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Forum: 928 Forum
03-22-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By dr bob

I would start with the basics. Fuses,...

I would start with the basics. Fuses, relay-relay-relay if it applied, and clean the grounds.

I'd also check with your detailer to see if they removed the mirrors as part of the detailing. Or...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By dr bob

What 928 would you race? Your big-displacement...

What 928 would you race? Your big-displacement stroker with flares and tires and suspension hardly "remotely look like production cars". How about "I just want mine to be a little "more equal" so I...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By dr bob

Take a good look at the valley under the intake...

Take a good look at the valley under the intake manifold. Crankcase vent hoses and sometimes cam tower gaskets will leak oil into the valley. From there it migrates towards the rear, where it goes...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By dr bob

Don't want to derail the OP's thread, so I waited...

Don't want to derail the OP's thread, so I waited until more folks had a chance to look and reply.

Way back in 2017, I swapped in new motor mounts from 928 International, part of an oil sump...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Admin: SITM 2019
Views: 1,017
Posted By dr bob

I think daily-driving is the best way to keep a...

I think daily-driving is the best way to keep a 928 sorted. Plus it 'distributes' upkeep tasks over a longer period to reduce specific discomfort levels, vs. trying to get everything done/fixed/etc...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 07:39 PM
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By dr bob

Casual thought -- If you have the factory...

Casual thought --

If you have the factory cat installed in Cali, there's no reason not to run the pump and keep the plumbing intact. If you have an approved aftermarket cat in Cali, does it need...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By dr bob

Those bushings are molded in place on the arms,...

Those bushings are molded in place on the arms, and for the front they are molded into the carrier too. There is no rubbing. In the front carrier, if there's rubbing it means that you need to...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By dr bob

Simon brings up a good point. Prior to posting,...

Simon brings up a good point. Prior to posting, the OP Frugal928 PM'd for some details on what he needed for the project. I need to go find the PM thread, but I'm almost positive (appropriate...)...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By dr bob

I look forward to it! Seems we are up to...

I look forward to it!


Seems we are up to 28 distinct micro-breweries at this point. At some point soon we'll have to arrange a 928 gathering here that includes some pub-crawl activities for...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By dr bob

We laugh, but... That fitting was actually used...

We laugh, but... That fitting was actually used to fill the mount with glycol fluid during manufacturing. Glycol was used to keep it from freezing, or boiling out from the engine heat.

"Modern"...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By dr bob

Nice write-up! I suspect that the clear...

Nice write-up!

I suspect that the clear sleeves on your crimp connections are heat-shrink. Try a little heat and see if they grab the wire.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,580
Posted By dr bob

Related: I was looking for fasteners on another...

Related: I was looking for fasteners on another project, and stumbled upon bolts with nylon inserts to keep them from vibrating loose. I didn't look for them in 6mm sizes, but might for next time...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,580
Posted By dr bob

My solution on my '67 XKE was to paint the inside...

My solution on my '67 XKE was to paint the inside of the lower block with Glyptol, a GE coating intended for generators. Hint came from a "how to hot-rod the small-block Chevy" book by some guy...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By dr bob

No flame intended, and welcome to Rennlist. I...

No flame intended, and welcome to Rennlist. I wasn't implying that you were attempting to mislead. We do get a share of the drop-in spam-bot "users" with posts or references to something completely...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By dr bob

Maybe you could reinflate those through those...

Maybe you could reinflate those through those ports on the bottom.

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Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,449
Posted By dr bob

FWIW, trying to guess at toe settings with the...

FWIW, trying to guess at toe settings with the naked eye is, well, no better than a guess. I saw the movie but the camera angles and lens choices just made it worse.

The jackstands-and-strings...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By dr bob

If it's the same relay that's used in my later...

If it's the same relay that's used in my later (1989) S4 with EZK, that "extra circuitry" is a fuse tester. Handy but no need to spend extra for it at replacement time. Use a standard 53b Bosch or...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By dr bob

The carpeted cover next to the passenger seat...

The carpeted cover next to the passenger seat hides the aux amplifier and some other critical pieces like the fan controller and a engine controls diagnostic plug. Power for the head unit passes...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By dr bob

members: OP is a new user with only 2 posts...

members:

OP is a new user with only 2 posts on RL. He's offering guidance on a "problem" that doesn't commonly exist for 928 owners. No warning bells went off when I selected the link, but that...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By dr bob

Many common "cooling system cleaners" are...

Many common "cooling system cleaners" are caustic-based, and will stain the block dark gray if not completely flushed out after treatment. Stick an inspection mirror or you ore-scope camera into the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By dr bob

I have used the foam cannon on other engines that...

I have used the foam cannon on other engines that are no more than casually dusty, but it doesn't do a lot for grease/oil deposits.

For those playing along at home, a foam gun or foam cannon is...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-19-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By dr bob

The belts are in fact the culprit. There's an...

The belts are in fact the culprit. There's an auto-reverse function that watches to see the cassette stop at the end of direction. With a tired/broken belt the tape never moves. Try rotating the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-18-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,277
Posted By dr bob

Pete-- I voted to pull the motor for the...

Pete--

I voted to pull the motor for the headgaskets. Even though you added the unrealistic qualifier that this is the only thing you will do. There's No Such Thing as "just replacing the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-17-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By dr bob

The alternator and the intake temp switch are my...

The alternator and the intake temp switch are my biggest worries on the 928. There are some solenoid valves for the intake flappy and such that can do without chemical cleaner contact. Also -- the...
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