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Forum: 928 Forum
11-28-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,238
Posted By gruffalo

How about the a/c "radiator"? It's missing from...

How about the a/c "radiator"? It's missing from my '87 (euro) S4 5-speed.

Do you have one?
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Forum: 928 Forum
11-08-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By gruffalo

I understand. I put on the loose side to put as...

I understand. I put on the loose side to put as little stress as possible to the bearings. In hindsight, not the best idea.

I appreciate your feedback, thanks!

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Forum: 928 Forum
11-07-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By gruffalo

My thoughts exactly, it should not need further...

My thoughts exactly, it should not need further adjustment. That's what worries me.
Forum: 928 Forum
11-07-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By gruffalo

I use the kempf tool, set on the loose side...at...

I use the kempf tool, set on the loose side...at tdc.

I rebuilt the tensioner. It leaks oil, a little, but isn't it fed from the engine oil? I can't remember at the moment. Car's an 87 s4.
...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-06-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By gruffalo

Intermittent timing belt warning light

Hi,

I have about 5000 miles on my timing belt job, where I replaced everything and used a gates belt and parts as recommended from Roger at 928srus.

After driving for about 500 miles the light...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-08-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

I feel the need to close this thread. A lot of...

I feel the need to close this thread. A lot of noise from me here, I simply couldn't make any sense of anything.

The embarrassing truth is that I was measuring at the wrong relay position. I had...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-03-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

Looks like the pin configuration is different for...

Looks like the pin configuration is different for the abs relay, compared to a 53 relay!
...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-03-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

thanks. I wonder if the post I linked to is...

thanks.

I wonder if the post I linked to is correct, I can't make any sense of it.

latest news is that one wheel sensor had a short to ground. And Roger is sending me a new one along with a...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

As I mentioned in my previous post: unfortunately...

As I mentioned in my previous post: unfortunately I don't have a relay.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-03-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

Jumping ABS relay, where are 30 and 87?

Reading this post made everything clear

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/495907-woohoo-abs-fixed-and-why-you-can-t-use-a-53-relay-as-a-substitute-for-the-abs-relay.html

Since I don't have...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-02-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

I did some more tests today. Relays at at...

I did some more tests today.

Relays at at the pump are ok, and i cleaned the ground there.

The relay at the ce panel works the opposite way of what I expected. The coil is energized with the...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-28-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

Roger is on the case (at least I dropped him an...

Roger is on the case (at least I dropped him an e-mail).

I'll continue debugging shortly, thanks for all the input.
Forum: 928 Forum
07-28-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By gruffalo

ABS "fun"

Hi all, my car's an '87 S4...

Ever since I drove it home in February 2011 I've been having an intermittent ABS issue. Recently the ABS light has become more on than off, until finally permanently...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-18-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By gruffalo

knock sensors

Hi,

I got an error on the rear knock sensor when running diagnostics.

Can I get to it without removing the intake?
Forum: 928 Forum
07-18-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By gruffalo

Sorry I'm a moron... Top or bottom? ...

Sorry I'm a moron... Top or bottom?

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Forum: 928 Forum
07-17-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By gruffalo

Thanks for all the great tips! Which way do...

Thanks for all the great tips!

Which way do I fit the seals?...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-17-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By gruffalo

Front wheel bearings

Hi all!

I'm in the process of replacing my front wheel bearings. Previously I've been largely unsuccessful in tightening them correctly. Either sloppy or too tight leading to premature wear.
...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-06-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By gruffalo

How about 255/45 at the rear? Could be easier to...

How about 255/45 at the rear? Could be easier to find.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-08-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,751
Posted By gruffalo

What Bill Ball said. They're old now, and likely...

What Bill Ball said. They're old now, and likely more individual differences based on condition, than S4, GT, GTS differences are dominant.

Also options make a significant difference... My 87 in...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-27-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By gruffalo

Great attitude for a sales pitch!

Great attitude for a sales pitch!
Forum: 928 Forum
02-13-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By gruffalo

I have been reduced to a lurker I guess. My 928...

I have been reduced to a lurker I guess. My 928 works great, no issues = no questions :)

Between a home refurbishment project and other cars in my possession, the 928 has gotten and demanded...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-31-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 179,376
Posted By gruffalo

An early one 9288200520 What can you tell...

An early one
9288200520
What can you tell from this?
Forum: 928 Forum
01-25-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By gruffalo

Do you have the small resonators?

Do you have the small resonators?
Forum: 928 Forum
11-17-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 179,376
Posted By gruffalo

Thanks Eman and CS. Why's this car interesting?...

Thanks Eman and CS. Why's this car interesting? What are the impact absorbers?
Forum: 928 Forum
11-14-2015, 10:10 AM
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