Porsche 914 The Porsche 914 was a sports car built and sold collaboratively by Volkswagen and Porsche from 1969 through 1975.

914 cooling

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Old 10-16-2006, 06:48 PM
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i have a 73 914 4 cyland i am trying to figure out how the cooling system and the thermostat works. also my shifter is very sloppy and i wonder if there is an aftermarket shift kit availiable.
 
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Old 03-03-2008, 10:49 AM
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Default RE: 914 cooling

If The car is a 1.7 liter, it is the one that is known for a sloppy feel, ive heard that alot of people put a shift linkage out ofa 1.8 liter into them. i plan on trying it for my 1.7
 
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Old 03-03-2008, 10:50 AM
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Default RE: 914 cooling

i also know that the car is all air cooled.
 
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Old 06-30-2008, 11:47 AM
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The box around the fan has a flap that the thermo opens and closes. It is in the open position most of the time.

If you have an early 73 then you have what is called a tail shifter, later 73 have the side shifter. You can buy the parts and upgrade your early 73 to the side shifter if you want. I would say you need to replace your shift bushings first!

Brian
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