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Forum: 928 Forum
06-23-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,382
Posted By SharkSkin

I don't really care if my experience is typical,...

I don't really care if my experience is typical, or more specifically I don't care if you think it's typical(it is, on early cars). I would just prefer a more robust system.

I have a different...
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06-22-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,382
Posted By SharkSkin

Unlike the generic BS theory that you are relying...

Unlike the generic BS theory that you are relying on here, this is NOT in my head. The theory itself is not BS, pretending that it is applicable in all cases IS. After getting stuck in traffic for...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,382
Posted By SharkSkin

Not my favorite use case, but it is a use case...

Not my favorite use case, but it is a use case that I encounter and when I do, I don't need the added stress of watching my voltmeter drop and having to rev the engine to get it to keep up with...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,382
Posted By SharkSkin

How does insufficient charging at idle not fit...

How does insufficient charging at idle not fit the criteria bolded above? :confused:

Stuck in traffic, raining with defrost on(means AC is running) plus lights and wipers, then the big pusher fan...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,939
Posted By SharkSkin

That was epic! Actually both of them were. And...

That was epic! Actually both of them were. And they were the subject of more than a few laughs and toasts over the rest of the weekend. Probably minimal stress on the transmission while doing it, as...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By SharkSkin

Rigged, I guess that's down to semantics. The...

Rigged, I guess that's down to semantics. The odds are miniscule, unless you account for the fact that it was planned in which case the odds are pretty good. :D I reset the trip odo when the main odo...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By SharkSkin

On an '80 you may be stuck with a v-belt, and the...

On an '80 you may be stuck with a v-belt, and the diameters on the v-belts don't go as small as they do on the flat belts. Since the 928 has a relatively small crank pulley this may be he difference...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By SharkSkin

That's signature material right there. Just...

That's signature material right there. Just insert any Porsche model in place of 951. :D

Will post here if I see anything. :cheers:
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By SharkSkin

http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Smiley_Misc-...

http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Smiley_Misc-Agree.gif I would suggest you do it before even trying to get it to fire. If the belt is slack maybe they didn't put the tensioner together right....
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,235
Posted By SharkSkin

I've got to wonder what sort of noise that thing...

I've got to wonder what sort of noise that thing was making as it filled the TT up with rusty powdered spline, and why it went ignored for so long.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,939
Posted By SharkSkin

I would like to be able to help but my schedule...

I would like to be able to help but my schedule is likely to be pretty mercurial in early July. Will keep an eye on the thread for updates.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,189
Posted By SharkSkin

You never know what the future may hold. I was...

You never know what the future may hold. I was all about keeping my car as clean as humanly possible but I traded all of that for a long dirt driveway. :roflmao:

There will come a day when I can...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,189
Posted By SharkSkin

Agreed. I've been going there for 30+ years and...

Agreed. I've been going there for 30+ years and nobody else in the South bay is even close bang/buck.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-17-2015, 01:01 AM
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By SharkSkin

No worries. I agree, it's not...

No worries.

I agree, it's not super-critical, and I share your annoyance of having it read out an obviously wrong value. I have helped a lot of people resolve this problem over the years and have...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By SharkSkin

I'm not trying to say that you did anything...

I'm not trying to say that you did anything wrong. I wasn't aware that you had performed a direct check of the gauge when I posted.

Here is my reasoning behind performing the other maintenance...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By SharkSkin

Also, when draining -- AFTER getting the fill...

Also, when draining -- AFTER getting the fill plug out, as Jim mentioned -- be sure to remove the front drain plug as well so you drain it completely. On my trans the front plug had a magnet on it,...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By SharkSkin

Ah, one of those... :roflmao: :rockon:

Ah, one of those... :roflmao:

:rockon:
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,939
Posted By SharkSkin

Very sorry to hear this, Bill. You must have run...

Very sorry to hear this, Bill. You must have run over a piece of Kryptonite at some point. Maybe it was a small piece and it only took out the B2 piston? Sure sounds like it's worth a look vs doing a...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By SharkSkin

What year car? On early cars the tach signal goes...

What year car? On early cars the tach signal goes through the CE panel. Generally the tach signal goes to the fuel pump relay, on the very early cars it also goes to the AC compressor relay....
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By SharkSkin

Congrats! We all like to celebrate our...

Congrats! We all like to celebrate our milestones:

http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Pages_GM_R05-928-Milestone.jpg
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,189
Posted By SharkSkin

You'll need a LOT of those little bottles of...

You'll need a LOT of those little bottles of white-out to start... :to_order:
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By SharkSkin

I'd say disconnect the battery and drop the CE...

I'd say disconnect the battery and drop the CE panel. You shouldn't have to disconnect anything to get a look at the backside. If it looks like anything has been burnt or spliced, pull it and repair...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By SharkSkin

I would recommend cleaning the CE panel...

I would recommend cleaning the CE panel (http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Pages_SA_R04-Bzzzzzt.htm), cleaning up the electrical connections in the pod...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By SharkSkin

http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Smiley_Misc-...

http://members.rennlist.com/sharkskin/Smiley_Misc-+1.gif

Eagleday also stocks lots of the odd-sized spade and bullet terminals too, like the CE terminals and the round ones on the combo switch.
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