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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 9FF
Brass usually works if the hubs have been heated...

Brass usually works if the hubs have been heated first as thomasryan suggests, you can use a steel punch, just be careful to not score the hubs. Line up the punch in the cutout and tap it with a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By 9FF
Never heard of anyone just using half a new...

Never heard of anyone just using half a new bearing, why would you do that other than laziness. The races are part of the bearing and they generally wear together. If you fit new ball bearings into...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-22-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By 9FF
It would help if you told us what model and year...

It would help if you told us what model and year car you have, 924, 944, 951, 968?

However why not give our host (Pelican) a call, they’ll have the correct one for you. You’ll still need to give...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-22-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By 9FF
Yes, there were different half shafts, and ...

Yes, there were different half shafts, and

No, they should be both the same.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-18-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By 9FF
Iirc the 944S block and crank is the same as the...

Iirc the 944S block and crank is the same as the 924S block and crank, the only difference would be the pistons as the 944S pistons are cut for 4 valves per cylinder whereas the 924S pistons are cut...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-15-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By 9FF
I’ve used True Choice...

I’ve used True Choice (http://www.truechoicekoniracingservices.com/index.php) to rebuild Konis in the past, they are official Koni agents and know their stuff.

As for the “looseness”, why don’t...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-15-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By 9FF
The M474 struts you have were a desirable...

The M474 struts you have were a desirable upgrade, you have three choices:

1. Remove and send your struts to Koni (or their agents) for a rebuild,

2. Strip, cut and drill them to accept the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-15-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By 9FF
Those look like Koni adjustable struts. Look at...

Those look like Koni adjustable struts. Look at your options decal and check if you have option code M474 listed, if you do they originally came with the car.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-14-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 442
Posted By 9FF
...also the extra load when you turn the A/C on...

...also the extra load when you turn the A/C on will cause a drop in voltage if your voltage regulator is going bad. The regulator is a cheap replaceable component in the alternator, might be worth...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-14-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By 9FF
Don’t mess about with inserts which are not stock...

Don’t mess about with inserts which are not stock spec anyway. Do as your mech told you and buy two new genuine Porsche (boge/Sachs) front struts and swap them over. If you swap them in yourself it...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By 9FF
There’s a comprehensive “Official Venturi Delete...

There’s a comprehensive “Official Venturi Delete Thread (https://rennlist.com/forums/944-turbo-and-turbo-s-forum/354212-the-official-venturi-delete-thread.html)” on the dark side.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-13-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By 9FF
I’m just going to take a logical guess that you...

I’m just going to take a logical guess that you don’t want the restrictor on any pipe between the intake and the brake booster. So I think where it’s marked “restrictor” on your diagram (not on the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-13-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By 9FF
Not knowing op’s location it depends on the...

Not knowing op’s location it depends on the country. I think your statement is correct only for US cars but Iirc for row cars the 82-87 had the higher compression (10.6:1) engines and the 88 was...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-11-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By 9FF
They could modify a 2.5L head to fit a 3.0L block...

They could modify a 2.5L head to fit a 3.0L block by modifying the coolant casting in the head and fitting larger intake valves, it’s been done. The attraction of the 2.7 head to the 3.0L turbo...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-10-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By 9FF
+1, fwiw this is a method that was told to me...

+1, fwiw this is a method that was told to me which determines the optimal tire pressure. Take your car for a drive then measure inner and outer and center thread temperatures on all four tires....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By 9FF
Only way to be certain you are running the...

Only way to be certain you are running the correct pressures is to measure tire temperatures. Buy yourself a Infrared thermometer/pyrometer, they are not expensive and are useful for a bunch of other...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-08-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By 9FF
You can feel motor mounts mostly at idle, sounds...

You can feel motor mounts mostly at idle, sounds like your balance shafts are out and the most common mistake with those is the lower shaft being set 180 degrees out. It’s an easy mistake to make for...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By 9FF
As well as what v2 suggests regarding the MAF kit...

As well as what v2 suggests regarding the MAF kit and the 4 degree cam offset cam key, wyit you could always fit some stock Euro 2.5 high (10.6:1) compression pistons. Would freshen the performance...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-02-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By 9FF
1. The reason for the varying online measurements...

1. The reason for the varying online measurements for the hole is that Koni changed the bolt at one time. Just drill it sufficient to clear the supplied bolt.

2. Cut the Porsche bump stop and fit...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-23-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By 9FF
You should do a leak-down test as it will...

You should do a leak-down test as it will compliment your compression test results by providing details about your valves/guides. Imo your oil in the cylinder is most likely from valve seal wear and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-21-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By 9FF
You are quite correct, my terminology was...

You are quite correct, my terminology was inconsistent and therefore I tried to correct it in the article. As for finding the correct newer style clutch pedal in PET I don't think its listed...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-21-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By 9FF
Lets beat this dead horse one more time as I hate...

Lets beat this dead horse one more time as I hate to leave things at loose ends, so I did a bit more digging around and wrote up this summary that might help folk in the future: Porsche 924/944...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By 9FF
I’m definitely confused by how you describe your...

I’m definitely confused by how you describe your clutch operation. I’ve looked at masses of 944 clutch mechanisms and never come across one that works as you describe. I took a video below of a car...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By 9FF
Like I said it’s a cantilever action rather than...

Like I said it’s a cantilever action rather than a typical return spring. I’ll put it this way, if you drain all the hydraulic fluid from the clutch system a traditional “return spring” would still...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-19-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By 9FF
As per the earlier post there is no actual...

As per the earlier post there is no actual “return” spring, there is nothing attached to the clutch pedal that exerts spring pressure when you press the pedal down or to return it when you release...
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