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10-26-2016, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Phil Raby

We've established that the turbocharger is at...

We've established that the turbocharger is at fault, so out it comes again!
10-18-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Phil Raby

Not sure what pressure they test. We did wonder...

Not sure what pressure they test. We did wonder if there's a hairline fracture which only causes a problem when the metal is hot - a bench pressure test may not pick up on this. The company does...
10-18-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Phil Raby

Thanks, guys. We're talking a lot oil in the...

Thanks, guys.

We're talking a lot oil in the tract. The top end has been rebuilt with new valves and guides, and the compression is good.

Everything points towards the turbocharger. The...
10-18-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Phil Raby

Thanks for the reply. It's an S1

Thanks for the reply. It's an S1
10-18-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Phil Raby

924 Turbo - oil in inlet

Hi

I have a 924 Turbo which was blowing oily smoke. Investigation suggested it was coming from the turbocharger so that was sent off to be reconditioned. On refitting, it still smoked so we took...
05-01-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By Phil Raby

2009 Cayenne memory seat not working/auto headlamps.

Hi

I've recently bought a 2009 Cayenne Diesel which I am delighted with but have two queries:

First, I can't get the driver's seat memory to work. Pleasing the set button and then holding a...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-26-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

Which link aren't you getting? I'm no...

Which link aren't you getting?

I'm no longer involved in the 964 site and don't know if it'll reappear. There is, though, the 964UK site which has much of the same info on it.
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

Hi, I remember those two cars well - you bought...

Hi, I remember those two cars well - you bought the right one! Glad you're enjoying it - I'm sure it's gone up in value in that time.

Cheers

Phil
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

By the way, John Miles has now moved to New...

By the way, John Miles has now moved to New Zealand. I sold his 964 for him and it's now with a new owner in northern England. There's a bit about it here:...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-25-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

The site URL has been passed to someone else who...

The site URL has been passed to someone else who is meant to be resurrecting it. I don't know any more than that, I'm afraid. I'm now busy with www.philipraby.co.uk where I maintain a regular Porsche...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-19-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,037
Posted By Phil Raby

Jake, you must get yourself over here some time...

Jake, you must get yourself over here some time and we can meet up at the annual Porsche event at Raby Castle :)
Forum: 996 Forum
09-19-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,037
Posted By Phil Raby

The information in the article was sound and...

The information in the article was sound and correct but it was rather wordy and sensationalist. In essence, though, it said the same as my blog.

Cheers

Phil
Forum: 996 Forum
09-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,037
Posted By Phil Raby

Nope, don't think we're related. :)

Nope, don't think we're related. :)
Forum: 996 Forum
09-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,037
Posted By Phil Raby

Good to seeing this being discussion, and hi Jake...

Good to seeing this being discussion, and hi Jake :)

Maybe it's not possible to calculate the percentage of failures but I think it's fair to say that the majority of these engines will be fine....
Forum: 996 Forum
08-23-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,780
Posted By Phil Raby

Noooo! I removed the the carbon from the car and...

Noooo! I removed the the carbon from the car and held it over the kitchen sink while pouring the water on it! :D
Forum: 996 Forum
08-23-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,780
Posted By Phil Raby

Hi Phil I found the best thing was to...

Hi Phil

I found the best thing was to pouring boiling water straight onto the strip. It then went quite floppy. However, on cooling it seemed to retain some memory of the original warped shape, so...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-23-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,780
Posted By Phil Raby

Interesting thread, thanks. I've just fixed...

Interesting thread, thanks.

I've just fixed the carbon trim on a 996 C4S. Boiling water was useful in making the trim malleable so I could remove the warping.

Because it was slightly cracked,...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Phil Raby

Hi, I'm still around. Thanks for the kind...

Hi, I'm still around.

Thanks for the kind words. After seven years, it was time for a change. I'm now developing my Porsche consultancy and brokerage, and having a lot of fun doing it. Always...
Forum: 911 Forum
02-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,569
Posted By Phil Raby

Thanks Scott, I've found that ref too. ...

Thanks Scott, I've found that ref too.

Cheers


Phil
Forum: 911 Forum
02-24-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,569
Posted By Phil Raby

Hi Thanks for the replies. Interesting that...

Hi

Thanks for the replies. Interesting that you say the signature is on the wheel.

Matt, any info would be much appreciated. Porsche has no data on this car, and I was beginning to think it...
Forum: 911 Forum
02-23-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,569
Posted By Phil Raby

1976 Signature 911S

Hi

I'm trying to find information on a limited edition 911S sold in 1976, with Ferry Porsche's signature on the headrests. I believe it was separate to the Anniversary car of the previous year.
...
Forum: 964 Forum
07-30-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

Sorry for the delay in further updates - work's...

Sorry for the delay in further updates - work's got in the way!

Phil
Forum: 964 Forum
07-26-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

Thanks for all the great feedback. Production...

Thanks for all the great feedback. Production numbers are always a grey area - I've just found a figure of 1437 for the Turbo S. I suspect no one knows the exact figure but I agree that 1875 is...
Forum: 964 Forum
07-23-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

I've still lots to transfer but it takes time, as...

I've still lots to transfer but it takes time, as there's no easy way to move from the old site to the new Wordpress one - unless someone has any bright ideas. :)

Also keen to get some new...
Forum: 964 Forum
07-23-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,385
Posted By Phil Raby

Finally got round to transferring a load more...

Finally got round to transferring a load more material from the old site. All the bodywork stuff is now up at http://porsche964.com/?page_id=110

Cheers

Phil
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