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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-17-2005, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,187
Posted By Jake Raby
Ok.. What you need is an entire clutch,...

Ok..
What you need is an entire clutch, pressure plate and clutch disc for the 914.. It will bolt directly to the crank of the vanagon (they are the same) and will drop the engine directly in.

...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-16-2005, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,777
Posted By Jake Raby
There is quite a bit more to correctly Turbo...

There is quite a bit more to correctly Turbo charging athe Type IV engine than many people think..

The big challenge is keeping the boost in the chambers without head/cylinder leakage.

The...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-16-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By Jake Raby
Did you replace the O ring in the flywheel?? If...

Did you replace the O ring in the flywheel?? If not you probably disturbed it and it is the source of the leak.. Always change it when changing main seals.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-15-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jake Raby
You should be adjusting your valves- even with...

You should be adjusting your valves- even with hydros!

Thats most of the problem! People think theycan install them and forget them and all it does is neglect the engine and things go un noticed...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-15-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jake Raby
Hydro lifters are the worst damn thing that can...

Hydro lifters are the worst damn thing that can be done to one of these engines- Period.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-15-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Jake Raby
clarelaw- you have a PM

clarelaw- you have a PM
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-02-2005, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Jake Raby
Dave, glad to see your view on this. Perhaps you...

Dave, glad to see your view on this. Perhaps you could speak with Wayne and see what he says and let me know what the rules are, or how it should be dealt with.

Its all up to you guys.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 02-02-2005, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Jake Raby
No... It's not too rich for Alfred's blood.. He...

No... It's not too rich for Alfred's blood.. He can't comprehend it so he chose the easy way out!

Bigd, Thanks for the compliments! It is far from being 100% right now, but should be within 2...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-27-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Jake Raby
Damn guys.. I have been away from here for a...

Damn guys.. I have been away from here for a while..

Sharing a video...... Damn you do realize that you own a Porsche, right??

Wow, when I spent 3 weeks of my life making that video, I never...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-27-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By Jake Raby
Mr. Dwight, I looked through al our emails and...

Mr. Dwight,
I looked through al our emails and I did not see one from you today.

At the moment I am putting in 20 hour days trying to get ready for Feb 1st as well as the normal workload, so...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-06-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Jake Raby
Camgrinder, I would love to talk to you about...

Camgrinder,
I would love to talk to you about these issues and try some of your lifters and parkerizing. I have seen various effects with different shops and their thoughs and would love to try...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 01-05-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Jake Raby
I do deal with Web alot and Debbie is like my...

I do deal with Web alot and Debbie is like my sister! BUT, I have not talked to them in a multitude of weeks since I noted a trend with testing that I wanted to solidly verify.

I answered a post...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-30-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jake Raby
Those heads are nothing new... They come from a...

Those heads are nothing new... They come from a company called "Engine Plus" in Germany...

I have a set if them to test against MY Billet heads that we have been developing since late 2002. The...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-07-2004, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Jake Raby
You will also gain torque with the bigger bore...

You will also gain torque with the bigger bore and the right camshaft.

I do this everyday- All day, listen or you are going to have all sorts of issues.

The small valves in the bus heads may...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-06-2004, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Jake Raby
Don't get rid of those heads! They are cherry...

Don't get rid of those heads! They are cherry base heads for a bigger engine. Len can repair them and you'll never know they were previously damaged.

Bump that baby up to a 96mm bore to make a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-05-2004, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,131
Posted By Jake Raby
With the fan turned that direction, where will it...

With the fan turned that direction, where will it be obtaining it's air from??

When the backing plate is installed the intake will be suffocated..

With all that plenum volume on the left side...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 12-01-2004, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,100
Posted By Jake Raby
That Turbo V6 is a potent powerplant that revs to...

That Turbo V6 is a potent powerplant that revs to infinity! Its one of the only domestic engines that I have ever really liked..... I have seen one in a 914 done right and the car was extremely fast...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jake Raby
Hmmn, That I don't know.. He worked at FAT...

Hmmn, That I don't know..

He worked at FAT for several years and knows alot about the TIV, BUT I don't know if he would be up for this kind of "situation"

email him and see...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jake Raby
Dave Greiner at Proformance is on Batavia in...

Dave Greiner at Proformance is on Batavia in Orange.....

He knows TIV engines well.. Good guy!
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Jake Raby
Seems that you are pretty good at that yourself...

Seems that you are pretty good at that yourself...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By Jake Raby
Actually, cast iron 103s are lucky to see past a...

Actually, cast iron 103s are lucky to see past a dyno session or 10,000 miles without a head leak starting!
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Jake Raby
Of course.........

Of course.........
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Jake Raby
www.westach.com

www.westach.com
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-26-2004, 03:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,452
Posted By Jake Raby
Wall thickness has very little to do with the...

Wall thickness has very little to do with the problems that the big bores see!

Until you create a square bore spacing, equal length studs for both top and bottom of the engine, AND create a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-24-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Jake Raby
A CHT and EGT set of quad gauges can transform...

A CHT and EGT set of quad gauges can transform your car into a rolling dyno of sorts for tuning..

EGT is most definately a tool for measuring efficiency for us..
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