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  1. BWB
    04-08-2017 12:32 PM
    BWB
    Hi Alan, I just did the VW conversion to my rear hatch release per your instructions. i am very pleased with the results. Thank you very much for that. I enjoyed both the project & the outcome.

    Sincerely,
    Brian
    1988 S4 5 speed
    Rochester Hills, Michigan
  2. buccicone
    10-25-2015 10:32 AM
    Figures. No one advertises that when they're selling the GTS mirror / wiring kits... Guess we'll make do. Thanks for the info.

    Mike & Joel
  3. buccicone
    10-24-2015 02:57 PM
    Alan, Were trying to do a GTS mirror conversion on an 84... We can get the mirrors to operate L to R , but not Up & Down. No matter which direction we move the joy stick the mirror still operates L to R. We only have the driver side mirror hooked up - would this make a difference? Any idea where we've gone wrong?

    Thanks, Mike and Joel (JBRob007)
  4. The Patman
    07-21-2015 08:41 AM
    So lemme ask ya this. knowing that the car (any car) has two sources of electrical power, generated, and stored, is it safe or accurate to say that there is really only 1 ground path? And that being the ground terminal of the battery. In other words, there are lots of ground "points" but they all are electrically the same, the negative battery post.
    As for positive output...obviously it's not as clear. At any moment Available current is a ...ummm...mixture of, or the result of, alternator and battery.

    Here's my question, cause it seems simple, so I know then that it's not! Can total current consumption of the whole car, at any moment, be measured at the negative terminal? Battery full or not, alternator charging or not? All electrons in the car at some point come out of that negative terminal...right? Can ya use a "clamp on" amp meter there to get that total figure?
  5. dashford928
    10-31-2014 08:45 PM
    Alan
    I have been trying for some time to purchase your 928 Electrics pdf without any success. Obviously I am using the wrong website. Can you provide me with the correct details, payment details etc?

    I am just starting to refurbish some of the electrics to get rid of a few minor gremlins in my 1988 S4 Auto and would appreciate any hints that you may have.

    Kind Regards form Batemans Bay, Australia

    David Ashford
  6. Aspkiller
    11-26-2012 03:31 PM
    Hi Alan-
    I need to do some work on my '82's control head (which is out of the '91). The temp conrtol slider is not functioning progressively (all heat until the very end of the left side) and need to know if the mismatched control head has created the problem or if the control head itself needs rebuilding. Your thoughts?

    Thanks for any help you can provide.

    Larry
  7. 86'928S MeteorGrey
    07-23-2012 03:40 PM
    Did you see this post? Are you interested in looking it over for me?

    https://rennlist.com/forums/928-foru...ric-gurus.html
  8. James Rouse
    06-10-2012 05:47 AM
    Thanks Alan
    I appreciate the help man and I'll try to get a hold of John
    Peace
    Jimmy
  9. James Rouse
    06-01-2012 01:30 PM
    Hi Alan I have a couple of questions about the resistance readings I'm getting from the barn door/AFM on my 84 928s and was told you were the man to speak with is that correct?
  10. Alan
    06-08-2011 02:15 PM
    Did you take the steering wheel off at any point?

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