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What did you do with your 993 today

Old 02-14-2016, 02:04 AM
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From what I read guys were doing it every 10k. (and I put about 20k a year on my daily car). Not a matter of maintenance cost, just the inconvenience of it and the bothersome fact that performance is degrading at a rather quick rate due to the buildup.

Other than that seems like an awesome ride.
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Old 02-14-2016, 10:33 AM
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Drove mine to work last Friday- very cold, but the roads were clear- first drive since early December
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Old 03-06-2016, 06:17 PM
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Replaced the frunk struts. Drove it for the first time in 2016
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Old 03-06-2016, 09:59 PM
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Made my own headlight washer delete plugs today. Then went for a Santa Susanna Pass run!
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Old 03-06-2016, 11:07 PM
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I went for a spirited drive with some others in CT........
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:38 AM
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Woke up really early and decided to go for an early morning drive. Despite sitting for a while, the 993 started up on the first crank. Amazing car!

Stopped by the Porsche dealer to see their selection of candy. Got some pretty good stuff there at Porsche of Plano.

Then headed to a Starbuck to sit outside and enjoy the view of the 993 in the early morning sun.

Came to the conclusion the 993 looks better and more timeless than Porsche's current offerings .... and yes, including that 918 in that god awful color.
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:52 AM
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Smile Went to there track in the rain...

This was a Speed Ventures Buttonwillow Raceway rain of shine event, no refunds. Heard the rains were coming, so off I went on my Bridgestone RE-71 tires. Did the first 20 minute session.....a little spooky...but the car handled amazingly well...about 20 seconds off my typical time on a dry rack with Nitto NT-01 tires...I was being pretty cautious...this track has lots of walls to hit through the "S" turns.

Later the sun came out, the track dried, and I got my 20 seconds back! I simply cannot believe what grate tires the Nitto NT-01 tires are, inexpensive, wear like iron and very predictable. What's not to like?
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Old 03-07-2016, 06:47 AM
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Bowled along a very wet and misty A4069 in Mid-Wales a week ago.
Fab . . .!!
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:56 PM
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Jump started the car (took both a hot-box and a jump off my DD at the same time to get it to crank) and let it run till warm. Moved it to the Middle garage bay, jacked it up and took the wheels off. Hoping to swap out the orig suspension for KWv3s soon! Might do rotors and pads as well.

Yes, she is a little dirty.
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:05 PM
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Spent three hours with a heat gun and Goo Gone making ready for a new pair of stainless steel door sills. I might try to tackle the left door tonight.

Don't use a screw driver unless it's wrapped with tape

Goo Gone takes a while, but it's easier on the paint than Goof Off.
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Old 03-07-2016, 05:56 PM
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Took it for a great drive yesterday ! was 60 again this weekend in Minnesota!
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Old 03-08-2016, 12:12 PM
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Took a long country ride with some friends on Saturday.

Please note other portions of the road had many more twisty bits!
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:20 PM
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Installed my Matter roll bar finally!!
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:38 PM
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Added 1/2 quart of Brad Penn to put the level at the middle of the twists and checked tire pressure, running 34 front 38 rear.
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:43 PM
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Wasn't today, but yesterday I hooked up the battery and started the 4S for the first time in 2 or 3 months. That odo is stuck on 149579 for over two years now.........

(Almost can't even imagine putting the car back together after the oh-so comfortable 3K miles on the AZ trip in the 996 Turbo. Laugh all you want, 550HP for the urban highway warfare that is I-5 and I-10 is seductive.)
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