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Forum: 997 Forum
Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 343
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I give my car names of the moment, as needed. ...

I give my car names of the moment, as needed. Most I can't write here.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Bruce In Philly

2009 C2S 127K miles Mine. Read about it...

2009 C2S 127K miles

Mine.

Read about it here: https://rennlist.com/forums/997-forum/1079299-radical-oil-change-cold-and-9-quarts.html

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
09-19-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I would not do it. I doubt it will help the sale...

I would not do it. I doubt it will help the sale and I never trusted what was done prior.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
09-19-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Yup, same for me.... I just measure what I take...

Yup, same for me.... I just measure what I take out and put the same or a bit less in. Seems to take a few readings to "stabilize: whatever that is.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
09-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Just go get a balance and alignment from a good...

Just go get a balance and alignment from a good speed shop. They get it and can give you good advice. "Start Fresh" with you new car. Most Porsche owners are clueless posers .... the car can be all...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-16-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I follow general rules of thumb, and then...

I follow general rules of thumb, and then automagically, these kinds of problems just don't occur.

If you are not going to drive your car much, then get a battery tender like the Ctek and keep it...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-15-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I was thinking the same thing.... but bleach...

I was thinking the same thing.... but bleach kills and kills fast.... within seconds.... no need to let it sit in there. Bleach will destroy plastic and rubber nearly as quick as bacteria or mold. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-15-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I have the multi function wheel, no sport chrono...

I have the multi function wheel, no sport chrono , and MT
peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
09-15-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I am not surprised at this. Apparently, Porsche...

I am not surprised at this. Apparently, Porsche does not train techs to use the software in this detail. When I purchased my car, I went to the dealership and asked them to code for auto door...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Call up a dealership..... any car dealership, and...

Call up a dealership..... any car dealership, and ask them who they use. There is a cottage industry out there of folks doing this for dealerships... like leather repair.

I have a friend who used...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-11-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Bruce In Philly

2009 C2S 127K miles Honestly, while I don;t...

2009 C2S 127K miles

Honestly, while I don;t like paying for failed pumps, they do fail. You do own the car...... Despite some comments here, you need to just pay up. I honestly don't believe...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-11-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Wow, that is clever!!!! I will give that a try...

Wow, that is clever!!!! I will give that a try next time I wash the car... maybe this weekend if no rain.

If not, maybe I can snake my air hose in there too somehow..... I have to check local laws...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Water drip from dome light..... sheesh....

2009 C2S 127K miles

This is a problem I thought I fixed. It is very intermittent. The water drips from the dome light down onto the shifter boot.... no stains or marks.

I have figured out that...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-10-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Ignition firing problems will most likely throw a...

Ignition firing problems will most likely throw a code and dash light... it did this when my coils went on my Boxster. My vote is the A/C or something other bearing/wheel on the serpentine belts.
...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-10-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Bottle opener, antacids, ibuprofin, Claritin,...

Bottle opener, antacids, ibuprofin, Claritin, band aids, goofy chunk of plastic thingy I can't identify, stack of Starbucks napkins, Queen Night at the Opera 5.1 DVD, memories of old girlfriends.
...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-10-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I go to an established wheel expert in Wilmington...

I go to an established wheel expert in Wilmington DE. Big enthusiast shop and they do rim work for dealerships.

I don't know the specs but a good shop will. I believe the can fix just about...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Bruce In Philly

2009 C2s Pretty much nothing. The only...

2009 C2s

Pretty much nothing. The only thing I know of is the "comfort windows".... where you hold down your unlock button on your key and the windows will drop. I know they can do it because I...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Could it have been a wheel bearing? If so, it...

Could it have been a wheel bearing? If so, it will start making noise at lower speeds as it fails.

For wind noise..... take some painter's tape and put strips of it in suspect places.... go for a...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-08-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Hmmmmm..... let's see now... hmmmm.... ...

Hmmmmm..... let's see now... hmmmm....

Envy... jealousy.... desire....... covetousness ....

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Forum: 997 Forum
09-07-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Yep! You will recognize me.... I will be driving...

Yep! You will recognize me.... I will be driving a red sports car!

If you buy a ticket online, select the "MotorSport Park" which is the special parking where they have Porsche zone etc....
...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-07-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Bump

Bump
Forum: 997 Forum
09-05-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I don't believe they have a discrete resistor...

I don't believe they have a discrete resistor like say my 2000 Boxster S did. Yes, that resistor will stop functioning.

For the 997.2, it is a control unit 997 618 436 03. I believe it is the same...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-05-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Bruce In Philly

Anyone using an Odyssey battery? Life expectancy?...

Anyone using an Odyssey battery? Life expectancy?

I occasionally ask this question..... I usually use Autozone Duralast Golds for my cars... the Odyssey is about $60--$70 more than the Duralast....
Forum: 997 Forum
09-04-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,767
Posted By Bruce In Philly

I have heard this before... for those incorrectly...

I have heard this before... for those incorrectly using stats, I would be the "lucky penny". The problem with this is it assumes there is no more information available and that all engines are equal....
Forum: 997 Forum
09-04-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By Bruce In Philly

My 997.2 did that for a while. I was going to...

My 997.2 did that for a while. I was going to replace the sensor but it stopped behaving badly. I don't know why. Anywho, now I measure what comes out, and put that amount in... maybe a bit more...
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