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03-18-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By FRporscheman

cheap but rough 944 project car for sale in Palo Alto, CA

A friend's coworker thought he'd get his childhood dream car so he bought a cheap, beat up 944. He's in over his head and wants to sell it on, so I thought I'd see if anyone here was interested.
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03-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By FRporscheman

When I rebuilt my engine, I bought a new pickup...

When I rebuilt my engine, I bought a new pickup tube and seal ring from the Porsche dealer. The seal looked just like the one in post #5 - looks like a wedding band. I didn't watch to see if it...
03-12-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By FRporscheman

The oil pump probably just lost its prime. Prime...

The oil pump probably just lost its prime. Prime the oil pump and try it again.

Your seal looks correct to me.
03-03-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,749
Posted By FRporscheman

The first real mechanic job I ever did was the...

The first real mechanic job I ever did was the clutch on my mother's 944. (Damn, what a way to get into wrenching...)

That first time, it took me 6 months of off/on working on it and learning how...
Forum: 968 Forum
02-20-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By FRporscheman

A friend has a tiptronic that he keeps wanting to...

A friend has a tiptronic that he keeps wanting to convert to manual. I've run through it several times with him. If you want to go with a 5-speed, then yes, 944 parts will do the trick and they will...
Forum: 968 Forum
02-20-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,406
Posted By FRporscheman

Hey Yogii, congrats, offer stands if you ever...

Hey Yogii, congrats, offer stands if you ever need help from a fellow 968er. I've turned literally every bolt on this car. PM me.

For the front plate, I welded a bracket to a bolt that screws into...
12-20-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By FRporscheman

Yes, the hardest part is finding good apples to...

Yes, the hardest part is finding good apples to share with. Our group is 8 people and amazingly (and gratefully) we all get along, so our #1 priority is vetting.

I don't mean to be rude but I did...
12-11-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,435
Posted By FRporscheman

https://rennlist.com/forums/924-931-944-951-968-fo...

https://rennlist.com/forums/924-931-944-951-968-forum/1096812-water-leak-under-dash-on-passenger-side.html#post15290885
12-11-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By FRporscheman

If the bumper was only pushed in by an amount...

If the bumper was only pushed in by an amount which the bumper strut allows, then it shouldn't affect the headlights as that range of motion is well clear of the headlights.

It could be a...
12-11-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By FRporscheman

If you put the complete 1991 engine (along with...

If you put the complete 1991 engine (along with its wiring harness and ECU, fuel rail, injectors, etc) into the 1989 car you shouldn't need to do anything else.

I'm not sure what you mean about...
12-10-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By FRporscheman

The sensor itself could be bad. Also let's...

The sensor itself could be bad.

Also let's make sure we cover the obvious - your oil level is OK? Try checking it right after shutting off the engine, on level ground.
12-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By FRporscheman

Have spare workshop space, looking to rent out spots for storage/wrenching

My friends and I rent a warehouse to store and work on our cars. We're rearranging and we have room for 3-4 more cars.

It's a warehouse with 24hr access, working on your car is 100% OK (that's...
10-05-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,359
Posted By FRporscheman

Isn't the mixture supposed to be rich in open...

Isn't the mixture supposed to be rich in open loop? I.e. cold-start enrichment? How does the engine run, is it smooth or rough?

I have a similar (but probably not the same) issue on a 968 so I'm...
09-21-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By FRporscheman

My buddy has a similar problem with his 968. New...

My buddy has a similar problem with his 968. New gear, but it intermittently works. We had no idea what to try next so we'll try a thin washer. Maybe a wavy spring washer?
09-21-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By FRporscheman

I've never heard a non-turbo 944 that sounded so...

I've never heard a non-turbo 944 that sounded so good!
09-21-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By FRporscheman

Do you want a car that's already fully prepared,...

Do you want a car that's already fully prepared, or a stock car that you build, or something in between?

My friend has a 968 that he wants to sell, it's stock. PM me if interested, I'll give you...
09-19-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By FRporscheman

LOL :roflmao: the middle finger... classic! ...

LOL :roflmao: the middle finger... classic!

I like how they took off the rear view mirror in the shot where he climbs in for the first time, but they left the spot marked so they could put it back...
09-16-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By FRporscheman

I have a good used one of those hoses, in case...

I have a good used one of those hoses, in case your other leads don't work out.
09-16-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By FRporscheman

+1 to both (from experience... :( )

+1 to both (from experience... :( )
09-14-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By FRporscheman

I bet you the sunroof drain tube has shrunk and...

I bet you the sunroof drain tube has shrunk and then disonnected from the metal pipe that goes through the firewall. When this happens, water from the sunroof gutter runs down the tube and then just...
09-14-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By FRporscheman

I unplugged both knock sensors and drove it. The...

I unplugged both knock sensors and drove it. The problem was exactly the same, except i now had a check engine light. Plugging the sensors back in made the CEL go away.

Shouldn't that have caused...
09-09-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By FRporscheman

I have never been able to force a 3/8" hose over...

I have never been able to force a 3/8" hose over the nipple on the reservoir. I have tried and tried, and gotten really frustrated and sore.

I used Dayco transmission cooler line, which is rated...
09-06-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By FRporscheman

I remember reading a million times on the...

I remember reading a million times on the internet that the 931 bellhousing will bolt onto an Audi i5. But then, I also remember reading one time that someone actually tried it, and it did not work...
09-04-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By FRporscheman

+1 except I wouldn't say I prefer the 924...

+1

except I wouldn't say I prefer the 924 over the 944, I just like them both. Nice pics!
09-04-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By FRporscheman

I remember only 1 washer per bolt. They are plain...

I remember only 1 washer per bolt. They are plain hex head m6 bolts.
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