Buckley Racing Products Installation Instuctions

Fire extinguisher mount – 911/911 turbo (1965-89) $69.95

This affordable fire extinguisher mount (figure 1) allows you to place your Halon filled fire extinguisher (figure 2) in a very accessible location between the seats of your 911 based track car (Figure 3). The mount uses existing bolt locations to place it in position on the tunnel and directly above the parking brake pivot point. The parking brake and heater control levers remain accessible and operable. You will need enough space between the seats for the nozzle and handles. The extinguisher bracket holds the fire extinguisher in only 1 position. The space will require 2.25 inches on the passenger side and 2 inches on the driver’s side at a point 8.5 inches above the steel floor and 5 inches in front of the parking brake pivot (Figure 4).

  1. There are 3 bolts holding the brake and heater levers to the chassis. Pry up the carpet at the front and rear ends of the lever mechanism as necessary and remove all three. The mount will attach to the chassis at these three points.
  2. If necessary squeeze the heater levers together and slide the Fire Extinguisher Mount into place. Use the provided Allen head bolts to attach the front legs of the mount and the original hex head bolt to attach the rear.
  3. Tighten everything down and replace the carpet in it’s original position.
  4. Install your fire extinguisher bracket on the mount with the provided bolts and nuts.
  5. Attach the extinguisher to it’s bracket.

Installation is complete.

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Battery Cut Off Switch mount – 911/911 turbo (1965-89) $49.95

Just about all forms of racing require a battery cut off switch whose operational controls are accessible to someone outside of the car like a corner-worker. This affordable easy to install switch mount (figure1) takes the chore out of fabricating a special mount for the switch. The mount is a bolt on item.

The cut off switch mount is a simple and easy to install mount that locates the switch in a safe place close to the battery. Outside access is provided by a pull cable attached to the chassis.

  1. Attach the 6 pole emergency cut off switch to the Battery Cut Off Switch Mount (figure 2).
  2. Attach the wiring to the switch according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Test the switch for operation.
  4. Remove two fender mounting screws from above the battery and in front of the fuse panel.
  5. Attach the switch mount to the cassis using those two screws (Figure 3).

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Rear sway bar mount - 911/911 turbo (1965-89) $84.95 each side

In recent years 911 based race cars have moved toward stiffer and stiffer sway bars. The stock mounting point was never designed to handle the loads placed on it by these very large sway bars. The stock and even the revised mount is not strong enough to deal with the forces involved. This extremely strong rear mount (figure 1) will make rear sway bar mount failure a thing of the past. It has been race tested with the stiffest sway bars available for four years with zero failures. This part requires welding and fabrication skills for installation. It is designed for use with OEM and aftermarket performance sway bars 1977 to 1989. It can be made to work with earlier bars by changing the sway bar mounting hardware to the later version. It is welded over the original mount on the transmission side in the same relative position.

  1. Cut off the old mount along the bend leaving about 3/16 inch sticking down below the chassis.
  2. Remove the paint and undercoating where the mount will contact the torsion tube and at the body seam. A wire wheel on a 4 ˝” grinder works well for this.
  3. Grind the old mount inner surface flat so that the new mount will mount flush on the transmission side of the old mount.
  4. Position the new mount. Grind the old mount lower edge so that it fully contacts the horizontal mounting face in the inside of the new mount when the top of the new mount touches the torsion bar tube part of the chassis.
  5. Clamp the new mounts into place (Large vice grip c-clamps work well) and check the position with the sway bar mounted (Figure 2). Make sure the bar is located about 1/8 inch in front of the rear raised portion of the transmission mount. Make sure everything is aligned and the bar is free to move.
  6. Weld the new mount into place at the torsion tube and at the body seam. Make final adjustments using the sway bar as a lever to slightly bend the structure. Insure that the bar is aligned and free to rotate. 7. Prime and paint the new mount and surrounding welded area (Figure 3).

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Front sway bar reinforcements - 911/911 turbo (1965-89) $89.95 pair

Modern developments in 911 based race car construction lean toward stiffer and stiffer sway bars. Although midyear and later 911’s use front sway bars that mount under the chassis, the new bars are through the chassis designs. This places loads on the chassis in a location or amount that the chassis was not designed to handle. The result can be cracks around the sway bar mounting area of the chassis. These specially designed reinforcement plates (figure 1) will help keep that area strong and crack free. The plates can be used without welding on a chassis that has not yet cracked. They will require welding if the chassis has already cracked.

New sway bar installation.

  1. Remove the fuel tank.
  2. Locate the sway bar position according to the sway bar manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Drill the location mounting holes in the chassis.
  4. Locate the reinforcement plate and mark the locating holes (figure 2).
  5. Drill the locating holes in the plate.
  6. Drill all mounting holes in the chassis and plate.
  7. Cut the sway bar holes in the chassis and the plate using a hole saw.
  8. Mount the sway bar mounts sandwiching the plate on the inside of the chassis (figure 3).
  9. Adjust sway bar alignment according to the sway bar manufacturer’s instructions (figure 4).

Existing sway bar installation.

  1. Remove the fuel tank.
  2. Weld up, finish and paint any cracks in the chassis.
  3. Locate the reinforcement plate and mark the locations of the holes (figure 2).
  4. Drill all mounting holes in the plate. If the chassis is cracked weld the plate into position then drill holes through the plate using existing holes in the chassis as a guide.
  5. Cut the sway bar holes in the plate using a hole saw (Figure 3).
  6. Mount the sway bar mounts sandwiching the plate on the inside of the chassis.
  7. Adjust sway bar alignment according to the sway bar manufacturer’s instructions (figure 4).

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Left Hand block off plate - 911/911 turbo (1965-89) $89.95

When heater systems are removed or disabled on track cars one of the problems is what do you do with the heater air outlet on the left side of the engine. This metal block off plate completely replaces the air duct plate diverting the air to engine cooling.

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