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02-11-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By Tiger03447

Did you try a "wet" compression test as well? ...

Did you try a "wet" compression test as well? Sounds like it's time for a blow-down check before pulling the head. Do the head pull and re-install yourself. It's not too bad a job and if you live...
02-05-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By Tiger03447

My wife says that I have an unhealthy addiction...

My wife says that I have an unhealthy addiction to my car, and it's been on stands for 5+ years! AND to boot..I've never even driven a Porsche..This one I pulled out of a field and started...
01-31-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Tiger03447

Nice! An evolutionary by-product! Nissan also...

Nice! An evolutionary by-product! Nissan also had a conversion topper for their 2 door Pulsar NX's. It's now worth more than the cars they put it on.
01-29-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Tiger03447

Dan M is correct..when things start to go wonky...

Dan M is correct..when things start to go wonky with electrical circuits, the first place to go to is grounds..There are ground sites on the frame rails (both sides) up front that run the headlight...
01-29-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Tiger03447

This could be the coupling between the TTube and...

This could be the coupling between the TTube and the trans input shaft. There's an inspection plug on the TT you can pull to check this. Pull the trans drain plug and check for metal. With the car...
01-16-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Tiger03447

83 944 clutch pedal spring

If you are ever changing out the clutch master, be certain to pull the correct clip off the correct clutch pedal rod where it connects to the pedal and master cylinder.. LEAVE THE ROD WITH THE SPRING...
01-12-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By Tiger03447

While the transmission is out, drain it, pull the...

While the transmission is out, drain it, pull the side plate cover, inspect the ring and pinion. Clean the two magnets in that section of the trans, and if you want to, you can pull the rear cover(s)...
01-12-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Tiger03447

White smoke at startup indicates water in the...

White smoke at startup indicates water in the exhaust, which would be normal, since it condenses and water is burned off. CONTINUED white smoke is another issue, which would indicate water in a...
01-12-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Tiger03447

You might also want to check the throttle air...

You might also want to check the throttle air bypass valve. It is supposed to be open at the start, then close off after engine warms up..about 5 minutes. If it's stuck shut or only partially open...
01-12-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Tiger03447

Dear Rocketohw: How's the fuel issue going? did...

Dear Rocketohw: How's the fuel issue going? did you resolve it? Just wondering...Hope that it went well for you.
01-12-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Tiger03447

Good luck with that project! You can save...

Good luck with that project! You can save yourself some time and money by pulling the head yourself. Be sure to take plenty of pictures prior to doing this, and place all the parts in plastic baggies...
01-07-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,201
Posted By Tiger03447

Great Article, Michael! Good to see ya back on...

Great Article, Michael! Good to see ya back on here! Keep up the great work!
12-31-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Tiger03447

Fuel tank

I'm not sure about this, but you may have to drop the transaxle unit out first. Mine was already out of the car when I pulled the tank out. Last out-first in...Now for the rear suspension assembly,...
12-31-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Tiger03447

It's a plastic tank...Retro Automotive in...

It's a plastic tank...Retro Automotive in Claremont, NH has about a dozen of them sitting on the shelf awaiting shipment....If yours needs replacing..
12-31-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Tiger03447

Scrape it off and see if it re-appears...could be...

Scrape it off and see if it re-appears...could be from the prior head/head gasket job and just never cleaned up properly upon reinstallation.
12-31-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,341
Posted By Tiger03447

If you think this one looks bad..you shoulda seen...

If you think this one looks bad..you shoulda seen mine when I dragged it outa the field it had been sitting in for 10 years! Seats still look good but are probably hard as a rock! Sooo..are you...
12-31-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Tiger03447

Those parts look vaguely familiar..I'll have to...

Those parts look vaguely familiar..I'll have to check on my '83 when I go down to my shop. Might be day or two..Great comment by 931 guru!! ROTFL!!
12-30-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Tiger03447

Good luck on removing the inside clamp up in the...

Good luck on removing the inside clamp up in the passenger footwell...I used a 1/4 in drive and a U-joint on about an 18" long extension to get to the clamp nut..might want to change out the water...
12-30-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Tiger03447

Talking Interesting.I also have an 83 and have TOTALLY...

Interesting.I also have an 83 and have TOTALLY gone through the fuel system. In the rear of the car on the inside, opposite where the fuel filler is located, take off the upholstry and the inner...
12-22-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Tiger03447

If you decide to use aftermarket hose for this...

If you decide to use aftermarket hose for this connection, be sure to use the Fuel injection hose available at most FLAPS for about 5.00/foot. Also use the special FI type clamps with an external...
12-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Tiger03447

Is your coil hot to the touch while the engine is...

Is your coil hot to the touch while the engine is recently shut off? A bad one will be so hot that you can't touch it..
12-06-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By Tiger03447

You might need to go old school on checking the...

You might need to go old school on checking the battery electrolyte with a hydrometer. The glass ones with a long float inside are great...IF you don't break the glass part. I have zero confidence...
12-01-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By Tiger03447

Suggest that you put the battery on a battery...

Suggest that you put the battery on a battery "tender" or trickle charger when not driving the car. Low voltage can affect many of the systems of the car, especially the fuel injection, and related...
11-30-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tiger03447

I've had extremely good luck with Retro...

I've had extremely good luck with Retro Automotive. Roger and Matt give great service. Used parts only. They can supply many and most parts for 356's, 911's, 944's and some Boxsters. They part out...
11-22-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,759
Posted By Tiger03447

As far as water in the tank problem goes, Go to...

As far as water in the tank problem goes, Go to your local FLAPS, and pick up a bottle of ISO HEET in a red bottle. This should help with the water problem. It's mostly Isopropyl alcohol that mixes...
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