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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By JFairman
I just talked to the owner and he has some more...

I just talked to the owner and he has some more stuff he'd like to sell that was on the european model 3.0 Carrera with the 46mm PMO carbs. It's all in great condition and he would sell stuff...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By JFairman
They were on a Euro 3.0 that was tracked...

They were on a Euro 3.0 that was tracked occasionally. They're in an air conditioned warehouse right now.
The guy that has them bought the car and because the value of these cars in original...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By JFairman
I just called him and I got voicemail. I left a...

I just called him and I got voicemail. I left a message telling him somebody on the Pelican forums is looking for a set of 46mm PMO carbs for a 911. I'll email him a link to your post. He's a really...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By JFairman
I know someone with two of them with manifolds in...

I know someone with two of them with manifolds in like new condition that may be for sale. I'm pretty sure they are 46mm versions.
they are in S. florida but I don't know where you live.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 47,109
Posted By JFairman
Harbor Freight has different diameters of heat...

Harbor Freight has different diameters of heat shrink tubing in longer rolls too. Not sure if they always stock it but I've gotten it there.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-18-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 47,109
Posted By JFairman
Frank is the dude that originally found the...

Frank is the dude that originally found the 160amp 911 alternator that's rebuilt in a Valeo alternator housing. I used to have one too and everything inside is bigger and better. ...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-18-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,822
Posted By JFairman
Yeah, I'm not sure when they started that. At the...

Yeah, I'm not sure when they started that. At the same time if your '86 was built during the last 3 or 4 months of 1986 it has some or maybe all of the same specs as an '87. It was just titled and...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-18-2018, 02:35 PM
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Views: 38,624
Posted By JFairman
The way the above quote is written is confusing. ...

The way the above quote is written is confusing.
Cam timing is set after the .004" valve clearance is set perfectly on #1 and #4 intake valves.
Then the #1 piston is placed at top dead center...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-18-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,822
Posted By JFairman
I'm slowly forgetting alot of this stuff but a...

I'm slowly forgetting alot of this stuff but a couple more things I remember about the '87 I had.
1986 was the first year with the lambda system for the CIS.

The '87 USA cars had the radio's...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-18-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 47,109
Posted By JFairman
Hey Ken xbmwguy Frank made his own wiring...

Hey Ken
xbmwguy Frank made his own wiring harness after installing EFI. I remember stopping by while he was doing it and I was impressed.
I think anybody that does this on a custom build would need...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-16-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By JFairman
Yup, the exciter wire is the thin blue one on the...

Yup, the exciter wire is the thin blue one on the back of the alternator.
I think I remember reading the alternator light bulb is wired in series with the exciter wire. I guess that's why it gets...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,592
Posted By JFairman
A carbide bur on a die grinder or roto tool would...

A carbide bur on a die grinder or roto tool would clean those raised edges off smooth in 30 seconds or less.
Or do it by hand with a rat tail file if you can get at them.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-11-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By JFairman
When I had one with the gauge installed in the...

When I had one with the gauge installed in the center console I bought the Innovate extension cable.
I didn't want to shorten it so I looped the excess cable around in a circle under the passenger...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-05-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By JFairman
True. I doubt they threw away the machine and...

True. I doubt they threw away the machine and molds that makes them.. they're probably still around getting dusty.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-03-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By JFairman
I had a VDO one too. Thermocouple wire sender was...

I had a VDO one too. Thermocouple wire sender was on #5. Your reasons for putting it on #6 sound good.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-03-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By JFairman
The only difference is the red relays have a...

The only difference is the red relays have a little diode soldered in between two of the terminals.
Diodes let current flow through them in one direction only. I don't know what it's for in this...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-03-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,033
Posted By JFairman
The guy you talked to at Mobil 1 probably has no...

The guy you talked to at Mobil 1 probably has no actual knowledge or work experience with engines... especially older 911 engines with two large valves held shut with relatively stout valve springs...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-31-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By JFairman
Yup:) and the tiny trace of motor oil you wetted...

Yup:) and the tiny trace of motor oil you wetted the Orings with will mix with the gas that will be on them when you turn on the fuel pumps.

When I rebuild them I take the control plunger and...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-30-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By JFairman
I was just writing a long post for the last hour...

I was just writing a long post for the last hour with many pictures and details about these miserable fuel heads and somehow lost it. I hate it when that happens...

You've obviously never rebuilt...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-30-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By JFairman
From past experience CIS Flowtech does not use...

From past experience CIS Flowtech does not use ethanol tolerant rubber parts in their fuel head rebuilds. Therefore they may not be the best place to send your CIS stuff if you're using E10 gas with...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-30-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By JFairman
Take a wild guess where your generic black relays...

Take a wild guess where your generic black relays were made...
CHINA
That wiring mess with the wires pushed into the factory relay sockets is ridiculous right there next to the gas tank.

All...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-27-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By JFairman
Use satin black engine enamel. It can handle up...

Use satin black engine enamel. It can handle up to 500 degrees heat and won't liquefy or soften if gasoline gets on it.
The nicest spraying stuff I've ever used was made by "Plastikote". You spray...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-07-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By JFairman
If you post a picture you'll probably get...

If you post a picture you'll probably get responses.
Bob Garretson made them for Andial years ago and the half bay unit is pretty good while keeping the stock AC condenser in the tail.
They also...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-02-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By JFairman
When I replaced all those hoses in the car I used...

When I replaced all those hoses in the car I used to have I used way better hose from a local hose supply place.
The stuff is I used is reinforced and flexible, had no cloth wrap, and is compatible...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 02-26-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By JFairman
You could try calling John Dougherty and ask him....

You could try calling John Dougherty and ask him. There may have been different specs for different tracks.
Dougherty Racing Cams (http://www.drcamshafts.com/)
https://www.facebook.com/DRCams/
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