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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-14-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Beautiful, classic machine. Magneto ignition,...

Beautiful, classic machine. Magneto ignition, kick start only, right?
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 01-09-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By 304065
These days an original matching numbers 65 is...

These days an original matching numbers 65 is highly sought after particularly if the engine and trans are original to the car, don't split them up. If you have sentimental attachment to the car,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-09-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Ryan thanks for the before and after pics and...

Ryan thanks for the before and after pics and hope your holidays were excellent.

I bet all the bits removed from the /7, fairing, twin-shaft radio, etc., weighed about 80 pounds. That probably...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-30-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 37,496
Posted By 304065
Another couple years gone by, and yet memories of...

Another couple years gone by, and yet memories of Ron still vivid as yesterday. Every time I smell unburned hydrocarbons, like when I start the car in the winter, I think of Ron's phrase "eye stink"...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Ryan LOL I find myself watching ALL YouTube...

Ryan LOL I find myself watching ALL YouTube videos on 2x speed for the same reason, lack of time! Then again I think about all the time it took me to compile 9,541 posts on Pelican in the last 19...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,846
Posted By 304065
Coming soon. . . 101 Projects for your...

Coming soon. . . 101 Projects for your FIAT-Daniela 750 Testa D'Oro
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
LOL Kurt yep I didn't buy it as an investment!...

LOL Kurt yep I didn't buy it as an investment! Between the timing chain, new tires, new seat, powder coating of the engine bits and a complete new exhaust I could have just about had a used R9T! But...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Yes. The tubes in the airbox were misaligned,...

Yes. The tubes in the airbox were misaligned, once the rubber nubs on those were properly aligned, the intake tubes fit right in the correct orientation.

When I put the bike up for storage I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
I suppose a narrative update rather than just an...

I suppose a narrative update rather than just an itemized list of receipts would be fun.

I had a great time riding the bike to work in the summer and fall. The run from home to office is all of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-22-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Acquisition Costs 1981 R65 2950 Bill...

Acquisition Costs
1981 R65 2950 Bill L.
Shipping 390 Get it Done Transportation
Sales Tax 261.81 NY State
Registration 100 NY State

Acquisition costs: $3,701.81
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-08-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By 304065
Check out Vic Chesnutt. Perhaps the most...

Check out Vic Chesnutt. Perhaps the most emotional set they have ever produced.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-03-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
The "Show your Bike" aspect of this thread is not...

The "Show your Bike" aspect of this thread is not only fun but helpful in a way you might think.

If you look at 911_Dude's photo of his restored R65 above, you can see that the intake tubes have...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-28-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Thanks guys! I'm still making a list of...

Thanks guys! I'm still making a list of everything that will need to be done, like any new vehicle. Trying to take it slow until I'm up the learning curve a bit.

The paint is not original, but...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-27-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Update: Bought an '81 R65 from Vermont, had it...

Update: Bought an '81 R65 from Vermont, had it delivered yesterday.

My initial impression, this is a very stable, smooth machine, power is more than adequate. The brakes are decent albeit very...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-25-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Dan, Yep tried to reach out to that guy to...

Dan,

Yep tried to reach out to that guy to go and buy the bike, he STILL hasn't replied to my outreach. I guess when he says he's BUSY, he's BUSY! LOL.

So I found a sweet 1981 R65 up in...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-24-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,673
Posted By 304065
Whatever you do, don't pass a Corvette with an...

Whatever you do, don't pass a Corvette with an extra pair of tail lights on Sunset Boulevard near Doheny.
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-20-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
NYS Emissions testing receipts, all years passed....

NYS Emissions testing receipts, all years passed. I don't have 2005. The Catalytic converter was modified in 2003. Last test was in 2010.

For the avoidance of doubt, these data are presented...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-20-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
Closeup of lid, showing the spot where the rubber...

Closeup of lid, showing the spot where the rubber bumper makes contact.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/lid_21597934378.jpg
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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-20-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
A few additional photos of the brake calipers in...

A few additional photos of the brake calipers in response to a question.

Looks like one of the rotors is below the wear limit which means both will need replacing along with the pads. I will...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-18-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
Some from trunk and rear bins: ...

Some from trunk and rear bins:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/trunk_21597767659.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Trunk1597767659.jpg
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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-18-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
A few more photos: ...

A few more photos:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/left_21597767430.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/left_11597767430.jpg
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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-18-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,679
Posted By 304065
1989 944 Turbo, Glacier Blue

Car has been SOLD, thank you Pelicans for the interest! Going to a great home for a true enthusiast to enjoy!


Executive Summary
A very original, unmodified 1989 944 Turbo in an unique color,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-05-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By 304065
Thats awful Tim. I can't really see is there...

Thats awful Tim. I can't really see is there much damage to the metal?
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-05-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
Bernie, no worries at all. You take care of...

Bernie, no worries at all. You take care of yourself and focus on recovery, the Bike discussion can wait!

@ Dan J-- sorry I missed it. What do you dislike more, carbs or MFI? :) I was thinking...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-03-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,247
Posted By 304065
@ Bernie, PM sent, looks like a beauty @...

@ Bernie, PM sent, looks like a beauty

@ Vern, I love the 9T, first saw it at the Auto Show here in town, and it looks like they have been extensively modded and customized. Finding an unmodified...
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