels and miles of mig wire do...

How many cutting wheels and miles of mig wire do you think they went through to build this car? Love watching them fabricate.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-09-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,529
Posted By porsche tech
Two of the salesmen at the dealership where I...

Two of the salesmen at the dealership where I worked ran in the Cannonball a couple of times back in the 70's when Brock Yates was in charge. One year they got their picture on the front of Car and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-09-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By porsche tech
My wife and I said the same, "isn't he dead?" ...

My wife and I said the same, "isn't he dead?" Then googled it.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,894
Posted By porsche tech
Side note: don't put LED bulbs in the garage door...

Side note: don't put LED bulbs in the garage door opener. Doesn't make it open by itself (as far as I know) but does make it work very erratically...figured out the hard way!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By porsche tech
Agree with the Liberty Mutual and Matthew...

Agree with the Liberty Mutual and Matthew McWhoever Lincoln ads (very annoying) but kinda like Geico and Flo. Also sick of Joe Namath with his Medicare ads..."it's free"! ...always mute him.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-03-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 45,551
Views: 7,727,133
Posted By porsche tech
Agreed. I spent 42 years in the Porsche business...

Agreed. I spent 42 years in the Porsche business and early on discovered it only took money to screw up a nice car!

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-17-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13,748
Views: 2,039,092
Posted By porsche tech
April 2012 ...

April 2012

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-16-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13,748
Views: 2,039,092
Posted By porsche tech
Very cool! Must have marked right where he stood...

Very cool! Must have marked right where he stood for the first one!

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-14-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By porsche tech
Weird car (the 356). Article says in this...

Weird car (the 356). Article says in this condition it can be worth $175k to $200k. Has '64 style wheels and hubcaps on front and early on back. Just an observation.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-13-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By porsche tech
4000 homes in our hood here in Hilton Head. The...

4000 homes in our hood here in Hilton Head. The HOA fee is about $1200 dollars/year and worth every penny as far as I'm concerned. We have a paid staff with volunteers on the board (people who live...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-13-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,669
Posted By porsche tech
My youngest grandson (8) handed me a picture of...

My youngest grandson (8) handed me a picture of me after he had been here about a week. Pretty accurate...eat, sleep, golf and fish! One of my golf buddies says "he's retired...nothing to do and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-10-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 271,955
Posted By porsche tech
I built my first VW motor on an upside down trash...

I built my first VW motor on an upside down trash can next to my parent's back porch with a book laying on the porch steps...led to a 42 year career as a Porsche mechanic. Who'd a thunk it?


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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-03-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By porsche tech
X2 on reinstalling original wheels to verify...

X2 on reinstalling original wheels to verify that's what caused it, then inspect new wheels closely. Did new wheels come with different lug bolts? If so make sure they're not too long...not sure if...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-30-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,393
Posted By porsche tech
Can you imagine how much revenue is lost when...

Can you imagine how much revenue is lost when they don't go seven games? ��
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-29-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By porsche tech
...and they make it look so easy!

...and they make it look so easy!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-29-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,818
Posted By porsche tech
Had duty in VA and about a month after I moved to...

Had duty in VA and about a month after I moved to SC (as soon as I registered to vote here). Performed my civic duty. Then about a year later they sent me another summons. In SC you can be exempt...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-24-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By porsche tech
Weren't coolant pipes a V8 problem? I recall...

Weren't coolant pipes a V8 problem? I recall stretched timing chains were a not uncommon problem on the 6 cylinders but that could be ancient history.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-24-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,332
Posted By porsche tech
I retired about 7 years ago at age 65. Health...

I retired about 7 years ago at age 65. Health insurance is the holy grail. At first it was a little weird...no paycheck, don't have to report to work, etc, but I got used to it really quickly. ...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-20-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,151
Posted By porsche tech
Same thing 930rocket is talking about but with a...

Same thing 930rocket is talking about but with a piece of string between the tires and roll it half a revolution could at least put you in the ball park.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-12-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By porsche tech
On the horizon for me. I take eyedrops to keep...

On the horizon for me. I take eyedrops to keep the pressure in my eyes lower and have an astigmatism so not sure if the surgery could make me glasses free. If I had to have readers, I almost think...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-11-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13,748
Views: 2,039,092
Posted By porsche tech
Recent sunset... ...

Recent sunset...


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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-08-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By porsche tech
Exactly the point...undeserved grace!

Exactly the point...undeserved grace!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-05-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,434
Posted By porsche tech
That's funny! Hang in there, Bud. Once she's...

That's funny! Hang in there, Bud. Once she's broken the habit it'll be better for you both! Be proud of her that she's trying.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,016
Posted By porsche tech
I have had a couple of different sized step bits...

I have had a couple of different sized step bits like that for many years. They work great. As mentioned, best for sheet steel and best in a drill press. I didn't use them that often but enough...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-22-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 45,551
Views: 7,727,133
Posted By porsche tech
I always thought the same thing, especially when...

I always thought the same thing, especially when they narrow the front axle. I've had probably 15 beetles and 1 Ghia back in my younger days and never had the desire to do that to any of them.
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