What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#31 Post by Scott Wilson » Fri May 09, 2014 2:46 pm

Sunroof Air Deflector is the most enjoyable modification so far. Fabricated from aluminum and plexiglass it just slips into place with no modification to the roof. No more wind hitting me in the forehead regardless of speed!
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#32 Post by Brian R Adams » Fri May 09, 2014 3:06 pm

FWIW:

I never experienced any wind buffeting in my first 356 ('59 Sunroof) up to 85 mph with the sunroof open to any position.

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#33 Post by Rosemary Sampson » Fri May 09, 2014 4:52 pm

1. Bill's smile when his high school "dream" car was delivered to us

2. A car full of memories of good times with good friends

3. Our daughter in the car on the way to her prom

4. Bright headlights and tail lights and turn indicators

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#34 Post by Norm Miller » Fri May 09, 2014 7:12 pm

steve shea wrote:Bought an original Glaspar HT from Victor Miles for my speedster. It extends the drive season here at 2000m elevation. Also an LED clip on light that lives in the speedster for a night cockpit light. I put a couple of fluffed out down sleeping bags in the rear seat area. Those increase the dead air space by a lot so the stock heater actually works with the HT on. Hi Norm!
My C came from CA without heater boxes and the headers now occupy that space so the gas heater was the answer especially since I have a collection of them.
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#35 Post by Pat Daily » Sat May 10, 2014 10:49 am

Sport Muffler did it for me.
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#36 Post by Pascal Zundel » Sat May 10, 2014 1:53 pm

123 electronic ignition together with a new coil, plus J wilhoit recommended jetting on webers.
It feels like I have a brand new engine.

H4 lights is hardly a modification it's just a common-sense update.

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#37 Post by pascal giai » Mon May 12, 2014 5:03 pm

The Electronic Turn Signal Flasher is a must for safety,
as well as the convex glass on the outside rear view mirror...
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#38 Post by steve raucher » Mon May 12, 2014 10:41 pm

What price for Willhoit's 17.5mm front anti roll bar and Vic's camber regulator?
Will bolt on a '58 Speedster right?
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#39 Post by Sebastian Gaeta » Mon May 12, 2014 10:57 pm

Steve,

Vic's Camber regulator is $425 plus shipping (as of last summer) and will fit 1956 and later tunnel case 356 transmissions.

Very nice upgrade, keeps the wheels from jacking up and the car stays quite flat around corners.
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#40 Post by pascal giai » Tue May 13, 2014 10:41 am

I have a set of CSP front disc brakes that are really changing my driving experience,
I can now enjoy the power of the SC engine in my A coupe.
Safety once again...

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#41 Post by Jim Liberty » Tue May 13, 2014 9:13 pm

Sebastion, I've had Vic's compensater on every one of my cars since the mid 80s. I don't even consider it an upgrade, just a must have..............................................Jim.
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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#42 Post by Jon Schmid » Tue May 13, 2014 10:29 pm

Actually we kids bought it for my dad's Roadster for Father's Day some 45 years ago but every time I grip the steering wheel wrap (yeah, it's coming apart and I should replace it) it brings back a lot a lot of good memories had and good memories to be made.

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#43 Post by Thomas Sottile » Wed May 14, 2014 2:28 pm

The rear entertainment center with wet bar, and flat screen TV 3 D of course

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#44 Post by Frank Barrett » Wed May 14, 2014 4:50 pm

What, no wine cooler or cigar humidor? Whenever doing anything to my 912, I ask myself if it'll make the car faster: less weight, more engine output, less unsprung weight, etc.

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Re: What are the Most Enjoyable Modifications You've Made?

#45 Post by Edwin Ek » Sun May 18, 2014 3:55 am

No comments on light weight wheels? Everyone always raves about the improvement.
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