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Forum: 928 Forum
02-10-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By WallyP

Smooth grooves in the rotors just increase...

Smooth grooves in the rotors just increase surface area...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-26-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By WallyP

You have received a lot of good advice on things...

You have received a lot of good advice on things to check. I just wanted to add a bit of background to one of the more likely causes of your problem.

The rear uprights are controlled at the bottom...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-11-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By WallyP

Remove Relay XIV and carefully examine the wiring...

Remove Relay XIV and carefully examine the wiring diagram found on the relay. Identify each of the relay terminals, and then carefully identify the slots in the relay socket.

With ignition and...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-11-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,482
Posted By WallyP

Remember that the dealers didn't drive the car to...

Remember that the dealers didn't drive the car to settle the suspension - they used the pull-down tool specified in the workshop manual...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-23-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By WallyP

I was just curious about the hum. The battery...

I was just curious about the hum. The battery charger explains it (getting some AC humps thru the charger).

Some folks have reported breaking a stuck pump loose by using jumpers from a good...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-23-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By WallyP

DC motors rarely hum when DC voltage is applied....

DC motors rarely hum when DC voltage is applied. Were you testing this with a battery charger or a power supply?
Forum: 928 Forum
10-18-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,403
Posted By WallyP

Ummm, Bob - Perhaps "set" would be a better term...

Ummm, Bob - Perhaps "set" would be a better term than "bank". It's two cylinders per side in each set...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-07-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By WallyP

Those of us in non-snow, non-salt areas have to...

Those of us in non-snow, non-salt areas have to be careful driving on these in cold weather, since the high-performance tires turn into hockey pucks below 40 deg F.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-04-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By WallyP

Vacuum line on the the outer side of the advance...

Vacuum line on the the outer side of the advance can is advance; line on the inner side is retard.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-04-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By WallyP

Cylinder wall wear is very, very rarely a problem...

Cylinder wall wear is very, very rarely a problem on the 928 engine, barring lubrication failure, glass bead contamination, etc.

The wear you are measuring (much less than any normal device could...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-04-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,661
Posted By WallyP

+1 With the hood closed, look carefully to...

+1

With the hood closed, look carefully to see if the center of the hood is lifted slightly at the edges.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-02-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,401
Posted By WallyP

It is virtually unknown for a 928 owner to want...

It is virtually unknown for a 928 owner to want less light in the pod. Many 928's have a by-passed dimmer - no real reason to replace it.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-29-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By WallyP

Thanks for all of the birthday wishes! Good to...

Thanks for all of the birthday wishes! Good to hear from each of you...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-29-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By WallyP

One of the more common causes for this is called...

One of the more common causes for this is called "bypassing". After long use, the lips of the rubber cups in the master cylinder both wear and harden. Eventually, the cups get to the point where the...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-29-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By WallyP

You might find it interesting to investigate...

You might find it interesting to investigate friction welding of plastics. Basically, you spin a short piece of 1/8" plastic rod in a Dremel or similar tool, apply the spinning rod to the crack/seam...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-29-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By WallyP

There have been reports of a few 928's with over...

There have been reports of a few 928's with over 500,000 miles and still running well.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-19-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,775
Posted By WallyP

Congratulations! Enjoy the time machine... ...

Congratulations! Enjoy the time machine...

Exterior is the same as my early '86 - Iris Blue is beautiful, whether it is the early light blue or the later very dark blue. My interior is chocolate...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-06-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By WallyP

The cheap replacements seem to be suspect - pay...

The cheap replacements seem to be suspect - pay for the OEM.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-05-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,002
Posted By WallyP

GM doesn't say not to use it, but they do say (or...

GM doesn't say not to use it, but they do say (or did the last time I looked) that it wasn't approved for usage in power steering systems. I suspect that only means that they haven't tested it in...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-02-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By WallyP

StratfordShark said: "Michael with wheels off...

StratfordShark said:
"Michael with wheels off ground at rear and turning one, the other rotates opposite direction with LSD.

I only noticed this for first time when I was working on my...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-02-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,152
Posted By WallyP

Will be 74 on 9/28. There used to be two or three...

Will be 74 on 9/28. There used to be two or three of us born on 9/28 - I may be the only survivor.

The math says that with 40 people, the odds of a matching birthday are about 50/50, so perhaps...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-30-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,522
Posted By WallyP

Hmmm... I wonder what boiling would do to...

Hmmm...

I wonder what boiling would do to the round white connectors for the ABS/Brake Pad circuits - the ones that turn to cheese.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-27-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By WallyP

I discovered that I could chip/scrape the outer...

I discovered that I could chip/scrape the outer silver layer off of the '90GT intake in a couple of hours with plastic scrapers, leaving the original gray "primer" (?) coating intact. A few coats of...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-27-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By WallyP

Or you can send/take your speedometer to a good...

Or you can send/take your speedometer to a good speedometer shop and have it cleaned and lubricated.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-27-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By WallyP

Warranty is one reason for going with Walmart -...

Warranty is one reason for going with Walmart - their warranty is good at any store. The Advance system means that the store in BF Egypt doesn't know you or have a record of your purchase. The store...
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