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Everything posted by JFP in PA

  1. First of all, cam deviation values should only be check on a thoroughly warmed up engine, say after a 10-15 min. drive. Second, if you get the same reading, you have a possible issue as the limits are +/- 6 degrees.
  2. Looks like an axle flange bolt, but it is too long for that.
  3. You may be correct Mike, the "horn" by the battery is for the alarm on UK cars.
  4. High Note Horn - Porsche (997-635-206-04) Low Note Horn - Porsche (997-635-205-04)
  5. Welcome to RennTech As noted above: Fault code 4460 -- Pressure sensor Possible cause of fault - Short circuit to ground/voltage or open circuit in circuit to control module terminals 25, 26 and 42 - Plug connection on stop light switch faulty - Adjustment of the stop light switch not OK - Wiring/ plug connection faulty - Pressure sensor faulty (replace hydraulic unit)
  6. The manufacturer's set the speedo high for two reasons: First, to keep from being sued if you get a ticket for speeding the speed is reading low; second, to run out your warranty faster. And if you don't think the second is true, there was a class action suit by Honda owners after a TSB stating that was leaked to the public...………….
  7. In reality, All north american cars read high by as much as 5 MPH.
  8. Check your primary battery cables for voltage drop. These cars came with cables prone to internal corrosion which leads to sudden issue like this. You should not have a voltage drop of more than 0.5V on any cable; it it is higher the cable has to be replaced.
  9. It doesn't have to be hot to get some idea of the compression, and I know of no electrical/electronic systems that would do this, it sounds mechanical...…………...
  10. You need to scan the car with a Porsche specific scan tool.
  11. Me thinks you need a new wrench...…………………...
  12. Probably the ignition switch.
  13. Bypassing a fuse and direct wiring high amp circuits is an invitation to burning the vehicle to the ground. You have wiring issues, which can be fixed, but going this route is asking from problems, and will impact either your ability to sell it or file an insurance claim should it burn.
  14. Possibly, and it is also possible that the arms were not the source of the actual problem.
  15. And the use on incorrect after market components that are ill fitting and short lived...……...
  16. Welcome to RennTech Check your serpentine belt and pulleys.
  17. Replace them. And out of curiosity, exactly why are you replacing the head gaskets??
  18. An automatic engine will not have a pilot bearing in the back of the crank as the torque converter does not need it, but one can easily be added for use with a manual trans.
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