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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By coldstart
An alternative option for those looking for light...

An alternative option for those looking for light weight and longevity:

https://braillebattery.com/collections/green-lite/products/g5-1

Benefits:

• Lasts 3-5 times longer (especially under...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-29-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By coldstart
That makes a lot more sense. Thank you GAJon!

That makes a lot more sense. Thank you GAJon!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-28-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By coldstart
Floor board question

I have a dumb question. On my driver side floor board there is a metal sleeve that is most likely for the rod for the accelerator. When I put the rod through the sleeve, the accelerator binds and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-26-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,413
Posted By coldstart
I rebuilt my own four calipers on my 72 911. ...

I rebuilt my own four calipers on my 72 911. While the brakes now work fantastic, I regret not splitting the calipers and having the brake exteriors completely refinished by a good shop. I was...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-11-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,899
Posted By coldstart
I equate the Rolex watch brand with the Cadillac...

I equate the Rolex watch brand with the Cadillac car brand. They share a lot of similarities to me.

I have an Omega which I never wear except for rare super fancy occasions. I tried to wear an...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-04-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,258
Posted By coldstart
It depends on how busy I am and the skill...

It depends on how busy I am and the skill required for the job.

I do the majority of the work on my 911. However I am going to farm out the interior work as I have gotten around to finishing it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-23-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,765
Posted By coldstart
A client gave me a gift of 2.1 Bitcoins over ten...

A client gave me a gift of 2.1 Bitcoins over ten years ago. I tried to cash it in last week. Very difficult. Not many retailers take it either. Not a very useful currency. The wallet/exchange...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-17-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,499
Posted By coldstart
You seem to consistently spout false and...

You seem to consistently spout false and anti-Semitic statements on this board.

It is difficult to claim that 75% of Israelis to refuse to be vaccinated when over 70% of the Israeli population has...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-27-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By coldstart
AMC and EXPR are the latest 'hot stocks'. AMC is...

AMC and EXPR are the latest 'hot stocks'. AMC is up over 1000% (300% pre-market today) and EXPR is up over 300% (150% pre-market today). I own a little of AMC.

I am a long term investor so I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-17-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By coldstart
I also have a 1972 911T targa. I have a set of...

I also have a 1972 911T targa. I have a set of sport seats and a set of comfort seats. I currently run a driver-side sport seat seat and a passenger-side comfort seat. I love the sport seat and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By coldstart
I had this issue the first year I had my car. I...

I had this issue the first year I had my car. I had to push it back into parking spots. Fairly embarrassing.

It turned out to be clutch cable adjustment (I installed a new cable) and the shifter...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 26,061
Posted By coldstart
I drove my 72 911T more this year than I can...

I drove my 72 911T more this year than I can remember. This was mainly because of the little traffic due to the pandemic and I could enjoy the open roads. I still only put about 5K on her. ...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-18-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 912
Posted By coldstart
We put $80 into a separate account for dog...

We put $80 into a separate account for dog medical care. We currently have over $2K and would have over $3K except for a incident where our dog met a porcupine. Needless to say, vet care was...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 11-13-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,448
Posted By coldstart
I love the interior of that car. I normally do...

I love the interior of that car. I normally do not like lighter interiors but those seats look amazing. It makes me want to redo the interior of my car.
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 11-11-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,341
Posted By coldstart
I have also bought three cars without seeing them...

I have also bought three cars without seeing them first, including my 1972 911T. All good experiences. But I am a super lucky guy. And I had all of the cars inspected by shops of my choice.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,546
Posted By coldstart
Find a shop that has done a complete paint job on...

Find a shop that has done a complete paint job on a 'classic' 911 before.

I got a recommendation from a local owner who had a great experience at a shop. I visited the shop and the owner appeared...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-09-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,182
Posted By coldstart
The evidence convinced me. I am convinced unless...

The evidence convinced me. I am convinced unless you or someone else has evidence to show otherwise. I am an open minded individual and am able to change my position.

Our headlights are easily...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,182
Posted By coldstart
Headlights in the city are not for you to be able...

Headlights in the city are not for you to be able to see but for other cars/SUVs/trucks to be able to see you.

I run LED headlight bulbs in my 911 as the car sits very low in comparison to 95% of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-08-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,777
Posted By coldstart
The new Supra seems like worst of all worlds: ...

The new Supra seems like worst of all worlds:

1. Unreliable BMW mechanicals vs. Usual Toyota reliability

2. Lame Toyota styling vs. better BMW styling

3. Toyota badge vs. BMW badge for...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By coldstart
My passenger side handle would fall off if I...

My passenger side handle would fall off if I leave it in place while driving. My driver side handle will not come out even if I pull on it while the top is unlocked. I guess my targa top is weird. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-03-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By coldstart
So the handles are not supposed to be removable? ...

So the handles are not supposed to be removable?

The top operates perfectly otherwise-- unlatched with the handle down; latched with the handle parallel with the top. Pins are good at the back of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-03-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By coldstart
Targa top handles question

This is likely one of the dumbest questions but it bothers me about my targa top:

The driver side targa top handle on my car will not come out. It works perfectly though. The passenger side...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,355
Posted By coldstart
I will also never own another newer BMW product....

I will also never own another newer BMW product.

The timing chain tensioner of my 2013 MINI was completely shot when I replaced it out of an abundance of caution. I have had to do about $5K...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By coldstart
Great. How much shipped to Toronto for the relay?

Great. How much shipped to Toronto for the relay?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-27-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By coldstart
Turn signals issue

Up until last week all of my turn signals worked without issue except that on the dash both R and L would flash when a signal was engaged. I had confirmed that the signals on the car's exterior...
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