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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-10-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,628
Views: 294,101
Posted By Alan L
They were lucky to share a park space with you...

They were lucky to share a park space with you :-)
Their cars were the ones in decent company.
Alan
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-09-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Alan L
I'm more interested in the dirty grils and crab...

I'm more interested in the dirty grils and crab cleaner. Where do you get this stuff? ebay? I don't see it listed on pelican.
Alan
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-09-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,581
Posted By Alan L
It is no problem, easy done. Ping the plastic...

It is no problem, easy done. Ping the plastic retainer clips off to let the lines flex a bit, plenty of movement available. Done it dozens of times - different fuel heads/rebuilt heads etc.
Alan
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-07-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Alan L
The Pelican site and its forums are worth their...

The Pelican site and its forums are worth their weight in gold. So much experience shared. When you get guys like Neil Harvey and Flatpac and often J Walker and other pros and experienced shed...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-07-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,581
Posted By Alan L
You take the injectors out and place them to...

You take the injectors out and place them to collect in small jars - like 100-150ml. Hook the lines back on, switch the pumps on and depress the airplate - anywhere you want - 1/2 to WOT. Collect...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-05-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Alan L
Well you could always ask the shop why they...

Well you could always ask the shop why they numbered them.
Regards
Alan
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-04-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Alan L
The pistons were numbered as removed. Normal...

The pistons were numbered as removed. Normal practice. As I explained earlier - the factory accepts a weight variation. And when assembling the engine, have a box of pistons to choose from (other...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-04-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Alan L
What they are explaining is - in your case it...

What they are explaining is - in your case it doesn't matter. You can leave them where they are and save some ARP bolts. But yes - if you were reassembling a non -refurbished engine , that is the...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-03-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Alan L
My RoW SC just pumped air direct in to tail pipe....

My RoW SC just pumped air direct in to tail pipe. No diverter valve from memory. Just curious - how does it pump air in to engine on cold start? The AAR is supposed to provide xtra air for cold...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-02-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By Alan L
Turn the engine til it locks. Then see which...

Turn the engine til it locks. Then see which piston on each bank is close to TDC (I am assuming the dropped nut theory). Poke a screw driver down the plug holes if in doubt - there will be one on...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-02-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,098
Posted By Alan L
Mine is same location as Hot Euro. Works fine,...

Mine is same location as Hot Euro. Works fine, even at idle - also on a zork.
Alan
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-02-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Alan L
I use porterfield (R4 I think they are) pads. No...

I use porterfield (R4 I think they are) pads. No fade. They also have a ST (Street/track) version which work OK. Probably more so for street than track - I was chewing them up fast and lots of brake...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-19-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,464
Posted By Alan L
tail. Is yours FG base and rubber tail? The...

tail. Is yours FG base and rubber tail? The literature I have from the time shows this tail as the factory option. The Glass base version later was seen on the 3.2's and then the 964 RSA.

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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-18-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,098
Posted By Alan L
Well, I am going by my SC - where I disconnected...

Well, I am going by my SC - where I disconnected the air pump. That is def the situation there. maybe different on the 930? I don't think mine had one on when I got it.
And we don't have the cat...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-15-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,098
Posted By Alan L
The air pump just pumps fresh air into the tail...

The air pump just pumps fresh air into the tail pipe as the exhaust exits the vehicle. It has no idea or connection as to what your idle AFR is doing. For instance, you could set your idle AFR at 13,...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,098
Posted By Alan L
The air pump is just Porsches crude attempt at...

The air pump is just Porsches crude attempt at achieving an emission standard. They inject fresh air in the tail pipe. Not too different to VW s latest effort to meet emission standards.
Each engine...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-13-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Alan L
If the inlet side is dry, then you prob need to...

If the inlet side is dry, then you prob need to confirm there is not fresh oil in the exhaust system - the drive side for the turbo. Easiest way is prob to remove the turbo (you may have some other...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-13-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,464
Posted By Alan L
My SC has the whale tail as per factory. It seems...

My SC has the whale tail as per factory. It seems it must have been optional. I have spoken to a guy that had same yr SC without a tail. Said the car got very nervous at speeds around 80+mph. He got...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Alan L
That could still be old oil in your system. Pull...

That could still be old oil in your system. Pull the other boot off - the one that enters the turbo - see if it is dry. If it is, the oil on the other side has to be coming via the turbo. It could be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Alan L
Sounds like a/some stud(s) has let go? If you are...

Sounds like a/some stud(s) has let go? If you are leaking top and bottom of a cylinder. You will find them if you look in the stud holes with covers off. Magnetic pick up if necessary.
Alan
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-11-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,464
Posted By Alan L
Yes, it is worth noting, these are not down force...

Yes, it is worth noting, these are not down force spoilers as seen on the GT3. The shape of the 911, as they got faster, acted like an aircraft wing. So it is inducing lift at the trailing edge -...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 10-03-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Alan L
Hard to dispute that. Amen. Privileged to take...

Hard to dispute that. Amen. Privileged to take part in the journey.
Alan
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-03-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Alan L
You don't need to be able to rotate it to...

You don't need to be able to rotate it to disassemble. You do when you assemble - it is useful to be able to rotate when you put it back in and fire it up :-)
You can carry on with disassembly. I...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-02-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Alan L
That sounds like a good/realistic precis of what...

That sounds like a good/realistic precis of what you are in for. The main thing is not to expect a quick result. Take your time. Especially during assembly. They are precision machines. But even...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-02-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Alan L
Over filled oil tank? As about the only...

Over filled oil tank? As about the only possibility that would not require engine out, and teardown.
The engine out bit is the 'easy' bit - timewise - so you would not attempt much else without...
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