March 11, 2005
often you get old crash pictures. The owner, unearthed this
great photo of 127 after it got whacked and caught fire.
going on the assembly of the electrical parts. While he's
under the dash, he hooks up the clutch cable and pedal. Remember
these holes in the pedals? Sepp is due to the shop tomorrow
and he will get excited once again to see the pedals installed
in his ol girl, 127.
still buy these roll pins, so if you bugger it up pounding
it in, you can use another one.
The Carrera 6 really
only had coils without transformers, but the sure fire way
to have a clean running engine is to use CD's. We use Perma-Tune.
Remember the coil
colors, what you see in the picture is incorrect. I have already
told you the color they should be. For some reason this color
gets distorted on the website.
Even the webmaster
has a couple of great hands to loan Andy. Here Andy and Sharon
are using air pressure to expand the wire conduit which protects
the main ignition lead. This was also done by Porsche.
More wires keep
showing up. The battery has been temporarily installed for
wire measurement and for the first smoke test.
Andy has now installed
the 12 volt battery cut off switch. These started showing
up in the late 60's, but were never installed in 906's. We
use the Bosch type which has been used in Porsche race cars
Andy uses a special
crimping tool for the German style cable islets.
little help from Carl Thompson, we now have a complete front
stabilizer bar, which Andy is installing.
Andy is now installing
the adjustable steering column. Note the handle hanging in
the picture on the left. When the handle is in the up position,
the column is secure, when the handle is down, the column
slides in and out about 6 inches. This is original.
wheel is too cool ! It is the original Momo Monza purchased
by the second owner, Manfred Pade. The Momo Monza wheel was
actually installed on the 1967 Porsche 910. The 906 steering
wheel (customer car) had a wood-rimed steering wheel. When
Momo produced the Monza steering wheel, anybody that had safety
in mind, removed the old wood wheels and installed the rare
but famous Momo Monza wheel. Most people know of the Momo
Prototipo. This wheel is still made today because it is still
a great "Period" steering wheel. The reason the
Monza had such a short life was because it was pretty flimsy
and the spokes cracked after much use. This steering wheel
has all it's original patina and will not be restored. It's
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