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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-20-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
cool, it started once I pushed it out of my...

cool, it started once I pushed it out of my parking space and started rolling down the ramps in the garage, popped it into second and it started
Mine's a '77, I don't think I have DME
Now that you...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-20-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
no, it's not trying to turn over. The car does...

no, it's not trying to turn over. The car does not do anything when I turn the key to the position that would normally make it start cranking. I turn the key past like 1 o'clock, hear the fuel pump...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-20-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
I will try that trick - I assume I can get to...

I will try that trick - I assume I can get to this & see it all from getting on the ground next to my car when the other cars leave the garage?

My preferred shop is busy and can't get to my car...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-20-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
tested the battery this morning, it was over 13...

tested the battery this morning, it was over 13 so I think it's not the problem.
I will try the rolling start thing later on this evening
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
can i let my car roll down the levels/ramps in...

can i let my car roll down the levels/ramps in the parking deck and try to start it as it's rolling?
I'll have to dust off my manuals to look into the solenoid thing. Can someone tell me if it's...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
thanks for the replies please keep in mind...

thanks for the replies

please keep in mind the car is parked in a parking garage at work, with security guards milling around. I let them know the car would be there overnight but I doubt they...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
thanks are those issues things that can...

thanks

are those issues things that can suddenly spring up? was running fine up until it didn't
can I easily check those myself? I'm not very advanced with this stuff.
Please advise whether...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
i did try the jump start with a co-worker, no...

i did try the jump start with a co-worker, no luck. I should have mentioned that.

Hey man, long time no see.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-19-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By szyzygy
1977 911 won't start

Just drove it at lunchtime today, fine. Been driving it since mid-May here in New England. Fine.

Go to leave work today, won't start.

Can hear fuel pump running fine. Lights all work. Just...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 09-19-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By szyzygy
why does it matter if the tranny is hot or not? ...

why does it matter if the tranny is hot or not?
This is a new problem for me. I took my car in a while back and now it idles at 1100rpm while hot, and I get this issue when trying to go into...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-10-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
ah ok. No worries about overheating here in...

ah ok. No worries about overheating here in Vermont. I don't drive aggressively or track it, just daily driver to work from May-October.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
cool, thanks, I will check this out and rely that...

cool, thanks, I will check this out and rely that to my guys.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
yes, I have met him before and he helped me out...

yes, I have met him before and he helped me out on another issue a few years ago. Really nice guy. His garage was immaculate. You could eat off the floor of his place.
The guys here in town are a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
Not sure about first year or not, but yeah, I...

Not sure about first year or not, but yeah, I have a booster in mine
My brakes feel fine when the reservoir is totally full, feels softer as it leaks out.
I already replaced the MC 2-3 months ago...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
I mentioned to him that my issue MIGHT be the MC,...

I mentioned to him that my issue MIGHT be the MC, and he replaced it (and the brakes, separate issue, but I brought it in to him for the brakes and the slight leak)
He did end up replacing it. I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
ok, I'm a novice....why use DOT4? Especially when...

ok, I'm a novice....why use DOT4? Especially when the OEM cap on my reservoir says to use DOT3?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-09-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By szyzygy
Brake Fluid Leak, Need Advice Please

Ever since I got my '77 911s 4 years ago, I've had to periodically add brake fluid now and then.
I replaced the brake light switches about 3 years ago, and the problem didn't go away, nor did it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-29-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,670
Posted By szyzygy
I do. Been my driver for 2 years now. I've had my...

I do. Been my driver for 2 years now. I've had my share of issues with the car, but nothing too bad. At this point I am still happy with her and would be willing to continue to spend money on her to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By szyzygy
Maybe some people can enjoy tobacco in...

Maybe some people can enjoy tobacco in moderation. I know I can't. I smoked for years and used skoal for years, too. Been free for 7 years now.

Heroin...everything in moderation!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-23-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,462
Posted By szyzygy
I'd go with CV joints like you said. But wouldn't...

I'd go with CV joints like you said. But wouldn't they make noise when coasting? The wheels are still turning and rotating the axle, right?
I replaced mine in May and it was similar sounding to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-23-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By szyzygy
cool, thanks, reading now

cool, thanks, reading now
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By szyzygy
ok, thanks guys, that's kinda what I was...

ok, thanks guys, that's kinda what I was expecting. I've heard it takes the better part of a Saturday.

with respect to the fluid leak, could something like that happen if someone put DOT4 in my...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-23-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By szyzygy
Question Clutch Squeak Help

My clutch pedal has developed a bad squeak. There is a little brake fluid leak. I had the clutch cable replaced about a year ago. Nothing feels wrong with the operation of the car at all, it's just...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-21-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,771
Posted By szyzygy
I lived in Laguna Beach for 2 years. I moved here...

I lived in Laguna Beach for 2 years. I moved here from there about a year ago.

Once my car broke down on me at PCH & Newport Center Blvd. Dude driving by yells "ha-ha" at me.

People in VT...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-21-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,771
Posted By szyzygy
I never notice what other drivers are doing in...

I never notice what other drivers are doing in their cars when I'm on the road.

I get a few "nice car"s here and there, mostly from young people.

One of the bad things about my car here (where...
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