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8/13/2020 10:22 PM  #26


Re: I finally sold my 951

I gotta start searching the background of my pics for incriminating evidence before Lt Dan busts me 😁

If y'all have ever seen RV6's 67, you know it's a clean machine. So I don't know why I'm impressed that the 62k mile 1987 944 turbo is cleaner than a Safeway chicken. If the odometer was rolled back to 10k miles the condition would support it. Pristine is a pretty good description of it.

https://i.ibb.co/2FFGkX2/20200811-195958.jpg


https://i.ibb.co/RvH36nN/20200811-195905.jpg

50 50 spinner

https://i.ibb.co/RvH36nN/20200811-195905.jpg


To make this Mustang related, after I dropped off the 944 at my mechanic's place,  oops I mean my brother's place, I drug home his 65 C code coupe that's been in the family since new, that we're putting together for another brother who lives in Round Rock, and owned it in his high school years.

Last edited by Bearing Bob (8/13/2020 10:23 PM)


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/14/2020 5:48 AM  #27


Re: I finally sold my 951

Any pictures of the coupe’ ? 😁
No pictures, didn’t happen!🤣

Have to admit, a ladle above the 944 was “out of place”.
There was no supporting evidence of fishing...from what I saw.🤔

Better check the VIN...sounds like you stole it.😂
Very nice ride.

Last edited by Nos681 (8/14/2020 5:55 AM)


65 coupe, 5.0L, T5, 3.25 Currie traction lock, strong arming for now
 

8/14/2020 4:35 PM  #28


Re: I finally sold my 951

Where's the third pedal???
6sal6


Get busy Liv'in or get busy Die'n....Host of the 2020 Bash at the Beach/The only Bash that got cancelled  )8
 

8/14/2020 4:43 PM  #29


Re: I finally sold my 951

6sally6 wrote:

Where's the third pedal???
6sal6

There be 3, it's just little. No boots allowed and best driven in bare feet. 


Gary Zilik - Pine Junction, Colorado - 67 Coupe, 289-4V, T5
     Thread Starter
 

8/15/2020 7:12 AM  #30


Re: I finally sold my 951

So Bob......what small block Ford is going to replace the hair dryer 6 banger??


John  -- 67 Mustang Coupe 390 5 speed
 

8/15/2020 10:27 AM  #31


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bolted to Floor wrote:

So Bob......what small block Ford is going to replace the hair dryer 6 banger??

That 6 banger of which you speak is in fact a 4 banger. And since it has to be smog checked, it wouldn't pass the visual part of the test with something from Henry in there.


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/15/2020 10:47 AM  #32


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bearing Bob wrote:

Bolted to Floor wrote:

So Bob......what small block Ford is going to replace the hair dryer 6 banger??

That 6 banger of which you speak is in fact a 4 banger. And since it has to be smog checked, it wouldn't pass the visual part of the test with something from Henry in there.

 

Therein ANOTHER reason.............!
6sally6  (from the state of..."it's yorz..... do with it what you will")


Get busy Liv'in or get busy Die'n....Host of the 2020 Bash at the Beach/The only Bash that got cancelled  )8
 

8/15/2020 12:13 PM  #33


Re: I finally sold my 951

6sally6 wrote:

Bearing Bob wrote:

Bolted to Floor wrote:

So Bob......what small block Ford is going to replace the hair dryer 6 banger??

That 6 banger of which you speak is in fact a 4 banger. And since it has to be smog checked, it wouldn't pass the visual part of the test with something from Henry in there.

 

Therein ANOTHER reason.............!
6sally6  (from the state of..."it's yorz..... do with it what you will")

It shows you how much I know about a Porcha🤣🤣🤣🤣


John  -- 67 Mustang Coupe 390 5 speed
 

8/15/2020 1:27 PM  #34


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bolted to Floor wrote:

6sally6 wrote:

Bearing Bob wrote:


That 6 banger of which you speak is in fact a 4 banger. And since it has to be smog checked, it wouldn't pass the visual part of the test with something from Henry in there.

 

Therein ANOTHER reason.............!
6sally6  (from the state of..."it's yorz..... do with it what you will")

It shows you how much I know about a Porcha🤣🤣🤣🤣

Hey, I'm right there with you John. I didn't know Porch made a four cylinder.


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/16/2020 9:36 AM  #35


Re: I finally sold my 951

Porsche made plenty of 4 cylinders.  Still making them in fact.  The Macan, Caymna, and Boxster can all be had with a 4. 

 

8/16/2020 12:12 PM  #36


Re: I finally sold my 951

Seeing the inside of Gary's old car........RPM's new car............make me wanna have a nice meal!!!!

Off the floor of that car!!!!!      just  WOW!!
6s6

Last edited by 6sally6 (8/16/2020 12:13 PM)


Get busy Liv'in or get busy Die'n....Host of the 2020 Bash at the Beach/The only Bash that got cancelled  )8
 

8/16/2020 12:32 PM  #37


Re: I finally sold my 951

Schnitzel anyone?

