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Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 09-09-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By jadewombat
I have to agree. Don't start unless you're...

I have to agree. Don't start unless you're serious. It would be minimum of 1 year for even the most talented fabricator to do something like this. More like 2 years though.

Me personally, I...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 07-29-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,256
Posted By jadewombat
You've seen this? It looks like they went...

You've seen this? It looks like they went non-power brakes to get everything to fit.

Motor Werks Racing Porsche 944 1.8T Engine Conversion €” Motor Werks Racing...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 06-13-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By jadewombat
Not sure if yours is the same, but there's a...

Not sure if yours is the same, but there's a sticky at the top of the page with info. on gear ratios, etc.
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 05-23-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By jadewombat
Contact owldvr then, there are several subtle...

Contact owldvr then, there are several subtle differences in the 901 box between different years and he seems to know quite a bit which route to go.
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 05-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By jadewombat
The 901 has been mated several times to a T1,...

The 901 has been mated several times to a T1, but...it's not a great option. Those boxes are pretty crude, can handle only "slightly" more power than a beefed up 3 or 5 rib bay bus trans or bug...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 05-14-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
Not too bad a fit it looks like!

Not too bad a fit it looks like!
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 05-04-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
Another Audi 4.2, stuffed in an old beetle: ...

Another Audi 4.2, stuffed in an old beetle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka2qcp1JXwY
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-28-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
Thanks CAS. I suck at TIG at this point in my...

Thanks CAS. I suck at TIG at this point in my life. :( I'll get there though. ;)

Golten, are you going to use the original mufflers? My RS4 had the sport button with valves that would open the...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-27-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By jadewombat
I thought the block on those was ceramic??

I thought the block on those was ceramic??
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-23-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
Well, no kick at 5500rpms but at least you won't...

Well, no kick at 5500rpms but at least you won't have to clean the carbon off the valves every 30K-40K miles. It'll still run like a bat out of hell though.

A little friendly advice if I may?? ...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-22-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By jadewombat
Boxster ones were pretty small. ...

Boxster ones were pretty small.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c0/1d/e3/c01de33ca1f53112c1cea6bd4021005b.gif
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-22-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By jadewombat
Updates? Those are great engines.

Updates? Those are great engines.
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-22-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
Looking good. Going to keep it direct-injected?

Looking good. Going to keep it direct-injected?
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 05-11-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,679
Posted By jadewombat
I would suggest instead of going with dual...

I would suggest instead of going with dual distributors for the ignition to leave them hooked up so the brain still gets a signal and just go crank-trigger with an aftermarket ignition system (both...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-22-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 82,025
Posted By jadewombat
I feel lucky, I'm only trying to drop the front...

I feel lucky, I'm only trying to drop the front end of my bus a whopping 10mm to level it out with the IRS conversion I did a while ago.
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-20-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 82,025
Posted By jadewombat
Ah OK. Yeah, I can only imagine trying to get...

Ah OK. Yeah, I can only imagine trying to get the geometry correct of castor, etc. in 3D imaginary space--basically working backward from the constraint of wheel position, where to mount on the...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-19-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 82,025
Posted By jadewombat
Since the beam is gone, what is that crossmember...

Since the beam is gone, what is that crossmember there tying the two plates together out at each A-arm? Great stuff.

I bet you've been kept up more nights than I have troubled by the T1 race...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-10-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By jadewombat
Bottom line, you're not looking. You don't want...

Bottom line, you're not looking. You don't want anyone's advice or input. You're looking for an agreement that a crude 4-speed late 70s technology transmission mated to a 600hp engine in a 911 is...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 04-02-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,256
Posted By jadewombat
Honestly, if you don't have the time or patience,...

Honestly, if you don't have the time or patience, then don't even start on a project like this.

Every single guy out there who's done an engine swap has had to deal with some issue that doesn't...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 03-31-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,256
Posted By jadewombat
I haven't see one in here, there's others on the...

I haven't see one in here, there's others on the interwebs.
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 03-31-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,214
Posted By jadewombat
With the prices of air-cooled 911s still going up...

With the prices of air-cooled 911s still going up and retaining a high value, unless you have the space to pull the original motor and keep it, I wouldn't do an engine swap. The best candidate cars...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 02-22-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By jadewombat
Yes and no. I used to own and Audi RS4 so...

Yes and no. I used to own and Audi RS4 so traction wasn't a problem, but as we both know TBDs are well worth the money.

We can keep going back and forth, I just don't see what you're getting at...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 02-10-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By jadewombat
So 4 gears would somehow better match the...

So 4 gears would somehow better match the powerband vs. 6 (or more)? If that were true Porsche would have never gone beyond 5 gears and would be pulling lower and lower 0-60, 0-100, 1/4 mile, etc....
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 02-03-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,506
Posted By jadewombat
If the fans are running all the time and you find...

If the fans are running all the time and you find you need more cooling, maybe some downward scoops in the hood. It would also improve downforce on the front end.

The Dodge Hellcats use this...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 02-02-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By jadewombat
Why not a 6 speed? A 4 speed is pretty crude in...

Why not a 6 speed? A 4 speed is pretty crude in today's terms (in the late 90s no, but today...).

Porsche 996 Carrera 911 C2 Manual 6 Speed 3.4 Transmission Drive Trans Axle 3.4L | eBay...
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