HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 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 …

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Post  majormojo on Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:37 am

Is the Porsche PS cooling unit generally adequate, or should I look at changing over to radiator style? Car will be used for some street driving, mostly to drive to/from track days or autocross events.
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:46 am

Do you have the Turn1 PS pump? If not, GET ONE. You absolutely need one for track/auto-x driving.

I have a radiator style PS cooler matched with my Turn 1 pump, no problems on track...

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Re: PS cooling

Post  87-944S on Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:43 pm

Hey Docwyte, what size cooler are you running?
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:11 am

It's probably around 4" tall and 8-10" long, maybe an 1" thick

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Re: PS cooling

Post  87-944S on Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:01 pm

Something like this?

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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:07 pm

Yep, that looks like it

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Re: PS cooling

Post  87-944S on Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:14 pm

$30 bucks from Summit, definitely more cooling surface than the stock coils. Did you mount it in the same location?
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:25 pm

Nope, mine is mounted behind the drivers fog light. Bear in mind I've removed my fog lights and have ducted from them to the oil cooler on one side and the ps cooler on the other side

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Re: PS cooling

Post  majormojo on Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:45 pm

Good info, thanks. I was hoping to re-use the truck PS pump that came with my engine. Looks like I might need to re-think that. I like the idea of using the fog light openings to duct oil/ps coolers.
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:47 pm

I wouldn't reuse that stock GM PS pump unless the car will strictly be used on the street.

In auto-x or track driving you'll boil the PS fluid with it.

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Re: PS cooling

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Finished look with protective screen in place ( this is the oil cooler side)

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Re: PS cooling

Post  87-944S on Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:48 pm

Very slick setup!
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:36 pm

That's my car. :-)

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Re: PS cooling

Post  majormojo on Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:41 am

Good stuff. Is the oil cooler the same dimensions as the ps cooler?
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Re: PS cooling

Post  docwyte on Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:44 am

Nope, the oil cooler is a Mocal 11x7x3 if I remember correctly. It's the largest one that would fit there...

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