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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By VFR750
If you donít bungee the clutch pedal, the helper...

If you donít bungee the clutch pedal, the helper springs snap it to the floor and the cable connection inside the tunnel may pop off. Which means youíve added another task to the list.

Yes,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By VFR750
Engine Removal Checklist

Here is the checklist I use to remove the engine and transmission.

Will be starting the process today, to do a transmission swap.

This applies to an engine with carburetors. I do not need to...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By VFR750
Wayne's rebuilding book and Bruce Anderson's book...

Wayne's rebuilding book and Bruce Anderson's book are both excellent sources of information.

I followed Wayne's book step by step.

Tweaked some steps like cam timing to suit me.

Used the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-21-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By VFR750
PM me with your email and I'll send you the excel...

PM me with your email and I'll send you the excel sheet
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-21-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By VFR750
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technic...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/1018859-cost-list-parts-rebuild-3-0l.html

posted in tech section
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-20-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By VFR750
CMS just repaired my main case and differential...

CMS just repaired my main case and differential housing.

Yes, they sleeve the carrier bearing. I paid $150 for that. $500 for the other two in the differential housing ($650 total)

Main Case...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-01-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By VFR750
NOS or used? Care to part with one?

NOS or used?

Care to part with one?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-01-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By VFR750
915 needle bearing bushing NLA and length differences

Apparently there is a very subtle length difference in the bushings for a 901 and 915 transmission. 1mm

I cracked my old one and bought a used replacement. I did not realize it was a 901 part...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-31-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,108
Posted By VFR750
Just ordered one bottle. Hopefully I didnít wait...

Just ordered one bottle. Hopefully I didnít wait too long.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-30-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,108
Posted By VFR750
The higher temperature capable fluids DOT4 are...

The higher temperature capable fluids DOT4 are just fine for the street. I use them year round.

Some, fluid like the Motul 600 seem to be a little bit mushy, even when new. This makes the pedal...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-30-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,108
Posted By VFR750
Depends on what you are doing. Street? Donít...

Depends on what you are doing. Street? Donít bother with the high end stuff. Trackday? I bleed after every event and flush at least twice a season. Racing? Probably flush after each race weekend...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-18-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,221
Posted By VFR750
A gold color would go well with the body color....

A gold color would go well with the body color. Complimentary.

I am finding off the shelf wheel cleaners are destroying more than they clean. Iíve stopped after only one container. Corrosion in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-15-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,983
Posted By VFR750
The only time this happened to me was when the...

The only time this happened to me was when the screws holding the floats backed out and let the float fall into the well. That allowed the float chamber to completely fill up and the accel jet was...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 01-05-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By VFR750
First time pulled engine August 2014. Full...

First time pulled engine August 2014.
Full rebuild complete and installed May 2015

Sent out cams, heads, rods and crankshaft for repair and got them all back January 2015.

Sent oil pump out...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-29-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By VFR750
it took me many tries to lap the valves so they...

it took me many tries to lap the valves so they would seat correctly and not leak.

I made some block off plates and used compressed air and some automatic transmission fluid to test the valve...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-29-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By VFR750
Which type of leakdown tester are you using?

Which type of leakdown tester are you using?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-28-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By VFR750
No longer need a dipstick.

No longer need a dipstick.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-26-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By VFR750
Update Car has a small puddle of oil under...

Update

Car has a small puddle of oil under it. Leaking from the o-ring on the tensioner.

What I found on 12/21/19...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-24-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By VFR750
Here is the...

Here is the tablehttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/CFDE341F_3F48_4C63_9EBA_D57F34D723551577240155.jpghttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/7D09D86A_AF6C_462D_A97E_DEEAF18528931577240230.jpg
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-24-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By VFR750
Mike The loose fit of the gear mesh does...

Mike

The loose fit of the gear mesh does sound pretty loud. So that may be why you can hear it.

Also fits the data. As the engine warms up the aluminum gear grows more that the case because it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-21-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By VFR750
Matt, Older thread but this answered my...

Matt,

Older thread but this answered my concern. 1-2 shift sleeve in my transmission looks great. Also requires quite a bit of force to get it over the hump and when it does it clicks in solidly....
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-18-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By VFR750
The 1184 does not cure too fast. Under the force...

The 1184 does not cure too fast. Under the force of the six studs per head the stuff squishes very nicely.

My personal experience is the 1184 does a great job, and when I pulled the heads apart...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-08-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By VFR750
The tool used to hold the sprocket does not hold...

The tool used to hold the sprocket does not hold the cam directly. The big sprocket is timed to the smaller sprocket with a pin. The smaller sprocket is keyed to the camshaft. Some inherent...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-24-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By VFR750
I had a set of rims shipped via Greyhound....

I had a set of rims shipped via Greyhound. Station to station. Worked out well.

Wheels and tires are expensive to ship if you are not a corporate body or amazon and have access to reduced rates....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,182
Posted By VFR750
This thread reminded me of the day I blew a rear...

This thread reminded me of the day I blew a rear main seal during a very cold track day in October 2017.

20w-50 dyno-oil. It was a very Cold morning, maybe below 20F. Car sat on the trailer...
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