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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.

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Post  Diyman25 Sat May 05, 2012 3:57 pm

Hi every one , I am building a ls1 968 6mt track day car , and was thinking to use 951 Transmission to

suitable the tq, beside the 951 transaxle and torque tube what else I need to complete


Ps is hard for me to get part in my country , so I want ship all the parts at once , I already get the car running with ls1


Thanks for ur time


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Post  944-LT1 Sat May 05, 2012 4:29 pm

Diyman25 wrote:Hi everyone. I am building a ls1 968 6 speed MT track day car and was thinking of using the 951 transmission suitable for the torque. Beside the 951 transaxle and torque tube, what else would I need to complete this?

It is hard for me to get parts in my country so I would want to ship all the parts at once. I already got the car running with ls1.

Thanks for your time

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I believe you will also need the CV joints as the 968 CV's were different lengths. The mount for the 968 and 951 transmission (I believe) may be different as well. Besides that, I cant think of anything else you would need.
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Post  Diyman25 Sun May 06, 2012 2:26 am

944-LT1 wrote:
Diyman25 wrote:Hi everyone. I am building a ls1 968 6 speed MT track day car and was thinking of using the 951 transmission suitable for the torque. Beside the 951 transaxle and torque tube, what else would I need to complete this?

It is hard for me to get parts in my country so I would want to ship all the parts at once. I already got the car running with ls1.

Thanks for your time

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I believe you will also need the CV joints as the 968 CV's were different lengths. The mount for the 968 and 951 transmission (I believe) may be different as well. Besides that, I cant think of anything else you would need.



Fox the CV I will order GkN motorsport axle , and as for mount I will need to find out

Hope all the shift linkage will be similar

But I think I will wait until I get a right LSD install and swap all at once
Right now I will just try to live with close ratio 6mt Exclamation
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Post  944-LT1 Sun May 06, 2012 3:37 am

Diyman25 wrote:Right now I will just try to live with close ratio 6mt Exclamation

Yeah, Im not sure about the shifter linkage either. I thought there was one or two guys on this forum with 968s. Hopefully they will chime in soon?
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Post  Admin Sun May 06, 2012 9:46 am

You will need the Torque tube, Transmission, shifter linkage(the tube part), and the mount. You will need to make spacers for the transmission mount as well. It needs to be spaced down about an inch.

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Post  Diyman25 Sun May 06, 2012 10:03 am

Thanks every one for help

I already bought two 951 transaxle one with cooler one without , In my country there are less then 20 951 exist so I better stack my own spare part Smile

one 944 torque tube , shift linkage and mount , only thing I need is Motorsport axle and LSD



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Post  fliermike45 Sun May 06, 2012 10:23 am

You talk about a six speed track car, the 951 transmission is 5 speed unless my 951 transmission has a hidden gear somewhere.

Hi everyone. I am building a ls1 968 6 speed MT track day car

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Post  Diyman25 Sun May 06, 2012 1:05 pm

fliermike45 wrote:You talk about a six speed track car, the 951 transmission is 5 speed unless my 951 transmission has a hidden gear somewhere.

Hi everyone. I am building a ls1 968 6 speed MT track day car


I wish I can find a missing gear too cheers
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Post  Diyman25 Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:47 pm

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finally recive my long wait porsche 968 from state


i love the idea of german chassic and LS1 power car !!!

however i have issue of car runing hot on water. after the warm out the temp show on stock on gauge is pretty high above 1/3 upper part if i did some wot test the temp will rise to redzone....

which bother me a bit.. any idea what kind of radiator i can be use ?

since i am all the here at asia i cant just order part fom summit or jeg

so i would like know the size of radiator, that i can have shop build one here

thanks for your time

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Post  968LS3RS Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:16 pm

Sounds like you have air in the system. Remove the small hose from the front on drivers side head, remove the radiator cap and put the small hose into reservoir and run engine. You might have to do this for several minutes and rev the engine to move any tapped air. Engine should run between first and second lines on the gauge when bled properly.

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Post  Diyman25 Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:32 am

968LS3RS wrote:Sounds like you have air in the system. Remove the small hose from the front on drivers side head, remove the radiator cap and put the small hose into reservoir and run engine. You might have to do this for several minutes and rev the engine to move any tapped air. Engine should run between first and second lines on the gauge when bled properly.

This is what I plan to do next

The shop who did the install

Have a vale on one of heater line , I think this is for bleeding air


But in the hot weatther where I live (100+f) I think bigger radiator is need it


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Post  Diyman25 Tue Aug 21, 2012 4:52 am

Bleeding system three time in 2 days. the water temp seen to be stable a bit

will drive it tonight to find out


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next week will go to friend place to make trul dual with crossover pipe

the current set up. is cat back with 968 factory system... i can only say it is really quite !!!

and people will think you have a lot of missfire in your engine instead having V8........ Shocked

before that will do a dyno pull to see how many horse i get under bonnet

i have LS1 engine with TR 224 cam and the support mod but with untune ecu. i am hopping aleast get 340whp from bosch roller dyno !!

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Post  Diyman25 Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:06 pm

this week will target on new exhaust system

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my high flow cat. i try to find out the smallest i can fit under so i dont have too much restriction


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most of piping. the muffler is going to made by my application




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Post  Diyman25 Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:08 pm

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compare to my stock 968 catback now

new system should be very promising !!! either in sound or performance


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Post  Porch Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:04 pm

Looks like a very nice swap! Let us know how the exhaust works out. It should make a big difference!
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Post  Diyman25 Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:17 am

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some update of the exhaust

just mocking out the posion.... so far so good
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Post  Diyman25 Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:43 pm

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2.5 inch SS pipe all the way with Vband

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Final part of welding



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how to muffler look from the side



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Post  Techno Duck Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:28 pm

Really nice job, is that the x-pipe under the tunnel brace or just how the two exhausts were routed?

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Post  Diyman25 Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:52 am

Techno Duck wrote:Really nice job, is that the x-pipe under the tunnel brace or just how the two exhausts were routed?

Is a X pipe design


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Post  87-944S Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:40 pm

Wow, that is sweet! I do like the pipes on top of each other for the outlets, awesome work, now post some audio man! Very Happy
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Post  Diyman25 Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:45 am

87-944S wrote:Wow, that is sweet! I do like the pipes on top of each other for the outlets, awesome work, now post some audio man! Very Happy

Thanks for kind word

i get the inspire from harley davidson aftermarket pipe


the car is really quite on idile i will try to film it when i dyno test it next week

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Post  Diyman25 Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:44 am

Update

every since i get LS1 in 968. it have issue of bad oil leaking with RH pan.... it even eat out my caster

block............. Crying or Very sad


finally have enought of it .. pull it out and .... was suprise how wrap it is................... Mad


find some create way of filling out of wrap area Cool


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machine some derlin block for my caster block nice and it work most of time

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Post  Diyman25 Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:08 pm

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close shop my caster block, with heat shield


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close shop for my radiator.... custom made super wide two row... hope this will cure my cooling issue


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Post  Diyman25 Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:57 am

i guess 90% of people on this forum own 944

so 968 LSX is rare kind


some update of the project... will be out of town for business for 3 week....

what is best thing to do ? drop your car to body shop to have fresh coat of paint and install

wide body

last night test fit some old school 930 turbo wheels !! the result is just what i expect it !!

cant wait to see it when i am back from trip

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Post  Diyman25 Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:16 pm

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going replace my current 918 to this 925 double spring

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