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  Topic: Any shop that refurbishes G31/01 gearbox
kevingross

Replies: 8
Views: 13632

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:36 pm   Subject: Any shop that refurbishes G31/01 gearbox
Thank you Kevin, I will have sent it to you if I had seen this post earlier. The car is presently in a workshop getting several things fixed, including the gearbox.

Sounds good! Let me know if I c ...
  Topic: Any shop that refurbishes G31/01 gearbox
kevingross

Replies: 8
Views: 13632

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:31 am   Subject: Any shop that refurbishes G31/01 gearbox
Palin, I am rebuilding G31 transmissions, if a US-based option is workable for you.

Yes, each gear is a pair: a fixed and a floating (also called shifting) gear. The dog teeth are pressed onto the ...
  Topic: 2L NA LSD gearboxes...do they exist?
kevingross

Replies: 7
Views: 4439

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:26 am   Subject: 2L NA LSD gearboxes...do they exist?
Yeah, unless someone's serviced them before, they are all beat to snot at present and not working as intended. I rebuilt an '85 a couple weeks ago that had basically no break-away torque. The good ne ...
  Topic: 2L NA LSD gearboxes...do they exist?
kevingross

Replies: 7
Views: 4439

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:51 am   Subject: 2L NA LSD gearboxes...do they exist?
They exist but are scarce. For the snailshell (016/Y or Z, or G31.01 or .02) made by Getrag, the same LSD as used in the 911 series type 915 transmission was used. They are all but impossible to fin ...
  Topic: Snail Shell LSD Swap
kevingross

Replies: 4
Views: 12978

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:12 am   Subject: Snail Shell LSD Swap
You need to re-establish both the differential carrier bearing preload (turning torque) and the ring-to-pinion backlash. Both are critical to the longevity of the associated parts. Which is to say, ...
  Topic: Power loss and shutdown
kevingross

Replies: 11
Views: 24648

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:30 am   Subject: Power loss and shutdown
Probably the DME relay.. Just a guess but a good place to start..
http://www.clarks-garage.com/shop-manual/fuel-05.htm

Yup, that's where I'd start in my diagnosis. Good luck!
  Topic: Thermo time switch No: 043906163A
kevingross

Replies: 14
Views: 18732

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:04 am   Subject: Thermo time switch No: 043906163A
0 280 130 214 has been superseded to F 026 T03 100 by Bosch, and that part is available from them, MSRP $246.20. My wholesaler has 16 in stock at the moment.
  Topic: G31 Definitive Rebuild Parts List
kevingross

Replies: 5
Views: 6785

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: G31 Definitive Rebuild Parts List
Hi Leigh, great chatting with you today! I found the following link to Peter Tinucci's excellent article posted on Ideola's Garage:

http://garage.ideola.com/downloads/G31-Trans-Updated-20100207.pd ...
  Topic: 924 016/Y 016/Z VA VB 1st gear synchro, 1/2/3 gear dog
kevingross

Replies: 3
Views: 5082

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:03 am   Subject: 924 016/Y 016/Z VA VB 1st gear synchro, 1/2/3 gear dog
Iíve just had a small run of first gear synchros and first/second/third gear dog rings made, at the request of a customer, for 924 type 016/Y code VA and 016/Z code VB transmissions. Porscheís part n ...
  Topic: Transmission making a clunking sound (video)
kevingross

Replies: 5
Views: 23853

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:36 am   Subject: Transmission making a clunking sound (video)
Thank you, Kevin. Can you believe that it is so hard in this case to actually figure that out?!

Well, if you don't fiddle with transmissions all the time, yeah, it could take a little figuring ...
  Topic: Transmission making a clunking sound (video)
kevingross

Replies: 5
Views: 23853

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:31 pm   Subject: Transmission making a clunking sound (video)
If the sound is coming from inside the transmission, you have either a broken ring and pinion or broken differential, best guess.
  Topic: Four-speed type YR or XT transmission rebuild
kevingross

Replies: 0
Views: 4618

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:19 am   Subject: Four-speed type YR or XT transmission rebuild
It's been about four years since I last rebuilt a 924 type YR or XT four-speed transmission. At the end of '14, I picked up the last pair of pinion shaft bearings Porsche had, and since then they have ...
  Topic: Nervous about my timing belt tension
kevingross

Replies: 19
Views: 37684

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:05 am   Subject: Nervous about my timing belt tension
Bureau, thanks, that makes a lot of sense!
  Topic: Nervous about my timing belt tension
kevingross

Replies: 19
Views: 37684

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:35 am   Subject: Nervous about my timing belt tension
Well, what do you know. Continental provides guidance in this informational document https://www.carid.com/images/continental-contitech/info/pdfs/practical-tech-tips.pdf. (It includes mention of usi ...
  Topic: Nervous about my timing belt tension
kevingross

Replies: 19
Views: 37684

PostForum: 931 Tech.   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: Nervous about my timing belt tension
I agree that the 90 degree twist method is pretty vague, unless you've done a whole lot of them and have developed a good feel. The factory workshop manual also cites the 90 degree twist method.

M ...
 
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