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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-07-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
If you have chrome bumpers, you can cut down some...

If you have chrome bumpers, you can cut down some carriage-head bolts and use those to plug the holes. You may be able to find chrome plumbing plugs that fit the holes as well.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-04-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
OK, a look at the PET says that is the "wedge...

OK, a look at the PET says that is the "wedge pin". BTW, the 911 shop manual seems to call it the "Wedge Pin (always replace)", which is a hint that you might not want to re-use it.

If you are...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-04-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
The larger one is the supply line. Smaller is...

The larger one is the supply line. Smaller is the return line.

I'm having trouble remembering the sizes, though. I think the larger one is 9mm OD and the smaller one is 7mm OD?

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-28-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
A whole bunch of people certainly have thought...

A whole bunch of people certainly have thought so! The fact that it has two great big trunks and a somewhat-cavernous engine bay certainly help... A quick Google search turns up several kits, a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-14-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
That is the "009" distributor. I have heard that...

That is the "009" distributor. I have heard that it was originally intended for stationary engines that power things like generators. It fits in any air-cooled VW motor, I believe. Its main virtue...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-08-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
This appears to be an even worse area for air...

This appears to be an even worse area for air flow than under the trunk. However, there should be some air going around it, and the fin area will help radiate some heat. You also get the benefit of...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-08-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Check the backspace on the wheels; if it is less...

Check the backspace on the wheels; if it is less than 4" they are originally Bug wheels. Bug wheels will limit the amount of tire you can fit under the rear fender, making anything wider than about...
Forum: General Car/Truck Questions & Discussion 11-07-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Probably shouldn't be using zip-ties to hang your...

Probably shouldn't be using zip-ties to hang your exhaust... ;)

If you are using decent quality zip-ties, and they are melting, you probably have them far too close to something really very hot,...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 11-01-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,176
You might consider some retaining straps, as that...

You might consider some retaining straps, as that looks to be a great big parachute which is going to see a lot of force if you're going fast.

If you want to be able to remove the window without...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-29-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
The PET says: "999 113 183 40 radial shaft seal...

The PET says: "999 113 183 40 radial shaft seal 45 X 68 X 10"

Aftermarket, $5...
Forum: Porsche 914 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-29-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Moving to the correct forum. --DD

Moving to the correct forum.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-29-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Seals. You replace them by removing the axle...

Seals. You replace them by removing the axle flanges from the transmission. I haven't done this job with the trans together, so I don't know how difficult it is.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-28-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
I don't remember any differences that are easy to...

I don't remember any differences that are easy to describe and easy to see. I do know that a 70 would have the windshield wiper controlled by a knob on the dash, rather than a stalk on the steering...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-25-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
I was writing specifically about the 3.2L with...

I was writing specifically about the 3.2L with its Motronic EFI. The 2.4 engines (except for the 73.5 911T) had MFI which is awesome but can be tough to deal with when things start to go wrong.
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-24-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Yes, there is a possibility. I do not think it...

Yes, there is a possibility. I do not think it is likely. Your rear camber will influence that, and possibly other things as well. There's a good chance you won't need to flatten or trim the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-24-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Narrow-body or flared? There is some room under...

Narrow-body or flared? There is some room under stock narrow fenders, but flares would make fitting stuff significantly easier...

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-23-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
They should fit, depending on tire size. --DD

They should fit, depending on tire size.

--DD
Forum: BMW Mini 10-19-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Maybe I'm too old, or my tastes aren't refined...

Maybe I'm too old, or my tastes aren't refined enough, but I think it looks fugly.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-17-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
I thought we had one, but on looking it appears...

I thought we had one, but on looking it appears we do not.

The windshield is held in with butyl tape, like the rear window is. The short version is that you remove the aluminum trim around the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-16-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
The best cooling will be with a GT-style cooler...

The best cooling will be with a GT-style cooler up in the front trunk. This requires cutting holes for the oil lines, and holes for the air ducting. You do need a duct for the air, or it won't...
Forum: General Car/Truck Questions & Discussion 10-13-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Maybe you could patronize Pelican, then? --DD

Maybe you could patronize Pelican, then?

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-09-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Next to the fittings on the pump should be...

Next to the fittings on the pump should be labels; "S", "D", and "R". You may have to turn the pump around to see them. I believe that they are, from top to bottom on your picture, "S" then "D"...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-06-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Tailshift bushing kit: 1970 Porsche 914 4-cyl...

Tailshift bushing kit:
1970 Porsche 914 4-cyl Targa - Shift Linkage - Page 2 (http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/5864/POR_5864_TSHIFT_pg2.htm#item4)

The factory adjustment procedure is...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-02-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Hmm... It may be possible for someone to convert...

Hmm... It may be possible for someone to convert them into three-piece wheels by cutting the wheels up and using the centers for the center of the three-piece.

Obviously not a reversible...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 10-01-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
The oil filler and dipstick may be in the way. ...

The oil filler and dipstick may be in the way. The 914 has a dipstick that sticks straight up out of the top of the case. The oil filler is on top of the chimney by the fan shroud as well. There...
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