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Forum: MINI Discussion Forum 11-14-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
That's only if it has the Intelligent Battery...

That's only if it has the Intelligent Battery System. Look for a gizmo on the battery cables; if there isn't an electrical box on the cable near the battery, you don't have to code it.

In the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Sounds like the fuel pump relay or the socket or...

Sounds like the fuel pump relay or the socket or the relay board is faulty.

Check that you have the following on the fuel pump relay socket:
- +12V at pin #30 (forward most pin)
- +12V at pin...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-11-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
The pump only runs for about 1.5 seconds when the...

The pump only runs for about 1.5 seconds when the key goes from "off" to "on"; it does not run the whole time the key is on.

Turning the key on should send power through the FI power ("power...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-04-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
E-brake clearances are set with everything...

E-brake clearances are set with everything installed and in working order. So that's brakes on the car, pads installed, fully bled. Use half the listed spec; I believe that the figure stated is...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-02-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
So is it coming from the tailpipe, or out from...

So is it coming from the tailpipe, or out from under the car? The latter means oil has dripped onto the exhaust, and using the heater is inadvisable until you get everything very very clean.

If...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-02-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Oil temperature sensor for the gauge in the...

Oil temperature sensor for the gauge in the center console or on the dash. It should have zero effect on the starter.

For slow cranking, removing the plugs and turning the engine over by hand can...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-28-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Usually it's at the discretion of the moderators....

Usually it's at the discretion of the moderators. I stuck your other thread as well; if the mods there think it shouldn't be then they will un-stick it. :)

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-27-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,363
Note that the reason the hole for the shifter...

Note that the reason the hole for the shifter needed a little adjustment was because the shifter isn't the stock one. That's a Rennshift, which is a more precise piece than the stock one, and is...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-25-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,363
IMPORTANT NOTE: Don't switch this screw with the...

IMPORTANT NOTE: Don't switch this screw with the one on the inner door handle. The handle will not be able to pull enough to open the door if you do.

Don't ask how I know this...

--DD
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-24-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
First question: Does your local sanctioning body...

First question: Does your local sanctioning body allow it? How about all of the groups that you want to run with? Find out what their safety requirements are. I know that there are a number of...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 10-24-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
As I said, I was taking a guess. I didn't...

As I said, I was taking a guess. I didn't realize how valuable the motors had gotten...

BTW, the value for a project car is almost always less than the total value of the parts. Many...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 10-23-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Your rust assumption is unwarranted. These cars...

Your rust assumption is unwarranted. These cars love to rust in places that aren't apparent from the outside. Digging into the areas where the right-rear trailing arm mounts, and the area under the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-21-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Hi, Elyutt! :D --DD

Hi, Elyutt! :D

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-17-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
The book is "The 914 & 914-6 Restorer's Guide to...

The book is "The 914 & 914-6 Restorer's Guide to Authenticity". It has a lot of the detail you are asking about.

https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/P914/POR_P914_TOLBKS_pg1.htm#item1
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-17-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Only two of the relays are needed to run the...

Only two of the relays are needed to run the engine. The other two are for the heater blower motor and the rear defroster.

You have D-Jetronic EFI, which is the original system to your 2.0 motor....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-17-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Sounds like the rotor isn't identical to a 914-6...

Sounds like the rotor isn't identical to a 914-6 rotor.

I believe that the 914-6 rear is actually a couple of mm larger diameter than the -4 one, and there are a few ways to deal with that...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-13-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,363
Hmm. Silly question: How much slack is built...

Hmm. Silly question: How much slack is built into your fuel line? I have read that the motor gets somewhere between 1/4" and 1/2" wider when it is at operating temperature. Is there enough slack...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-10-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
As I said on the Racing board, look up the VIN on...

As I said on the Racing board, look up the VIN on the 914world website.

--DD
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
That's Rich Bontempi, not Rick. It looks...

That's Rich Bontempi, not Rick.

It looks familiar. Is it really a 74?

You can look up the VIN on the 914world website and see if anybody has noted it before.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-08-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
First, I would suggest removing the fuel line...

First, I would suggest removing the fuel line from the CSV. It should only be opening while the starter is cranking, and only when the engine is below ~32F or 40F, depending on which source you...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-06-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Yes, all completely identical. --DD

Yes, all completely identical.

--DD
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-05-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Umm, it's a switch. When it is pushed in, the...

Umm, it's a switch. When it is pushed in, the two wires plugged into it will not be connected to anything. When it's pulled out, the two wires plugged into it are connected together. (And the...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 10-04-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Cool stuff! I know that there are a few (past...

Cool stuff! I know that there are a few (past and present) 914 folks who have done the hillclimb thing and just loved it. One was down here in the SF Bay Area, but there may be some up your way. ...
Forum: MINI Discussion Forum 10-02-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Either your oil pressure is low, or your sender...

Either your oil pressure is low, or your sender is bad.

First thing to do: Check your oil level. The stock dipstick is, umm, not the best design in the world. I have heard of people making...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-26-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
They're all valid options, and all have worked. ...

They're all valid options, and all have worked.

- The 914-6GT cars had the exhaust from the cooler exit under the front trunk floor. These cars did pretty well on track...
- The standard...
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