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Forum: 968 Forum
Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Jfrahm

A lot depends on where you are in the world,...

A lot depends on where you are in the world, options and preferences depend on location.

You can advertise here if you buy a membership. I have sold a couple cars here over the last 20 years, I...
Forum: 968 Forum
06-24-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Jfrahm

I use Toyota ones from the "Help" section at the...

I use Toyota ones from the "Help" section at the auto parts store.
06-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Jfrahm

ABS pump maybe?

ABS pump maybe?
06-23-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Jfrahm

If your pressure cap fails it'll blow out coolant...

If your pressure cap fails it'll blow out coolant after shutdown but otherwise seem OK in normal driving.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Jfrahm

Who is rebuilding the LH 2.3 in the USA these...

Who is rebuilding the LH 2.3 in the USA these days?
Forum: 928 Forum
06-22-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Jfrahm

Storing a 928 without causing LH ECU damage?

Short version: I wonder if stored 928s are better on a maintainer with the battery hooked up vs disconnecting the battery and reconnecting the battery. Maybe better for the health of the ECU? Also...
Forum: 968 Forum
06-17-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Jfrahm

The pre-W (cold viscosity) number is not as clear...

The pre-W (cold viscosity) number is not as clear as it used to be in determining how thin an oil is or even how chocked full of VI improves it is anymore. Newer synthetics can pass the spec for 5w...
Forum: 968 Forum
06-13-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Jfrahm

That's excellent, very instructive to see it...

That's excellent, very instructive to see it operating off the car.
06-13-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Jfrahm

Phase change. If you have ever used a SCUBA tank...

Phase change. If you have ever used a SCUBA tank you see at 3000 psi air is still a gas and the tank is very heavy and strong to hold a decent amount of air. Refrigerants and propane turn to liquid...
Forum: 968 Forum
06-12-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,250
Posted By Jfrahm

Wow, that's good. Any indication why it took so...

Wow, that's good. Any indication why it took so darn long? Almost 2 weeks in the wind. Weird.

Cheers, -Joel.
06-11-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Jfrahm

If it's that flammable would people use it for a...

If it's that flammable would people use it for a dust spray? The AC oil is also flammable, I do not worry about the small amount of refrigerant in the system causing a mushroom cloud in an accident....
06-11-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Jfrahm

It's supposed to be better, more efficient than...

It's supposed to be better, more efficient than R134a and compatible with mineral oil,which is already in my R12 system.
06-10-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Jfrahm

I've used R152A with good effect in my 968 and...

I've used R152A with good effect in my 968 and need to get some in there now. I had a very slow leak that took forever to find and kept losing half my gas. With AC dye and a lot of patience I...
05-31-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Jfrahm

If it had the old-style rubber centered clutch...

If it had the old-style rubber centered clutch then that's blown. Pull the starter and look for chunks of rubber. It's not bad news as they do not last forever, would have needed to be replaced at...
Forum: 968 Forum
05-30-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,250
Posted By Jfrahm

I've had 968 cams out twice and S2 cams out once...

I've had 968 cams out twice and S2 cams out once and never used them, no problems given appropriate care and patience.
Forum: 968 Forum
05-30-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jfrahm

Mine is in the mail already, dropped it in the...

Mine is in the mail already, dropped it in the blue box on my way to the office. I'll follow up on your PM in a bit. -J.
Forum: 968 Forum
05-30-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jfrahm

No problem. In case it gets lost in the mail or...

No problem. In case it gets lost in the mail or for posterity here are the dimensions:

wire 0.5mm
height 13mm
OD 5.5mm
Pressure: 500g / cm
Coils: 7-8

In the Queen's numbers it's about a...
Forum: 968 Forum
05-29-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jfrahm

PM me your address and I'll send you the spring...

PM me your address and I'll send you the spring out of my old one. -Joel.
05-29-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By Jfrahm

Yes, I had a slow leak for years and the...

Yes, I had a slow leak for years and the low-pressure cutoff would prevent the compressor from engaging when it was low enough on charge. It does not take much charge to get it to engage, you can...
05-28-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Jfrahm

There is a fair bit of dwell at TDC/BDC due to...

There is a fair bit of dwell at TDC/BDC due to the tolerances in the bearings and whatnot and the tiny amount of up-down movement the piston makes at that point. The factory marks are probably your...
05-24-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Jfrahm

If it does not do it when the engine is pretty...

If it does not do it when the engine is pretty cold it might be timing pullout due to an overzealous knock sensor or too-low fuel octane. Actually it could be a bad knock sensor in either case, I...
05-24-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jfrahm

Which front bar do you have? The 30mm 968 M030...

Which front bar do you have? The 30mm 968 M030 is probably massive overkill on the street and would be harsh over potholes and the like. Even the 951S 26.8mm bar is pretty hard to like on the...
05-23-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Jfrahm

It could also be a bad knock sensor or dodgy...

It could also be a bad knock sensor or dodgy fuel. timing coming in and out.
05-23-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By Jfrahm

Yes check the fuel level sender and fuel...

Yes check the fuel level sender and fuel pickup/return unit under the hatch carpet. Some soapy water and a warm day will show you if the barbs are cracked and leaking.
Forum: 968 Forum
05-19-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,250
Posted By Jfrahm

You should be able to poke that piston out from...

You should be able to poke that piston out from below, it should move pretty freely. In the lower diagram above you can see the green oil path through this bore and spring and you can poke up that...
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