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Forum: 928 Forum
01-22-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Black Sea RD

Great story and one that anyone who loves cars...

Great story and one that anyone who loves cars should read. Bottom line, enjoy your car and let someone else worry about restoring it.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-08-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By Black Sea RD

The problem Porsche had with the circlip, bearing...

The problem Porsche had with the circlip, bearing and washer set up was technicians were having problems correctly setting up the measurements needed between the flywheel and flex plate. They...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-07-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,951
Posted By Black Sea RD

Suggest contacting a local auto paint store and...

Suggest contacting a local auto paint store and ask them. They can probably help since they probably have customers who need to clean up overspray after a paint job on a customer car.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Black Sea RD

Same thought I had when I first saw this...

Same thought I had when I first saw this Mercedes. The engine is something else and sounds badass in person.

If only...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-21-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,311
Posted By Black Sea RD

Not really that easy. The metal part of the...

Not really that easy.

The metal part of the dampener is suspended in the TT by two rubber ends. Once they fragment the metal part of the dampener is now misplaced a bit lower in the TT from its...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-10-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Black Sea RD

Reading your description of modifications done to...

Reading your description of modifications done to your 928, it seems as if there has been a lot done to your transmission/rear end?

It could be something in them since it is load dependent. Might...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-08-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Black Sea RD

Sounds like the throw out bearing since with...

Sounds like the throw out bearing since with modulation of the clutch pedal it stops the noise.

Drop the front cover and have a look/listen when you are able.

Good luck with the diagnosis,
Forum: 928 Forum
08-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By Black Sea RD

Hi Tim, Did you feel any vibrations running...

Hi Tim,

Did you feel any vibrations running this damper?

We believe that some of the hard to diagnose drive line vibration problems stem from these aging engine dampers.

Hopefully the good...
08-22-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Black Sea RD

We found a good core near us in Atlanta so it...

We found a good core near us in Atlanta so it seems we are good for now.

Thanks for all the offers!

The 944 community is a great group!

Cheers,
08-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Black Sea RD

S2 torque tube have the split in them and are...

S2 torque tube have the split in them and are very difficult to rebuild correctly.

Tiger - Where are you located? And thank you for the info on Retro.
08-21-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Black Sea RD

We are in Cartersville, Georgia, zip 30121 ...

We are in Cartersville, Georgia, zip 30121

Torque tube and aluminum transmission bell housing are one unit, so yes.
08-20-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Black Sea RD

Need 944 torque tube core

Hi everyone,

We have a customer who needs a later model (with the four hooks) 944 torque tube for their project.

If anyone has one for sale please let us know.

Thank you!
Forum: 928 Forum
08-16-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,266
Posted By Black Sea RD

I don't believe Greg Brown said the drive shafts...

I don't believe Greg Brown said the drive shafts have stretched out and lengthened.

This is not what I have seen from the years we have rebuilt torque tubes and measured the drive shafts to make...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-14-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,266
Posted By Black Sea RD

Hi Martin, I do remember that meeting at...

Hi Martin,

I do remember that meeting at breakfast, seems like a bit longer than 7 years ago now. Funny how aging bends time that way.

As to your question, we just ask for the crank shaft and...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-14-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,266
Posted By Black Sea RD

Good thread on why owners should not use Red...

Good thread on why owners should not use Red Loctite on the front splines to arrest movement of the front flex plate coupler/drive shaft union.

To check crankshaft endplay correctly, the front...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Black Sea RD

Greg's post reminded me that I also changed the...

Greg's post reminded me that I also changed the rear brake bias valve to one with a higher number, IIRC 33, to get the rear brakes more involved.

Don't know if it was changed again after my...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-11-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Black Sea RD

When I had the car I used cryo treated solid...

When I had the car I used cryo treated solid rotors, forgot the manufacturer, and had no issues using Pagid orange pads.

I also changed out the front calipers to a 1990 S4 set which has larger...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-31-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 15,311
Posted By Black Sea RD

The following is just for discussion purposes,...

The following is just for discussion purposes, not to start an argument about our Super Clamp's "greatness."

When we first developed the Super Clamp many years ago, we did so to be able to...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,741
Posted By Black Sea RD

Thanks Myles! Yes we also engineered new 928...

Thanks Myles!

Yes we also engineered new 928 5-speed and 25mm auto drive shafts from a cold finished/heat treated material which is stronger than stock, but not 300M. They are zinc coated for...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Black Sea RD

IIRC, Roger worked with a Laso to have plastic...

IIRC, Roger worked with a Laso to have plastic impellers made and installed in Laso 928 water pumps just because of this problem potential.
Forum: 928 Forum
07-19-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Black Sea RD

Not that uncommon of a problem, unfortunately. ...

Not that uncommon of a problem, unfortunately.

If needed, Greg Brown stood up a fix for exactly this type of damage.

Best regards,
Forum: 928 Forum
06-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,888
Posted By Black Sea RD

Get a good quality torque wrench if you work on...

Get a good quality torque wrench if you work on your 928 and use it.

This will also help immensely with keeping these types of failures from happening.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-20-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,888
Posted By Black Sea RD

Hi Fred, From memory, didn't Porsche also...

Hi Fred,

From memory, didn't Porsche also advise your mechanics to change out the front clamp/flexplate piece with a new one, besides the 10% over value of the torque for the front pinch bolt?
...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-18-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,888
Posted By Black Sea RD

I don't believe the pinch bolts stretch out and...

I don't believe the pinch bolts stretch out and loosen much at all.

I strongly believe that many mechanics/owners do not use a torque wrench to correctly set the pinch bolts at their proper...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By Black Sea RD

Great video thank you for sharing! Very glad to...

Great video thank you for sharing! Very glad to see the Coke car on the track being enjoyed.

That tire squeal sure sounds like you need some stickier tires on the car, stating the obvious I...
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