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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By manbridge 74
Mine failed in 2018. Started easily but started...

Mine failed in 2018. Started easily but started cutting out after fifteen minutes. Higher revs made it worse as it’s working harder. Easy to test your other ones by plugging one in and laying it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,073
Posted By manbridge 74
Historically? Daggett picker, no contest. See...

Historically? Daggett picker, no contest. See also Jethro Tull.

Executioner for a falling regime would have to rate fairly high I’d think.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,807
Posted By manbridge 74
This thread is one letter “i” away from being...

This thread is one letter “i” away from being really awkward.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-11-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,984
Posted By manbridge 74
The RG chassis is really only weak in the rear...

The RG chassis is really only weak in the rear swing arm mount bosses at the main frame. The OE rear swing arm is also a flexy unit. Unless you’ve built the engine out to 140hp and bang bars in...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-11-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,984
Posted By manbridge 74
Yes, like 911s a small subset of people want an...

Yes, like 911s a small subset of people want an ever decreasing supply of these things. I’ve had offers to buy this one already for 50% more than I paid. The real value is with original condition...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-11-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,984
Posted By manbridge 74
That is a nice looking RZ. Looks even better...

That is a nice looking RZ.
Looks even better than the clunkier RG500 but I had to buy this one because the opportunity was just too great to pass up. It does ride really well for its age.
I’d...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-10-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 846
Posted By manbridge 74
Zero. Gramma always advised not to get on...

Zero.

Gramma always advised not to get on the “pill brigade” if possible. She outlived all her peers who gobbled every med they were prescribed.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-10-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,984
Posted By manbridge 74
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-09-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By manbridge 74
This is actually more common than you might...

This is actually more common than you might think. Usually stems from improper procedures in a rushed clutch job that can cause crank to be preloaded thereby pushing it into the block.

I like the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-08-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By manbridge 74
Looks like (785) 840-9700 is his work number.

Looks like (785) 840-9700 is his work number.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-08-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By manbridge 74
It is sometimes this color when floating on water...

It is sometimes this color when floating on water though.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-07-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By manbridge 74
I’d think a friction test done at operating temp...

I’d think a friction test done at operating temp would also be interesting.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-04-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By manbridge 74
Switch fronts, bleeders always on top.

Switch fronts, bleeders always on top.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-03-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By manbridge 74
Friction posts are the best. Dropping the...

Friction posts are the best.

Dropping the second ring was common in production racing 4 stroke motorcycles years ago. Rules said you had to have all the factory parts (but not where installed) so...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By manbridge 74
Never had one I couldn’t converse with. There...

Never had one I couldn’t converse with. There have been a few with missing info due to aftermarket DME etc, but I could always see something. Sounds like it was done on purpose.
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 03-31-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,736
Posted By manbridge 74
Yes, but those MTs were addressed in a recall...

Yes, but those MTs were addressed in a recall campaign so I wasn’t counting those.
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 03-30-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,736
Posted By manbridge 74
Roughly a $20K part with exchange and about 10hr...

Roughly a $20K part with exchange and about 10hr labor for base 991. More if AWD or needing aligned etc.

The track hounds are getting a few, only one street vehicle I think so far. It’s...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 03-30-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,736
Posted By manbridge 74
We’ve replaced a few PDKs. We’ve replaced zero...

We’ve replaced a few PDKs. We’ve replaced zero MTs. This would be a big concern/expense for out of warranty vehicles.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-28-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,511
Posted By manbridge 74
You turned the idle screw all the way in? That...

You turned the idle screw all the way in? That LOWERS idle because it cuts off air. Screw it out to increase idle speed.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-27-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By manbridge 74
96 ftlbs.

96 ftlbs.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,142
Posted By manbridge 74
Lowering the front of a 911 makes wheels toe out....

Lowering the front of a 911 makes wheels toe out. As it’s raised up the wheels toe in, as it does on most every vehicle on the road.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-27-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By manbridge 74
Around here E0 gas is available in 91 octane...

Around here E0 gas is available in 91 octane (because altitude). I like it because they have to formulate it without BTEX or ethanol to reach octane level.

The hot ticket for high compression...
Forum: Porsche 928 Technical Forum 03-24-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By manbridge 74
In any of these pulling operations I direct a...

In any of these pulling operations I direct a heat gun to the gear for sometimes up to 20 minutes to make it much easier. The last G50 trans I did, the service manual recommended 100-140C which I...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-24-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By manbridge 74
I would disconnect rod at trans and check for...

I would disconnect rod at trans and check for smooth movement at pedal. Then lubricate all rod ends and adjust starting at pedal housing (optimum but not absolutely necessary) then rod under car to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-23-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By manbridge 74
The second spring goes from a small post on...

The second spring goes from a small post on cylinder #2 intake runner back to throttle linkage junction assembly. It’s the longer of the two springs needed.
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