Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses

Our yearly server lease, software licenses, as well as hardware operating costs, WERE due Dec 4th, 2022. Our current donations have fallen far short of the funds we need to renew. Please remember the RennTech.org community is Member supported so please consider a donation to help...  THANK YOU!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

911 Newbie


Recommended Posts

I'm looking for resources to educate myself regarding 911's from the late eighties. I think I'm interested in a 1987 or '88 cabriolet. I want to know what the suspension, brakes and motor are capable of. What does it take to build a hot motor and do suspension upgrades,ect., besides cash.

I was thinking about this for a while, then, today I saw a 1986 cabriolet carrera with a factory turbo tail, white with black interior and trim and 16" wheels. The owner said it had been lowered to european ride height specs. It was shweet!

I'm also a Toyota 4x4 enthusiast. I like the mid to late eighties 4runners and pickups. Some of the forums for that are fabulous, with guys dropping in Supra turbo motors or tweaking the 4 cyl turbo motor that came stock in some. In any case there is a critical mass of people sharing a rich base of knowlege from mild to wild for the Toyota 4x4 enthusiast. I hope I can find something like that for the 911. Thanks.


Sorry to those who might notice that I have cross posted this over at http://www.6speedonline.com/forums

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Loren is correct. Bruce Anderson's book is the best. He also is very good about answering technical questions at: bruce1485@aol.comAnother source that summarizes what folks have done to solve problems and modify their Porsches is the "Up-fixin" series of soft cover books that the Porsche Club of America publishes, which summarizes most all the articles in their monthly publication "Panorama" Porsche Club of America

Good luck! :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I noticed that the Andial website makes reference to some articles about 911 projects they have been involved in that appeared in Panorama. Now I know where Panorama comes from. Thanks.

I had also read good things about Bruce Anderson's book on Amazon.com. Books by Wayne R. Dempsey, "How to Rebuild and Modify Porsche 911 Engines 1966-1989" and "101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 1965-1989" look interesting too.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.