Month: February 2021

Porsche Air-Cooled Engine Oil Breather plate

Oil Breather Plate. How to Rebuild Your Air-Cooled Porsche Engine.

As we keep moving around the magnesium case, we are ready to re-install the oil breather plate. This cover is prone to warping over time, heat cycling, and overtightening. As well, the case machine work often leads to this part not fitting any more. We have a solution to all these problems! You will have …

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Installing a sump plate

Sump and Strainer Plate. How to Rebuild Your Air-Cooled Porsche.

On this lesson we cover the sump and strainer plate. Even though the case has been closed and honed, the sump plate should have enough wiggle room to still fit. Sump on a Magnesium engine case On this 1969 911T engine, we are working with a magnesium engine case. Check out, Saving your Mag Case, …

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Setting the float height on a Weber 40IDA IDTP IDS Carburetor

Floats To Engine Ready. How To Assemble Your Weber Carburetor, Part 3

Finishing the Weber 40 IDTP Carburetor Assembly In our last lesson, we left you at the accelerator pump circuit and all of your jetting installed. In this lesson, we go from floats to engine ready. We set the floats with math, you can check them later with the fuel level tool. For us, we have …

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Oil pressure and safety valves

Oil Pressure and Safety Valves. How to Rebuild your Air-Cooled Porsche Engine.

Now that we have closed the case, let’s put in all the case parts. Starting with your oil pressure and safety valves. We have a Technical Service Bulletin on the valves and the history of the changes here. Installing the Oil Pressure and Safety Valves. Porsche made many updates to the oil pressure and safety …

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