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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-29-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,334
Posted By DDS
My Dyno sheet: ...

My Dyno sheet:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads20/DynoResults1335725695.jpg
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-22-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By DDS
Check the jack point in each longtitudinal.... ...

Check the jack point in each longtitudinal....

If its a 2.0, the heads alone are worth at least a few hundred as cores aren't they?
Core heads original mirrors and door handles in good shape...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-17-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,334
Posted By DDS
When you look at total the cost of a decent 3.0...

When you look at total the cost of a decent 3.0 six install and allow for the fact that those engines are now getting old, (and spendy to repair or rebuild) the 6k (say) for a complete pro-built...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-17-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Engine is a turnkey FAT motor, dyno tuned and run...

Engine is a turnkey FAT motor, dyno tuned and run in with 44IDFs in place at their facility. Idles beautifully, runs great, very strong, until fuel pressure drops. Heads were totally rebuilt and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-14-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,446
Posted By DDS
Weber fuel system best (design) practices?

Car is 2260cc FAT built, 44IDFs.

Dealing with a few recommissioning issues covered in other threads, and have decided that while I'm at it I should make the fuel delivery system simple,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-14-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Update: Upon disassembly, regulator does not...

Update:
Upon disassembly, regulator does not APPEAR to have a problem, however it is possible that there may still be some crud in the lines below.

Am contemplating options, there are some things...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-11-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By DDS
Whitby. PM sent.

Whitby. PM sent.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-11-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By DDS
Thanks John, I found that type of connector -...

Thanks John, I found that type of connector - solder provided in a little plug, liquid flux. Looks like a cut above what's typically available. Racer Parts seems only to have the compression type,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-10-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By DDS
Best terminals and cable for battery to starter?

Hi All,

Working on a few sorry details while my car is parked. The ring terminals for the headlight and wiper motors and the last few inches of cable were corroded, wire stiff, failing. I cut...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-10-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
OK, thanks guys. I will deal with the supply...

OK, thanks guys. I will deal with the supply issues first and test. I'm certain that the problem described occurs with cool carbs and engine bay. Once that's fixed we'll see what happens when...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Thick gaskets anyway - 1/8" or so. Does that...

Thick gaskets anyway - 1/8" or so. Does that count? Tall manifolds too.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Tin is fresh and intact and seals are in place. ...

Tin is fresh and intact and seals are in place. One hole on drivers' side where ductwork went, will seal that, 914/6 oil tank holes, will leave those.

The problem occurs even though the engine...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Just disconnected the carbs, backed off the...

Just disconnected the carbs, backed off the regulator, ran the fuel pump, dumping the gas into a glass jar. Some bits of black rubber like stuff in the first half gallon, clean after that. ...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By DDS
Nope, stock tin. So far (when fuel supply is...

Nope, stock tin. So far (when fuel supply is fine) oil temp sits around 190 on my vintage bosch gauge. Haven't sat in traffic on a hot day yet.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By DDS
Thanks John and sorry guys, in effect I have...

Thanks John and sorry guys, in effect I have double posted, as the problem became clearer. Thread is here:

...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Based on your thumb on hose description, I bet...

Based on your thumb on hose description, I bet there is something blocking the regulator once the fuel starts to flow.... I had suspected this and blew out the the line backwards, but may not have...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
http://photos.at-speed.com/Cars/1968-Sonett-SONEAT...

http://photos.at-speed.com/Cars/1968-Sonett-SONEAT/Race-Prep-parts-and-mods/3833967_8KVjss/221745353_p4Wuq#!i=221745353&k=p4Wuq&lb=1&s=A

Holley fuel pressure regulator Summit fuel pressure gauge -...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Thanks Jared - engine is a brand new FAT build,...

Thanks Jared - engine is a brand new FAT build, new 44 IDFs. I can't recall the make of the regulator. I may crack it wide open and flush it, maybe it is partially blocked?

Do regulators simply...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By DDS
Gradual fuel pressure decrease.... Why?

Hi all,

After 5 years parked and an engine transplant, the car starts and runs great, 3psi on the regulator to start, after about 5-10 minutes (or less) running fuel pressure gradually drops...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,334
Posted By DDS
just took delivery of a FAT performance T4,...

just took delivery of a FAT performance T4, 2258cc, 160hp on dyno chart with 44 IDFs.

My advice: Spend the 6-7k and get a pro to do it.

Dave
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-09-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By DDS
Back on road and confusing fuel system problem

Hi All,

Its been years.... five I think.

Finally got my 914 back on the road with a 160 hp turn-key FAT performance 2258cc engine. Engine starts and idles beautifully from cold, then after...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 05-14-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By DDS
Thanks Angela - will scout around for the starter.

Thanks Angela - will scout around for the starter.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 05-08-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By DDS
Back at it - questions about starter, battery, carpets

Hi All - porr old car hasn't been on the road since '07 when my home rebuild spun a bearing...

Anyway, just got my new 2250 back from FAT, and am looking forward to getting the car out again.
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-15-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By DDS
Thanks Dave - I've met Mark and chatted with him...

Thanks Dave - I've met Mark and chatted with him over the years. He's very close by, however he is dedicating his time to his cabinetmaking business and is no longer building engines.
Any other...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-14-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By DDS
Recommended T4 engine builders?

Been a while since I've visited...

I blew up my home rebuilt engine awhile back, not sure if it was floggin at Mosport, or a rebuild error, will know after I get it apart.

Anyway, time...
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