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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-26-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Nigel Haslock
I had the same problem. The fan wore a hole in...

I had the same problem. The fan wore a hole in the hose, while wearing down the tips of the blades.

My fix was to cut about a quarter inch off the WP end of the replacement hose. Just keep...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-26-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Nigel Haslock
I screwed it up against the bushing and then,...

I screwed it up against the bushing and then, keeping the wrench on it, tightened the 8mm nut on the end. I don't recall using a lock washer but including one under the nut wouldn't hurt.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-11-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Spare key - I went to Fred Meyers and found a VW...

Spare key - I went to Fred Meyers and found a VW blank that matched my key. Got it cut with no questions. I got a spare for the lug nut locks at the same time. Of course, this is no good if you want...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-27-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,132
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Do you have a usable cylinder head? Also, if...

Do you have a usable cylinder head?
Also, if you pull apart the cam tower, are the lifters good and how much would you want for them?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-18-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Nigel Haslock
If it fires at all, you have fuel getting to the...

If it fires at all, you have fuel getting to the cylinders.

I would check the electrical side of things. Check that the plugs are seated properly. Check that the wires are seated properly (both...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-10-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By Nigel Haslock
White vinager should work, but you may need apply...

White vinager should work, but you may need apply it a few times. Apply with a kitchen sponge, and scrum at abvious mold to get rid of it.
Forum: Pacific NorthWest -US (WA/ID/OR/UT/HI/AK) 04-08-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Nigel Haslock
That was why I was asking for advice, etc. :-) ...

That was why I was asking for advice, etc. :-)

Current plan is to mount the water pump and use the bolt holes as a drill guide. With the fans out of the way I had enough room to get my drill is...
Forum: Pacific NorthWest -US (WA/ID/OR/UT/HI/AK) 04-05-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Unhappy Replacing my 924S's head gasket

I had concluded that my head gasket was bad so last weekend I tore the engine down to the block.

In the process, I sheared two water pump bolts and one bolt holding the cooling water socket to the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-03-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,597
Posted By Nigel Haslock
You need some sort of tool to lift off the trim...

You need some sort of tool to lift off the trim strips, which should be reusable. In my case, the clips holding the trim had mostly rusted into uselessness. I had a shop do the replacement and this...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-16-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Passenger window switch - swap with a drivers...

Passenger window switch - swap with a drivers side switch to verify that the switch is bad.
Spray bad switch with contact cleaner are push on it a bunch of times. Most likely it will start working...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-14-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Are you sure that it is the worm gear? Years...

Are you sure that it is the worm gear?

Years ago, when I fixed mine, I found that the axle of the driven gear had worn its bearings and would float high enough that the worm couldn't drive it...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-06-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By Nigel Haslock
From the 924S wiring diagrams Changeover switch...

From the 924S wiring diagrams
Changeover switch
pin1 Black - goes to driver door mirror motor
pin 2 Green - goes to joystick
pin 3 Blue - goes to passenger door mirror motor

Note - the other...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 02-19-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Are you sure that it is the motor and not the...

Are you sure that it is the motor and not the switch or the wiring?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 02-13-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
OK. I'll do a compression test. Oil is 20w50...

OK. I'll do a compression test.

Oil is 20w50 Valvoline before and after (as I use up the case). I'll be paying attention to ZDDP when I look for my next case.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 02-12-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
In case anyone cares. The dipstick doesn't...

In case anyone cares.

The dipstick doesn't register until there are 3+ qts. in the sump.

My primary problem was that the radiator developed a leak about halfway up. I'm not sure why this didn't...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-21-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Nigel Haslock
It is a myth that glass is a liquid at room...

It is a myth that glass is a liquid at room temperature. It is funky stuff but aluminum will flow before glass does, especially hatch frames.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-18-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By Nigel Haslock
I really like the lines. I can walk out into a...

I really like the lines. I can walk out into a parking lot, see it and think "That looks really cool", get a bit closer and think "Oh, yeah, that's MY car".
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-16-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
If I'm reluctant to open up the cam tower, I'm...

If I'm reluctant to open up the cam tower, I'm way more reluctant to pull off the sump and look at the rod bearings. I do understand how bad it could be, but I only have so much resources (time,...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-14-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Doubt it. I've been using it for several weeks...

Doubt it. I've been using it for several weeks since replacing the gasket, thermostat and belts.
Last things I replaced was the rear camshaft seal, vacuum lines and plug wires.

The cause for...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-12-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Thanks for the hints. The filter is a...

Thanks for the hints.

The filter is a Mahle. Last oil & filter change was 1500 miles ago, but it was sitting for a while at 500 waiting for time enthusiasm and a wateer pump gasket.

The oil is...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-12-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
I didn't think that there was a single return...

I didn't think that there was a single return path that could be block to cause that result.

When I stopped, there was a storng smell of hot oil and some white smoke. This was part of the reason...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-12-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nigel Haslock
Disappearing and reappearing oil

Last Sunday, I was driving home from a friends house when the oil warning light started to flicker. It quickly went to solid on. I pulled over and checked the dipstick.

The dipstick was dry. The...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 12-07-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,846
Posted By Nigel Haslock
I got one and installed it over Thanksgiving....

I got one and installed it over Thanksgiving. Giving it a road test took a little more time.

I got the H4 lenses from Bus Depot, as mentioned up top. The lenses look to be seconds but installed...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-12-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Nigel Haslock
"If it is was too big for a 7mm wrench" should...

"If it is was too big for a 7mm wrench" should read "If it is way too big for a 7mm wrench"
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 11-12-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Nigel Haslock
My '87 924S uses different size nipples. Check...

My '87 924S uses different size nipples. Check what size wrench you need for the front calipers (since you can do this without raising the car. If it is was too big for a 7mm wrench, the SB7100's...
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