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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 10-25-2015, 09:47 PM
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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 09-29-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,078
Posted By nettles503
FS: 1986 911 Coupe

If you’re looking for a solid 911 that you won’t be afraid to take out and have fun with, this is it. It has factory power sport seats and a short shift kit. Power windows, AM/FM radio with CD player...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 09-29-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,078
Posted By nettles503
FS: 1986 911 Coupe

If you’re looking for a solid 911 that you won’t be afraid to take out and have fun with, this is it. It has factory power sport seats and a short shift kit. Power windows, AM/FM radio with CD player...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-23-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,003
Posted By nettles503
Alfa gets it. I wish Porsche would build a car...

Alfa gets it. I wish Porsche would build a car like this again.

"Coming up on a new Porsche I thought to myself, “the new Panamera looks pretty good!” only to realize I was looking up at a 991’s...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-17-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By nettles503
My car is in Bing Maps!

Last summer, I'm driving my 911 through downtown Portland when I noticed the Bing Maps camera car driving the opposite direction. So I made a mental note of my location at the time and I've been...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,302
Posted By nettles503
I close my hood by pushing down lightly with one...

I close my hood by pushing down lightly with one hand on either side of the crest, fingertips spread. That's how the dealer told me I should close it. FWIW.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,182
Posted By nettles503
You sure about that? The 84 model year was the...

You sure about that? The 84 model year was the first with the 3.2L engine. There aren't any 3.0L Carreras. Porsche 911 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-20-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By nettles503
I run 20W-50 year round, and my temp gauge is...

I run 20W-50 year round, and my temp gauge is always just above or below the 9:00 mark.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By nettles503
Green = Bilstein heavy duty. Black = Boge. Our...

Green = Bilstein heavy duty. Black = Boge. Our host sells Bilstein inserts that slide right into your Boge struts. Many threads on here covering this. Pretty easy job.


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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,321
Posted By nettles503
I'm long overdue for posting a couple of pics of...

I'm long overdue for posting a couple of pics of my knob. These aren't great, but you get the idea. The quality, fit and feel of these knobs are fantastic. I've been using it now for about three...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-14-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,540
Posted By nettles503
I have the Conti Extreme Contact DWS model (S =...

I have the Conti Extreme Contact DWS model (S = Snow). Not quite the same as what you're looking at, but I have zero complaints with them. My car is street only, with the occasional "spirited" drive...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-02-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By nettles503
I bought my '86 Carrera from the Porsche dealer...

I bought my '86 Carrera from the Porsche dealer in Spokane and used European Auto Haus for a PPI, since I'm in Portland. They did a good job - highly recommend them. http://www.euroah.com/
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-01-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By nettles503
Maybe throw in a shop manual? (BTW: you're...

Maybe throw in a shop manual?

(BTW: you're pretty much the best dad ever! That's a lucky 15 year old son you've got there. Have a great time!)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By nettles503
World of difference between the Boges and...

World of difference between the Boges and Bilsteins. I just replaced the original Boges on my 86 with 136K on them with a HD front/Sport rear setup. Like night and day. Do it!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By nettles503
James, no. I can't get the small arm positioned...

James, no. I can't get the small arm positioned properly. The gap is waaaaay too big, or if I move the arm one spline, it won't clear the large arm. The cable is loose at the jamb nuts.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By nettles503
How did this ultimately get resolved? I'm in the...

How did this ultimately get resolved? I'm in the middle of a clutch cable replacement and having the exact same issue. Would appreciate any help offered. Thanks.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,007
Posted By nettles503
That's a good tip. I just had my car into Marque...

That's a good tip. I just had my car into Marque Motors for new shocks and they regreased my bushings while they were at it. I'm guessing they did it when the car was on the lift because my squeaking...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By nettles503
+1 I did, and replaced the rails with just...

+1

I did, and replaced the rails with just the screws hold them in. Works just fine.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-04-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By nettles503
Pro tip: pull the horn relay first.

Pro tip: pull the horn relay first.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By nettles503
You'll need to buy new sensors, too, when you...

You'll need to buy new sensors, too, when you replace your pads. Also easy to replace.


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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,657
Posted By nettles503
Couldn't agree more. Buying my '86 was the...

Couldn't agree more. Buying my '86 was the smartest thing I've ever done! http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/02/a8ysa8yg.jpg


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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-02-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,698
Posted By nettles503
I get a lot of waves, thumbs up, or lingering...

I get a lot of waves, thumbs up, or lingering stares when I'm out in the P-car. But no one's wanted to race me or otherwise act squirrelly.

But I'm in Oregon...people aren't terribly car-crazy...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-14-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 114,381
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-08-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By nettles503
Heater blower motor replacement

Hi guys - I hope you'll help me think through my heater problems to make sure I'm on the right track to a fix.

I had the car out today ('86 Carrera, manual heat) and noticed that neither of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By nettles503
My '86 runs normally at the first tick mark. A...

My '86 runs normally at the first tick mark. A few weeks ago, I was stuck in stop and go traffic for over an hour, and the temp crept all the way up to the second tick mark. Kinda freaked me out. But...
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