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Forum: 928 Forum
07-14-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By ammonman

Check the fluid level. The car must be sitting...

Check the fluid level. The car must be sitting level and the trans fluid must be at full operating temp. There is only a few oz. difference between low and filled. These units are VERY sensitive...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-12-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By ammonman

So what was the issue?

So what was the issue?
Forum: 928 Forum
07-10-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By ammonman

The knock sensor bolts get 20 Nm (14.75 ft/lbs)...

The knock sensor bolts get 20 Nm (14.75 ft/lbs) torque. The factory replacement mounting bolts are pre-coated with thread locker (micro-encapsulated.) The thread locking compound doesn't take...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-10-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By ammonman

The specific behavior of the recirc flap is...

The specific behavior of the recirc flap is different depending on the version of the climate control head . Mostly, the control unit selects recirc automatically based on the position of the temp...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-10-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By ammonman

Were you able to properly torque the new micro...

Were you able to properly torque the new micro encapsulated retaining bolt for the sensor?
Forum: 928 Forum
06-30-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By ammonman

How is the seal between the glass and the door? ...

How is the seal between the glass and the door? Is the lock protection plate inside the door in place? Both are key to keeping keeping water off of/out of the lock cylinder. If the rotary switch...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By ammonman

IIRC the system has to see plausible input from...

IIRC the system has to see plausible input from both for the system to work. If either is kaput the EZK will pull ignition timing to ensure no knocks.

Mike
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By ammonman

Straighten the metal legs folded down over either...

Straighten the metal legs folded down over either side of the plastic holder. Slide the holder off the metal legs. Install is reverse of removal.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By ammonman

Not sure what the wire is for. I'm sure someone...

Not sure what the wire is for. I'm sure someone will chime in on that. Nothing is supposed to be connected to the lower control arm mounts. The early cars (78 and 79 IIRC) use small dampers...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By ammonman

While IMS issues are certainly possible with the...

While IMS issues are certainly possible with the early Caymans (just like any other mechanical failure) my understanding is the actual failure rate hasn't been statistically significant as to be an...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-12-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By ammonman

Cayman is the same platform but in a coupe. The...

Cayman is the same platform but in a coupe. The coupe chassis means less body flex in really hard cornering. The Cayman engine is the later design so no IMS issues. I enjoy my S4 and my 1st Gen...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By ammonman

The connectors are available from Porsche. I...

The connectors are available from Porsche. I purchased a set when I had my pod refurbished with all intention of replacing them. I was not able to get the terminals to release from the connector. I...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,140
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Posted By ammonman

Add says " The intake and valve covers have...

Add says " The intake and valve covers have recently received a fresh powder coat. " Caveat Emptor!!
Forum: 928 Forum
05-18-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By ammonman

The ends of the side pieces should butt up...

The ends of the side pieces should butt up againts the ends of the top trim.piece.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-16-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By ammonman

IIRC, the knobs will not function unless the...

IIRC, the knobs will not function unless the latch is in the closed position. The owners manual for my 1990 calls out specifically that the passenger side locking knob is only operational with the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-11-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By ammonman

Just to be clear, you are trying the rotary knob...

Just to be clear, you are trying the rotary knob with the door closed/latched or with the latch mechanism on the door jamb in the latched position?
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By ammonman

Take a razor blade and hold the edge...

Take a razor blade and hold the edge perpendicular to the cylinder head surface. Use the razor blade to scrape the surface clean. Do NOT try to use the razor to "shave" the debris off as you will...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-25-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By ammonman

Your photo shows the spacer installed under the...

Your photo shows the spacer installed under the 5-8 cam bolt. When you set the cam timing how far did you have to rotate the 1-4 cam gear to set the timing? Could you have strung the belt so that...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-24-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By ammonman

Did you spin the engine with the spacer and rings...

Did you spin the engine with the spacer and rings for the PK32VR installed? If so, your cam gears have likely slipped position on the cams. Reset the timing of the gears, then remove the timing...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-24-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By ammonman

Try DC Automotive (http://www.dcauto.com/) in...

Try DC Automotive (http://www.dcauto.com/) in North Carolina. They are my go-to for non-928 used Porsche spares. Easy to do business with.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By ammonman

Everything you describe is normal behavior for...

Everything you describe is normal behavior for the system. The flaps go to 30% and fans get 8 VDC from the controller with AC on until refrigerant high side pressure passes 15 Bar (about 217 psig)...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-18-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By ammonman

The '83 US cars use a charcoal canister system. ...

The '83 US cars use a charcoal canister system. The fuel tank is connected to the canister through an expansion tank (in the passenger side rear wheel arch.) The fuel tank is open to atmosphere at...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-18-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By ammonman

One wire is DC voltage supply (can't remember if...

One wire is DC voltage supply (can't remember if it is +5 or +12VDC), the other is the +5VDC pulse signal returning to the EZK and final wire is the braided shield wire to prevent electromagnetic...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-04-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By ammonman

Call one of the 928 parts vendors (928s R Us,...

Call one of the 928 parts vendors (928s R Us, 928 International, 928 Specialists) and tell them what you need. A nice package of the correct bits will arrive in a few days.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-03-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By ammonman

Put the engine crane in from the side rather than...

Put the engine crane in from the side rather than the front. Put a heavy movers blanket over the fender and wheel.
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