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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  v8carreragts on Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:59 pm

I just finished repairing and modifying my wiring harness.

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I replaced many terminals; removed everything I didn't need; re-configured the DME circuit to function correctly cut off the fuel pump if the motor dies; set up the cooling fans to be staged; added wires for my remote condenser fans; re-configured the charging circuit to eliminate the typical voltage drop problems in the early car and probably more. And so I can remember what I did, I modified a set of factory diagrams to show what I did.
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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:33 pm

Finished the TT bearings. My G31 TT only had 3 bearings so I added a 4th.

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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:44 pm

I took apart my gauges, cleaned, and made new lenses out of scratch resistant and UV protected polycarbonate.

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I also finished painting the brackets and then put the accessories on the front of my engine.

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Post  v8carreragts on Wed May 29, 2013 4:55 pm

I finished repairing my dash. It came out pretty nice considering the condition it was in. It had two cracks completely through and was warpped.

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I used fiberglass on the back side and clamped it back into shape, filled the cracks with structural adhesive and bonded on an ABS dash cap. I filled the edges and painted it with interior paint.
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Post  thom on Wed May 29, 2013 5:28 pm

WOW!! That looks great. Nice job.
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Post  944convert on Wed May 29, 2013 6:05 pm

Nice work...I'm betting that dash cap will last a VERY long time too.

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Post  v8carreragts on Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:15 pm

Finished my headers today. Now I need to get them ceramic coated. These are 1 3/4 tube and 3 1/2 collectors with 3/8 flanges.

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Post  87-944S on Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:15 pm

Those look great, the whole project is sweet. Where did you get the polycarbonate for the gauges?
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Post  v8carreragts on Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:58 pm

I got the polycarbonate from McMaster Carr and cut them out.
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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  turbobob924 on Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:21 pm

Longtime no talk to

I'm hoping to get my car back on the road this year too

Too many other issues lately tough

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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:39 pm

I have progressed somewhat lately. I found enough money to get the fuel injection on the car so no carb. I bought a FAST EZ-EFI Retrofit systrem and have the manifold pretty much done. I was also able to make up an accelerator cable using Camaro and Porsche parts.

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I have the body mostly assembled to start bodywork.

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I also gut lucky and found a pair of very nice early 923 Euro front turn signal lenses that are correct for a GT/GTS.

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I got the headers ceramic coated and on the car.

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I finished installing the fuel filler and all of the hoses. I needed a new rubber boot for the body to filler neck and was able to get one from Germany through Pelican Parts. I need ign. wires, oil cooler lines and install the body wiring harness and I can fire it up.
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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  HorizonblueDK on Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:14 am

LT1 intake manifold on pre 1986 heads, that looks quite nice. I guess that's only possible because it's a setup from FAST EZ-EFI.

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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  87-944S on Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:07 pm

Simply awesome, the Carrera script on the valve covers is so cool!
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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  v8carreragts on Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:01 pm

It runs..... Started it this afternoon. The sound quality isn't very good as I took this with my GE digital camera. It's probably time to get a real digital video recorder. In person with open headers it sounds like a pro-stock. This is the first time this car has had a running engine in almost 15 years.

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Post  944convert on Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:41 pm

v8carreragts wrote:This is the first time this car has had a running engine in almost 15 years.

Sounds great...also sounds like my project...cruising along at a glacial pace... Razz 

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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  turbobob924 on Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:16 pm

cool!
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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  v8carreragts on Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:42 pm

I've accomplished a bit lately.

It is on the ground for the first time. I found that i will need to adjust the rear height.
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Installed the flush windshield
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made up 924 Carrera GTShood latches- still have some work to do here
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Post  944convert on Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:15 pm

The flush windshield looks great.

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with your experience, hints, suggestions etc. Many thanks.

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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:29 pm

Started painting. The color is Blood Orange/Tangerine code 016 or L21E

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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  Lemming on Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:26 am

Nice, I am of course a fan of orange cars Very Happy
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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:19 pm

Finally in color! I need to put the decals on the body before I clear coat it.

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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  xschop on Sun Nov 02, 2014 7:25 pm

Looking great Pete.
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Re: v8carreragts conversion

Post  Lemming on Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:46 am

Love the rear fenders, I had those on my 968-powered 924s.
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Post  v8carreragts on Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:42 am

Clearcoated! I need to color sand and buff it yet.

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Post  RS Technic on Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:06 pm

Wow! That looks great!
Can't wait to see it back together.
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