The Porsche Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Bongolia, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Banned

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    I live in Idaho. Things do not rust here. It is not common to see old cars parked in a field for over 50 years with only some very light surface rust.

    But my teener is rarely driven, and never in bad weather. According to it's original owner it had seen rain less than 10 times in it's life, and that is a tradition I intend on keeping. It only has 102k miles on the car total. Cream puff garage queen.
  2. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    You suck. Mine rusted in half. Took 20 years, but in the end, I threw it away:bluduh. (Sold the motor though - 2.3L with 48IDA Webers)
  3. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Banned

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  4. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    Nice. I still have the occasional 914 dream. I brought my son home from the hospital in mine, when he was born, and it was his first car.
  5. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    I have a low-mileage Guards Red '82 911SC. Man what a car. Not a lot of horsepower, especially compared to what's available today, but you know you're driving a car, and not separated from the road by power-this and power-that. Driving that car is an experience.
  6. dagwood

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    where did ya put him?:huh
  7. Barnstormer

    Barnstormer Polar Bear Wrangler

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    I miss my 914, too.
    It was a 74, with a 2.0 running Weber 40's, Koni coil-overs.... What a fantastic car that was to drive. Not a drag racer, but telepathic handling and a great sound. I sold it on my path to my 911. Should have kept it.
  8. pirahna

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  9. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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  10. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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  11. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    He was on mom's lap. Back then it was legal.
  12. Ride_There

    Ride_There Will ride for bacon.

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    :huhI saw this going down the road this weekend. Not my pic, found it on the net.

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  13. yazhound

    yazhound Been here awhile

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    It is a one of these days project. Everything on it is still original except newer seals all around and no rust : ) oh, and no smog junk either. Since i live in GA where I even run the AC in what fews days of winter we have, I haven't been quick to begin work on the 912 (no ac...but it does have marvelous vent windows:lol3 ) What I do not have right now is time. It is either work on the car, or ride motorcycles.

    What I would like to do is keep it as stock as possible, with the exception of putting Webers in place of the solex carbs that are on it now. It really was a fun car to drive. No speed demon, but it handles well and brings a nice big smile to my face.

    btw, a friend is searching for a 930 in good shape to be driven and not stored. He had a pristine '86 that he was reluctant to drive so as not to muck it up to the point where he ended up selling it. He is now looking for one in less pristine shape so he won't feel bad driving it. Either late 70's or from '85 on, no gray market stuff. Thanks if anyone has any suggestions on this.

    OH yeah, also, if anyone has a good parts source for the 912 I would be obliged. Cheers, yaz
  14. yazhound

    yazhound Been here awhile

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    Just a great looking car. Before wind-tunnel and too much gov't saftey (some but really well done incorporating into the body) :clap
  15. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    That's just a shame! Should be in the "Stupid shit people do to nice cars" thread.:cry
  16. pirahna

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    Pelican Parts Porsche's for sale

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  17. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    that had to hurt

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  18. pirahna

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  20. Ride_There

    Ride_There Will ride for bacon.

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    He was near the Brainerd International Raceway(BIR) so I wouldn't be surprised if the trailer was for track tires and such. Or maybe a place to sleep.