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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-02-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By spuggy
From the Bosch Motorsport Fuel Pump document ...

From the Bosch Motorsport Fuel Pump document

With CIS, there's a pressure regulator in the fuel distributor. With EFI, the fuel pressure regulator is typically somewhere on the fuel rail. This is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By spuggy
You don't say how long ago the conversion was...

You don't say how long ago the conversion was done, and how many miles you drove it/variety of conditions? I'm wondering if the warmup cycle was actually "perfect" before - and if ambient temps are...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 08-19-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,216
Posted By spuggy
Hey Smurfbus! I came to the conclusion that...

Hey Smurfbus!

I came to the conclusion that it takes dyno time to tune PID... Dunno, maybe I'm just a quitter... :D

I have PID values that I know will hold set values perfectly for WOT on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-16-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By spuggy
For a while, but not for long/ever. ...

For a while, but not for long/ever.



Probably somewhere around 350 HP & ft/lbs, then, without an upgraded intercooler. At the wheels.

Ideally a built 915 and "some care required". And just...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-07-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,698
Posted By spuggy
The experience you report is apparently not...

The experience you report is apparently not consistent with everyone's.



Wow. So ignoring the aspects of your reply that border on ad hominem insinuation, you can speak for the practices of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-06-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 864
Posted By spuggy
Good basic idea, useless implementation. Neither...

Good basic idea, useless implementation. Neither email nor SMS is secure. And it's quite terrifying the # of people - including banks - that think they are...

For MFA, use OATH or FIDO - if you...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-06-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,698
Posted By spuggy
And a over-polished case and/or bracelet may look...

And a over-polished case and/or bracelet may look shiny, but makes the watch much less desirable to many.

There's entire forums for watch enthusiasts. These guys really know their stuff...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,698
Posted By spuggy
If you need warranty, apparently since 2017 only...

If you need warranty, apparently since 2017 only the Dallas and NYC RSCs are doing that.

I've used the Rolex Service Center in San Francisco since the 90's and see no reason to change at all -...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 08-06-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By spuggy
I use both the dipstick and the oil level gauge. ...

I use both the dipstick and the oil level gauge.

There's 100% correlation between the two on my car - so long as you understand the gauge only provides a useful reading under exactly the same...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-06-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By spuggy
Nope. A carrier-locked phone detects a...

Nope. A carrier-locked phone detects a non-carrier SIM inserted and wants a PUK, or it won't use it.

All you do is enter the code, and the phone is SIM unlocked. Forever.

All happens on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-06-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,174
Posted By spuggy
There is no substitute for measuring the voltage...

There is no substitute for measuring the voltage at the solenoid terminal. A volt or two drop from what you measure across the battery terminals isn't ideal - but not huge cause for concern either.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-05-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By spuggy
Yeh, that won't help much... Can't...

Yeh, that won't help much...



Can't figure it out from the description - do you mean the outer sheath isn't fixed to anything? That'd probably result in the cable just moving back and forth......
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By spuggy
Well, my thinking is that you fitted another...

Well, my thinking is that you fitted another alternator with your re-jigged wiring, and it works. Which would seem to rule that out. I don't know anything about the alarm module, so I'll just...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,174
Posted By spuggy
Take your old ignition switch electrical portion....

Take your old ignition switch electrical portion. Plug it directly into the bulkhead. Use a screwdriver to start it. That should identify if its the mechanical portion or not - assuming the old...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By spuggy
There's a factory advisory that you might need to...

There's a factory advisory that you might need to fit a resistor to drive the exciter circuit hard enough to work on older cars updated with newer bits. One possibility. It's both mentioned and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By spuggy
Sounds like the diverter valves by the...

Sounds like the diverter valves by the transmission are open and dumping the heat before it runs through the pipe in the rockers, or the air flapper boxes in the trunk aren't letting anything...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-26-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By spuggy
Grille hole on an 78-on 3.3 930 decklid is twice...

Grille hole on an 78-on 3.3 930 decklid is twice the height, to make room for the intercooler. A/C condenser and rear wiper motor live in the tea-tray tail, so not light once complete, as George...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-25-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By spuggy
High frame-rate gaming at 1080p and up, 3D CAD,...

High frame-rate gaming at 1080p and up, 3D CAD, GIS systems, medical imaging, crypto-mining. Anything with significant 3D/texture/rendering requirements that can actually off-load to the GPU.

But...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-21-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By spuggy
Oh, so you've got a reader? Linux not only...

Oh, so you've got a reader?

Linux not only doesn't trash drivers for no good reason, for USB it also will generally recognize the class and do a half-way respectable job of driving most USB...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-20-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,313
Posted By spuggy
All season don't do anything well, MHO. Buy...

All season don't do anything well, MHO.

Buy some real winter tires and go as hi-perf as you like (or your wheel sizes permit) for the other 2-3 seasons (depending on your local climate). I really...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-19-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By spuggy
It's a SmartMedia card. They were sort of aligned...

It's a SmartMedia card. They were sort of aligned as a floppy replacement (smaller, faster, more robust) back in the day, but didn't really take off..

Compare the widths of the SM/SD card slots...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-17-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,875
Posted By spuggy
Nope, no need to touch the shroud, much less drop...

Nope, no need to touch the shroud, much less drop the motor. I fitted my CR alternator with the motor in the car. Toughest part was hollowing out the rubber grommet, followed closely by wedging it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-17-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,347
Posted By spuggy
Exactly. Take a look at this: ...

Exactly. Take a look at this:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Dyno_20101595019972.jpg

Peak torque is at 4500-5000 RPM. The exact RPM drop in the next gear depends on many things;...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,163
Posted By spuggy
Finding more cases because testing more is only...

Finding more cases because testing more is only part of the story.

Increasingly higher percentages of positive tests indicate undetected community spread and not testing enough for track and trace...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-16-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By spuggy
The wiring will be fine. But 18V will boil the...

The wiring will be fine. But 18V will boil the battery, you'll be cleaning crusty/scaly grey fur off the terminals every week. And the capacitors VDO fitted in the speedo/tachometer are only rated at...
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