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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Today, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By spuggy
uh, no.... Carrera tail. The base is different...

uh, no.... Carrera tail. The base is different from the tea tray base. The rubber lip is also a different thickness, and has the mounting bolts in different locations.

someone who thought the same...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By spuggy
Sure. Mine is bolted to the case under the...

Sure. Mine is bolted to the case under the shroud. But any solid mount to the case should be fine - Jake Raby makes a provision on the Type IV bellhousing and that works too.

IIRC, the MS guys...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 01-12-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By spuggy
Except for the 2 posts referencing "Boost fuel...

Except for the 2 posts referencing "Boost fuel delivery", which was the one I was responding to. :)



Yup. S'what my ignition tables do.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 01-12-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By spuggy
At a quick glance - and mentally converting PSI...

At a quick glance - and mentally converting PSI to kPA and/or inHG - this looks similar to what I ran last, twin-plugged. Car seems to drive nicely.

Out of interest, I tried twin-plug maps (at...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 01-12-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By spuggy
I think MAP-based maps are supposed to look very...

I think MAP-based maps are supposed to look very flat. Mine pulls -10% fuel at idle, and same again at high kPA (when the venerable K27/HF runs out of CFM, to keep AFRs correct).

Interesting to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-10-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By spuggy
Assuming you want to convert a US spec 911 with...

Assuming you want to convert a US spec 911 with "sugar-scoops" and sealed-beam units to RoW Bosch H4's, you'll need a pair of Bosch H4 headlights, and at least the inner half of the 2-piece mounting...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 01-05-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By spuggy
The problem is that the motor responds very well...

The problem is that the motor responds very well to advance and generally loves more timing. Another 6 degrees over stock makes a world of difference - especially with SC cams and a half-way decent...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-23-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By spuggy
IIRC, Porsche bought a controlling interest in...

IIRC, Porsche bought a controlling interest in Recaro in the late 60's, and all Porsche seats after that were supplied by Recaro...



Leatherique leather restorer/cleaning system. Well-fed...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-23-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By spuggy
Yah. My car has well over 250,000 miles on the...

Yah. My car has well over 250,000 miles on the chassis, and it's worn multiple speedos since I bought it. It'll eventually get a rebuilt instrument showing total mileage.


To the OP;

1) check...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-21-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By spuggy
3.3 turbo heat exchanger. The one you want; lets...

3.3 turbo heat exchanger. The one you want; lets the motor breathe fairly well. Still in the list of the first things you upgrade (H/Es, turbo, intercooler) for the low-hanging fruit 100-150 HP boost...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-30-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By spuggy
You can buy Chinese H4 reflectors & lenses for...

You can buy Chinese H4 reflectors & lenses for $10 to replace the sealed beams. Or you could buy good ones, made by Hella or Cibie.

They're a lot more than $10. But they'll be properly designed...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-28-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By spuggy
Hard to be sure exactly what you're looking at,...

Hard to be sure exactly what you're looking at, but I suspect the kit that looks like Boxster S/996 monoblocs - which fits with 28mm rotors, as that's what they're designed to use.

If you go the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-19-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By spuggy
I gotta say; I sometimes don't unpack boxes from...

I gotta say; I sometimes don't unpack boxes from Ebay or check them as thoroughly as I should.

Sorry this happened to you; I'm guessing you didn't pay ratty SC seat prices for 1970 seats...

...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-18-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By spuggy
12.9V with the lights on at idle doesn't sound...

12.9V with the lights on at idle doesn't sound far off "normal" for a stock alt, although it's been years since I stuck the fluke on mine.

My oil pressure gauge would change slightly when I...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-18-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By spuggy
What RPM are you measuring this at? You do...

What RPM are you measuring this at?

You do know the standard alternators in these cars are fairly pathetic at idle/low RPM, right?

Your 3.5 is SC-based? Do you have the original SC (75A)...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-17-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By spuggy
Google found the snap ring readily enough:...

Google found the snap ring readily enough: although most list it as N/A, there's one supplier that doesn't..

I've bought stuff from them recently others had as NLA or Special Order from Germany,...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-17-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By spuggy
There's like 17 grounds on the entire car, some...

There's like 17 grounds on the entire car, some hidden away in strange places (like inside the dash). Recall seeing a diagram on the 911 forum.

Primary ones to check after the battery would be
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-16-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By spuggy
Middie seats have large-ish metal external struts...

Middie seats have large-ish metal external struts connecting the top/bottom of the seats, and a small lever on top of the lower strut on one side that allows recline. And the knob to flip the seat...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-13-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By spuggy
I think lube is pretty unlikely to gum up piano...

I think lube is pretty unlikely to gum up piano wire, unless you're using trailer grease or something crazy. I lubed mine with spray silicon when the ends were free regardless - didn't seem to make...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-08-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By spuggy
Recently bought another USB endoscope/borescope,...

Recently bought another USB endoscope/borescope, because first one got mislaid.

I need to reset sensor clearance - turning motor over until parts you can't see from the fan end of the car move...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-07-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By spuggy
Single knock sensor bolted to the block works...

Single knock sensor bolted to the block works perfectly well. Jake Raby used to put a bracket on the bellhousing and mount there.

There's a tech note for knock sensors that says to avoiding...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-05-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By spuggy
Clutch switch on G50 911?

Struggling to find where the factory clutch switch goes on a G50 911; some of these had cruise, so there must be one - but darned if I can find the parts diagram that shows it...

Any help?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-25-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,412
Posted By spuggy
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The instrument illumination bulbs are BA9/BA9s (think "BA" for "bayonet, and "9" for 9mm"). There are many variations; single...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-20-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By spuggy
Not really. Use a decent knock detector and just...

Not really. Use a decent knock detector and just dial in the maximum advance you want; really improves off-boost pickup. Use it to bleed off the extra advance when boost comes in, to arrive back at...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-19-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By spuggy
Depends on the struts. If S brakes are fitted,...

Depends on the struts. If S brakes are fitted, then it already has 3.5" caliper mounts. Otherwise it could have either 3.0" or 3.5" on a changeover car, my understanding.
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