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Forum: 928 Forum
10-24-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Leon Speed

Yes the two red wires connect to the positive...

Yes the two red wires connect to the positive terminal. If they are in rough shape take them off and crimp on new connectors. There are crimp connectors available with heat shrink, those work great....
Forum: 928 Forum
10-24-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,576
Posted By Leon Speed

Adding to the list of possibillities: connections...

Adding to the list of possibillities: connections and cables at the hot post. Wiring harnass could be suspect. How are the coils, coil cables and grounds? End stage? Ignition cylinder?
Forum: 928 Forum
08-27-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,146
Posted By Leon Speed

Saw a picture on the news of a white 928 covered...

Saw a picture on the news of a white 928 covered in debris.

Middle of the page, second picture: https://nos.nl/artikel/2190000-overstromingen-in-miljoenenstad-houston-door-orkaan-harvey.html
Forum: 928 Forum
04-08-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Leon Speed

No conclusion. He discusses each car in not too...

No conclusion. He discusses each car in not too much detail, mostly about styling. He likes the Ferrari because of styling and V12.
Forum: 928 Forum
04-01-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By Leon Speed

April fools. Busted.

April fools. Busted.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-29-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Leon Speed

Ouch. Looks like the oil pump gear came off....

Ouch. Looks like the oil pump gear came off. Don't know if the engine is interference. At the very least you need to do a thorough check of the cam snouts, gears, waterpump pulley and tensioner....
Forum: 928 Forum
03-29-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By Leon Speed

Sorry about your loss. Beautiful car.

Sorry about your loss. Beautiful car.
Forum: 928 Forum
03-22-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Leon Speed

Did some research some years ago into zddp levels...

Did some research some years ago into zddp levels etc. for European brands. Had an email discussion with the research dept. of Fuchs and deciced on the 15w50 Titan Race Pro R. Am much hapier with the...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-22-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,197
Posted By Leon Speed

As I understand it depressing the gas pedal fully...

As I understand it depressing the gas pedal fully while cranking cuts off the fuel injection and opens the air flow. So when the engine is flooded it helps to get things "dry". YMMV. This is just a...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-21-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,197
Posted By Leon Speed

Press the gas pedal down all the way while you...

Press the gas pedal down all the way while you start the car.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-19-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Leon Speed

Torn caliper piston boot

Yes it has to be replaced. No need to change the ring seal, unless they come as a set.

About the other boots and seals...no need really. I did do it a few years ago. I had one torn boot just like...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-11-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,611
Posted By Leon Speed

:roflmao: Take care Roger. I hear...

:roflmao:



Take care Roger. I hear tannines are good for the arteries.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-07-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Leon Speed

No need to crank the engine over. If you bridge...

No need to crank the engine over. If you bridge the fuel pump relay and you turn the igniton to on, the fuel pump will run. You'll hear it. No need to crank. Let the pump go for 5 seconds, then...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-06-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By Leon Speed

The top of the linkage connects to the motor -...

The top of the linkage connects to the motor - the large black cylinder in the picture. If you remove the top part, it is a rubber cap, then you'll see a white knob. You can turn the knob to manually...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-06-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Leon Speed

Must be veeerry special. Does a CS or GT have a...

Must be veeerry special. Does a CS or GT have a sun roof?
Forum: 928 Forum
05-26-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Leon Speed

The screws and speed nuts are self locking and so...

The screws and speed nuts are self locking and so no spring washer is needed. A washer is used to protect the thin metal shield.These are common items which you can get at any hardware store or...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-25-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By Leon Speed

It would make quite an extensive list, but to...

It would make quite an extensive list, but to pick a few important ones: check the flex plate play, change the fuel lines and only run a 15W-50 or 20W-50 oil.

For the riming belt: only use Porsche...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-25-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By Leon Speed

It doesn't seem cut, just disconnected. Just plug...

It doesn't seem cut, just disconnected. Just plug in the check valve. I can see it in the last picture.

That being said, from the few pics the engine will need a lot of work if you want it to run...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-25-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By Leon Speed

The cut of "wire" is a vacuum source. Through it,...

The cut of "wire" is a vacuum source. Through it, actuators in the engine bay and inside the cabin are operated. It connects to the blue/black one way valve directly below it. See the four-legged...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,355
Posted By Leon Speed

It is possible to get the bolt in with the fans...

It is possible to get the bolt in with the fans in place.

Insert the bolt head side into the fan, between two fan blades. Then line the bolt up with the bracket hole. Once the bolt is in a bit,...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Leon Speed

Check if the top cabin light wires are shorting...

Check if the top cabin light wires are shorting against the roof.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Leon Speed

Just throwing out another idea: clutch plate is...

Just throwing out another idea: clutch plate is stuck and gearbox is still stuck in gear. When you say there is a bit of movement, the wheel still drives a gear. I think. Don't see how shimying the...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Leon Speed

So what happens with the engine running, in 1st...

So what happens with the engine running, in 1st gear? DS wheel turning freely is due the open diff (didn't see an LSD in your sig).
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By Leon Speed

Check at 928 Intl.

Check at 928 Intl.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-01-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Leon Speed

Is it in gear?

Is it in gear?
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