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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum Yesterday, 11:05 AM
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That is a possible cause. More resistance on the...

That is a possible cause. More resistance on the sender will cause the FI to inject more fuel. Less resistance will cause it to inject less fuel.

You could also have one or more leaky injectors....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-09-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
I don't think that stuff works well as lube. And...

I don't think that stuff works well as lube. And no idea what happens if it gets on any of the electrical bits.

Stick with distributor grease.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-08-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
The charcoal canister is there to handle fuel...

The charcoal canister is there to handle fuel vapors from the fuel tank. Those build up regardless of your induction. They are often torn out of carb-converted cars, needlessly IMO. They don't...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-07-2020, 01:06 PM
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Views: 233
The two most obvious ones are: - VIN tag in the...

The two most obvious ones are:
- VIN tag in the window
- Punched sticker in the driver's door jamb

There are a couple more in the front trunk:
- On top of the passenger-side wheel well, stamped...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-07-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Depends on your definition of "smog equipment",...

Depends on your definition of "smog equipment", and if the Six is a conversion (VIN starts with "47") or a factory Six (VIN starts with "914"). Where you live may have a large impact on what gets...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-02-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
I know a number of 914s that have been...

I know a number of 914s that have been successfully flat-towed various distances, including across the country. Forwards.

I also know of at least two 914s that were being towed backwards and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-30-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
The Six shift linkage does not have the...

The Six shift linkage does not have the rotation-reversing monkey-motion assembly. The front shift rod rotates the same way as the rear does, I believe.

OK, a quick look at the factory manual...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-29-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
There is a spring-loaded gate that pushes the...

There is a spring-loaded gate that pushes the shifter out of the 1/R plane. No other lock-out mechanism.

The Haynes manual has information about the tail-shift transmission. I don't know if it...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-25-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,921
If you are doing this with the engine in the car,...

If you are doing this with the engine in the car, it will be impossible to get a couple of the pushrods in once the tubes are in place. The easiest thing to do would be to pull the tube back out of...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-25-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
The pictures in the thread don't show the lips on...

The pictures in the thread don't show the lips on the fenders that hold the ends of the rubber cover. Nor do they show the extended lip on the front trunk seal channel that holds the top of the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-25-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
I have found that any appreciable toe-out in the...

I have found that any appreciable toe-out in the front will make the car more squirrelly, requiring attention at all times to keep going where you want it to. Not bad in some circumstances, but not...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Or one masochist. Working through the hole from...

Or one masochist. Working through the hole from the steering rack compartment is possible, though it is tight enough that it can be a challenge. And if you don't drain the tank completely you will...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-17-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Tangerine Racing probably isn't far away; they're...

Tangerine Racing probably isn't far away; they're in CT. They know their 914s.

Tangerine Racing Home (http://tangerineracing.com/)

If you have the engine out and one head off, I would be...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-15-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Cool, I need to file that in the memory bank! ...

Cool, I need to file that in the memory bank! That's one problem with knowledge, it frequently gets outdated and you have to keep learning.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Mult_gau...

https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Mult_gauge_repair/mult_gauge_repair.htm
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
I didn't see any entries specifically for oil...

I didn't see any entries specifically for oil drain plug washers in our catalog. When I search the OEM part number (n 013 805 1) I see two that are NLA.

The part is just a copper crush washer,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
The stock oil cooler is bolted onto the engine on...

The stock oil cooler is bolted onto the engine on the right side of the motor, tucked up above the oil filter. It's tough to see. Any other radiator-type devices were added on by someone else.
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
First, it is generally best to have all of the...

First, it is generally best to have all of the parts on the motor working properly. They really didn't install many "extra" parts.

That said, some are more necessary than others.

The car will...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
You'd have to be an awful lot more specific than...

You'd have to be an awful lot more specific than that. There are a lot of 914s around here. A lot of signal orange 73 2-liters, even. I have seen at least a half-dozen since 1990, when I started...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
There isn't a cover on there that I know of. To...

There isn't a cover on there that I know of. To physically inspect the cable, you need to unhook it from the transmission end, then unbolt the pulley. Once the pulley is unbolted from its housing,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,250
That's just a wee bit low, there. And that's...

That's just a wee bit low, there. And that's coming from someone whose car really is down in the weeds...

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-11-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
You can, but the flashback valve is the easiest...

You can, but the flashback valve is the easiest way to tie the hoses together. It is just a Tee with a metal screen in it that acts as a flame arrestor in case there is a backfire trying to...
Forum: MINI Discussion Forum 06-11-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
The previous generation (2008? - 2013 or 2014)...

The previous generation (2008? - 2013 or 2014) had issues with the S models specifically. The non-S models ("Justa" as in "Just a Cooper" as per snarky owners) shared a few of those problems, but to...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-07-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Please don't just replace wires! Make sure that...

Please don't just replace wires! Make sure that the wire has a fault before you replace it. Otherwise you may find yourself spending hundreds or thousands on parts, only to have the same problem...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-07-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
General advice to answer your questions: ...

General advice to answer your questions:

Follow the wiring diagrams. They're available in your Haynes manual, among other places.

The fuel pump wiring is in the main chassis wiring harness. ...
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