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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-13-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Got it! This had me intimidated, but it actually...

Got it! This had me intimidated, but it actually came out very easily. Thanks to all!http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/Extracted_Throttle_Bolt1536890859.jpg
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Mike O'Meara
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I used the correct Schnorr washers and torqued the bolts with a torque wrench. This all happen in less than 500...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Mag 915 Throttle Relay Bolt Snapped Off

Oh Boy. The driver side CV joint bolts backed out (a whole story in and of itself) and the axle came loose from the trans at 35mph. The spinning, flailing CV joint caught the throttle rod aft of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-27-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Any thoughts on shipping a disassembled 915?...

Any thoughts on shipping a disassembled 915? Reassemble and ship as a unit, or carefully wrap and secure the individual components? It was taken apart to replace a leaking input shaft seal (yup,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-23-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By Mike O'Meara
ClarkD - Thank you so much for posting o-ring...

ClarkD - Thank you so much for posting o-ring sizes! Saved me much guess work and trial and error. Great!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-17-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
The pump is back together now, so I can't use...

The pump is back together now, so I can't use sandpaper, but I did thoroughly degrease the armature and the brushes contact surface. It's been brought to my attention that the armature itself is very...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
I can't vouch for those amperage numbers...I'm...

I can't vouch for those amperage numbers...I'm not experienced with the multimeter beyond ohms, so amps were new territory for me. I found the meter wandering all over with the numbers. As a last...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Success! After careful reassembly including...

Success! After careful reassembly including repositioning the magnets and securing the speednuts that hold the insulating plate, the pump works properly. I did find during reassembly that I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
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Progress! After disassembling the pump and taking many measurements with the multimeter, not knowing for sure what I was doing, I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Sorry, should have mentioned that I tested the...

Sorry, should have mentioned that I tested the connection with a test light (probe on one end, alligator clip to ground on the other?) and am getting juice through the car's wiring. I'm following a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-16-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
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These are the results of my tests this morning. Sorry it's sideways... I hope this helps someone with more electrical experience...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Fuel Pump Electrical Help Needed

The fuel pump in question is from a 72 with MFI. The pump works on the bench with a battery charger for power, but not hooked up to the plug in the car's wiring. Plug shows continuity to ground on...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Mike O'Meara
So I'm looking for '72 thru '74, 7:31 ring and...

So I'm looking for '72 thru '74, 7:31 ring and pinion? Thanks, Gordon
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-03-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Unfortunately, reasonable may still be...

Unfortunately, reasonable may still be unaffordable for me. How much do you want for it? Thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Mike O'Meara
WTB 915 Nose Cone Mechanical Speedo

Yup, me too. Speedo drive threads are cracked, would prefer to replace than try to fix. 72-75 I believe used this part, # 915.301.903.0R . Anybody have one uncracked/unbroken for an...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-13-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mike O'Meara
I wouldn't assume the pump needs rebuilding for...

I wouldn't assume the pump needs rebuilding for this reason alone. Initial emission test failures in Illinois led me to a yearly ritual of getting the motor as hot as I could get it, leaning out the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-30-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Yes, very easily. 4 bolts total, 2 in front, two...

Yes, very easily. 4 bolts total, 2 in front, two in rear. Slide the seat all the way back and look under the leading edge of the seat. There are two metal tabs, one each side, emerging out of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-01-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Mike O'Meara
I didn't have to dent the torsion tube, but I'm...

I didn't have to dent the torsion tube, but I'm not sure I can give you definite info here as I don't have any other years to compare. My car is a '72 made in December of '71. There is a slight dent...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-01-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Cutting and removing the bolts was actually quite...

Cutting and removing the bolts was actually quite easy with a "sawzall" and a 9" blade. I had to buy used bolts as replacements and they just barely fit in from the outside on my '72. Here is a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Mike O'Meara
A further update, my source no longer carries the...

A further update, my source no longer carries the 90mm bolts, so I ended up buying 2 used but very clean 85mm bolts from one of the dismantlers in the LA area. Should have simply done this in the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-23-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Mike O'Meara
recommended alignment Southwest Chicago

I'm just finishing a complete replacement of front and rear suspension bushings with elephant rubber, new Boge shocks and tie rod ends on my '72. Everything is stock with the addition of later...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-17-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Mike O'Meara
PM'd you Tom

PM'd you Tom
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-16-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Mike O'Meara
WTB 19mm Front Torsion bars

Need two excellent no-rust bars to replace two slightly rusty bars from '72T. Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-02-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Mike O'Meara
Just a little update info for the archives - the...

Just a little update info for the archives - the bolts arrived and they are black like the originals, and have "JH 10.9" on the head, but I made the mistake of ordering them based on the description...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Mike O'Meara
pm sent, I'll take the flapper boxes. Thanks

pm sent, I'll take the flapper boxes. Thanks
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