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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-13-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,208
Posted By Costa P
I havenít posted in ages. Life happens and...

I havenít posted in ages. Life happens and progress on the project is nowhere near the pace I would like.

Have I lost interest? HELL NO!
Iím more h@rny about my 930 now than ever before!
I am...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 208,179
Posted By Costa P
Cheers 🍻 mate! You are an inspiration both for...

Cheers 🍻 mate!
You are an inspiration both for new DIYers and seasoned p-car builders 😊
Please keep posting and motivating the rest of us...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-12-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
Better pictures, taken in day light: ...

Better pictures, taken in day light:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/0D1B4D42_C077_412F_98F8_BB400B6BF6951542046675.jpg
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
Thatís what I thought too. Thank you

Thatís what I thought too. Thank you
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
I considered raising by 19mm but didnít do it in...

I considered raising by 19mm but didnít do it in the end.
Did the whole investigation about drilling out the plug weld etc
It seems the spindle is best to be pressed off, in order to machine the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
Iím using a size 6 short gas lens and flowing at...

Iím using a size 6 short gas lens and flowing at 7LPM.
Welding at 130-135 amps.
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/25D359DF_992D_4F8A_B4F6_D069D862EB5F1541962073.jpg...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Costa P
The steering tie rod ball joint has a taper. ...

The steering tie rod ball joint has a taper.
This taper should fit snuggly in the steering arm on the strut.
Tightening the nut will wedge the taper together nice and snug.
Separating them again...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-10-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
DIY fabrication of RSR style gussets for Bilstein struts

Spoiler alert!
The RSR style gussets turned out awesome :D

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_4680s_ed1541886656.jpg[/QUOTE]

I submitted a detailed write up with pictures in the 911...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
At this point, before welding commences, it...

At this point, before welding commences, it should be noted that there is a felt seal inside the strut, just beneath the lower DU bush. You dont want to cook/burn this seal!
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Costa P
DIY fabrication of RSR style gussets for Bilstein struts

After repairing my RHS strut (http://forums.pelicanparts.com/911-engine-rebuilding-forum/927868-930-rebuild-revival-my-mothballed-project-5.html#post10188195, refer post#99)



I decided to add...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-10-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
Suspension parts refresh and Zinc plating (continued)

It has been a while since my last update. In the meantime, Iíve slowly been completing various tasks and the results are coming to fruition.

...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Costa P
Trailing arm refresh

The trailing arms received a lot of TLC too.
A total of 3 hours each, of hand brushing/scrubbing with Prepsol cleaner and pressure washing!
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Costa P
Hydrogen embrittlement

A lot has been said and opinions differ regarding the need for baking (to mitigate Hydrogen embrittlement) of our beloved Porsche parts after the zinc plating processÖ

Iív read up and considered...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Costa P
Zinc Plating

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_4382s_ed1541877591.jpg
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_4385s_ed1541877591.jpg...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Costa P
Suspension parts refresh and Zinc plating (continued)

The first part of this write up is on my project page, refer post#112
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/911-engine-rebuilding-forum/927868-930-rebuild-revival-my-mothballed-project-6.html#post10208091 ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-30-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Posted By Costa P
FWIW, my first track experience with my stock 930...

FWIW, my first track experience with my stock 930 was at Zwartkops raceway (Pretoria, South Africa) and I experienced brake fade. In my case, the stock brake pads (I think they were ATE) and usual...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-19-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Costa P
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/10133525-post13.htm...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/10133525-post13.html
JummyT, those tools look awesome and the hex caps look even more impressive 👍🏻👍🏻
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-17-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
Take 3 - succeeded! Iv documented the...

Take 3 - succeeded!
Iv documented the successful tool here:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/1010620-diy-tool-external-oil-thermostat-cap.html#post10219008
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-17-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Costa P
Removal of large cap (thermostat)

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/911-engine-rebuilding-forum/927868-930-rebuild-revival-my-mothballed-project-5.html#post10187667

I used a friction spanner to loosen the 50mm cap...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-17-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Costa P
DIY tool for external oil thermostat cap

I eventually succeeded to remove the small cap (oil pressure relief).

This was my 3rd attempt after 2 previously failed attempts....more about those here:...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-13-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,239
Posted By Costa P
For us normal Porschephile enthusiast DIY types,...

For us normal Porschephile enthusiast DIY types, it is highly unlikely that we could ever afford to play with the high end technology and state of the art stuff that the top Motorsport teams get to...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-09-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
MUST. RESIST. 😂 John! Stop encouraging my...

MUST. RESIST.
😂
John! Stop encouraging my urge, to dive head first, down the slippery slope!
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
Preparation of Suspension Parts for Replating

WellÖwhile Iím in there, might as well do some cosmetic freshening ups!

After the application of a variety of power tools with steel brushes ...voila!
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-07-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
Spring Plate Disassembly

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_4056s_ed1538932707.jpg
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_4079s_ed1538932707.jpg

There you have it folks......not all impact wrenches are...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-07-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,264
Posted By Costa P
Spring Plate Disassembly

Here is another pic of the work in progress on the 930...in good company with the Cafe 9 Automotive 935 :D

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_3884s_ed1538927219.jpg

WellÖwhile Iím in...
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