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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-29-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,695
Posted By JFairman
Yeah, Kevin is a really good guy. I worked for...

Yeah, Kevin is a really good guy.
I worked for him off and on for around 4 years in three different shop locations.
For a little while I was his only employee in a small shop he had on Georgia...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-29-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,695
Posted By JFairman
In post 52 there is a picture of Bob Wollek and...

In post 52 there is a picture of Bob Wollek and AJ Foyt looking like buddies.
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Daytona_315461160941546134531.jpg
I took this picture at the Gran Prix of...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-20-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By JFairman
If you check that the exhaust header nuts are...

If you check that the exhaust header nuts are tight and any of the nuts turn and don't become tight the exhaust port stud threads in the heads are stripped.
If the female threads in the head are...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By JFairman
Easiest fix is save your personal data and...

Easiest fix is save your personal data and reformat the hardrive. Then reinstall windows 7.
Mechanical hard drives are all slow compared to solid state drives which are at least 4 times faster...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-20-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By JFairman
The exhaust and motor sound in the video sounds...

The exhaust and motor sound in the video sounds normal to me.
I don't know what you mean by the exhaust sounding like farts.
Human farts can sound like anything from a little squeak to a huge...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-19-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By JFairman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx6WB5YJia8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx6WB5YJia8
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By JFairman
trunk monkey?

trunk monkey?
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By JFairman
You probably know it but two 10mm wrench size...

You probably know it but two 10mm wrench size nuts are missing just below the plug you're asking about. You shouldn't run the motor and blip the throttle or drive the car while they are missing.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-14-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,123
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 12-14-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,123
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 12-14-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,123
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: 35
Views: 1,123
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: 37
Views: 1,803
Posted By JFairman
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_20251...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_202515438887141543891548.jpg
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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: 3,909
Views: 338,229
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: 1,236
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: 980
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: 980
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: 980
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: 980
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: 451
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: 451
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: 3,034
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: 1,833
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: 1,737
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: 1,474
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...
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