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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-28-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,390
Posted By mhackney
Why not send the clock to a repair shop. Probably...

Why not send the clock to a repair shop. Probably the safest and most cost effective route.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-01-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By mhackney
Ok, here is the one I had many years ago: Indoor...

Ok, here is the one I had many years ago: Indoor CarCapsule (http://carcapsule.com/indoor-carcapsule/)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-01-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By mhackney
Having owned a 62 twin grill roadster all I can...

Having owned a 62 twin grill roadster all I can say is "blech"! Firstly, the hood is earlier, not from a 62 roadster. The windshield does look authentic. The top also looks authentic, correctly...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-31-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By mhackney
I used one with my 356 in my unheated garage...

I used one with my 356 in my unheated garage during New England winters. It worked very well and lasted for 5 years before I quit using it.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Ok, so I got the replacement CDI installed and...

Ok, so I got the replacement CDI installed and she fired right up! At least it was a learning adventure and I installed the green wire with connector - which likely would have failed at some point....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
I went back and reread this thread and my notes....

I went back and reread this thread and my notes. I think I went down a rabbit hole due to measuring across the wrong terminals on the CDI 6-pin connector! Now what I know is:

I do see 600Ω on 7...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
So I measure 600Ω on 7 and 31d. Cranking I do see...

So I measure 600Ω on 7 and 31d. Cranking I do see about 1.4VAC. Still no start I then pushed the primary lead into the coil to make sure it was properly seated. I did feel it push in about 1cm and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Ok, Bentley has an annotated photo on pg 280-9,...

Ok, Bentley has an annotated photo on pg 280-9, I'm reversed. The CDI sticker is from the perspective of the male pins on the CDI. So red circle is 7 and 31d. I'll go back and remeasure resistance...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
What the heck is going on! I replaced the green...

What the heck is going on! I replaced the green wire with the new one and spliced in the connector. (I'll post photos of that later but I used the correct crimping tool and checked continuity as I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-30-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Just to confirm that my inner green wire was...

Just to confirm that my inner green wire was exactly as marked in your photo. I don't know if there is variation, I would assume not.

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Got it and thanks!

Got it and thanks!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Ok, the timer jr connector kit from timmy2...

Ok, the timer jr connector kit from timmy2 arrived. I can determine which terminal of the short new green wire is connected to the white plug a the other end but what I don't know is which is the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-26-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
I notice that Early_S_Man routed his green...

I notice that Early_S_Man routed his green wire/plug around behind (toward back of car) and under one of the distributor cap clamp - see...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Ok, so I am very grateful to the fantastic folks...

Ok, so I am very grateful to the fantastic folks here. Tony introduced me to CDI rebuilder/expert Bob Ashlock. I emailed him with my symptom and my diagnostic process. He replied with a very detailed...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
All plugs were installed, I used a spark tester...

All plugs were installed, I used a spark tester and saw no spark. Also tested with timing light.

I do have the green wire part as mentioned above. I don't have the connector to splice into the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
The green wire is black! The insulation is hard...

The green wire is black! The insulation is hard but I do not see cracks in it. It is bent at a sharp 90 angle as it comes out of the connector at the distributor.

Is there a way to test the wire...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Bentley 280-9 tests ignition On, test for...

Bentley 280-9 tests

ignition On, test for battery voltage at terminal 15: I see 11.48V

engine cranking, test for VAC between terminals 7 and 31d: I see no AC voltage. I removed the Fluke leads...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Correction, my Bosch CDI is whining. I'm working...

Correction, my Bosch CDI is whining. I'm working to understand and conduct the other test procedures including the telegraph test. Being very cautious around high voltage...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Thanks! Telegraph Test:...

Thanks! Telegraph Test: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/449527-how-do-i-check-coil-timing-light.html#post4395758 seems a bit dangerous - closing points with a screwdriver?...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Well, through a minor miracle I found my Bentley!...

Well, through a minor miracle I found my Bentley! In reading 280-9 it says the CDI can not be tested directly. If so, what did Early_S_Man mean in the link I posted about - measuring 600Ω across...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
I should also say that I do not hear the high...

I should also say that I do not hear the high freq whine from the engine compartment when the ignition is on as I believe I normally hear it.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
As I said in the first post, I've already checked...

As I said in the first post, I've already checked for spark and there was none. My diagnosis followed this order:

1) check fuel pump running with relay bypass - good
2) check fuel pump relay -...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
I'm assuming he meant test the CDI itself and not...

I'm assuming he meant test the CDI itself and not the terminals on the wiring harness?
EDIT: he meant check the wiring harness to the distributor!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Early_S_Man (may he RIP) helped a Pelicanite back...

Early_S_Man (may he RIP) helped a Pelicanite back in 2004: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/177814-sc-wont-start-no-spark.html#post1469123

I tested the resistance on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-25-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By mhackney
Cranks but no start...

I drive my 83 SC nearly every day and it is well sorted (CIS working perfectly) and has been 100% reliable. Today I got in to run an errand, it cranked up and just started when I heard an audible...
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