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  Topic: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 688

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:45 am   Subject: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
If you're committed to the concept, starting with a 924S tub would be exponentially easier.

After communicating with a very helpful Jon Mitchel of JMG Porsche Limited in the UK (who've done this tr ...
  Topic: Fuel leak from the gas tank area
Qik Nip

Replies: 5
Views: 1154

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:52 am   Subject: Fuel leak from the gas tank area
Sounds like the rubber gasket between the pump and tank has given up the ghost. Order a new one from Pelican. It only takes a few minutes to install. Might be a good idea to burn up as much gas in the ...
  Topic: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 688

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Getting back to the point of this post, anyone here who can comment on the 924 driveline compatibility with the 3 liter block?. In a perfect world I'd love to put my clutch on the 968 flywheel and bol ...
  Topic: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 688

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:16 am   Subject: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
[quote="Fifty50Plus"]The 924 was originally classed as an Improved Touring - B car some years back by SCCA. I looked into building an F production 924 car for SCCA but there are a bunch of ...
  Topic: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 688

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:19 am   Subject: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
I guess you'll be modifying the 3L as well so it may make not so much difference but perhaps the 968 motor is a better start as it has around 240HP off the bat?
Compared to the S2 engine it has this ...
  Topic: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 688

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:55 am   Subject: Advice on swapping in a 3.0 liter 968
As some here know, I run a '79 924 at Bonneville and other land speed racing venue. It has a fairly highly modified 2 liter naturally aspirated motor making about 210 horsepower. The car is a SCTA and ...
  Topic: NACA Duct measurement request
Qik Nip

Replies: 14
Views: 2887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:51 am   Subject: NACA Duct measurement request
Remember that the hood is a low-pressure zone. Why not try connecting the carburator plenum directly to the batterybox? That is high pressure! Poor manīs turbo

Now that's interesting. To tho ...
  Topic: NACA Duct measurement request
Qik Nip

Replies: 14
Views: 2887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:14 am   Subject: NACA Duct measurement request
length 15", width 7", depth 1.5"... add maybe 1/2" all around for the "outside" dimensions for grafting on the hood. Maybe not super-precise, but should give you some ide ...
  Topic: NACA Duct measurement request
Qik Nip

Replies: 14
Views: 2887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:13 am   Subject: NACA Duct measurement request
Im curious, why do you want it?

Cedric:
I hope to get cooler air into the engine while avoiding the added air resistance created by a traditional hood scoop. The air under the hood of a fast m ...
  Topic: NACA Duct measurement request
Qik Nip

Replies: 14
Views: 2887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:10 am   Subject: NACA Duct measurement request
Can check mine when I get home, if no-one beats me to it...

Thanks. So far you're it!
Rick
  Topic: Lost keys
Qik Nip

Replies: 8
Views: 2503

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:15 am   Subject: Re: Lost keys
I lost the only keys for my 924. I can pry the door to get in, but still no key to start it.

What's the easiest cheapest and quickest route to being able to start it with a screwdriver or button ...
  Topic: NACA Duct measurement request
Qik Nip

Replies: 14
Views: 2887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:07 am   Subject: NACA Duct measurement request
Can anyone here with a 924 Turbo sitting in their garage do me the favor of measuring the width, depth and length of the NACA vent in the hood? I'm considering "grafting" one on the driver's ...
  Topic: Fortune Cookie 924 Bonneville report
Qik Nip

Replies: 1
Views: 1720

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:31 am   Subject: Fortune Cookie 924 Bonneville report
Just a quick check in to report on the 924's Bonneville Speed Week performance. (Got home about two hours ago) We bumped our 2017 145.653 record to 149.825 with a 150.2 down run and a return of 149.37 ...
  Topic: Glowing Red Exhaust Manifold Please Help!!!!
Qik Nip

Replies: 9
Views: 6210

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:41 am   Subject: Glowing Red Exhaust Manifold Please Help!!!!
I had a '76 NA years ago that exhibited a glowing exhaust manifold and after lots of worry and research, determined it was apparently normal! I drove the car until it had 148,000 trouble free miles o ...
  Topic: Bye bye, Blue Lemon
Qik Nip

Replies: 3
Views: 1899

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:07 am   Subject: Bye bye, Blue Lemon
Coal burner or not, it's great looking and has amazing out of the hole acceleration.
Rick
 
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