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Forum: 993 Forum
04-13-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,600
Posted By Garth S

Never progressed to threading/bolting - the roll...

Never progressed to threading/bolting - the roll pin proved to be a mere elegant AND pragmatic solution. The radial force exerted by a compressed roll pin acts in an axial direction of both inner tie...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,600
Posted By Garth S

Nope! ;) The inner tie rod half is largely...

Nope! ;)

The inner tie rod half is largely contained within a cylindrical 'can' of mild steer, ~ 1.5" diameter and 2.7" long ( on the outboard side extents the female threaded coupling to accept...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-12-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,600
Posted By Garth S

In response to a couple of PM's received today,...

In response to a couple of PM's received today, yes - the original jig of 2008 eventually made it back 'home'.

The pilot hole of 5/32" grew to some much larger convoluted hole a wood worm would be...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-06-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,387
Posted By Garth S

In '80, I was driving a '76 Datsun 280Z (...

In '80, I was driving a '76 Datsun 280Z ( midnight blue) and an International Harvester Scout II ( brick red-brown) ....
Forum: 928 Forum
10-19-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Garth S

Hi Malcolm, Non-interference - aerosol...

Hi Malcolm,

Non-interference - aerosol fogging oil in the plug wells and (gently) turn the crank. If it turns, even with the TB off, likely good to go and proceed to a TB/WP, far easier than an S4...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-28-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Garth S

.... use the plug from a Bosch fuel injector to...

.... use the plug from a Bosch fuel injector to make a tidy jumper: fits in the harness with a 'click' - no tape req'd ...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By Garth S

Are the 'cans' on your rack bushings rolled over...

Are the 'cans' on your rack bushings rolled over ( thereby fixing the bushing to the rack) or simply pressed in to the OE flared flange of the bushing?

I had played with the non flared version...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-15-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Garth S

Slight addendum to the 'old' thread :).... I...

Slight addendum to the 'old' thread :).... I cannot recall the specifics of #10 bearing, so bear in mind that some of these assemblies have an insert pressed into the inner race ( to match the od...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-20-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Garth S

Fairly straight forward to 'DIY' the restitching...

Fairly straight forward to 'DIY' the restitching if one does not rush the job, and two curved needles plus thread keeps it in the $10 zone; I did one as seen...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-21-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Garth S

Have also had long term success with Bosch plugs...

Have also had long term success with Bosch plugs .... but use the silver electrode versions: WR7DS for 32V, and WR8DS for 16V: they seem immune to erosion at the gap, and have a great life span.
Forum: 928 Forum
05-01-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By Garth S

Do the dash/pod icons light up and/or flicker...

Do the dash/pod icons light up and/or flicker when there is an immanent engine stall? This is often another indicator of a failing electrical switch 'half' of the ignition cylinder.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-17-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,429
Posted By Garth S

Go pick up a pair of 'end nippers' at any hdw....

Go pick up a pair of 'end nippers' at any hdw. store/Amazon..... generally ~ $10: if not too aggressive, they do a credible job on...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-04-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Garth S

Always clockwise facing the front - with lube in...

Always clockwise facing the front - with lube in cylinders and plugs out, easy to turn with standard socket handle - plugs in, torque wrench works great .... and guessing your 35-40lbs-ft will met...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-04-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Garth S

As we continue with the gratuitous advice & tips...

As we continue with the gratuitous advice & tips , that is a good point on eventually spinning the engine via the starter: there is a caveat to be aware of .... on a long dormant 928, it is highly...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-03-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Garth S

One can do it from the top, but with difficulty....

One can do it from the top, but with difficulty. It is far easier to secure the front end on jack stands and drop the undertray ( handful of screws): then, fish a 27mm socket on a 1.5" - 3" extension...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-18-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Garth S

Certainly no spacers on the fronts ;) .... what...

Certainly no spacers on the fronts ;) .... what I'm sure that I had overlooked in my cautionary comment is that my car is an early model ('80) ... and with the S4 on ( even '86.5's), there were...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-17-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Garth S

I've had 25mm spacers under the CS wheels w/o...

I've had 25mm spacers under the CS wheels w/o issues for eons - with the std 225/50 on front, full lock is at the point of touching , so worth doing a dimensional check w. 245's on front.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-17-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 516,333
Posted By Garth S

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

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Still attached to these ... 8" & 9" Club Sports
Forum: 928 Forum
02-09-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Garth S

Pull all injectors and rails, and carefully cut...

Pull all injectors and rails, and carefully cut all hose bits from the barbs and from under the 'mushroom' captive end caps - these can be reused w/o clamps if done correctly.
Source a couple...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-03-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By Garth S

To slightly expand on an earlier comment ........

To slightly expand on an earlier comment ..... perhaps should add that this GREEN coax cable carries the Hall Effect signal from the distributor directly to the TZS spark module, which in turn...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-30-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By Garth S

Anyway, as you have jumpered the ECU relay, and...

Anyway, as you have jumpered the ECU relay, and confirmed that the injectors are not chattering away ( use a stethoscope or wood dowel on injector to your ear), then it appears that it is starting on...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-29-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By Garth S

Hey - cut me a little slack: things are different...

Hey - cut me a little slack: things are different on the other side of the border :D
You Sir are absolutely correct - 8th from the left!! ;)
Forum: 928 Forum
01-27-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By Garth S

Pull relay XVI ( L-jetronic) ... 8th slot from...

Pull relay XVI ( L-jetronic) ... 8th slot from right, top row and either jumper equivalent of 30 to 87 ( may be two load sides on that relay, sic 87a/87b - do 'all' 87's) -- or pull relay cover,...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-24-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Garth S

Also agree to check the ribbon connectors to the...

Also agree to check the ribbon connectors to the central informer "silver box" - it acts as an analogue/digital converter (IIRC) to drive the gauges. If the fuses & CI check out, pull relay #11 &...
Forum: 993 Forum
11-25-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,810
Posted By Garth S

Captures my reaction also ....one could attach an...

Captures my reaction also ....one could attach an oil filter to the reservoir the size & shape of an elephant's Johnson - and have zero impact on the actual oil level, provided the stick read mid way...
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