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Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 11-07-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,215
Posted By baloo
Really? Can't help it. In comparison to...

Really?
Can't help it. In comparison to equally performing car parts from GM, for instance.
Porsche just pisses me off with their elitism and arrogance.
And yet, I live with it.
A dilemma and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-30-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By baloo
Fantastic. Thank you very much.

Fantastic. Thank you very much.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-21-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By baloo
Bob, I'm not sure. I am just repeating what...

Bob,
I'm not sure. I am just repeating what Pelican recommended to replace the 993 switch cover when using a non-airbag steering wheel to eliminate the gaps with the conversion.
What year is your...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-17-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By baloo
WTB WANTED 964 Steering column switch cover for non-airbag conversion 993

Installing a non-airbag steering wheel on my 1996 993.
I need the column switch cover (it's in 2 halves) from a 964 (per some postings, evidently covers from a 964RS model fit better, but what have...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-17-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By baloo
I know this is almost 2 years old, but has this...

I know this is almost 2 years old, but has this cover sold?
Thanks.
Forum: Porsche Cars Wanted/WTB/WTT 10-15-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By baloo
TRADE My 1996 993 C2 Cab 6spd Manual for some “Old Man’s” Luxury/Exotic car

Great running and shifting 1996 Porsche 911/993 Cabriolet for trade (or sale).
Would like to trade up or down preferably for a non-convertible, automatic trans, and preferably 4-door, exotic, or...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 10-15-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By baloo
1996 993 C2 Cab - Blue/Grey; 79K miles

This is a 1996 Porsche 911/993 6spd manual Cabriolet for sale or trade.

SOLD - THANK YOU
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-12-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By baloo
Good post!

Good post!
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-08-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,015
Posted By baloo
Any chance you have D-shaped wheels with airbags,...

Any chance you have D-shaped wheels with airbags, for pre-2006 996, 987, 993?
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-08-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By baloo
WTB: Flat bottom steering wheel with airbag - 1996 993

WANTED: Looking for a flat bottom ("D=shaped") steering wheel with airbag (to avoid rewiring complications), preferably 350-360mm (14") to get around legroom problems.
It's for a 1996 993, but I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-20-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By baloo
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-20-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By baloo
? Still available? Any chance you know if it...

? Still available?
Any chance you know if it will fit a 993?
Thanks.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-20-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By baloo
WTB: Bra for 993 (C2) WANTED - pref Blue, but...

Searching for a front bra with mirror gloves for a 1996 993 Cab.
Prefer Midnight Blue, but will take black, or even silver -- hey, maybe even red?

Prefer in good condition, but...
Cheap is good,...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 09-13-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,313
Posted By baloo
I know this is a 10 year old post, but this is...

I know this is a 10 year old post, but this is exactly the info I was seeking. thanks to Bill.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 170,306
Posted By baloo
I might have missed it, but here are a few more: ...

I might have missed it, but here are a few more:
- HAMMER (big...cut handle down if space needed ..the more your car is still a "project", the bigger a hammer)
- Punch (various reasons, such as...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 170,306
Posted By baloo
While I just got rid of my 911 and am down to a...

While I just got rid of my 911 and am down to a Cayman, I still want to keep tabs on your progress...if for no other reason than to see if you surpass the motivation and fortitude of 95% of us.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-30-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By baloo
Great idea. Why didn't I think of that.

Great idea. Why didn't I think of that.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-27-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,792
Posted By baloo
Chris, "Thermal barrier coat"... I assume this...

Chris,
"Thermal barrier coat"... I assume this is the ceramic type coating?
Paint or spray on?
Is this DIY ?
Any particular brand? Seems I recall numerous ads all with extreme claims.
Thanks.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-24-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By baloo
Gulp. Now tell me again why I am futzing...

Gulp.
Now tell me again why I am futzing around gathering the parts and the knowledge to take on the daunting and endless task to turbo my 3.2, standard compression??
Are practical people taking...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-23-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,518
Posted By baloo
True, technically -- but my baseline for "fully...

True, technically -- but my baseline for "fully restored" has never been "immaculate", which I understand is probably the conventional understanding.
I'm more grounded in the definition implying...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-23-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,518
Posted By baloo
70K Euros = about $80K. Well, I'll take a...

70K Euros = about $80K.
Well, I'll take a running and good condition 930 requiring no further work.

BTW, NOT a full restored to factory new condition, but certainly a good running 930 can be had...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-23-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,518
Posted By baloo
Uh, 70,000 Euros ... I think I'll just buy a...

Uh, 70,000 Euros ... I think I'll just buy a completely restored and running/registered/licensed 930...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-22-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,518
Posted By baloo
Chris, I agree with the logic. You have to be...

Chris, I agree with the logic.
You have to be ready to counter the arguments regarding the volume of NOS needed for a ride in the car, as well as the availability of NOS for replenishment.

I was...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-22-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,518
Posted By baloo
I'd like to hear more about the NOS argument. ...

I'd like to hear more about the NOS argument. HOW can one bring an NOS system to equal the performance of a turbo in terms of HP as well as performance over all types of driving?
The question is:...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-05-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 170,306
Posted By baloo
Yah, regarding weight... We get so absorbed...

Yah, regarding weight...
We get so absorbed about keeping the car light that we forget the ONE MOST controllable WEIGHT-LESSENING FACTOR -- OURSELVES!

Jeez, just lose 15 lbs yourself.
Common...
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