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Ignition Troubleshooting on the Road

May 26, 2019 | Troubleshooting & Repair | 1 Comment
Ignition Troubleshooting on the Road Note: This article has a photograph and a diagram. How do I insert them in this article? If you own a 356 "driver" and drive it on trips as I do, the most crucial problem you can run into is a failure of your car to run. You want to solve this problem so it can bring you home with the least amount of effort, time and cost. The problem can be solved if you carry the right parts so if one fails, you have a spare. However, to isolate the failed part, knowledge is critical—if you cannot isolate the problem, you cannot fix it. While many parts can fail, only a very few can prevent your car from returning home. This is a brief tutorial on how to appropriately prepare for your trip (an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure) and how to find out what is causing your 356's inability to run.Over the years we have had two 356Cs in our family from a new one in 1964 for twelve years to a pre-owned one over the last 25 years. They are 26 serial numbers ...

Porsche 904 Factory Owner's Manual

March 7, 2019 | Research & Identification | 0 Comments
Attached is a PDF file of the Porsche 904 Factory owner's manual.904_owners_manual.pdf

Porsche 904 Factory Service and Technical Bulletins - English Versions

March 7, 2019 | Research & Identification | 0 Comments
Attached are:1. Factory service bulletins for the 904 and for the 587 motor. I do not know if this is the complete list for 904 related service bulletins. 2. 904 factory technical bulletins 2 through 9. Have not translated technical bulletin 1 yet. 3. 904 factory alignment information in English and German.4. Weber carb info for 46 IDA and 48 IDA. Neither are original for a 904 however the 46IDA came into use in the 1960s after the 46 IDM became hard to get. The 48 IDA is used today for vintage racing 904 motors, but is too large for a 587/1 street motor unless dot 2 or dot 3 intake cams are used in conjunction with a larger intake valve as found on the 587/2 or 587/3 motors.Many thanks to Tim Kyuser for most of this information. The original German language technical bulletins may be found in the Barth 904 book.It is interesting to note the amount of experimentation the factory went through in some areas. The clearest is the evolution of the air ducting on the rear quarter...

Sun Roof Data Base

December 5, 2018 | Research & Identification | 2 Comments
Bob Watts has maintained an inventory of 356 Sunroof cars for many years. Attached is his inventory which includes many VINs and other resources for sunroof cars.Sunroof_data_356SRInvenVIN28__1_.docx

hardtop sunroof manual Golde

September 19, 2018 | Research & Identification | 1 Comment
Hello to all the fans, I want to know if the hardtop sunroof was proposed in 1959 for At2. The factory did not give me a specific date. Officially he arrived in 1961 in the catalog of options. Dr. Brett Johnson's very good book "A Guide to Restoring Authenticity" states on page 33 (1959 for 356 A) the manufacture was at Porsche Germany or at Golde in the USA in 1959? thank you very much this question fascinates me. Julien

Tech Article Finder (Click on "Read More" To Get Direct Links)

January 16, 2018 | Tech Article Finder | 1 Comment
6 to 12 Volt Conversion: Converting To a Late 912 or VW Large Diameter Generator6 to 12 Volt Conversion: Using the 6v Starter in a 12v Conversion? Ammeter, How the VDO WorksAudio Input Jack, Auxiliary for Older RadiosAxle Boot InstallationAxle and Flywheel Nut Removal and ReinstallationAxle Bearing, Replacing Rear on 356 Disc Brake CarsBattery 6V, Optima Hold-Down Battery, Safely Jumping a 6 Volt with a 12 VoltBattery, Securing a 6V Optima in T2 & T5 CarsBattery, Using an 8V in a 6V Car — Why Not To Do ItBike Rack, Adapting a Modern one to a 356Blasting MediaBlinker, How to Test 6V Hella blinker (click link to PDF)Bolt & Nut Sizes and Torque Values Porsche 356 Brake Calipers, How to Free Stuck Brake Fluid, A Simple & Easy Way To Change Brake Fluid: DOT 3/4 or DOT 5 (Silicone)? Brake Squeal, Reducing Brake, Disc Piston Removal - The Easy WayBrake Caliper OverhaulBrake, disc, Installing a Dual Master Cylinder Using Original ReservoirBrake, Drum SqueakCadmium Plating Tips C...

oil pump spacer industrial engine

November 3, 2017 | Research & Identification | 4 Comments
any info on spacer that turns oil pump gear 90 degrees from cam

How to search in the VIN DB

January 28, 2017 | Research & Identification | 3 Comments
Enter what you would like to search for (such as VIN) and click Search.If the number that you searched on is in the database this is the screen you will see. Click on any of the "links in blue" and you will see this page with the complete history, that is in the database, of the VIN number that you have chosen.

Porsche PET KATALOG

April 7, 2014 | Research & Identification | 2 Comments
Click Below for a PDF of Porsche PET Katalog 1959 Katalog THIS PARTS CATALOGUE CONTAINS ALL ORDER INFORMATION OF TYPES 356 FROM MODEL YEAR 1950 - 1955 356-A FROM MODEL YEAR 1956 - 1959E_356_59_KATALOG.pdf 1965 Katalog THIS PARTS CATALOGUE CONTAINS ALL ORDER INFORMATION OF TYPES 356-B FROM MODEL YEAR 1960 - 1963 356-C FROM MODEL YEAR 1964 - 1965E_356_65_KATALOG.pdf

Blaupunkt Koln Radio V Series (64/65)

June 25, 2013 | Research & Identification | 2 Comments
by Bill Sargent Information on the V Series (64/65) Blaupunkt Koln radio.    There will be many PDF files. They are all the Blaupunkt factory circuit diagrams and specifications that allow a technician to repair and adjust the radio.  Russ Collins and I scoured the world to get them in order to repair the radio in my 64C. Koln U Series Board Layout PDF File 1 PDF File 2 Koln V Series Align PDF File 1 PDF File 2 PDF File 3 PDF File 4   Koln V Series Schematic Koln V Series Spare Parts Koln V Series Technical Data PDF File 1 PDF File 2 PDF File 3 PDF File 4