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Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By JK McDonald
Windshield Wiper Motor Bearings -

Hey Duck - :) Sometimes the windshield wiper motors will have water accumulate inside and the bearings themselves begin to drag from internal rust.

The motor is kind of tough to get out but can...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By JK McDonald
Brief Porsche Ownership -

Hey Jaden - Along with the excitement and performance of owning a 911, there is a frame of mind needed to put up with the quirky short comings of many Porsche models. The newer 911 ARE...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-30-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By JK McDonald
Winter Bed Time -

With the snow storms blowing in on to some of the roads up north, how many 928 owners have connected up their battery tender, added some "Sta-bil" to the gas tank and put their cars to bed for the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-26-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,995
Posted By JK McDonald
Zerk Fitting -

Hey Daltvater - Seeing your Clutch, Brake and Accelerator peddle assembly taken apart for a rebuild - made me think of a minor mod that you might consider.

Back when I ran a 930 track car, I added...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-18-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By JK McDonald
Target Price -

Wow - In the video, Corvette's chief engineer told Jay their 2020 target price was around $60k. With a 6.2-liter V-8 @ 490 horsepower and an eight speed dual clutch automatic - that is a lot of car...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-16-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By JK McDonald
WUR Adjustment -

Hey Lcox - Are there any "You Pull It" wrecking yards in your area ? The parts inside the BOSCH CIS warm-up regulators (VW, Porsche, Audi, Peugeot, etc...) are pretty basic (generic). Once they...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-16-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,020
Posted By JK McDonald
Camaro 105 Amp Delco CS130 Alternator -

Hey Din - Have you read the previous comments on this alternator discussion ? You might also do a search for additional write-ups on alternator issues and upgrades. The Camaro 105 Amp Delco CS130...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-13-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,588
Posted By JK McDonald
Preferred Parking -

Hey Joe - Your Good Luck appears to continue. With that new license plate you should be able to get preferred parking right next to the door at any hospital - It stands for "American Board of...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By JK McDonald
Blower Motor Brush Check -

Hey Fischer - While you have the blower motor out - you might inspect the commutator surface for wear and check your brush length. Our blower motors accumulate a lot of mileage since they are set...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-12-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,588
Posted By JK McDonald
Lucky Duck -

Hey Joe - With all the different ways that your title could have been tied up or held in limbo somewhere - You are one "Lucky Duck". My cousin bought a 911 that turned out to have a mechanic's lien...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-11-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By JK McDonald
Texas Squiggly Road Country MPG -

Just returned from a week's run down through the Canyon Lake area of the Texas Hill Country. On some of the back roads, the Texas Highway Dept must have chased a bunch of cows through the brush and...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-01-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,020
Posted By JK McDonald
Digital VM -

Hey Honerboy - Our 928 dash voltmeter is known for their unreliable readings. Have you considered installing a digital voltmeter from the jumper post to monitor the actual alternator output ?

By...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-01-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By JK McDonald
Parts and Labor Prep-Work

Hey Tim - It varies in price but there are still private individuals selling their old unused cans of R12 for up to $30/lb and several R12 alternatives (Freeze 12, FR-12, Max-Frig, etc....) for...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-31-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 748
Posted By JK McDonald
Hey Tony - You are right, I should have explained...

Hey Tony - You are right, I should have explained myself better when suggesting my (Parking Lot Emergency Get-Me-Home) fix for a loss of residual fuel pressure.

When the fuel pump is being run in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-30-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 748
Posted By JK McDonald
Fuel Pump Relay - Toggle Switch

Hey Vereeken - If the cold start valve is working properly - often when a CIS injected engine is hard to get started after they've been parked a while it's because your residual fuel pressure has...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-29-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By JK McDonald
Electrical Wiring Issue -

Hey Torpedoman - How did your search for the cause of the burned wiring in the "A" Connector go ? Any progress ?

Michael
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-29-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,320
Posted By JK McDonald
Rotary Dial - WAG

Hey Lukerman - Are there any wires on the back side of this rotary dial, perhaps going to an old phone or CB harness behind the console ? There were some very strange set-ups in Europe during the...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-29-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By JK McDonald
A/C System -

Hey Tim - Are you talking about paying someone to convert your 928 A/C system to 134 or doing it yourself? There are a lot of steps involved to do it correctly.

Personally on Miss Purdy, I just...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-25-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By JK McDonald
Heater Control Valve -

Hey Fischer - It sounds like you have an open vacuum line connected to your "Heater Shut Off Valve". If the vacuum source to this valve is lost - it's spring loaded to fall open and let hot water...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-25-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By JK McDonald
Sun Visors -

Just a comment - If you need to replace your old deteriorated sun visors and not too concerned with OEM parts there are several German after market sellers on Ebay. I've ordered 4 sets (Black) for...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-20-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By JK McDonald
"A" Connector Pins A1 - A2

Hey Torpedoman - The "A" connector plug in the lower left of your Fuse/Relay Panel feeds Battery Power from the battery B+ terminal (Designated #30 on your wiring diagram) to the Ignition Switch. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-18-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,385
Posted By JK McDonald
Transition - Broom Hilda

Hey Trakrat - Lots of us at one time or another have driven a project while it was in transition. One of my 1st 911's was more tack weld, bondo and rattle can primer than metal for a couple of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,995
Posted By JK McDonald
Martini Roo Bar -

Hey Daltvater - What an amazing project. Are there any Big Red's and Joey's in New Zealand ? My only question is "IF" you ever get your Martini 911 to pass all the government's safety spec's - wont...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,385
Posted By JK McDonald
My Vote - Engine 1st

Hey Trak - I've been through a couple of my own 911, 930 and 928 projects as well as helping others with several more rebuilds. Just an opinion but from my experience - you should 1st concentrate on...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By JK McDonald
Ride height -

Hey Gomez - As others have mentioned - because of the geometry built into the front end our 928's - any time the front end is lifted you need to drive your car over some rough roads so it will settle...
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