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Title:

Under Pressure: Renewing the clutch hydraulics in your 944 or 968

Issue:

#151, November 2006, page 155

Author:

Bob Kovacs

Length:

2½-pages of text and photos

Synopsis:

Concerned about getting left at the side of the road, Kovacs describes how he did some preventative maintenance and replaced the clutch hydraulic rubber hose and slave cylinder on his 968.


Title:

Center of Attention: Replacing the 944's Infamous Rubber-Centered Clutch

Issue:

#147, June 2006, page 151

Author:

Gerry Burger

Length:

6-pages of text and photos.

Synopsis:

Burger documents in detail the steps he used to replace the clutch in his 1989 944.


Title:

Shafted! – Replacing and rebuilding 944 rear drive axles and CV joints

Issue:

#93, May 2000, page 135

Author:

Gerry Burger

Length:

4-pages (2-pages of text, the rest are photos)

Synopsis:

Burger provides a detailed account of how he rebuilt the rear drive axles (i.e. halfshafts) and CV joints on his 1989 944.


Title:

Tech Forum: 924/944/968 Clutch Replacement

Issue:

#88, October 1999, page 143

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

6½-pages of text and photos.

Synopsis:

Pasha describes the procedure for replacing the clutch in a 924/944/968.


Title:

Tech Forum: 924/944/968 Shifters

Issue:

#83, February 1999, page 140 and 142

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

1-page of text and diagrams

Synopsis:

Pasha gives a brief overview of the transaxle shifting mechanism used in the 924/944/968.


Title:

Tech Forum: Questions & Answers

Issue:

#68, April 1997, page 117

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

1-page of text and diagrams

Synopsis:

Pasha gives an overview of the limited slip differential used in the 944.


Title:

Flywheel And Clutch – Service and Repair

Issue:

#62, June 1996, page 106

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

3½-pages of text, tables and diagrams.

Synopsis:

Pasha gives an overview of the clutch and flywheels used in the 944 and 968. If you're looking for instructions on how to replace the clutch in your 924/944/968, see issue #88 or #147 above.


Title:

924/944 Rear Axle Bearings

Issue:

#53, May 1995, page 108

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

1-page of text and diagrams.

Synopsis:

Pasha describes how to replace the rear axle bearings in the steel trailing arms of the 924 and early 944. He does not cover replacing the rear axle bearings on the later alloy trailing arms used in the late 944, 944 Turbo and 968.


Title:

924/944/968 Drivetrain Components

Issue:

#48, October 1994, page 109

Author:

Jim Pasha

Length:

5-pages of text, tables and diagrams

Synopsis:

Pasha gives a good overview of the transaxle, driveshaft and half-shafts in the 924, 944 and 928. Included is a very useful table of 924/944/968 transmission types (and their gear ratios).