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Yesterday, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Doug_B_928

Bump.... Anyone know if the 79 NA has a headlight...

Bump.... Anyone know if the 79 NA has a headlight dimmer relay (which would mean the owner's manual is incorrect)?
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Doug_B_928

I finally had a chance to get the 928 out of...

I finally had a chance to get the 928 out of winter storage and spend a little time today trying to diagnose the hi-lo beam issues. Recall the issue is that when I turn on the headlights, they are...
05-26-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,084
Posted By Doug_B_928

Yes, it does seem to be an ambiguous code....

Yes, it does seem to be an ambiguous code. Hopefully in your case simply changing the coil will solve it. I'd swap coils on left and right banks and see if the code changes.

Yes, that's my 79 928....
05-26-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,084
Posted By Doug_B_928

In my case it was leaking injectors. When scoping...

In my case it was leaking injectors. When scoping the cylinders the dealership noticed the injectors were leaking and they contacted their 'higher-ups' to see if that could be the problem. The...
11-03-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks very much for the real-world feedback!

Thanks very much for the real-world feedback!
10-31-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Doug_B_928

Towing with V6 vs. V8

I have been using a 957S for towing my 20' enclosed trailer (with an additional 5' v-nose) for several years. I usually make a 4 or so round trips of 250 miles per year, so not a lot of towing. The...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-09-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Doug_B_928

I finally had a chance to check the wires. They...

I finally had a chance to check the wires. They are covered in a plastic sheath so I couldnít see the actual wires (except for where they enter the connector at the back of the headlight) but there...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-05-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks Alan. Iíll check those wires and report...

Thanks Alan. Iíll check those wires and report back.
Forum: 928 Forum
07-04-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Doug_B_928

Strange behaviour re hi-lo beams

Hey guys. Unfortunately I'm not here very often these days because I'm too busy doing the (seemingly endless) metal work on my 914 restoration project. I'm looking forward to spending more time here...
05-11-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,234
Posted By Doug_B_928

Congratulations!!!’ Glad you got it back and...

Congratulations!!!’ Glad you got it back and relatively unscathed is even better.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-22-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,033
Posted By Doug_B_928

Hey Stan. It's great to hear from you. All of my...

Hey Stan. It's great to hear from you. All of my car time has been spent on my restoration of my basket-case 914 project. I'll be in touch when I get around to the WUR. Your assistance with all...
11-28-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,867
Posted By Doug_B_928

Last I heard 928 Motorsports had a package for...

Last I heard 928 Motorsports had a package for rebuilding these motors.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-30-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks very much Griff!

Thanks very much Griff!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-29-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Doug_B_928

Great information, thanks. The few times of done...

Great information, thanks. The few times of done it on other cars (using 12oz cans with a can tapper), I've always just opened it up and let it flow into the low side port. Most instructional...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-29-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Doug_B_928

Charge A/C on both low and high sides??

I was reading some instructions for charging the A/C on a 997.1. In my past (limited) experience the charging is done only on the low side. However, what I read said the following:

-Do not allow...
05-12-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks, I'll give that a try!

Thanks, I'll give that a try!
05-11-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks very much for the info. Please do report...

Thanks very much for the info. Please do report back on what you find when you have it apart again. My DS definitely has much less tension on it when I manually fold it in as compared to the PS. ...
05-10-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Doug_B_928

Extra drag from mirror extensions causing mirror to fold in

When towing on the highway, the extra drag from the extension mirrors I put on (I think they're called the Aero mirrors) causes the driver's side mirror to intermittently fold in (when the wind hits...
05-04-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Doug_B_928

Thanks very much! PM sent.

Thanks very much! PM sent.
05-03-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Doug_B_928

Primarily a rough idle with a trouble code for...

Primarily a rough idle with a trouble code for the 'variable valve lifter'. I replaced the valve lifter solenoid, which is usually the source of the problem (see my write-up on the procedure for...
05-03-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Doug_B_928

957 Lifters

It looks like I might need to buy some new intake lifters. Does anyone know from where they can purchased (aside from the dealer)? I'm not seeing them on the usual websites (Suncoast, Pelican, ECS,...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,068
Posted By Doug_B_928

Looks great Guy. Congratulations!!!

Looks great Guy. Congratulations!!!
04-14-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,084
Posted By Doug_B_928

I know, it surprised me the first time I read the...

I know, it surprised me the first time I read the specs and when I told the service manager at the dealership what I had found on my own compression test he didn't believe me. According do the...
04-14-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,084
Posted By Doug_B_928

The rough idle persists. It's at the dealer for...

The rough idle persists. It's at the dealer for diagnosis and they are a bit stumped as well. The codes came back so they are thinking one or more stuck lifters but they really aren't sure. They...
04-06-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,084
Posted By Doug_B_928

Glad to hear that you're finding it useful. Do...

Glad to hear that you're finding it useful. Do you have a rough idle along with the code? You'll find that I documented every detail and, with the cautions I highlighted, there shouldn't be any...
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