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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  AndreasP on Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:26 am

Hi guys, I've been wanting to start a thread for my build now so here goes nothing. To start let me say thanks to everyone on here as I have collected a lot of data off of this website to put this build together. Although I do no have many posts, I have been lurking these forums for about 2 years.

So the car is a one owner 1988  Guards Red 944 S with 330 000kms that has been in the family since before I was born. It sat in our heated garage from 2003 to now 2018 where its almost ready to drive. My father bought it new in 88 and drove it across North America and even brought it to Europe by ferry a few years before I was born.  In 2016 he gave me an ultimatum of "fixing" it or selling it for dirt cheap. Being a huge car enthusiast it broke my heart to think that the car I grew up in and walked past by for 15 years would end up sold... so I sold my R32 GTR and started this build. With the 15 years it sat doing nothing, I did not want to risk trying to turn it over without replacing all the pumps and belts of the stock motor. I put a price list together and decided it wasn't worth dropping all that money into such a low powered "boring" engine. At about that point in time I stumbled across these forums . . .

I will try to make this as structured as possible. Keep in mind it is a bit more than just a swap so it will be picture heavy and some pictures will be no longer relevant as I have changed the setup a couple times. I will break it up into sections of the chassis and the work that has been done so far. You will also notice many parts were refurbished and restored as I have a bit of an OCD problem What a Face All the work is done by me except for the big fabrication parts.

Goal for this car is a bad-ass weekend driver/ego destroyer with track oriented handling for the twisty mountain roads here in the Laurentian Mountains. (Canada eh!)

initial post will be updated many times as I do not have access to all my pictures as of right now
(dec 26th 2018)


Engine
Aluminum 5.7L V8 LS1 out of a 98 Camaro
GM 243 heads P&P Intake flowing 284CFM @ .600
Scorpion Performance Pro Series Roller Rocker Arms 1.8
TPC 1 7/8 Long Tube Headers
P-1SC-1 Procharger *to be installed*
Stock intake and Throttle Body w/EGR system delete
LS6 PCV, Valley cover & Steam Tubes
TPC engine mounts
TPC 951 Style Radiator
TurnOne Powersteering Pump
Powermaster 150AMP street Alternator
Bosch 044 Fuel pump (BNIB will be for sale as I expect to have to upgrade with new blower setup)
MSD-32813 Superconductor Sparkplug wires w/ Summit Racing®️ Spark Plug Boot Protectors
blower cam *pending*
valvetrain *pending*
custom procharger bracket *pending*
custom piping and intercooler *pending*
exhaust mid pipe to rear *pending*

Transmission
951 S AOR Transaxle w/ LSD
C5 Bellhousing
Spec Stage 2 Clutch (690ft/lbs rating)
Spec Lightweight Aluminum Flywheel
TPC Torque Tube Adaptor Plate & Pilot Bearing Adaptor
944online Short Shifter Kit
custom transaxle oil cooler *pending*


Suspension
Scale Suspension Innovative Series 32-way fully adjustable Coilovers
Front Adjustable Camber Plates
Rear pillowball upgrade
Swift Springs 8k Front (450 lbs)
Swift Springs 10k Rear (650lbs)
Torsion Bar delete
Elephant Racing PolyBronze Spring Plate Bearings
Usinage Brisson Solid Trailing Arm Bushings
Usinage Brisson Solid upper Torsion Tube Mounts
951 front w/ usinage brisson adjustable end links
951 3-way adjustable rear swaybar
Front control arm bushings & caster blocks *pending haven't decided on what make yet*


Brakes
TPC Hydroboost Bracket w/ Mustang hydroboost and Porsche MC *debating selling and going Wilwood*
Porsche 986 Boxster 4 pot caliper conversion front & rear
Usinage Brisson Caliper Brackets
Drilled Rotors
OEM pads

Body & Wheels
BBS RS 16x8/9 being rebuilt to 17x10/11 in hopes of having better tire options
18x8/10 Porsche Carrera III Wheels Painted JetBlack w/ Michelin SS 245/40r18 & 265/35r18
Carbone Liveries Rear Louvered Quarter Windows *Not installed yet*
Demon Tweeks DTM Style Mirrors *not installed or painted yet*

Interior
MoMo Prototipo 330mm Black Leather w/ OEM Porsche logo Button
Boss Steering Wheel hub
Bolt-in Rollcage
Usinage Brisson Shifter Lever *to be installed*


what is started off as
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started the build by dressing the LS1 and dry fitting it into the chassis. Wasn't the easiest thing to do considering space and equipment but we made it work. Threw in a picture of the procharger I just picked up. Have to fabricate a bracket for it.
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suspension & brakes
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parts I refurbished (before/after)
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Post  AndreasP on Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:57 pm

Here are my hand ported LS2-LS6 243 casting heads with flow numbers before/after

Intake/Exhaust before porting
Lift CFM
.200 126/108
.300 184/143
.400 224/163
.500 251/176
.600 257/183

Intake/Exhaust after porting

.200 76/89
.300 199/163
.400 259/188
.500 276/206
.600 284/211

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Post  turbobob924 on Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:19 pm

Very cool

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Post  dougr944 on Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:20 pm

I wouldn't trust my trans to handle a real engine like that! Any worries?

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