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Forum: 928 Forum
05-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By kos_007

PORSCHE - KILLS BUGS FAST.

PORSCHE - KILLS BUGS FAST.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By kos_007

What's next ?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/474x355/wheels_6d7219fafddf18dd836abfacc14636557b579bcb.jpg
Forum: 928 Forum
01-10-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,670
Posted By kos_007

Here is the original Sctt Yoo's thread, very...

Here is the original Sctt Yoo's thread, very informative:

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-forum/773395-a-86-5-intake-refresh-picture-thread-from-a-first-timer.html
Forum: 928 Forum
01-07-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,670
Posted By kos_007

http://scott-yoo.com/other/intake.html

http://scott-yoo.com/other/intake.html
Forum: 928 Forum
01-14-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By kos_007

ISV ?

Sorry - I just re-read your OP in which you state that the ISV was replaced also.
Leaky injector is a real suspect then.
Here is a good alternative replacement:...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-14-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By kos_007

ISV ?

First of all please don't clamp nor kink the flexible OEM fuel lines - you will crack the hard plastic inner lining resulting in fuel leak and engine fire.
I had a similar problem with my 89 S4 and...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-28-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By kos_007

The ducts

Count me in, please - I'm willing to pay a fair price. The complete OEM belly pan is $ 437.95 on ECStuning. What is your asking price ?
Forum: 928 Forum
12-05-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By kos_007

To troubleshoot you need to check voltage on both...

To troubleshoot you need to check voltage on both leads of the rheostat/dimmer with the main light switch in position 2 or 3. If it's 12V on both leads and still no instrument lights then the load...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-05-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By kos_007

Possibly the "load resistor" - it is a coiled...

Possibly the "load resistor" - it is a coiled wire resistor with a bimetal safety switch underneath. The current flows from the dimmer rheostat via the resistor to the instrument lights when the main...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

WP wretchedness

Porsche and Ed's pump - general 928 ownership do not buy either of these pumps. Possibly may be the best choice however the market does not agree.

Roger - I again fully agree with you. The...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

WP consensus

OK, it seem we have reached an agreement:
1. Ed's Guardian WP is of superior design and craftsmanship. Together wit PK tensioner it should be a safe choice. The only problem I have is no long-term...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

WP

Quote:

OEM Porsche WP has the best track record. Failure rate less than 0.5%.
KOS_007 - my only issue is this statement - the only OEM WP for the 928 is the Porsche pump made by GPM. As GPM...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

WP

Quote:
Originally Posted by kos_007 View Post
The only thing I would add is that as as a "goodwill gesture" Porsche should be selling their 928 WPs at 50 bucks a piece. They have no shame selling...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

EGDS

Yes, I fully agree with the Guardian pump having potential advantages over the OEM pump. Kudos to the designer/maker! I was not aware of this pump when I replaced mine - I am relatevily new to the...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

OEM WP

The only thing I would add is that as as a "goodwill gesture" Porsche should be selling their 928 WPs at 50 bucks a piece. They have no shame selling them for 1000+bucks. Now we are talking about...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-03-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

Wasserpumpen wretchedness - the final solution.

Here is my way of thinking. Well, lets stick to the facts first:
1. OEM Porsche WP has the best track record. Failure rate less than 0.5%.
2. The failure mode is a leaking WP seal. If you ignore...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,488
Posted By kos_007

Jumping the relay

Clearly the best solution is to fix the relay.
The next best solution is to jump the relay.
My suggestion is to replace the incandescent bulbs with LEDs if you decide to jump the relay - it will...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By kos_007

Injectors ?

All good advice here. Just make sure you don't have a leaking injector. Running the fuel pump for a long time without running the engine and having a leaking injector poses the risk of hydrolocking...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,488
Posted By kos_007

Capacitor ?

I was able to fix a few things (the last one was 1986 944 Turbo cruise control brain) by replacing electrolytic capacitors. They frequently go bad with age. There are 2 of them in your relay, they...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-30-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,207
Posted By kos_007

Wasserpumpen woes

Even reputable automakers like Porsche make bed design decisions from time to time. 928 water pump design is one of the examples. Another example is IMS bearing design in 996 and others.
In case of...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-16-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,828
Posted By kos_007

WP/TB

I just did it a few weeks ago and I have a few suggestions.
-The alternator/power steering bracket is attached to the block with two 8mm (13mm socket) bolts and one 10mm bolt (17mm socket).
Replace...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-18-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By kos_007

Intermittent engine stall.

I had exactly the same problem. My engine stalled once or twice while driving. After restarting it - it run fine again. Then by a pure chance I found the culprit. While manipulating the passenger...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-10-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By kos_007

Try this: http://the944.com/engine.htm

Try this:

http://the944.com/engine.htm
Forum: 928 Forum
06-29-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By kos_007

Up until 1988 - screw off (wire mesh grille). ...

Up until 1988 - screw off (wire mesh grille).
1989 on - pop off (perforated sheet metal grille).
Forum: 928 Forum
06-05-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,027
Posted By kos_007

Oh, forgot to mention that the static vacuum...

Oh, forgot to mention that the static vacuum system also controls the water valve for the heater - the vacuum line from the climate control solenoid bank behind the center console runs back to the...
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