June 3, 2005
getting it's large charge, which means final installation
of the battery box. You can see in the picture on the right,
the two black battery tie downs. These are not original to
a Carrera 6 because they were strapped down with a rubber
strap in the early days. Current safety regulations say we
have to secure the battery with at least metal straps. We
use a metal frame that surrounds the battery and bolts to
these two 6mm studs. All of our prototype Porsches use this
same battery system.
installed a VDO oil pressure gauge. Remember, Carrera 6s did
not have oil pressure readings of any kind, only a dummy light
in the tachometer...not cool.
installing the 46 webers, but we only have one intake manifold.
The other is on loan and we're waiting to getting it back.
are a little difficult to get for the big weber, so we enlarge
a smaller version so the fit is perfect. Bieker Engineering
rebuilds and restores all of our webers. They do a really
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