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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 455
Posted By JFairman
When I've done what Alan talks about in his...

When I've done what Alan talks about in his excellent post above I removed the bottom bolt and it's short steel sleeve in the spring plate cover so the spring plate would go all the way down to where...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 455
Posted By JFairman
Factory USA ride hight specs will have the car...

Factory USA ride hight specs will have the car looking like an off road vehicle because USA DOT specs wanted all cars to have matching hight 5 mph impact bumpers back then.
Euro ride hight specs...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 455
Posted By JFairman
The spring plate bolts can be more difficult than...

The spring plate bolts can be more difficult than they look. If adjusting them while on the car you'll need a really thin special open end wrench to fit between the longitudinal and the spring plate...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 455
Posted By JFairman
From looking at your picture I think it would...

From looking at your picture I think it would look better if the rear was lowered around 3/4" to one inch, or around 19mm to 24mm. Maybe a little more.
The front is easy. You turn an 11mm bolt if I...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-03-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By JFairman
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Hi Neil, I saved your pics, rotated them, and...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-22-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 298,073
Posted By JFairman
Very nice in every way :)

Very nice in every way :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-22-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,020
Posted By JFairman
Yuengling traditional lager in the bottle :) ...

Yuengling traditional lager in the bottle :)
Happy Thanksgiving !!

oh my it's almost 917 pm!
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-13-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By JFairman
Different years may be different as far as...

Different years may be different as far as ignition timing specs. The factory had to retard the ignition timing to the point is was after top dead center to raise exhaust temperatures in catalytic...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-11-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By JFairman
Sorry I didn't go into more detail before. ...

Sorry I didn't go into more detail before.

Older Bosch EFI motors like L jetronic and K jetronic had a Pierburg idle control valve that opened and bypassed enough air around the throttle body to...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-10-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By JFairman
500rpm idle speed is too low. There's a chance...

500rpm idle speed is too low.
There's a chance oil pressure and flow would be so low that the cam spray bars in the cam towers would not spray enough oil on the cam lobes and rocker arms to lube...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-10-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By JFairman
Correct, but it's real easy to install one. Go...

Correct, but it's real easy to install one.
Go to a salvage yard and yank one off an old BMW or Mercedes that has one plumbed to the plenum chamber next to the throttle body and wire it to the 12...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By JFairman
Your funky wrinkled original rubber diaphragm got...

Your funky wrinkled original rubber diaphragm got that way from the ethanol in todays E10 Gas. The original rubber o-rings and diaphragm in aluminum CIS fuel heads are not ethanol tolerant.
The...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-08-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By JFairman
Looks like the Salvox CIS fuel head rebuild kit...

Looks like the Salvox CIS fuel head rebuild kit is still around $70 shipped on ebay. The one in this link may or may not be the correct one for yours but there are more of them on the Salvox.com site...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-07-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By JFairman
Get a rebuild kit for it and do it. The...

Get a rebuild kit for it and do it.
The aluminum fuel heads are relatively easy. A bench vice to hold it while taking it apart and tightening it's bolts when it goes back together is needed. Wash...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-01-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,637
Posted By JFairman
Back in the mid seventies when I lived in the...

Back in the mid seventies when I lived in the finger lakes region of upstate NY, Genesee Cream Ale in bottles was a pretty good cheap beer that was always fresh. I think they made it with no...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-18-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By JFairman
I lightened the shadows in your picture so the...

I lightened the shadows in your picture so the left side chain case is more visible.
The right side chain tensioner looks like it might be extended a little compared to when a new chain is...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-17-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By JFairman
Put it together without the metal gasket.That's...

Put it together without the metal gasket.That's what someone at Durabilt told me to do once so I tried it and it worked fine.
The steel and cast iron surfaces are all machined perfectly flat so...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-03-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By JFairman
Maybe the original white wire was a little worn...

Maybe the original white wire was a little worn out and somebody replaced it with a red one before you got the car.
Doesn't matter, sounds like you got it figured out.

Enjoy it :)

They are...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By JFairman
Hard to say what a shop would charge to make it...

Hard to say what a shop would charge to make it look like it never happened.

You could also do a pretty good job yourself with a big hard rubber lead shot filled dead blow hammer.
Remove interior...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-28-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 500
Posted By JFairman
Nuetral Density filters can be fun when shooting...

Nuetral Density filters can be fun when shooting moving water. It allows a slower shutter speed to get the motion blurred water effect. They make adjustable nuetral density filter too. They are kind...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-22-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By JFairman
Some years ago the Permatune coil had the correct...

Some years ago the Permatune coil had the correct impedance for the original Bosch ignition and the Permatune replacement ignition. I don't think the MSD was correct for those iginiton boxes, the MSD...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-19-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By JFairman
don't use the awful brad pit crap. just don't...

don't use the awful brad pit crap. just don't unless you like oil sludge and carbon soot in the chain cases. btdt many years ago.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-18-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By JFairman
With a street car do your brake bias setting...

With a street car do your brake bias setting adjustments on wet roads and leave it. The rears lock up way earlier when wet so you have to leave a safe margin there.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-12-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By JFairman
1.25mm

1.25mm
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-12-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,137
Posted By JFairman
245mm on the front would be better. Maybe some...

245mm on the front would be better. Maybe some 255's will fit.
Steering at parallel parking speeds might be a little heavier but it's worth it.

If you need a little more fender lip to tire...
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