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Forum: Watercooled projects 27-02-2015, 06:32
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Nothing new to report, she just sitting there. A...

Nothing new to report, she just sitting there. A roller, yes, but no progress. May be done with engineering next week on the garage structure, but don't expect to be working on it again for at...
Forum: Watercooled projects 06-07-2014, 20:58
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Dirt is still being moved on our hillside, should...

Dirt is still being moved on our hillside, should have a flat spot to build a 26'x40' shop next week. 0 progress on this project, of course things take more time than you expect to get...
Forum: Watercooled projects 05-02-2014, 06:05
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Stopped at least for another month, bought a new...

Stopped at least for another month, bought a new house and need to build a new shop, I'll post again when momentum returns!

Jason
Forum: Watercooled projects 21-11-2013, 06:42
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Front and rear latches will be controlled by...

Front and rear latches will be controlled by stock solenoids. Deepest part of front latch aluminum will be embedded in fiberglass to bond it to inner hood...
Forum: Watercooled projects 21-11-2013, 06:25
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
The details continue - gauge cluster now. Cut...

The details continue - gauge cluster now.

Cut the stock speedo ring and moved it over 1.5". It was really tricky because I couldn't put the cluster in level, didn't flow with the curves, and it...
Forum: Watercooled projects 07-11-2013, 01:42
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Little update: Got these aluminum mufflers, yes,...

Little update:

Got these aluminum mufflers, yes, I said aluminum. Got a buddy that builds big HP cars and he swears by them, very, very light, no cracks yet for him. I'm doubtful, but they aren't...
Forum: Watercooled projects 21-10-2013, 09:15
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Slow, tedious progress, but progress...

Slow, tedious progress, but progress nevertheless.

Built the template for the side storage pods, the drivers side will house the rear relay...
Forum: Watercooled projects 06-10-2013, 06:16
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
More body mods. Not too many things good about...

More body mods. Not too many things good about getting old, but a couple are patience and knowledge, so I scraped up as much of each as I could and this is what...
Forum: Watercooled projects 02-10-2013, 07:08
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
The Boxster has a remote solenoid to pop it, then...

The Boxster has a remote solenoid to pop it, then there is also a manual pull. I don't remember if my Porsche remote has anything but door locks, but I can add an aftermarket remote later that can...
Forum: Watercooled projects 01-10-2013, 06:45
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Devil is in the details. There was a fatigue...

Devil is in the details. There was a fatigue fracture through this area. Hope this makes it better and the decklid easier to seal against...
Forum: Watercooled projects 01-10-2013, 06:36
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Starting to get fun. Installed the stock Boxster...

Starting to get fun. Installed the stock Boxster trunk...
Forum: Watercooled projects 25-09-2013, 06:08
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Big day, I finally came up with a structural...

Big day, I finally came up with a structural solution that is also elegant in its design. It ties the inner and outer Boxster chassis, the new frame rails, and the roll cage together, all while...
Forum: Watercooled projects 18-09-2013, 01:42
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Small update, big progress. I finally got the...

Small update, big progress.

I finally got the floor pan welded to the frame. It sounds simple enough, but the floor pan has a nice thick layer of German underbody sealer on it, and it all had to be...
Forum: Watercooled projects 09-09-2013, 07:29
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
More coolant work. Had to "massage"...

More coolant work. Had to "massage" the area above the front lower control arm attachment point to allow space for the rad. Not pretty but necessary. Also welded a tunnel through two body layers...
Forum: Watercooled projects 04-09-2013, 02:31
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Back at it, just grinding through the...

Back at it, just grinding through the details.

Fabbed up these steering column brackets, I now have a tilt AND telescoping steering wheel!!! This little bracket was a lot of work but now I can...
Forum: Watercooled projects 20-08-2013, 21:34
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Getting there, working on the A/C system and...

Getting there, working on the A/C system and getting the stuff under the hood to work out...
Forum: Watercooled projects 05-08-2013, 02:49
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
I'm a "build as you go" kinda guy, I...

I'm a "build as you go" kinda guy, I try to have forethought, but it's not always as clear as I'd like. I may be cooling it through the roof oddly enough, we'll have to see. I might even not be...
Forum: Watercooled projects 01-08-2013, 02:39
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Picked this little guy up for the A/W intercooler...

Picked this little guy up for the A/W intercooler rad. It's a stock 996/986 center rad, about $170 so I thought that was reasonable. Has about 3/4" inlet/outlet. Unfortunately I don't have any...
Forum: Watercooled projects 25-07-2013, 17:59
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Getting the radiator to fit has been a challenge....

Getting the radiator to fit has been a challenge. Working out airflow through the hood.

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Forum: Watercooled projects 20-07-2013, 07:18
Replies: 289
Views: 113,107
Posted By Volkdent
Where did you get the expansion tank? That's...

Where did you get the expansion tank? That's nice!

Jason
Forum: Watercooled projects 19-07-2013, 22:41
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
This is the closest example of the color combo...

This is the closest example of the color combo I'll have when I'm done, except in satin not...
Forum: Watercooled projects 19-07-2013, 22:40
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Rad arrived. I might have overdone it, this...

Rad arrived. I might have overdone it, this thing is heavy and a bit bigger than I wanted, but I think bigger is better if a turbo is on the...
Forum: Watercooled projects 19-07-2013, 22:39
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Starting to put her back together. Figured I'd...

Starting to put her back together. Figured I'd just start at the front and work my way...
Forum: Watercooled projects 19-07-2013, 22:39
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
Roll cage nearing...

Roll cage nearing...
Forum: Watercooled projects 19-07-2013, 22:38
Replies: 77
Views: 47,635
Posted By Volkdent
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