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Projected Engine Work on 1977 930

Vehicle Information: Year: 1977; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.0; Total Mileage: 100000;

I am about to buy a '77 Turbo from a friend who is liquidating his assets. The car is a 2-owner car with about 100,000 miles. It appears to be in excellent condition. Generally speaking, how much more life can I expect from the engine, and what type of service will be needed to get that life? What is a good estimate on the cost to completely rebuild the engine (and turbo, if necessary)?

Recommended Initial K27 Turbo Upgrades

Vehicle Information: Year: 1986; Engine (Size, Modifications): Stock; Total Mileage: 93000;

I own a totally stock 1986 930. If I upgraded to a K27 Turbo, is it essential to also go with an upgrade on the intercooler in order to realize the potential of the K27 ?

Fire coming out of my new B&B muffler

Vehicle Information: Year: 1985; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.3 L; Total Mileage: 60650;

I have a 1985 slant nose 930S euro spec. with 60650 miles.No engine modification or what so ever.Recently, I replaced the original muffler with the B&B stainless header and exshaust systems.After the installation, people told me that I got fire coming out of my muffler when I accelerate.I am wondering is this good or bad and why and what has caused it?

Noise after ignition is turned off.

Vehicle Information: Year: 1976; Engine (Size, Modifications): Stock 3.0 Reactors removed; Total Mileage: 18500;

In reading the September issue of Panorama I was able to correct the throttle noise I've had for who knows how long . Thank you very much. My only other problem is when I turn off the engine I here a noise that sounds like a muffled flame in the intake area .Do you have any ideas as to what it could be ? There was a trace amount of oil in the intake outlets in the bypass valve assembly. Thanks for any help. I've had the car twenty three years.

Lack of use problems

Vehicle Information: Year: 1986; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.3; Total Mileage: 36,000;

This question would probably apply to most any vehicle that is not an every day driver. I recently purchased my low mileage 930 and it spends most of the time sitting in the garage with two other cars that are not driven much. I have been told that it is not good for a car to just sit for long periods of time and not be driven. How often, and how far should a collector car be driven to keep everything running properly?

Valve Adjustment

Vehicle Information: Year: 1981; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.3L Stock; Total Mileage: 94,000 Kms (56,400 miles);

I drive my 930 about 5,000 kms (3,000 miles) per year, and do 8 to 10 Driver Education track days per year. I am interested to know how often you would recommend valve train adjustment, given this usage profile. On track, I use 5,500 as a typical shift point. My concern is primarily that the car be maintained properly given the track usage, with a secondary interest in extracting the best performance from the engine.

Pop Off Valve

Vehicle Information: Year: 1977 ; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.0 turbo euro model; Total Mileage: 89000;

What does the pop off valve do?I have a loud "CLICK" from the pop off valve when I come off idle and again coming back down.Also when I am around 2000 rpm it clicks.I have also lost some boost.Any ideas?Any help would be great.

Cold start problem

Vehicle Information: Year: 1983; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.3; Total Mileage: 28,000;

My 1983 turbo recently started having start problems when cold with low overnight temperatures(40's). It barery want's to stay on, and I hear a destinct whining noise coming from the engine compartment for the first few minutes. After a few minutes of warmup, the RPM stabilizes near 1000 and subsequent starts are fine as long as the car doesn't sit out in the cold. Any ideas?

Correct amount of oil

Vehicle Information: Year: 1996; Engine (Size, Modifications): 3.6; Total Mileage: 30, 800 miles;

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