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Forum: 928 Forum
10-14-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,087
Posted By Optimator

Put me down for 2 please. Thanks! -Jon

Put me down for 2 please.

Thanks!
-Jon
Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Optimator

I compared a '78 bellhousing to a later one and...

I compared a '78 bellhousing to a later one and found that the surface that the ball stud mounts to is not in the exact same fore/aft location relative to the bellhousing mounting surfaces. If I...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-14-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By Optimator

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Forum: 928 Forum
09-03-2015, 04:00 AM
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08-12-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,523
Posted By Optimator

I see the air box straps as being disposable...

I see the air box straps as being disposable maintenance items, kind of like tires. As they age, they stretch and no longer seal the air box properly. Personally, I'd rather have 4 new non-original...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By Optimator

Has anyone ever rebuilt the old style throwout...

Has anyone ever rebuilt the old style throwout bearing? Kind of annoying having to change out the fork and the bellhousing just to get the later style bearing. It is most unfortunate that the later...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-07-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By Optimator

Since you have a '78, you should look at Dave...

Since you have a '78, you should look at Dave Anderson's site. The clutch job is divided into several pages with lots of good photos.
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Forum: 928 Forum
06-29-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Optimator

If I'm seeing the video correctly, at the end,...

If I'm seeing the video correctly, at the end, after you release your prying tool from the IP spring, it looks like there is still a gap between the IP ring and the rear disc. That suggests to me...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-29-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Optimator

Just curious: does the '82 clutch pack you...

Just curious: does the '82 clutch pack you installed include the throwout bearing, or are you re-using the old one?

There are opportunities for problems caused by mixing incompatible parts. The...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Optimator

If it was ever registered in California, it...

If it was ever registered in California, it should have a BAR (Bureau of Automotive Repair) tag in the driver side door jam. The tag will list the emission devices that were added to the car in order...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-09-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Optimator

Keep a fire extinguisher nearby :) ...

Keep a fire extinguisher nearby :)


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Forum: 928 Forum
05-27-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,307
Posted By Optimator

If it’s any consolation, I went through this with...

If it’s any consolation, I went through this with my ‘78 too. First sign of trouble was when the tube nut on the supply line at the firewall sheared in half while trying to loosen the connection. It...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Optimator

Thanks! I just found it in post #15. ...

Thanks! I just found it in post #15.

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/188631-shift-level-lenghts.html
Forum: 928 Forum
04-23-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Optimator

Shift lever geometry

I'm planning on shortening my shift lever to reduce the travel and accommodate a leather boot/knob setup from a later car.

Can anyone post some measurements for a stock lever from an 85-91? The...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-01-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Optimator

Looking at photos of fan shrouds on ebay, I see...

Looking at photos of fan shrouds on ebay, I see what you're talking about. My shroud does not have this part. Looks like it would help.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-31-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Optimator

I notice in your avatar photo a 928MS radiator....

I notice in your avatar photo a 928MS radiator. This radiator is thicker than the stock Behr unit, and all of the connections are moved toward the engine by about 1/2" or so. I recently installed...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-15-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Optimator

+1 for Fedhill. Brakequip is another source...

+1 for Fedhill.

Brakequip is another source for the 90/10 copper-nickel alloy tubing. They call theirs "EziBend".

http://www.brakequip.com/ezibend_tube.html
Forum: 928 Forum
10-14-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,346
Posted By Optimator

This looks great! It addresses all of the various...

This looks great! It addresses all of the various shortcomings (in my opinion) of every other aftermarket electric fan setup I've seen for the 928.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-28-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By Optimator

Another alternative is Viton tubing. It looks...

Another alternative is Viton tubing. It looks like rubber hose (black and dull), is almost as heat resistant as silicone, is stronger, more flexible and resists oil better. On the downside, it is...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-29-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,135
Posted By Optimator

Are we certain that early phone dials were...

Are we certain that early phone dials were painted? Those on my '78 appear to be annodized silver with no clear coat. I don't know if they are original, but it would be hard to believe that someone...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,023
Posted By Optimator

Just to repeat what others have already said: the...

Just to repeat what others have already said: the hot start problem is most likely going to be the accumulator. There are a few other possibilities, but they are less likely.



No. It is...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-03-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Optimator

Rear shift coupler perhaps? The plastic bushings...

Rear shift coupler perhaps? The plastic bushings crack, then fall out, rendering the shifter almost non-functional. Relatively easy to visually inspect.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-19-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By Optimator

Mine are anodized. I also have a set of 951 PD's...

Mine are anodized. I also have a set of 951 PD's that are painted silver metallic.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By Optimator

I'm also going to be trying Greg's baffle. I...

I'm also going to be trying Greg's baffle. I already have the louvered plate, and it does not seem to help.

Next step after that will be adding a Provent. Mounting the Provent on a stock 16V car...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,088
Posted By Optimator

US car companies changed from SAE gross to SAE...

US car companies changed from SAE gross to SAE net ratings starting in 1972. So, for example, a 1971 Corvette with an LT-1 engine was rated at 330 HP, while the exact same engine in 1972 was rated at...
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