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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  kevin924kevin Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:27 pm

The wide body you have created looks very factory. Nice job.
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Post  Admin Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:37 pm

Thanks, Now if I can just find time to work on it again, Maybe some day it'l get finished. Crying or Very sad

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Post  singleslammer Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:15 am

This looks great man. These are totally on my list of parts for my 944. You know post v8, brakes, interior, wheels.... It may be awhile, ha ha.

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Post  Admin Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:27 pm

I have taken a few hours to work on my own project. There will eventually be two, Shocked Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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Post  xschop Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:31 pm

2!.....Nut-T & Nas-T
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Post  modenas Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:42 pm

do a ls1 one
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Post  Admin Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:10 am

WHY?

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Post  cfgioja Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:58 am

sick. Glad to know you have a complete custom car. I am having enough problems just out of the power my ls6 heads are pushing.
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Post  eclou Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:07 am

Eric I dunno how you are going to find the time to finish her considering the downpour of LS1 swap business coming!
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Post  87-944S Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:34 am

Wow, can't believe you are fitting all that in there! What's your target for HP?
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Post  Admin Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:37 pm

Well you know as Modenas pointed out, it's only an LT1 motor, so I can't expect to much from it. Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing

I figure I'll go for the 600 to 650 HP mark with low boost for now. The motor is a well built stroked 387ci. Heads have been worked over and it has a healthy cam in it. I'll be running E85 in it as well.

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Post  kevin924kevin Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:53 pm

Admin, what trans are you running?
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Post  Admin Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:17 pm

T56 six speed.

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Post  savage944 Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:36 pm

Looks great,best wide body rear I've seen.Is the LT1 housing still available?

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Post  Admin Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:35 am

Are you referring to the LT1 installation kit? If so than yes It is available from my website that is listed at the top of the forum front page.

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Post  the951racer Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:45 pm

Any updates on the project?

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Post  RobotMachines Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:03 am

Wow
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Post  turbobob924 Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:15 pm

bad ass wicked
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Post  Admin Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:01 pm

Well I have had a change in plans. I sold the LT1 to a guy that had to have it, so it's gone. Also the trans is gone as well as the Camaro rear end.......
I've changed everything, Now I've installed the complete rear suspension from a 2002 C5 Corvette as well as the torque tube. I have also order in a 6.0 from a 2006 pickup. It will be getting a cam, push rods and valve springs to help keep everything rotating smoothly. Plans are to use the twin turbos on it. should make a little power! Cool
With the wide body panels the rear end fits under them perfect.
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Post  kevin924kevin Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:41 pm

Admin, very nice install. Is that an auto trans? where did you mount the supports for the vette stock cross member. What are u using to replace the factory croos member that was cut out. I had Hanks Hot rod mandrel bend my cross member, fits like a glove. Nice to see some one else takin on this conversion. Do you think it is easier to use the vette mounts as aposed to converting the porsche running gear.If you could more pics please.
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Post  xschop Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:34 pm

Nice work. What ratio differential?
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Post  Lemming Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:33 am

Love the idea of running the vette suspension. Through a sequential gear box in there and you would be golden affraid
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Post  rockthemullet Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:45 pm

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Did the torque tube fit in the tunnel without modification? I know the guy in Canada cut is apart and was widening it on that 78/79...

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Post  Admin Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:59 pm

Rob, Rear axle ratio is 273 for now. Going to try to make the Optima battery face off in Hastings, NE.
Top speed type challenge................... Shocked

As far as the cross member, we are going to make it ourselves from 1 1/2" tubing. We are doing it tomorrow, It will be tied into the roll bar/cage.

The tunnel will be widened a little from the shifter hole back. Will post pictures as things get done.
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Post  kevin924kevin Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:20 pm

Admin looks great. Question, Fuel Tank? are the supports tide in to the frame rails and floor.
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