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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jjeffries
Back to the Summer of 2014: When I first looked...

Back to the Summer of 2014: When I first looked at the car, I took copious photos, as anyone would. The following image shows the underside, from front looking backwards. The front suspension pan was...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jjeffries
OK Glennfield, right you are. In the summer...

OK Glennfield, right you are.

In the summer of 2017 our younger son got a job at an old-time family summer camp on South Hero Island on Lake Champlain, Vermont. He didn't have his own set of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 02:52 PM
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Posted By jjeffries
Chris, I didn’t realize you worked someplace with...

Chris, I didn’t realize you worked someplace with access to a service dept. You haven’t joined the retail automotive world have you?

John in Conn.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jjeffries
Thanks for being the first reader. Much more to...

Thanks for being the first reader. Much more to come.

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
New thread, this time about my 82 SC (911 Forum)

Hi All,

I've enjoyed writing this thread so much I figured I'd do a retrospective of my experience with the 911SC. I'll also cover any current fiddling/TLC.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jjeffries
JohnJ's 82 SC Coupe Ownership, Repair and Maintenance Experience

Greetings All,

I'd been reading the Pelican 911 Forum for years and submitting the odd comment, thinking I'd never be able to have one of my own. When I had back surgery back in the noughties, I'd...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-10-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By jjeffries
Nice job Chris and good to know. These little...

Nice job Chris and good to know. These little details make such an impact on the presentation of the car.

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-10-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
I ventured back out to the garage before taking a...

I ventured back out to the garage before taking a therapy-ride in my SC (amazing early spring weather today here in southern New England). The ferrule on the frayed end of the cable sheath was not an...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-10-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
Hubris strikes again ... that $&%£#!! heater...

Hubris strikes again ... that $&%£#!! heater valve. “Replace it in place”, I said with savior faire. Not so fast, Junior.

After a couple of hours of painful, mostly unproductive work this morning...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-09-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By jjeffries
GHEN, tubular, later model, said to be...

GHEN,

tubular, later model, said to be worth 5BHP (gurus: true?), nice looking but fragile:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/exhaust_manifolds_late_model_cracked1617995082.jpg

......
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-09-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By jjeffries
My understanding is that the cast headers are...

My understanding is that the cast headers are fairly durable but the later welded tubing version are rather fragile, at least at this point in their 30+ year old lives. My 87 924S came with a seized,...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-08-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By jjeffries
I’ve been polishing cars since I was a wee lad,...

I’ve been polishing cars since I was a wee lad, or at least, a spotty teenager. There are many ways to make your paint look better, and not all need to be done with the bells and whistles...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-08-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,248
Posted By jjeffries
Good point Stone (sparks/home heating oil). ...

Good point Stone (sparks/home heating oil).

Amazing looking at that new welder ... being an inverter machine ... just how small/compact it is, and for a highly capable 170A machine, to boot.

I...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-07-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
Folks/Future Readers ... please do take Rasta's...

Folks/Future Readers ... please do take Rasta's word on this over mine. He'd BTDT and knows WTF he's talking about, while I'm a first-timer on these cars.

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-07-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
Very kind Josh and thanks for stopping by. Bear...

Very kind Josh and thanks for stopping by. Bear in mind these hoses and the valve were recently assembled so are far more easily manipulated than a car that hadn’t just been assembled. I also admit...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-07-2021, 03:11 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
This is the 928 wiring/electrical resource Rus...

This is the 928 wiring/electrical resource Rus mentioned. It is uncommonly educational. Luckily, “our” cars have maybe 50% of the circuits/complexity of the 928, but the system logic is similar. What...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-06-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,248
Posted By jjeffries
Everyone should have one. They’re more affordable...

Everyone should have one. They’re more affordable now than ever.

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-06-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,248
Posted By jjeffries
.... and got your laundry done while you were at...

.... and got your laundry done while you were at it ... Renaissance Man!
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-06-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By jjeffries
White upper surfaces down to the top line of the...

White upper surfaces down to the top line of the fender flares?

More photo’s please!

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-06-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
Chris, you can replace the valve in-situ, with...

Chris, you can replace the valve in-situ, with just some swearing and cut up hands. I’d also replace the short, right angled hose from the back of the intake manifold to the heater valve; the other...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-06-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,267
Posted By jjeffries
Rus, thanks for the reminder: yes, I'd forgotten...

Rus, thanks for the reminder: yes, I'd forgotten it.

Speaking of things I've forgotten, on my first attempt to re-install the center console, I was having a heck of a time with wire routing until...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-03-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By jjeffries
Cool. What’s the red mid-engined car next to...

Cool. What’s the red mid-engined car next to yours?
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-03-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By jjeffries
What’s the issue in the second strut photo? ...

What’s the issue in the second strut photo?

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-03-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By jjeffries
Big thanks George. John

Big thanks George.

John
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 04-02-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,248
Posted By jjeffries
For the nut welding, slow the wire speed and try...

For the nut welding, slow the wire speed and try and lay a circular bead, steam as she goes. Ideally do a couple of tests/practice runs with a 6mm (10mm head) bolt in a vice, held by the head ......
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