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Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 11-09-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 121,834
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Hi all, First I'd like to thank everyone who...

Hi all,
First I'd like to thank everyone who has followed my thread as well as contributed to the build either with advise or supplying good used parts at a reasonable price. This community is truly...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 07-03-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,063
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
I must admit, I'm a bit stunned but the car has...

I must admit, I'm a bit stunned but the car has transferred to a new owner. I know Will will enjoy it to the fullest. I also have every intention of taking him up on his offer to allow me the...
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 06-29-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 121,834
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Anything is possible but yes, everything is...

Anything is possible but yes, everything is there! :)
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 06-29-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 121,834
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Thanks guys, really! It's not a matter of...

Thanks guys, really!
It's not a matter of motivation or time it's the ol' cashflow dilemma! I suppose I can sit on it for a couple more or even three more years. It costs me nothing to do that. I...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 06-29-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,063
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
1978 911 sc

Hi, I'm considering selling my 78SC that I've had as a project car for 6 years now. It is completely finished except for the engine and trans. I have the tranny and the majority of an engine but will...
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 06-29-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 121,834
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Sigh... :) I'm throwing around the idea of...

Sigh... :)
I'm throwing around the idea of selling this car.
I'm interested in what it might be worth in it's current state which is: complete rolling car needing only an engine and trans.
Any...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
You are working WAY too hard at this! No sanding...

You are working WAY too hard at this! No sanding needed unless you have pits! Simply strip the anodizing with some oven cleaner (yellow can) and polish away with a $30 polishing wheel from HF. You'll...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-25-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 54,563
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
I like to call this the "I'll be glad when this...

I like to call this the "I'll be glad when this crap is over" stage! :D
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,404
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Wow! What a bunch of dix! ANYONE who owns a...

Wow! What a bunch of dix! ANYONE who owns a business understands competition (why this thread still exists) The OP is simply asking where to buy parts on the East Coast that doesn't take forever to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-18-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
No problem Mr.! And thanks!

No problem Mr.! And thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-18-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Another way might be to carefully use a dremel...

Another way might be to carefully use a dremel (if you can get it in there) and grind a line away so the bushing collapses. Even if you happen to score the bore a tad, it shouldn't hurt anything.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-18-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
yeah, you gotta give a good whack! Can't go...

yeah, you gotta give a good whack! Can't go upside down??? It's outa the car isn't it?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-16-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
That is correct! I worked on cars for many years...

That is correct! I worked on cars for many years and that is how it is done! Personally I would just use the shaft that belongs in the hole since it is the correct size. Please choose a tool that is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-16-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
This may seem weird but if you can source a piece...

This may seem weird but if you can source a piece of rod that just fits the inside diameter of the bushing then you can pack the hole where the bushing is with bearing grease and then insert the rod...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-08-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,328
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
This is funny... I truly mean no disrespect when...

This is funny... I truly mean no disrespect when I say this but... you clearly have way too much time on your hands to worry about what other people think my friend. Obviously you've done some...
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 04-07-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 60,134
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Nice choice on the mirrors... I struggled NOT to...

Nice choice on the mirrors... I struggled NOT to buy those.
What wheels are you gonna wrap those calipers with?

10% coupons seem to be illusive these days! Good luck on that one.

Me thinks yer...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-06-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Zactly! You can shiat in one hand and hope in the...

Zactly! You can shiat in one hand and hope in the other... guess which one fills up faster? :O
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-06-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
+1 on the above... you "usually" get what you pay...

+1 on the above... you "usually" get what you pay for.
I tried to save $ at the expense of a LOT of time making their parts fit correctly. I had to cut 2 inches out of the center of the front...
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 04-06-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 60,134
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Nice work Mr.!

Nice work Mr.!
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 04-02-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 60,134
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
I might have missed it but can you tell who made...

I might have missed it but can you tell who made the exhaust? About the baffles? Headers?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-01-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,384
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
As one person stated early in the conversation......

As one person stated early in the conversation... If it ends up being totaled then buy it back for 10%! If the ins. f'ers give you any flack then offer to go to court! They will lose for certain. All...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Obviously one could go that route too. I...

Obviously one could go that route too. I considered that option which in hindsight would have been easier.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
No worries... It's just simple measuring. Matt is...

No worries... It's just simple measuring. Matt is correct, Boge struts tapper to a larger diameter just above the spindle so you can't just push them up.
I measured the lower diameter and purchased...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
I have Boge struts and simply cut a section out...

I have Boge struts and simply cut a section out of the portion above the spindle and welded in a section below the spindle giving the same effect as a "raised" spindle. Easy!
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 03-30-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 121,834
Posted By 78SCRSMAN
Thanks a bunch! I've been meaning to...

Thanks a bunch!



I've been meaning to do just that but lately I've been trying to get my daily driver fixed and it's really been frustrating! Another story though... I'll try and get some...
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