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Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-08-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By rhjames
this is typical for a 16V engine.....there is no...

this is typical for a 16V engine.....there is no blocking plate under the oil fill canister, so the oil that slings off the crank goes right up to your oil fill canister and then gets sucked into the...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-08-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By rhjames
looking back is always fun....I'm impressed that...

looking back is always fun....I'm impressed that you took on the task regardless of the cost ($$$ and labor). that's a heck of a project. I only threw the number at you cause others may not be...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-08-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By rhjames
you'll see where the right rear was partially...

you'll see where the right rear was partially quartered (we suspect during new car delivery at some point)--body filler on the C-pillar and just above the rear taillight location where the section...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-08-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By rhjames
welding......body filler.....doors off right...

welding......body filler.....doors off right after I shot these. fenders/doors now at aluminum welder. hatch is no big deal--4 bolts when the time comes.

all rubstrip holes, antenna hole, rear...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-07-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By rhjames
no offense man, but 60 hours and still not right...

no offense man, but 60 hours and still not right is a huge investment....

$100/hour = $6K

yes, you've already done the deal, but think about it.
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-07-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By rhjames
if you have spark leakage--you can try looking at...

if you have spark leakage--you can try looking at the engine at night when it's running (sitting still of course).

if you have spark plug cables leaking, you'll see it.

also check the inside...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-07-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,051
Posted By rhjames
unless you are building/restoring a car to...

unless you are building/restoring a car to concours condition, it's pointless to put a 30 year old piece of junk back in a car.....

upgrade to what ever the latest and greatest unit is, and...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-07-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By rhjames
I did this 3, maybe 4 years ago? every thing...

I did this 3, maybe 4 years ago?

every thing works fine except turn signals--you need a heavy duty flasher for them
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-07-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By rhjames
doors are coming off today.... ...

doors are coming off today....

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads18/4+7+2011+0111302187365.jpg

apparently the right rear quarter was hit prior new car delivery--the quarter was replaced,...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,286
Posted By rhjames
just for you, Leo, I'll post some new pics of it...

just for you, Leo, I'll post some new pics of it later today....need to go back to the shop anyway to take some more stuff off of it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,286
Posted By rhjames
I have no illusions of how l o n g this will...

I have no illusions of how l o n g this will take....

probably won't see actual "paint" until 2012.

first order is strip the light coat of primer I put on it--no big deal

second order is...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By rhjames
I'm not there, so you take this for what it's...

I'm not there, so you take this for what it's worth---

if your K-Jet is suffering with what sounds like cam lope, I'd start with vacuum leaks.

many years ago, in a galaxy far, far away.....when...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,286
Posted By rhjames
uh....no. I don't think you want to see it...

uh....no. I don't think you want to see it "stripped"......very, very ugly.:(
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By rhjames
finally......

yes, after a very long sleep....my 80 Euro is at the resto/paint and body shop.

funny how it seems just when you think you've got it all stripped down for the body work to commence, your paint guy...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 04-06-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,286
Posted By rhjames
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads18/3+12+09+1...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads18/3+12+09+1781302109482.jpg

I prefer my 19's......:D
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-03-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 35,775
Posted By rhjames
WHAT THE HECK IS MY CAR DOIN IN YOUR PAINT...

WHAT THE HECK IS MY CAR DOIN IN YOUR PAINT BOOTH.......?


sorry...not my car, but looks the same---ughhhhh


---rj
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-03-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,900
Posted By rhjames
surprised you cannot bleed using power...

surprised you cannot bleed using power bleeder----

never had that problem
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 11-03-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,900
Posted By rhjames
no offense, but you would have saved yourself a...

no offense, but you would have saved yourself a lot of trouble by replacing every associated with the clutch hydraulics with new, not rebuilt, pieces....

brake master cylinder
blue hose
clutch...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,493
Posted By rhjames
HA! damn sure did......WELL.....I sure...

HA!

damn sure did......WELL.....I sure didn't mean to----

Allen head was what I SHOULD have written.


guess I better do a much better job of proof-reading!!!! must have been very tired that...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,606
Posted By rhjames
plug all vacuum lines that were routed to the air...

plug all vacuum lines that were routed to the air pump and it's plumbing.

the holes in the cylinder heads are on each end of the head. the holes on the radiator side of the head are already...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,493
Posted By rhjames
nice job-- I would still have used allen...

nice job--

I would still have used allen head bolts as I recommended, instead of hex head or studs with nuts. You then could have just dimpled the hatch near where the bolts go thru it, instead of...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By rhjames
per Chris, make sure it has the 4 piston Brembo...

per Chris, make sure it has the 4 piston Brembo brakes (they'll say "Porsche"on the calipers)--they could have been pirated....

paint work can be expensive and extensive to restore (ask me how I...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By rhjames
welcome to the swimming pool--- pictures,...

welcome to the swimming pool---

pictures, car details, etc......please.

when inquiring about issues, be sure to remind us of what year, engine, trans, etc....some of us are old and we forget,...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-14-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,209
Posted By rhjames
John- looks like it'll be next month before...

John-

looks like it'll be next month before I can purchase one...too many other issues this month, but I do want one.

will get with you then..

--Russ
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 02-13-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By rhjames
the hood, hatch, and doors can be...

the hood, hatch, and doors can be adjusted.....providing the car has not been significantly wrecked. any compentent body shop can determine if the body is damaged in such a way.

front tire wear is...
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