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07-02-2019, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Dash01

Also, check at Walmart because occasionally they...

Also, check at Walmart because occasionally they sell a 5 quart jug of Mobile1 for $15. At my local store, I always ask a given friendly Walmart guy who (upon mention of their occasional $15 price)...
06-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dash01

If the internal tubing is barbed like that on the...

If the internal tubing is barbed like that on the oil cooler hoses, you can recycle these yourself by carefully cutting off the old ferules with a Dremel reinforced disk, then use good quality...
05-26-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dash01

Hit it with a propane torch to thermally break...

Hit it with a propane torch to thermally break the molecular bond between metal parts. Use candle wax on the thread or PB Blaster penetrating oil and let it soak.
05-22-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Dash01

I read somewhere that one must remove the exhaust...

I read somewhere that one must remove the exhaust manifold studs to get the manifold off. Is that true? It looked to me like with removal of the exhaust pipe flange nuts, the header should come...
05-21-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Dash01

Where to get thermal blanket for this...

Where to get thermal blanket for this application?

Alternatively, what DIY material to use to fabricate? Ironing board reflective fabric? Re-purposed potholder mitt? Soft aluminum roof flashing?...
05-19-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 408,500
Posted By Dash01

My daughter had a Passat with the 1.8Turbo and...

My daughter had a Passat with the 1.8Turbo and got close to 40 mpg cruising down I-5 from Seattle to SLO, and the Passat drag coefficient is surely not as good as a Porsche 951, nor is its frontal...
05-18-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 408,500
Posted By Dash01

BTW, what kind of fuel economy would the 07K...

BTW, what kind of fuel economy would the 07K engine (with about 300 HP) get in a Porsche 944?

I understand that fuel economy is not the reason for making such swap, but otoh since the fuel...
05-17-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Dash01

Thanks, Dave, my attempts at perusing PET came up...

Thanks, Dave, my attempts at perusing PET came up short, as did my various searches of the Porsche Parts & Technical Ref. Catalogue for water cooled models, Haynes, Turbo-specific factory shop...
05-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Dash01

Steering pump hinge bolt size?

The power steering pump is mounted with co-axial hinge parts rather than one long bolt: It has a fixed stud on one side, and a co-axial bolt on the other side which screws into the pump housing. I...
05-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Dash01

If otherwise in good and attractive condition,...

If otherwise in good and attractive condition, and if sufficiently discounted due to HG suspicions, why not buy the car as a blank to then install a VW/Audi 07K engine? In other words, write off the...
05-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Dash01

Oil cooler sealant

Some sources say to use Curil T sealant on a new oil cooler housing gasket and seals.

As Curil T may be hard to find and/or take too long to get, what common substitute is durable and otherwise...
05-02-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Dash01

Actually, I'm pretty sure I did, in process or...

Actually, I'm pretty sure I did, in process or installing an expensive Porsche oil filter and Mobil 1. I've been doing oil changes since the 60s, and never had such trouble with a simple spin-on...
05-01-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Dash01

Well, finally it came off after breaking two new...

Well, finally it came off after breaking two new brand tools, ignoring several old ones, and three trips to tools suppliers. I avoided the screwdriver trick, lest that fail too and leave me with a...
04-30-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Dash01

I'm not sure if there's adequate space to use the...

I'm not sure if there's adequate space to use the Vicegrips or Channel lock type of tool, and I have tried the Boa type tools as I already have two, both utterly useless in this app.

I'm wondering...
04-30-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Dash01

Surefire way to remove oil filter?

Mine is really stuck: Cap type steel cup that fits over the top of the filter just rounds it off; Strap type broke the tool: This was a O'Reilley's Pennzoil oil filter wrench with hollow square...
04-29-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Dash01

Thanks, all, this helps. I'll proceed in an...

Thanks, all, this helps. I'll proceed in an abundance of caution and first flush with Shout, rinse, then the Prestone stuff, then rinse, then finish with proper coolant and distilled water.
04-28-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Dash01

Best flush for cooling system with oil in it?

My coolant has some oil in it, but no coolant in the oil, so I'm changing oil cooler O rings, etc.

What's the best way to flush out oil residue from the coolant system?
04-27-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,625
Posted By Dash01

The failure is typically in the joints of the...

The failure is typically in the joints of the plastic end caps, which crack from stress. I rebuilt mine by carefully collecting as many bits as were still laying under the broken end caps, then using...
04-16-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 408,500
Posted By Dash01

Good. Thanks. I'm looking to optimize such a...

Good. Thanks. I'm looking to optimize such a longterm project by seeking those options which give the most bang for the life cycle buck. So, it may be that year X 07K engine comes with, say, a...
04-16-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 408,500
Posted By Dash01

Suppose one wanted to "make do" with only, say,...

Suppose one wanted to "make do" with only, say, 300 HP on an O7K engine swap: Which of the various 07K engines from VW or Audi would entail the least work and expense and most reliability?
04-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Dash01

Sorry, I'd missed that one, but found others...

Sorry, I'd missed that one, but found others discontinued or at about 3X that price....So, I nosed around and found that a HI-LITER brand Magic Marker thingy has a plastic barrel ~19mm at its base...
04-15-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Dash01

OPRV alignmant tool dimensions

I'm into the dreaded OPRV/oil cooler seal drama on my '86 951, but don't yet know if the OPRV has been upgraded or is the original early version.

The alignment tool is unavailable, or extremely...
04-14-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Dash01

OK, thanks. Follow up questions: This is an...

OK, thanks.

Follow up questions: This is an '86 Turbo, which I gather has the early type housing and Oil Pressure Relief Valve, so I need the early version seal kit, for about $35.

Any...
04-14-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 408,500
Posted By Dash01

Well, since there are not but a few Lambo headers...

Well, since there are not but a few Lambo headers laying about in junkyards, what more available and affordable header may be suitable?
04-14-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Dash01

Thanks, that's pretty much what I thought, but...

Thanks, that's pretty much what I thought, but want others more knowledgeable to chime in here in case there are other prime suspects such as head gasket failure which would explain oil in coolant...
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