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  Topic: Change gear ratio?

Replies: 4
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PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:38 am   Subject: Change gear ratio?
I had no worries on my 4 speed Martini on motorway cruising at 70mph, but this wouldn't be doing the long distances you envisage.

Contrary to what has been posted above, I believe the 5 speed box 5 ...
  Topic: 924 Brakes - Master Cylinder?

Replies: 11
Views: 2698

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:37 am   Subject: 924 Brakes - Master Cylinder?
There was a change to the master cylinder about 78/9, the later ones were larger, also did away with the 2 brake light /fluid level warning light switches on the bottom of the m/cyl. At least on the e ...
  Topic: Ballast Resistor

Replies: 37
Views: 16409

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:50 pm   Subject: Ballast Resistor
The rad fan resistor which is mounted on the top of the front panel on early cars is still used on later 924's but mounted by the auxiliary fuse panel in the side of the LH footwell (on euro spec cars ...
  Topic: Spare tire options

Replies: 3
Views: 3875

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:44 am   Subject: Spare tire options
The correct tyre size for the 14" wheel is 185/70 and it should fit easily into the well unless someone has taken a large hammer to the rear of the well to gain more space for the gearbox removal ...
  Topic: Camshaft Pulley Key/Dot

Replies: 5
Views: 3812

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:03 am   Subject: Camshaft Pulley Key/Dot
You will find 924 owners over here who have supercharged their cars and may be interested in your cars development.
  Topic: Crankcase ventilation hose for 1981 Porsche 924 NA

Replies: 11
Views: 5738

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:14 pm   Subject: Crankcase ventilation hose for 1981 Porsche 924 NA
Fairly certain no one in UK 924OC has attempted to get these made. needs to be oil/fuel/heat proof, normal recommendation is to get the appropriate hose size and stick a plastic/wood plug with about a ...
  Topic: Alternator belt size

Replies: 4
Views: 3893

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:35 pm   Subject: Alternator belt size
Try a 10x888, which is the alternative size.
  Topic: Engine under shield question

Replies: 2
Views: 8509

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:58 pm   Subject: Engine under shield question
I think your question has already been answered here
  Topic: Martini...

Replies: 18
Views: 7603

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:15 am   Subject: Martini...
There are probably more Martini editions available in the US and Europe mainland, of the 3,000 sold most were LHD, and only 100 RHD variants came into the UK where there are less than 20 known, which ...
  Topic: Martini...

Replies: 18
Views: 7603

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:44 pm   Subject: Martini...
The only thing "special" in the Martini edition is the interior, everything else is standard 924 so is easy to source. If you are considering it as a restoration then you need to evaluate th ...
  Topic: Electrical mayhem - what are these wires?

Replies: 7
Views: 4383

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:17 am   Subject: Electrical mayhem - what are these wires?
You should be aware that the Haynes manual was written for the US market (LHD and detuned) and is not helpful to owners of euro spec cars as there are quite a few differences. The 2 disconnected wires ...
  Topic: Power loss and shutdown

Replies: 11
Views: 11082

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:58 pm   Subject: Power loss and shutdown
I would check the fuel pump fuse and make sure it and the contacts in the fuse panel are good and clean. The fuse is No.2 on the aux fuse panel on the LHS of the passenger footwell (in RHD cars), thin ...
  Topic: 924 will not start

Replies: 7
Views: 4171

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:03 am   Subject: 924 will not start
Almost certainly points ignition not electronic, check that first, points will oxidise if left standing.
  Topic: Two simple questions

Replies: 5
Views: 10373

PostForum: 924S Discussions   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:57 am   Subject: Two simple questions
You are correct, the "wheel switch" controls front/ rear fader, not used if a modern replacement head unit is used with onboard controls, also only fitted if the car was specified with the o ...
  Topic: Lost keys

Replies: 8
Views: 5616

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:42 am   Subject: Lost keys
Normally the ignition/door/hatch and fuel cap are identical keys, an early VW Beetle or Golf blank is the same, so the ignition key shouldn't have any different features to a door lock key. Always ass ...
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