HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

Comments: 0

Latest topics
» Sparkydog's Abnormal Build - 944 With L67 + Ford Stuff & CARB Legal
Yesterday at 8:27 pm by sparkydog

» FiTech option
Yesterday at 7:50 pm by turbobob924

» FiTech option
Yesterday at 7:21 pm by turbobob924

» Around the block
Yesterday at 7:44 am by Red944ls1

» WRL Race car for sale - '87 924S with LS swap
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:29 am by cscowden

» New convert under way
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:39 pm by kevin924kevin

»  A/C questions
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:08 pm by Arthropraxis

» Corvette C6 Z06 Brake Caliper Adapters
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:08 pm by superman22x

» Cayenne Front and Rear Brakes on 944
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:00 pm by superman22x

» Parting out 944 Turbo with LS1
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:14 am by rfreundt

September 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

Calendar Calendar

Log in

I forgot my password


Conversion to Power Steering

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Conversion to Power Steering

Post  skywalker01 on Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:23 am

Got tired (literally and figuratively) of fighting the car around the course, so I am upgrading to power steering.  Spent 16 hours over at Mike's (87-944s) house, installing and removing the rack, only to give up at 3am in disgust.  We thought we had everything and assumed that the power and manual intermediate steering shaft were identical - they're not!  The PS shaft is about an inch shorter - word to the wise.......
avatar
skywalker01

Posts : 477
Join date : 2009-07-22
Age : 54

Back to top Go down

Re: Conversion to Power Steering

Post  skywalker01 on Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:57 pm

avatar
skywalker01

Posts : 477
Join date : 2009-07-22
Age : 54

Back to top Go down

Re: Conversion to Power Steering

Post  Tehone on Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:41 pm

I will get into this area shortly and have been reading where a couple of members (xschop and kevin924kevin I think it was) state that there is oil pan clearance issues with the power steering rack as it sits taller. This may be the reason for the shaft being shorter than the manual steer shaft.


Tehone

Posts : 83
Join date : 2010-09-20

Back to top Go down

Re: Conversion to Power Steering

Post  skywalker01 on Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:21 pm

87-944S and I resolved the issue by 'dimpling' the pan. Also, if you are industrious you can fabricate new hoses and that should resolve the problem. The shorter shaft is a MUST have though.
avatar
skywalker01

Posts : 477
Join date : 2009-07-22
Age : 54

Back to top Go down

Re: Conversion to Power Steering

Post  Tehone on Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:41 pm

New hoses is where I am headed when I get there. I have banjo fittings for the rack so I am hoping that I will have the clearance issue resolved. I also will go with 1/4" spacers under the TPC motor mount up-rights to help out too.

To enhance all this a new borgsen steering shaft and u-joints.

Tehone

Posts : 83
Join date : 2010-09-20

Back to top Go down

Re: Conversion to Power Steering

Post  DJ. on Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:38 am

Skywalker I pmed you for the manual rack if you are interested to sell.

DJ.

Posts : 55
Join date : 2012-02-12

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum