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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-26-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,939
Posted By Lindy
Thanks for the link John - much appreciated.

Thanks for the link John - much appreciated.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-26-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,939
Posted By Lindy
Thanks for the help. I thought that doing...

Thanks for the help. I thought that doing bearings on a street-only car that often seemed a little much.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-25-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,939
Posted By Lindy
Change Rod Bearings As Normal Maintenance Item?

Long time 911 guy who recently purchased a very clean '86 951 with 108K to use as a nice weather (street only) driver.

-Immediately did belts/water pump/motor mounts, however was just told by...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-02-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By Lindy
2.7

Based upon the somewhat minimal responses (0), unless someone chimes in I guess this is a good enough reason tof orget the 2.7 as a source of useable parts and build that "big block" I've been...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-01-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By Lindy
Any Use For Complete 2.7?

May have finally located an early car for a hot rod project.

Also happen to have a spare 2.7 complete engine that came with another track car. Does the 2.7 (or parts from it) have any value...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-16-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,274
Posted By Lindy
1984 Euro Carrera For Sale - $15,500 -SOLD-

-A quick "thanks" to all of the people who were interested in the car. I have also attempted to send PM's to everyone who was interested, but as there were so many I may have missed someone.

The...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-16-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Lindy
re-post

re-post
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-24-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Lindy
Thanks Megerian! -Will check it out. ...

Thanks Megerian!

-Will check it out.


Lindy
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Lindy
Keith, I wanted to say a very belated...

Keith,

I wanted to say a very belated "thanks" for your reply - we were so darn busy working on the car before and after the race that I haven't been "here" much.

Really appreciate the help!
...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-24-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Lindy
Also located in MN and looking for an early car....

Also located in MN and looking for an early car. Could you possibly pm with the specifics?

Thanks!

Lindy
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-10-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Lindy
Expert Opinion Needed - 924S (Race) Kill Switch

Does anyone here have experience with wiring a 6 pole kill switch on a 924?

Our car has three small gauge red wires that attach to the positive battery terminal along with heavy red battery...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-24-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By Lindy
Gearing and weight reduction will make a...

Gearing and weight reduction will make a significant difference.

Every 100 pounds of weight reduction is supposedly worth approximately 10hp (i.e 100 pounds removed = 10hp).

Keep us posted.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-03-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Lindy
Light(er)weight Tires

Perhaps a strange question, but has anyone ever taken the time to compare tire weights? I have noticed differences of 1-2 lbs. in terms of unmounted weight with racing tires for my other...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-15-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By Lindy
I tend to suffer from Porsche-orexia, however the...

I tend to suffer from Porsche-orexia, however the previous statements on reducing weight do have a great deal of merit. Every 100 pounds that you remove equates to a gain of approximately 10 hp...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Lindy
Flat-Six/Bloomington.

Flat-Six/Bloomington.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-30-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Lindy
Just installed an M&K cat bypass (pre-muffler) on...

Just installed an M&K cat bypass (pre-muffler) on my Euro 3.2 last weekend, and have not noticed a change in sound or in power (at least according to the highly calibrated butt-dyno)...of course I am...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-30-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,606
Posted By Lindy
Dremel/flexible extension with a reinforced...

Dremel/flexible extension with a reinforced cutoff wheel - about 1 min. per bolt, and if you're careful will not damage/score the flange itself.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-29-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,043
Posted By Lindy
9" Fuchs

Should not be an issue. Had the 9's on my SC, and have them on the '84 Carrera. You may want to watch the gap between the inner fender lip and your tire, depending upon what size tire you run and how...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-07-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By Lindy
Power Pipe

I am guessing that this is designed to act as a longer primary tube, which can increase exhaust gas velocity. It also appears that it may have a stepped configuration at the 180 degree bend (hard to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-05-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 45,267
Posted By Lindy
Dry Ice - Interior Floor Sound Deadener Removal

-Have been "gone" for a bit here, so this may have already been covered:

With my last '82 SC, I used dry ice and a rubber mallet. I laid pieces of dry ice (wear gloves) directly on top of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-04-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lindy
After all these years I appear to have...

After all these years I appear to have become......a "castings geek"...?

Yikes.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-03-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lindy
Sand Casting

Good question.

Die cast dies, as well as all dies and molds for any casting process are vented in some fashion. In die casting, very small vents are placed at specific locations of the part in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-03-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lindy
Sand Castings

No offense, but aluminum is in fact a more popular alloy for die casting that the typical magnesium alloy which is AZ91D, primarily due to the relative costs of the base alloys and differences in the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-01-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lindy
Sand Cast Parts

For what it is worth, I essentially grew up in a (family run) sand casting and permanent mold foundry and machining operation, and our current company has a large die casting division.

The easiest...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Lindy
Thanks for the replies. There used to be a...

Thanks for the replies.

There used to be a group of Pelican people in MN that got together for drives, tech sessions, engine drops, etc. I know a number of people from Nord Stern/PCA, however I...
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