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05-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By turkis_tii

Help! Locked-up ebrake

My left rear wheel locked up today while driving, thankfully very slowly. The handbrake lever was buried into the carpeting. I was able to back up and release the brake. I've been unable to see...
04-07-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,941
Posted By turkis_tii

Sleeve removal--newbie question

OK, let's say theoretically if one were to cut past the metal sleeve into the control arm using the hacksaw, what are the consequences. How likely will that lead to a fracture with occasional DE's?...
11-05-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By turkis_tii

Just to widen the search field, those connectors...

Just to widen the search field, those connectors were used on other cars of that period, like BMWs.
09-15-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By turkis_tii

I put a cord through the old one before I removed...

I put a cord through the old one before I removed it. I then taped the end of the rope to the end of the new hose to pull it through. As I hadn't dropped the gas tank, I had to pull the steel fitting...
06-24-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,695
Posted By turkis_tii

My question also, son has six years in karts,...

My question also, son has six years in karts, 5-day Skip Barber, and we are renting cars to see what he likes. Depends on what YOUR son wants to do! If racing, get a momentum car like a 944 or SM....
06-11-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,285
Posted By turkis_tii

I read an account by a famous driver that they...

I read an account by a famous driver that they would weld square bars or angle iron, like 1/4" x-section, onto the length of the sway bars to increase the stiffness. I'm not an engineer, but it seems...
04-30-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By turkis_tii

1. Your paint probably won't match ((except maybe...

1. Your paint probably won't match ((except maybe your bumpers)
2. Prevals need highly thinned paint, to the point where it will probably run. They are basically a fraudulent product as far as I...
04-28-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,247
Posted By turkis_tii

SM vs. 911

For what it's worth, my 15 year old son took his first racing training one weekend in an unkempt SM, with ancient tires, at BeaveRun. Second day out, he passed a pristine vintage 70's 911S with a...
04-08-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By turkis_tii

AMP makes these, available at...

AMP makes these, available at http://www.eagleday.com/ampconnectors.html or electrical supply house.
03-20-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 906
Posted By turkis_tii

Next time use a Snapon flare wrench, chill the...

Next time use a Snapon flare wrench, chill the nipple with liquid air or the CRC stuff.
03-08-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By turkis_tii

Intermittant hot no-start

1989 944na with 70K miles. When at operating temp, Engine will not start maybe 1 out of 10 times. If I jiggle the reference sensor cable Connector near the firewall, pushing male and female plugs...
01-29-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By turkis_tii

Location of wiper relay?

I've got an '89 NA and the intermittent wiper function suddenly died, everything else works okay. Forum searches suggests replacing the wiper relay, so I checked fuse/relay box in engine compartment...
01-12-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By turkis_tii

I went with new from Vertex after looking at...

I went with new from Vertex after looking at prices of new cv bearings and figuring the cheap rebuilds are probably nowhere the same quality as oe. I think a lot depends on how worn out yours are and...
12-11-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By turkis_tii

M12x1.5 is correct. I used a ball bearing to...

M12x1.5 is correct. I used a ball bearing to replace the oem ball that rolled down the driveway into the lawn...
12-10-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By turkis_tii

I'll take the fog lights (#20) if the first...

I'll take the fog lights (#20) if the first request falls through.
-John H.
11-12-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By turkis_tii

I stopped using bailing wire. Got a spool of...

I stopped using bailing wire. Got a spool of stainless steel safety wire. BTW, Anyone have comments on brand of tools with price/quality between Craftsman and, say, SnapOn or Mac? (SK was just...
10-10-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By turkis_tii

So, I purchased a '89 944NA with 65,000 Calif....

So, I purchased a '89 944NA with 65,000 Calif. miles a few months ago. I plan to use as a street car with occasional autocross/HPDEs. The axles have +/- 1 cm. play in each direction and the clamps on...
10-09-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,574
Posted By turkis_tii

PM for driver-side mirror and mirror control...

PM for driver-side mirror and mirror control switch (also window switches if not already spoken for).
Thanks
10-08-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,176
Posted By turkis_tii

What would they say?

Only from little kids (Guards Red) and guys who remember '80's cars. I think most assume it's a Toyota or something. One teenager asked if it was the new Ford. After that, it was selective hearing...
07-30-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,386
Posted By turkis_tii

I've been going with Yoko's for some time, IMHO...

I've been going with Yoko's for some time, IMHO you can't go wrong. Quality tires. Just put S-drives on the BMW (summer only, in MD) and like them much more than the Toyo T1Rs I had before--stiffer...
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