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Forum: Project Builds September 23rd 2020, 16:33
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Posted By DORIGTT
I can't wait.

I can't wait.
Forum: Suspension August 30th 2020, 17:00
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Views: 222
Posted By DORIGTT
Hey Hoghead, What's meant by the "IFS radiator...

Hey Hoghead,
What's meant by the "IFS radiator placement" statement?
Forum: Project Builds August 24th 2020, 11:57
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Yes Steve, it is. I'd been searching for one at...

Yes Steve, it is. I'd been searching for one at a reasonable price, and when I found it I had no idea it would take 2.5 months to get!!!
Forum: Project Builds August 23rd 2020, 16:35
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Parts from Uk...4 days shipping. Parts from...

Parts from Uk...4 days shipping. Parts from Estonia (1,100 miles further) 75 days!!!

It's all well and good though, because I got my Killer Tiller for the Raketenhase Ghia! I've had the doggone...
Forum: Project Builds August 23rd 2020, 16:28
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Soooo, no-one really 'makes' a spoiler for the...

Soooo, no-one really 'makes' a spoiler for the Raketenhase Ghia, so in keeping with the theme of 'factory parts' whenever possible, I saw a photo of a MKI GTI and thought "that might work".

If I...
Forum: Project Builds August 23rd 2020, 16:20
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Needed to get some 'space' in the wheel wells, so...

Needed to get some 'space' in the wheel wells, so found a great deal on a couple sets to see if they'll work before any other widening of suspension components / purchasing later 944T arms.
Forum: Project Builds August 23rd 2020, 16:13
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Ran out of space on the floor...actually, I'm...

Ran out of space on the floor...actually, I'm always trying to be efficient with the use of space in my 'shop', so I purchased a tire rack from eBay to stash my extra set of Boxster S wheels.
...
Forum: Project Builds August 20th 2020, 20:09
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
On my side of 'The Pond', if you're into drag...

On my side of 'The Pond', if you're into drag racing, there are a gazillion shops with expertise and components to set you up in a blink. Open your mouth about HPDE, road racing or fast road use for...
Forum: Project Builds August 20th 2020, 20:02
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
WBX motors are typical Volkswagen. It almost s...

WBX motors are typical Volkswagen. It almost s the same - exhaust port wise - as the Type 1, which means I can use a Type 1 header with a few minor modifications. Namely, #1 and #4 exhaust flanges...
Forum: Project Builds August 20th 2020, 12:55
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Thanks Steve!

Thanks Steve!
Forum: Project Builds August 19th 2020, 08:25
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
One more addition to the stockpile...WBX heads in...

One more addition to the stockpile...WBX heads in 44 x 38, and I get the first set produced!

A little update on the new Mansispeed.com big valve 44x38 Hp heads.
Almost ready for flow testing....
Forum: Project Builds August 19th 2020, 08:22
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
I sent my case to Mansispeed to have the lifter...

I sent my case to Mansispeed to have the lifter bores properly sleeved to allow me to run Type 1 lifters in my WBX engine. As usual, excellent work by them.
Forum: Project Builds August 19th 2020, 08:19
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
effvee, I had considered the Scooby route as...

effvee,
I had considered the Scooby route as the EZ30's sound delicious. Challenge is, it's a heavy lump and I didn't want to go to a Subaru transmission to get the clearance needed for safe road...
Forum: Project Builds August 19th 2020, 08:13
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
More goodies for my motor from Marco at...

More goodies for my motor from Marco at Mansispeed.com

I sent my intake in to get modified to accept higher flow injectors as this turbocharged engine will definitely need them.

"A little...
Forum: Project Builds August 19th 2020, 04:47
Replies: 85
Views: 14,099
Posted By DORIGTT
I look forward to connecting. I live 35 minutes...

I look forward to connecting. I live 35 minutes away from Portland, toward the coast!
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 23:54
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
No worries. I'm sure others have the same...

No worries. I'm sure others have the same questions.

I'm not sure the question, or the answer I should give.

When you ask "How much pedal area is taken up.", do you mean how much physical...
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 23:51
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
NO KIDDING!!! One of my offices is in Eastvale! ...

NO KIDDING!!! One of my offices is in Eastvale! I fly into the Ontario Airport!!!
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 21:06
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Hey effvee, Where in Cali are you? That's...

Hey effvee,

Where in Cali are you? That's part of my territory, and once Volkswagen allows regional travel again, I'll be down there (I'm near Portland, Oregon).

My pedal cluster has dual...
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 16:13
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
I installed a magnesium cased Porsche 915 gearbox...

I installed a magnesium cased Porsche 915 gearbox into the Raketenhase, but realized the CV's wouldn't clear the frame horns. Since I 'hate' cutting metal, I figured I'd try to raise the...
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 15:52
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
I've always been a huuuuuuge fan of the...

I've always been a huuuuuuge fan of the Germanlook style, one of the biggies has been the use of Porsche wheels, which obviously means Porsche brakes. I decided to run 944T as they've been used...
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2020, 14:44
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Hey effvee, I would imagine the Porsche 993...

Hey effvee,

I would imagine the Porsche 993 would be capable of rather high cold oil pressures that would be similar, if not greater than our 4 pot engines can produce. That being said, here are...
Forum: Project Builds August 17th 2020, 23:55
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
No I haven’t. Any recommendations?

No I haven’t. Any recommendations?
Forum: Project Builds August 17th 2020, 19:55
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
I love great tips that get the job done and save...

I love great tips that get the job done and save me money.

I was looking into oil cooling for Raketenhase and Marco from Mansispeed.com made a really cool (pun intended) recommendation. Since...
Forum: Project Builds August 17th 2020, 19:49
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Soooo, I've been wanting to be able to 'sit' in...

Soooo, I've been wanting to be able to 'sit' in my Ghia and make vroom, vroom sounds for a while. Challenge was...the Porsche seats I had weren't bolted down, and were super heavy. I scored a deal...
Forum: Project Builds August 17th 2020, 06:19
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By DORIGTT
Spent the afternoon swapping out the steel...

Spent the afternoon swapping out the steel Volkswagen IRS trailing arm for the early Porsche 944T semi trailing arms. They moved the wheel/tire outside the body by 50mm, but more is to come once the...
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