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Looking for a head rebuilder
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My 968 recently suffered a timing belt failure. Taking apart the motor (well, my expert mechanic friend taking it apart while I fretted) revealed probably the best news possible: several bent valves,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by damian deblis Feb 24, 2011.

 

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Jan 9, 2014
Jon Nelson replied to Scotty Boy's discussion Gas smell in cabin?
"You might want to check under the right side of the cabin, as in underneath the passenger seat area just inside of the frame rail. There are a few breather lines there that return to the gas tank (not pressurized fuel lines, but I think they're…"
Aug 18, 2011
Jon Nelson replied to John Bruno's discussion 1995 Cabrio Under body Splash Shields
"I also have this problem on my '92, however my issue is compounded by the fact the PO hit a parking barrier and damaged the front end so much that there was nothing to attach the front guard to. I've been waiting to source out new front…"
Jul 25, 2011
damian deblis replied to Jon Nelson's discussion Looking for a head rebuilder
"Try Michael Mount in Maryland."
Feb 24, 2011
Jon Nelson replied to Jon Nelson's discussion Looking for a head rebuilder
"Thanks for the info Rob.   - Jon"
Feb 14, 2011
Rob Adams replied to Jon Nelson's discussion Looking for a head rebuilder
"A few years ago. my wife's Volvo 960 had the same problem and same result.  I found a mechanic in Rockwall (just outside of Dallas) who was the only one in the are qualified to rework the head.  Did a fantastic job.  He became my…"
Feb 12, 2011
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Looking for a head rebuilder

My 968 recently suffered a timing belt failure. Taking apart the motor (well, my expert mechanic friend taking it apart while I fretted) revealed probably the best news possible: several bent valves, but none broken, and the cylinders are fine. So I'm asking if anyone here has had experience with a specialist or knows of a shop with a specialist that rebuilds heads. It's all apart, off, and ready to be shipped. Any info would be appreciated! Thanks folks. Oh, and here's some pics of the carnage:See More
Feb 12, 2011
Jon Nelson replied to Monte Olsen's discussion AM Reception is lousy - FM is great
"I can't answer you with any advice - I have had the same exact problem. I thought it might have been due to replacing the head unit (I don't particularly trust the guy that did it). Judging by a brief search on "Porsche antenna…"
Nov 17, 2010
Jon Nelson is now a member of 968.net
Jun 9, 2010

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What 968 model do you own?
Coupe
What year?
1992
Your city:
Rio Rancho
Your state (if U.S.A.):
NM

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