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Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-17-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Vicegrip
I replaced the plate and plug a couple years ago....

I replaced the plate and plug a couple years ago. Might be an issue but it is not original. OEM parts used.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 11-15-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Vicegrip
That is a good mower. Had one for many years.

That is a good mower. Had one for many years.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 11-14-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Vicegrip
There is so much more to working cars or any...

There is so much more to working cars or any electro mechanical thing than the systems of the device. Skills that cannot be conveyed via a book or video. How tight is too tight. How much torque too...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-10-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Vicegrip
Metal tanks are not as simple. Cleaning is just...

Metal tanks are not as simple. Cleaning is just the first step. Correction of damage and prevention of future issues are added steps. With metal tanks I like to get all the funk out before grinding...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-10-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Vicegrip
Add 3 gallons of gas to the tank. Seal all the...

Add 3 gallons of gas to the tank. Seal all the ports but a vent. Slosh it around once a day for a week or so. This should cause the tar to become liquefied. Dump into gas cans. Rinse with some...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-10-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Vicegrip
Bad gas in a plastic tank is not hard to do if...

Bad gas in a plastic tank is not hard to do if you can't find a shop. No nasty chemicals needed.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-01-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Vicegrip
1. JB weld it back into the fob. 2. Silver...

1. JB weld it back into the fob.

2. Silver solder it to another key head.

Call locksmiths and ask who can do this type of cut. Get blanks on line.

Dealer! (Bring all your financial...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-27-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Vicegrip
There is a little square plug next the the...

There is a little square plug next the the shifter. Open it and use a small flat screwdriver to release the parking lock. Google will have a video I am sure.

Let me know what you find and I...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-27-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Vicegrip
Scan if you can. The ! is a important warning. ...

Scan if you can. The ! is a important warning. Check the summer winter switch is in summer as it can trigger the !
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-27-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Vicegrip
Unlock the shifter and try it in N

Unlock the shifter and try it in N
Forum: Track Talk 10-20-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,509
Posted By Vicegrip
901 is Joy. It is simplicity and demanding. It...

901 is Joy. It is simplicity and demanding. It rewards accordingly. ;)
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-16-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 113,642
Posted By Vicegrip
Well now that is slick and simple. Beats little...

Well now that is slick and simple. Beats little taps with a plastic point looking for cold joints and the like.

No freeze spray but I do have lots of R-134. A small bowl and Q tip works. No...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 113,642
Posted By Vicegrip
Please explain the freeze trick a bit more. I...

Please explain the freeze trick a bit more. I have a OK no name meter that is a bit off.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 113,642
Posted By Vicegrip
117s are my go to. As accurate as needed for...

117s are my go to. As accurate as needed for Hvac and other big power stuff and hard to kill. Set on hhhhoooooms and check a live 480 volt line? No problem. Drop it off a ladder? Most times no...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 113,642
Posted By Vicegrip
I kid! So which voltage is it? 9.44 or 9.43? ...

I kid! So which voltage is it? 9.44 or 9.43?

Cool kit. Can’t count the times in HVAC I wanted to read some value while cycle it something 30 feet a way.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 113,642
Posted By Vicegrip
;)

;)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-14-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Vicegrip
The holes were there to vent gasses that were...

The holes were there to vent gasses that were produced when the pad heats up. The gasses made the pad into an air hockey puck and torque went way down. Modern pad materials don’t off gas’s like the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-14-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Vicegrip
Because humans…..

Because humans…..
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-13-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Vicegrip
You can be sure, per Porsche, they are past spec.

You can be sure, per Porsche, they are past spec.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-13-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Vicegrip
Different driving patterns produce different...

Different driving patterns produce different results. This is not at all uncommon in street driven cars across many brands and platforms. Pad compound and many other variables are inputs.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-13-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Vicegrip
The wavy surface is Normal wear. It is an...

The wavy surface is Normal wear. It is an artifact of drilled rotors.
Forum: Professional Help 10-12-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Vicegrip
Exhaust bolts are made from pure highly...

Exhaust bolts are made from pure highly compressed cuss words. Any attempts to disturb them causes the words to release.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-07-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Vicegrip
Yes. Always do replacement per axel. Accident...

Yes. Always do replacement per axel. Accident damage to a near new or non wear part excepted.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-04-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Vicegrip
Oh my, got a bit chubby just looking at the...

Oh my, got a bit chubby just looking at the pictures.

What are the chances this is real?
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-01-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Vicegrip
Gave away what I had some time ago. I have full...

Gave away what I had some time ago. I have full original dealer updated sets and still go internet for info and electrical diagrams.

Love the paper when rebuilding motors and gear boxes.
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