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Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By WICruiser

Thanks for the input, the Marketplace ad is...

Thanks for the input, the Marketplace ad is located at: https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1147482

WICruiser
Forum: 928 Forum
06-12-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By WICruiser

Selling my 928

After nearly 15 years of ownership I have decided to sell my 1985 928S.
I basically brought this car back from the dead (not running) and believe it is very sound condition mechanically.
The car...
06-12-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By WICruiser

1985 Porsche 928S

Mechanically sound 1985 Porsche 928 automatic for sale: Mileage in specifics is out of date, actual today is 91,883 (sorry, cannot seem to edit).
The Good:

Timing belt and water pump replaced in...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-04-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By WICruiser

I recently did a timing belt change based on it...

I recently did a timing belt change based on it being 10 years since I did it previously but probably less than 7,000 miles ago. I replaced all of the related parts and rebuilt the tensioner...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-23-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By WICruiser

Roger, what does the 928 606 148 00 include?

Roger, what does the 928 606 148 00 include?
Forum: 928 Forum
04-26-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By WICruiser

I chased this for a while and finally determined...

I chased this for a while and finally determined in my case it was the connector on the front of the center belt cover. The pin and socket connection was not secure enough, apparently due to...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-12-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By WICruiser

I think I have at least one. A lot of travel the...

I think I have at least one. A lot of travel the next week or so but I will try to check this weekend and let you know.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-17-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

I looked at the pump more closely and there are...

I looked at the pump more closely and there are no pits in the surface. There is a paint or ?? surface treatment on the non machined pump surfaces that is no longer in what I suspect are the high...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-15-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

I will look at the parts more carefully to see if...

I will look at the parts more carefully to see if what you are seeing are pits or residual coolant on the surfaces (pictures were taken shortly after disassembly).

Coolant was green, 50/50 mix...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-15-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,433
Posted By WICruiser

It takes all of about 10 seconds to do serious...

It takes all of about 10 seconds to do serious engine damage if the timing belt jumps and your warning system is telling you it is ready and willing to jump at any time.

It can not be said...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-14-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

It has the fully equipped by Porsche version. I...

It has the fully equipped by Porsche version. I believe I have heard it referred to on this site as the Roger Box???
Forum: 928 Forum
03-13-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

I am staying with the original tensioner. I...

I am staying with the original tensioner. I rebuild it when I did the belt previously and it has worked well so I decided to stay with it rather than changing to the Porken version.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-12-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

I am finally getting to this project. To day I...

I am finally getting to this project. To day I have procrastinated is a significant understatement.

I pulled it all apart yesterday. Having been there before and used anti-seize on all the bolts...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-12-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By WICruiser

That could be a picture of mine that I took apart...

That could be a picture of mine that I took apart this weekend. No gasket on the pump, stuck very well to the block. I haven't started the removal process yet so I am looking for any pointers I can...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-25-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By WICruiser

When I bought mine it was also a non-runner. ...

When I bought mine it was also a non-runner.

Did several things you listed but in the end jumped the three critical relays and it came to life. Strange part was putting those same relays back it...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-25-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,593
Posted By WICruiser

I had a problem wit the light coming on, belt...

I had a problem wit the light coming on, belt tension seemed OK, but I was still concerned so I kept checking the belt tension and confirming it was OK. It turned out to be a connection problem...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-08-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By WICruiser

The axiom is relay, relay, relay. In my case my...

The axiom is relay, relay, relay. In my case my '85 was a no start when I bought it but by jumping the three critical relays it fired up, strangely enough replacing the jumper wires one at a time...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-03-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,786
Posted By WICruiser

Randy, any timeline for getting this done? I am...

Randy, any timeline for getting this done? I am not pushing to get my tools back but curious about your timing so that I can start thinking about when I will do mine.

Roger
Forum: 928 Forum
03-31-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,786
Posted By WICruiser

Back to the original question, I go through...

Back to the original question, I go through Milwaukee every week and have the crank lock and kemf tool. Timing may be a bit tricky as I have the same job to do on my '85 in the next month or so. I...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By WICruiser

I am lucky if I get in 300 a year, summer...

I am lucky if I get in 300 a year, summer weekends only and no longer trips.

If I don't burn through a full tank of fuel I know I have a problem in the making even with a large percentage of fresh...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,744
Posted By WICruiser

I am ordering a lower hood latch (928.511.027.02)...

I am ordering a lower hood latch (928.511.027.02) that it appears you have one used one in stock.

Any code that I need to enter to get the sale price?
Forum: 928 Forum
11-03-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,943
Posted By WICruiser

Please put me down for one. I will be ordering...

Please put me down for one. I will be ordering the pump, timing belt, etc. shortly.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-17-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

Hacker, sorry I missed you Saturday - too many...

Hacker, sorry I missed you Saturday - too many irons in the fire.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-12-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

Doc, I appreciate the insight about rarely...

Doc,

I appreciate the insight about rarely driven cars, which mine certainly is. The only thing good about my driving schedule is that it never gets run for less than 10 miles anytime it runs so...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-10-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By WICruiser

Belt is 11 years old, not sure about the brand...

Belt is 11 years old, not sure about the brand but it was part of the timing belt package I bought from 928 International back in 2005 that included all of the rollers, tensioner rebuild parts, water...
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