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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-08-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
I do not have the time/space/skills to paint it...

I do not have the time/space/skills to paint it myself. The only place I have to work is my garage, which is a dinky one car garage half filled with junk (not including my car). There's no room to...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-06-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
It is just a car, but I did some thinking last...

It is just a car, but I did some thinking last night and thought about how much time and effort I put into the car and that would have all been for nothing if I decide to sell it. My options are...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-06-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
I've spent a **** ton of money already restoring...

I've spent a **** ton of money already restoring this car so I don't really want to give up just yet.

I don't want to cheap out on paint/body work. Over spray drives me nuts and I want the work...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-05-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
I got a few quotes from places in my area and...

I got a few quotes from places in my area and they all want 7-8k to do the bodywork and paint. That's twice what the car is worth, even after being fully restored. Most shops refuse to paint it until...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 12-27-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
Did you get a full on pull the...

Did you get a full on pull the motor/interior/glass type of paint job, or was that just to tape everything off and paint it?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 12-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
I'm expecting to pay at least 7-10k to get my car...

I'm expecting to pay at least 7-10k to get my car done. I'm willing to pay it as long as the work is top notch.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 12-24-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Chunkerz
The Time Has Finally Come...

... to get my car painted. Does anyone have any recommendations for good paint/body shops in the central Maryland/Baltimore/Southern PA/Northern VA area? Preferably somewhere that won't leave any...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Chunkerz
I see my car in the first picture :D

I see my car in the first picture :D
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-21-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By Chunkerz
The oil molecules in synthetic oil are smaller...

The oil molecules in synthetic oil are smaller than conventional oil, so it's easier for them to sneak past 25+ year old oil seals.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-20-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By Chunkerz
Brad Penn makes conventional motor oil. The 2...

Brad Penn makes conventional motor oil. The 2 cases of Brad Penn racing oil in my garage are both conventional oil. I was unaware that Brad Penn made semi synthetic oil until this thread came along.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-16-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By Chunkerz
Brad Penn is the way to go. The...

Brad Penn is the way to go. The 924/944/951/S/S2/968 have flat lifters so they like oils with lots of zinc in them, which Brad Penn has.

I'd recommend using conventional dino oil. You may get some...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-15-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Chunkerz
I'll be able to make it this year. It's only a 5...

I'll be able to make it this year. It's only a 5 and a half hour drive. I sure hope my car can make it....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
Today I set out to solve my fuse #4 popping...

Today I set out to solve my fuse #4 popping issue. I started out by dismantling the doors:
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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
The other day I figured out why my brakes were...

The other day I figured out why my brakes were locked up. I thought it was a caliper, but it was actually the parking brake. One of the hold down springs was bent and the other had snapped in half....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-25-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,114
Posted By Chunkerz
Me want!!!!!!!!

Me want!!!!!!!!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
The other day I removed my old AC compressor and...

The other day I removed my old AC compressor and began working on installing my new one
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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-26-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By Chunkerz
Bosch Super Plus copper

Bosch Super Plus copper
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-04-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,041
Posted By Chunkerz
My 88 NA has the automatic tensioner and I set it...

My 88 NA has the automatic tensioner and I set it like this:

1. Put on the belt and slowly release the tensioner (don't just loosen the nut and let it fling out and smack the timing belt)
2....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-01-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
My dash is finally in and the interior is 90%...

My dash is finally in and the interior is 90% done. Just need a climate control unit, clock, and fix my carpet in a few areas....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-06-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
Today I began the daunting task of putting my...

Today I began the daunting task of putting my dash in and the rest of my interior back together. I've been putting it off for weeks, but I felt bad just letting my car sit without any love so I...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-27-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
I have the one on the tranny too and haven't...

I have the one on the tranny too and haven't noticed any rattling.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-26-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
Today I made a makeshift cabin filter so I don't...

Today I made a makeshift cabin filter so I don't have to clean a bunch of leaves, dirt, and bugs out of the HVAC box again.

I started out with a filter for an 01 Jetta that I got at work. I got a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-19-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Chunkerz
Why do you think it needs a valve job? Low...

Why do you think it needs a valve job? Low compression? Burning oil? Oily plugs and/or valves? How many miles are on it?

Get ready to spend big bucks on the "while you're in there" stuff. I spent...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Chunkerz
Just in case someone does a search related to...

Just in case someone does a search related to this topic in the future, here's how I solved my mirror problem: I placed the spring that goes over the hollow bolt in my vice and heated it up with a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 333,988
Posted By Chunkerz
First thing I did today was put my mirror back...

First thing I did today was put my mirror back together
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