HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  948 on Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:04 am

That is looking good Eric.
Good luck with the Challenge!
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Post  Admin on Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:34 am

There will be a 16 gallon fuel cell just behind the rear end assembly, fits perfect.
All the cradle assembly is welded to the frame rails and floor of the car. The cage will tie into this as well when it's done. I figured if I welded it in place that ,just maybe , I wouldn't change it! Laughing

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Post  xschop on Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:17 am

The 2.73 is the Holy grail IMO. I think Doug calculated 1400 RPM at 70mph when it is mated to the 6 speed manual.
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Post  kevin924kevin on Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:38 pm

Performance, with fuel economy. Best of both worlds.How many gallons is a stock 44 fuel tank?
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Post  Rich L. on Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:46 pm

kevin924kevin wrote:Performance, with fuel economy. Best of both worlds.How many gallons is a stock 44 fuel tank?

21 gallons for a late car, 18 for early. But I've only ever pumped 17 into my '87.

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Post  kevin924kevin on Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:49 pm

Thank you, i will have to check my manwel for my 924 steel tank.
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Post  Techno Duck on Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:35 pm

Eric; that optima road race, is that the Sand Hills Road Race? Saw a special about it on Speed and plan to do one once the car is up and running.

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Post  Admin on Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:39 am

I guess it is, I'm going to talk to my Optima rep and neighbor that wanted me to go, Sounds like a big waste of my time now that you gave the name of it,(if this is the same race, I'm sure it is). Looks like they have no interest in drawing in new comers. I don't think I will drive from North Texas to Nebraska for a race that I can't even be in.... Shocked
Thanks for the heads up. Also looks like the speed is limited to 120 or 120 mph, how can I even stretch my legs at that? I can get to 120mph before I get to my mail box! Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Post  kevin924kevin on Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:14 am

Eric, they have open class, watched the show on the tube and some where running upwards of 150to 160 on the open road couse which is 26 miles one way.in the time triles there was a viper with an LS1 that did 189 in the mile.
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Post  Admin on Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:55 am

I'm going to check it out today and find out what is allowed, But from what I read on their website
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It doesn't look that way.
I would like to go, I just ordered a ton of parts to get my twins on the 6.0! Shocked 200?

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Post  GregV on Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:06 pm

There is always the Texas Mile to take it to.

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Post  kevin924kevin on Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:53 am

Admin, any more progress on your transplant. More pics please. Thank you.
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Re: 944 Hybrid Wide Body

Post  Admin on Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:47 am

Yes and no, Have a lot of little things done. I haven't had time to work on it much. The shop has been over whelmed with in house work. I'll post pictures latter today or in the morning.

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Post  kevin924kevin on Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:03 am

Thanks Admin.
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Post  parttimegearhead on Tue May 13, 2014 7:57 pm

What happened! The suspense is killing me!

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Post  caseydt on Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:42 pm

Just curious how this one turned out?

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