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Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,649
Posted By JWPATE
Thanks fellows for all the informative posts. I...

Thanks fellows for all the informative posts. I would have never found a set of bearings without this thread.

I notice in the case extension for the primary shaft, there is a double lip rubber...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 10-13-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
Tom, I just put them back in the same...

Tom,
I just put them back in the same orientation they came out. From memory, I don't think there was sufficient slack in the harness to have done it any other way.

I do know that this one has...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
I ordered it here. Have your alternator Bosch...

I ordered it here. Have your alternator Bosch number ready when you call.

Smith Co Electric - Starters & Alternators, New & Remanufactured (http://www.smithcoelectric.com/servlet/StoreFront)
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-12-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
No, I never did find a replacement bearing which...

No, I never did find a replacement bearing which I would be comfortable using.

Traveller, in his above post, has listed the size accurately. And, it is a double roll, ball bearing, similar in...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-06-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
That's exactly right Alex. The radial wear on...

That's exactly right Alex. The radial wear on the deepest of the two groves was right at .5 mm.

I did have a look at the ring thickness, and it seems to be about 3 mm. Not easy to measure on the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-06-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
"A rebuild should include new bearings, a new...

"A rebuild should include new bearings, a new diode plate, a new voltage regulator and a new slip ring assembly, all to OEM specs." [/QUOTE]

In checking around, there is NO alternator...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-12-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
Good question Ben, and thanks for reminding me. ...

Good question Ben, and thanks for reminding me. I should have included that information, for certain. Not including shipping costs, which will vary with distance, the cost breakdown for the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,444
Posted By JWPATE
Don't know for sure what you are referring to by...

Don't know for sure what you are referring to by "control box". The electronic control unit for the cab top on cars before the 964 (and I believe, right back to '86 models) is mounted on the back of...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-11-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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There are three bearings on that alternator shaft. Small wonder that the larger front bearing doesn't last forever. In addition to the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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We start the buildup by replacing that broken plastic bearing retainer. Like the original, the replacement unit has an opening in the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-10-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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An earlier photo of these slip rings show the grooves, which the brushes cut into the brass over 70+ thousand miles.

I don't have a...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-07-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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The new "tolerance ring" arrived today, and is shown here for comparison with the broken original. The new one is also in plastic, clear...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-05-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
Ok, the item is called a tolerance ring by Bosch....

Ok, the item is called a tolerance ring by Bosch. More commonly it is referred to as a bearing retainer.

They are easily available, and the best site I have located for small items such as the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-04-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
OK, so I was cleaning up the slip rings and...

OK, so I was cleaning up the slip rings and examining other things, while waiting for parts.

One thing I wanted to do was examine the fit of those bearing outer races, without the rotor shaft in...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-04-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
Because these are exactly the kinds of details...

Because these are exactly the kinds of details which we first-timers can get wrong on the rebuild, I have decided to add another photo to better illustrate the front bearing parts in a previous...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-03-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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If we look down into the rear half of the case, it is easy to see the plastic housing, from which we just extracted the rear bearing outer...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-03-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
Sboxin, The parts are available as kits,...

Sboxin,

The parts are available as kits, from a number of sources. In this case however, I would recommend ordering only the OEM parts, and separately. For very much the same reason I am not...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-02-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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First step will be to take off that cooling fan nut. It requires a 17 mm socket or wrench and some method for holding the shaft from...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-02-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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OK, and here is a look at the alternator cooling fan from the comfort of the bench. I am ready to take it off, but first it would seem the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-01-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
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Now, with wires coming into view, it is time to disconnect the battery ground before going further.

Use a 4 mm Allen and remove the two...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 07-01-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 28,012
Posted By JWPATE
964 alternator rebuild

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OK, the above is only a typical alternator from Bosch, but the units in our 964 cars are not much different. So it is a...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-27-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By JWPATE
THANKS, I did the job today. Where I was hung...

THANKS, I did the job today. Where I was hung up, was because I hadn't noticed those two little thorx screws. Once I got them out things went fine.
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 08-26-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By JWPATE
How did you get the thing out?

How did you get the thing out?
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 07-02-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 38,169
Posted By JWPATE
Further to the persistent oil leak I have watched...

Further to the persistent oil leak I have watched since the
rebuild, as evidenced by a drop or two always present at the
bottom center of the 1-2-3 cam tower. As I previously stated, I
was...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-18-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 38,169
Posted By JWPATE
Thanks Kirk, I have been watching my own...

Thanks Kirk,
I have been watching my own the past two days. Warming
up the engine (without driving so as to better isolate the leak
source no wind factor), and then watching closely for...
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