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  1. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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?
  4. Fireman_Chris
    07-30-2011 06:27 AM - permalink
    Fireman_Chris
    Dave, I mounted my Piloti Driving Lights and keep blowing the fuse!
    1) Do the lights need to be grounded to the chassis like the originals were? [Original lights appear to be grounded to the chassis through the mount as there is only a black hot wire coming out of the light housing]
    2) The gillotine style fuse that accompanies the driving lights is a 15A, the one plugged into my fuse panel was an ZF8A. Should I put in a BIGGER fuse?
    Thank you, Dave
  5. sean_V8_914
    07-22-2011 07:46 PM - permalink
    sean_V8_914
    Hi dave . do you know anyone near Eurika? my friend Joel just bought Jerry's beautiful green 914 in Washington. he's dead on teh side of teh road just north of Eurika. perhaps you know someone near by that could help him. He's on teh side of the road with his wife. they flew up to drive it back to san diego.
  6. Raulg
    01-18-2011 09:30 AM - permalink
    Raulg
    Dave,
    I am going to start replacing of the head gasket on my 98 528i. I was looking at the gas lines connecting to the metal piping / fuel rail near the fire wall. There is a metal washer-like at the hose/pipe connection. Can you tell me how to disconnect these?
    Thank you for your help.
    Raul
  7. RVONSTUCK
    12-09-2010 04:43 PM - permalink
    RVONSTUCK
    Hey there Dave. It's Ron, the guy with the chop top 914. I just finnished putting a new alternator in. When I hook up the battery the alt light comes on. When I turn the ignition on it goes out. Please tell me Ive got a wire crossed some where or some thing. I dont want to have to take the new alt out an shove it up someones a--. Any light you can shed on this would be aswsome. Thanks, Ron
  8. Chris Scott
    09-28-2010 08:53 PM - permalink
    Chris Scott
    Dave, take a look at this link. I think you will like what we a building.
    Chris

    http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-914-914-6-technical-forum/566932-914-6-conversion-works.html
  9. Dave at Pelican Parts
    09-16-2010 08:51 PM - permalink
    Dave at Pelican Parts
    You can coil the wire up inside a deep-well 13mm socket.

    You can also grind a corner off of an extension, to leave room for the wire.

    The threads in the head are very delicate. Some people say to get the head warm because the aluminum expands more than the steel sensor, while others say that hot aluminum is weaker than cold. At the very least, spray it with a penetrating oil like Kroyl or PB Blaster. (WD-40 is not a penetrating oil.)

    --DD
  10. midfielder
    09-16-2010 02:53 PM - permalink
    midfielder
    Dave:
    Do I need any special tools to remove/install the head temp sensor in my75 914?

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