Monthly Archives: March 2012

IT IS TACT THAT IS GOLDEN, NOT SILENCE

Got my 10K tach conversion back today from North Hollywood Speedometer. It came out incredibly nice and I should have installed it but it’s getting shipped back to be re-done. Before you read any further and think this is a … Continue reading

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A PILL TO MAKE YOU ANYBODY ELSE

“Dash” towards the finish line of Project Cockpit Revisited? Not even close. I keep adding to my “to do” list. My spare dash was shipped to Autobahn Interiors which is one of the best Porsche upholstery shops in the country..if … Continue reading

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GOING OFF OF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

So it has been said that I’ve “lost it” based on my current mindset and what I’ve recently presented thus far in Project Cockpit Revisited. I totally disagree. I never had it. I want the ultra-rare Recaro seat sliders to go … Continue reading

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PLUG IT UP! PLUG IT UP! PLUG IT UP!

All door plugs are not created equal. Top pic: repro…lack of clear pattern. Bottom pic: original…bullseye! You go away repros! Am I really going to have a post on the difference between repro and original door plugs? Oh hell to … Continue reading

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ALL IS NOT WHAT IT SEaMS

You have to be a vulture. Groomed my feathers and flew to see what meat I could pluck from the latest carcass, a 1968 912 Targa, that arrived at Partsheaven. Managed to score a jack and some other bits. Then … Continue reading

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BUT IT’S BEEN GETTING TO ME ALL THIS TIME AND IT DON’T STOP DRAGGING ME DOWN

“Time” to decide about the clock. I have three options all of which can be justified based on my favorite “period-correct” interiors. Here-dey-bee: Option Philip: Non-funtioning ’68 clock in beautiful condition. Runs about two hours slow per day. I could … Continue reading

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OH! YOU PRETTY THINGS

Last week, a package containing some eagerly awaited parts arrived from the distant shores of New Zealand sent by John Gausden, owner of ST-Classic. Oh you lovely bits all naked in raw steel! These are reproduction lightweight seat brackets and they … Continue reading

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