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07-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By dr bob

Jay -- Not being personally critical, so...

Jay --

Not being personally critical, so take this with that in mind --

Over the several many decades I've futzed with "interesting" cars, the most troubling examples were those where someone...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-09-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By dr bob

I'm only aware of four bolts total that hold the...

I'm only aware of four bolts total that hold the motor mounts on the later cars. Each mount has a bolt that goes up through a slot in the cross-member mounting ear into the bottom of the mount. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-03-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By dr bob

Empirical method: With the spacers off,...

Empirical method:

With the spacers off, bolt the wheel directly to the disk with through nuts. Lower the car and see how much room you have between sidewall and fender lip. Buy spacers slightly...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-03-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By dr bob

I'm in the same boat as Hacker on this. I've...

I'm in the same boat as Hacker on this. I've been through lots of "easiest" "best" "longest lasting" chems over the years, most of them marketing hype in a fancy container.

I did a full prep on a...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-01-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By dr bob

The one I have has a screwdriver handle rather...

The one I have has a screwdriver handle rather than the T, and a flex section just above the hex. Had it since the late 1970's so can't point to a source. It does not have a ball end.

Reminder...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-30-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By dr bob

I can't remember half the stuff I've forgotten......

I can't remember half the stuff I've forgotten...


Good procedure documents are the saving grace for critical work. Sometimes a full guide with pictures and good narrative are needed, other...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-29-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By dr bob

Look here: ...

Look here:

http://dwaynesgarage.norcal928.org/1987%20Timing%20Belt%20and%20Water%20Pump%20Procedure.htm
Forum: 928 Forum
06-27-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,319
Posted By dr bob

Things we know from shared experience: --...

Things we know from shared experience:

-- Out flat-tappet engines need a decent level of ZDDP.

-- Thinner oils don't support adequate system oil pressure when the engine is warmed, especially...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-26-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,510
Posted By dr bob

Try a new correct thermostat, especially if the...

Try a new correct thermostat, especially if the gauge moves to where it shows in the picture and stays there in normal driving.

My '89 car with correct thermostat leaves the needle two...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-24-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By dr bob

.... all the way back in the late 1970's. Design...

.... all the way back in the late 1970's. Design and driving mules from the early 1970's, for public exposition in 1977. European Car of the Year in 1977, the only time a sports car has received...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-21-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,647
Posted By dr bob

FIFY! ;)

FIFY! ;)
Forum: 928 Forum
05-23-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By dr bob

Mike-- The most common cause of the noise...

Mike--

The most common cause of the noise you describe is inadequate torque on the lower link pin. Followed by incorrect installation of the cone washers. The cone washer condition is pretty...
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