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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-09-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,448
Posted By GorillaFoot
Pass on the M030 sway bars. Coming around turn...

Pass on the M030 sway bars. Coming around turn 17, Eric T. took a picture of my car and you could fit a soccer ball in the inside wheel wells (this is with the GC 450/625lbs coil-overs). Bite the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 10-07-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By GorillaFoot
Holy crap. Well, the doors look familiar!

Holy crap. Well, the doors look familiar!
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By GorillaFoot
Oh, they break. I've seen it and felt partly...

Oh, they break. I've seen it and felt partly responsible for the break. Suggested a friend try NT-01's, upgraded from whatever street tires he was using. Not sure if the stickier rubber or stiffer...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-25-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By GorillaFoot
PS- doesn't it seem EVERYTHING is a PITA with...

PS- doesn't it seem EVERYTHING is a PITA with maintaining our cars?! I bleed every time I change the oil or the spark plugs!
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-25-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By GorillaFoot
I don't clearly remember removing my tank, it was...

I don't clearly remember removing my tank, it was probably after a collision that resulted in my fiberglass front end, sans headlights. However, I do not remember it being held in by more than a few...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 03-20-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By GorillaFoot
I had my 26/8 rebuilt by Evergreen. The thing...

I had my 26/8 rebuilt by Evergreen. The thing did not last a track weekend without the seals blowing. Could have been a fluke, but my understanding is (after the fact, of course) without the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By GorillaFoot
I bought it and it is currently in my car. But...

I bought it and it is currently in my car. But this was NOT as advertised. There was dirt and sand in the housing, the clutch was well worn and (forgive me, I'm not sure what part this was, looked...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 02-24-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By GorillaFoot
Do the Hankooks come in your size? I've run both...

Do the Hankooks come in your size? I've run both the R6's and z214's back to back and besides being a little heavier, I could not tell any traction difference between the two tires. My set were...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 02-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By GorillaFoot
A buddy of mine had a Fuchs break apart at the...

A buddy of mine had a Fuchs break apart at the lug nuts going thru the very fast turn 1 of Sebring a few years ago- the whole wheel just snapped right off and went bounding away, sending him into a...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 02-19-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By GorillaFoot
That assembly is your trans cooler and the stuff...

That assembly is your trans cooler and the stuff coming out is your gear oil. Looks like the seal for the cooler line needs to be replaced. Cheap fix if you do it ASAP, very expensive if you wait!
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 10-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,857
Posted By GorillaFoot
I actually had a silver Honda Prelude...

I actually had a silver Honda Prelude professionally repainted with metal body panels that were clear coated and plastic bumpers that were not. I think the color was PPG Sebring Silver, but this was...
Forum: Paint, Bodywork & Detailing Forum 10-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,857
Posted By GorillaFoot
Metallic paints are typically clear coated in...

Metallic paints are typically clear coated in order to keep the metal flecks from rusting. If the clear coat is gone or cracked, there is no bringing it back with color sanding (aka wet sanding). ...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 09-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By GorillaFoot
See "full boost stutter" post, last updated...

See "full boost stutter" post, last updated 09/23/2014....
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 09-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By GorillaFoot
Check your intercooler pipe connections! Sounds...

Check your intercooler pipe connections! Sounds like the exact same problem that myself and many other posters have had at one time or another. The hose pops out under full boost/load, you lose all...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 08-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By GorillaFoot
Prior to buying new lifters, I did my research of...

Prior to buying new lifters, I did my research of the different options. In the end, I still don't really understand what lifters REALLY work in our cars. If you look at Pelican's catalog, you can...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 08-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By GorillaFoot
I'll join the gang. It's one or more of the...

I'll join the gang. It's one or more of the lifters. I just changed out all 8 of mine at a cost of $220 each. I priced them out a week earlier at $206 each. A year or two ago, I think they were...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 07-28-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By GorillaFoot
...And boom! There you go! It seems many...

...And boom! There you go! It seems many problems with our cars end up being expensive, but this one is free! If you want to make sure this never happens again and make this free fix cost a few...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 07-27-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By GorillaFoot
I'm with KD on this. Sounds like the rubber...

I'm with KD on this. Sounds like the rubber hoses connecting your intercooler pipes need to be tightened. I've had mine pop off on boost (that's your whoosh sound) then when I checked under the...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
So Porsche has introduced two oils for their...

So Porsche has introduced two oils for their aircooled cars, through the 993 model years. The oil weights are 20/50 and 10/60.

No 10/40 or 0/30? Hmmmm... Porsche is known primarily for making...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-05-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
You get yourself a pair of Mobil 1, Camel GT and...

You get yourself a pair of Mobil 1, Camel GT and IMSA stickers and you have automatic track cred.

Placement and sizing are very important though. You can't just put them in the back corner-...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
I never argued for thicker oil. Any idiot knows...

I never argued for thicker oil. Any idiot knows thinner oil moves more efficiently and thus will provide better performance and fuel economy. I argued for what is recommended by Porsche and other...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-04-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
YOU were talking strictly about oil temps and...

YOU were talking strictly about oil temps and viscosity. I was talking about other issues, yet you constantly quoted me, as if you were making an argument against my points. AND while you are...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-04-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
Even though you quoted my previous post regarding...

Even though you quoted my previous post regarding the engine oils I have used, it seems you still did not read the fact that Mobil 1 and DT50, both street oils, were inadequate. I was getting 55psi...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-04-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
Man, Cockerpunk, you just like to make trouble,...

Man, Cockerpunk, you just like to make trouble, don't you. I was just reading your first post on this thread and you stated you are using 15/50 Mobil1. In Minnesota, even. You should start your...
Forum: Porsche 944 Turbo and Turbo S 06-04-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 66
Oil
Views: 3,234
Posted By GorillaFoot
Once again, you need to read the article you are...

Once again, you need to read the article you are quoting from and the posts you are disputing. I'd re-state my position, but I doubt you would read that either. It's as though you are having an...
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