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Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
Posted By jheis

Bob: I have a pair of good "S" calipers off of...

Bob:
I have a pair of good "S" calipers off of my '82 from when I did the S4 conversion if you're interested. I'm up in Santa Rosa...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By jheis

You say all the usual suspects have been...

You say all the usual suspects have been addressed...
Does that include the crank position sensor? My '89 exhibited similar symptoms.
New CPS cured it (actually, it was the disintegrated...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By jheis

It's real simple to disable the factory alarm. ...

It's real simple to disable the factory alarm.

You just locate "Plug Z" at the bottom of your central electrical panel in the passenger side foot well, pull plug Z off and insert a jumper between...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-19-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,959
Posted By jheis

I use anti-seize, tighten the screws to make sure...

I use anti-seize, tighten the screws to make sure the discs are fully seated and then back the screws off half a turn. Whoever is "in there" next will thank you....
Forum: 928 Forum
01-19-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By jheis

He's still running an ad on the local CL: ...

He's still running an ad on the local CL:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/pts/d/porsche-928-refinished-dash/6459392322.html

Beware....
Forum: 928 Forum
01-17-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By jheis

V1 . Saved my butt many times, usually because...

V1 . Saved my butt many times, usually because the detector picked up the signal far in the distance when they were shooting at someone else. Lets you know there is a bear hunting in the area so you...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-06-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By jheis

I have no experience with RHD cars, but on LHD...

I have no experience with RHD cars, but on LHD cars, I've found that it is relatively straight forward (but not easy) to get a wrench on the mounting nuts on 16 valve cars.
32 valve cars are a...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-01-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By jheis

Happened to me the first weekend I had my '82 (23...

Happened to me the first weekend I had my '82 (23 years ago).
Left my home in San Francisco and drove down to Santa Cruz. Stopped to visit a friend in Boulder Creek and parked under a tree. My...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-29-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,566
Posted By jheis

A bit off topic, but those rear flares reminded...

A bit off topic, but those rear flares reminded me of Herbie Herbert's car (Journey manager/Nocturne Productions).
Anyone know the car or what happened to it? Last time I saw it was when it was...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-26-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By jheis

Not. My '82 was originally titled to the...

Not.

My '82 was originally titled to the wine broker owner's corporation as a "company car." After he depreciated it out, he sold it to himself and I bought it from him.

So, technically, I'm...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-26-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By jheis

That's tifosi to you, Bud....

That's tifosi to you, Bud....
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By jheis

Yeah, nothing "quick" about parasitic drain...

Yeah, nothing "quick" about parasitic drain questions....
Forum: 928 Forum
09-16-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By jheis

Oops

Oops
Forum: 928 Forum
09-08-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By jheis

Both versions are aluminum (or alloy). The one...

Both versions are aluminum (or alloy). The one that broke off was kinda like a seam welded hollow aluminum tube - to save weight, I suppose....

The solid cast version looks more like the brake...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-02-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By jheis

Hope it fares better than that Karman Ghia....

Hope it fares better than that Karman Ghia....
Forum: 928 Forum
09-02-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By jheis

Years ago, the clutch pedal in my '82 started to...

Years ago, the clutch pedal in my '82 started to feel kind of "wonky." I was in the middle of pre-running the tour I was leading for the inaugural PCA Escape when the clutch pedal broke off leaving...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-10-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,482
Posted By jheis

I used to occasionally see a continental orange...

I used to occasionally see a continental orange 928 parked on the street here in Santa Rosa, CA. So, there's one more for the club.

Don't know who owned it or what happened to it. Haven't seen it...
Replies: 286
Views: 16,491
Posted By jheis

I stumbled onto the new format yesterday. I...

I stumbled onto the new format yesterday.

I attempted to reply to a post and my reply ended up in the "related thread" (which was not in any way related to the thread I was attempting to respond...
Forum: 991 Turbo
08-03-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By jheis

Well, that was waste of time.... Ooops. ...

Well, that was waste of time....

Ooops. Don't know how I ended up in this thread. Apparently someone hijacked the regular Rennlist while I wasn't paying attention.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-16-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jheis

Friend of mine couldn't resist taking his newly...

Friend of mine couldn't resist taking his newly acquired '84 out for a spin on the old rock hard tires that came on the car. Got a little exuberant and put it into the trees going sideways. I've...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-16-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By jheis

Both are Bilsteins, part of the "competition...

Both are Bilsteins, part of the "competition group." The gold rears are height adjustable, the green fronts are fixed height (non-adjustable) and NLA (as far as I know).

To fit adjustable front...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-16-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jheis

The wheels will be fine, but you need to lose the...

The wheels will be fine, but you need to lose the ancient Dunlops....
Forum: 928 Forum
06-04-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By jheis

I'm jealous. Back circa '71 I drove from...

I'm jealous.

Back circa '71 I drove from Ramstein AB, left my "no papers" Karmen Ghia in a car park near the Swiss border then hopped by air and rail to Valencia Spain where I met my girlfriend...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-31-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By jheis

Yeah, use a magnet....

Yeah, use a magnet....
Forum: 928 Forum
05-24-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,222
Posted By jheis

Doesn't even count as "beer." :D

Doesn't even count as "beer." :D
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