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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-18-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By tepps
Lights are creating a ground from another source....

Lights are creating a ground from another source. Not from brake light switch. Sometimes happens when an incorrect bulb is jammed into a socket. Such as a running light bulb sending power through the...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 03-06-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By tepps
chain tensioner

thanks for reply, previous installer of ims bearing brought over the cam locking tool, and ims tools. He states that the camshaft on drivers side has no grooves for locking tool in place??? this is a...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 03-05-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By tepps
chain tensioner

I have a 1999 boxster that is leaking profusely from drivers side chain tensioner. Previous owner installed new IMS bearing and must have removed tensioner and seal when he did work. I would like to...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By tepps
impact gun

be careful with impact gun. I once broke the end of a cam off(maybe on a 2.2) Installing the big nut. Obviously a learning experience.
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-23-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By tepps
obd

Does the CEL come on when you 1st turn on ignition, before you start the engine???> Make sure it works to begin with, if it does, try to have car inspected right away, before it goes on, then you...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-07-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By tepps
C4 awd

Thanks for the reply, I found an article on the system by Adrian Streather. Very informative, and definetely will buy the Bentley book if I buy the car. I looked for your saga on rennsport forum, but...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-04-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By tepps
early c 4 issues

Thanks for all of the replies. I am trying to get a handle on what actually happens when the system breaks.For example, does the car stop moving, lock up? No power etc, spew fluids .etc, etc. I am...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-03-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By tepps
Thinking of buying 91 c4

A car salesman friend has a 91 c4 RS "clone" I can buy for around 17k. 120 k, all receipts allegedly upgraded flywheel, distributor, not sure about head gaskets.Red w/ black coupe . Supposedly super...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 04-23-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By tepps
1995 993

I am thinking of buying a 993, preferably a 95 so I do not have to deal with NYS cel inspections etc.etc. I have seen a few on Ebay that look interesting, but two of them state that they have had...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-29-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By tepps
you should ask this question on the engine...

you should ask this question on the engine rebuild forum. You will probably get more answers.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-18-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By tepps
starter

That seems like a screaming deal. I bought a similar starter for my Ferrari 328 and paid about 400 bucks for it... It spins the car over a lot faster and weighs less. I like it .. For 120 bucks that...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By tepps
1986 930 intermittent dies

Friend has an 86 930 that will die while he is driving along. No rhyme or reason, and it usually starts right up after he pulls over. Sometimes he can re fire if he cycles the key. It is happening...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-12-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By tepps
torsion tubes

thanks for the reply. I have read that article numerous times. Very informative..I will measure both wheelbases tomorrow thank you.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-12-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By tepps
1969 torsion tube repair.

I am in the process of repairing a friends 69 targa torsion tube. I located a good tube allegedly out of a 73 911s. It is solid as can be and was a good price. The problem is, ( Ihave a1968 in my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-24-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,516
Posted By tepps
The Beauty of it all is, that you can have your...

The Beauty of it all is, that you can have your pick of all three. Personally I feel that the Psychos who dream that they can perceive the body flex between a hardtop and cabriolet are basically...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-18-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By tepps
nuts

Tom ,I have the 6 allen nuts for cam towers, I am talking about the 24 cylinder head nuts.My shipping address is 2365 south park ave. Buffalo Ny 14220
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-17-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By tepps
piston pin tolerance.. 1976-89.... no specs...

piston pin tolerance.. 1976-89.... no specs available, but earlier 1970 to 75bore 22.000 22.005 Shaft 21.996- 22.000 clearance fit.. 0.000 to 0.009. earlier piston were press fit, required...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-17-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By tepps
68 re rebuild

I am putting the heads, and cam towers on my 68 rebuild.. The previous set of allen head bolts has gone missing courtesy of Motor Messer. I am left with 24 grade 8 15 mm head with locking washer...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 229,671
Posted By tepps
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1,500 miles after one of their 8500$rebuilds.. Wrong pistons with the wrong cams. Missing stainless steel heat exchangers,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16,463
Views: 3,702,306
Posted By tepps
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My wifes wheels.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By tepps
Surprised to hear that you had a head stud...

Surprised to hear that you had a head stud issue. I thought these engines were somewhat impervious to that problem.It sounds like you did a very thorough job, and if you have been a mechanic for 30...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-12-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By tepps
Pharlap, it looks like you have about an hour or...

Pharlap, it looks like you have about an hour or so worth of parts cost estimating,plus labor times. Then you have to factor in unforeseen needs that may occur .I doubt a professional shop would...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-11-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,784
Posted By tepps
68 re rebuild

I called ebs numerous times to discuss these pistons. Depending on who I talked to I received different answers. One sales guy said that it was really hard to raise thecompression on a 2.0, the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-11-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,784
Posted By tepps
68 re rebuild

Customer never wanted, or asked MM for more power.His only request was that engine would have more torque, or be easier to get off the line as he felt he had to over rev the car at stop signs, red...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-11-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,784
Posted By tepps
cams

thank you for your ongoing assistance. I would presume that these cams were probably totally inappropriate for the high compression pistons that were inexplicably installed by MM ??Hence inadequate...
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