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  Topic: It is good to be back
Dynamite76

Replies: 1
Views: 752

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:33 am   Subject: It is good to be back
Well, mostly I am happy to have a job and can finally afford to pay Porsche some attention. When I realized how expensive owning one of these cars could actually become I jokingly named her Mercedes. ...
  Topic: Tyre Question from a newbie - advice appreciated
Dynamite76

Replies: 6
Views: 2091

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:43 am   Subject: Tyre Question from a newbie - advice appreciated
The tire used by NASA Spec 944 is the Toyo Proxy 225/50/15 and works great on a 7" rim, however there will be more gap between the tire and the fender, but I am guessing yours is lower than stand ...
  Topic: Help please - '87 924S DME location (pic would really help)
Dynamite76

Replies: 3
Views: 1627

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:28 am   Subject: Help please - '87 924S DME location (pic would really help)
http://www.crossroadforums.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=10804.0;attach=8053;image

hope this helps. I thread jacked someone to post it. Anyway, you have to remove the top fuse box to get to ...
  Topic: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Dynamite76

Replies: 12
Views: 3883

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 7:35 am   Subject: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Anyway, I just finished running the manual fan control. I used 12 gauge wire and attached 2 blade connectors to each end which fit snuggly in the thermo switch wires and secured with tape and zip tie ...
  Topic: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Dynamite76

Replies: 12
Views: 3883

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:30 am   Subject: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Thanks for all of your help. My first prority was keeping it simple, second was avoiding running a positivly charge wire if I didn't have to.

Anyway, I just finished running the manual fan control ...
  Topic: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Dynamite76

Replies: 12
Views: 3883

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:07 am   Subject: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Ah, but my temp swith is positively charged, not ground. Ask me how I know.

Yes, when I jumper the switch it is working fine, it is just that the temp switch (a new one too) doesn't cut on until ...
  Topic: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Dynamite76

Replies: 12
Views: 3883

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:47 am   Subject: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
I guess the quick "fix" for the moment is to disconnect the wires leading to the temp relay and run more wires (what I am trying to avoid) to a manual switch in the cabin. I know that the w ...
  Topic: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Dynamite76

Replies: 12
Views: 3883

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:04 pm   Subject: Help... Cooling Fan bypass
Hi, Sorry if this is beat to death, but I want to put in a manual switch to turn on my 2 cooling fans while at the track. What I am hoping to do rather than running a wire from the temp relay into th ...
  Topic: warm up engine ratlle
Dynamite76

Replies: 20
Views: 5737

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:44 am   Subject: warm up engine ratlle
I did some searching over at pelican parts. It sound like the timing belt has stretched a little and when the
engine is cold it is slapping the cam gear cover a little bit. Once the engine warms up ...
  Topic: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 1987

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:21 am   Subject: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
I recommend that you spend a $100 bucks and have a shop that has the tool and the knowledge do it for you.

IMO the cheap tools are worthless, I'd rather do it by hand than use one of those.

Good ...
  Topic: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 1987

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:44 am   Subject: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
A bad caliper on the daily driver means more mileage and less money for the track toy.

I think a lot of people on Rennlist have had success with the krinket. But at the same time there are plen ...
  Topic: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 1987

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:15 pm   Subject: approx. 1500 after T-belt service
Okay, I've been a little lazy and have had some mechanical issues with my DD, so have about 500 more miles on my new T-belt (replaced at a shop) without adjusting the tension. Hopefully I can get the ...
  Topic: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 3721

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:26 am   Subject: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
My desire for frugal optimization congruent with my skill level means that I will be reverting back to a more stock front suspension. Maybe after I tackle the seemly daunting task of replacing the cl ...
  Topic: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 3721

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:14 am   Subject: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
Update:

I "discovered" Koni 30 series mono dampers. Anyone else using them? For the cost and ease of installation, I cannot see a reason not to use them, especially since I am not bound ...
  Topic: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
Dynamite76

Replies: 5
Views: 3721

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:44 pm   Subject: Using coilovers w/ torsion bars + clutch replacement - help
I have an '88 924S. The clutch is shot as best as I can tell; thrashing in rear end as I apply and remove throttle inputs. So, I have the task of replacing the clutch coming up.

I would also like ...
 
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