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  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
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PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:08 am   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
Nope that scoop will outlast the bonnet !!

Well the bumper fitment is quite tricky, not the best moulding and the panel fits are a bit off.

got the brackets I made mounted up ok.
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  Topic: 1.8T 924
markrnorton

Replies: 29
Views: 54626

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:15 am   Subject: 1.8T 924
This is a great thread and conversion

Who's mapping the emerald ecu for you ?
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:37 am   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
Well after a bit of touching in with the filler, the scoop is getting there. Just one more bit of sanding, then i'll prime it up.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/markrnorton/Porsche%20924S%20G ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:37 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
Well i spent a while sanding off the bonnet scoop, i'll sort some pictures later. It is quite tricky getting a good finish around the joint with the bonnet, not sure i am still happy yet, maybe more f ...
  Topic: 924 80' N/A EFI, ITB
markrnorton

Replies: 17
Views: 11540

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:17 pm   Subject: 924 80' N/A EFI, ITB
Hi, what throttle bodies did you use ?
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:22 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
A quick dummy up of the front

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/markrnorton/Porsche%20924S%20GT/P58.jpghttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/markrnorton/Porsche%20924S%20GT/P70.jpghttp://img. ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:37 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
The front and rear spoilers sold super quick , so unfortunately they have already gone
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:17 am   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
I agree, the previous owner destroyed a near perfect car, including adding a Nurburgring sticker- arghh !

I will be adding a full cage to the car to try and minimise any flex and with the flexi fil ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:19 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
You do end up with some arch to body gaps, these need to be filled with metal, I used 1.2mm steel sheet. Make up cardboard templates then cut out. Either grinder, jigsaw , plasma cutter etc.
Once you ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
As so many people have said, be prepared to on off on off many times, may 6 or 7 with the arches.
I decided that I would screw, bond and fill with flex-filler the wings to the body. So bare metalling ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:15 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
The Pro 9 wings are a good moulding with a decent thickness. The ‘trouble’ if you can call it that starts when you offer the wing upto the car. It’s not a perfect match, quite a generic mould I guess, ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:10 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
I had a bit over a result over Christmas, bought these cup wheels, with continental tyres off a dealer who was having a clear out, £400. Bargain
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  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:10 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
I unbolted/cut the old wings off the front of the Porsche exposing some rust at the bottom of the
A posts, again re-metaling/welding was in order. With a rust free front end both the wider 944 wings ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:09 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
I bought the rear arches and front bumper from Pro 9, I picked up the bonnet scoop off ebay. Front wings however I wanted metal, I did not want a complete fibreglass front end.

So I found a pair of ...
  Topic: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
markrnorton

Replies: 19
Views: 7489

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:08 pm   Subject: My 924S build thread - GT kit plus lots of modifications
I have owned and still own other Porsches, but I wanted the 924 to ‘GT’ it as I love that wide look. I also wanted to do a full work over, so GT kit, wider wheels, bigger engine and either a turbo or ...
 
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