eBay 996 build thread

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by ZedLeg » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:04 am

Sundayjumper wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:57 am
I do love how people always think changing to a completely different engine is such an easy job :lol:
It's a lot of work but are you a real car guy if you don't have an unfinished project taking up drive space for ten years?
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by JLv3.0 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:05 am

How about a twin-turbo Scooby Legacy motor? because flat six bro.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by drcarlos » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:07 am

JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:05 am
How about a twin-turbo Scooby Legacy motor? because flat six bro.
Legacy GTB was a 2.0 TT Flat 4 though, the latter 6's were NA. Although mighty car mods did turbo the 3.6 Tribeca motor with a fair amount of success.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Nathan » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:08 am

JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:05 am
How about a twin-turbo Scooby Legacy motor? because flat six bro.
Knowing Dave it would be a forged SVX 3.3

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by JLv3.0 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:09 am

drcarlos wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:07 am
JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:05 am
How about a twin-turbo Scooby Legacy motor? because flat six bro.
Legacy GTB was a 2.0 TT Flat 4 though, the latter 6's were NA. Although mighty car mods did turbo the 3.6 Tribeca motor with a fair amount of success.
Pretty sure that's where I got the "idea" (someone else's idea) from, although I thought it was Skid Factory.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by ZedLeg » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:10 am

drcarlos wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:07 am
JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:05 am
How about a twin-turbo Scooby Legacy motor? because flat six bro.
Legacy GTB was a 2.0 TT Flat 4 though, the latter 6's were NA. Although mighty car mods did turbo the 3.6 Tribeca motor with a fair amount of success.
Aye, Supergramps has that engine. They also put a WRX flat four in a beetle and it was a monster.

JL, it was built at Al's shop but it was on MCM.
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Sundayjumper » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:13 am

Nathan wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:08 am
Knowing Dave it would be a forged SVX 3.3
Wouldn't he be better off with a real one ?

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by JLv3.0 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:15 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:10 am
JL, it was built at Al's shop but it was on MCM.
🤦‍♂️ of course.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by JLv3.0 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:15 am

Sundayjumper wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:13 am
Nathan wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:08 am
Knowing Dave it would be a forged SVX 3.3
Wouldn't he be better off with a real one ?
Dad Level - attained :lol:

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by _andy » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:21 am

Sundayjumper wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:57 am
I do love how people always think changing to a completely different engine is such an easy job :lol:
Often the engine swap is the easy bit (although adapting engine A to gearbox B can be a challenge if you're blazing a new path). It's getting all the other crap like the instruments, A/C, and so on to work that's the challenge. As Dave's car is not some track-only slag and he wants to drive it on the road without it killing him, I suggest that an engine swap is probably not the way forward. Although this is a defeatist attitude and he should embark on some exotic engine conversion anyway.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by JLv3.0 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:23 am

With all due respect to Dave, it's unlikely an engine swap will happen beyond the discussion part of it. Right?

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm

The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Rich B » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:30 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm
The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
just a little change of title and it becomes a tale of caution!

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:38 pm

Yeah, not the story they were going for :lol:
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by GG. » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:38 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm
The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
Won't Attitude Magazine do it without the car? ;)
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Rich B » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:40 pm

Well fingers crossed it’s a little roller coaster story that ends up with a cheap fix! Have you got a next step planned out yet or are you still in the “bit pissed off” stage!?

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Rich B » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:40 pm

GG. wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:38 pm
NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm
The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
Won't Attitude Magazine do it without the car? ;)
is this a joke that works if you know what Attitude mag is?

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by GG. » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:44 pm

Rich B wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:40 pm
GG. wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:38 pm
NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm
The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
Won't Attitude Magazine do it without the car? ;)
is this a joke that works if you know what Attitude mag is?
Yes. Or if you can operate Google :lol:
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:44 pm

Rich B wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:40 pm
Well fingers crossed it’s a little roller coaster story that ends up with a cheap fix! Have you got a next step planned out yet or are you still in the “bit pissed off” stage!?
Still waiting for a slot to open up with my tuna. I’m stoic about the whole thing. I’ve already had an offer of £6k for it as is so worst case I’m out £2k. I don’t currently want to give up on it, though. If it does turn out to be excessively expensive I think I will attempt the LS conversion but that will be a long and slow progress one.
Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by ZedLeg » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:46 pm

Rich B wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:40 pm
GG. wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:38 pm
NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:21 pm
The worst part of all this was that me and my car were due to be doing a magazine front cover feature next week, which obviously isn’t going to happen now 😢
Won't Attitude Magazine do it without the car? ;)
is this a joke that works if you know what Attitude mag is?
It's a lifestyle magazine for gay men, some more searing wit there from GG.
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