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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Spumato
Upgrade(s) on MY1974

All,

I have been contemplating some recent upgrades for MY74 911.

She is running on 46 year old OEM suspension, and the Engine has been completely overhauled. The motor is a 3.0L from an MY1983...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-01-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By Spumato
For Len, Can I clean off the engine with...

For Len,

Can I clean off the engine with brake cleaner?
Also, do you make replacement parts that you suggest that I use instead of the carb lines procured from O'Reillys?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-24-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By Spumato
Fuel leak in engine bay... can't find source

All,

The last time I drove my PCAR, I was hyper aware of a much stronger than usual fuel smell. So I turned around and made my way home. Fortunately, nothing catastrophic happened. But I was able...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-28-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Spumato
Cis

My 74 had sat unused for 18 years.

So the proper path to correcting the damage caused by sitting was flushing the fuel tank. Once it was empty it was pulled, taken to a radiator shop for cleaning....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-28-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Spumato
Widening a track on vintage 911

I have a 1974 911 and would like to widen the track. The thing is that I want to know the max without interference or body modification(s). Can someone advise me as to what my limits are on both the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-24-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,215
Posted By Spumato
The 3.0L would built with 964 cams, lightened...

The 3.0L would built with 964 cams, lightened flywheel, renewed CIS, distributor recurved, and additional reinforcements like turbo lower valve covers and Carrera chain tensioners makes for a hell of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-30-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,043
Posted By Spumato
Wow, this should be fun. My 1974 had sat for...

Wow, this should be fun.

My 1974 had sat for 18 years. Eighteen painfully long years that ultimately led to issues with pulled head studs.

Having been through this... I would suggest starting...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-28-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Spumato
What year and engine size? That will help...

What year and engine size? That will help determine complexity of staring process.
Has the old fuel been drained?

Prior to starting, you will need to consider things like fuel varnish, old oil,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-11-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,928
Posted By Spumato
SC Upgrade

If you are finding yourself in a very similar boat as I was in 2 years ago when my numbers matching engine in my MY74 911 coupe suffered with pulled head studs, then I would follow the same course of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-11-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By Spumato
Do short drives degrade engine performance?

All...

I am curious if frequent short trips can affect CIS performance.

Drives I am referring to would be less than 25 miles round trip, include spirited driving, but limit the engine...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-28-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,310
Posted By Spumato
A muffler delete is not an encouraged way to...

A muffler delete is not an encouraged way to roll, your engine needs a small amount of back pressure to function.

And I am not arguing the merits of volume or performance, I just feel that M&K...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-27-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,310
Posted By Spumato
I have an M&K 2in2out. It has some of the best...

I have an M&K 2in2out. It has some of the best sound I have heard yet on any year 911. There is a small bit of drone from 2500-2900rpms, but nobody should really be hanging out in that rpm range...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-22-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Spumato
How much for the set?

How much for the set?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-17-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Spumato
You will probably want to upgrade the cabling to...

You will probably want to upgrade the cabling to 964 cables for improvement in operation and longevity.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-14-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Spumato
Are we talking about a whole rebuild or just a...

Are we talking about a whole rebuild or just a top-end rebuild?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-05-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Spumato
Try AASE they have some of those plates

Try AASE they have some of those plates
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-03-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 74,286
Posted By Spumato
No one has mentioned Salmon Metallic, I find that...

No one has mentioned Salmon Metallic, I find that odd!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,917
Posted By Spumato
As a pervious poster said that middies that are...

As a pervious poster said that middies that are numbers matching cannot match the price of a hot rod?!? I disagree, a bulletproof power plant in a mid year is worth more than a numbers matching car....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,917
Posted By Spumato
And the 3.0 is snappier than the 3.2

And the 3.0 is snappier than the 3.2
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,917
Posted By Spumato
Do what I did. My 74 2.7 was in the same trouble...

Do what I did. My 74 2.7 was in the same trouble as yours, I went with a 3.0L replacement from an 82 SC, added real 964 cams and used ARP head studs and rod bolts. Used titanium valve springs and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By Spumato
I would avoid cam grinds if you can and get the...

I would avoid cam grinds if you can and get the real thing!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,186
Posted By Spumato
Mick... don't rush it or you will certainly be...

Mick... don't rush it or you will certainly be mad at yourself later.

We all understand that you are ancy and want to drive the car.
This is normal considering that Porsche's are just awesome.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-12-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Spumato
Why did you wait so long?

Why did you wait so long?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-09-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,890
Posted By Spumato
What is a 3.2SS?

What is a 3.2SS?
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-12-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Spumato
Oil lines for SSI's? Are you referring to the oil...

Oil lines for SSI's? Are you referring to the oil lines that route around SSI's?

I believe you want to add these to your MY1979, correct?
We need more data. Have you modified the 3.0L?
Do you...
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