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1977 911 Purchase

Vehicle Information: Model: 911; Year: 1977; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 130,000;

I'm looking to become a first time 911 buyer and need clarification on awarning seen in a Panorama article on buying early 911's. The 2.7 Lengines in the mid-70's seemed to have problems with longevity. Was thisrectified by the 1977 model year? I'm looking at a car with 130,000 mileson it. Oil seals have been replaced, not sure about cam chain tensioner.Internal workings are un-modified or repaired. Stay interested or keeplooking?

1980 911SC ROW Specifications and Data

Vehicle Information: Model: 911SC; Year: 1980; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 70000;

I'm considering the purchase of a European 1980 911SC imported to the USin 1985. It has documentation that says it has been made EPA/DOTcompliant. I'd like to find information as to how the car, in particularthe engine/drive train compares to the US version. For example thehorsepower rating and transmission gearing/ final drive ratios. Are thereany other considerations? Any information or sources would be greatlyappreciated.

1977 ROW 911 3.0 Repair Manuals

Vehicle Information: Model: 911 Carrera 3.0 (ROW); Year: 1977; Body Type: Targa; Total Mileage: 105,000;

Will the Bentley repair manual be the closest english script manual I cancome across for most all of my needs?

Buying a 911SC

Vehicle Information: Model: 911 SC; Year: 1983; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 0;

I am looking for a 911SC, or pre-1989 911, to use as a daily driver.Could someone please recommend a year and model? I'm new to the PSC, yet,working hard to educate myself.

1980 911SC High RPM Variation During Cold Start

Vehicle Information: Model: 911sc; Year: 1980; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 129,000;

1983 911SC Clicking Distributor and Alusil Cylinders

Vehicle Information: Model: 1983 911SC; Year: 1983; Body Type: Convertible; Total Mileage: 77000;

I have a clicking noise coming from the distributor on a winter projectcar I just bought. Do you have any thoughts on this? Also, canKolbenschmidt pistons be re-ringed? I seem to remember that these wereAlusil not the preferred Nikasil by Mahle. Do you recommend a specifictype ring if the pistons and cylinders check out to spec? Especially topring land?

1974 911 External Engine Upgrades

Vehicle Information: Model: 911; Year: 1974; Body Type: Targa; Total Mileage: 81,000;

I have a 1974 911, 2.7 CIS with 81,000 miles. The engine was rebuilt atapproximately 58,000 miles. Are there any "bolt on" ways to increase thehorsepower of the motor? It currently has SS heat exchangers and a sportmuffler. The intended purpose is primarily street driving withoccasional DE events.

1976 912E Engine Swap

Vehicle Information: Model: 912E; Year: 1976; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 128K;

I've owned my car for several years and have made many repairs/upgradesto it. My question is would it be possible to install a 6 cylinder 911motor and would it be cost prohibitive? I feel that I have a solid carbut would like additional power. If you could let me know of people thathave done it and what all is involved (electrics, modifications etc.) Iwould appreciate it.

1977 911S Cost of Engine Overhaul

Vehicle Information: Model: 911s targa; Year: 1977; Body Type: Targa; Total Mileage: 134000;

What would be the approx. cost to overhaul a 2.7 liter engine?

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