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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-17-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,397
Posted By mike944
Any suspension uprights, hubs, brakes, etc???

Any suspension uprights, hubs, brakes, etc???
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-19-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,588
Posted By mike944
I'll second that. What you describe are the...

I'll second that. What you describe are the exact symptoms of pinion bearing failure.

Based on a non-scientific study taken a few years ago at 968.net, it happens to about 10-15% of standard...
Forum: BMW Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-08-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By mike944
Ignition lock sold......... Front ball...

Ignition lock sold.........

Front ball joints, and M3 wheels still available.
Forum: BMW Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-06-2006, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By mike944
E36 brand new ignition / steering lock assembly - sold

I have a factory ignition lock / steering lock assembly for sale. Not the key portion, but the mechanism behind it. This one is brand new, in a BMW box, and is "unlocked"


I know these can...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-27-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,360
Posted By mike944
I'd volunteer, but i'm completely across the...

I'd volunteer, but i'm completely across the country. Can't get much farther away!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-07-2006, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By mike944
If i remember right, i think i picked up 3...

If i remember right, i think i picked up 3 quarts, and only used a little over 2.
Forum: BMW Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-05-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By mike944
No, this is not a staggered set. All 4 are the...

No, this is not a staggered set. All 4 are the same width, and same offset.

There are a few marks on the wheels. Like i said they're not perfect. The largest of them is visable in the second...
Forum: BMW Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-23-2006, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By mike944
Ray, Thanks for your interest, ...

Ray,

Thanks for your interest, unfortunately i do not usually travel north. The farthest i typically go is southern Vermont, and i don't go very often.
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 05-17-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By mike944
M3 wheels & tires

Hey guys,

I have a set of M3 wheels and tires for sale in the classified board. I'm plugging them here, since the classified board doesn't seem to get a lot of traffic.
...
Forum: BMW Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-17-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By mike944
E36 M3 Wheels & Tires

Hey everybody.

I've got a set of original factory 17" M3 wheels (NOT cheap knockoffs) with Dunlop SP9000 tires. The wheels and tires would be a significant performance upgrade for a Non-M...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-31-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By mike944
I had to chime in here, I used it in the '84 i...

I had to chime in here, I used it in the '84 i just sold, and it DID make a noticable difference, about 1 notch on the temp gauge.

After i changed my water pump & thermostat, the car ran almost...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-02-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By mike944
I wouldn't worry too much about the clutch. ...

I wouldn't worry too much about the clutch. 944/968 clutches last a long time (provided the rubber center doesn't go)

my 84 944 had 175K on it, and the clutch was only half worn. I hve a friend...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 02-01-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,696
Posted By mike944
Well, you're running the right oil..... ...

Well, you're running the right oil.....

apparently whoever "rebuilt" the engine didn't know what they were doing. Did they say why they changed the rods? That's a highly unusual part to...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 02-01-2006, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,696
Posted By mike944
You say the rods were replaced? how many miles...

You say the rods were replaced? how many miles ago? Were the bearings changed? Were the clearances checked with a plastigauge before assembly?

If the bearings were changed and fitted...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-24-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By mike944
I was going to say it sounds like a fair deal. ...

I was going to say it sounds like a fair deal. Not the best deal i've heard, but not bad.

But....... Dave L makes a really good point.



I wouldn't be too worried about the mileage, just...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-13-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By mike944
if you use the 968 bellhousing, flywheel, clutch...

if you use the 968 bellhousing, flywheel, clutch & starter motor, there's no need to modify the torque tube. All those parts should bolt right in as a set.

You definitely can't get the 968's...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-09-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By mike944
I think EA hit it. Just in case of belt slap. ...

I think EA hit it. Just in case of belt slap. Possibly, as a secondary purpose, to eliminate the possibility of the belt jumping out of the lower balance puley (the .5mm clearance)

The cogs...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-09-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By mike944
if it runs rough ONLY when the engine is cold, it...

if it runs rough ONLY when the engine is cold, it sounds normal to me. My '84 would run rough, and not want to accellerate too well, until it either warmed up a little bit, or i got the rev's up. ...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-06-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By mike944
well, actually, yes. When you rotate the...

well, actually, yes.

When you rotate the engine clockwise with a breaker bar, as the timing belt turns the cam, you'll notice that the lower sprocket is "pulling" on the long side of the cam belt....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-05-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By mike944
I'm surprised that we had to wait until the 4th...

I'm surprised that we had to wait until the 4th reply, before somebody mentioned timing and balance belts!

If you have no records as to when they were last changed, change them now!!!!

Do a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-04-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By mike944
has anyone else tried O-rings inside those spacer...

has anyone else tried O-rings inside those spacer bushings? There's a groove in the ID that perfectly fits an O-ring (can't remember the size number) I used an O-ring, in addition to the clear...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-04-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,319
Posted By mike944
Holy F!!! I own some property on park rd (Part...

Holy F!!! I own some property on park rd (Part of the AC Petersen building). i've over there all the time.

PM me
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-04-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By mike944
This reply is really more about the leak that you...

This reply is really more about the leak that you can't seem to find, rather than a car cover, but since the leak is what's driving you toward a car cover, i figured i'd throw in my 2 cents.

Have...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-04-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,319
Posted By mike944
great to hear from you again CJ. Where did you...

great to hear from you again CJ. Where did you move to? Same general area?

Asphalt floor? That's strange. Somebody must have just enclosed a section of the driveway with a garage. I looked...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 01-02-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By mike944
I agree (somewhat) with Fast. I would price out...

I agree (somewhat) with Fast. I would price out the repair yourself. That's what i did on my 968, which had the same failure ar yours. My shop quote was around 6K. Did it myself for about $1800,...
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