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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-13-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,181
Posted By Jeff Alton
New a couple of Fiat crazy guys just after high...

New a couple of Fiat crazy guys just after high school. One had a 128 coupe and the other X/19. Both had worked motors, bored, cams, dual webers, headers etc. They were fun little cars but would...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-22-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Jeff Alton
^^^^^ This.... When a shop/builder finds a...

^^^^^ This.... When a shop/builder finds a system that yields repeatable results in sealing, they generally don't try other solutions unless an issue arises. This means there are many good...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-21-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,805
Posted By Jeff Alton
Ummm are these last two posters part of the...

Ummm are these last two posters part of the Russian scandal?? LOL :)
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-21-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Jeff Alton
Great advice provide above. We used Brad...

Great advice provide above.

We used Brad Penn Break in oil for years with good success. Recently we have broken our last 3 motors in with Motul Break in oil. Very pleased with the results.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-21-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Jeff Alton
We use Curil T as well on all of our builds,...

We use Curil T as well on all of our builds, never had a leak.

Cheers
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-03-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,449
Posted By Jeff Alton
We will be firing up an AEM Infinity twin plugged...

We will be firing up an AEM Infinity twin plugged 3.4 shortly... It is a good ECU. The ECU doesn't care if the cylinders are flat, V or all in a line.

Cheers
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-03-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Jeff Alton
Up here same thing. We get our best applicants...

Up here same thing. We get our best applicants for techs and service coordinators through indeed.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-03-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Jeff Alton
Fairmont at the Airport, very nice hotel. Take...

Fairmont at the Airport, very nice hotel. Take the skytrain right from the airport to downtown.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-23-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jeff Alton
Pelican WAS bought out. However, I am not sure...

Pelican WAS bought out. However, I am not sure the supply chain changed..They use one of the large Euro parts wholesalers as one of their major suppliers so "in stock" did not always mean in stock...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-19-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By Jeff Alton
Hard to believe they didn't see a failure in...

Hard to believe they didn't see a failure in their future....
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-18-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jeff Alton
With a digital torque wrench (to accurately...

With a digital torque wrench (to accurately measure degrees of rotation) final torque WILL be known as it is displayed. Re torque is not mentioned in the spec book because it is not required.
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-18-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,018
Posted By Jeff Alton
I find the size comparisons funny. Did anyone...

I find the size comparisons funny. Did anyone post a pic of a SWB car beside a 930? Or a 930 next to a standard 991?
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-18-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,018
Posted By Jeff Alton
It won't just outrun your 3.2, it will leave it...

It won't just outrun your 3.2, it will leave it for dead... :) Unless your 3.2 is in your 914/6.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-18-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Jeff Alton
What Bill said. Cayennes don't eat rear pads. ...

What Bill said. Cayennes don't eat rear pads. Drivers who invoke PSM and ABS do... Or like other's have mentioned, sticking caliper, bad wheel bearing, pad dragging because not serviced/cleaned...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-18-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By Jeff Alton
We have 8 lifts and follow similar routines to...

We have 8 lifts and follow similar routines to Bell. We have them serviced every year for 2 reasons. 1) We have to for WCB 2) It makes sense.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-17-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Jeff Alton
I have sent a check to Ollies numerous times and...

I have sent a check to Ollies numerous times and arranged Fedex to pick up the cases and ship them back to us. Was not hard to do.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-16-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By Jeff Alton
I appreciate the kind words. I am not an expert...

I appreciate the kind words. I am not an expert business person, I just know what has worked for my business. We are always learning from our mistakes and trying to see what we can do better. I am...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-16-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Jeff Alton
They are smaller, 9mm vs 10mm. Bruce was...

They are smaller, 9mm vs 10mm. Bruce was mentioning case through bolts, and he is correct.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-15-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By Jeff Alton
What would you like to know? I'll do my best to...

What would you like to know? I'll do my best to answer. You can email me directly. There is a closed Facebook group for those thinking about starting a shop, not solely Euro though. I am not on...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Jeff Alton
That is amazing!

That is amazing!
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-14-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jeff Alton
We use that tool on every aircooled motor we...

We use that tool on every aircooled motor we build. No more screwdriver through the palm or you hand... search and you will see I speak from experience.... :)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,040
Posted By Jeff Alton
Yes, still producing.

Yes, still producing.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 295,306
Posted By Jeff Alton
Motion, What are the specs on that KTM?

Motion,

What are the specs on that KTM?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-10-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,040
Posted By Jeff Alton
Alan no longer works for Fikse. I do a lot of...

Alan no longer works for Fikse. I do a lot of the spec info for Fikse on these wheels now. And I know I am concerned about the same stuff many of the posters are here, not just what will fit. :) ...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-10-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,042
Posted By Jeff Alton
Shaun, I have had this model for about 12...

Shaun,

I have had this model for about 12 years. Works great.

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