2013-05-11 Dismantling continued…

2013-05-11 Dismantling continued…

Pontus my handyman and #1 parts cataloger. It’s been quiet in the garage for awhile because of me having started another work assignment that keeps me busy. We got another few hours of work done yesterday and the main accomplishments was getting the rear hub nuts loosened (lots of heat + impact gun), we got...

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The project begins !

Saturday the 13th of April the dismantling of the car began. First we (myself and my accomplice and friend Pontus) took care of the big easy parts, roof, wheels, front and rear bonnets, engine lid, rear lights, rear exhaust and some other bits and pieces. Sunday the 14th I did a little myself, I got...

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Importing my 914, Part II

Importing my 914, Part II

Getting the needed certificate was easy. Too easy as it later proved. On returning to the AB Svensk Bilprovning they declined the document as it wasn’t written in the correct way. Thankfully the person who wrote it engaged directly into communicating with the person in charge at SBP so I didn’t have to act the...

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Importing my 914

My car is originally from California and importing it to Sweden of course comes with some problems. The speedo showing mph instead of km/h would be the most obvious one. Swapping the speedo was just a 10 minute job. Coming to the local registration office however I found out two things I was unaware of....

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A Porsche 914? Why?

A Porsche 914? Why?

By some it’s considered the ugly duckling of the Porsche family, but I have always had a soft spot for it. Let’s see what it has… designed and built by Porsche (albeit originally designed for VW by Porsche) mid-engine and rear wheel drive low center of gravity and a curb weight less than 1000 kg’s...

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