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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Tried the Grease and Vice with no luck. Just...

Tried the Grease and Vice with no luck. Just deforming the bushing. Any suggestions?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-22-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Another Data Point: Bled brakes again...

Another Data Point:

Bled brakes again tonight. Stiff Pedal until car is started.

Re-bled again. Disconnected the vacuum line on the booster and as expected, brakes were solid.

Something is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-22-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Trond- Thx for the suggestion but have driven the...

Trond- Thx for the suggestion but have driven the car a number of times around the neighborhood. I probably have put 15 miles in laps around the neighborhood.

I have also bled lots of brakes...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-21-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
I feel your pain. I have had some very...

I feel your pain.

I have had some very serious mechanics chime in on this issue who came away scratching their heads.

Was your second replacement MC the same brand as the first?

I may try...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-21-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
rwest - did you have the same symptom where you...

rwest - did you have the same symptom where you bled it, got a stiff pedal half way down, started the car, pushed the brakes, turned off the car, and pedal was no longer stiff at any point and needed...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-21-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Appreciate the replies. Don't think it is...

Appreciate the replies.

Don't think it is just a matter of re-bleeding as this has gone on too long and the symptoms don't coincide with trapped air. And especially as it will build pressure...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-21-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Brake Problem from He77.

1977 911 Targa

Background:

1. After sitting idle for a year, brake lines leaked and soft lines were replaced with new Braided Lines.

2. Rebuilt Calipers

Could not get a firm pedal after...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-31-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
I should have noted that I gave them the original...

I should have noted that I gave them the original visors and they built around the original wire frame. So, no issue with mismatched parts or sizes.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-31-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
911 Sun Visors Remade

FYI

Thought I would give the Trim guy down the street a shot at rebuilding the visor before I ran off and spent nearly $300 for a new set.

Here's the result:
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-10-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Home Made Power Bleeder

Not the most elegant but functional and effective.

The top of a Primer Can happens to be the right size and thread. Borrowed the gasket from the Brake Reservoir Cap. Added a nipple for my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-24-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Wtb: 3 pin cd cheap.

Wtb: 3 pin cd cheap.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
1/8"? I would say that is within his calibration...

1/8"? I would say that is within his calibration error.

My Targa use to make that flex sound on the top in awkward angles going up a steep driveway.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
UPDATE: Cleaned the CD contact points and...

UPDATE:

Cleaned the CD contact points and wiring contacts. Got it to start. Smoked a bit at first but improved. Ran (10 mins) at high idle then quit all of a sudden. While running I tried to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Rebuild - no start. Leaning toward ignition issue

77 2.7 CIS - No mods.

Just finished the garage top-end rebuild and engine back in. BUT will not start.

Cranking and getting gas.

No spark. I do not hear any whine in the CDI. CDI is...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-12-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
How would you safely clean the alternator?

For a 77 2.7 Alternator, it may be a a no-brainer but what would you recommend cleaning the grime off the alternator with?

I assume Soap and water is safe but what about harsher cleaners?

There...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-09-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Mahle Cylinder Advice

2.7 Mahles. Rebuilding at 96K miles. I put the majority of the miles on myself as an everyday driver. Smoking like a mosquito fogger.

The cross hatching is gone on all these puppies.
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-20-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,110
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
The end of this thread led to a dead end at...

The end of this thread led to a dead end at AMazon lines. Does anyone have a fuel line rebuild suggestion?
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 04-28-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 79,040
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Wow, call me sick but I like it.

Wow, call me sick but I like it.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-28-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Well, more success..... Richened the mix,...

Well, more success.....


Richened the mix, then richened some more, and more......and with each it ran a little better. It is actually idling nicely but again no power beyond 4000 rpm. At that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Not a dumb question. After fiddling, set it to...

Not a dumb question. After fiddling, set it to TDC and set the notch to the Number 1 firing position. First attempt actually had no fire. Spun it 180 and fired right up.

The CIS diagnostic...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Progress. Removed distributor (Bosch) reset the...

Progress. Removed distributor (Bosch) reset the gap. Cleaned the contact areas. Rechecked connections to the plugs and dis cap. Got it to start but rough running.

Can't get any acceleration. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
When I was rechecking the cam timing with the...

When I was rechecking the cam timing with the engine down, I inspected the airbox for cracks. Didn't see any and checked the vac lines which, again, visually looked okay.

I don't have a pop-off....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Yup. Lifted the plunger arm to check. No go. ...

Yup. Lifted the plunger arm to check. No go. Thought maybe it was fuel, thus, the ether test - no lift off.

Thought the cam timing as well, so dropped engine again and rechecked the timing. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-27-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
After rebuild, I ran it until the rings set. And...

After rebuild, I ran it until the rings set. And then occasionally around the block just to spin the wheels. This went on for a few months but still very few hours of operation.

Haven't pulled...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-26-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By ShoqAndAwe
Help, Please....

"Another my engine won't start" but am at a loss as to causes.....

'77 911 2.7 CIS -- Rebuilt the engine myself a couple of years ago. Ran okay for a while but never great.

Became very hard...
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