Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

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Harry M DeNoers
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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 21711

#61 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:16 pm

Are we there yet?
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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#62 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:55 pm

Back from paint . . . New Wiring harness install tomorrow
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Re: Restoration 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#63 Post by Mark Sabbann » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:04 am

Looking good Harry!
Harry M DeNoers wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:26 am
I am trying to decide whether to upgrade to 12v during restoration. Any thoughts/advice would be appreciated.
Harry
If you are still thinking about a 12V conversion, these articles might shed some light: https://porsche356registry.org/article/202 and https://porsche356registry.org/article/182
I thought there was a more comprehensive article on file but can't find one. Your wiper motor, clock, electric tach, generator, voltage regulator, light bulbs, and fuses would all have to be addressed in the conversion.

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Conrad Carter wrote:
Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:50 pm
...I want more and it is very doable but not inexpensive! FWIW, most cell phones will charge on a 6 volt system. Valentine One Radar detector will not fire up at 6v. SMD headlights work way better than original incandesant bulbs but think they will be better at 12 volts. Finally, where are you going to find a 6 volt battery on the road these days?
Conrad
NAPA offers a decent 6V sealed battery.
Mark Sabbann
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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#64 Post by Charles H Jacobus » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:22 pm

Beautiful!!! What's the total "mild outlaw"?
Batteries+ sells the 6V Optima. If you are concerned about cold performance, I just put in a Winterburn 6V CDI that works great and cranks down to I believe 4.5V.
http://www.capacitordischargeignition.com/

Chuck
PS My SMD headlights are great, albeit I wish they were a little more focused.
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1965 Red 356C

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#65 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:11 pm

Removed hood handle, removed fixed antenna, add GT bumpers, 1963 Porsche silver exterior over black leather interior (original red/red), slight engine mods (none visible) to approx 100-110 HP, dynomat style insulation . . .lizard skin undercoat, all led lights . . .fuchs replicas 15x5.5 . . .dual master brake cylinder, 12v conversion . . .modern radio (classic look)

Reused all existing parts where possible . . . Extensive bodywork . . . The body required extensive rust repair . . replaced nose . . Floor pan, rear seat pans, lower door skin, hood panel, . . Restored to original by Andy Daughtery . . .

Chrome reused, replated . . .
New tinted glass
Haven’t decided on mirrors . . .old holes closed . . .leaning toward fender mount . . .

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Re: Restoration 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#66 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:41 pm

Mark Sabbann wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:04 am
Looking good Harry!
Harry M DeNoers wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:26 am
I am trying to decide whether to upgrade to 12v during restoration. Any thoughts/advice would be appreciated.
Harry
If you are still thinking about a 12V conversion, these articles might shed some light: https://porsche356registry.org/article/202 and https://porsche356registry.org/article/182
I thought there was a more comprehensive article on file but can't find one. Your wiper motor, clock, electric tach, generator, voltage regulator, light bulbs, and fuses would all have to be addressed in the conversion.

Elsewhere in this topic:
Conrad Carter wrote:
Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:50 pm
...I want more and it is very doable but not inexpensive! FWIW, most cell phones will charge on a 6 volt system. Valentine One Radar detector will not fire up at 6v. SMD headlights work way better than original incandesant bulbs but think they will be better at 12 volts. Finally, where are you going to find a 6 volt battery on the road these days?
Conrad
NAPA offers a decent 6V sealed battery.
Thank you . . . Three years and counting

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#67 Post by Charles H Jacobus » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:20 pm

Harry M DeNoers wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:11 pm
Removed hood handle, removed fixed antenna, add GT bumpers, 1963 Porsche silver exterior over black leather interior (original red/red), slight engine mods (none visible) to approx 100-110 HP, dynomat style insulation . . .lizard skin undercoat, all led lights . . .fuchs replicas 15x5.5 . . .dual master brake cylinder, 12v conversion . . .modern radio (classic look)

Reused all existing parts where possible . . . Extensive bodywork . . . The body required extensive rust repair . . replaced nose . . Floor pan, rear seat pans, lower door skin, hood panel, . . Restored to original by Andy Daughtery . . .

Chrome reused, replated . . .
New tinted glass
Haven’t decided on mirrors . . .old holes closed . . .leaning toward fender mount . . .
Lovely, can't wait to see the finished product! My kind of outlaw. Hope I can see it in person one day. What part of the country are you from, Harry?

Chuck
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1995 Midnight blue 993
1965 Red 356C

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Fond memories of 14 others (including a '63 Normal and a 61 S90) :)

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#68 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:23 am

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#69 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:47 pm

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#70 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:49 pm

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#71 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:18 pm

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Re: Restoration (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#72 Post by Charles H Jacobus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:03 pm

Nice!

Chuck
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1995 Midnight blue 993
1965 Red 356C

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Re: Rebuild (Now going mild Oulaw) 1964 356C Coupe 217115

#73 Post by Harry M DeNoers » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:34 am

Charles H Jacobus wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:03 pm
Nice!

Chuck
Thank you for the kind word. Someone has suggested i should have labeled this topic ‘Rebuild’ instead f Restoration - and I think he is correct - therefor the change . . . The car will be brand new - with all existing parts that are reused completely refurbished .. . And those that cannot be refurbished being replaced.

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