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Forum: 928 Forum
02-12-2019, 10:52 AM
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Views: 65,286
Posted By UKKid35

Several years ago I went to an event where Derek...

Several years ago I went to an event where Derek Bell was speaking, specifically because he was the original owner of my car

During the event he was asked what road car he most enjoyed driving now...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,984
Posted By UKKid35

I bet you regret selling that ...

I bet you regret selling that

https://www.evo.co.uk/ford/ford-sierra/20210/ford-sierra-cosworth-rs500-sells-for-113k
Forum: 928 Forum
02-08-2019, 05:05 PM
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Views: 4,984
Posted By UKKid35

My first car - Capri S 3L V6 It prepared me...

My first car - Capri S 3L V6

It prepared me for the fuel consumption of my 928

These photos were taken while on holiday in the Swiss Alps
...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-07-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By UKKid35

That is extremely helpful, I will have to...

That is extremely helpful, I will have to investigate that at some point

I'm not even sure whether the dash light issue is persisting as the car is not being used as it needs a new windscreen...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-03-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

TVR's AJP8 is also 4.5L, but has 91mm bore so...

TVR's AJP8 is also 4.5L, but has 91mm bore so longer stroke than the Ferrari

As far as I can tell there are no vibration issues

Sure, early versions of the 4.2L variant would regularly snap...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-03-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

Great thread - thanks

Great thread - thanks
Forum: 928 Forum
02-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

Definitely not proposing - just idle pondering,...

Definitely not proposing - just idle pondering, having spent all day working on my AJP8
Forum: 928 Forum
02-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

They have balance shafts don't they?

They have balance shafts don't they?
Forum: 928 Forum
02-02-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

If there is anyone who knows about insane...

If there is anyone who knows about insane costs...

Thanks SG, I get it now, piston movement would be totally different on each bank, not just relative to the other bank
Forum: 928 Forum
02-02-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By UKKid35

Flat Plane Crank

Insane costs aside, would it be possible to fit a flat plane crank to a 928

I presume the current cams would still work

Would it shake itself to pieces?

I seem to remember some Ferrari...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-02-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,619
Views: 711,269
Posted By UKKid35

On Jan 8th I started the process of getting my...

On Jan 8th I started the process of getting my cracked windscreen replaced by requesting quotes
On the 15th the quote was authorised by the insurance company
I am still waiting for the installer to...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-01-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By UKKid35

Thanks Jon, I have used them before to check a...

Thanks Jon, I have used them before to check a starter motor for me

Going to order a Beru GER004 unless someone advises against

I know this is not Bosch, but Porsche does use Beru as OEM for...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-31-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By UKKid35

Many thanks - I had no idea they existed, or that...

Many thanks - I had no idea they existed, or that they would be mounted upside down

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/801748-coin-holder-trivia.html
Forum: 928 Forum
01-30-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By UKKid35

Angry The Horror!

What's the worst thing you have found when working on your (or your customer's) car?

I first found this 15 years ago, and even though I usually can't see it I always know it's there (on both...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-30-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By UKKid35

Just curious, what is the cut-out next to the...

Just curious, what is the cut-out next to the courtesy light for?
Forum: 928 Forum
01-30-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By UKKid35

Can anyone point me to a link for a brush set for...

Can anyone point me to a link for a brush set for the alternator?

The car is a 87 S4 as per the avatar, it is an early ROW model if that matters

Many thanks
Forum: 928 Forum
01-12-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,515
Views: 2,411,036
Posted By UKKid35

Le Mans Bugatti - about eight years ago ...

Le Mans Bugatti - about eight years ago

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Forum: 928 Forum
01-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11,515
Views: 2,411,036
Posted By UKKid35

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Forum: 928 Forum
01-12-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11,515
Views: 2,411,036
Posted By UKKid35

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Forum: 928 Forum
12-25-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,485
Posted By UKKid35

Me too (or perhaps I should say "Me as well") ...

Me too (or perhaps I should say "Me as well")

Except I've only ever owned one Porsche, and I've only done 500 jumps, so I'm a bit of a novice at both
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By UKKid35

There's no line of sight so it's very easy to...

There's no line of sight so it's very easy to damage the allen key head

Apparently the best way to undo them is to heat the machine screws with a oxy acetylene torch first

That's beyond my...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-20-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By UKKid35

TLDR - but unless I've missed it, no one has...

TLDR - but unless I've missed it, no one has mentioned corrosion under the calipers stainless plates

This is a massive issue with the Brembos, so even if your car isn't suffering from this now, it...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-20-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,662
Posted By UKKid35

Many thanks to Alan I would never have...

Many thanks to Alan

I would never have attempted this job without seeing his write-up

However this was on Theo's site, so I didn't see the great photos that were added by NoVector and others
...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-19-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7,619
Views: 711,269
Posted By UKKid35

Sorry to be a miserable sod, but it would be...

Sorry to be a miserable sod, but it would be better off on top of the passenger tray

Underneath the passenger tray is where you passengers knees will end up if they submarine in the event of an...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-14-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,311
Posted By UKKid35

Bought some Thanks

Bought some

Thanks
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