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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,166
Posted By Coastr
Well hopefully this all turns out ok. Seems like...

Well hopefully this all turns out ok. Seems like some engines have been delivered to customers. All sounds a bit vector w8 in the end.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-29-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,166
Posted By Coastr
Curious as to how this turned out? I see the...

Curious as to how this turned out? I see the Taormina racing website shows cases in stock. Have people built engines from them? Did everything eventually turn out ok?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-18-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Coastr
Whatís the tail look like?

Whatís the tail look like?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-18-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By Coastr
They can both be unreliable, they can both run...

They can both be unreliable, they can both run for many 100s of thousands of miles. Climate, service, treatment - these all matter.

Air cooled engines break head studs and wear out valve guides. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-18-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Coastr
Pull ang plug the vacuum hose on the decel valve....

Pull ang plug the vacuum hose on the decel valve. Itís on the right rear of the engine. See if it idles properly. Stupid 1970s emissions crap to stop it popping on overrun. Also slows down...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-18-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By Coastr
I like the car. Itís yours but I wouldnít be...

I like the car. Itís yours but I wouldnít be changing it. Too rare to throw away the burgundy and chop up the roof. Easy to weld some flares and vents onto a molested 75 and make it exactly as you...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-05-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,027
Posted By Coastr
86 needs the painted trim rings to cover the...

86 needs the painted trim rings to cover the chrome surrounds on the h4 IMO. Should be any easy thing to sort out. Wheels look great.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-04-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,495
Posted By Coastr
Great seats ... not right period for your car...

Great seats ... not right period for your car though :) I have a set and very comfortable
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-03-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,495
Posted By Coastr
Iíd start with the piece that you see the least...

Iíd start with the piece that you see the least of, and which mistakes are not crucial. By the time youíre in the third piece your skills and confidence will be up and youíll be getting better...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-03-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Coastr
81- my 81 has a carfax for what it is worth. ...

81- my 81 has a carfax for what it is worth.

I would suggest to people to install the VINwiki app and put their cars details into it. You can backdate some entries if you want. It takes any vin...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-03-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,175
Posted By Coastr
Happy that you cleared it up but I thought it was...

Happy that you cleared it up but I thought it was obvious. Yes, YouTube is where a lot of things are happening. Not all YouTube content is good, but itís easy to skip over. Ppl should nurture...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-19-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,842
Posted By Coastr
Not a 911 but just rewatched willy wonky and the...

Not a 911 but just rewatched willy wonky and the chocloate factory (original version) and Charlie picks up the coin that buys him the golden ticket in a drain underneath a White 356.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-22-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By Coastr
Having had a car without that developed a chain...

Having had a car without that developed a chain rattle it was very obvious something was wrong. I can see why Porsche developed these as a warranty/reliability prevention but youíd have to be a very...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-22-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Coastr
How times have changed. I assume the mk vii is a...

How times have changed. I assume the mk vii is a featherweight compared to a panamera.

Ford always was about basic cars sold at basic prices. All these euro matchups that happened in the 80s and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-23-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 121,510
Posted By Coastr
A couple of years ago ...

A couple of years ago

https://i.imgur.com/uQ77x2t.jpg
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-23-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Coastr
One of mine came from riverside ca and then Las...

One of mine came from riverside ca and then Las Vegas. Itís crazy how clean and dry the car is. Pity about the windscreen seal though. Engine plated parts still shiny.

Always worth paying extra...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-23-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By Coastr
Iím torn on this..on the one hand itís IP that...

Iím torn on this..on the one hand itís IP that belongs to Singer that should be respected. On the other hand, tributes and copies are a long established part of modifying.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-20-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,354
Posted By Coastr
Mike on video! Things are evolving!

Mike on video! Things are evolving!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-13-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By Coastr
You donít need all valves open to test headers. ...

You donít need all valves open to test headers. Youíre testing the integrity to the back of the valves. Can you do a smoke test up the tailpipe with intake closed? Some smoke will go through the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-12-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,812
Posted By Coastr
It seems that all of these repairs already have...

It seems that all of these repairs already have the pop-off valve in them. Does that mean the pop-off valves don't fix the problem on older boxes?

2nd question : does the immersion bubble test...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-12-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,365
Posted By Coastr
I don't know much (anything?!) about lead filler....

I don't know much (anything?!) about lead filler. The chances of shrinkage, rust underneath, cracking, etc etc are very high with plastic filler as well. In fact unless it's used very well and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-11-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,365
Posted By Coastr
I have to hand it to you for forging ahead and...

I have to hand it to you for forging ahead and ignoring the noise. The car is in CA it will probably never rust even if bare metal under the welds. The lead filler is a much better approach than...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-11-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By Coastr
IDK I think ev conversions work better on cars...

IDK I think ev conversions work better on cars that had crappy drivetrains to start with. Half the fun in these cars is listening to the engine.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-11-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By Coastr
The idea that all of the worlds oil...

The idea that all of the worlds oil infrastructure is going to be parked anytime soon is pretty fanciful.

There is nothing on the horizon that will replace diesel as the source of the majority of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-08-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,208
Posted By Coastr
This plus interior refresh sounds great but the...

This plus interior refresh sounds great but the 17in wheels arenít going to give you much. Itís unlikely to be called a hotrod by anyone but would be a nicely updated car. Keep all the elecrtrpnics...
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