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    1. un-possible There are 914's that have been in...

      un-possible

      There are 914's that have been in southern California and Arizona their whole lives that have rust. It's always going to be there on these unless the car has just finished a complete...
    2. Yes, splitting the case.

      Yes, splitting the case.
    3. yeah these are cast iron. There isn't really a...

      yeah these are cast iron. There isn't really a budget, if I add onto the project it just prolongs the build while funds gather. I was planning on doing pistons with cylinders already though.

      I...
    4. Well I bit the bullet and purchased a fan and fan...

      Well I bit the bullet and purchased a fan and fan housing that's for this engine, I think the 930 might work but I thought it best to get the correct parts.

      Started tearing the engine down. It's...
    5. Looking like Aaron doesn't have the...

      Looking like Aaron doesn't have the fan/housing/alternator for this engine so I will be sourcing everything. Trying to figure out if I can go with a 930 fan or not.
    6. Started the teardown and did some much needed...

      Started the teardown and did some much needed garage cleaning.

      http://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4242/34522895744_2af7971aa5_b.jpg
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      Anyone have any options for those of us without a...

      Anyone have any options for those of us without a MFD? I follow the instructions and even slight variations and still can't get it to reset.

      OP did you get this resolved?
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      always wanted this, from the terminator 2 deleted...

      always wanted this, from the terminator 2 deleted scenes :laugh:
      http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Terminator-Smile.gif
      :laugh:
    9. Off topic, but I replaced my daily Jeep Cherokee...

      Off topic, but I replaced my daily Jeep Cherokee with this.

      1999 540it
      http://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4231/35194000071_fdf854e90f_b.jpg

      You'll see by the original post that a flat six fits...
    10. Haha, too much of that and I hear you'll go...

      Haha, too much of that and I hear you'll go blind.

      :P

      These are Zeniths, but yeah too much shaft play is never good.



      hah, yeah. Still no heat. Boxes are there but I don't think they work...
    11. Small update, got it home and into the garage. I...

      Small update, got it home and into the garage. I decided not to use my old engine yoke and ordered a beefier one which should be here tomorrow.
      ...
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      a 911 2.2T motor, and an E39 540iT ...

      a 911 2.2T motor, and an E39 540iT

      http://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4258/35207026865_0176fc8c78_b.jpg

      it was a big day
    13. Yep, magnesium case. From the sounds of it the...

      Yep, magnesium case. From the sounds of it the 2.0 and 2.2 sixes were pretty under powered for the strength that they built in these, far less instances of pulled head studs. The case will get...
    14. Indeed, it turns very easily and you can feel...

      Indeed, it turns very easily and you can feel when it comes on to compression, but the internals are an unknown. Should be fun.
    15. Yes, full rebuild. Its just nuts and bolts and a...

      Yes, full rebuild. Its just nuts and bolts and a few special tools. I wont spill the beans on how much it was quite yet, but the deal is on par with some of the other deals I've found for this...
    16. Chapter 2 ...

      Chapter 2

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?8685018-Porsche-914-project-thread-a-downtown-barnfind-chapter-2&p=105893770#post105893770
      ...
    17. Porsche 914 project thread: A downtown barnfind, chapter 2.

      Many of you have been following along the rags to riches story of a crusty old 914 that Ive been rebuilding
      ...
    18. Ok, here's a quick video. Cell phone quality. ...

      Ok, here's a quick video. Cell phone quality.


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2sOumyrr5o&feature=youtu.be
    19. They do sound wonderful, trying to devise a way...

      They do sound wonderful, trying to devise a way to record it accurately, videos from my phone do it no justice.
    20. Made it to C&C this weekend, car is a blast! ...

      Made it to C&C this weekend, car is a blast!

      Little photo shoot on my way home.

      http://www.914world.com/bbs2/uploads_offsite/c1.staticflickr.com-19709-1496565572.1.jpg
      ...
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