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  Topic: 1 stud build
MikeJinCO

Replies: 67
Views: 15879

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:36 am   Subject: 1 stud build
The fuel injector port plugs are a 24mmx1.5 pipe plug. The are available from McMaster-Carr, metric-thread.com, possibly on ebay. At MC not cheap about $10 each, get the ones that are put in with a ...
  Topic: 1977 will not reach operating temperature
MikeJinCO

Replies: 2
Views: 280

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:27 am   Subject: 1977 will not reach operating temperature
I'd go checking some cylinder head and thermostat housing temps with a infrared thermometer before I got too radical,my guess would be that they should be over 150-160 degrees, I am getting to not tru ...
  Topic: new 1977 924 owner. headliner pieces question
MikeJinCO

Replies: 1
Views: 245

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:07 am   Subject: new 1977 924 owner. headliner pieces question
On my '77 it appears to be stitched together in 3 panels. The first from the front visor mount panel to approximately where the glass of the sunroof starts ie around the corner an inch or so, then ...
  Topic: 931 rear wheel studs
MikeJinCO

Replies: 10
Views: 330

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:18 am   Subject: 931 rear wheel studs
Sorry about that, No they are not screw in studs. I had hubs from an early 944 and I had to take the hub to a shop that had a press to get them out. It is best to get them pressed in also as trying ...
  Topic: 931 rear wheel studs
MikeJinCO

Replies: 10
Views: 330

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:48 am   Subject: 931 rear wheel studs
First make a stop bar to keep the hub from rotating, I use a wood 1x4 (probably 30" long)with holes drilled so that it fits over two of the studs and jams onto the floor. Then put double nuts on ...
  Topic: Adjusting Distributor Advance
MikeJinCO

Replies: 3
Views: 486

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:17 am   Subject: Adjusting Distributor Advance
I did an experiment. I borrowed a non digital MAC tool timing light. First I set the timing at 41 with the Sears light, then checked it with the MAC and it at first was very scattered(probably the R ...
  Topic: Adjusting Distributor Advance
MikeJinCO

Replies: 3
Views: 486

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:45 am   Subject: Adjusting Distributor Advance
Understanding timing should be about 34 BTDC. I have a MSD 6AL ignition and have been timing it with my old style Sears timing light at about 3000 -3500 rpm. Looking at the Haynes manual the mechani ...
  Topic: steering shft
MikeJinCO

Replies: 5
Views: 1320

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:07 am   Subject: steering shft
Edit- 4130 tubing to bar stock, 4130 is easily weldable, 4140 not so much.
  Topic: 1977 924 exhaust valves
MikeJinCO

Replies: 3
Views: 460

PostForum: Cars and Parts Wanted/For Sale   Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:13 am   Subject: 1977 924 exhaust valves
I looked at the Ferrera catalog and their 9mm stem valves are unfinished blanks with a 47mm head so they would take quite a bit of machining to make work. they would need the heads machined down, keep ...
  Topic: steering shft
MikeJinCO

Replies: 5
Views: 1320

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:32 pm   Subject: steering shft
Thought I should post a follow up. The used one I found was for some other car so it went back. Looked similar with same brand of joints but more heavy duty and the length shorter. So I sent mine i ...
  Topic: 1977 924 exhaust valves
MikeJinCO

Replies: 3
Views: 460

PostForum: Cars and Parts Wanted/For Sale   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:20 am   Subject: 1977 924 exhaust valves
I have 5 reusable ones. They have a little wear on the stem, but still good for reuse. How many do you need? For new ones, Ferrera has some 9mm blanks that they can cut down to fit. Originally bla ...
  Topic: Need help w/alternator + light issues
MikeJinCO

Replies: 2
Views: 926

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:00 am   Subject: Need help w/alternator + light issues
Had a similar problem, mine was low voltage at the voltage gauge and battery going flat. The battery should be about 14+v when running. After tearing apart the dash and checking voltage, I ended up r ...
  Topic: Word of Thanks in Appreciation
MikeJinCO

Replies: 2
Views: 772

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:39 am   Subject: Word of Thanks in Appreciation
Congratulations!!! Having spent 3 years taking a car apart and putting it back together I know how you feel.
  Topic: Belt timing and tuning vs performance
MikeJinCO

Replies: 6
Views: 901

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:02 am   Subject: Belt timing and tuning vs performance
The fellow who does my machine work has said many times that on US V8's advancing the cam about 4 degrees will really improve low end performance. Many Crower cams come with a built in 4 degree advan ...
  Topic: steering shft
MikeJinCO

Replies: 5
Views: 1320

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:28 am   Subject: steering shft
I found a used one at RetroAutomotive in Vermont, hopefully it is usable. Several hours after I ordered it, I found out that Martin Willis at The Machine Shop in Colorado Spring has all the parts to ...
 
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