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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By alphie
The droning sound changes as the speed changes,...

The droning sound changes as the speed changes, the frequency gets lower at slower speeds.

Is there a way to determine which side? i.e. if turning left (A bit) causes the sound then does that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By alphie
Droning Noise - 911 SC

Hi Guys,

Car is 79 SC with new wheels/tires.

When I steer a BIT to the left (hardly at all) I get a loud droning noise from the rear end. This is whether the car is in gear under power or in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-31-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By alphie
Late September is good for me too.

Late September is good for me too.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-13-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,014
Posted By alphie
Going to SSIs will be louder. According to what I...

Going to SSIs will be louder. According to what I was told, in the Sport muffler, the two in/two out is louder than the two in/one out and there is no performance difference between the two.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,014
Posted By alphie
Is there a weight difference? Do you know the...

Is there a weight difference? Do you know the part number? Thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-11-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,014
Posted By alphie
It looks like the big favorite is the sport...

It looks like the big favorite is the sport version.

Thanks to everyone for their input!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-08-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,014
Posted By alphie
Great input guys! This is exactly what I was...

Great input guys! This is exactly what I was looking for.

One thing I didn't mention was about the noise. I don't mind a loud engine under open throttle - that I like, to a certain degree. In that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-08-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,014
Posted By alphie
Dansk OEM vs Sport

I've done a lot of reading about exhausts and I've been thinking about this for a few years. I wanted to get some viewpoints.

My car is a '79 SC with 3.2 short-stroke, 10.3:1, PMO carbs, dual...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By alphie
911 SC Parts

I'm just up the road in Ayr. Sorry to hear about your car. I have bought a few things from WhaleTail - they are in Waterloo (as you probably know). Can't comment on the others.

Would you consider...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-14-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By alphie
Thanks! That weight saving thread showed the...

Thanks!

That weight saving thread showed the stock lid at 12.57 and the new one at 10 lbs.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-14-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By alphie
bump

bump
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-12-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By alphie
Stock Deck Lid Weight

I'm sure this has been written somewhere but I can't seem to find it.

Does anyone know the weight of the stock deck lid for a '79 SC - no spoiler?

thanks.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-10-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By alphie
It seems mostly everyone loves their star specs...

It seems mostly everyone loves their star specs and people really like their DWs.

So far nobody is complaining about either tire (unless they haven't tried that tire).
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By alphie
Poloturbo, have you any experience with the DWs...

Poloturbo, have you any experience with the DWs as a comparison?

Thanks.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By alphie
Thanks for the info guys! I have to make up...

Thanks for the info guys!

I have to make up my mind by end of day Monday to get my order in. I'm in Canada where we get KILLED on tire pricing (duty, eco tax and an extra 13% on everything tax)...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By alphie
I suspect my car is 250+hp - 3.2 SS, 10.3:1...

I suspect my car is 250+hp - 3.2 SS, 10.3:1 compression, dual ignition, PMOs. No AC.

I was getting tired of the 17" setup - very heavy wheels with spacers and rough ride with the lower profile...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-09-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By alphie
Direzza Star Spec or Extreme Contact DW

I'm taking off my 17" 1990 sport wheels and putting Fuchs back on my '79 SC. The Fuchs are 7" and 8.5". Did a lot of reading on the forum and it appears people love the Star Spec tire. As well,...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By alphie
Help! - Need P207 - Z Block Dial Holder

Hi Guys,

I need to check the camshaft timing on my engine but I can't find my Z block tool!. I have the dial indicator pin attachment but that little Z block is not to be found. I know it will pop...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By alphie
By came off I mean it fell off while I was...

By came off I mean it fell off while I was driving and is lost. Thing is I never would have noticed if I hadn't decided to take the tranny out this spring to have it R&R'd.
Forum: Canada 05-01-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By alphie
Wanted: Tranny Mount Bold and Washer

Okay, did a really dumb thing. After reinstalling my engine I missed tightening one of my tranny mount bolts - one of two bolts that attach the transmission to the car. And it came off the car.
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-16-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,819
Posted By alphie
I have the same setup except mine started from a...

I have the same setup except mine started from a 79 which has the bigger heads and I dual plugged it using the JC racing dizzy. Henry did the head work. Steve Weiner supplied the PMOs and invaluable...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By alphie
Carrera Tail

Hi Adam,

Do you know the weight of the tail?

-Rob

PS. I'm just down the road in Ayr.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-28-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,549
Posted By alphie
My first engine rebuild I installed p&c (mahle...

My first engine rebuild I installed p&c (mahle max moritz). They had to be machined to create larger intake valve pockets. Even though I marked exactly what had to be machined my machinist randomly...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-22-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By alphie
When u guys say bell crank, which one is that?...

When u guys say bell crank, which one is that? The one on the engine or the tranny?

I would think a smaller armed crank would create more travel on the pmo linkage.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-22-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By alphie
Well I'm glad I'm not the only one that has...

Well I'm glad I'm not the only one that has noticed this. I spoke with Steve Weiner and he told me that by altering the lengths of the rods at various points it can be achieved without making any...
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