 

8/16/2020 4:45 PM  #38


Re: I finally sold my 951

Well... the good news is it didn't blow a head gasket. But a blown head gasket would've been good news, as its got a cracked cylinder wall. Used short blocks are rare west of the Mississippi, new pistons are $400...each.

https://i.ibb.co/m9fkfHL/20200816-154353.jpg


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/16/2020 5:08 PM  #39


Re: I finally sold my 951

OUCH!


Good work ain't cheap, Cheap work ain't good!   “Never trust a fart”
 

8/16/2020 5:40 PM  #40


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bearing Bob wrote:

Well... the good news is it didn't blow a head gasket. But a blown head gasket would've been good news, as its got a cracked cylinder wall. Used short blocks are rare west of the Mississippi, new pistons are $400...each.

https://i.ibb.co/m9fkfHL/20200816-154353.jpg

Holy craptunia. Whoda thunk? Me think they be sleeves. Place in OK does a lot of 951 work and is where I always ordered parts from. In my liquid state I can't remember their URL. Later.
 


Gary Zilik - Pine Junction, Colorado - 67 Coupe, 289-4V, T5
     Thread Starter
 

8/16/2020 5:44 PM  #41


Re: I finally sold my 951

OK,https://www.lindseyracing.com has been my goto place for parts. Call them, talk to them, they will be more than happy to help.

 


Gary Zilik - Pine Junction, Colorado - 67 Coupe, 289-4V, T5
     Thread Starter
 

8/16/2020 7:13 PM  #42


Re: I finally sold my 951

Is sleeving that one hole a possibility?

Corrected spelling!!

Last edited by Bolted to Floor (8/18/2020 5:37 AM)


John  -- 67 Mustang Coupe 390 5 speed
 

8/17/2020 5:34 AM  #43


Re: I finally sold my 951

Yeah, I'd look into sleeving it if possible.  I'd also try Mahle direct, as they were almost certainly the OEM piston supplier.  Here's a link to their website:

http://www.us.mahle.com/en/motorsports/proseries-pistons/

Contact info for their North American operation is at the bottom.  I've had nothing but good experiences with them over the years. 

 

8/17/2020 9:53 AM  #44


Re: I finally sold my 951

Rennlist looks to be a website forum that has some good info.

Copied some replies to a guy with the same damage as me:

most people don't know that the Alusil on our blocks is not just a "coating" (entire block is made from Alusil).

Replacing the engine with a used engine will be far cheaper than repairing this one.

Why spend tons of money on a cracked block? These blocks are the same from 1985.5 to 1988 NA or turbo.

I mentioned the possibility of the use of a cylinder kit in post #22 aka "wet sleeve" and it's cost prohibitive nature of such a kit. With new pistons, rings, machine shop work, etc. It is a minimum $3000+ solution to a $200 problem.


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/17/2020 10:50 AM  #45


Re: I finally sold my 951

A couple of complete engines for sale on this web site, in Canada though. US Canada exchange rate is good. Until they are cracked open no way of knowing the condition.
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-buy-sell-other/calgary/1988-porsche-944s-complete-engine/1517715782

Last edited by Rudi (8/17/2020 11:15 AM)


Good work ain't cheap, Cheap work ain't good!   “Never trust a fart”
 

8/17/2020 11:34 AM  #46


Re: I finally sold my 951

I think this is what I would do now


http://www.renegadehybrids.com/944/LS-1/LS-1.html

 

8/17/2020 12:33 PM  #47


Re: I finally sold my 951

Sorry Bob, I guess my main bearings look pretty good now.  Butt (TS&T) why was the compression down in two cylinders?

BB1

Last edited by Bullet Bob (8/17/2020 12:34 PM)


To "Do It Right Once" you must first be prepared to "Do it Over"...and over...and sometimes over again.
 

8/17/2020 1:59 PM  #48


Re: I finally sold my 951

Chaplin wrote:

I think this is what I would do now


http://www.renegadehybrids.com/944/LS-1/LS-1.html

 
I'm pretty sure the only thing I'd put  chivy into would be a trash dumpster.


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/17/2020 2:05 PM  #49


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bullet Bob wrote:

Sorry Bob, I guess my main bearings look pretty good now.  Butt (TS&T) why was the compression down in two cylinders?

BB1

 
Why? At this point since the block won't be reused, I'm not sure it matters. But we don't know for sure at this juncture. This just came to mind, it could be related to the guy doing the compression check😁


Bob. 69 Mach 1, 393W, FMX, Armstrong  steering.
 

8/17/2020 3:26 PM  #50


Re: I finally sold my 951

Bearing Bob wrote:

Rennlist looks to be a website forum that has some good info.

Copied some replies to a guy with the same damage as me:

most people don't know that the Alusil on our blocks is not just a "coating" (entire block is made from Alusil).

Replacing the engine with a used engine will be far cheaper than repairing this one.

Why spend tons of money on a cracked block? These blocks are the same from 1985.5 to 1988 NA or turbo.

I mentioned the possibility of the use of a cylinder kit in post #22 aka "wet sleeve" and it's cost prohibitive nature of such a kit. With new pistons, rings, machine shop work, etc. It is a minimum $3000+ solution to a $200 problem.

BMW did the same thing and had the same issues with some of their engines as I recall.  Its' why unfortunately the 840/850s are hard to find in good running shape at a reasonable price.

I must say though, that SBF swap is starting to sound quite appealing...
 

 

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