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Forum: 928 Forum
05-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By brianrheffron

Fuelling Problem.

After extensive recommissioning work my 1989 digital dash S4 is back on the road after being laid up for 11 years.
Prior to being laid up when I lifted off at speed the instantaneous mpg figure went...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-09-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By brianrheffron

Electrical problems.

After being laid up for 11 years my 1989 digital dash S4 is back on the road after extensive recommissioning works.
When I switch on the ignition the instrument lights come on and when I then switch...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,269
Posted By brianrheffron

I'm surprised that folk who go racing are...

I'm surprised that folk who go racing are bothering with messing about with a
limited range of bias valves. Also the Porsche ABS system is pretty old technology
and has no place on a race car....
Forum: 928 Forum
04-18-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By brianrheffron

Remove the fluid reservoir cap and replace with...

Remove the fluid reservoir cap and replace with similar one but without a vent. I sourced a VW one (can't remember which model) from a breakers yard and plugged the vent with hot melt glue. If...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-12-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By brianrheffron

I use Enduroshield and find it very much better...

I use Enduroshield and find it very much better than RainX.
The effect is stronger and it lasts considerably longer.
I use it on cabin glass, mirrors, headlights and all other lights.
Terrific...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-08-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,649
Posted By brianrheffron

Sort of relevant to this thread . Ford in...

Sort of relevant to this thread .
Ford in Europe are developing a high power version of the
three cylinder, 1 litre ECOBoost engine which has sequential turbochargers.
The first one is spun...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By brianrheffron

New supercharger technology

Not strictly 928 related but isn't this very interesting.
It promises to combine the best features of supercharging
and turbocharging using a combination of existing mechanisms
namely the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-03-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 11,247
Posted By brianrheffron

67. Had the car for 6years but wanted an S4 ...

67. Had the car for 6years but wanted an S4
ever since it's launch. Worth the wait.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-15-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,065
Posted By brianrheffron

The hose clamp, or "Jubilee Clip" as we call it...

The hose clamp, or "Jubilee Clip" as we call it this side of the pond,
is just a genius idea. How come no one thought of this before.
Give the man a prize.
Forum: 928 Forum
11-29-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By brianrheffron

Among the brainless classes in the UK "Burning"...

Among the brainless classes in the UK "Burning" is a sport/ pastime/ whatever.
They assemble in supermarket car parks late at night and basically see who can
produce the biggest/ longest burnout. ...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By brianrheffron

I used to work in Saudi Arabia and camels were a...

I used to work in Saudi Arabia and camels were a menace.
Consider the height and weight of a camel. If a car hits one
it gets chopped off at the lower leg and the full weight of
the beast comes...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-19-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,444
Posted By brianrheffron

Here is a copy of an email I got from a...

Here is a copy of an email I got from a specialist oil supplier (Opie Oils)
in the UK in reply to a query about ZDDP levels.
As you can see their advisor has a 928 himself.
The ZDDP levels in...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,542
Posted By brianrheffron

Iv'e bought a couple of these but haven't had a...

Iv'e bought a couple of these but haven't had a chance to use it yet.
Claims to freeze down to -40C to open up cracks in the corrosion
allowing penetrating oil to infiltrate.
Seems logical....
Forum: 928 Forum
10-15-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By brianrheffron

Sounds as if your brakes are dragging slightly. ...

Sounds as if your brakes are dragging slightly.
Take a drive trying not to use the brakes and then
(cautiously) feel the discs to see if they are hot.
if they are hte pads are not backing off as...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,891
Posted By brianrheffron

Don't mind being shot down in flames if this is a...

Don't mind being shot down in flames if this is a stupid idea
but would there be any possibility of precooling the fuel in the
tank or adding additional cooling around the fuel lines using
dry...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-06-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By brianrheffron

Like Greg said. You could have a problem with...

Like Greg said.
You could have a problem with the clamp at the rear
and the white paint method would not alert you to that.
If you gone as far as to expose the front clamps for
inspection why...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By brianrheffron

WOW! I can't tell you how great it feels to...

WOW! I can't tell you how great it feels to realise that I knew
something (anything) about working on cars before Greg Brown did.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-30-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By brianrheffron

+1 on the extractors pictured above. Wish I had...

+1 on the extractors pictured above.
Wish I had had a set 30 years ago when I started working on classic cars.
These will do the job on any nut or bolt no matter how rusted or rounded.
I don't...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-29-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By brianrheffron

When doing any work on brakes I top up the fluid...

When doing any work on brakes I top up the fluid to the brim
then fit a spare reservoir cap with the air vent hole sealed up.
Air can't get in at the top so very little fluid drains out when you ...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-21-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By brianrheffron

Wheel Alignment.

I have just found a clinometer app for my smartphone.
This measures angles to 0.1 degree accuracy.
Has anyone used this sort of feature as an aid to
camber adjustment and if so how did they set...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-05-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By brianrheffron

The right tool for the job. ...

The right tool for the job.

http://atoztool.com/270.html
Forum: 928 Forum
07-03-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By brianrheffron

Re. SQLguy's tip about grinding spanners to fit,...

Re. SQLguy's tip about grinding spanners to fit, I am not
familiar with this job but it may be worth looking in a good
bike store for suitable spanners. There are several common
spanners that...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-02-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,823
Posted By brianrheffron

I don't know much about the tuning scene in the...

I don't know much about the tuning scene in the US
but here in the UK the use of motorbike "constant depression"
carbs on cars is all the rage. All sorts of engines up to 2 or 2.5 litres
are...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-11-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,005
Posted By brianrheffron

This thread is way above my head but would this...

This thread is way above my head but would this product
be of any use. It claims it can be used to repair PCBs.

http://www.frost.co.uk/automotive-electrical-tools/electro-connector.html
Forum: 928 Forum
05-10-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By brianrheffron

Here's my tip assuming you don't already have a...

Here's my tip assuming you don't already have a full harness fitted.
Just before going out onto the track slip the shoulder part of
your seat belt off your shoulder then using the brake pedal ...
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