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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-20-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By toolboy62
R10W see here: ...

R10W

see here:

http://members.cox.net/njnagel/files/GermanBulbCharts.pdf

no, it's not a dumb question, because I don't believe the owner's manual tells you. I had to infer a lot of this...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-10-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,288
Posted By toolboy62
have you ever shipped a trans and/or torque tube?...

have you ever shipped a trans and/or torque tube? Got an idea how much to ship to DC? (would like to rebuild them without taking my car off the road)

thanks

nate
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-06-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By toolboy62
F&S I believe is "Fichtel & Sachs" e.g. not...

F&S I believe is "Fichtel & Sachs"

e.g. not Koni, Bilstein, etc. I believe Sachs and Boge are the same

nate
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-05-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By toolboy62
I had (have?) the same issue on my '88, it turned...

I had (have?) the same issue on my '88, it turned out to be a bad wheel/tire (but you said that you'd swapped them around... but anyway I did have my wheels/tires balanced by many many different...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-31-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By toolboy62
there is literally no way for me to avoid parking...

there is literally no way for me to avoid parking under trees... POs of my house landscaped everything with a forest vibe. I'd have to cut down a whole mess of big trees to avoid parking under any...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By toolboy62
If all else fails, try McMaster-Carr. Had to go...

If all else fails, try McMaster-Carr. Had to go that route to replace the rear bumper on my F*rd pickup, the bolts were NLA from the dealer, and they threaded into metric nutserts.

They generally...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By toolboy62
Keith, after scavenging off Craigslist I've come...

Keith, after scavenging off Craigslist I've come up with a whole mess of Thule stuff and ended up with an extra pair of crossbars (and still ended up spending less than 1/2 of list price for the bike...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-31-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By toolboy62
I've been blowing them out every 2-3 days...

I've been blowing them out every 2-3 days (anymore, I just leave the garden hose laying at the side of the driveway so I can give it a quick blast,) is the problem. Why do they fill up so darn fast?...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By toolboy62
sadly, according to Thule's web site, it is... I...

sadly, according to Thule's web site, it is... I called both REIs around here and neither one has one gathering dust on a shelf.

I might never use it, but if I did need to...

nate
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By toolboy62
AFAIK the new stuff they are still selling is...

AFAIK the new stuff they are still selling is interchangeable with those mounts... so that's not really gold, there (now if you just want to make space in your garage I understand) the real gold is...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By toolboy62
WTB: Thule #34 fit kit

subject says all... I have a Thule rack that I bought primarily for use on another vehicle, but it turns out that all of the components are the same ones recommended for a 944. Unfortunately the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-29-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By toolboy62
spoiler drains

has anyone come up with any neat ways to keep the rear spoiler from filling up with water? It's been raining for about 2 weeks and I've already cleaned out the drains at least every other day. They...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-28-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By toolboy62
you mean it was made on the same assembly line as...

you mean it was made on the same assembly line as the #@$%%^& DME?

yes, I've already been through THAT...

nate
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-28-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By toolboy62
Hi Vic, if that won't work for George, would...

Hi Vic,

if that won't work for George, would it work on an 88 NA? If he isn't interested I may be, I still have not determined why my CC works only intermittently.

nate
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-21-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By toolboy62
just set the hub on the ground "out side up" and...

just set the hub on the ground "out side up" and knock the inner bearing out through the back with a br4ass drift. It'll take the seal out nicely and sometimes they can even be reused.

good luck...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-17-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,719
Posted By toolboy62
they can be set not to chirp, but you'd have to...

they can be set not to chirp, but you'd have to read the owner's manual to figure out how to do it. Both my '05 Impala and the previous-gen Malibus chirp by default.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,719
Posted By toolboy62
GM cars of recent vintage were set up by default...

GM cars of recent vintage were set up by default to chirp the horn whenever you used the remote to lock the doors. This was the first thing I defeated whenever I had to drive a different company...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-16-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By toolboy62
yes, the torque tube is spinning at engine RPM...

yes, the torque tube is spinning at engine RPM not wheel RPM/final drive ratio like a "normal" car. so high engine speed in a low gear can still cause torque tube vibration.

most annoying...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-14-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By toolboy62
well, "back in the day" before most parts...

well, "back in the day" before most parts suppliers were online, the Auto Atlanta catalog was a great resource to figure out what you needed for your 914, and get part numbers. then call around to...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-12-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By toolboy62
knowing what I know now I think I would look for...

knowing what I know now I think I would look for an 85.5-86 car. The prices for suspension parts for the "late offset" cars will bring tears to your eyes, and not in a good way. The early offset...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-11-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,939
Posted By toolboy62
I dunno, I've checked on Tire Rack and Tire Van,...

I dunno, I've checked on Tire Rack and Tire Van, they only list Eagle GT's (I think?) the AVS ES100s that I have, and one other silly expensive tire (Pirelli?) and of those only the Eagles are all...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-10-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,939
Posted By toolboy62
yeah this is just "my car" not a track car... ...

yeah this is just "my car" not a track car... think the fastest I have ever had it is about an indicated 120. problem is most tire places now won't sell you an H rated tire if your car specs a V...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-10-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,939
Posted By toolboy62
top speed of 944NA?

am just curious...

reason I ask is this, there are apparently no all-season, V-rated tires available for the 944NA save for Goodyears, and even summer only tires the choices are limited.

is the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-10-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By toolboy62
+1 on all the "looks good" comments. that said I...

+1 on all the "looks good" comments. that said I would do one more step and put a nice wet coat of polyurethane on it. if you wanna go real nuts you can put a couple coats on and then cut, buff and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-10-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By toolboy62
helicoils and timeserts are your friends. that...

helicoils and timeserts are your friends. that said, I haven't had that many problems. Had almost as many on old cast iron blocks due to previous mechanics using substandard hardware, corrosion,...
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