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  Topic: Scrap or sell?
Brian Bailey

Replies: 4
Views: 519

PostForum: Cars and Parts Wanted/For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:23 am   Subject: Scrap or sell?
I have had some good years driving this 1978 924. It was bought at an auction, basically headed for the scrap yard. I did some work- head gasket, electrics, amateur body work with economy catalyzed pa ...
  Topic: ARP Rod Bolts Group Buy Round 3
Brian Bailey

Replies: 66
Views: 26594

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:08 am   Subject: ARP Rod Bolts Group Buy Round 3
Please put me down for a set of 8 bolts, SVP. Can't recall if nuts are involved (well, the ones that fit the bolts, that is...) Will email.
B
  Topic: Crappy workmanship or what...
Brian Bailey

Replies: 11
Views: 4329

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:01 am   Subject: Crappy workmanship or what...
The final (hopefully) comment on this topic. I put the car on a hoist, (MUCH better than my car jacks and creeper!) removed ancillary parts and discovered what was suspected. The main cable at the sta ...
  Topic: Crappy workmanship or what...
Brian Bailey

Replies: 11
Views: 4329

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:34 am   Subject: Crappy workmanship or what...
Thanks for your assistance, folks!
  Topic: Crappy workmanship or what...
Brian Bailey

Replies: 11
Views: 4329

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:00 pm   Subject: Crappy workmanship or what...
SoÖ I changed the starter (rebuilt Bosch), which had spinoff pleasures like removing exhaust and sheild components, but thought Iíd done a decent job. The car started several times, got me to work but ...
  Topic: Crappy workmanship or what...
Brian Bailey

Replies: 11
Views: 4329

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:16 pm   Subject: Crappy workmanship or what...
I recently swapped out my starter ('78 924) with a rebuilt Bosch. Hated it. Enjoyed several drives, then she wouldn't start. No solenoid action, lights, etc. Tried boosting the battery - cold here in ...
  Topic: Replacement valves - SI Industries
Brian Bailey

Replies: 1
Views: 1094

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:13 pm   Subject: Replacement valves - SI Industries
Has anyone had experience with SI Indistries valves (stainless steel) for their 931? Thanks, B
  Topic: Exhaustfix
Brian Bailey

Replies: 1
Views: 875

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 11:24 am   Subject: Exhaustfix
I've been giving some loving to a derelict 1978 N/A, and she's becoming a nice car. I swapped the rotten rear muffler last week, thought it'd be "done" but the original front (Borla, I think ...
  Topic: Looking for pistons for 924turbo
Brian Bailey

Replies: 6
Views: 1887

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:02 pm   Subject: Looking for pistons for 924turbo
I'm glad you're still learning, and I sure am, which makes this work exciting. I've asked for advice and information from this discussion group and haven't been reprimanded yet...
Emoore hints that y ...
  Topic: 931 rebuild questions
Brian Bailey

Replies: 3
Views: 1292

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 11:27 am   Subject: 931 rebuild questions
Ah Christmas Holidays and the wrenches come out of their beds! (the rebuild resumes)
Some questions, if anyone cares to reply:

The big bolt (24 mm) on the front end of the crankshaft seems to not ...
  Topic: Bent valves
Brian Bailey

Replies: 6
Views: 1849

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:40 am   Subject: Bent valves
Thanks much, helpful as always!
B
  Topic: Bent valves
Brian Bailey

Replies: 6
Views: 1849

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 12:57 pm   Subject: Bent valves
Thinking I'm lazy... I remember coming across the sodium filled valve topic somewhere, but where...? Shortcut? How does one know whether the valve are, or aren't?
I appreciate the feedback, you two! ...
  Topic: Bent valves
Brian Bailey

Replies: 6
Views: 1849

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 2:07 pm   Subject: Bent valves
Iíve started looking into engine assemblies on a dead 931 (1981) which had a timing belt issues. Iíve seen some advice on VW flat top pistons, which is intriguing. The valves are my next question: two ...
  Topic: Timing belt issues - ho hum
Brian Bailey

Replies: 8
Views: 2625

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:26 am   Subject: Timing belt issues - ho hum
Thanks for the feedback, folks. Very helpful advice as usual! I feared that valves/pistons would collide - as I bought a dead 931 which had suffered this fate - and thought this was uiniversal to thes ...
  Topic: Timing belt issues - ho hum
Brian Bailey

Replies: 8
Views: 2625

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2007 12:07 pm   Subject: Timing belt issues - ho hum
The timing belt tensioning pulley on my í78 924 split apart just as I was pulling into my driveway after a pleasant cruise. I thought this was downright considerate of it, as I didnít have to hike, an ...
 
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