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      3035 Sunroof bag (NOS) came in, I strapped it...

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      Sunroof bag (NOS) came in, I strapped it into the hatch for now.

      Spacers (thanks ww) en route, 66mm studs shipped as well.


      Might try to work out the horn issue next, and get he...
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      I'm looking for the 21mm rear spacers - I know it...

      I'm looking for the 21mm rear spacers - I know it came with some years, but not others.


      RE: voltage - went out and checked battery without car running: 12.20 volts. Started car: 13.7 volts -...
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      Won an auction on a NOS sunroof storage bag, and...

      Won an auction on a NOS sunroof storage bag, and lost an auction for a set of wheel spacers.

      Took car out for a ride last night and I worry that it may not be charging correctly - gauge never gets...
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      It's single stage. Thanks - I got some 2000...

      It's single stage. Thanks - I got some 2000 sandpaper and some new softer sanding blocks to get started....
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      And I've already got a set of the 21mm rear...

      And I've already got a set of the 21mm rear spacers on my eBay watch list now... Those and some 66mm studs and I've got another project to do.

      Still planning to wet sand and polish, not sure when...
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      The 'correct' one is $40-$600 on eBay, because of...

      The 'correct' one is $40-$600 on eBay, because of people trying to make 'original' cars.

      I am certain I can find something of the right vintage that'll fit in better than what I've got, just not...
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      Somebody asked about the back seat - all I did...

      Somebody asked about the back seat - all I did was clean it up.

      https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/373/18864328369_65677ac9c2_c.jpg
      Porsche 944 Back Seats by John Abella, on Flickr

      It was factory...
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      We're in Glen Mills. The turnout for this show...

      We're in Glen Mills. The turnout for this show was surprisingly big today too.

      Thanks for the kind words everyone! Like I said, it's definitely never going to be a show car, but I think it's...
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      We made it! Took it to the Father's Day car show...

      We made it! Took it to the Father's Day car show near my house without incident, had some people really like it - talked to lots of car folk.

      Show-day interior pic:
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      Last bit of work on it the last few nights and my...

      Last bit of work on it the last few nights and my father came out today for a few hours.

      Getting it prepped before a car show tomorrow, if it's not a monsoon here.

      Overall shot - mirror back...
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      Will definitely check it out and keep an eye on...

      Will definitely check it out and keep an eye on it.

      Just put driver door together: speaker back in, new plastic liner (home-made), all closed up. List of stuff to get it all together for the...
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      How does it get addressed? Just did A pillars...

      How does it get addressed?

      Just did A pillars and sun visors - making progress.
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      More work done! Passenger door card /...

      More work done!

      Passenger door card / speaker / new plastic liner / trim pieces / door seal all in place now, so that side is done.

      New rear hatch seal in place, looks good.

      We need to...
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      What's the timeframe on when I can wet sand it? ...

      What's the timeframe on when I can wet sand it? A week? Less? More? 30 days?
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      It seems like if you got the 15" phone dials in...

      It seems like if you got the 15" phone dials in 1985.5 they just fit like this. If there was a different phone dial with backspacing that would move it out, I'd do it in a second - but I think the...
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      Got some great advice from a pro-painter about...

      Got some great advice from a pro-painter about what my next steps should be on the paint. Will be finishing up assembly over the next week or two, and then most likely wet sanding, compounding, and...
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      Yeah, just in the last few days the interior has...

      Yeah, just in the last few days the interior has really started to kick ass.

      Compare to where it started:

      https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3897/14503378528_ee44f5a26d_c.jpg
      Project Car Interior...
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      Covers are from Kyle @ Only944.com - but I think...

      Covers are from Kyle @ Only944.com - but I think they're the same ones sold on eBay as well.

      The Only944 instructions are great though, and they ship all new seat hardware as well, and ship for...
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      i think the list is down to: - driver's door...

      i think the list is down to:

      - driver's door mirror re-install
      - hood pad replacement (got a nice closed-cell one)
      - make new door card liners (you can see the one card got wet since it had no...
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      Ok, the car staycation wrapped up just about an...

      Ok, the car staycation wrapped up just about an hour ago.

      Today we did:

      - new inner and outer shift boots and shift knob cover
      - new (freebie) radio - and it all works, including the factory...
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