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    Manhattan Beach, CA Retired Engineer. 1986 Targa Factory Delivery
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    1986 911 Original Owner
  1. Skip, Got your email. I do not have a ROW CKT. Gerry
  2. Here you go............. carsinc@comcast.net <carsinc@comcast.net>
  3. Skip, Those items are glued. For the glove box cover, any adhesive such as Gorilla Glue will work, but you must somehow clamp the cover to the door while the glue is drying. Try posting on Pelican for additional comments. Good luck, Gerry
  4. Sorry, I received your Email, but I'm not at all familiar with any front window defogger circuits. Try this: http://www.cannell.co.uk/Manuals.htm Good luck, Gerry
  5. 86targa

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    From Porsche, I seriously doubt it, but anything is possible. Try the manufacturer. Blaupunkt is good about these issues. Try posting on Pelican. Good luck, Gerry
  6. I get this error message when I download the 1984-89 911 3.2 manual. "There was an error opening this document. There was a problem reading this document (14)." The manual is on my drive in the form of a PDF file 277MB titled 84-89 Workshop Manual.pdf But I cannot open it.
  7. I posted this concern on Pelican, however, someone deleted my thread.
  8. Hi guys, I tried several times with the proper software (Adobe Reader 9.1) to open the '86 911 manual to no avail. Also, sent an email to Rick Cannell. Please advise of any changes to this anomoly. Cheers, Gerry
  9. 86targa


    Bentley might have a manual for your model/year.
  10. I have an '88 911 Carrera Special Edition and the A/C is NOT satisfactory even here in the Seattle area. My current plan is to add a rear spoiler so I have room to mount a set (6..?) of 12 volt high volume computer cooling fans under the spoiler to force airflow through the rear lid mounted condensor. Bob, Your evaporator is a very low airflow design, the condenser is a low effiency design, and as per my post, our '86 produces 45F air on a 95F day, and 35F air on an 80F day with excellent airflow into the passenger compartment. Please read my post on this subject to Ashley1 as yo
  11. Hi Jack, I can't over-emphasize that you should have your final choice gone over with a "fine tooth comb". A complete car history including service records, body review, and inspection by a "HIGHLY QUALIFIED" and strongly recommended machanic. Also, check out the environment where the car lives. How a person maintains their home can be a reflection on how well they care for their cars. Some of the 3.2 issues are valve guides, A/C, body repairs (Carfax), oil consumption, and top fit/leaks on the Targa models. If you have a 911 friend, have him accompany you on your search. Al
  12. Bob, Go for the '98 993! You won't regret it.......... I wish I had one! Gerry
  13. Bob, As you well know, the 911 is not the best of vehicles for A/C. During a visit to Weissach while picking up our '86, we were advised by the-then president of Porsche that Porsche never intended to install A/C on the 911 but did so due to customer demands. Additionally, he made it clear that this was a best-can-do approach. The main issues are, the compressor is remote to the evaporator, and the front condenser is parallel to the pavement. Most cars have the condenser perpendicular for good airflow (cooling), and the compressor is adjacent to the evaporator. Thus the r
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