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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By merlinfe
valve covers

Here's my original valve covers from my March '83 SC. The date stamp on these has the week of production and the year. I wouldn't worry if the valve covers don't match your car as they can be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-14-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By merlinfe
Can’t speak for all of them, but the valve covers...

Can’t speak for all of them, but the valve covers on mine are date stamped and match within a few months of my cars born on date.

-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-08-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,038
Posted By merlinfe
Found this on the bay. 36” long with a housing. I...

Found this on the bay. 36” long with a housing. I might pick one up soon.


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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-01-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By merlinfe
You might check to see if your heat vents are...

You might check to see if your heat vents are stuck closed (system “on” , letting the exhaust fumes in). Not sure if you have autoheat, but that might be malfunctioning if you have it.


You’ll...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-31-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By merlinfe
If a thief wants the car they will take it,...

If a thief wants the car they will take it, doesnt matter what lock is on the car.

- Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-24-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By merlinfe
I agree with Steve F. Get a small inspection...

I agree with Steve F. Get a small inspection mirror and pull the plugs. Verification will be better than guessing and you can see the condition of the cylinders and pistons heads at the same time.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-20-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By merlinfe
Lysol to treat. Then control the humidity while...

Lysol to treat. Then control the humidity while storing.

-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-15-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By merlinfe
You may need to bump the idle up a bit. I had to...

You may need to bump the idle up a bit. I had to when I installed my MSD Street Fire and Blaster Coil. Ran better than before after the ignition install. You might want to use a gas analyzer or...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-09-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By merlinfe
Look guys it’s easy. Call a vendor that sells his...

Look guys it’s easy. Call a vendor that sells his stuff. Make sure it’s in stock. Buy it there.

The only problem I had was just like the situation above with the original poster. I needed...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-08-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By merlinfe
I have had more “luck” ordering his stuff from...

I have had more “luck” ordering his stuff from Pelican or other Porsche oriented websites. They usually have stock on hand and can expedite shipping.

It has been said before, I’ll say it again....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-08-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 25,025
Posted By merlinfe
Making a suitable filter for velocity stacks can...

Making a suitable filter for velocity stacks can be difficult. For the velocity stack to be most effective it needs clean air above and around the lip out to a certain distance (usually 1 1/2”). Dry...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-25-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,389
Posted By merlinfe
In this case a picture may actually be worth a...

In this case a picture may actually be worth a thousand words.

-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By merlinfe
Get blue painters tape. Tape around the entire...

Get blue painters tape. Tape around the entire circumference of the wheel and then carefully take it off by cutting the tape off in sections. Lay the tape out and cut your material to shape.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-05-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By merlinfe
I know you probably don’t want to hear this, but...

I know you probably don’t want to hear this, but why not sell the Wevo and buy a Rennshift unit that is complete so you don’t ever have to mess with old corroded parts again?


-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-04-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By merlinfe
The Dansk GT3 is going to be a slightly different...

The Dansk GT3 is going to be a slightly different animal from your M&K. It’s got a growl at idle and is civil at low speeds but has that flat-six wail all the kids are going crazy for these days at...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-22-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By merlinfe
Payment sent. Pm replied to. Thank you! ...

Payment sent. Pm replied to.

Thank you!

-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-22-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By merlinfe
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-18-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By merlinfe
Mike, Before this goes to a new home I was...

Mike,

Before this goes to a new home I was hoping we could see a shot of the inside of the bumper. I have one I need to mount up and there aren’t a lot of pictures of how the brackets are...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-17-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By merlinfe
It IS Pelicans Forum. They can pretty much do...

It IS Pelicans Forum. They can pretty much do what they want. Considering all the free technical advice we get to share here I’d say it was worth it.


-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-17-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By merlinfe
For piece of mind I added a package of desiccant...

For piece of mind I added a package of desiccant from a pair of new shoes (the little packacts that say “don’t eat this or you will die”) inside the gauge prior to reassembly. Not a lick of moisture...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-26-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By merlinfe
70-71 Air Box Cover - Mann # 45 120 85 436 - $100...

70-71 Air Box Cover - Mann # 45 120 85 436 - $100

I’ll take this. Pm headed your way.

-Steve
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-23-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,908
Posted By merlinfe
Scott, I’m replicating this on my SC and...

Scott,

I’m replicating this on my SC and wanted to confirm you are running Coil A on controller 1 to cylinder 1 and Coil A on controller 2 to cylinder 4. So wiring would look like:
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-19-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By merlinfe
If the VW lenses are still available I’ll take...

If the VW lenses are still available I’ll take them.

-Steve
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-17-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By merlinfe
Thanks for all the information guys! I'll draw up...

Thanks for all the information guys! I'll draw up some plans for the relay install this weekend. I plan on using a relay board with my Megasquirt installation so I'll probably just rewire the relay...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-15-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By merlinfe
Fuel Pump wiring and Megasquirt

Hey Pelicans,

I've searched and been THOROUGHLY confused by the fuel pump wiring when it comes to Megasquirt 2. As far as I can tell you need to have a switched 12v to activate the fuel pump but...
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