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Forum: 928 Forum
06-18-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By SteveG

Rear view mirror suggestions

The interior (windshield) mirror fell off. I'm told there are better options, i.e., wider field of view mirrors to replace it with. Anybody have recommendations?
Forum: 928 Forum
06-18-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By SteveG

I watched a mechanic heat and bend a wrench for...

I watched a mechanic heat and bend a wrench for this same issue, i.e., "access" when he was replacing the front end dampers on an '85. Probably not so unusual, but I hadn't seen it before. Artists...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,096
Posted By SteveG

Are you saying that they mix Metric and SAE on...

Are you saying that they mix Metric and SAE on the same vehicle? Somehow I doubt that is what you meant. Not that we don't all already have both sets of tools in our boxes. But there are a few...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,096
Posted By SteveG

I'd have to buy SAE tools to work on it, right?...

I'd have to buy SAE tools to work on it, right? :nono:
Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,091
Admin: 928s for Sale
Views: 925,215
Posted By SteveG

OK. So what's wrong with it? It's the jump post...

OK. So what's wrong with it? It's the jump post cover, right?
Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By SteveG

I'm not familiar with a meter that gives you a %...

I'm not familiar with a meter that gives you a % of the charge. But .85 x 12.5 = 10.63. I'm assuming that is the base that your "% meter" is using?? If that is correct, that is part if not all of...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,708
Posted By SteveG

Yea, that is classy, Randy. But useful for...

Yea, that is classy, Randy.

But useful for those abusers that park in fire lane right next to the supermarket entrance. Mount it on the passenger side for max effect, pull
s- l- o- w- l- y...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-13-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,091
Admin: 928s for Sale
Views: 925,215
Posted By SteveG

'85 Euro -- No Reserve

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1985-Porsche-928-Coupe/223547579836?hash=item340c795dbc:g:~~MAAOSwNT9c~rU3&autorefresh=true

Prussian Blue/Black 5- speed. Very clean, no sun roofy. Cleveland
Forum: 928 Forum
06-11-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,393
Posted By SteveG

Talking Knowledge

So it's a popularity contest, eh? Then I have to ask -

Are you looking for entertainment or technical know-how? I don't understand why this has gone to 30+ posts. The best fights and the best...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-09-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7,091
Admin: 928s for Sale
Views: 925,215
Posted By SteveG

Nice that he compares it to a garden tractor....

Nice that he compares it to a garden tractor. Well, in price anyway. He had some fun with it, now he wants it gone so he can get a better tractor, so I wouldn't worry about the negotiation, it's just...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-02-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By SteveG

This makes me wonder what condition the batt has...

This makes me wonder what condition the batt has been in? How old?
Has it been load tested? Is there a maintainer on it? Check for drain issues? Grounds? Ground strap. I would check these before...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-02-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By SteveG

"The greatest journey starts with but one step" ...

"The greatest journey starts with but one step" Ripe cliche, but true. Best of luck.
Forum: 928 Forum
05-30-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By SteveG

Like everything Porsche, they don't plan for non...

Like everything Porsche, they don't plan for non Porsche mechanics or DIYs to get under the car.

The REAL pain here is the damn belly pans. Post '86 cars have two different pans to thread...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-25-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By SteveG

Nice! Love those single lane blind curves on...

Nice! Love those single lane blind curves on euro highways. I drove a rental in the Lake country once, not like this road, but heavily traveled; sweat bullets on a couple of those. Used the horn...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-18-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,593
Posted By SteveG

Truly one of a kind. I really lusted after this...

Truly one of a kind. I really lusted after this car when it was available. I wonder what the ins will pay on this vehicle?? Probably depend somewhat on how much business the owner does with his ins...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-18-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By SteveG

?? This would seem to be key here, everything...

?? This would seem to be key here, everything about a/c issues needs numbers. If you are only topping it off once every two years or less often, perhaps?, then you are chasing what I would term a...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-18-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,091
Admin: 928s for Sale
Views: 925,215
Posted By SteveG

What Ed said. Also, in real estate they use...

What Ed said.

Also, in real estate they use the term "Ready, Willing and Able" buyer. All three boxes must be checked for the sale to go final. Also for an auction to take place, that statement...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-13-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By SteveG

More free advice. you should replace your ign....

More free advice. you should replace your ign. wires.

Are the fuel lines original? If so you are playing with fire. Not a pun, a friendly warning.
Forum: 928 Forum
05-12-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,426
Posted By SteveG

Well, it just confuses everything, narrows the...

Well, it just confuses everything, narrows the market and re-sale if you ever sell. What does it dyno? That might convince someone of its merits. If you blow the P engine, it is a reasonable...
05-09-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By SteveG

Link to pics is apparently broken: An error...

Link to pics is apparently broken:

An error occurred while processing your request.Reference #30.6ff254b8.1557454246.4c2d759
Forum: 928 Forum
05-08-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By SteveG

You say picture, but no picture posted? I...

You say picture, but no picture posted?

I suspect it it b/c you are still a "user". $17/yr is so cheap for the the help you get here.
Forum: 928 Forum
05-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,906
Posted By SteveG

water pump

The Porsche quote "There is [still] no substitute" comes to mind.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-26-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By SteveG

Schmacher

This is what I use:
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Forum: 928 Forum
04-25-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By SteveG

R-12 "compatible"

For anybody else following this, post #14 is all you need to know AND if you put anything besides R-12 in there (and you are honest) no legit shop will touch it. It will foul their equip and there...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-23-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,107
Posted By SteveG

Very clean, he said it sat for 20? years, in a...

Very clean, he said it sat for 20? years, in a heated environment. I would be concerned about the head gaskets as I think that means the coolant was not changed. It was changed recently when he...
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