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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-04-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
I did not enlarge the holes. There was clearance...

I did not enlarge the holes. There was clearance all the way around the bar, but now I wonder if it will make a difference under load. I hate squeaky noises. If it squeaks, it's coming off. I have...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By kghjr
Call Shaun at Tru-6 (http://tru-6.com). If he...

Call Shaun at Tru-6 (http://tru-6.com). If he cannot do it, he'll know someone who can.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-14-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
No news on the rims and exhaust and I still have...

No news on the rims and exhaust and I still have a mental block about the spring plates, but I did stop cussing at them, so it's a start.

I had lunch down by Storz. Pete's Kitchen...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 32,114
Posted By kghjr
Your car is fantastic! Beautiful.

Your car is fantastic! Beautiful.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-18-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Muffler

Son of a biscuit. I googled "Porsche heat exchangers", images, decided to use aluminum finish and came to the realization that if I do the exchangers I should also do the muffler. Rawknees' Massey...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-16-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Thanks for all your comments. Thanks...

Thanks for all your comments.



Thanks for the encouragement. This is a fantastic forum. I'm lucky I found it.



I've always been on the fence, with the painting vs coating. I just fell off.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-15-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Wheels

I decided to get them refurbished by Greg Dunn (http://greggearhead.com/index.html), total impulse buy. I ran across him by accident, took it as a sign from God to get my wheels done by Dunn.:D
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-18-2018, 12:53 PM
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Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Progress...

...measured in glacial speeds, as instructed to the builder.

Regarding the spring plates, they gave me some silicone lubricant that they use, instructions and encouragement to try the longer bolt...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-16-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,994
Posted By kghjr
Belle of the Blues? You made it yours and it's...

Belle of the Blues? You made it yours and it's together, not haphazard. It works.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,861
Views: 899,914
Posted By kghjr
Original bars, new coating. I'll start a new...

Original bars, new coating. I'll start a new thread about it someday, not to high-jack this one. I lost interest for now and I'm still waiting for the engine. The post was more for comic relief. Not...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-16-2018, 07:38 AM
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Views: 899,914
Posted By kghjr
...gazed forlornly upon the bane of my existence,...

...gazed forlornly upon the bane of my existence, un-installed torsion bars and spring plates. Two failed attempts and utter frustration to the point of abandonment. The single last line of my part...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-16-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,994
Posted By kghjr
Back to '69 OEM specs by Mark Motshagen ...

Back to '69 OEM specs by Mark Motshagen

Never been touched for 485,000 miles
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touched for hours and hours of elbow grease...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
Update: Huge fail. After waiting two weeks to get...

Update: Huge fail. After waiting two weeks to get replacement thread, I never got the hang of it, had to re-do several sections, finally finished one small section between the spokes and the ends did...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-25-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
...in the mail.

...in the mail.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-24-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
Doug, did you already pay for a spool of thread...

Doug, did you already pay for a spool of thread and needles? Mine showed up today. I have extras. Alan sent me 4 spools and 2 sets of needles, trying to make up for the first mailer that did not show...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-12-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
Doug, Call or email Allen at...

Doug,

Call or email Allen at custom-steering-wheels.com (http://www.custom-steering-wheels.com) for the most accurate thread and a couple curved needles, $10. I had to get a second set, totally...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
Looks good to me. Did you glue the ends or...

Looks good to me. Did you glue the ends or tighten with twine?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By kghjr
Steering wheel covers

My Porsche friend refurbished his old OEM steering wheel after he stripped the old leather cover off.

Knowing Bill, he did extensive research and came up with a custom designed single piece...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-27-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,720
Posted By kghjr
Fix the mechanicals back to OEM, drive the piss...

Fix the mechanicals back to OEM, drive the piss out of it, don't worry every second about where you park it, use it for what it was designed for, driving. Have some fun wirh rust abatement and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By kghjr
Roger the music. I buy high and sell low or...

Roger the music.

I buy high and sell low or buy low and sell lower. Do you know how to become a millionaire in used cars? Start with two million.

Few have the knack.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-18-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By kghjr
Harbor Freight 6-ton jack stands, effective and...

Harbor Freight 6-ton jack stands, effective and inexpensive.

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Thanks, Gary, You got me thinking about how...

Thanks, Gary,

You got me thinking about how and then I dug up this pic. Oh yeah, now I remember...

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Thanks, Shaun. Ordered one.

Thanks, Shaun. Ordered one.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Fan housing strap timing decal

I saved the original decal, but a repro or NOS would be nice.

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What is the purpose of the strap? To keep the housing round with...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-04-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 60,891
Posted By kghjr
Goof-Off, from Home Depot paint dept. I have also...

Goof-Off, from Home Depot paint dept. I have also used Pull-it-Out, on concrete. They both work the same on concrete.



...or good ole Merican idiocy. I think I'm damn lucky it did not ruin the...
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