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  Topic: Detailed ignition conops for S1, S2 cars
bureau13

Replies: 2
Views: 253

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 5:03 am   Subject: Detailed ignition conops for S1, S2 cars
Well, I had not really thought about what I should do yet...just trying to figure out what had been done, and if it were sufficient. It's not really an S1 conversion, although it seems to be similar. ...
  Topic: Detailed ignition conops for S1, S2 cars
bureau13

Replies: 2
Views: 253

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 1:20 am   Subject: Detailed ignition conops for S1, S2 cars
This is undoubtedly wishful thinking, but does anyone know of a detailed description of what our ignition systems do/how they do it?

By that I mean what pieces control what, and what exactly do the ...
  Topic: Shocks
bureau13

Replies: 8
Views: 734

PostForum: 931 Discussion   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 9:53 am   Subject: Shocks
So are the shocks for this car the same as used on the early 944s?

The reason I ask: I have a source for some lightly-used Konis from an early 944...if they're the same, sounds like a nice cheap s ...
  Topic: Cooling fan operation
bureau13

Replies: 4
Views: 393

PostForum: 931 Discussion   Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 8:14 am   Subject: Cooling fan operation
Just to wrap this up and put a bow on it...it was the relay.

Some things I learned (for the dual fan AC-equipped cars):

The driver's side fan runs at slow speed if the temp switch on the radiato ...
  Topic: 1980 931 connecting rods, bolts, and bearings.
bureau13

Replies: 6
Views: 727

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 4:40 am   Subject: 1980 931 connecting rods, bolts, and bearings.
I assume that is the brown carpet that the sun turns green? I have that issue in mine as well. I wonder if anyone has had any luck redying them? Or does someone sell a carpet kit for this car.

It ...
  Topic: Cooling fan operation
bureau13

Replies: 4
Views: 393

PostForum: 931 Discussion   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 7:45 am   Subject: Cooling fan operation
Hmm...I most definitely have two fans, and I have the cooling fan relay described in the early 944 material.

My working assumption at this point is that my cooling fan relay is bad. I need to test ...
  Topic: Cooling fan operation
bureau13

Replies: 4
Views: 393

PostForum: 931 Discussion   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 1:31 am   Subject: Cooling fan operation
I've recently started overheating, but only at idle or stop and go traffic. Long open roads at speed, no problem. Sounds like fans, right? Only, I hear them running after I shut the car off, as they ...
  Topic: Driver's side window regulator replacement
bureau13

Replies: 1
Views: 383

PostForum: Body and Interior   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:26 am   Subject: Driver's side window regulator replacement
So I got the regulator replaced. The problem was not a stripped gear, as I imagined, but part of the metal frame, near the center gear area, broke completely in half. Very weird.

For the record, t ...
  Topic: I need interior door latch bezels in brown. 924/early 944
bureau13

Replies: 0
Views: 287

PostForum: Body and Interior   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:21 am   Subject: I need interior door latch bezels in brown. 924/early 944
Anyone have these that they want to sell, in good condition? I can't find them anywhere, in brown. I do see a few in black on Ebay.

This is a two-piece part, although the one I need is the larger ...
  Topic: Driver's side window regulator replacement
bureau13

Replies: 1
Views: 383

PostForum: Body and Interior   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:56 pm   Subject: Driver's side window regulator replacement
My window is stuck down. I can hear the motor running, but the glass doesn't move.

I removed the door card (and in the process butchered the interior latch surround...anyone know where I can get a ...
  Topic: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
bureau13

Replies: 6
Views: 748

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
Fifty50Plus wins the prize! I knew it wasn't the overboost switch, since that is already disconnected and the wire grounded. The buzzing to which I referred was from the back, the fuel pumps. I jumper ...
  Topic: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
bureau13

Replies: 6
Views: 748

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:21 am   Subject: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
I jumpered the relay (that relay box is NOT positioned for convenient access!) and both pumps appear to be running. In fact, it then started, and I moved it to my driveway.

At which time I noticed ...
  Topic: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
bureau13

Replies: 6
Views: 748

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:50 pm   Subject: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
Quick question about fuel pump behavior in this car: If I put the key in and turn it on (but not all the way to crank it) I hear the fuel pump (or something) hum briefly...maybe a second...and then s ...
  Topic: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
bureau13

Replies: 6
Views: 748

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: New problem: Car died, started and ran briefly, now dead
So basically, I was almost home, when I pulled up to a stop sign and the car died, dash warning lights on etc. I thought maybe I somehow just stalled it. Started it back up again, drove a little furth ...
  Topic: Shocks
bureau13

Replies: 8
Views: 734

PostForum: 931 Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:23 am   Subject: Shocks
That's probably what I'll go with. Good to hear it's a relatively painless job. On the 928, it's supposedly a PITA and I'm not looking forward to it, but I kinda have to now....but that's another stor ...
 
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