Major milestone reached!

Major milestone reached!

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Well after changing the gearboxmounts there wasnt anything really holding me back from taking the next step…

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Raising the rear up the car body about 50 mm more and tilting it so one side was about 70-80 mm higher than the other side.

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This is the reason for tilting the car, getting the engine tins past the inner rear suspension nuts.

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Line up the engine beam with the front mounts.

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and hey presto…the engine is back in the car! WHooohoo!!

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Of course I couldnt wait to slide the intakes and throttle bodies into place. Mmmmmm….yummy!

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In the rush of euphoria that followed getting the engine back into place I put the driveshafts back in too.

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And torqued the bloody center nuts to 325 Nm and inserted a split pin on both sides.

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Had to try the Fuchs wheels on….sexy as hell…sadly I only have 3 of them, these two being the good looking ones, the last one is in bad need of restoration.

2 thoughts on “Major milestone reached!

    1. These are the rear driveshaft nuts and yes the Porsche 914 workshop manual specifies 300-350 Nm.

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