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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-23-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,600
Posted By deguitars
Shaun, Was the blasting done with soda? Looks...

Shaun,
Was the blasting done with soda? Looks great and I enjoy seeing your progress on this project.

cheers,
David
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-09-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By deguitars
The brake pedal in my '82 has always been...

The brake pedal in my '82 has always been ridiculously high as well, to the point where it feels dangerous to me since I have to physically lift my foot up and off the throttle to get to it. And just...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-21-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,144
Posted By deguitars
I've sat at a lot of red lights in a lot of...

I've sat at a lot of red lights in a lot of different manual transmission cars and I don't think I've ever once just sat there with the clutch pedal depressed for any period of time, in gear or not....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-31-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8,906
Views: 1,093,311
Posted By deguitars
Replacing a weeping master cylinder (with...

Replacing a weeping master cylinder (with constantly lit brake warning lamp...sensors were leaking too) and sticky rear brake caliper at the same time. Trying not to let project creep get the best of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-22-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,320
Posted By deguitars
I applaud your can do attitude with this project!...

I applaud your can do attitude with this project! Working with aluminum is a lot of fun when it does what you want it to and your buck is a great solution to getting the correct shape. I might have...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-26-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,093
Posted By deguitars
WUR wiring connector

Reading through a recent thread on WUR values I decided to check mine (it's low for an '82 SC, around 10 ohms) and in the process the plastic plug on the harness sort of crumbled and the wire spring...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-03-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By deguitars
I have not removed either thermostat for...

I have not removed either thermostat for inspection. My understanding is the engine one is pretty tough to get at with the engine in the car.

The gurgling I've never heard before even though both...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By deguitars
Oil cooler looks clean from the bottom side. I...

Oil cooler looks clean from the bottom side. I may have to invest in one of those scopes or take the fan assembly out and see what's in there.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-03-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By deguitars
Super Hot '82 SC (my adventures with overheating)

Most of you seem to enjoy having to drive your cars long and hard just to get the engine up to operating temps. My car on the other hand has been a perpetual hot runner the entire 5 years I've owned...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-01-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By deguitars
Which one of the numbers in my smog test...

Which one of the numbers in my smog test represent this 3.5% CO? Is there a decimal point missing somewhere?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By deguitars
Thank you. The numbers were so low I wondered if...

Thank you. The numbers were so low I wondered if it was running lean?

cheers
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-30-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By deguitars
CA Smog Numbers

So my car just passed Smog (always a happy day) and I'm wondering what I can glean from the numbers. I'm trying to make sense of the percentages to tell if the car could be running better. 1982 SC...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 01-15-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By deguitars
Everybody did NOT get out safely, at least 18-20...

Everybody did NOT get out safely, at least 18-20 people died and there are still folks missing. A lost car is not really that important.

cheers
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-26-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 52,148
Posted By deguitars
First car was a '67 Triumph TR4A I purchased for...

First car was a '67 Triumph TR4A I purchased for $500 in 1982. I restored it twice over the next 15 years, finally selling it to a collector and moved on from British cars in general after relocating...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-01-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By deguitars
Bruce, I am not familiar with the actual...

Bruce, I am not familiar with the actual procedure you're referring to so I might PM you for more details. I'm fairly handy and it doesn't sound like a big deal so I'm happy to give it a try.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-01-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By deguitars
Do you think that could really be the source of...

Do you think that could really be the source of so much clatter and whine? I guess it will have to wait until the day when I can drop the motor and take a look.

Thanks for the input guys!
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-30-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,967
Posted By deguitars
While I'm not even remotely qualified to offer...

While I'm not even remotely qualified to offer you any legal advice I just want to say I'm glad you're okay. I saw your car for sale at BHCC and felt certain the outcome was probably not good.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-30-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By deguitars
'82 SC Transmission Noises/Questions

For the last four years I've been trying to bond with my '82 SC but the 915 gearbox is really just not very friendly and to be honest diminishes my enjoyment of the car. I'm fairly certain it's not...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By deguitars
It's really not possible to change that without...

It's really not possible to change that without dropping the engine is it?

cheers
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By deguitars
My car has always run warmer than most seem to....

My car has always run warmer than most seem to. Ambient doesn't seem to make a lot of difference, the gauge can swing up to the 8-9 o'clock position (235-240) during normal driving on a cool 65-70...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By deguitars
For whatever it's worth I also just changed the...

For whatever it's worth I also just changed the oil in my '82 SC and used Brad Penn 20-50 for the first time and now have consistently higher oil temps. Literally nothing else was touched, I just...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-06-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By deguitars
The injectors sit in a plastic sleeves with an...

The injectors sit in a plastic sleeves with an o-ring to seal, and this assembly is staked into the aluminum runner with three little square "punches" around the top edge. There's also an o-ring...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-04-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 64,358
Posted By deguitars
I always look forward to your updates not just...

I always look forward to your updates not just because of your willingness to dig into just about any job but also because you seem to be enjoying the car as much as you can.

Keep up the good...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-28-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,452
Posted By deguitars
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-17-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By deguitars
Thanks for the replies. I should have mentioned...

Thanks for the replies. I should have mentioned I've pretty much checked through the usual suspects for things that might cause the warning lamp to come on, and been through the disconnect the...
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