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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By JSV798
When I installed a new flasher relay I noticed...

When I installed a new flasher relay I noticed that it was much quieter than the old one. (The old one was flashing too fast). However I laid the relay over a nearby black heating "box" and it is now...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-09-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By JSV798
Hmm. That looks like it is going to be a tricky...

Hmm. That looks like it is going to be a tricky job. The last time I did valve timing was way back in 1980. It looks like it could be done with the engine in place?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-08-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By JSV798
Oil Leak

Where is this oil coming from? The photo shows the gap between the right hand exhaust valve cover and the chain case. Intermediate shaft seal? Crankshaft seal?
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By JSV798
Probably a good idea to fuse the red cable from...

Probably a good idea to fuse the red cable from the battery. On my car the fuse holder at the end was spare so ran a single 28 strand red wire from the battery to that, fitted a 25 amp fuse and then...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-28-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JSV798
Are you testing with the engine running? If you...

Are you testing with the engine running? If you are just switching the ignition on and off with the headlamps switched on the this might just be low battery voltage. You will have noticed that the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-27-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By JSV798
The light switch is supplied with power on line...

The light switch is supplied with power on line 30 (direct from battery for headlight flash)) and line X (from ignition switch) for parking/low beam, neither of which appear to be fused, according to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-27-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By JSV798
Looks like that switch is fried. You need to...

Looks like that switch is fried. You need to install relays so that the switch just takes a small current and not the full load to the lights. Did you have the lights on? Not sure why it would burn...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-19-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By JSV798
Lowering costs nothing; just your labour. You can...

Lowering costs nothing; just your labour. You can tell if the rear torsion bar rubber bush is worn by checking to see if bar cover is in the centre, so that one may need replacing, otherwise you are...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-13-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By JSV798
Sounds like you need to extend the shift linkage...

Sounds like you need to extend the shift linkage (as you did before). I had this problem a while ago; lengthening the shift linkage fixed it. If the shaft is not long enough you will hit reverse...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,937
Posted By JSV798
Surely this is a solenoid problem? I quote from...

Surely this is a solenoid problem? I quote from the Haynes manual:

In the engine starting sequence the solenoid is energized from the ignition switch which moves the starter drive gear into mesh...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-03-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,345
Posted By JSV798
My 78 SC never had front fog lights but does have...

My 78 SC never had front fog lights but does have a rear fog light for safety and is I think a legal requirement here in the UK (as someone else has mentioned).
My understanding of the wiring is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-25-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By JSV798
It's time to install relays. I did this recently...

It's time to install relays. I did this recently and can let you have the details if you want. I went for using spare slots in the relay holder above the fuse block with parts from Porsche. Bit...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-14-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By JSV798
Do you have a multi-meter? If so you need to...

Do you have a multi-meter? If so you need to check that the solenoid is getting battery voltage. Connect the red probe of your meter to the solenoid terminal where the yellow cable is attached, black...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-30-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By JSV798
A bit of heat should help. I have to admit I gave...

A bit of heat should help. I have to admit I gave this job over to my local Porsche specialist as I couldn't get it off but I think they managed it with a bit of heat as there was no evidence of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-19-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By JSV798
The feed for the main beam warning light comes...

The feed for the main beam warning light comes from fuse 8 (wt/bl cable) so the current has already had to travel from the battery to the headlamp switch back to the fuse before returning to the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-11-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By JSV798
I installed relays recently on my '78 911SC, but...

I installed relays recently on my '78 911SC, but used the Porsche relays that slot into the relay panel.

Before:

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After:
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-19-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JSV798
Looks to me like one of the connectors to the...

Looks to me like one of the connectors to the heater control box that goes between the seats; there is certainly a red/white cable there. There is other wiring for that control box as well including...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-19-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By JSV798
I have bought stuff from them, as recently as...

I have bought stuff from them, as recently as last week; they had the water drain hose for the front air blower that is unavailable from Porsche. Turned out I had bought the wrong one from Porsche...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-19-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By JSV798
The lock may be jammed. I had this happen when a...

The lock may be jammed. I had this happen when a circlip (snap-ring) fell off the mechanism. It then jams in the locked position. If that is the case then you need to be careful of using force as you...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-08-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,831
Posted By JSV798
[QUOTE=colingreene;10112421]So my car seems to...

[QUOTE=colingreene;10112421]So my car seems to have difficulty going into 5th/Reverse.
I can shift it into 5th but it wants to stick there, Ill be attempting to adjust the clutch to see if that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-24-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By JSV798
Finally fixed this problem: it was the flasher...

Finally fixed this problem: it was the flasher relay fuse. It wasn't blown but was making a poor connection in its holder. A new fuse fixed it. Hope this helps others with the same problem.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-24-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By JSV798
Your lock looks OK from that photo but I wonder...

Your lock looks OK from that photo but I wonder if that post/pin on the end of the tumbler arm has sheared off and not moving with the key. I am assuming that the key moves back and forth? You may...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-23-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By JSV798
If you can post a photo of the lock I may be able...

If you can post a photo of the lock I may be able to help as I have fixed lock problems on my car in the past.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-09-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By JSV798
Thanks for the quick replies. Looks like I was...

Thanks for the quick replies. Looks like I was connecting it correctly and trying again I now realize the horrible noise I could hear on re-connecting the battery was actually the windscreen wipers...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-09-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By JSV798
Wiring connector problem

1978 SC right-hand drive UK car

I decided to finally strip out and re-route all the alarm cabling in my car. In doing so I unplugged a number of connectors under the dash. I thought it would be...
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