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Forum: 928 Forum
Today, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Mrmerlin

The idea here is to gradually tighten the WB in...

The idea here is to gradually tighten the WB in an even way I donĺt know what the Plus 2 means
use anti seize on the new bolts
always replace the bolts
Forum: 928 Forum
12-14-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Mrmerlin

Brian thats great your out driving a 928 again. ...

Brian thats great your out driving a 928 again.
For the power drag use your IR gun .
drive the car for 20 mins then park it,
roll the windows down and doors and hatch closed,
look down inside...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-11-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Mrmerlin

FWIW if you ever need to remove these screws, I...

FWIW if you ever need to remove these screws,
I suggest to file the end of the screw down to remove the swage,
the original install had a swage crimp on the end of the screw.

Then open the...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Mrmerlin

spray some PB blaster on the valve /rubber...

spray some PB blaster on the valve /rubber interface,
it will pull right out.
take some towels with you so you can catch the fluid from the MC tank,
As you will also use the same PB trick to...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Mrmerlin

did you read Wallys HVAC guide? 928GT.com has it ...

did you read Wallys HVAC guide? 928GT.com has it

https://www.928gt.com/t-wallyhvac.aspx


how are you testing these lines?
to test the HCV remove the hose from the unit/pod and connect the...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-08-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,468
Posted By Mrmerlin

After swapping in a new Bosch Voltage Regulator...

After swapping in a new Bosch Voltage Regulator the charging system operates as it should, the engine runs great.
When I worked at Northrop out in El Segundo, I worked in a clean room.
Every work...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-07-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Mrmerlin

no its the early 32v engine, the S4 version...

no its the early 32v engine,
the S4 version starts in 1987
Forum: 928 Forum
12-06-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Mrmerlin

make sure that you also recheck the rear pinch...

make sure that you also recheck the rear pinch bolt torque,
if you put a new set of bolts in then the chances are good the new bolt has stretched .
That said if you have an original pinch bolt...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By Mrmerlin

Cool, whats old is new

Cool,
whats old is new
Forum: 928 Forum
12-04-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Mrmerlin

FWIW I would suggest to plug the intake port that...

FWIW I would suggest to plug the intake port that feeds this and leave it alone.
It is a switching valve for the emission system,
and odds are good that rest of the system is also in old poor...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-04-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By Mrmerlin

the other reason they stop turning is when the...

the other reason they stop turning is when the pivot shaft gets rusted,
this can happen from sitting in a garage where the temperature swings are big and the air has over 50% moisture,
water...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,827
Posted By Mrmerlin

if you swap cams with Colins then you may also be...

if you swap cams with Colins then you may also be using different valve springs as part of the swap
Forum: 928 Forum
12-04-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Mrmerlin

test the wires as I suggested so you dont let the...

test the wires as I suggested so you dont let the smoke out of the wires
Forum: 928 Forum
12-04-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By Mrmerlin

Here is a picture of how a new looking unit can...

Here is a picture of how a new looking unit can fail


https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/769782-1987-on-idle-control-valve-how-it-works.html
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mrmerlin

heat the block not the plug

heat the block not the plug
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Mrmerlin

usually the shocks get damaged from overloading...

usually the shocks get damaged from overloading the car and hitting big bumps at speed,
Note if original then you can expect the shock bumpers falling apart.
The othe this is the car being shipped ...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By Mrmerlin

I am working on an 86 machine I t still has...

I am working on an 86 machine I t still has original paint,
and at some point in its recent history someone decided to install and electric antenna,
it looks like its a Hirshmann copy .

Now...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mrmerlin

Well thats a strange failure, Please make sure...

Well thats a strange failure,
Please make sure that you are replacing
The brake booster, with an ATE booster
NOTE you should have a 10 inch booster if not then you will be getting one,
and you...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Mrmerlin

Welcome Horsecreek, as Martin points out first...

Welcome Horsecreek, as Martin points out first learn about these machines by reading.
Put your location down so local owners will see it posted.
Put the checkbook out of sight.
Dont be in a hurry...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Mrmerlin

IMHO putting better brakes on is a great idea for...

IMHO putting better brakes on is a great idea for any early 928,
if its one thing they could have done better it would have been brakes.
Once the engine is running good,
better brakes will...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,500
Posted By Mrmerlin

get a piece of 3M clear guard and put it on the...

get a piece of 3M clear guard and put it on the fender edge,
then put the cover on the lip.

NOTE in Seths picture from post 18 second picture,
he has not correctly installed the Hot Post ,
it...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mrmerlin

FWIW anyone reading this thread in the future...

FWIW anyone reading this thread in the future you should be aware that if your bringing a 928 back to life ,
On initial startup you should have the engine run for atleast 25 mins and,
preferably...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Mrmerlin

the missing link with pictures ...

the missing link with pictures

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/1093449-work-begins-on-the-79-a.html (https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/1093449-work-begins-on-the-79-a.html)
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mrmerlin

well your not going to heat it unless you use a...

well your not going to heat it unless you use a oxy ace torch as the coolant is still in the side your trying to drain,
these blocks absorb lots of heat fast when they have liquid in them,
now if...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-01-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mrmerlin

put a bottle of techron in the fuel as well as...

put a bottle of techron in the fuel as well as some marvel mystery oil
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