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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-15-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
I have that cap. Sometime after my last...

I have that cap.

Sometime after my last post, above, I went for a nice drive on the local highway and pushed the car quite a bit and it ran quite nice with no back firing but as I returned to the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-13-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
As I mentioned in my last post I ran the engine...

As I mentioned in my last post I ran the engine in my darkened garage last night and there was no evidence of arcing and today I went for a drive and drove it aggressively and no signs of back firing...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Tony, Yes we put the timing light on and it...

Tony, Yes we put the timing light on and it showed 5* btdc, which is what was expected but at the same time the mechanic heard a clicking sound and saw arching from the coil wire. He removed the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Tony, It sure is taking me a while to fully...

Tony, It sure is taking me a while to fully understand all of this but I've taken a closer look at the hoses behind the T/B, with better lighting, and I was initially wrong.

Upon a closer look...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
[QUOTE=Johner;10590087]Hi Hugh, The second...

[QUOTE=Johner;10590087]Hi Hugh,

The second column in that table is for the 930/10 RoW engine. You have the 930/16 USA Japan engine so need to follow column 1. The first column shows you need to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Jeff, Right, I found it. It's a little dusty back...

Jeff, Right, I found it. It's a little dusty back there but I read 930/16. Make sense?

Also I have to ask about the tech info on your post 12.
There are two columns for the 83 sc and the second...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Bob, I can't really see it either but I went back...

Bob, I can't really see it either but I went back there with a mirror to trace the hose and it is in fact above the throttle plate, so I think things are OK.
Thank you.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-11-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Jeff, the number that I have in the location you...

Jeff, the number that I have in the location you mentioned is 64D2008. I believe that is for a US spec car.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-11-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Tony, the best I can do is explain where the two...

Tony, the best I can do is explain where the two hoses are connected.
The vacuum retard line connects to the lower nipple on the bumper side of the throttle body and
the advance line goes around...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
Thank you Paul. Certainly worth reviewing. ...

Thank you Paul. Certainly worth reviewing.

Distributor cap and rotor new this summer.
I can check the function of the WUR again.
Plugs with less than 5K mi.
I thought I read where the vehicle...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-10-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
No engine work that I am aware of. I dropped the...

No engine work that I am aware of. I dropped the engine last winter (my first) for a valve adjustment, renewed clutch, T/O bearing, a few gaskets and a few seals.
Meanwhile the distributor was out...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-10-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughc
83 sc backfiring thru exhaust

I'm having difficulties sorting out my sc so that it runs satisfactorily. Believe it or not, I'm still trying to sort out the timing and I'll have another go at it later in the week along with...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-04-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By hughc
Thank you guys, I'll call these people. Hugh

Thank you guys, I'll call these people.
Hugh
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By hughc
Recommended Speedometer Rebuilders

The odometer has stopped working on my 83 sc. I suspect a damaged gear is causing the problem and even though I've opened the instrument for a look-see I could not see a damaged gear.
I don't want...
Forum: Driver's Lounge 09-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By hughc
Lovely example.

Lovely example.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-02-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,823
Posted By hughc
I had to give up trying to install the unit on...

I had to give up trying to install the unit on the passenger's side as it points directly to the hot air hose that feeds the side vent.
There's insufficient room above the unit for the hose and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By hughc
I'm not sure if my question is understood but...

I'm not sure if my question is understood but there must be someone here that has measured how much vacuum there is at the two lines going to the distributor.
The reason I am asking is because I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By hughc
Thank you Ivan. So it is as I always believed....

Thank you Ivan. So it is as I always believed. The reason I questioned is because on page 0310-12 on the Bentley manual there is a diagram showing the opposite. An error, obviously.
Thanks again.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-27-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By hughc
vacuum on 83 sc

I purchased a vacuum gauge today so that I could familiarise myself with engine vacuums .
I wasn't too sure where to hook up so I connected to the distributor advance hose and measured 0 in. and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By hughc
83 sc timing marks

I thought I understood this but not so sure now.

Of the two marks at TDC on the crank pulley I always thought the mark on the left is Z1 and the mark to the right is 5*BTDC. The pulley rotates cw...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-18-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By hughc
WTB squirl cage plastic fan

I'm looking for the plastic fan that's in the blower unit at the firewall.
It should be 98mm dia X 40mm long with a 8mm hole.

Thanks,
hughc
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-18-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By hughc
pm sent.

pm sent.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-15-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,539
Posted By hughc
Being in my 70's I think I'll satisfy myself with...

Being in my 70's I think I'll satisfy myself with just having a nice running sc. There are a few costly and time consuming upgrades that I might have enjoyed were I a younger person but I'm satisfied...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By hughc
Thanks again guys. I agree there might be some...

Thanks again guys. I agree there might be some discrepancy with the body panels but as I've previously mentioned the car is noticeably lopsided when looking at it from the rear. Not a lot mind you,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By hughc
Thanks guys. I guess there's a bit of a learning...

Thanks guys. I guess there's a bit of a learning curve there for me. Honestly, for the type of driving I do, mostly DD and highway cruising, I haven't noticed anything unusual in the handling but...
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