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Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 08-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,916
Posted By jess p
I did a SBC with 400 hp mated to an 83 915 trans....

I did a SBC with 400 hp mated to an 83 915 trans. Purchased an expensive Dual clutch kit, Kevlar on one side bla bla bla. The trans survived but the clutch starts to slip after 500 miles, save your...
Forum: Porsche Engine Conversion Tech Forum 08-06-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By jess p
Unless you have a G50 or a 930 trans to do the...

Unless you have a G50 or a 930 trans to do the conversion I wouldnt think about it. Ask me how I know.
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-04-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By jess p
There is a YouTube video of a guy who made his...

There is a YouTube video of a guy who made his own out of fiberglass and covered it with vinyl if you cannot find the part
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-03-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By jess p
That engine in your 912 was the same engine in my...

That engine in your 912 was the same engine in my 75 914. Maybe Dave can chime in on this but with the ignition switch turned to the on position, you can depress the little door in the AFM and that...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-03-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By jess p
There is an O-ring in the oil filler cap. That...

There is an O-ring in the oil filler cap. That cap needs to be tight, it’s a large source of vacuum leak.
Then there are the fittings to the air intake and the electrical plugs to the air box and...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 08-01-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By jess p
The first thing I would do is look at the throat...

The first thing I would do is look at the throat around the butterfly. Do you see any gouging or a ridge where the butterfly has cut into the throat. It’s best to remove the carb for close up...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-30-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By jess p
Antony, what is that color of your 912. I think I...

Antony, what is that color of your 912. I think I have a good clutch disc for a 912. Can you PM me your mailing address
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-26-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By jess p
********AZ has a new Sachs clutch kit that...

********AZ has a new Sachs clutch kit that includes disc, pressure plate, throwout bearing for 65-69 912’s for $300.00 but I’m not sure about shipping to Hungary. Now, Quality speciality components...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By jess p
I love 912’s. When I first started buying the air...

I love 912’s. When I first started buying the air cooled Porsche’s I initially did not appreciate 912’s but that was my fault. I think the 912E is an awesome car, it will have considerable...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-25-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By jess p
I will give you an estimate for a 911 conversion,...

I will give you an estimate for a 911 conversion, but first I’ll tell you NOT to do it. You will ruin the value of that 912. If you want a 911, then buy a 911!
1) 911 oil tank used maybe $200
2)...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-25-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By jess p
Installing a 911 engine might cause you more...

Installing a 911 engine might cause you more problems for emissions. To install a 911 engine at the least you need to install an oil tank and change over the engine mounts. To pass emissions the...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 07-23-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By jess p
I’m in the same boat. If you have some money I...

I’m in the same boat. If you have some money I would
go with a big bore kit. Mild cam, and an exhaust. Weber’s or
Delorto and ignition setup. You could be looking at a 25-30 hp
gain. Since you...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-23-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By jess p
1) Check the power relay on the relay board 2)...

1) Check the power relay on the relay board
2) Check for batt voltage
3) Check that connections are tight on the batt and cables at the starter.
Once you get the car to turn over if it still does...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-15-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By jess p
No, but done with aftermarket kits. Clewett...

No, but done with aftermarket kits. Clewett engineering had a serpentine belt system that worked the best. Utilize vintage air components and it can be done.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By jess p
I once had to deal with the DMV, ended up calling...

I once had to deal with the DMV, ended up calling the director and at that point things went very very smoothly.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-24-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By jess p
Yes, the older bumpers will fit but are going to...

Yes, the older bumpers will fit but are going to be expensive. On my 1970 I considered chrome as mine are aftermarket fiberglass. I located some with no dents but the cost of getting them rechromed...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-03-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By jess p
I’m on my 5th 914 but, way back in the day when I...

I’m on my 5th 914 but, way back in the day when I bought my first 914, I rebuilt the engine on a budget, it cost me $45.00. Yes, that’s not a misprint. The car had over 100,000 miles on it. I took...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By jess p
I listened to the video and a noise that gets...

I listened to the video and a noise that gets louder when your vehicle is accelerating probably means that there is heavy contact of the pinion gear teeth on the outer ends of the ring gear teeth....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-24-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By jess p
If this helps I’ll give you my 2 cents on engine...

If this helps I’ll give you my 2 cents on engine transplants into Porsche cars. I once converted a 912 swb car to lwb by changing out the torsion tubes, going to 911 trailing arms and then installed...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-24-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By jess p
On my 3.0 CIS 82 911 I considered backdating to...

On my 3.0 CIS 82 911 I considered backdating to the 78-79 distributor and the earlier WUR. Some say Lambda enriches at WOT, when in fact only a 2 sec duration. As Dave mentioned about the O2 relay...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-16-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By jess p
I previously was unable to load the videos on...

I previously was unable to load the videos on another post you made. I will try to look at this one. I have recently finished rebuilding my gearbox and although I’m keeping my swepco 201 for my 911,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-15-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By jess p
The 5 dreaded noises a transmission can make ...

The 5 dreaded noises a transmission can make
Whining and howling
Rumbling and growling
Buzzing and hissing
Banging and clunking
Grinding
The good news is your symptoms are the least worrisome....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-14-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By jess p
If you need just the cover Scat and or Empi sell...

If you need just the cover Scat and or Empi sell it separately
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-14-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By jess p
Yes, use choice B, that is what’s illustrated in...

Yes, use choice B, that is what’s illustrated in my 914 technical manual
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By jess p
PS....The windage tray allow oil to stay above...

PS....The windage tray allow oil to stay above longer under hard Corning. Forgot to mention that.
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