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04-03-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Alex Sol

with the air filter housing off, I could follow...

with the air filter housing off, I could follow the coolant tank to the rad, then it goes into the motor and directly behind the timing belt cover is the leak. I have the timing belt cover off and...
04-03-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Alex Sol

I think I will look for a new pump and replace. ...

I think I will look for a new pump and replace. not sure about the timing belt so will remove and inspect. how do you know when to replace? look for crack in the belt or just replace every so...
03-28-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Alex Sol

@tiger good tip, soaked with penetrating fluid a...

@tiger good tip, soaked with penetrating fluid a few days now - will hit it again this weekend, hope i don't need the flame but good tip... this bolt not that old... air filter changed about a year...
03-27-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Alex Sol

thank you sir.. I'll check them out.. Can this...

thank you sir.. I'll check them out.. Can this seal be replaced/repaired without taking everything out ie: timing belt and water pump?
03-26-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Alex Sol

Fill Coolant Tank and immediately drips near the water pump

Trying to get to the bottom of this issue. Last month i installed the oil cooler seals and can see no mixing of the water and oil. I did however start a leak and having a challenge finding the...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-13-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By Alex Sol

nice set up. provent seems to be the choice on...

nice set up. provent seems to be the choice on the bmw forums.
03-13-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

job done, seals replaced. oprv aligned... using...

job done, seals replaced. oprv aligned... using the old 3 pc oprv (should be okay right?), ran without dme relay plugged in and filter offer. made a bit of a mess but i could see the milk shake...
03-11-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alex Sol

Any other while you're in there stuff to fix? ...

Any other while you're in there stuff to fix?

i just did the oil cooler seals as i was getting the milk shake. ran the motor with the filter off to see what was coming out and didn't want the...
03-01-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

parts are all cleaned and ready for re install. ...

parts are all cleaned and ready for re install. question about the shims. do the 1985.5 have them? i did not see any coming out. i'm referring to the .25 mm piece that sits on the 'radiator' and...
03-01-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

whew! thanks for the vote of confidence.. happy...

whew! thanks for the vote of confidence.. happy thoughts! I'll be finishing the job and have 3 filters to swap out along with the fluids. i don't see any milkshake in the cooling system but the...
02-27-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

@scott, thanks for the info... okay, i just...

@scott, thanks for the info...

okay, i just read the reutterwerk.com and it appear i have the milk shake in the motor not coolant bottle. yikes. is that automatic engine rebuild time? head...
02-27-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

incredibly helpful video - hope your german is up...

incredibly helpful video - hope your german is up to snuff

https://rennlist.com/forums/924-931-944-951-968-forum/1050004-oil-cooler-seal-replacement-question.html
02-27-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

we are looking at potential rebuild of spare...

we are looking at potential rebuild of spare motor and drop if this 'fix' does not help. how will we know if the rod bearings and other weak points are ready to grenade? hold in side of block may...
02-26-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

found getting the power steering pump off a pain...

found getting the power steering pump off a pain and very difficult to remove the heat shield held on by two 10mm hex bolts? ran out of time and light and got cold so going back at er tomorrow.
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02-26-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

okay, great tips. the oil is completely gone to...

okay, great tips. the oil is completely gone to milk shake. engine fried? in either case, I'll swap out the seals and if all goes poorly, i have a spare lump to swap in... then pull this milk...
02-26-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

@snb13 i'll be sure to remove that coolant plug...

@snb13 i'll be sure to remove that coolant plug that drains the block. i was thinking sunlight :) just happens to be in my garage. and a good steady blast of garden hose until the water comes out...
02-25-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Alex Sol

944 oil cooler seal replacement question

I'm about to drain the coolant and oil out of the 1985.5 944 and replace the seal. Have the dreaded milk shake oil/water mix and have a question.

What is the best way to clean the oil out of the...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Alex Sol

@mikeH - i will check my brand new o2 sensor...

@mikeH - i will check my brand new o2 sensor because i've heard that brand new sensors have been found to be defective... same goes with crank position reference sensor and anything that bosch makes...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Alex Sol

@djantlive transmission oil - fresh less...

@djantlive

transmission oil - fresh less than 3,000 kms - synthetic blend
tire pressure - slightly high if anything but good point
fuel cleaner - i've removed all the fuel in the tank not too...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Alex Sol

all very good tips. I'll check the brakes...

all very good tips.

I'll check the brakes though 90% sure they are spinning freely.

I replaced o2 sensor brand new about a year ago and still have my cat only nothing inside it... doh!

I'm...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-08-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Alex Sol

Why is my gas mileage so crappy?

I didn't buy this car because I wanted to save money on gas. I would have kept my Honda... but... i used to get 300 kms on the half way mark then get to about 500kms before the light would go on. I...
12-26-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 33,470
Posted By Alex Sol

Funny comment. Diesel swapped cayenne... I have...

Funny comment. Diesel swapped cayenne... I have a 944 and a4 2003 watching intently but looking for turn key solutions otherwise go with V8..
Forum: 964 Forum
12-22-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Alex Sol

@drmitch, i drive it on nice days or non snow...

@drmitch, i drive it on nice days or non snow days... will definitely get into it as soon as the weather cooperates... would really hate to get stuck on this...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-20-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Alex Sol

quick update... i fixed the problem. i had my...

quick update... i fixed the problem. i had my kid working the frunk release while i gave the hood cpr but what released it was the light use of a mid sized screwdriver with pry bar on the end... it...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-20-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By Alex Sol

@95993 i got a cheapie oil catch can that i will...

@95993 i got a cheapie oil catch can that i will use and it should be perfect to reduce / minimize the oil in the intake... will have to be a spring job...
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