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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-08-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Porsche944
Do not install an R-12 to R-134 adapter at the...

Do not install an R-12 to R-134 adapter at the compressor suction. When I converted my old '84 to R-134 I used an R-12 gage set. You may be able to use an old R-12 can tap (the kind that clamps...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-03-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Porsche944
Light switch knob for a late model 944, 951, or...

Light switch knob for a late model 944, 951, or S2.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-03-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Porsche944
You need to loosen the bolts for the belt...

You need to loosen the bolts for the belt tensioner, loosen the compressor mounting bolts, and take all of the tension off of the drive belt. Swing the compressor down enough to get clearance for...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2006, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By Porsche944
Over the various model years the locations of the...

Over the various model years the locations of the service fittings has wandered a bit.

On the early models ('83 to 85.0) the low side fitting is at the front of the compressor and the high side...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-08-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Porsche944
Your original fan relay is bad. On the early...

Your original fan relay is bad. On the early cars the driver side fan will run at slow speed when the ignition is OFF and the radiator is HOT. Both fans will run when the ignition is on and the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-04-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Porsche944
I'd wager the fluid is oil coming from the cam...

I'd wager the fluid is oil coming from the cam tower seal. The plugs look like the engine us running lean. The plugs should have an orange to light brown color.

Ditch the Platinum plugs and go...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-27-2006, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Porsche944
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-27-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Porsche944
Sonny: Yeah, tuning takes a lot of thought,...

Sonny:

Yeah, tuning takes a lot of thought, study, patience, and proper tools/equipment.

In stock form these engines are designed to have a max boost of about 12 psi. The max boost level is...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-26-2006, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Porsche944
The LED gage is getting an input from the O2...

The LED gage is getting an input from the O2 sensor giving you an indication of where the fuel/air ratio is running. At idle or while cruising at a steady speed, the gage should cycle up and down...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-26-2006, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Porsche944
You should have installed a boost gage, but if...

You should have installed a boost gage, but if you are going to be tuning the engine, I would recommend taking the car to a dyno shop. They will have much better test and measuring equipment.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-26-2006, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Porsche944
Check the fuse.

Check the fuse.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-26-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Porsche944
OK, here is what you can try: Disconnect the...

OK, here is what you can try:

Disconnect the low pressure switch, jumper the wires together, start the engine, and turn on the A/C.

If you have the system charged the compressor should engage. ...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-22-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Porsche944
The only adjustment you have is for the idle...

The only adjustment you have is for the idle mixture to set the CO (Carbon Monoxide) level.

To do this you need to install a jumper wire between pinn B and C of the diagnostic connector (the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-22-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By Porsche944
If the 942S is set up like the early 944, then...

If the 942S is set up like the early 944, then the low side is at the compressor and the high side is at the reciever dryer.

To get to the low side fitting you need to loosen the adjuster mounting...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-17-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Porsche944
The temp sensor is on the cylinder head near #2...

The temp sensor is on the cylinder head near #2 intake runner. Look for a sensor with two spade style connectors. One connector is smaller than the other.
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 04-04-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Porsche944
No. The early ('83-'85.0) alternator is rated at...

No. The early ('83-'85.0) alternator is rated at 90 amps, the later (85.5 on) alternator is rated at 110 amps. They are not interchangeable between model years.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-04-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Porsche944
The spec in the Hayne's and Shop Manuals is how...

The spec in the Hayne's and Shop Manuals is how the pedel force is set at the factory. If you tighten the adjusting nut you lessen the amount of force required and vice versa.

The spec for push...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-04-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Porsche944
Depending on the condition of the engine, SOME...

Depending on the condition of the engine, SOME oil in the intake is OK.

This oil comes from oil vapor that is being scavenged from the crankcase. The Oil Filler/Oil Mist Seperator is supposed...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-30-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Porsche944
You're tweaking the wrong thing. Your...

You're tweaking the wrong thing. Your "Bro-In-Law" was turning the mechanical stop. Now you DEFINATELY need to reset the Throttle body.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-30-2006, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Porsche944
The big clue was the reading from the computer...

The big clue was the reading from the computer side of the O2 sensor. You should have seen 0.45 volts with the O2 sensor disconnected. This is a fail safe voltage. The DME uses this to insure that...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-30-2006, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Porsche944
Hate to say this but you are incorrect about the...

Hate to say this but you are incorrect about the adjustment on the AFM. This is for setting the CO (Carbon Monoxide) level at idle.

For the original poster: What you need to do is start by...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-23-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Porsche944
Try turning the ignition on. That's how my '87NA...

Try turning the ignition on. That's how my '87NA and '86 951 horns work.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-23-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Porsche944
The easiest way to chip an early car is to swap...

The easiest way to chip an early car is to swap out the AFM and DME with parts from a late model car. This is a plug and play swap. Done it several times, and I just happen to have a late model DME...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-23-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Porsche944
The voltage regulator is shot. The brushes are...

The voltage regulator is shot. The brushes are worn to their limits, and one looks like it has been arcing.

Before you plunk down the plastic for a new regulator, inspect the alternator slip...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-23-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Porsche944
Actually for these engines the word lifter is a...

Actually for these engines the word lifter is a misnomer. The more correct term is hydraulic valve tappet (As per the description in PET), just simply tappet.

However, the term lifter is more...
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