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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-05-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,987
Posted By Henry Schmidt
We've been installing threaded galley plugs since...

We've been installing threaded galley plugs since the mid 80s, making that a tough concept to patent but if you have a new style piston squirter, perhaps you should consider selling them in lieu of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-02-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By Henry Schmidt
My guess 3.0 RSR Mahle 95mm. If the cams...

My guess 3.0 RSR Mahle 95mm.

If the cams are carburetor or MFI spec, the wide lobe center will create issues for the CIS or EFI injection.
The piston below is from an RSR 3.0. Claimed 10.4:1...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-30-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,987
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Tommy, without reading through this entire thread...

Tommy, without reading through this entire thread I'll suggest something that may have already been mentioned. Easily removed, threaded galley plugs so cleaning is simplified.
Somewhere I've seen a...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-24-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,987
Posted By Henry Schmidt
I would agree that there could be some weight...

I would agree that there could be some weight savings in the fine tuning of the final machining program but building in stability for racing application would (in my world) out weigh the need to save...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-14-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Henry Schmidt
We find this issue is pretty common with new...

We find this issue is pretty common with new billet cams. We use a crank polisher to size the cams for proper fit. you can use emery cloth to polish the cam ends.
...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-14-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,987
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Maybe even add support between the cylinders........

Maybe even add support between the cylinders.....
Cylinder stability is so important.


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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-11-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,987
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Computer renderings offer little to judge a...

Computer renderings offer little to judge a project's potential but so far, I like what I see.
Cheers

Although there is almost nothing of less valuable than unsolicited advise I might suggest...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 988
Posted By Henry Schmidt
I have owned a Buckmark and liked it. Being...

I have owned a Buckmark and liked it.

Being rather old school I shoot a Hi-Standard and just bought my wife a S&W 422.

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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-25-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Henry Schmidt
If the spray bar exhibits no external damage...

If the spray bar exhibits no external damage (dents from broken rockers being foremost) , we just remove the plugs, clean with an appropriate bottle bush, replace the plugs and go.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-22-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Henry Schmidt
We have rebuilt wide factory tensioner arms with...

We have rebuilt wide factory tensioner arms with new bushings and the Supertec version in stock ready to ship..

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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-18-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Henry Schmidt
If you're planning on using 993 pistons on a 964...

If you're planning on using 993 pistons on a 964 engine you will encounter a rod to piston clearance issue.
The 993 rods are quite a bit narrower than 964 rods. 25mm vs 19.75mm?.
The pistons are...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-15-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Henry Schmidt
The extra/forth journal is not necessary but it...

The extra/forth journal is not necessary but it is an upgrade.
Prepping the house to supply oil to the forth journal is easy (inexpensive) and makes the cam more stable.
Simply drill through the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-14-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Just a heads up: With 964 cams and stock2.7 CIS...

Just a heads up:
With 964 cams and stock2.7 CIS pistons you may have a clearance problem. Valve pockets may be required.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-14-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Cutting down a 49mm cam to fit the 47mm housing...

Cutting down a 49mm cam to fit the 47mm housing gives you a great cam to regrind.
Lots of base circle so you have lots of cam options without welding.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-14-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Interesting question. The billet cam blanks are...

Interesting question.
The billet cam blanks are all the same. They just grind the journals down from 49mm to 47mm.
What makes this interesting is that most if not all 77 cam tower are 4 journal. ...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-03-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,456
Posted By Henry Schmidt
It sounds like the shop used the original pistons...

It sounds like the shop used the original pistons supplied with the engine before rebuild.
If there was no noise (sometimes new engine owner hear noises they didn't hear before) prior to the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-31-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Henry Schmidt
We built/welded a set of "peanut" heads for a 2.5...

We built/welded a set of "peanut" heads for a 2.5 engine that made 11:1 compression using 2.7 (8.5:1) RS pistons. Short stroke and all.
Bill at Extreme Cylinder Head flow tested the heads and felt...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Henry Schmidt
bump

bump
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Henry Schmidt
price reduced to $120k. parts only. turn key...

price reduced to $120k. parts only.
turn key $140K

760-731-1911
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-08-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Henry Schmidt
bump

bump
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-06-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Vintage Porsche parts store for sale.

At this point in time, I've decided to sell my parts store.
Life is too short and I prefer building engines to selling parts.
I'm moving into our new building soon and dread to thought of moving...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-05-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Henry Schmidt
When you're ready. we can re-manufacture them...

When you're ready.
we can re-manufacture them to like new.

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Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,150
Posted By Henry Schmidt
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-22-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 108,121
Posted By Henry Schmidt
The instructions are printed in the package. ...

The instructions are printed in the package.
"apply as thinly and evenly as possible"
I interpret that to mean, coating one side is thinner than coating both.
As far as work time: I apply the...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-22-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 108,121
Posted By Henry Schmidt
One side only as per TB instructions. ...

One side only as per TB instructions.
Cleanliness is paramount.
Apply a moderate bead and spread it evenly. I use my finger to insure that the sealant is adhering.
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