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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-05-2004, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By ruechaos
Thanks for the replies! You would think that the...

Thanks for the replies! You would think that the ceramic coating would help protect against the heat a little better. The problem is that the header comes to within 1/8 inch from the lower balance...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-04-2004, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By ruechaos
Installed new headers...got problems

Hey guys. Just got done installing a new set of caramic coated MSDS headers on my 944NA. Two days later, I develop a major oil leak from the rear lower balance shaft seal. There's also a leak on...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 12-10-2003, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By ruechaos
Hey! That's my engine! It was my first time...

Hey! That's my engine! It was my first time changing the belts, so I was a little extra careful. Hell, the way most of you guys talk about the importance of having the belts tentioned just right...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-05-2003, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By ruechaos
Sweet. Thank you kindly! -Tony

Sweet. Thank you kindly!

-Tony
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-05-2003, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By ruechaos
What happens if I disconnect the idle positioner?

Hey guys! The car is running pretty good, mostly thanks to all the great help I've recieved on this board! Just a few little things to get it all "just right".

One of the little things being...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-04-2003, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,425
Posted By ruechaos
I flipped an '84 at nearly 90mph. Got a small...

I flipped an '84 at nearly 90mph. Got a small cut on my arm, no stitches needed, and a bump on the head from falling out of my seat when I released the seatbelt. (The car was upside down when...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-18-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By ruechaos
Still have that irregular idle problem...maybe AFM related?

Hey guys. The car is still fluctuating it's idle between 1200 and 1800rpm. After going over everything I check the voltage going to the AFM and got 5V. Which would be fine if this were a turbo,...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-11-2003, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By ruechaos
Irregular idle, thinking it might be temp sensor related...

Ok guys. I'm still getting an irregular idle from my car. It just revs up and down between 1200RPM and 1800RPM.

First I thought it was the Idle positioner. Cleaned it out, regreesed it, tested...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-06-2003, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
Thank you all for the great info! I will be...

Thank you all for the great info! I will be drilling and tapping it this weekend. (Come this far already, so why not?) With any luck, I'll be out, eating the mean streets of St. Louis by Sunday!
...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
Tom, thanks for the info. It is a new water...

Tom, thanks for the info. It is a new water pump. So I could just go ahead and ground the other wire to the block and all will be well? I think I remember hearing that's how the original sensor...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,283
Posted By ruechaos
I don't think I'd chance it. That thing would...

I don't think I'd chance it. That thing would probably fly right off, and/or add drag to the car.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
That's pretty weird, Tom. I would really like to...

That's pretty weird, Tom. I would really like to use the new sensor, because maybe one day I might need that idiot light. Not only that, but I've come this far, and paid so much attention to the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
As far as the shavings, I'm drilling VERY little...

As far as the shavings, I'm drilling VERY little at a time, and vacuuming the bits of metal out. There's still going to be a very minimal amount of metal in the system, so I'm going to disconnect...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
BTW: What size tap am I going to need to thred...

BTW: What size tap am I going to need to thred this larger hole?

-Tony
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-04-2003, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
Maybe I wasen't quite clear. I DID need to...

Maybe I wasen't quite clear. I DID need to change the engine wiring harness as the engine (early 944) is now in an '87S body. The instruments and relay box required the new harness.

I've...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-03-2003, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By ruechaos
New coolant temp sending unit is too big...but have an idea.

Hey guys! The water tempature sending unit on the engine block on my early 944 has a pretty shallow hole that it's saposed to go into, and is a single prong design. Since I installed a post 85.5...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-02-2003, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By ruechaos
Where is the oil indicator switch located..?

Hey guys. On my '87 944, I'm having trouble finding the oil indicator switch. As some of you know, my engine is from an '84, and I was wondering if there was such a switch on these pre 85.5 cars...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2003, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ruechaos
Yes. Early engine, late brain. I need the two...

Yes. Early engine, late brain. I need the two sensors that plug into the bellhousing. One of them counts the number of teeth on the flywheel to get a RPM reading and the other one reads reads a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2003, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ruechaos
Where can I get a flywheel position sensor?

I checked Pelican and the "other" big online Porsche store, but neither seem to carry it.

Thanks for any help!

-Tony
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2003, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By ruechaos
I got the message. As I understand it the engine...

I got the message. As I understand it the engine wiring harness went with the "S" motor along time ago. All I bought was the body from a guy who was trying to install a LT1 in it. He sold the 944S...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2003, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By ruechaos
Naver had an "S" motor. After flipping my '84NA...

Naver had an "S" motor. After flipping my '84NA I bought a 944S body (minus the motor) and simply put the old '84 engine in there since I knew it ran fine. I'll check for a vacuum leak, thanks!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-27-2003, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By ruechaos
The car starts now! But idle is WAY too high!

I finally got the hybrid 944NA / 944S to start! I'm was so happy/suprised, I almost crapped my pants! (Nothing hooked up from the headers back) =)

But now that it's running there's a couple...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-10-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By ruechaos
I've done the hole punch method twice now. Just...

I've done the hole punch method twice now. Just remember to drain your oil first, then do it, else it could be a real mess.

-Tony
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-10-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By ruechaos
Fuel pump problem....and maybe a DME problem, I'm not sure...

Hey guys. I have a bad fuel pump, no doubt about it, but while testing related things out just to be sure, I found that I wanen't getting any power back to it. It should send 12v to it when...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-06-2003, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By ruechaos
Will an '84 fuel pump work with an '87 "S" fuel system?

I have an '84 fuel pump and I was wondering if it were at all possible to put it in my '87 S. The engine in the S is the old engine from my '84, so is it possible? Are the hookups the same? How...
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