We are having a very brief cold start problem in this 911SC. After the car sits for about 8 hours, it struggles to start for a few seconds. Once it has started once, it will start immediately for the next 6-7 hours like everything is normal. Once it sits overnight, it struggles again. This makes diagnosing the issue very difficult, as you can’t tweak something, check it, tweak something else, check it. Instead you get one shot, then have to …

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Went after the leaking rear shocks on this 911SC today. The left rear was completely blown out and puking oil everywhere, so it needed to be replaced. I also found the air intake boot torn, so we will be replacing that while we are in there. Top nut of the shock is accessed behind the engine. The lower shock bolts on this car were incredibly seized up, but a big enough breaker bar and some heat took care of that. …

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Had this little 911SC come in on Saturday via Tommy the tow truck. Poor little guy wouldn’t start 🙁 So yesterday we got it on the rack and quickly found out the fuel pump was on it’s way out. It was creating so much resistance that it was blowing the fuse. When we go through a fuel system like this with a new pump, we also replace the accumulator and the fuel filter as they are common failure items. Getting …

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This little girl has been having occasional accidents in the garage at night. Sometimes it sleeps through the night just fine, and other times it pees on the floor (a lot). And since it is aircooled, there is really only one liquid to leak out, and that is oil. I had a sneaking suspicion I knew what it was, but I wanted to pull a valve cover to confirm. Confirm I did. The area of the leak….no good. With the …

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Got the parts in today for this car, so I went ahead and swapped them out while I am waiting for the headlight washer nozzles to show up. Stuck back in the corner is the filter and accumulator. Accumulator out and going after the filter. Once I got the accumulator out, I realized why the bottom line was so hard to get on. Not sure how the heck you smash the fitting on an accumulator, but someone made it possible! …

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