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  1. GB3
    07-25-2013 11:38 PM - permalink
    GB3
    Hello, my 1975 914 (2.0, dual carb conversion ) has been overcharging all of the sudden. Alt. light in gauge working fine ( lights up when starting and goes out) replaced voltage regulator with an original Bosch that remedy things for about a week then the random overcharging began. Tried 3 other after market v.r. and within two minutes random overcharge begins ( gauge quickly pegs over 16 for all brands tried, then stays around 13, and spikes up again) Power feels strained when these brief voltage spike occur and lights brighten. Measured amps at battery and was 12.6. During voltage spike, 17.2 Cleaned battery posts, and minimal acid seepage around battery tray. Ground strap from transmisson visually appears fine, but have not cleaned. From researching could it be a bad ground wire connection from the voltage regulator which is connected at the alternator ? I tried to get to the alt. but it was very difficult. Local mechanic thinks its the alternator, but I don't trust his "guess".
  2. syed
    07-22-2013 04:44 PM - permalink
    syed
    Hi: my 1995 BMW was running fine, then the engine check light came on and car stops at every stop, I kept putting it in neutral and then in drive , every traffic light it died, put it in neutral and started it , once starts running it keeps going until I push the brake.
  3. Dave at Pelican Parts
    04-03-2013 08:01 AM - permalink
    Dave at Pelican Parts
    I don't know offhand of any list that shows specifically which were made for the US versus RoW. With the 73-74 2.0 cars that can be inferred from the GA versus GB engine code, but I don't have those numbers.

    The 914world site has charts under the "914info" link in the upper-right, and you will find the following two pages linked there:
    914World.com - The largest online 914 community
    914World.com - The largest online 914 community

    The range of chassis numbers for 1973 is 4732900001 – 4732927660.

    The second page seems to be broken up by the year the cars were built, not the model year. Since production of the next year's cars begins in August, the numbers don't match up completely. Here is the production for 2.0 models in BY 72 and 73:
    4817 16639

    Somewhere around 16,693 were built for the 73 model year. Possibly less, if production had to ramp up slowly in August 73.
  4. new914nutter
    04-03-2013 03:45 AM - permalink
    new914nutter
    HI Dave, I saw the data table a few days back, but cannot find it (after 2 days) Please help me out of my misery. I am trying to establish how many 914 2.0 l cars were made for the USA market and how many were made for the ROW market in 1973?

    I know that made 27660 in total, the made 9667 for ROW, but how many of these were 2.0 l cars?

    Thanks a lot in advance

    Cheers

    Lytton
  5. The Fixer
    10-23-2012 01:52 PM - permalink
    The Fixer
    Dave,

    I wanted to ask you if I may post my Porsche Product in the Classified section, it is a great product we are giving away at cost. Many Pelican Forum members have purchased and raved ordering more. We really are trying to rid the shop of our inventory from a TV Marketing venture gone bad due to an un ethical Marketing company we tried working with. I sold them years ago in Panorama, i am a dyed in the wool Porsche guy and have restored a 356B with electric sunroof, and both my current classic Porsches.
    I would greatly appreciate the ability to post this product in the classifieds.

    Thank you,

    Matt
  6. pedrokim
    10-18-2012 03:41 AM - permalink
    pedrokim
    hi Dave, I have a 06 mini cooper in Calif, why is the catalytic converter so expensive? I know it has to be specific, but why? its maybe because people modified they cars and put a bigger capacity to pass emissions? thank you for your answer
  7. Griffinroydonal
    09-23-2012 10:15 AM - permalink
    Griffinroydonal
    Thank you Dave ! You rock !
  8. Leirad1985
    05-27-2012 11:57 AM - permalink
    Leirad1985
    Hello, Dave. My 325 E is firing only the #1 and #6 plugs. Have replaced plugs, cables, rotor and cap, ignition coil, computer, ignition relay and tested the resistance on the crank sensor. No idea what could be causing this. Could you shed some light?
  9. wndsnd
    05-14-2012 06:22 AM - permalink
    wndsnd
    Dave,

    Do you know which of the fuel injection pressure testers that PP sells will work on my 73 1.7L DJET?
  10. aviator
    04-23-2012 12:11 PM - permalink
    aviator
    Hello Dave,
    My '89 M3 E30 key won't turn past the 1st click. I have the whole assembly removed and I can' get the bobby pin into that hole about 1.5" deep, but I can't get the tumbler to come out. A locksmith suggested that perhaps I need to key to get to the second position before the bobby pin will be able to push the internal sping to get it out. Any suggestions?

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