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  1. Ahsai
    03-30-2017 05:01 PM
    Ahsai
    Oh no, that's just an optical illusion. No mods to the headlights.
  2. gnochi
    03-30-2017 04:35 PM
    gnochi
    In your profile pic, it looks like you've painted the headlight housing behind the clear plastic. Is that the case, or a trick of the light? If so, what was your experience like getting that done?
  3. Ahsai
    02-27-2017 12:04 AM
    Ahsai
    Hi John, yes, it does. There are two very skinny coolant lines going into the AOS. All 996s are like that. Only the AOS of the Boxsters don't have those coolant ports.
  4. JohnCA58
    02-26-2017 10:55 PM
    JohnCA58
    Ahsai, got a ?, does coolant flow thru my AOS on my 04 C2 ?
  5. Ahsai
    12-28-2016 03:09 AM
    Ahsai
    Yeah, if there was recent work in the engine, I supposed that's possible. I guess just keep an eye on the coolant tank and coolant temp then.
  6. itiosso
    12-28-2016 02:32 AM
    itiosso
    Thanks for the quick reply. I called Porsche that did the PPI and of course they said the technician inspected the expansion tank and found nothing wrong... which I believe highly improbable. I cleaned the majority of that gunk sitting in the coolant tank around the walls and top of reservoir and now there is just a slight layer on the surface.
    Of course anything is possible, but my belief is that given the engine was worked recently, it could have had a problem like this which was fixed and there was some residual dirt in the cooling system. This car has barely been driven in the past few years and perhaps my long trip home to VA from when I picked it up in PA might have moved some stuff around a bit.
    No signs of coolant in oil, oil pressure is good and temperature never goes past the 8 at the 180 mark.
    I am crossing my fingers it might need a coolant flush and a new expansion tank/cap. Worst case scenario in my hopeful world would be a oil cooler replacement.
  7. itiosso
    12-26-2016 10:27 AM
    itiosso
    Hi Ahsai,

    I have been reading some of the numerous threads on intermix/coolant and found out my recent 99 C2 996 purchase is showing symptoms of oil mixed in the coolant, but not the other way around. I had the car inspected by Porsche before the purchase and cant believe they missed this. Really concerned on the implications and would like some guidance if possible.

    THank you very much.
  8. JVannozzi
    12-14-2016 05:14 PM
    JVannozzi
    Ur box full
  9. WONGY
    09-05-2016 03:00 AM
    WONGY
    Ok I've posted to the forum

    Also waiting for news back from the Porsche Dealer
  10. WONGY
    09-03-2016 05:41 AM
    WONGY
    Hey Ahsai

    Update broke down again today! But this time when driving - 20 minutes in car completely stopped all the startup lights on dash on.

    Try restart same one crank then stops. Jump out lock unlock a few times then it works

    But then less than 1km down the road stops again

    I decide tow to Porsche dealer see if they have better computer diagnostics

    This is first time stopped when driving though eventually restarted

    I replaced fuel pump last year and as said immobiliser new ecu repaired

    Weird!

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    2003 996 C2 Coupe, 997 shifter, x74, Porsche sport brake pads, FisterD exhaust, Carnewal 200-cell sport cats, 160F thermostat, Dension Gateway
    2002 996 C2 Coupe, LN 3.8L rebuild engine with tons of engine upgrades

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