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Great news...congrats!
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Hey 924 - Congratulations - Your Persistence has paid off.

I was about half expecting the heads might have to be removed to replace a couple of bent valves. I've seen two Euro 928 motors pulled because of timing belt issues.

Again - Absolutely Fantastic News........

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glad you got it sorted out, Keep em flying!
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Thanks everyone who helped solve this. Stepson, JKMcDonald, Mr. Merlin, Rocinante, and anyone else I missed. I know the list is much larger.
I may not post for a while because I'm going to be trying to find some tires to get the car rolling and then do the timing belt change, etc. I'll snap a couple of photos of that process even though my photos usually suck. lol Right now I'm just airing the old rotten tires up to roll the car back and fourth to wash it and clean it up.
You can almost see the air in them.
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So Stepson and I did a bit more work on the car and I moved it into my garage under it's own power. The hissing/popping sound turned out to be the boot between the throttle body and the intake plenum. It's also causing the car not to idle very well. I've got one on order right now and may be here tomorrow. Today I put two new Falken tires on the rear of the car. So as soon as I get the boot fixed I should be able to take the car for a spin around the block and down my neighborhood drag strip.
These photos were after some cleaning, detailing, and replacing the tires.



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Hopefully, you order the 3 mounts to secure the throttle body to the engine as well.
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I'm actually looking for a part number for those mounts right now. I didn't find them on this website. I can't seem to make contact with 928sRus.
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Just call them and leave a message if necessary.
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928 110 191 00

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928 703 261 00

One of those 2 numbers should do it. I think the only difference is the length of the studs.
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So just some follow up. The car was starting and running fine, but the throttle body boot was leaky and popping. I got the new boot, and eight new boots for the intake spider also. The throttle body housing fasteners will be here Thursday. Unfortunately one of them is stuck from corrosion and broke the stud off in the block. I got a drill bit today that I'm going to try to remove the stud with. Wish me luck.
Excuse the dirty block. I've cleaned it since these photos.



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At least its not the one in the bottom of the V.
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I got her back together and drove her last night and today. She's leak free and very powerful, but there's still a ton of work to be done. I think the car is running too hot. I didn't let it overheat but the gauge is creeping up into the middle region. I'll try a thermostat first. The 4 speed auto shifts great and the kickdown works. None of the other electronics work. I do mean none. The headlights don't work, the blower doesn't blow, the radio doesn't come on. I found myself laughing at all of this because one of my 944's was the same way. The power steering feels tight and isn't working well. Brakes are getting better. She looks good though. Not bad for a car that had been sitting for between 13 and 15 years.
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Yup. She looks good.

I'm guessing that your compression problems are correcting themselves after running the engine a while?

Middle region is okay for the temperature. If it goes anywhere above the last line, then you will want to shut it down and check stuff.
If you do decide to replace the thermostat, make sure to order the O ring that seals the housing as well as the behind-the-thermostat seal that makes the thermostat work properly. That seal is a rubber covered soft metal that prevents the coolant from just recirculating in the engine and forces the coolant into the radiator. The rubber on that seal deteriorates over time and all you are left with is the soft metal which won't seal.
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