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  Topic: Ballast Resistor

Replies: 37
Views: 11467

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:50 pm   Subject: Ballast Resistor
The rad fan resistor which is mounted on the top of the front panel on early cars is still used on later 924's but mounted by the auxiliary fuse panel in the side of the LH footwell (on euro spec cars ...
  Topic: Spare tire options

Replies: 3
Views: 2879

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:44 am   Subject: Spare tire options
The correct tyre size for the 14" wheel is 185/70 and it should fit easily into the well unless someone has taken a large hammer to the rear of the well to gain more space for the gearbox removal ...
  Topic: Camshaft Pulley Key/Dot

Replies: 5
Views: 2985

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:03 am   Subject: Camshaft Pulley Key/Dot
You will find 924 owners over here who have supercharged their cars and may be interested in your cars development.
  Topic: Crankcase ventilation hose for 1981 Porsche 924 NA

Replies: 11
Views: 4871

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: Crankcase ventilation hose for 1981 Porsche 924 NA
Fairly certain no one in UK 924OC has attempted to get these made. needs to be oil/fuel/heat proof, normal recommendation is to get the appropriate hose size and stick a plastic/wood plug with about a ...
  Topic: Alternator belt size

Replies: 4
Views: 3525

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:35 pm   Subject: Alternator belt size
Try a 10x888, which is the alternative size.
  Topic: Engine under shield question

Replies: 2
Views: 6594

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:58 pm   Subject: Engine under shield question
I think your question has already been answered here
  Topic: Martini...

Replies: 18
Views: 6936

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:15 am   Subject: Martini...
There are probably more Martini editions available in the US and Europe mainland, of the 3,000 sold most were LHD, and only 100 RHD variants came into the UK where there are less than 20 known, which ...
  Topic: Martini...

Replies: 18
Views: 6936

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:44 pm   Subject: Martini...
The only thing "special" in the Martini edition is the interior, everything else is standard 924 so is easy to source. If you are considering it as a restoration then you need to evaluate th ...
  Topic: Electrical mayhem - what are these wires?

Replies: 7
Views: 3936

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:17 am   Subject: Electrical mayhem - what are these wires?
You should be aware that the Haynes manual was written for the US market (LHD and detuned) and is not helpful to owners of euro spec cars as there are quite a few differences. The 2 disconnected wires ...
  Topic: Power loss and shutdown

Replies: 11
Views: 8519

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:58 pm   Subject: Power loss and shutdown
I would check the fuel pump fuse and make sure it and the contacts in the fuse panel are good and clean. The fuse is No.2 on the aux fuse panel on the LHS of the passenger footwell (in RHD cars), thin ...
  Topic: 924 will not start

Replies: 7
Views: 3775

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:03 am   Subject: 924 will not start
Almost certainly points ignition not electronic, check that first, points will oxidise if left standing.
  Topic: Two simple questions

Replies: 5
Views: 8284

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:57 am   Subject: Two simple questions
You are correct, the "wheel switch" controls front/ rear fader, not used if a modern replacement head unit is used with onboard controls, also only fitted if the car was specified with the o ...
  Topic: Lost keys

Replies: 8
Views: 5166

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:42 am   Subject: Lost keys
Normally the ignition/door/hatch and fuel cap are identical keys, an early VW Beetle or Golf blank is the same, so the ignition key shouldn't have any different features to a door lock key. Always ass ...
  Topic: 924 starts, idles very rough, won't accelerate? What to try

Replies: 30
Views: 13939

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:23 am   Subject: 924 starts, idles very rough, won't accelerate? What to try
The strange red cap on the AAV (in front of the coil) is not right, that should be connected to the rubber air trunking to the throttle body
  Topic: fog light wiring on US spec cars

Replies: 3
Views: 2760

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:38 am   Subject: fog light wiring on US spec cars
Not sure how helpful this is, but the front fogs on euro cars operates from one of the 4 rocker switches on the rear of the centre consol. The switch under the oil pressure gauge is for rear fogs. The ...
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