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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-21-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By porschetub
Think the OP has comited to a 6 conversion...

Think the OP has comited to a 6 conversion regardless,unsure why he would want to sell up and buy a 911,if the 912 is a good tub why not ?,engine mounts done ,oil tank and lines etc,even the motor in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-21-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By porschetub
I agree that's all I did with my 2.2,stripped it...

I agree that's all I did with my 2.2,stripped it down to a longblock replaced all gaskets and seals,inspected chain cases and fitted tentioner collars,reset valve clearances after checking rocker...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-20-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By porschetub
Start with timing,try retarding the timing a bit...

Start with timing,try retarding the timing a bit you will get a running temp difference once warmed up,if that works retime the engine,what jetting do you have ?,if too lean on the idle jets you will...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-16-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By porschetub
No issue there,if you look closely the nuts are...

No issue there,if you look closely the nuts are recessed inwards towards the actual thread no issue there,properly torqued and clean lubed threads you will be fine.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-01-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By porschetub
Get a piece of wood dowel ,peel it back till a...

Get a piece of wood dowel ,peel it back till a tight fit,tap in with a hammer it will come out,make sure the piston isn't worn out normally that's the reason they stick,replace the spring also if you...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-01-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By porschetub
MSD has a well known failure rate,go on ebay and...

MSD has a well known failure rate,go on ebay and check out the listing on units ...most of them aren't working and are cheap for that reason,researched all my options and MSD wasn't one of...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By porschetub
Everyone overtightens them why I don't know they...

Everyone overtightens them why I don't know they generally seal without being gorilla tight,if you are worried clean the bungs and apply a little pipe sealant.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-25-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By porschetub
Won't reach much temp until some load comes on...

Won't reach much temp until some load comes on the motor,a good working thermostat will bring the temp up reasonable fast from idle but not to the temps you are mentioning unless you drive it.
Seems...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-25-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By porschetub
. Don't be convinced its coming from the...

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Don't be convinced its coming from the barrel unless clearly seems wet,or check to see its not coming from the top of the motor,chased 7 leaks on my 914/6 conversion most didn't come from where...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-09-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,873
Posted By porschetub
We don't have it much better in my country,I tend...

We don't have it much better in my country,I tend to buy parts from the US in advance because there is a delivery time and if you don't cover all bases you are a part short in my case for 5-6 days....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-14-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By porschetub
Oh dear ,I have a 914/6 so I can count to 6 or...

Oh dear ,I have a 914/6 so I can count to 6 or more,go to Wellington a fair amount,great place.
Both my kids live there around evans bay.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-08-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By porschetub
Mine were a little bit more than lightly...

Mine were a little bit more than lightly warped,some clown had fitted 2 gaskets on each of the lower ones,inlet covers weren't too bad.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By porschetub
Indicates you are running hot,checked my spare...

Indicates you are running hot,checked my spare gauge insert which has the increments shown right @ the top of the insert ,you need to turn the whole gauge to see it,mine is a 911 insert and your...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-07-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 508
Posted By porschetub
There has been engagement issues with...

There has been engagement issues with these,apparently the early ones were fine and the newer ones don't engage far enough,one guy I read about had torn out 2 ring-gears,are the bellhousing on the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-07-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By porschetub
I agree ,the lower covers (exhaust) on mine were...

I agree ,the lower covers (exhaust) on mine were resurfaced,the hard green gasket leaked straight off,replaced them with silicone bead type from our host ....sorted.
Oh dear OP used sealant,that...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-05-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By porschetub
Bummer Mark I know you put a lot of work into...

Bummer Mark I know you put a lot of work into that motor and its not like you don't know what you are doing,is that the only bad lobe ?.

Having to pull a new build like that down is a PITA,good...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 05-05-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By porschetub
I think the OP is somewhat limited,any decent...

I think the OP is somewhat limited,any decent displacement bump is out of the question if only a top overhaul, mild street cams ,careful head work,compression increase,larger venturies,etc will...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-30-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By porschetub
I found the same and don't know why,you would...

I found the same and don't know why,you would think with the wrong range sender the gauge reading would be incorrect.
I also put a mechanical gauge on and found the readings to be within a few PSI...
Forum: Porsche 912 Technical Forum 04-29-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,533
Posted By porschetub
These kits are ok and many use them,however...

These kits are ok and many use them,however European Motorworks have better offering for all out performance and longevity,a T4 motor properly assembled with the right parts can yield good H.P. ...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 04-29-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By porschetub
Looks like on old guide to me...not a new one.

Looks like on old guide to me...not a new one.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-28-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By porschetub
You should be fine,the range of your dimmer is...

You should be fine,the range of your dimmer is minimal in this case.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By porschetub
Cheap knock-off ,very poorly chromed also....as...

Cheap knock-off ,very poorly chromed also....as me how I know !!.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-23-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 80,319
Posted By porschetub
Great build really enjoyed reading the lot from...

Great build really enjoyed reading the lot from page 1,your new wheel setup is great and really looks good.
In regards to your exhaust have you considered going to an equal length system ,I know...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-19-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By porschetub
I have heard mention of voltage drop using the...

I have heard mention of voltage drop using the wiring as the above method,I had this problem but in my 914/6 conversion however the source of power is further away in that model,I would think a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-17-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By porschetub
Good call on the oil change,appears you have the...

Good call on the oil change,appears you have the level right,never overfull.
Don't run it anymore as mentioned,pull the rocker covers and sump plate and check for anything out of the norm,...
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