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09-22-2015, 07:58 PM
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Posted By DirkSx1

Interesting inputs. Based on comments, the ...

Interesting inputs. Based on comments, the 140lbs compression is more than acceptable and suggests there are no broken rings. BTW what is the factory compression standard supposed to be?
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09-16-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By DirkSx1

Re intercooler pipe, I did not check it for oil...

Re intercooler pipe, I did not check it for oil since I replaced the head gasket. Will do tonight but it should not be turbo since it only has approx 2500 miles on it since new.
09-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By DirkSx1

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Just a bit...

Thanks for the feedback everyone.

Just a bit more info. head was rebuilt by local machine shop that does all engine machining for local Porsche dealer, so should have been done correctly. When I...
09-15-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By DirkSx1

Changing rods and pistons, what are my options?

I have a 89 951 Turbo. Compression is down to 140 lbs per piston and is starting to burn quite a bit of oil. Car only has 52K miles on it. The head was recently redone so should be OK. I was...
05-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By DirkSx1

I also had a similar problem. It turned out to...

I also had a similar problem. It turned out to be the temperature sensor. the one at the front of the head. I was give erratic readings until the engine got warm.
04-16-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By DirkSx1

Question Lowering a 951 turbo

I have a 1989 951 turbo that I occasionally do track days and auto-crosses with. I was thinking of lowering the car. The car is however primarily used for touring so do not want to go to...
10-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By DirkSx1

Are you still trying to sort out you ABS? I...

Are you still trying to sort out you ABS? I noticed in a previous post you mentioned that your ABS light is now on all the time. That would be normal, you will need to reset the ABS. Clark's has a...
10-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By DirkSx1

Just to let you know, I wrestled with a similar...

Just to let you know, I wrestled with a similar problem for months. I even went as far as purchasing a used Bosch ABS tester, a fraction of the cost of going to a shop. Using the tester it took me...
08-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

For reference purposes, I finally fixed the...

For reference purposes, I finally fixed the problem. As previously mentioned, what appear to be unrelated relays can be the cause of the problem. Received my replacement relays this morning, G2...
08-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

Yes I am hoping that it is a relay. I discovered...

Yes I am hoping that it is a relay. I discovered a thread on a Pelican forum which goes back to 2009 which described my exact symptoms. Their problem after pretty much what I did , where relays...
08-11-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

Well no success so far. I checked the two power...

Well no success so far. I checked the two power leads to the central panel, they look fine, both end are pristine with like new copper. no oxidation, the jacket on them is also in great shape.. I...
08-08-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

Cables are original, car only has 50k miles on...

Cables are original, car only has 50k miles on it.

I quick glance the battery end suggest they are OK but I haven't had a chance to thoroughly check them yet as I was away on business trip. ...
08-06-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

Thanks guys, will start checking the positive ...

Thanks guys, will start checking the positive wire out this evening. From your comments, its not necessarily the main feed that is the problem as starter and other heavy load system seem to be...
08-04-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By DirkSx1

951 instrument cluster failure.

Instrument cluster failed on my 1989 944 turbo. All instruments on the cluster are not working, including water temp, oil pressure, fuel gauge, tach, speedometer, odometer and voltmeter. Can't...
06-04-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By DirkSx1

Thanks guy for the inputs. Can't be the...

Thanks guy for the inputs.

Can't be the fuel pump check valve, in my car as it has been eliminated to increase fuel flow> Removing it has never presented a problem over the last 2-3 years. ...
06-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 1,099,161
Posted By DirkSx1

1989 Turbo

Here is my 1989 951. All original interior and exterior, with 51,000 original miles.
06-03-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By DirkSx1

1989 944 Turbo - Hard to start when cold.

My 951 has decided to become difficult to start. Everything was fine and then one morning the engine decided it would now take at least 3-4 tries to start when engine is cold. Even when starting to...
05-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By DirkSx1

No, I did not replace the slave cylinder. The...

No, I did not replace the slave cylinder. The hose to the reservoir was replaced. I replaces the slave more as a preventative measure than an actual leak, I did look like it was getting a little...
05-08-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By DirkSx1

No,

No,
05-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By DirkSx1

That is what I thought, but after having to...

That is what I thought, but after having to adjust it twice, I am beginning to worry it is something else. I did originally bleed with one of those pressure systems which in the past has done an...
05-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By DirkSx1

1989 turbo clutch adjustment problem.

Has anyone run into this problem.

I replaced the clutch master cylinder with a new one, bleed the system and adjusted the clutch pedal. All seemed OK, drive the car for a few miles with the...
12-26-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By DirkSx1

The document is available on the Porsche PIWIS...

The document is available on the Porsche PIWIS TSI site but unfortunately they will not accept payments from north America to buy a PDF of the document, only 1 .5 euro.

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12-23-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By DirkSx1

Did you ever manage to get a copy, I am also...

Did you ever manage to get a copy, I am also looking for either a hard copy or PDF of this document.
12-23-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By DirkSx1

Tried both with no luck so far. I have and...

Tried both with no luck so far.

I have and on off ABS warning light which I have been trying to resolve with success.

Just purchased a Bosch ABS Tester -ABS 2 LED Tester KDAS 0003. That...
12-22-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By DirkSx1

944.968, 928 ABS test plan, Sheet No. WKD 493 710

Does anyone know where I could borrow/buy either the original booklet, a facsimile or ideally an electronic version of this document.
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