Let us know if you have a question about the tech articles, or send us one if you have an experience to share. Kennedy Subaru adapter flywheels use a standard 8mm x 1. The pieces of the ringlands rarely come off the piston and cause any sort of collateral damage. So It looks like the next step is to plumb the car for some water cooling. This site was designed and produced solely by Pelican Parts. Not very exciting but it will show the basic platform for this conversion. I have been going thru several of the threads regarding Subaru engine conversions to learn about the different ways people are performing the installation.
I'll probably just tap the plate like you are suggesting for my rebuilt trans when I swap it in. No split exhaust system has to be mounted, as the kit is not longer than the 914 gearbox. After about three years of production, the 914-6 was discontinued. The parts are of very high quality and can be used for both types of 915 gearboxes - for the old magnesium cases as well as for the later aluminum gearboxes. You should match the tach to the engine since different engines have different red lines and different electrical attachment points. If it happened fairly recently, many people have had very good success just pulling the bad piston out, putting in a fresh one with new rings on it, and putting it back together. I didn't think that this would be a big deal in my car, but it quickly has become one with the absence of a good defrost system.
I would also recommend doing a full-service on the motor while it is out of the car. I could possibly see shortening 4th possibly for a track car. Besides, the cost of the parts make the conversion very expensive. Make sure that you get a dipstick and a cap with the oil filler. The other two lines comprise the oil supply which runs from the oil tank to the engine. This is from Amenson's thread. The 911 muffler can be seen under the stock 914-4 valance panel in.
Square threaded design is stronger and more resistant to dings, dirt, and binding associated with the traditional bilstein rsr struts. I do vintage Porsche transaxles. . A little hard to see with it in the car. That's not a Renegade cradle, it's the first one we made. Geoff I'm just making a judgment call here, I don't know exactly where bremar puts their inspection plug.
I did what they suggested in my suby trans, tapped a plug about 2-3 inches up from the bottom near 5th gear. Kit consists of: 2 - r411407075bfl - five lug drilled 73-76 914 brake rotor 2 - r90135240118 - sebro coated brake disc 914-6 rear 2 - t311405625f - fag wheel bearing 2 - r311405645 - fag outer wh. What my options are on fabricating some of the similar kits for bolting up flywheel etc. You will add significant weight to your car, and also make shifting a lot stiffer if you upgrade to a 915. General Fitment 914 1970-76 This 916 gearbox conversion kit is the best choice for how to install a strong 915 gearbox to your powerful Porsche 914. The down side of the six speeds besides cost ,,, they are considerably longer,,, I heard there is a shorter version coming or here now and that the gearing is considerably shorter. Did you consider installing the inspection plug on the rear plate instead of the side of the trans case? Maybe I should post them to photo bucket and just post that link.
The open wheel wells look more modern. General Fitment 944 1982-85 924 1986-88 Ditch your old ignition system and benefit from trouble-free starting. Yet to many, the follow through seemed lacking. I sold the Porsche drive train yesterday and will pull it out in the next few days. Drilling the holes is a relatively easy process, and can be performed with a standard hand drill. This is a nice car and I hate gutting it but.
I did what they suggested in my suby trans, tapped a plug about 2-3 inches up from the bottom near 5th gear. If you're not going to be making more than realistic power for a 2. Our kit is complete with everything to do a perfect conversion, as well as a brake job and wheel bearing replacement at the same time! I plan on using the stock 901 trans, I realize their is complications but as usual I'm pretty resourceful. Turbocharged, intercooled, open deck, and decent heads. Additional reinforcement will be needed on the trailing arms but that will come later as I need to decide upon which direction the suspension will go. If any of you guy's need any glass, interior, light, wheels, etc. The 914-4 motor attaches to two motor mounts that hang down on each side of the car.
A rebuilt 911 starter will last a long time. Roy and by the way I live in Dallas, Oregon 97338. When you're ready to have the engine talk, I'd suggest Cobb Tuning Surgeline up in Tigard. However, they have a larger brake piston inside. I'm making a cradle type mount that will hold the engine and transmission to the 914 chassis. Here's a shot of another trans with the red dot about where I put the inspection plug. Transmission Many people incorrectly advocate the upgrading of the transmission to the later 915 type used on the 911s.