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  1. Michelin also have the Pilot Sport 4 (not 4S) available in IB friendly 205/55 and 225/50 sizes with various load indexes. Whilst not N rated, they look like a good replacement for the ContiSports.
  2. This may help...Franny & Heidi's Garage have just covered the fuel line replacement. Not sure how different they are, but she uses the Len Cummings lines. Things always look easier on a full blown ramp with the engine out...
  3. Good work Chris. Is that a date code on the fuel hosing? The hose on your lines looks to be re-inforced with a type of "wrap", and appear to be more durable than the rubber hose on my lines. As Ian says, they look to be in pretty decent condition if original.
  4. Just wondering if anyone has ordered genuine oil lines from Porsche recently and encountered any fitment issues? I'm talking about the hard oil lines that run from the oil thermostat under the rear wing to the front oil cooler. The first set that were delivered seemed to have been manufactured on a completely random jig ! The last tube bend towards the oil cooler was around 45 degrees off. There were no signs of visible damage or twisting, so appeared to have been made like that. These were written off by Porsche GB as "damaged". The second set that were delivered this week are better but still do not fully match the profile of the original lines. Is there enough "springiness" in these brass lines to allow them to be clamped down, or should these be rejected too ? These are labelled "Made in Germany" for what it's worth. Check the pics below. First set compared with my original line: Second set as delivered :
  5. Anil

    Cool vids

    I've messed up a few Airfix Spitfires in my youth, so great to see someone do it properly ...
  6. I would leave the disc as is to avoid damaging it and just pop into your local Autoglass branch on a quiet Sunday afternoon. The chap at the Swindon branch bonded my mirror back on a couple of years ago using some sooper dooper adhesive, which is probably better than the Loctite stuff you have tried.
  7. Thanks for all the suggestions and I appreciate the pics Rich. I'm leaning towards the warm white Charlie ones too as I think prefer the more traditional bulb style over the SMD ones used by Carmagic, plus he is UK based. Would the green indicator, blue high beam, red oil level and orange fuel level work with a warm white LED, or do they need to match the colour of the filter i.e. a green LED for the green indicators, etc?
  8. I'm looking to replace the original dash gauge bulbs with LEDs. With all the gauges out on my 1988 3.2, I counted 10 BA7S bulbs in the silver/red holders, 4 of the smaller style bulbs (I don't know what these are...) and 1 T4W bulb in the black plastic holder. For those that have the done the swap, are you replacing all the bulbs for LEDs, or just the BA7S bulbs for illumination? Finally, which bulbs are recommended ? The traditional bulb style from Ebay (e.g. "charlieccu") or the SMD style ?
  9. Should look good once it's all back together. BTW, those look like the original fuel lines. I would consider replacing all 3 (main fuel line from the fuel filter to the injector rails, fuel line between both pressure regulators and the small (but very expensive!) curved hose under the left side regulator) as a preventative measure with everything easily accessible as it is now.
  10. Thanks Dean. Will PM the payment and postage details to you tomorrow morning.
  11. A pair of genuine Porsche Aero Mirror bases with new genuine gaskets for RHD only. Lightly used but in excellent condition : 96573124101 - Left 96573124200 - Right Either keep aside as spares, or a really nice upgrade for those that currently have Vitaloni Sebring mirrors fitted on the standard flag mirror bases. £80 + shipping
  12. Two NOS genuine Porsche heater flapper boxes. 90121100722 - Left 90121100822 - Right These are labelled "Made in W.Germany". £150 + shipping
  13. Hmmm....That looks pretty good. Do you mind sharing what type/brand of dye did you use, and what prep work was needed? I'm still leaning towards Alcantara, but I actually quite like the OE vinyl finish on the dash.
  14. The other option is to keep the original cross arm regulators and fit a conversion kit which just replaces the motor with a manual crank : http://www.rsr911.eu/en/2018/11/12/retro-fit-kit-to-manual-window/ It seems pricey for what it is, but saves the hassle of sourcing new regulators and/or window channels.

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