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Seat parts

#1 Post by Ken Lubke » Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:21 pm

Anybody out there have a seat recliner adjustment bar knob in their parts bin??

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Re: Seat parts

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:13 pm

Ken: there are a few listed on The Samba. Search "356 Porsche seat rod".

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#3 Post by Ron LaDow » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:38 pm

If you are referring to this:
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That's the 'Nader Knob', not the recliner adjustment. Two different knobs.
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#4 Post by Thomas Sottile » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:21 am

Ron you can find a round plastic knob of appropriate size on the net and buy 10 for the cost of one sold as a 356 part

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#5 Post by Dave Wildrick » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:48 am

I believe that totally "round" style knob is specific to the seats in the 1965 C.
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Re: Seat parts

#6 Post by Brad Ripley » Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:38 pm

The round knob is specific to late 356C seats. Parts catalog illus below. In early 911 it was changed to a tulip-shaped knob.
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#7 Post by Mike Wilson » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:12 pm

Sorry, I misread what you were looking for. McMaster Carr carries the knobs. They are a bit too shiny and have a molding line on them but I chuck them up in a drill press and use wet/dry sand paper to get the proper look.

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#8 Post by Brad Ripley » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:36 pm

Mike, sure be nice to know what part number to order on McMaster-Carr.

Also, where do you get the tolerance ring to hold the knob in place? or maybe just glue it on?

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#9 Post by Mike Wilson » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:54 pm

The knobs I've obtained have a metal threaded insert. Part #62195K34 with M4 brass threaded inser in black phenolic plastic.

Check it put to see if that will work. Ed Rutherford of Klasse 356 had some in stock.

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#10 Post by Brad Ripley » Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:45 pm

McMaster-Carr , this one
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#11 Post by Mike Wilson » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:12 pm

That's it, Brad. Thanks for posting the picture and additional info.

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Re: Seat parts

#12 Post by Martin Benade » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:27 pm

What knob for a late B, or shouldn’t my B have that feature?

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#13 Post by Mike Wilson » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:27 pm

My Nay 30, 1963 B has the release knob on the passenger seat. I'm not sure when the round knobs were used verses the tulip knobs. I seem to recall a thread on the topic.

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Re: Seat parts

#14 Post by Ken Lubke » Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:44 am

Thanks guys

Knobs on there way

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Re: Seat parts

#15 Post by Brad Ripley » Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:23 am

356B T-6/early 356C outer surface of recline has pivot point showing: tulip knob, threaded
356C late outer surface is smooth: round knob with crush sleeve
911/912 outer surface is smooth: tulip knob with crush sleeve

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