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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-28-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By robertj
You shouldn't have 'loose washers' at all above...

You shouldn't have 'loose washers' at all above the coper nuts. Check out Pelican's storefront for the proper copper nuts that have the washer 'built in'.

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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 11-27-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By robertj
Limited is right.... It does look purdy...

Limited is right....

It does look purdy though, but if I had $20k to spend on a 914, I think I'd seek out a 914-6 instead....http://www.pelicanparts.com/support/smileys/king4.gif
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-08-2005, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
Heh, Don, I took your advice right after the swap...

Heh, Don, I took your advice right after the swap meet and found one on Ebay. When I originally installed it however it didn't fix anything- but this was becuase I ended up having a bad fuel pump as...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-07-2005, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By robertj
Thanks Phil, will do. And yes, I have the...

Thanks Phil, will do. And yes, I have the Haynes, and doing my best to wear out those pages....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-06-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By robertj
Wheel bearing issue?

Yet another question...

when I grab either of the front wheels and push/pull on them, there is a lot of play. Are the bearings adjustable, or does this signal (as I'm assuming) replacement? Are...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-03-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
It's a miracle. I plugged in a spare relay board...

It's a miracle. I plugged in a spare relay board that I bought off of Ebay and ALL engine issues are gone. (I'm really jinxing myself here, I know...) The car started right up, and all the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-02-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
Ok, I checked and my ohm meeter reads 200k on the...

Ok, I checked and my ohm meeter reads 200k on the dial, and it's giving a 3.2 reading on the display from the CHT sensor to the end that plugs into the ECU. So does that mean 640,000? The mutlimeter...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-02-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
Actually it was less then 5 minutes, I hadn't...

Actually it was less then 5 minutes, I hadn't driven it around for more then about 15 minutes priort to it not starting, but would assume that it would have heated up enough not to qualify as a 'cold...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-02-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
Thanks for all the help guys, it's much...

Thanks for all the help guys, it's much appreciated.
Measured the CHT sensor wire resistance all the way to the computer, and it was 3.2 oms, right where it should be I think. I guess that my 'car...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-31-2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
I'm novice as novice can get, so all help is...

I'm novice as novice can get, so all help is appreciated :-)

Will start having fun with the multimeter tonight.... Another rookie question:

Could my timing and dwell be set up correctly, and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-31-2005, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
Went through every wire in the engine compartment...

Went through every wire in the engine compartment last night and everyone of them seems to be connected. With a voltmeeter, is there a way to make sure all of them are sending/receiving signals? I...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-30-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By robertj
it would be easier to sell....

Just replaced the fuel pump, which took care of 1/2 of my running problems. The car still hesitiates below 3200 rpms though. Last night I tested the TPS by unplugging it- it helped a bit, but not...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-25-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By robertj
You can look under you car where the bumper...

You can look under you car where the bumper shocks go through the back of the car. They are each covered by a metal plate- looking at these might give you an idea if the bumper shock was pushed up...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-25-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By robertj
Well it turned out to be the fuel pump after all-...

Well it turned out to be the fuel pump after all- exactly what I thought it was. Unfortunately the shop I took it to not only diagnosed it, but replaced it on their own without asking first and...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-24-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By robertj
"so you're not the do-it-selfer, or are you new...

"so you're not the do-it-selfer, or are you new to these cars?"

While I am new to these cars, I'm also a do-it-yourselfer, albeit a green one. I just got tired of going through the car testing,...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-23-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By robertj
Looks like they were going to emissions stuff. ...

Looks like they were going to emissions stuff. Just dropped the car off at the shop after being unable to diagnose the 'no power under 3500 rmp' issue. Had to have it towed to a shop for repair as...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-15-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By robertj
hmm... isn't there simply an adapter that I can...

hmm... isn't there simply an adapter that I can find that will fit directly into the tap-in area to check the pressure on the fuel rail without having to remove the valve core?
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-15-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By robertj
Wasn't able to check the fuel pressure this...

Wasn't able to check the fuel pressure this weekend as no one in town carries a mityvac hand pump with the fuel pressure option, and so I had to order one. (I didn't want to shell out $50 for a...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-11-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By robertj
Fuel pressure

I'll be checking the fuel pressure in the lines this weekend in a further attempt to get the car to run properly. The car's hesitation/bucking problem at anything below 3200rm has gotten worse. I...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-09-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By robertj
I think some things have been removed on my car,...

I think some things have been removed on my car, like the emissions stuff. I think I'll need to borrow a digital camera and post a photo up here. I also found 2 wires from the main harness that...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-08-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By robertj
I know this is an old thread, but in comparing...

I know this is an old thread, but in comparing the hose layout diagram at http://www.pelicanparts.com/914/tec...el_diagrams.htm , I find that I don't have an air cleaner. I also notice that the hose...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-07-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By robertj
That's good to know- I'm still putting together a...

That's good to know- I'm still putting together a list before calling Pelican- I figure I might as well order everything I think I need all at once.



So for the heck of it, I put new spark...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-05-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By robertj
Simple if you have one, that is :-) I don't see...

Simple if you have one, that is :-) I don't see this part for sale on the site...I'm assuming that it's not available anymore?

Not that I even know if this is actually the problem or not...I'm...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-05-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By robertj
Are we talking about # 13 in this diagram? ...

Are we talking about # 13 in this diagram? http://www.pelicanparts.com/914/parts/engine/distributor_small.htm

If so, is the diaphragm fixable? From the diagram, it doesn't look like there's a way...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-04-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By robertj
I noticed that when I turn on the lights my...

I noticed that when I turn on the lights my engine drops by about 150 rpm. Not normal, right?
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