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  1. A different thought on the standard "drop box" pans

    I know many of us, just go with the status quo' on many things.*thumbs up* Some of us dont.*thumbs up* I have have often wondered why as kit car owners, many of us havent looked to what the big manufacturing companies have done and try to emulate them. After all they spent a fortune getting it...
  2. another front suspension kit for VW beetles

    Shop - Dei Käfer Service - Ricambi VW Maggiolino, VW Classic Just over 2K for the price tag...
  3. New BMW lighting technology

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WvK5WC4ns0 This is very cool! I guess the future of car technology is starting to blow all the minds of us old farts..*thumbs up*
  4. a show of raw power

    As many of us know, when you take a light car, make the engine extemely powerful, and then get the gearing right, you can make a neck snapping acceleration monster. Yes, this is a lambo, yes this lambo has 1750hp, so nuff said there... However, when you drop a very powerful engine into a...
  5. Brake booster mounting

    Fred and I went to a car show some months back, and came across an old beautiful blue corvette. Aside from the sheer beauty of the car, the hood was of course open for all to see. Now putting aside the beast lurking under that hood. There was something that caught my eye. The brake booster was...
  6. Hybrid retrofitting of older cars

    Ive been digging up some info on hybrid retrofitting of older cars. Apparently a couple colleges are working on a way to replace your standard braking components underneath the wheels to help give you some of the economy of a hybrid car. They are using some type of high output pancake electric...
  7. Another cool tool

    This is one of those tools that you wonder why it took so long for the idea to come around. Its a simple flashlight but with a twist. Its the stanley tripod LED flash light. you push a button, and the legs pop out. What I like about this tool the most is its size, and its light output. Its...
  8. Cool Tools B&N Nook

    For those of you who have your manuals in digital, or need access to the internet while on the job in the dirty garage, like me you hate to bring your laptop into the garage, or run through the house all greased up to try to get some info off of your computer. Well here is a way to have that...
  9. Holographic Vinyl wrap

    Click on the first link to see the end result https://pbs.twimg.com/tweet_video/B187COBCcAA1riC.mp4 Click on this link to see a complete package of this wrap 5 x 65 ft Holographic Vinyl Wrap Car Vehicle Motorcycle Rainbow Chrome 3M Oracle | eBay Not a bad price, considering the effect! It may...
  10. For those of you who just want to hear what bad A$$ sound like...The Black Mamba

    Since the Forum seems to be a bit dead on this Sunday morning, I figured Id post up some entertainment...*nothing to see* https://youtu.be/0F1WoqdGqIQ Black Ford GT, 1500 HP, Twin turbo, large diameter short exhaust with no mufflers.... Whats not to like?*thumbs up*
  11. couple of videos on rear suspension removal, and repair

    part 1 https://youtu.be/IOqlNEVArss part2 https://youtu.be/TzzTlTYt--c Id like to get some help scouring the internet and post up good how to videos for everyone for the Type 1 chassis, suspension systems, engine, brakes, transmission, steering etc. Something very comprehensive for all of us...
  12. Subaru Sleepers

    For those that dont know what a "sleeper" is,... Its a car that looks like its meant to get the groceries*asleep*, but can blow the doors off of other performance cars at the drop of the hammer*going for a drive*. Subaru has a pair of sleepers, that when unlocked by your local speed shop can...
  13. brake hard line diameters

    Does anyone know the brake hard line diameters of the following cars? 02-05 WRX 1988 porsche 944 turbo 1969 VW beetle All of these cars use the same soft line fitting sizes, M10 x 1.0, but there is no mention of the hardline diameters. Its sunday, so nothing is open to ask. Though football...
  14. brake bias settings

    I have talked with Radek in regard to this. According to him, (he had to get engineering approval to get his car on the road). The brake bias must be reversed from what is considered standard. That is placing your primary (what would be the front) circuit to the rear, and the secondary circuit...
  15. Cool Tools: The proper jack for the job

    As most of you know,... I am about to complete a Porsche 944 turbo suspension and brake upgrade. There is a specific method using two jacks to replace the rear suspension. 1.) to lift the car 2.) to hold the spring plate in place while bolts are installed or removed. The first jack should...
  16. wheels @ walmart

    For anyone looking for a more modern set of wheels. I saw these at walmart yesterday. They look to use a dual bolt pattern. I dont know what they are. They should look very nice on the car. They were mildly inset looking semi reversed, but Im sure they are a positive offset wheel.
  17. Porsche brake conversion wohs

    It appears as though Vdubengineering has fallen off the face of the earth. He/she rarely returns emails, and even when you ask where to send the money, you rarely get a response. I have heard from a few other members that this is the 'norm' rather than the exception for lanner. If anyone has...
  18. Christmas came early!

    Sorry, Im not trying to brag. But I cant, not, share this. The wife talked to santa, santa checked the post black friday sales, and landed me some presents a little early. He said he had to make a special trip, as nothing else would fit in the sleigh.... 52" inches wide, 18 drawers, and...
  19. Funny things you see each day

    I saw this and just had to giggle. Some signs, and posters should just be thought out a little better. Post what you find in your daily travels.:D
  20. Subaru manuals

    If anyone is in need of a subaru manual, I have most of them. This includes the JDM manuals too. So if you buy a low mileage JDM subaru motor and transmission or USDM version to do a swap, save your money and contact me. I have nearly 4Gb of subaru manuals...
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