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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-18-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By bemmett
Mike, Yeah, I know. I live near RMG (I'm a...

Mike,

Yeah, I know. I live near RMG (I'm a repeat customer) and work near JWE, so I'm definitely aware that we've got some fantastic local experts I can call upon.

I was just trying to see...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-17-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By bemmett
I'd hoped that maybe this was maybe symptomatic...

I'd hoped that maybe this was maybe symptomatic of just needing new bushings or new linkage, but everything suggested to date points to having to pull the transmission for further investigation.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-15-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By bemmett
I'm curious if there was ever a resolution...

I'm curious if there was ever a resolution discovered for this issue?

I have a similar issue in my '87's G50 transmission. Shifts into first easily when cold, but after it heats up, becomes more...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-22-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 189,521
Posted By bemmett
I'll definitely post an update once everything is...

I'll definitely post an update once everything is installed.

I've gone back through all the service records from the prior owner I have beginning in 1991, and other than re-welding a rear sway...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-21-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 189,521
Posted By bemmett
I've been following this thread for quite a while...

I've been following this thread for quite a while and find it serendipitous that it happened to get partially revived today. I just dropped my '87 off at Elephant this morning to have a full...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-16-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 605,297
Posted By bemmett
I thought you just finished a sympathetic resto...

I thought you just finished a sympathetic resto at MobileWorksWest last year? What are you headed to see Freddie for? Inquiring minds want to know! :)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-14-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bemmett
Dangit! So close. I tried Doug+Bisi's...

Dangit! So close.

I tried Doug+Bisi's suggestion of installing when the engine was hanging normally last night, and helped a LOT, but I still have a bit of a clearance issue. I noticed that it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-13-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bemmett
I really appreciate the details. I'll keep this...

I really appreciate the details. I'll keep this in my back pocket. I'm going to try Doug's approach first (attempt to install without being jacked up to keep everything in standard alignment)...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-13-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bemmett
I had mine up on jacks, yes, but just on the left...

I had mine up on jacks, yes, but just on the left rear jackpoint. I hadn't even considered that being jacked up on a single side might cause some sort of torsional rotation that might misalign...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-12-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bemmett
Interesting solution. Any details you can share...

Interesting solution. Any details you can share about your extension piece?

Separately, sounds like best to ping Bisi.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-12-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By bemmett
Bisimoto Pulse Chamber - valence fit issues?

Hi,

I've had one of Bisi's Pulse Chambers in my garage for a few months and finally had some time to pop off the old muffler today (had to cut the straps, after weeks of dealing with rusted bolts...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-10-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,278
Posted By bemmett
My '87 has 222500 miles on it without a rebuild. ...

My '87 has 222500 miles on it without a rebuild. It burns, on average, a quart every 700 miles so it's probably getting close to needing one, but based on other threads here (and user manual) it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-28-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By bemmett
Here's my pre/post cat replacement, all other...

Here's my pre/post cat replacement, all other variables being equal.

Old Cat
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/cat_before1485621023.jpg

New Cat...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-28-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By bemmett
Agreed. In my response above, my "tuning" really...

Agreed. In my response above, my "tuning" really meant my trusted mechanic adjusting the AFM while running the car on an exhaust gas analyzer.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-26-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By bemmett
In 2014 I replaced my O2 sensor and had the car...

In 2014 I replaced my O2 sensor and had the car tuned and barely squeaked by passing smog that year.

Last November I had the car re-tuned and re-smogged and failed. I replaced the cat (the DEC...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-05-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,516
Posted By bemmett
^^^^ This. I removed my rear seat backs last...

^^^^ This.

I removed my rear seat backs last weekend (left in the bottoms for now) and was really surprised at how much more mechanical noise came into the cabin. Other than the volume increasing...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-13-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,580
Posted By bemmett
Do you mind letting us know who you're using? If...

Do you mind letting us know who you're using? If you prefer not to respond publicly, would you mind responding via PM? I'm at a point where I'm looking for something similar (my '87 headliner is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-22-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,891
Posted By bemmett
If I had to guess I'd say those are 17". I've...

If I had to guess I'd say those are 17". I've got stock 7/8 x 15" on mine, and there's a pronounced difference in sidewall size between how mine looks and how this does. With that said, given tire...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,618
Posted By bemmett
Brian acted as seller's agent for the widow of...

Brian acted as seller's agent for the widow of the prior owner for the '87 I ended up buying a few years (the PO had been a long-time Stable customer), and I had a very similar experience dealing...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-11-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,703
Posted By bemmett
Appreciate you being so open with all your info. ...

Appreciate you being so open with all your info. I live in the SF Bay Area as well and have been planning on doing something similar with the '87 I purchased a few years ago. However, I didn't want...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-15-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By bemmett
Bummer, I was hoping to get my '87 repainted in...

Bummer, I was hoping to get my '87 repainted in the next year or so and Cecil was my first choice.

With him going out of business, do folks have recommendations for another local location for a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By bemmett
Are there any '87 workshop manuals floating...

Are there any '87 workshop manuals floating around in PDF form on the internet? I can't find any used copies of real ones on EBay or Amazon. I've found the Bentley useful for the projects I've...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-31-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By bemmett
Thanks. The high/lo stalk was also replaced and...

Thanks. The high/lo stalk was also replaced and everything there with high/lo and turn signals is just fine.

It's the wipers that are wonky.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-31-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By bemmett
Wiper fuse blown (25A) on '87 Carrera

A little over a year after purchasing my '87, and making prioritized lists of things that need attention on the car, I'm finally getting down to doing my own work on it, and slowly building up my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By bemmett
Second vote for RMG. RMG Enterprises - Home...

Second vote for RMG. RMG Enterprises - Home (http://realmeangarage.com/)

Bob and Dan are fantastic.
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