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Dirt Bike – Repair Dent in Exhaust

2 Stroke Through a recent trade, a KTM 125sx was acquired with a huge dent in the exhaust.  Dents like this, not usually as bad are very common on these exhaust expansion chambers and while the bike might seem to run ok, a dent this size must be having an adverse affect on performance. Not wanting […]

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2003 125sx Projects

2003 KTM 125sx

Related articlesRepair dent in exhaust Notes 125sx parts list and exploded diagramsJan 2019Race sags: Josh/Jake = 95mm, Stu = 114mm, static sag = 44mmJet needle set to middle notch24 Aug 2018Compression damping on rear shock = stock + 2 clicksCompression damping on forks = stock – 8 clicksJet needle lowered to 2nd notch from top […]

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2002 Golf GTI Projects

2002 Golf GTI – Back again

My kid wanted to learn how to drive a manual gearbox and the winter beater was rusting away so when I saw this going cheap, I jumped on it. To Do List New hood Fix rust over windshield 2 Replace parking brake cable Repair or replace damaged fenders Fix boost control valve code (N75?) Completed Late […]

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Porsche 924T Projects

1980 Porsche 924 Turbo

Related articlesCheck/adjust valve clearancesHeadlightsFuel level senderFuel pump(s) November 2014 – I wasn’t really looking for another project but I had been toying with the idea of one day picking up a front engine rear wheel drive vehicle like the old Ford Escort Mk II I used to have in the UK.  I have some RSS […]

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Porsche 924T

Porsche 924T – Check/Adjust Valve Clearances

Check/Adjust Valve Clearances on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo This guide is for setting valve clearances on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo but the overall procedure will be similar for most engines although the adjustment is often made by installing new shims rather than using an adjustment screw. The first thing to do is align […]

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DIYs Calculators Misc Porsche 924T

Porsche 924T – Fuel Level Sender

Fuel Level Sender on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo Difficulty:  SimpleWarning:  Fuel is a hazardous chemical, take appropriate precautionsRecommended Tools:  Allen key, pliers, multimeter The fuel level sender on the 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo is, as you might expect, located in the gas tank.  It is better not to have much fuel in the tank […]

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Porsche 924T

Porsche 924T – Fuel Pump(s)

Fuel Pump(s) Replacement on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo Difficulty:  MediumWarning:  Fuel is a hazardous chemical, take appropriate precautionsRecommended Tools:  Wrenches including adjustable, utility knife The 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo has two fuel pumps in the stock configuration, one in the tank and another external or in-line pump mounted just next to the tank.  Both […]

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Porsche 924T

Porsche 924T – Headlights

Replace The Sealed Lamp Units on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo Difficulty:  Simple This guide is for the early versions that had the sealed headlamp units, later on I think they went to a separate bulb arrangement.First of all we need to remove the pop up light covers, there are three screws holding them on, […]