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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-19-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
This strikes me as really odd. Especially...

This strikes me as really odd. Especially considering it's the idlers too. In relative terms they have very little load on them.

Are we talking about multiple instances or an isolated incident?
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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-19-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,717
Posted By Jonny042
Just at a glance, I'd say .05mm is WAY out of...

Just at a glance, I'd say .05mm is WAY out of round. I think in inches (old habits and all my measuring tools are in inches), so I converted and find that .05mm is .0019". That's 2 thousands. In oil...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-19-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Jonny042
Congrats!!!

Congrats!!!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-15-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
No worries! I think it's under control,...

No worries!

I think it's under control, although it still remains to be seen (I ordered extra clips to do some testing with) if the official Stomski method that you describe actually permanently...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-15-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Jonny042
You'll be amused at the lengths I went to, to get...

You'll be amused at the lengths I went to, to get the Stomski tool to work....... had I watched the video I would have saved a lot of trouble. The circlip nonsense starts on page 34.
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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,123
Posted By Jonny042
If you haven't, I'd think about a lightweight...

If you haven't, I'd think about a lightweight clutch and flywheel. Really wakes the car up.

I'd talk to M&K. I'm sure they'd be able to set you up with something, maybe even inserts or something...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
New wire locks ordered...... yes I will sleep...

New wire locks ordered...... yes I will sleep better!!

Thanks all.

Kev....... I promise, I'll be careful, don't need another break like the last one!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Ooops pic

After install via Stomski tool, using the method shown in their video.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/IMG_20190814_1354261565825804.jpg

It's apparent to me that the Stomski tool does...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Interesting.....

I took the onmolested and unmodified wire lock (which previously measured 25mm in diameter as pictured a few posts ago) and installed it using the Stomski approved method.

After removal:
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Thanks, Johan. I'm going to be taking a break...

Thanks, Johan. I'm going to be taking a break from the motor. Have a Trials event this weekend, a camping trip next week, a work trip the week after, and a few other things crammed into the last part...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
Tyson, I really appreciate you (and Henry)...

Tyson, I really appreciate you (and Henry) bringing this to our attention. It's access to professional opinions like yours that make this forum great!!

Don't you hate it when you answer a question...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
I was less worried about having a bit less clip...

I was less worried about having a bit less clip length than I was the possible over-compression resulting from my improper use of the tool. KTL posted a link to the instructional video a few posts...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Kevin, thanks again for the advice and the time...

Kevin, thanks again for the advice and the time you spent to post the links. Certainly very valuable information - I think I may be guilty of under-estimating the forces at work and the likelyhood of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-14-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Thanks Jamie, It's comments and support like...

Thanks Jamie,

It's comments and support like that, that some days make all the difference. They say bad news comes in threes so I'm wondering what else besides cam sprockets and wire locks is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,123
Posted By Jonny042
That's a really nice flat torque curve...... did...

That's a really nice flat torque curve...... did it feel like it was lacking power until you got a dyno reading? It's just a number.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-13-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Interesting that the sprocket portion of these...

Interesting that the sprocket portion of these are aluminum. Says a lot about how strong and/or wear resistant they need to be (or not, as the case may be).
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-13-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Cam sprockets....... relax(?)

Back onto cam sprockets.....

One of my oldest and best friends is a mechanical engineer, owns and runs a very successful machine shop, and has built his share of race motors for his own cars....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Thanks Kevin!!!!!..... after watching the video...

Thanks Kevin!!!!!..... after watching the video (DUH!!!!) I have to agree you are absolutely correct and that I really missed the mark on that. I'll have to go back and make sure I correct my thread...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-13-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
Relax....(?)

One of my oldest and best friends is a mechanical engineer, owns and runs a very successful industrial machine/fab/rebuild shop, and has built his share of race motors for his own cars. Although he...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-13-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
Slept on this, and maybe thought about it in the...

Slept on this, and maybe thought about it in the middle of the night. I can't help but feel, given that there are so many examples of these roughly finished sprockets, maybe there's nothing wrong...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
I sent an email (with pics) to Sebro. If nothing...

I sent an email (with pics) to Sebro. If nothing else hounding them will make me feel better.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-12-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
Wait a sec...... are we SURE these parts aren't...

Wait a sec...... are we SURE these parts aren't OK? I mean, maybe not pretty, but is there a chance that they are perfectly fine and I'm over-reacting?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 64,364
Posted By Jonny042
Is THIS the thing that finally breaks me?

It's really hard to maintain momentum on projects like this, especially when you're the one doing all the work. And by all the work, I mean all the work, plus all the work you have to do to pay for...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-12-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jonny042
This ^*&%#%@!!! build is going to drive me to...

This ^*&%#%@!!! build is going to drive me to drink.

Here's mine..... of course I bought a full set of sprockets in January, thinking I'd need them soon. No doubt that's $500+ dollars down the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-12-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 103,111
Posted By Jonny042
I wouldn't worry as long as the cable itself...

I wouldn't worry as long as the cable itself isn't hot - a large percentage of your increase in temp is from ambient temp (since you started out with a temp lower than ambeint). Plus then whatever...
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