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Forum: 928 Forum
10-14-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By ammonman

I like the Continental Extreme Contact series. ...

I like the Continental Extreme Contact series. IMHO they are a great balance of performance and price. I run them on my 986 Boxster and the all-weather version (Extreme Contact DWS) on the 928. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-07-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By ammonman

Headed east and north from Little Rock I'd take...

Headed east and north from Little Rock I'd take US167 north to AR5 which will take you to the town of Mountain Home. In Mountain Home pick up US412 and follow it all the way to Dyersburg, TN. From...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-05-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By ammonman

DeOxIt 100% strength corrosion preventer.

DeOxIt 100% strength corrosion preventer.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-30-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,395
Posted By ammonman

If your old knock sensors were failed then the...

If your old knock sensors were failed then the ignition computer was pulling 6 degrees of timing to protect from knocking. With working knock sensors you have that timing back which makes a...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-30-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,137
Posted By ammonman

Sorry to see this post Simon. There are some...

Sorry to see this post Simon. There are some nice cars around for sale lately. I know you'll find something that is a worthy replacement.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By ammonman

Remove the clamping bolt and drive a small wedge...

Remove the clamping bolt and drive a small wedge in to the split in the rack side of the joint. This will (usually) allow enough clearance to remove the joint. Once it's off use a jewelers file to...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-16-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 962
Posted By ammonman

Looking good Chuck. We'll have to park the...

Looking good Chuck. We'll have to park the Silver Bulit and my silver S4 together at 3rd Coast. I'd love to trade you cars for a day just to get a feel for the OB's.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-15-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,601
Posted By ammonman

Booked yesterday. Can't wait for parking lot fun...

Booked yesterday. Can't wait for parking lot fun and Frito Pie!
Forum: 928 Forum
09-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By ammonman

Have you verified the fuel pump runs when...

Have you verified the fuel pump runs when cranking?
Forum: 928 Forum
08-31-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By ammonman

Your valve is defective. That valve should be...

Your valve is defective. That valve should be closed when full manifold vacuum (17"-20") is applied and open wider as manifold vacuum drops (i.e. as the throttle opens). This valve controls the...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-27-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By ammonman

The connector will come off the sender. I use a...

The connector will come off the sender. I use a thin plastic spatula to pop mine off. Unfortunately the connector is unobtainium separate from a factory harness (if they are available.) As Kevin...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-04-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By ammonman

I put the hoist in from the side to ensure enough...

I put the hoist in from the side to ensure enough reach. +1 on setting the hoist arm at the 1/2 ton length to get the max reach. Be sure to get a load leveler to tilt the engine as you...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-04-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By ammonman

On the AT cars the trans and torque tube must be...

On the AT cars the trans and torque tube must be unbolted and slid back around .5" to allow the dowel pins between the block and clutch/flex plate housing to come clear. When I did my engine refresh...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-01-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By ammonman

So a 4,8 x 13 is a washer for a 4.8mm screw that...

So a 4,8 x 13 is a washer for a 4.8mm screw that is 13mm in diameter.
Forum: 928 Forum
07-30-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By ammonman

Be sure to coat the retaining bolt threads with a...

Be sure to coat the retaining bolt threads with a generous coat of anti seize paste. My theory is the bolt corrodes and snaps off when someone tries to take it out. After that, I suspect the item is...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-14-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
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: 395
Posted By ammonman

So what was the issue?

So what was the issue?
Forum: 928 Forum
07-10-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
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: 321
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: 33
Views: 1,201
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: 258
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: 251
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: 176
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: 432
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: 158
Views: 7,168
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...
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