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Forum: Suspension August 19th 2014, 13:12
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Posted By ydeardorff
Porsche 944 turbo suspension and brake upgrade (late offset)

Hello everyone,

I am posting this set of questions as I have searched the forums and the web and cannot at least find anything I can wrap my head around for this my 1988 porsche 944 Turbo...
Forum: Engines March 18th 2004, 14:08
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By ydeardorff
Talking All I need now is the kennedy engineering shooping list

:laugh: Well, I now have two 901 trannies in my garage, now joined by a 1986 mazda RX-7 with a blown automatic tranny. The car was left in someones backyard, for a year and a half, after the tranny...
Forum: German Look Tuning March 9th 2004, 12:53
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By ydeardorff
Free supercharging for a type 1

I read a tech article in HOTVW'S about a year ago on this subject. Using the stock blower mechanism for the heat exchangers, you can purchase a "T" pipe fitting that will fit the top of the...
Forum: Body March 9th 2004, 12:31
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ydeardorff
Kevlars only issue is when it burns. It can...

Kevlars only issue is when it burns. It can asphyxiate quickly due to the fumes it releases. But it is very good if somebody wants to shoot at you! lol
Forum: Body March 9th 2004, 12:27
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ydeardorff
Kevlar or aramid fibers, are a benefit due to the...

Kevlar or aramid fibers, are a benefit due to the fact they do not shear off, but mearly bend. That is why they are used in bullet proof vests. To answer your question in regard to CF/kevlar mixed...
Forum: Body March 9th 2004, 12:12
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ydeardorff
Not to scare you, but you will later in life. If...

Not to scare you, but you will later in life. If you werent wearing a respirator, you more than likely aspirated alot of the dust and fibers.
Forum: Transmissions March 9th 2004, 11:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By ydeardorff
I held up my stock type 1 CV boot covers to the...

I held up my stock type 1 CV boot covers to the output flanges on my spare 911 tranny and the bolt pattern was identical. I am wondering if I can use those flanges on my other 911 tranny (the one I...
Forum: Body March 5th 2004, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ydeardorff
When you mention racing seats, you have to...

When you mention racing seats, you have to realize too,... Those cars are designed for high speed impacts. The driver has quick release seat belts, and there are no doors, or anything getting in...
Forum: Body March 3rd 2004, 15:11
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ydeardorff
Beware Of Carbon Fiber In Accidents!

CARBON FIBER CAN DRAMATICALLY CAUSE MAJOR HEALTH RELATED ISSUES DURING AN ACCIDENT. IF SHATTERED FIBER PENETRATE YOUR SKIN EACH INDIVIDUAL FIBER MUST SURGICALLY REMOVED. INTERNAL ****PIT PARTS...
Forum: Electrical March 2nd 2004, 20:32
Replies: 90
Views: 11,664
Posted By ydeardorff
HID bulbs

I scored a set of HID halo projector beams online for 150 bucks. These are designed to go in a 1991 civic. I am taking them apart and cutting them down to fit in my car. Should look very nice when...
Forum: Engines March 2nd 2004, 20:23
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ydeardorff
from what I know is in the design of the motor...

from what I know is in the design of the motor itself. The type 1 motor is a solid piece, split into two halves lengthwise. The rotary motor is split into 5 pieces plit cross wise. so just like the...
Forum: Suspension March 2nd 2004, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By ydeardorff
Just a word of caution on wheel adapters!!!!!

If you get adapters make sure they are steel! I have adapters on my kit car that are aluminum. These suck big time! Initially they make work well, but they are significantly weaker than steel ones,...
Forum: Engines March 2nd 2004, 19:22
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By ydeardorff
Extrude Honing

Can a Mazda motor be extrude honed, Or is porting the only option?

Also, What is the cheapest and easiest way to beef up the power on a T2?
Forum: Engines March 1st 2004, 01:29
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ydeardorff
there are no mounts for the bumper it is affixed...

there are no mounts for the bumper it is affixed to the fiberglass. it's more for looks than anything structural. But as I am cutting into this car [restty heavily, maybe I'll fabricate something. I...
Forum: Off Topic March 1st 2004, 01:25
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By ydeardorff
mini bike

I have found an old chain saw motor in running condition. I sold the blade, and I am going to use my sons old bicycle to turn it into a mini bike.
It should be very fun!
Forum: Transmissions March 1st 2004, 01:19
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By ydeardorff
:laugh: true very true! But I have been told...

:laugh:
true very true! But I have been told it takes alot to beef up the type 1 tranny to make it as strong. not to mention the cool factor of running porsche in your bug. Also the berg 5 I have...
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 01:25
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By ydeardorff
The porsche tranny conversion is alot more bullet...

The porsche tranny conversion is alot more bullet proof and you still get a 5 speed. check it out
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 01:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By ydeardorff
I have the 901 tranny now in the garage, I also...

I have the 901 tranny now in the garage, I also have the 911 complete axles
will the 911 axles go in, or do I have to make it 911 up to the vw cv's just before the stubs?
heres a picture of my...
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 00:56
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By ydeardorff
What is a nadella flange?

what is a nadella flange? They have 4 bolts on them
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 00:47
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By ydeardorff
If your interested I have a porsche 912 4 speed...

If your interested I have a porsche 912 4 speed I'll sell. All I ask is the core value for it. It is in good working order as far as I can tell.
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 00:46
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By ydeardorff
The easiest to get ahold of (ebay) is a 911...

The easiest to get ahold of (ebay) is a 911 tranny.
If your interested in a porsche 4 speed I have one
Forum: Transmissions February 29th 2004, 00:30
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By ydeardorff
check out my brand new tranny!

I just traded a guitar and amp for a freshly rebuilt 911 transmission complete from the shifter, to the stubs The picture of the 911 tranny has the axles laying next to it. and along with it cam a...
Forum: Suspension February 29th 2004, 00:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By ydeardorff
The complete lock to lock on the RX-7 rack and...

The complete lock to lock on the RX-7 rack and pinion is 3 turns.


If you think of all the arms and excessive linkage from the steering box to the wheels in a stock VW setup. Removing it...
Forum: Suspension February 27th 2004, 17:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By ydeardorff
Cool RE: suspension fix

I am looking for very tight crisp handling, while still being plush enough to drive around everyday. Low to no body roll is the goal, (LOL) But say straight cruising like on a freeway is silky...
Forum: Suspension February 27th 2004, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By ydeardorff
Talking I would like some info on how to figure out shocks by rating

Ok, if you have a stock bug, the choices are pretty easy and made for you,... you just choose the brand pretty much.
So how do you pick the right shock say if you have lightened the car up say in my...
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