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    Replacing electrical components

    Iím starting to restore my 911S. Most of the components are original and havenít been replaced before. For example the components on the rear electrical panel. When folks restore are there components that should be replaced given the age, even if they appear to be working ok? Welcome the input.
    1971 911S Coupe - Gemini Blue
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    You're on a slippery slope. Once you begin, where do you stop. If it ain't broke, leave it alone. The enemy of good is better.

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    Drive the snot out of the car as it is and replace original components only when they fail beyond repair...that’s my advice.

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    Just got a original 68 911L running and driving. I do not dare touch the electrical components on the car until I need to. Avoid that slippery slope. Chris
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