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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-21-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Excellent article

Thanks for your research. This is very useful and I have bookmarked it for future reference.

I still stand by my remarks about your incorrect terminology regarding the use of "clutch mechanism",...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-21-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Not looking forward to that ...

Wise counsel. The Bruce's Garage procedure emphasizes that when removing the old master cylinder to measure the length of the rod and install the old clevis as close to exactly the same length as...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Yes, that's exactly how mine works now ...

We are clearly not getting through to each other. Here are the sentences you wrote that caused me some confusion:

"As per the earlier post there is no actual “return” spring, there is nothing...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Not to quibble but ...

... the clutch master cylinder is not in the car so there is no hydraulic action whatsover yet the clutch power spring definitely provides assistance/resistance in both directions when you move the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest The PET disagrees with you ...

Unfortunately, I have never been able to get the Pelican Parts forums to use my uploaded photos in my posts. If you look at page 140 of the E_924S_88_KATALOG.pdf available from the PCNA website, the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 08-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Where does the return spring go?

I am in the midst of replacing the clutch master cylinder. The car is a 1987 924S and new to me. It is missing several important parts including the return spring. Contrary to an earlier post, the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-30-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest If you do it yourself ...

... make sure you have the right tools. The ArnnWorx belt replacement tool set is a must have. It got a great right up in the May Panorama. It has already come in handy for getting the front...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-23-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Kind of you to ask ...

Lots of encouraging things about the car and a few unexpected challenges:


There is no way the timing belts and pump were replaced when the shop said they did the work. It was so rusted and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-15-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Does the cubby have a Porsche part no. on it?

I'm trying to do a radio delete with a 924 and haven't been able to find a blank out panel or other work around. I'm struggling with understanding why this is so hard to source. It is a standard...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Got it to work ...

I ended up bending the tines up a little and pressing the retaining ring in with a long 22 MM socket and a small hammer.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Retainer ring

I bought the FTE kit for my slave cylinder and bought a new FTE master. The rebuild kit I found for the master actually did cost more than a new one. Both the master and slave are built by FTE. ...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Excellent

You can't ask for a more reliable source than that, 9FF! Thanks again.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Thanks!

The 1988 924S PET showed the slotted wheels (928 look) but not the bigger phone dials. The specs sounded the same as these wheels so I thought I would be OK but I thought I'd shoot it by you guys to...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 07-11-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Wheel fitment question

My new toy is a 1987 924S. It will be my "bomber" daily driver. Here is the original thread: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-924-944-968-technical-forum/997349-new-me-924s.html .

My plan is...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-25-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest There was some debris ...

... as you guys said there would be. I didn't even know that drain was there.


It didn't seem like enough debris to clog the drain but I had gotten in there with a shop vac after I sopped up the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-25-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Battery sitting in water

Here's the starting thread: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-924-944-968-technical-forum/997349-new-me-924s.html


When I got the car home, the battery was sitting in about an inch of water....
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-25-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Towed her home

As I thought I might, I chickened out and towed the car home. The trip went pretty smoothly. This turned out to be a very smart move. Here's what I found out so far:


Engine and belts are still...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-30-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Still sorting out transport options

Thanks to all for your insights. I'll keep you posted when I actually have the car in my possession.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Belt and pump replaced by a reputable shop

Thanks, edredas.

The seller said the belt and pump had been replaced by a reputable German car shop about 25K miles earlier. Relying on memory, but I think the belt interval on a 944 engine is 40k...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Interesting thoughts ... thanks!

Sorry for the linquistic snafu, grendiers. I, of course, wasn't speaking of it grenading or anything. Sounds like both of you guys assume that the head and valves are toast. Which also means the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-22-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest New-to-me 924S

<hr style="color:#FFFFFF; background-color:#FFFFFF" size="1"> Looks like I will become a new participant on this forum. I have bought a well-used 1987 924S 5-speed with 160k miles that...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-12-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Narrower body and lighter weight

Thanks, that's what I was thinking; start with a 924S. Good to know re: the 944 suspension in a 924S. Like I said, I'm on a learning curve. I haven't checked recently but when I looked into this a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-12-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Engine bay fitment question

If you guys know of an existing forum thread or threads that answers these questions, please display the link. I tried a search and nothing definitive popped up. There were several threads that...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-02-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Ask the mods to move it

I'm sure the moderators will be happy to move this for you.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-13-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,135
Posted By rbuswell
Porsche Crest Seats may be restorable

Call these guys Home Page | Leatherique Restoration Products (http://www.leatherique.com/) and see what they think about saving your original seats. I don't see any tears so it may be all about...
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