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Old 09-04-2016, 02:00 PM   #661
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...dealer said he didn't know what happened....
Did they ever say what the issue is/was?
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Old 09-04-2016, 03:22 PM   #662
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Engine replace? All new coolant lines ? Night event- easy to see...
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wanted to +1 witnessing a first hand coolant line failure on a turbo this weekend at thunderhill. the guy lost it in the bowling alley and dumped coolant down the back straight.
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Reminder... Don't be "that guy" get your pipes fixed before going on track. Turbo dumped coolant today. Fortunately, catastrophe avoided.
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Old 03-15-2017, 12:26 PM   #665
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Did anyone sort all the information here by model and year? ...and maybe % of production that failed? Early on, I note that a number of posts were split hoses and leaks other than the survey was looking for.

Just curious. I know it is not a simple task. My computer is too slow to read them all.
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Old 03-15-2017, 09:24 PM   #666
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There is no point to that. They will all fail eventually. The glue fails and the pipes get blown out.

I've seen failures on track of:
996 turbo, 997 turbo, 996 GT3, 997.1 GT3, 997.2 GT3, and a 997.2 GT3RS.

REALLY.
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Old 03-26-2017, 09:10 AM   #667
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Default Pinning Coolant Lines

I have pinned the coolant lines and switched over from coolant to water-wetter on my 2005 GT3. If anyone is local to Central Massachusetts, I would be happy to demonstrate and assist in completing the process I followed. Hopefully we will all be a little safer on the track.
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