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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 02-27-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By hobieboy
Great to hear (read) that you still have the...

Great to hear (read) that you still have the beast Norm!

Now you are giving me some inspiration to pick up on mine that started 2-3 years back but just been mostly sitting 🙁

May I ask if you...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-25-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
You are right... nothing to lose I guess. I have...

You are right... nothing to lose I guess. I have already test fitted the turbo; and I have a Zork tube so muffler is not an issue :)

I took it all off as I need the car for the track last week...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-19-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Thanks for all the comments all... sounds like I...

Thanks for all the comments all... sounds like I should think hard before spending time / $$$ on trying the "free" turbo I have.

Just when I thought it should be quick & easy given I already have...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
So it means... if I want to properly try the...

So it means... if I want to properly try the Holset I have, I should spend $$$ for the scavenge pump, but then if I expect to end up with a GT/GTX turbo then that would be $$$ down the drain :(
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-18-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Chris, would the billet scavenge pump be needed...

Chris, would the billet scavenge pump be needed if I switch to something like a GT-series turbo? I believe you recommend restrictor only for those?
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-17-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Thanks for the explanation Chris... so that's...

Thanks for the explanation Chris... so that's probably why you suggested that using a restrictor on the Holset will likely shorten its life span and a higher flow (billet) scavenge pump should be...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-17-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Thank you for the details Petri (& really love...

Thank you for the details Petri (& really love your car :D)...

Did you first tap the "flange"/oil inlet on the turbo then drill the hole to the bolt?

Now my dumb question: why would a bigger...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-16-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Thanks for the responses guys... too busy at the...

Thanks for the responses guys... too busy at the track these past few days :) but with the old turbo of course...

So I think I should either get a "billet pump" or a restrictor before I even...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-13-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Is your oil supply a standard set up - from the...

Is your oil supply a standard set up - from the oil pressure switch at the front of the engine with a 8mm ball to the turbo?

If so, then if I have a scavenge pump to help drain the oil & still...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-13-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By hobieboy
Holset HX-40 install question...

I have "inherited" a what I believe a Holset HX-40 turbo and was trying it on the car. When the turbo was removed from the original car a few years ago, it was working perfectly without any issues....
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By hobieboy
Got your PM and Paypal sent. Thanks!

Got your PM and Paypal sent. Thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By hobieboy
Hi, I did not get the PM but have also just...

Hi,
I did not get the PM but have also just sent you one. Please let me know if you received the PM.

thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By hobieboy
2nd in line for the bellow...

2nd in line for the bellow...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-17-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By hobieboy
Good point... so you use CHT type sensor as well?

Good point... so you use CHT type sensor as well?
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-17-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By hobieboy
Oops... meant to say Engine or Coolant temp...

Oops... meant to say Engine or Coolant temp sensor in the title :(
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-17-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By hobieboy
What oil temp sensor do you use for EFI?

When I first installed mine that came with Bitzracing's kit, it looks like a thermocoupler that is installed onto the engine block, but I think there gotta be a better (more accurate) solution that...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 08-03-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
Well, I made some good progress testing where is...

Well, I made some good progress testing where is the hot air come from - built additional tin around the turbo-intercooler inlet connection (I can see the ground looking down so hot air can also come...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-26-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
Yes - these are the facts plus one more: the rear...

Yes - these are the facts plus one more: the rear bumper is now too hot to touch after 20min of street driving.

So I also think it points to inlet temperature is too high hence my thought it has...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-25-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
I mean the oil flow to (for) the turbo. I...

I mean the oil flow to (for) the turbo.

I have an upgraded external oil cooler as well. My engine oil temp never gets above the top white mark which is ~210 degC I believe even in a hot hot day &...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-25-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
Yes, definitely can feel drop in horsepower on...

Yes, definitely can feel drop in horsepower on the track. But I also retard timing quite aggressively when intake temp is high: on that ~100deg day, running at 1.1 bar I see intake temp @ 123 degF....
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-25-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
I examined both the compressor & turbine - no...

I examined both the compressor & turbine - no damages I can find. The temp sensors are at the end tank of the intercooler; before & after.

My concern is my perceived sudden rise in intake temp...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-23-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
Oil temp is still very normal... maybe 5 degF...

Oil temp is still very normal... maybe 5 degF hotter. And I am not running lean - ~14.0-14.2 on highway and well into high 11's on the track at high RPM & boost.

No WUR - its EFI'ed :) And fan...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 07-22-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By hobieboy
Sudden rise in intake air temperature...

While on the track last week my pre-intercooler intake air temp suddenly rose by ~50 degF in the afternoon. Even when I was driving home on the highway, the pre-intercooler temperature is still...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-09-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By hobieboy
Is this still available? What year car will it...

Is this still available? What year car will it fit?

thanks!
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-16-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,622
Posted By hobieboy
And one more thing to check, even though I don't...

And one more thing to check, even though I don't think this is the issue -
I ran into an intermittent fuel pump issue that turned out to be the darn Red relay in the front trunk. The relay checked...
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