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 Post subject: New car need tips
PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:46 pm 
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Hello
Just got my 924 turbo 1979 model :
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Need to change valve guides
Any tip where i can get them ?


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 Post subject: Re: New car need tips
PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:42 pm 
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A good engine shop can make them to suit the valve

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:29 am 
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Carrera RSR wrote:
A good engine shop can make them to suit the valve

Yes but i need at least 2 New ones, upper part is damaged


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:04 am 
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perobye wrote:
Carrera RSR wrote:
A good engine shop can make them to suit the valve

Yes but i need at least 2 New ones, upper part is damaged


Last time of checking, new valve guides were hard to buy new. Last two turbo heads I had rebuilt with two different engine shops had to machine the valves guides themselves.

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1980 924 Turbo Series 1 - Alpine White & Guards Red
Omega forged pistons, lightened and balanced bottom end, ARP studs + Cometic MLS HG, Piper fast road cam, K27/26 3257 hybrid turbo, 951 ducted FMIC, Custom intake manifold, Mittelmotor dizzy & cam pulley, Adj boost - dyno’d at 225bhp @ 1.0bar on previous CGT turbo, Engine datalogged and on boost fuel enrichment managed with Zeitronix ZT2 & Phormula KS4 knock sensor, 944 turbo all alloy radiator, Hayward & Scott custom tapered race exhaust, GAZ Gold coilovers, Fuch'ed up, Quaife LSD
2017 VW Passat Variant GTE Advance - the daily load lugger and mile muncher
2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna - it builds trees when we drive it


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 Post subject: Re: New car need tips
PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:34 am 
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I can source a set of turbo guides, do you require standard or over size?

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