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Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-24-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By HondaDustR
Here is my original thread on the method. ...

Here is my original thread on the method.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-924-944-968-technical-forum/487924-project-924-s-engine-replacement-2.html

The final formula was one scotchbrite...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By HondaDustR
John, your restoration project you have going is...

John, your restoration project you have going is quite impressive! I sincerely hope the engine does well for you. I did run across an old photo from the head gasket replacement about 60k miles on...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By HondaDustR
I would strongly recommend against putting new...

I would strongly recommend against putting new rings in existing bores with no further work. It's a bad idea even with cast iron liners. I don't know if reinstalling used rings is that big a deal...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 05-23-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,363
Posted By HondaDustR
Good throwback...Wow, I forgot how clean I kept...

Good throwback...Wow, I forgot how clean I kept that engine back in that day! She was a good one.

I don't remember exactly what the whole problem was, but leaking AOS seals will increase PCV flow...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-23-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 99,203
Posted By HondaDustR
Woah, a notification for this thread pulled me...

Woah, a notification for this thread pulled me out of Porsche forums hibernation...lol

I believe to never use an abrasive stone hone of any kind unless it is explicitly indicated for use with...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 09-03-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,869
Posted By HondaDustR
I got about 70k miles on the engine and it still...

I got about 70k miles on the engine and it still ran great. It used maybe 1 qt/2000 miles but also had leaking AOS seals and leaking main oil gallery seals on the oil cooler housing. I called it...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-26-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By HondaDustR
John, sounds like you are a regular engine...

John, sounds like you are a regular engine veteran also. I have responded to your PM with details. Sorry for the wait. Work has been on a warpath this week.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-19-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By HondaDustR
1987 924S part out...engine/trans FS plus a few other bits

Haven't posted in ages, but the time finally came to send the old 924S to the big garage in the sky. It was running and driving fine, just had too many rusty falling apart chassis infrastructure...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By HondaDustR
FSM says guides are 9mm +0.015mm, intake valve...

FSM says guides are 9mm +0.015mm, intake valve stem is 8.97mm -0.012mm, and exhaust stem is 8.95mm -0.012, so I would say technically a maximum clearance of 0.027mm is reasonable, but I would just...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By HondaDustR
I have experimented with this a bit and the...

I have experimented with this a bit and the solution is cheap and easy. Get yourself a 2.25" Thrush welded two chamber muffler from autozone for $40. It is the same internal style as the flowmaster...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By HondaDustR
Just out of curiosity, what is the zip tied...

Just out of curiosity, what is the zip tied rainbow spaghetti in the background of the last picture, or is it better not to know? lol
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By HondaDustR
Two words...parts cars. With a little poking...

Two words...parts cars. With a little poking around in the for sale section of the forums, you can find that kind of stuff for much cheaper.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By HondaDustR
The most inexpensive route out of this is to grab...

The most inexpensive route out of this is to grab a good used head from a parts car (ebay, for sale forum, etc...), disassemble, inspect, clean, lap in the valves, replace valve stem seals, and...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,361
Posted By HondaDustR
Oil cooler seals are an exercise in frustration...

Oil cooler seals are an exercise in frustration with the exhaust headers in place, but so is removing Y-pipe bolts welded to the headers with rust.

At least on the 8V heads, the exhaust valve...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By HondaDustR
Did they ever use the two step thermoswitch in...

Did they ever use the two step thermoswitch in the 924S? Mine is just a regular two wire switch that turns on both fans. I have found out that if your inner seal in the water pump disintegrates,...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 03-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,869
Posted By HondaDustR
No problem. She's done about 50k on the rebuild...

No problem. She's done about 50k on the rebuild and still as good as gold. Still pulls strong and the oil consumption is roughly 1 qt/2000 mi. The valvetrain is a bit tired, as most of it is...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-20-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 99,203
Posted By HondaDustR
That last cylinder that you did looks really...

That last cylinder that you did looks really good. It has that nice smooth chalkboard looking surface without showing much from the scotchbrite. What oil are you lubricating the scotchbrite stage...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-10-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 99,203
Posted By HondaDustR
I have a feeling you schotchbrited dry. ? Make...

I have a feeling you schotchbrited dry. ? Make sure to use lots of oil on the cylinder. I haven't read my posts in a couple years.. these pictures are a good comparison for what you want. ...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,719
Posted By HondaDustR
That spring compressor should work fine. It looks...

That spring compressor should work fine. It looks like a purpose built version of what I was trying to explain. Clarks garage should have some info on the specifics of removing the cam housing. You...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-17-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By HondaDustR
The 924S does have the short 5th as standard, and...

The 924S does have the short 5th as standard, and most if not all 944's have the regular 5th. It's very nice to devour highway traffic without having to downshift much. I've heard the spec racing...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-17-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,719
Posted By HondaDustR
AYou will need the long shank 6mm hex bit to get...

AYou will need the long shank 6mm hex bit to get the cam housing off, a spark plug air hose adapter to pressurize the cyl at TDC to hold the valves shut, compressed air to pressurize the cylinder, a...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-11-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,083
Posted By HondaDustR
I've had 2 pelican rebuilt pumps that worked...

I've had 2 pelican rebuilt pumps that worked fine. The last one I just put in the other week was a new pump from zims because the price was right and I didn't have the funds for a core charge at the...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By HondaDustR
The water pump pulley trick is a great "by hand"...

The water pump pulley trick is a great "by hand" way to tension. Roll the engine to line the tdc marks up, being careful to not let the crank roll back at all. Tension so that the water pump can be...
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-10-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By HondaDustR
Charge to about 5-8 deg F of sub cooling on the...

Charge to about 5-8 deg F of sub cooling on the liquid line between the condenser and the receiver on a nice hot day, and that should put you at a good charge amount.
Forum: Porsche 924/944/968 Technical Forum 06-10-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By HondaDustR
I don't remember the last time I shifted out of...

I don't remember the last time I shifted out of 1st below 4k rpm. Jk... kindof:cool: 1st is so short, you don't really get into a strong part of 2nd without winding it up a bit in 1st.

Will it go...
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