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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-14-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 831
Posted By JFairman
I replaced them because I could and it was a feel...

I replaced them because I could and it was a feel good thing. Like Ron said you don't need to. Probably cost me about $10 in marine wire, shrink tube, terminals, and gas to go get them.

The black...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-14-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By JFairman
I've seen 3 different types of CV joints on 911's...

I've seen 3 different types of CV joints on 911's over the years and there may be more. Some early 911 ones before the 930 was made had fewer bolts and one or two dowel pins.
The later 930 CV's like...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-13-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By JFairman
I don't think you'll find a core charge refund on...

I don't think you'll find a core charge refund on used CV joints or axles but there may be some value as used parts if they are in good condition.
The amount of time they would have to pay someone...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 18,961
Posted By JFairman
You could cut a piece of plastic out of an empty...

You could cut a piece of plastic out of an empty oil quart bottle or whatever and slide it between the air pipe and motor mount frame so it doesn't scratch the paint while lowering it:)
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By JFairman
The dashboard is made from upgraded material and...

The dashboard is made from upgraded material and shaped nicer in the '87. It won't swell up above the center AC duct like the 1985 and earlier dashboards do when parked in the sun for a while.

The...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-08-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 831
Posted By JFairman
Hi Ken, yes I upgraded the positive and negative...

Hi Ken, yes I upgraded the positive and negative wiring to thicker gauge marine wire from a marine hardware store in Riviera Beach. I left the original wires there too. Also used marine connectors on...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-08-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 831
Posted By JFairman
Yes, they are completely rebuilt from 90amp Valeo...

Yes, they are completely rebuilt from 90amp Valeo alternators. The cast aluminum Valeo casing is probably the only part they reused. The rest is all new, way more powerful, and really well made.
...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-07-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 831
Posted By JFairman
The best 911 Alternator

This 160 Amp alternator is by far the best alternator you can get for a 911. Nothing else even comes close.
No core charge, no shipping your used up one to them or any of that. Just a killer...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-06-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,742
Posted By JFairman
930 and 911 turbo Mahle pistons are also forged. ...

930 and 911 turbo Mahle pistons are also forged.
That's what I've heard anyway.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 416
Posted By JFairman
No, I wouldn't suggest putting oil in the gas.

No, I wouldn't suggest putting oil in the gas.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-05-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By JFairman
Some people replace the original oil cooler fan...

Some people replace the original oil cooler fan thermostat switch with a similar one for BMW's that turns the fan on at a lower temperature. It fits the same threads.
You can also hook up a manual...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-04-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 416
Posted By JFairman
and if that isn't it.. the fuel head might have...

and if that isn't it.. the fuel head might have an ethanol hangover and now one cylinder is getting too much gas at low rpms.
The original rubber diaphragm and rubber o-rings in your 1986 aluminum...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-04-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 831
Posted By JFairman
Sounds kinda like the AC belt is wadded up under...

Sounds kinda like the AC belt is wadded up under the crank pulley and complaining.
Under the alternator nut and curved washer there may be extra shims. Move one of them to in between the pulley...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-04-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By JFairman
I'm not sure what electrical stuff is under the...

I'm not sure what electrical stuff is under the seat of a '79. There wouldn't be any lambda stuff from the factory since that started in 1986 but I'm going to guess the speed relay would be there. ...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-04-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By JFairman
If the car has Bosch k-jetronic injection or CIS...

If the car has Bosch k-jetronic injection or CIS then it may be the white wire where it connects to the speed relay under the left side seat.
CIS is a type of Bosch mechanical fuel injection so...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-04-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By JFairman
Best fix is ditch all the pathetic annoying...

Best fix is ditch all the pathetic annoying o-rings.

Then cut the bottom inch off the obsolete cast aluminum charge pipe so the 0-ring crap is gone and the bottom of the charge pipe is the same...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-03-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By JFairman
It would help if you include a link to your for...

It would help if you include a link to your for sale post so people don't have to spend time searching for it. That's tedious.
You can probably edit your original post and resave it with the for...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 12-02-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By JFairman
This stuff is really good too. Kendall 80W-90...

This stuff is really good too.
Kendall 80W-90 Gear Oil With Limited-Slip LSD Additive

Pelican Parts - European Automotive Parts and Accessories - Porsche • BMW • Mercedes • Volkswagen • Audi •...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-29-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By JFairman
PC power supplies send some power to the MB when...

PC power supplies send some power to the MB when they are plugged into the wall while the computer is turned off. I have an ASUS MB with a red LED that lights up if the power supply is plugged into...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-26-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,332
Posted By JFairman
When I had a 911 turbo I learned that the...

When I had a 911 turbo I learned that the currently available aluminum color Bosch coils that are made in Brazil will not last when they are mounted in the original location > upside down on the fan...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-22-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By JFairman
You can take off the collision while it's stored...

You can take off the collision while it's stored off road and keep the comprehensive. That way you save some money and if a fire or flood happens you should be covered.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-20-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,544
Posted By JFairman
This question is unbelievable. No.. ...

This question is unbelievable.

No.. hopefully this is just a question to stir up some drama and not reality.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-18-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By JFairman
Also, keep track of the direction the axles were...

Also, keep track of the direction the axles were turning before they were removed. A piece of masking tape stuck to the axle with an arrow on it pointing in the direction it was turning works for...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-18-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By JFairman
I can see a whitish or light grey film of...

I can see a whitish or light grey film of something on the balls and outer races. It's not reddish brown like rusted steel though.

I would clean it out real good in mineral spirits with a small...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 11-18-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,460
Posted By JFairman
I'm not Brian, but I remember a small conical...

I'm not Brian, but I remember a small conical shaped super fine nylon like plastic filtering screen inside the brass fuel line inlet fitting on the 007 fuel head I had. It was really small and looked...
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