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  1. tejonk
    04-23-2010 07:49 AM - permalink
    tejonk
    Mr. Walker, sorry to bother you, but I think as you recommend, my oil consumption is going pretty bad, also enigine overheating worries me, so I think is time to do a valve grind, I do not have oil leaking on the ground, I think I will try to fix the engine left bank 3 cylinders valves, where the problem is. As you can see, I live in Cuernavaca Morelos Mexico, and here there are not Porsche workshops, so I'd like you to please, tell me what parts I'm going to need to perform the job, technical assistance, or any suggestion from an expert from you, will be appreciated, Thank you very much for your advise and comments, Cesar.
  2. HFR_Racer
    09-27-2009 05:45 PM - permalink
    HFR_Racer
    John:

    I've sprung a leak in the area of my crankshaft pulley on my '87 930. The leak is either coming from the crankshaft seal of the intermediate shaft cover plate gasket/ o-ring. It seems to me that it's going to be pretty difficult to determine the culprit unless I pull the crankshaft pulley. Can I use the special tool that you suggested in a previous thread (M16 bolt with threads removed) to remove a pulley for a 930? I'm not sure what models this tool that you mentioned works for.

    I understand that I can remove the pulley bolt by placing the transmission in high gear and applying the brakes while removing the pulley bolt. I also know how to remove and re-install the fan belt.

    Any tips are appreciated..

    HFR_Racer
  3. Joe V
    05-26-2009 06:00 PM - permalink
    Joe V
    Mr. Walker:

    Hey there! Sorry to bother you, but I had a question about cutting the detent springs on a 915. Will it help reduce the amount of effort required to shift 1/2 and 3/4?

    Thanks!
  4. brads911sc
    03-24-2009 08:37 AM - permalink
    brads911sc
    I have an MSD and have been told that you know the part number of a VW ignition rotor that does not have the resistor. Its an 83 SC. Thanks in advance. Brad
  5. bavaria911
    01-19-2009 06:39 PM - permalink
    bavaria911
    John - I see you are on-line...can I call you now? (1030 hrs EST).
    Scott
    410-514-5276 (in next 15 mins) call me or send me you telephone.
  6. 81white911
    10-23-2008 08:42 AM - permalink
    81white911
    Where is this FV valve that Im going to grab and get vibrated?
  7. cstreit
    07-15-2008 01:45 PM - permalink
    cstreit
    Send me the link, happy to!
  8. npresley
    06-24-2008 05:35 AM - permalink
    npresley
    John,

    I've been in conversation with Tony Donato. I am looking for a replacement fuel pump realy socket with harness leads for a 1977 911 with the correct gauge wires. I bought a new one from Pelican, and it doesn't have the same gauge wires or look close to original. Tony suggested that I get into contact with you.
    Thanks in advance,

    Nathan Presley

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  • About john walker's workshop
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    seattle wa usa 206.789.6800
    Interests
    911's 40s and early 50s cadillacs/buicks
    Occupation
    porsche repair shop owner
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    www.johnwalkersworkshop.com/ 206 789 6800
    7613 greenwood ave n seattle wa 98103

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