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Forum: 928 Forum
11-13-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By VT928

I have always thought the 928 was under tired on...

I have always thought the 928 was under tired on the front. I run 17*9.5 with 60 mm offset rims at all four corners, tire size on the front is 255\40 and 285/40 rear. Turn in and braking are much...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-26-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By VT928

Gauge problem

I have big problems with my gauges. Alternator failure screwed up my gauges. The speedo is out but the Fuel gauge and Temp gauge are working. The Tack is still working but Oil pressure and Volt...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-19-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By VT928

The 928 is front axle is under tired, wider tires...

The 928 is front axle is under tired, wider tires on the front will greatly improve turn in and braking. My car currently runs 265/40 17 on the front, with 17*9.5 60mm offset. The rears are 285/40,...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-15-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

Jay and I will leave Vermont , Friday afternoon...

Jay and I will leave Vermont , Friday afternoon we plan to arrive at quarter to happy hour. A little day drinking to end the day and get the party going
Forum: 928 Forum
05-26-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

Curt , I'm with you a conga line of cars is...

Curt ,

I'm with you a conga line of cars is a PIA to maintain. I am quite familiar with some of the roads in the area. The climb out of Hague is fun and followed by a stretch of long sweeping...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-26-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

leak fixed

Got lucky my cam seal leak was not a cam seal leak. The leak was the due the failure of the neoprene seal on the dizzy. I had no idea there was that much pressure there. The leak ran out over the...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-19-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

you asked for JK shirt sizeXXL

you asked for JK shirt sizeXXL
Forum: 928 Forum
05-11-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

Jay and I are already getting our cars ready, I...

Jay and I are already getting our cars ready, I have a cam seal leak that needs fixing, and I need to replace the rack bushings. Not a fun set of jobs. I have a lower brace to stiffen the A arm...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-24-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

Placed hotel reseverations for the Event at local...

Placed hotel reseverations for the Event at local inn Jay and I will be there. Will have wine and VT Craft Beer

Paul
Forum: 928 Forum
03-17-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By VT928

If I remember correctly there was a time when...

If I remember correctly there was a time when people wanted to have the Club Sport look without the cost of the actual CS wheels. They would have the factory slots milled out to match the look of...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-11-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,741
Posted By VT928

Wink I'm in and it looks like I have convinced Jay...

I'm in and it looks like I have convinced Jay Kempf to bring his silver 928. As I said will bring wine from the cellar and VT craft beer
Forum: 928 Forum
02-05-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,779
Posted By VT928

I plan on making it. Always have wine, but will...

I plan on making it. Always have wine, but will travel Vermont Craft Beer
Forum: 928 Forum
02-05-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,779
Posted By VT928

Sounds like fun, and not far from home to boot....

Sounds like fun, and not far from home to boot. Just a short drive from Burlington area. I own a 1980 Euro S with significant up grades. I have been known to play on the roads in northern New York....
Forum: 928 Forum
09-08-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,632
Posted By VT928

thanks, very detailed and very helpful

thanks, very detailed and very helpful
Forum: 928 Forum
08-30-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 509
Posted By VT928

cam seal leaking

Went out for a drive through the Vermont mountains, had a great time till I got home. Had a fine Single Malt and then as I went to close the garage door I noticed the back of the car had oil all over...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-26-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By VT928

Thanks for all the insights, pulled the 14 pin...

Thanks for all the insights, pulled the 14 pin connector after 37 years it needed some help. Worn sheathing on two wires, one burn spot. Issues corrected gauges working now.

Thanks
Forum: 928 Forum
07-25-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By VT928

Oil pressure drops to zero

The central warning system light came on. A quick look at the gauges showed Zero oil pressure and shut it down. Checked everything I could and found nothing a miss oil level was good no puddle of...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-30-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By VT928

Euros

The two cars you are talking about, are in some ways more different than alike. I own a 80 euro 5 speed car and I have driven an 84 Euro S automatic a number of times. My Euro is lighter than the...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-26-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By VT928

out of storage Not

Was planning to get the little red car out of storage out of storage and on the road today. But it is snowing in Vermont. No snow all winter and now snow in the spring. Running on 255/285 tires in...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-03-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By VT928

Won't start

I am at my wits end, yesterday I did a little cleaning in the engine bay. I sprayed a little foaming engine cleaner on the plastic covers to clean up the oil from a defective cam seal we had to...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-22-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By VT928

The engine is back in, and buttoned up. Just a...

The engine is back in, and buttoned up. Just a few wiring issues to take care up with the harness that need to be taken care of. Should be back on the road in a day or so. It has been a long...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-17-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By VT928

Got the flywheel off the crank so the rear main...

Got the flywheel off the crank so the rear main seal can go in, just a little cleaning before the seal goes in. All that's left is reassembly the and its on the road again. Really looking forward to...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-16-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By VT928

Every piece of rubber hose that is greater than...

Every piece of rubber hose that is greater than two years old, Front and rear main seals, cam seals, rear cam gaskets, Oil pump seal, and O ring, engine shocks, Tensioner bushings, intake gaskets,...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By VT928

Been sort of slow with the work for a while....

Been sort of slow with the work for a while. However today got quite a bit done. accomplished the timing belt is was installed everything needs a final check for torque specs and the covers go back...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-11-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By VT928

Gary, My suggestion is to go with the...

Gary,

My suggestion is to go with the widest tire recommended for your front wheels. The 928 is under tired, Wider tires will enhance turn in and braking. I am currently running 265/40 on the...
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