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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-28-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Could be AC oil from an AC leak. Either a...

Could be AC oil from an AC leak. Either a punctured barrier hose or a failed evaporator core leaking out the drain hole.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-27-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
If the car sat for a long time, it might be worth...

If the car sat for a long time, it might be worth taking the time to remove the muffler and turn it in it’s side and let the oil drain out.

Oil drains from the oil tank into the engine over time,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-10-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
I think those are Woodhead. ...

I think those are Woodhead.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/55625-anyone-heard-woodhead-shocks.html
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-03-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
The rack spacer bump steer kits have been around...

The rack spacer bump steer kits have been around since before I got into the Porsche game, and that was 1991.

Those kits are for a basically stock car that is lowered to Euro or more.
The tie-rod...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Pull the distributor cap and make sure the rotor...

Pull the distributor cap and make sure the rotor advance mechanism is moving freely.
If not, it will cause errant spark at high rpm, since the DME is advancing the spark but the rotor is not...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
They are interchangeable from late to early. But...

They are interchangeable from late to early. But an early one won’t fit a late alternator because of the internal regulator.

So you can put one from a 3.2 on your alternator.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-23-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Viton will seal the best. I prefer the...

Viton will seal the best.

I prefer the Teflon because they let a little more lubricating oil down the guide and prolong the guide and stem life.

(And TRW is the original supplier of the valves...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-15-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,297
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Easy answer. You can spend hundreds of miles...

Easy answer.
You can spend hundreds of miles driving in 5th gear. With the spring tension pushing the lever over, and the lever unsupported, it can transmit a lot of noise into the cabin.

With...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-12-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
When I build mag case engines I replace all the...

When I build mag case engines I replace all the mag parts I can with aluminum.

Cam covers, chain boxes, intermediate shaft cover, breather housing, etc.

RSR rocker shaft seals help too.

The...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-11-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Yes, the ‘72 has the spun aluminum look centers...

Yes, the ‘72 has the spun aluminum look centers on the needles and centers of the faces.

Functionally the same though.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-08-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Most common is the torsion bars rubbing the...

Most common is the torsion bars rubbing the inside of the front control arms.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Targa dome light is the same as the glovebox...

Targa dome light is the same as the glovebox light on coupes and Targas.

Coupe dome lights are different.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-26-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
There is no heat tube attached to the outlet of...

There is no heat tube attached to the outlet of the warm up thermostat. Only to the inlet, which isnít visible in the above pic.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-18-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Haha, OK, it's right hand drive. Didn't see that...

Haha, OK, it's right hand drive. Didn't see that in your earlier posts.

Glad the LF adjustment brought it in. Yes, it's totally normal for it to settle a bit, after a drive.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
To answer your earlier question about the...

To answer your earlier question about the springplate angle:

No, I've never seen the passenger side springplate angle needing to be higher than the driver's side.
Of course, when I'm corner...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-17-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
You should take a look at your left front. ...

You should take a look at your left front.

When corner balancing, weight can only be moved diagonally. So the opposite corners have an affect on each other.

To eliminate that variable, try...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-10-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Is your car plumbed for an auxiliary cooler? ...

Is your car plumbed for an auxiliary cooler?

If not, it’s a big job to convert on the one-year-only ‘72 oil system.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Yes, because your old bars were stock 18.8mm...

Yes, because your old bars were stock 18.8mm bars, so they require more preload.

If you install the adjusters as they were, with the larger torsions, you would run out of adjustment, and not be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-30-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Let the control arm hang with it attached to the...

Let the control arm hang with it attached to the strut. Then install the torsion bars, then the caps.

Set the caps a little below horizontal, since you’re installing larger bars.

Then install...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-23-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
‘72 and later are different. Should be 69-71

‘72 and later are different.
Should be 69-71
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-19-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,159
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Did you install a bump steer kit when the...

Did you install a bump steer kit when the spindles were raised?

Raising the spindles causes worse bump steer curves. If not corrected, there will be a large amount of toe change through the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-09-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
You have the opposite problem. The sensor...

You have the opposite problem.
The sensor plate height has been adjusted richer over the years to compensate for all the small vacuum leaks they develop.
Now that you rebuilt it and replaced all...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-07-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
I’ll second the low oil being the cause. ...

I’ll second the low oil being the cause.
M96/M97 motors are prone to oil starvation in hard cornering even with the oil topped up.
104 ignitions at stage 4 is nothing. That’s a fraction of a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-02-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Tyson Schmidt
Judging by the dirt build up on there, Iíd say...

Judging by the dirt build up on there, Iíd say itís seepage at most.
Nothing to worry about. Clean it off, and keep an eye on it, but definitely donít lose any sleep.
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