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Old 12-05-2012, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by gstahl View Post
I have been working with Porsche for 6 months after my failure with no luck, effectively they told me you were on a track so pound sand (this is a 2010 GT3). Should be interesting to see how this all plays out. Are they going to recall the 3 non-failed center locks and have me buy the parts for the failed one or maybe they will shear the new one to make it match what is on the car now. ;-)

BTW, the best I could get out of Porsche was the senior customer care person and a form letter, I got the FTM's name but they would not allow me to speak/communicate with him after requesting it several times.

Needless to say my faith in Porsche to do the right thing is pretty low mainly because of months of run around and just plain poor customer support (everyone I spoke could never do anything to resolve any issue they simply restated a company line and they effectively refused to make anyone who could make a decision available or have any meaningful discussion).... and now they seem to recalling the exact part which failed. Go figure.
Here's hoping this recall gives you a new avenue to pursue action against PCNA.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:27 PM
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Cool. New parts. And right before Christmas.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:28 PM
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Forgot to ask, does anyone know if any of the documented CL failures been on '11 cars?
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:28 PM
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Originally Posted by sstjohn View Post
Why would it apply to only some 2010 GT3 cars and not others?
Somebody refresh my memory. Were all the failures we have seen reported here 2010's?
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:35 PM
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Thanks Viking. (And the unnamed Rennlsters that provided this information earlier today)

Out of habit, I rarely agree with anyone, but I have to , just have to agree with VR on this one.
LMAO! My man!!!

Hey...while you're up, could ya polish my rear license plate, too?

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Old 12-05-2012, 10:42 PM
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Perhaps, if I ask politely, they will give me the new bearings in kind and credit for the hubs that I had to purchase. I doubt it.

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Old 12-05-2012, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Veloce Raptor View Post
LMAO! My man!!!

Hey...while you're up, could ya polish my rear license plate, too?


Dave, behave yourself please..
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:48 PM
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Dave, behave yourself please..
Hehehe! Why?
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Veloce Raptor View Post
LMAO! My man!!!

Hey...while you're up, could ya polish my rear license plate, too?
What a waste. I didn't know "they" elected a King!
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:05 PM
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Thanks for posting, viking. Much appreciated!
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:26 PM
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I would like to see the new maintenance schedule
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:36 PM
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this is very interesting, and like everyone else I'm very anxious to see what Porsche is doing in this space. But more importantly I have the following questions:

a) why are they doing it?
b) are the 2010's the only one's seeing failures?
c) the maintenance schedule will be a welcome addition
d) do we believe 2011's are less susceptible to the failures this recall seeks to avoid?

I however doubt this will address the ongoing insane and complex wheel swap and subsequent simple 25,657,437 step process for "properly" torquing Porsche Center lock Wheel system.

details will be interestingůbut I still feel this leaves more questions unanswered than answered.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:11 AM
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They are junk
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:35 AM
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Watching Mooty swap CL wheels- I concur. Mike
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:38 AM
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thanks for sharing
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