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Forum: 996 Forum
02-22-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By dporto

The OP mentions that he already got the H&R...

The OP mentions that he already got the H&R street performance coilovers - approx $2k right there. Even using 3rd party parts it'll be pretty easy to get to $5k if you start replacing things willy...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-22-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By dporto

I think Charles Navarro recently mentioned that...

I think Charles Navarro recently mentioned that they have a "tool lending program" if you buy the bearing from them...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By dporto

Beautiful wheels! While I’m sure they’re worth...

Beautiful wheels! While I’m sure they’re worth every penny, I would never go for $6k for wheels on a $15 car...just sayin’ :cool:
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By dporto

I think mine is like that too... my’99

I think mine is like that too... my’99
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By dporto

^^Those are the “all weather mats”, not the laser...

^^Those are the “all weather mats”, not the laser scanned, form fitting ones. Had the “real” (sorry, lack of a better word😉) ones been available I probably would have gotten them... in any case I’m...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

Yup - that's what I said ;) I put it off for 3...

Yup - that's what I said ;) I put it off for 3 years while I've been doing "more important things"... Thought it was about time...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By dporto

I just put these https://www.cocomats.com/coco/...

I just put these https://www.cocomats.com/coco/ in my car - I would haver loved the Weather-tech's but they're not available... The coco-mats are a little pricey but super nice!
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

I got the vice grips on them last night. Tough,...

I got the vice grips on them last night. Tough, but they came off. What I couldn’t get out was the old rusted cable end that had broken off at the rear right wheel. I had to cut it off with the...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By dporto

^^That's^^ easily a $10k bill right there...While...

^^That's^^ easily a $10k bill right there...While it's certainly possible that all those things will "need" to be done at some point. I highly doubt that they have to be done at the same time. My...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By dporto

Suspension is a slippery slope! At the very least...

Suspension is a slippery slope! At the very least you need to check the top mounts for cracking/tearing in the rubber - replace if necessary. The sketchy thing (not sketchy for ride quality😉) about...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By dporto

^^ That's strange... Mine does have stop "arms"...

^^ That's strange... Mine does have stop "arms" that fold out and jam against the bottom frame - from memory they hold the table at about 2/3rds of max height... I learned to use these after the...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By dporto

Well, it was $100...! :thumbsup: At the time, I...

Well, it was $100...! :thumbsup: At the time, I was trying to be "responsible" as I was already in about $4k in parts and about $1.5 in tools. In hindsight, I certainly should have spent the extra...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

^^That's perfect^^ Thanks Kris - sort of what I...

^^That's perfect^^ Thanks Kris - sort of what I thought (though I was worried they might be threaded - figured I'd just wait 'til I got the new ones). I put some channel locks on them last night, but...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

I've got 101 projects...nuffin! These things are...

I've got 101 projects...nuffin! These things are always obvious in retrospect - I was just hoping to have some reference before hand so I don't go and break something...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By dporto

I bought and used the first Ebay kit you show...

I bought and used the first Ebay kit you show (blue box). The only caveat was that the cam timing tool was put together backwards so it didn't work as shipped. Once I flipped the end around it was...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By dporto

"I got the 1,000 lb capacity lift table from...

"I got the 1,000 lb capacity lift table from harborfreight. Works like a charm."

I cheaped out and bought the 500lb capacity table (I figured it would be ok with a motor rated at approx 460)....
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

^^Yeah^^ - difficult not to once everything is...

^^Yeah^^ - difficult not to once everything is apart... I guess once I get the new cables it should be obvious how everything comes apart and goes back together. ** I haven't been able to find any...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-19-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By dporto

Has anyone here replaced E-Brake cables?

My right rear E/Parking brake cable has broken off at the short tube that goes into the back of the mounting plate. It rusted right at the steel end where the cable enters the aluminum tube. The...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-19-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By dporto

I know someone who has a '99 cabrio with around...

I know someone who has a '99 cabrio with around 6,800 miles on it. It gets driven very rarely, gets serviced even more rarely, has sat outside for long periods of time, has sat inside for long...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-16-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By dporto

CEL gone? Stock mufflers? It certainly doesn't...

CEL gone? Stock mufflers? It certainly doesn't sound stock - it's tough to say if they sound "different"? Different than what? Maybe you should have done a "before & after" recording...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-16-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By dporto

Drive it as much as you can, and change the oil...

Drive it as much as you can, and change the oil every 4k miles until you do the clutch change. If it turns out to be the big bearing you count your blessings. If not, you decide which replacement...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-16-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By dporto

Judging by your research, it seems you're looking...

Judging by your research, it seems you're looking for validation of your theories. Unfortunately, while your deductions seem plausible the chances of getting anything definitive are slim - good luck
Forum: 996 Forum
02-16-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By dporto

"Quote: Originally Posted by Slakker...

"Quote:
Originally Posted by Slakker https://rennlist.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://rennlist.com/forums/996-forum/1049718-rotors-pads-question-post14805150.html#post14805150)
If...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-13-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By dporto

Got it! Sort of what I figured :thumbup:

Got it! Sort of what I figured :thumbup:
Forum: 996 Forum
02-13-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By dporto

I know that hose well... While I had my engine...

I know that hose well... While I had my engine out last year, I replaced it fearing exactly what happened to you. I kept the original one, as it wasn't leaking, but I doubt I'll ever need it unless I...
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