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Old 04-12-2017, 10:43 AM
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Thank you both for your advice and insight.
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Old 04-12-2017, 11:31 AM
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EMC2, thanks for the awesome write-up.

Macster, thanks for the detailed symptom description.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by BHMav8r View Post
My knuckles, patience and wallet greatly appreciate this. Thank you for posting!
Originally Posted by MaddMike View Post
Very nice! Thanks.
Originally Posted by mreloc View Post
Wonderful DIY guide. Thank you!
Originally Posted by nulee View Post
Just want to say thank you.......
Awesome instruction and great illustrated pictures!!!

you inspired me to do the same and give back the this communties...

Originally Posted by orange260z View Post
Great write up! Takes a lot of the mystery (and trepidation) out of this project.

Originally Posted by Iceter View Post
EMC2, thanks for the awesome write-up.

Macster, thanks for the detailed symptom description.
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Thank you both for your advice and insight.
You're very welcome guys. I've benefitted a lot from many great DIY's on this forum, so it's nice to be able to contribute also.

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did you notice any idle change, or cold start differences?
I "think" there was a change in both (seemed a little smoother) but I am always hyper aware of the potential for placebo effect. So for me it is more about having a revised part which hopefully means improvements were made from the original, and one which should last for many years.

Regarding the part revision; I still suspect the new part may be designed to operate at higher vacuum, but this is yet to be proven (see thread here - https://rennlist.com/forums/997-foru...-resource.html
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I have a 2009 C2, PDK, Sports Chrono with 20K miles that I bought 2 years ago with ~14K miles.

I've read all the horror stories about AOS failures (specially 997.1's) and seek your advice as to the wisdom/need/propensity/peace-of-mind that my changing it would bring.
I think Master provided some great insight in his post. I also think the membrane like any similar part will lose it's properties (particularly flexibility) over time and not just based on miles. If you don't mind a bit of DIY, this is a great project for a rainy afternoon or evening, and a very cheap update.
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Old 07-23-2017, 12:41 PM
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Anyone know where to pick up an AOS(air oil separator) for 997.2 (2009 Carrera2) besides the dealer?
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