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  Topic: I miss the 924 life....
Goldwolf

Replies: 16
Views: 755

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:16 am   Subject: I miss the 924 life....
Hey Morghen are those euro parts available new or do you get them second hand?
  Topic: Really cheap piston and rods
Goldwolf

Replies: 10
Views: 646

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:43 am   Subject: Really cheap piston and rods
Found some cast pistons at summit that will work. $75 set, no rings though.
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/UEM-3221-5MM/
  Topic: Stolen 924 found after 27 years
Goldwolf

Replies: 2
Views: 373

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:56 am   Subject: Stolen 924 found after 27 years
https://jalopnik.com/stolen-porsche-found-at-the-base-of-a-cliff-after-being-1820875224
  Topic: Anyone in Chicago?
Goldwolf

Replies: 6
Views: 478

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:38 am   Subject: Anyone in Chicago?
Search ideola on this board. He's in Woodstock I think.
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:35 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
Compression test results:

1. 210
2. 185
3. 180
4.185

That was a cold engine. We think 1 has oil in it still causing the higher number.

I still can't figure why oil in only #1 other than a ...
  Topic: Really cheap piston and rods
Goldwolf

Replies: 10
Views: 646

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:32 am   Subject: Really cheap piston and rods
The difference in width is small. In Dan's thread about the cheap stroker his machinist recommend the wider so that's what I figured.

With my 12:1 scenario above I still have valve clearance right ...
  Topic: Really cheap piston and rods
Goldwolf

Replies: 10
Views: 646

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:51 am   Subject: Really cheap piston and rods
Thanks, saw that the other day but brain was full. I plugged in the #'s and it looks like compression ratio would be too high with stock head gasket.

http://i.imgur.com/3RxPNEX.pnghttp://i.imgur.co ...
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:16 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
I called him, test should be done in the morning. We shall see.
  Topic: Really cheap piston and rods
Goldwolf

Replies: 10
Views: 646

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:10 am   Subject: Really cheap piston and rods
After learning the news that I may need an engine rebuild I got to pricing all the replacement hardware. $285 for some rod bolts made me start looking at different rod/piston combo's.

Now my goal ...
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:55 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
I forgot too mention that oil squirts out of spark plug hole on cylinder 1. That may or may not change your opinion.
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:57 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
Thanks Paul, I wondered that myself. I emailed him and he said it was assembled long ago.
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:27 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
Thanks Eric.

If I'm dumping excess fuel down the cylinders that will get past the rings right? Will that then push oil back up to be combusted?

Fuel will get past new rings too right?

Could ...
  Topic: Found me a Weissach
Goldwolf

Replies: 28
Views: 2834

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:16 am   Subject: Found me a Weissach
I got some bad news yesterday. Car is running on 4 cylinders finally, but cylinder 1 gets oil soaked in minutes. Big time oil burning causing a smoke screen.

Also have a excess fuel. Mechanic thin ...
  Topic: Better Forum Format?
Goldwolf

Replies: 44
Views: 2328

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:15 am   Subject: Better Forum Format?
It's not native in phpbb, but I think there may be a plugin. I'll check.
  Topic: Better Forum Format?
Goldwolf

Replies: 44
Views: 2328

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:25 am   Subject: Better Forum Format?
The basic style is built with a different type style sheet. I do like that one a little better. I will play with it.
 
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