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Reply by whitburn scott

Hi Guys, Thanks for welcoming me to the forum. Yes, my floor-pan was shortened. I bought it from Kirk when he owned vintage speedtser. I...

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Hay is growing well around here (after all, hay is pretty tough and resilient) but garden crops will be as iffy as last year. Kathy's...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Gordon Nichols

The junior crew chiefs were attracted to four different vehicles: When we first arrived, Rich MacKoul, with his totally original, white...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by aircooled

Some of you guys will remember a guy that posted his Speedster on here for sale. It was the one painted Grey with Burgundy upholstery.
aircooled

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Best use of '38 Ford tail lights I've seen for a while. Just saw a bunch of Boxsters at the German Car Day show on Sunday. This car is...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Gordon Nichols

True, but at least run a Rhino front tranny mount cushion. It's made of Urethane, rather than rubber, and resists the torque (up and...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by ALB

As Alan said, we've seen this car before. And while there are a number of things in this car that I like on their own- the cf dash,...
ALB

Reply by WNGD

That's been for sale forever or often, take your pick. I'd drive the snot out of it but not for the price they'd take.
WNGD

Reply by Lane Anderson

I hereby retract my statement. Thanks for the correction, @Robert M . 👍
Lane Anderson

Reply by 356GS

They're calling it a 356 Speedster re-creation, they don't want to refer to it as a replica or reproduction, interesting.

Reply by Robert M

First sentence, first paragraph: We are proud to offer this one of a kind 356 Speedster re-creation. Everything about this wide-body...
Robert M

Reply by Troy Sloan

It's not automatic. eBay only deletes ads if the Porsche attorney tells them to.
Troy Sloan

Reply by Panhandle Bob

I'm just enough of a purist that I don't find much to like in the build, but kudos for innovation and creativity.
Panhandle Bob

Reply by Panhandle Bob

Every time I read the ad it gets weirder. Did you know the car has 2 cylinders? Starts off saying that they started with a "356...
Panhandle Bob

Reply by Panhandle Bob

So how are they getting away with the Porsche emblem on the front? I thought e-bay would toss replicas off if the badging was Porsche?
Panhandle Bob

Reply by Lane Anderson

Nowhere in the ad (at least that I saw) did they mention that this was NOT a real 356, but the drivetrain and VW title indicate that...
Lane Anderson

Reply by Alan Merklin

All the flared fendered Speedsters I've done , I've kept all the mods on the mild side that thing hurts my eyes. Just my .02
Alan Merklin

Reply by Brock B

Jimmy V, seen those may upgrade to one later. Jim G, we shall see....... Gordon, also may be a upgrade for later although im guessing...

Reply by Carlos G

Those seats are mimicking the abs that the driver wished they had.
Carlos G

Reply by Sacto Mitch

Well, they may have strayed somewhat from a pure interpretation of the original Speedster idea, but this is sure to make someone happy...
Sacto Mitch

Reply by WOLFGANG

I like the moulded carbon fiber dash! But geeze $130k invested ...
WOLFGANG

Reply by MusbJim

@whitburn scott 'Welcome To The Madness' known as replica Speedster ownership! Looks like you're off to a great start on your project.
MusbJim

Reply by WOLFGANG

Ya need to meet up with Schu (Dale) in Garrisonville. He had completed pan like yours and the CMC Calif hanging from garage ceiling.
WOLFGANG

Reply by Gordon Nichols

And I don't know what your engine choice is, but a transaxle mid-mount always helps to support everything and keep the nose of the...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Yup, his pan has been shortened. And as Alan said, there are more than several other Speedster/550/MGTD owners/builders in the greater...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Jimmy V.

You may consider using a heavy duty engine cradle and trans strap. It will help support the horns from flexing under acceleration.
Jimmy V.

Reply by vdubuslife

Thank you for the detailed photos. It makes it easier for me to visualize what needs to be done. The shroud on my motor was painted and...
vdubuslife

Reply by Jimmy V.

Have you shortened your pan? I couldn't tell from the pics. Sorry if this is a silly question. I assume you know the Speedster wheel...
Jimmy V.

Reply by Alan Merklin

There area number of mechanically inclined speedster owners near you that can guide you but from the looks of the photos you have been...
Alan Merklin

Reply by Gordon Nichols

I had no idea those thing would be so popular. Glad they actually work , too!
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Jimmy V.

Hi , I PM'ed you concerning the lower sheet. I also have a set of Gordon's templates I will send you as well. I am glad to have them be...
Jimmy V.

Reply by vdubuslife

Yes, I would like the sheet. Let me know what you want for shipping and I pay. Thank you!
vdubuslife

Reply by vdubuslife

Hi Gordon. Yes, I would like the paper templates you have available. I'll PM for your address and payment requirements. Thank you!
vdubuslife

Reply by IaM-Ray

I used to use MORE 3.0 and it was so powerful an outliner document maker but then it went the way of the dodo bird. I use OmniOutliner a...
IaM-Ray

Reply by IaM-Ray

You reminded me on my one hot day I took the little guy out the other day with the top down.. 45 mph....
IaM-Ray

Reply by IaM-Ray

The docs may point to the same spot if I guess one had then in the same folder. I haven't used MSWord in eons Totally Mac on this end...
IaM-Ray

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Today in Massachusetts was GORGEOUS! Upper 70's, sunny and dry. So what do I do? I go for a ride on my Bike! This will be the only sunny...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by IaM-Ray

The guy says to me welding cast iron will cost more for the rod than a new disk and hub as @Stan Galat mentioned. So I ordered two new...
IaM-Ray

Reply by Bob: IM S6

Lane. We have had a very wet, cool, rainy Spring so far. We get a day or two of sunshine, then the clouds and rain come in again. A lot...
Bob:  IM S6

Reply by IaM-Ray

I have one filter coming out of the tank and one in the engine compartment in metal
IaM-Ray

Reply by Lane Anderson

Blows me away to see you dressed like it’s still winter when we’ve hit 100 four times already. Trade ya - until October or so, that is.
Lane Anderson

Reply by Bob: IM S6

Finally, a decent evening for a good, but short, Fathers Day run with my eldest son. Not much better than that...
Bob:  IM S6

Reply by IaM-Ray

Thanks Gordon and Alan, you guys along with Wolk have helped me out. The NAPA guy says we need your VIN no... lol Not sure if I ordered...
IaM-Ray

Reply by Alan Merklin

The problem using the oem tank screen is your not sure that is the fuel flow problem until you remove it which can open a can of worms...
Alan Merklin

Reply by Theron

https://atlanta.craigslist.org...ster/6913365728.html Mid 2000s Vintage Speedster. The interior looks like it has seen more than 8000...
Theron

Reply by molleur

Comes in 5 pound bags at Home Depot/Lowe's (leveling compound) Wet (soak) the surface and sprinkle it on. Self levels in a about 2 hours.
molleur
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