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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

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        

Plain bearing Carrera dry sump oil tank by Bill Sargent

June 10, 2013 | Research & Identification | 0 Comments
The attached diagram shows the internal construction of a plain bearing carrera dry sump oil tank.  Note that the earlier roller bearing carrera motors used a much more complex oil tank that was effectively a tank within a tank.

356A Carrera Oil System by Bill Sargent

June 10, 2013 | Research & Identification | 1 Comment
Click here for a pdf of 356A carrera oil system from the tank and parts in the engine compartment all the way to the front of the car where the coolers sit.  This file is concentrated on the front coolers.