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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-10-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
a few miles I'd chance it, personally. some folks...

a few miles I'd chance it, personally. some folks would just call a tow truck...

on the bright side, a bent valve is a great excuse to preemptively replace the head gasket :D
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-09-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
FS: 944 turbo external oil cooler plate and hoses $150 shipped

$150 shipped in USA...

I used this on my 944 for 10 years and it was great, but dont need it anymore.

Comes with AN-8 adapter fittings on the plate and 2x hoses made to put a 13-row oil...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-07-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Who would pay $10k for those S parts? Where are...

Who would pay $10k for those S parts?
Where are these buyers hiding? The 944 used part market has evaporated from my point of view; people only want to "like" pictures of parts that they have no...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-06-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
check that the coupler connecting the trans to...

check that the coupler connecting the trans to driveshaft is fully seated and clamping bolts are tight.

are there any noises when it seems to slip?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Not sure if you're near buffalo but there's a 944...

Not sure if you're near buffalo but there's a 944 racer up there who has all the stuff to hone/lap alusil properly and would likely do it nearly free. Pm and i can connect you to him.

That said...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-02-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Yes. The "rotation" is just the 2 fluid...

Yes.

The "rotation" is just the 2 fluid valves having some free play before sending pressurized fluid to the right or left side of the rack...there's slop in the middle so the power steering...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-02-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
theres a lot of mystery about this mod. there...

theres a lot of mystery about this mod.
there *IS* a physical locked connection between the input shaft and pinion, a pin at the top where the U-joint attaches. at the bottom they are still...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-02-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
^^ if OP or anyone is interested I have a spare...

^^ if OP or anyone is interested I have a spare PS rack I intended on de-powering that I won't be using after all, that I will sell for $50+ship.

I also have a brand new Rennbay u-joint shaft that...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-29-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,625
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Btw, is there supposed to be any kind of spacer...

Btw, is there supposed to be any kind of spacer included to take up the gap between hook and bolt? The hole is 18mm but early cars only have a 12mm bolt, late is 14. I ground some 1/2id 3/4 od...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-29-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,625
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
I bought some of these like 5 years ago and just...

I bought some of these like 5 years ago and just installed them in June... haven't needed em yet :)

Question though, does the powder coat affect torque spec?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Yes there's a pretty large sheet metal cover that...

Yes there's a pretty large sheet metal cover that hides the bottom half of the flywheel, it has 2 arms that bolt onto the side of the bell housing.
...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-26-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
I am a big fan of mineral spirits for degreasing...

I am a big fan of mineral spirits for degreasing stuff.
It won't hurt any metal but it softens/dissolves grease and caked on stuff to easily brush off.
And, with a paper towel or coffee filter you...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-26-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
I sent a message to someone on Rennlist who is in...

I sent a message to someone on Rennlist who is in Buffalo as well and does a lot of 944 stuff, maybe they can help/contact you. I linked them this thread.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-26-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
R134 in a 944 works great. I have measured 29...

R134 in a 944 works great.
I have measured 29 degree air coming out of the vents on my early car. I lived for 14 years in the inland desert of socal where it is 85-105F for 8 months of the year and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-22-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
The best modification one can do with the AFM is...

The best modification one can do with the AFM is to throw it in the trash.
Then buy a MAF or MAP conversion and enjoy real throttle response and power.

..
..
The issue with your proposal is...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-19-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
I was at a junkyard the other day and noticed...

I was at a junkyard the other day and noticed that a 94-95 Camaro 3.4 V6 alternator looks like it might just fit the 944 bracket.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-12-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Thats a great price! GLWS. I see you're in...

Thats a great price! GLWS.
I see you're in Brentwood, I'm over in Antioch!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
4 driveshaft bearings ??? bearings and gears...

4 driveshaft bearings
??? bearings and gears meshing inside the transaxle
90 degree turn of power from pinion to ring gear
24 CV joint balls
wheel bearings
minor brake pad friction

AFAIK...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
0-0-0 AC only sucks power when it's running....

0-0-0

AC only sucks power when it's running. Otherwise the pulley is a freewheeling bearing like a giant idler.

PS doesn't have much drag either 99% of the time, it only really takes meaningful...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-10-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
I don't know if I've ever said that VEMS was...

I don't know if I've ever said that VEMS was truly better, but I did sell my MAF kit to buy the VEMS years ago. I bought VEMS to have more (and easier) tuning ability than the MAF and old DME would...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-09-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
lol its probably a carriage bolt or similar...

lol its probably a carriage bolt or similar...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 07-08-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
^^ hey ! i lived in Cucamonga up until last July,...

^^ hey ! i lived in Cucamonga up until last July, 19th&Archibald.
can you overnight me some carne asada fries...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 07-08-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Tony is the godfather of the V8 swap but he's a...

Tony is the godfather of the V8 swap but he's a really busy guy and not easy to get a hold of - he wouldn't have time to do any work for you.
I used to live down the road from him and hung out...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-08-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Well the late NA had 4 more hp than the early :D ...

Well the late NA had 4 more hp than the early :D
They might have revised the tune a little too though.

That said any 944 would really benefit from a real camshaft rather than the tiny baby stock...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-07-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By v2rocket_aka944
Yes Josh from Rogue Tuning was so impressed by...

Yes Josh from Rogue Tuning was so impressed by the offset key in his NA that he went and did it on his turbo too. Plenty of folks have done it too - there are no down sides to this mod.

The stock...
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