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Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By vcompetello

Drop Link Bushing

I had my 1980 euro on the lift the other day and I noticed it was missing a bushing from the front sway bar drop link. I tried looking for the bushing on 928intl and 928gt but they only have the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-16-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By vcompetello

I found some at www.autotoys.com but I'm sure you...

I found some at www.autotoys.com but I'm sure you can find it at many other places if you look online. Good luck with your speakers.

Vinnie
Forum: 928 Forum
03-16-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By vcompetello

When I found this stuff I instantly thought of...

When I found this stuff I instantly thought of this thread. It's called stip calk, it used to be called "dum dum." It's made by 3M. I think it'll work great as an adhesive for the moisture...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-13-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By vcompetello

Ernest...I feel your pain man...

Ernest...I feel your pain man...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-13-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By vcompetello

I'm 95% sure it's not in the tranny. When we...

I'm 95% sure it's not in the tranny. When we took that apart we really went over it meticulously for what we have to change. Plus it's really only 1st gear with the problem. From my understanding...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-13-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By vcompetello

Ok thanks guys. I'll start by bleeding the...

Ok thanks guys. I'll start by bleeding the clutch and checking the linkage since that sort of stuff doesn't cost a dime. If I don't find any problems I'll try a synthetic oil. I have regular 75-90...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-13-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By vcompetello

My problem happens both when it's hot and...

My problem happens both when it's hot and cold...but like I said previously, sometimes I try to shift first and it's perfectly smooth, sometimes it's a real pain. Sounds like the same problem glen...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-12-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By vcompetello

shifting problem need some suggestions

I have an 80 euro 5-spd, I just changed the synchros in the tranny last month. Now it shifts fine but every once in a while it's really really hard to shift into first, but only first. Usually when...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By vcompetello

Sounds like something I'm going to have to deal...

Sounds like something I'm going to have to deal with when I get some money together. Thanks for the info.

Vinnie
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By vcompetello

Rear Hatch Panel Warping??

I've been SLOWLY restoring my 1980 928s euro for about a year now and it's coming along pretty well but there's one spot that's been driving me nuts because I know it's going to be a fortune to fix. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By vcompetello

I'm assuming your car is fully warmed when this...

I'm assuming your car is fully warmed when this happens??
Forum: 928 Forum
03-04-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By vcompetello

80 928s euro 5-spd Pais $1500 Odometer was...

80 928s euro 5-spd
Pais $1500
Odometer was broken but it read 108000 km (about 65k miles)
The transmission was showing synchro wear and the interior was junk.
All things considered I probably...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-26-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By vcompetello

The dim lights are controlled by the...

The dim lights are controlled by the potentiometer under the pod on the left side of the steering wheel. I'd take a look at that first since it's simplest. As far as your interior lights, when I...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-26-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By vcompetello

The white and brown are to the solenoid. But if...

The white and brown are to the solenoid. But if the wires weren't good the mirror wouldn't work at all. I mean the motor does move in one direction so it has to have the complete circuit. If you...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-25-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By vcompetello

I'm from Queens, also a brokeass college student!...

I'm from Queens, also a brokeass college student! Unfortunately I don't know any good 928 mechanics in the area. I asked on a post before and most people were pointing me towards Jersey or...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-25-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By vcompetello

928intl shows a different oil pan starting in...

928intl shows a different oil pan starting in 1989. As for whether or not it will fit on an older model I don't know. But you can always just play it safe and get an 88 or older.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-25-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By vcompetello

From what I know (and I did this one afternoon...

From what I know (and I did this one afternoon almost a year ago) the whole thing is done by the little 4-way switch. I took mine apart (I don't advise this at all because it's riveted closed and...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-25-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By vcompetello

I was tinkering with my mirrors a few months ago...

I was tinkering with my mirrors a few months ago in my never ending quest to restore my 80 euro, here's what I know. The mirror has one motor and one solenoid in it. When you put voltage through...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

Is it possible that the piston rings would go...

Is it possible that the piston rings would go bad?? I mean obviously anything is possible but what are the odds with this car?? I really wouldn't know what else would cause so much blow by.
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

Well thanks for the info. I ran back out and...

Well thanks for the info. I ran back out and really took a good whiff and it smells like a gas station in there. I'm beginning to think the gague is off because upon closer inspection...all the...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

Well now that you mention it...I did smell the...

Well now that you mention it...I did smell the oil and it did smell like there was some gas in it...I'm assuming that would wreak havoc on the viscosity but how would it change the pressure?? and...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-23-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

OK here's the full story with all the details I...

OK here's the full story with all the details I can muster. Start the car it idles pinned at 5 bar. Drive for a few minutes and when the water temp gague gets to about 1/3 I notice the pressure...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-22-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

Sounds like you guys have some ideas but I...

Sounds like you guys have some ideas but I haven't driven the car for a while so the problem isn't really fresh in my head. As soon as I drive it again I'll make sure to note exactly what the gague...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-22-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By vcompetello

Withdrawn...

Withdrawn....
Forum: 928 Forum
02-18-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By vcompetello

Oil Pressure Problem

Hey guys, I've been having a little problem with my oil pressure. Usually when I first start the car it idles at about 3-4 bars of pressure. After driving for 20 min. or so sometimes the gague...
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