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Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 11-18-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Stalls once the car is warm

What might be the causes of a car stalling after it is warmed up? The car starts immediately every time. I drive it around the neighborhood on the weekends to keep the battery charged. But after it...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-19-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By mark 74 carrera
I agree! Dave, this is a great answer to the...

I agree! Dave, this is a great answer to the question I have wanted to ask. What's a relatively simple way to bump my stock 1.8 liter's performance? For back road running and not racing, your plan...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 10-06-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Isn't it always the last thing?

I checked into having my ECU refurbished. $100 diagnostic fee and then another $200+/- to refurbish if needed. I decided before I do that let me see if I can find an ECU for sell. Bought one off ebay...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-17-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Ecu???

I have replaced the resistor pack (It broke when I removed it) I have 12 Volts at the injectors. Both the voltmeter (showed 12v) and the noid light showed voltage with key on. I tested with noid...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-14-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,312
Posted By mark 74 carrera
I agree. Sorry I haven't got you running yet....

I agree. Sorry I haven't got you running yet. Waiting on parts and perhaps know how.

Markhttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads25/2016_09_14_10_46_481473868347.jpg
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-09-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Thanks Dave. As always, great input. I will not...

Thanks Dave. As always, great input. I will not be able to test further until next week but I will update the thread when/if I find the culprit.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 09-08-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By mark 74 carrera
L Jetronic adventure - injectors not firing

Ideas for my next step would be appreciated. Here's what I have done so far.

Bought a car that had been sitting but was running before it was parked. With help from this forum, I got it started...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 08-19-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,703
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Wow

I say buy it all day long. That looks like a very clean well kept car. Love the period color and seats as you described.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 08-12-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Cold Start Valve - 74 914 1.8l

Guys,

I have been having a really tough time finding a Bosch cold start valve(CSV) for my 1.8 914. The valve itself has a "tee" with the single side going into the intake manifold and the the two...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 07-17-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,312
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Seat belt held down by carpet glue!

ClausGraf,

I had the exact thing happen when I yanked on the seat belt to put it on. I laughed but wanted to cry!

Mark
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-06-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,858
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Unique and great idea

Bill,

I have been reading most of your advice for a long time. I am passionate about these cars and do a lot of work myself but its hard to gather a lifetime of experience in an area that is after...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-21-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 340,212
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Wow Garp, that's a work of art. I love the beams...

Wow Garp, that's a work of art. I love the beams and woodwork.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 06-13-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By mark 74 carrera
This may be crazy but it just popped into my head.

What if your centrifugal spring in the distributor cap is broken or worn out? Your engine sounds a little like the cut out that happens at redline. It does sound like an ignition problem to me.
...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 05-31-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Thanks Dave &ClausGraf

I do think it is the wiring for the barometric pressure compensator. Thanks for those links. The pdf is informative and easier to visualize than just the wiring diagrams.

My problem is no fuel. I...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 05-31-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Three white wires?

Guys,

I have a 1974 1.8 L with its original L jetonic FI. I have been having a problem, the car won't start. I have spark thru coil and spark plugs. I had it running for several months and now...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 04-24-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By mark 74 carrera
I agree. I think the engine would be worth...

I agree. I think the engine would be worth considerably more to a US Carrera owner. You could post a thread with the engine number and see if you get a buyer.

I agree with the comments about how...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-20-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,934
Posted By mark 74 carrera
subscribed.

subscribed.
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-03-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Dave, Yeah, I have read about others that...

Dave,

Yeah, I have read about others that did this exact thing. My calipers have bleed valves at the top and the bottom. I am sure there is no more air in my system.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-02-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,861
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Great content

This is one of the most informative threads I've seen. Makes FI seem a little less intimidating. I got mine started without all of this diagnosis but this would have been great. Looking forward to...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 04-02-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Weekend update

OK, I have:

Bled the PV, bled all four corners starting furthest away with a power bleeder and two person method. Oh yeah, tapped calipers with rubber mallet. No more air in system. As long as the...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-31-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,312
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Good work!

Such a cool approach. You make it look like doable project.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-31-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Thanks donporfi. Very interesting. I am well...

Thanks donporfi. Very interesting. I am well armed for the weekend.

Mark
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-30-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Thanks Mark. I have the car up in the air on jack...

Thanks Mark. I have the car up in the air on jack stands and plan on doing this over the weekend. My garage floor has the oil leaks from three old Porsches so a little brake fluid won't hurt a thing....
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-29-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,026
Posted By mark 74 carrera
That's why I asked about the black 3M vinyl. I'm...

That's why I asked about the black 3M vinyl. I'm not sure about the black out. But paint is just paint. I think I'm going to polish the petals and repaint the silver as suggested and see how I like...
Forum: Porsche 914 & 914-6 Technical Forum 03-28-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By mark 74 carrera
Thanks guys

I appreciate all of the leads. I will check all of these possibilities over the next week. I did replace the washers at the MC so that not an issue. I have no leaks anywhere in the system. Dave,...
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