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  1. itbillc
    09-13-2018 04:00 PM
    Awesome! Is any day or time better for you? Thank you Very Much!
  2. itbillc
    09-12-2018 12:13 PM
    Mrmerlin, You certainly have a World of Respect! My son has an 84 928 and lives in Philadelphia. Are you available to just take a look at the car and offer some opinions? He has had all of the maintenance done by 2 different Porsche Mechanics to get in sorted since he purchased it from Delaware about 2 years ago. We would value someone of your caliber and integrity to critique and suggest things to us. I am sur ethat your time is minimal, but if possible please let me know. Have a Great Day. And Thank you for Helping teh 928 Folks!!!!!
  3. impulse1984
    07-18-2018 12:00 AM
    Hello Mr. Merlin,
    I met you at the last Porsche Swap Meet in Hershey. I had the 1982 Hellblau metallic 928. Can you please contact me regarding doing some work on my car. I live in Lancaster so it's not too far away from you.

    Thank you very much.
  4. Saul Barsh
    06-11-2018 02:20 AM
    What is it like to replace all carpet?
    Would that be a good diy job?
    Do seats have to come out?
    Do you have a shop in chadds ford?
    I am in Malvern.

    Thank you
  5. glmoore0001
    05-03-2018 07:18 AM
    Stan. My name is Gary Moore, I bought the 85 ROW from you a few years back. I am interested in an auto, S3 or S4. Not so fond of clutches anymore.
    The car has not changed much, just turned 100,000 yesterday.
    If you have something or get something and would consider taking the 85 back in trade, please let me know.
    Color matters though.
    Gary Moore
    1804 Camp Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
  6. Paul Taylor
    04-16-2018 05:30 PM
    Hello Mr. Merlin/Stan. I recently purchased a 928 and wonder if you would be interested working on it. Car was featured on BAT: I am near Buffalo. Even though the car has some problems, the engine is strong and I have no problems driving this distance. If you are willing, I could leave the car with you for a few days while in NYC, and would plan around your schedule. I am also registered to attend the 928 meeting in the Adirondacks, in mid-June, so I hope to see you then.

    The known issues are: gears grinding (1st, 2nd and reverse); oil leak in/near the front of the engine; A/C does not function; surging idle; speedometer sometimes does not function, and the odometer is stuck at 89,500; Fog lights are out; outboard mirrors need adjustment to fit my viewing preference.

    I can wrench on my '69 Giulia, but this car is overwhelming to me, and I could really use your help.

    Thanks for your time, Paul
  7. Mrmerlin
    01-20-2018 12:03 AM
    Hi thats very cool thanks Stan
  8. Fracture
    01-19-2018 06:44 PM

    thought you might enjoy this

    all the best,
  9. Dmhager
    10-10-2017 01:06 AM
    Hi Stan - I have a question for you. I am trying to fix a case where the instrument backlights do not work on my 90 S4 when the parking or headlighs are turned on. It looks like the problem is with the fixed resistor that is mounted up above the brake pedal (in series with the BK/BL wire that leads to the cluster. Do you happen to know the what the resistance of that fixed resistor? Thanks,
    09-22-2017 12:30 AM
    Stan, I'm leaving for FRENZY Friday in the A.M. If you're going down Friday, can we meet up and drive there together?? Give me a call at 609-332-9044 I'm off work till Tuesday..

About Me

  • About Mrmerlin
    Pilot/ car mechanic
    Philly PA
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    1988 S4 Elfenbein Perlglanz/Pearl Gray Auto
    1988 S4 G P wt/ Blue Auto

    1979 Auto LSD blk/ tan
    1988 S4 5sp LSD Blk/Blk/Carmel carpets
    1985 Euro Auto Blue /Blue Swiss Trans
    1985 Euro Auto Brn Blk 5.0 Albany
    1985 Euro 5sp Blue/white Samantha
    1986.5 Auto Meteor /Tan 2.0
    1982 Wessach #13 auto.
    1985 Euro 5sp S4 brks Blk/Blk
    1986 5 speed Mossgru/Brn
    1986.5 Auto Meteor/Tan 1.0
    1984 Euro Auto GPwt/ Tan
    1979 Hellblau/blk 5sp


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