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    [General] It really sounds like it's trying to start. ...

    It really sounds like it's trying to start.

    You can try a shot of starter fluid. Exactly when the engine fires, mash accelerator to 50% or so and hold it for 10 seconds. Always worked when I had...
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    [General] Wish I could say this. I must of looked like some...

    Wish I could say this. I must of looked like some sort of emo after I worked in the doors for the first time...
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    [General] Dammit all, a FORD HVAC panel?! Who are you, Bill...

    Dammit all, a FORD HVAC panel?! Who are you, Bill R?!

    :p

    In all honesty, that looks awesome! :cheers: Wish I would of thought of that.
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    Very cool! Why don't you swap all the vacuum...

    Very cool!

    Why don't you swap all the vacuum pods for electric actuators? Then you could blend modes if the design of the box allows.
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    That's the hard part lol

    That's the hard part lol
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    Even if he did finally finish the project, at the...

    Even if he did finally finish the project, at the end of the day, it wouldn't be anywhere close to a plug and play solution, unless he's been doing some crazy R&D in the past couple years.

    Anyone...
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    [General] You may never get some of those "back ordered"...

    You may never get some of those "back ordered" parts. Hell, after 3 years, I still haven't gotten a glove box insert...

    Good luck with the car and welcome to the quirkiness of the early vins.
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    Sticky: [General] https://i.imgur.com/d66tB0p.png Watching it...

    https://i.imgur.com/d66tB0p.png

    Watching it later today. :D
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    [Engine] I used rtv when I did mine, and AFAIK, I didn't...

    I used rtv when I did mine, and AFAIK, I didn't have any issues with it.

    Parzival, if you want my Volvo spec, complete Gates pump with deloreanclubuk bolt on aluminum pulley, let me know. I'd...
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    Solution: https://i.imgur.com/34bJ7B7.jpg ;)

    Solution:
    https://i.imgur.com/34bJ7B7.jpg

    ;)
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    [Heat & A/C] I think I used a spark plug boot though the...

    I think I used a spark plug boot though the original hole... My car's an early car though, and I had to pull out the ac box a second time to enlarge the hole in the fiberglass body.

    Damn, I never...
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    [Frame & Body] Mine was leaking in the air intake area too. The...

    Mine was leaking in the air intake area too. The the air intake is actually epoxied in the cabin of the car. When this epoxy cracks, it can seep through the bond.

    The only way I was able to fix...
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    There's a lot more clearance with factory exhaust...

    There's a lot more clearance with factory exhaust manifolds. Now when you get headers....
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    Definitely dumb luck. Found the picture of...

    Definitely dumb luck.

    Found the picture of the remains of my cable.59854

    Found the easiest remedy. https://www.amazon.com/Bussmann-CB185-100-Type-Circuit-Breaker/dp/B00139FQSS
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    Electrical fires are definitely a possibility....

    Electrical fires are definitely a possibility. Few years ago, I had the jump start wire melt and ground out on the engine. It started a fire and I had to run to grab an extinguisher. I was lucky this...
  16. [Electrical] You could also switch that cruise control sense...

    You could also switch that cruise control sense wire to a relay. This will work unless your cruise is a funky one that requires resistance.
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    [General] Yup, I have seen that before. Normal for the DMCH...

    Yup, I have seen that before. Normal for the DMCH switch.

    These oddities are the reason why I went with DMCEU's stock style reproduction switch.
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    Oh I know you can do it with manuals, but we were...

    Oh I know you can do it with manuals, but we were talking about autos.

    Yeah, the reason why it is an afterthought is because the 997 transaxle is just an adaptation of the 722.6 used in Mercedes...
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    AFAIK that is not possible, that's why the...

    AFAIK that is not possible, that's why the 996/997 (modern 911) uses a transaxle that is wider. It uses a gear between the mini driveshaft to reverse direction to the built in differential. Also,...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Owning a German car (1982 Mercedes) gives you...

    Owning a German car (1982 Mercedes) gives you some insight to these "German" brands. Meyle doesn't actually make parts in Germany, they just changed their name to "Meyle Germany" to give you the...
  21. [General] :p

    :p
  22. [General] Oh I've been to DMCH. They have a lot of parts...

    Oh I've been to DMCH. They have a lot of parts horded for "new cars" or for use on dmc service cars.

    They can't even make something simple, like new gloveboxes. When I got put on the backorder...
  23. [General] I removed the prv in Texas, but I'm currently...

    I removed the prv in Texas, but I'm currently doing the rest in Naples.

    You can go ahead and post or PM his info if you want.
  24. [General] +3 :rofl:

    +3 :rofl:
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    TMK no drop in modern autos. The 997 transaxle...

    TMK no drop in modern autos. The 997 transaxle requires a 6-8 inch notch of the frame, but it is relatively minor.

    Boxster units... well you'd have 5 gears in reverse!
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