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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Thanks Chris. Iím sure youíre right. If it didnít...

Thanks Chris. Iím sure youíre right. If it didnít get sliced by the 3 studs when I attempted to install it behind the pump, I would swap it. That little gasket cost me hair and probably 5 hours of...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Yesterday, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By gsxrken
Turns out the original thread is a cut and paste...

Turns out the original thread is a cut and paste of something that has been going around on Forums since at least 2013. It wasn’t original heliops content.
https://540ratblog.wordpress.com/

If...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-03-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 353,713
Posted By gsxrken
Wow- huge improvement over those early turbo...

Wow- huge improvement over those early turbo brakes, Rey! Nice improvement. Enjoy
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-03-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
If you mean the oval o-ring that is exposed when...

If you mean the oval o-ring that is exposed when you take the cover off the pump to clean and prelube the gears, it might be. I reused my original one in that location, since it seemed preformed and...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-03-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
So the shop manual does not show a green thin...

So the shop manual does not show a green thin o-ring either, so Iím going to take that, and my own counsel, and not use it in the manner that is depicted in the above picture.
Also closing the loop...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-02-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Thanks Chris - that’s super helpful. What about...

Thanks Chris - that’s super helpful. What about the o-ring? Where does it go? If it goes on the same snout as the paper gasket, the gasket won’t possibly mate up flush to the tower surface. Reposting...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-02-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 959
Posted By gsxrken
That may be their spec, but Trond will tell you...

That may be their spec, but Trond will tell you his came back as 20+ and he redid his rings three times. Proceed with caution, which you seem to be doing.
good luck
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-02-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Chris- thank you for that. Another thing wrong...

Chris- thank you for that. Another thing wrong with a Wayne’s book (although he does say to go to 18ftlbs if you have leaks). I redid cylinder 1 & 4 to 15ftlbs and then installed all the other rocker...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-01-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By gsxrken
Nice work. I like the patina that Ollie’s process...

Nice work. I like the patina that Ollie’s process renders.
Looks like a pretty thick copper cylinder shim. Mine are not nearly as visible... is that just how the older motors were built?
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By gsxrken
Last summer I went up with a friend and took the...

Last summer I went up with a friend and took the controls at around 3,000ft. It was a lot going on with stick and pedals and throttle, but with his coaching I got the basics down anyway in a few...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-31-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,621
Posted By gsxrken
Funny topic b/c my son is watching the Gilmour @...

Funny topic b/c my son is watching the Gilmour @ Pompeii on the home theater right now.

I’ll have to say Page because Zeppelin was such a huge part of the soundtrack of my era. I’m 54 this year....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-31-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 13,222
Posted By gsxrken
This thread reminds me of two sayings: ...

This thread reminds me of two sayings:

“Conservatives are like dolphins, pretty intelligent but don’t bother talking to them”

and

“Liberalism is like a nude beach- everything about it...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-30-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Continuing the documentation: After about an...

Continuing the documentation:

After about an hour of fiddling, I determined that my cam sprocket depth was within the .25mm spec of both sides. The boys in Stuttgart got that right 34 years ago...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By gsxrken
Holy crap- deal of the year!!!

Holy crap- deal of the year!!!
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-29-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By gsxrken
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-27-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 13,222
Posted By gsxrken
Certainly the disparity tells us something is...

Certainly the disparity tells us something is different. It could very well be their approach. But there’s disparities to be found all over the place.
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-27-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 806
Posted By gsxrken
Thanks for the update- we’re still pulling for...

Thanks for the update- we’re still pulling for this amazing young lady every day.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-26-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By gsxrken
Henry @ Supertec gave me the same advice a few...

Henry @ Supertec gave me the same advice a few days ago. Paper gasket? 574 on it for insurance.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 13,222
Posted By gsxrken
This is 100% correct. If I was at work and...

This is 100% correct. If I was at work and someone tried to compare data without this sort of rigor, I couldnít possibly draw a conclusion based on it. No one has any idea if what Sweden did was...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-26-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Thank you, gentlemen. Heís got quite an adventure...

Thank you, gentlemen. Heís got quite an adventure ahead of him.

Back at it today.
One of the things you need to keep straight is which way the pistons go. It matters because the piston pin is...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-25-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Thanks boys. No engine progress this weekend, but...

Thanks boys. No engine progress this weekend, but a tremendous accomplishment for my oldest son. He completed his 4 years at West Point and was sworn in as an Army officer this weekend. We had some...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-25-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By gsxrken
If you need to sell it in a month because your...

If you need to sell it in a month because your construction is commencing, you’re waaay too late to think about a repaint. If you think the engine guy took longer than you thought just wait for how...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-23-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,507
Posted By gsxrken
Big steps last few days: Mock assembly to...

Big steps last few days:
Mock assembly to check piston deck height at TDC
Rings filed to fit
Installed on pistons
Right-side circlips installed
Pistons installed in cylinders

Next up -...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-21-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 185,217
Posted By gsxrken
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/E9245B73_...

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Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-21-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By gsxrken
Pretty seats! Love the burgundy color- GLWS

Pretty seats! Love the burgundy color- GLWS
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