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Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By deilenberger

I think you missed: CTT = Cayenne Twin Turbo.....

I think you missed:
CTT = Cayenne Twin Turbo.. his previous car was a Cayenne turbo - which undoubtedly came with the 8-speed Asian box like they all do (ain't no ZF's in Cayennes..)

BTW - sport...
Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By deilenberger

Looks good and welcome to the forum! Just...

Looks good and welcome to the forum!

Just out of curiosity - what country are you in?
Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By deilenberger

Probably missing. Could be a prior battery change...

Probably missing. Could be a prior battery change made it disappear.
Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By deilenberger

Hi - welcome to the forum. You've posted this in...

Hi - welcome to the forum. You've posted this in the 955/957 forum. You own a 958. I'm moving it over to the correct forum in the hope someone has an answer for you. Seems quite odd since the first...
09-20-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By deilenberger

The exterior temperature sensor is behind the...

The exterior temperature sensor is behind the bumper. They either disconnected it or broke it. The HVAC system won't provide AC when it thinks the exterior temperature is too low - and 31F is way too...
09-20-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By deilenberger

This would also require the HVAC set to...

This would also require the HVAC set to recirculation mode. The amount of fresh air taken in by the HVAC when it's in open mode is more than enough to push out any gas from a battery.. unless the...
09-20-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By deilenberger

The vent tube connects to the outside world.. at...

The vent tube connects to the outside world.. at least on the 958. I'd assume the same on the 955/957 - every other German car I've ever owned has been that way.. (and that's a lot of German cars.)...
09-20-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By deilenberger

I'm surprised there are no codes stored. You...

I'm surprised there are no codes stored. You mentioned monitoring misfires - in a perfect world there are no misfires. I guess even on a perfect engine there might be a few out of the millions of...
09-20-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,579
Posted By deilenberger

Great questions - am still hoping for a detailed...

Great questions - am still hoping for a detailed writeup.. (hint!)
09-19-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By deilenberger

No. If the pipes went bad and leaked - the...

No. If the pipes went bad and leaked - the starter is on borrowed time. The antifreeze Porsche uses dries into an abrasive crud that will eventually destroy the starter. Then you get to pay for...
09-19-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By deilenberger

It appears the "C" variant is the latest one from...

It appears the "C" variant is the latest one from Porsche - that's available for around $150-160 from numerous sources found via Google.. just search on "Porsche 1K0-951-605-C"
09-18-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By deilenberger

Sid hasn't been back on the forum since he made...

Sid hasn't been back on the forum since he made his single post above. Go figure.
09-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By deilenberger

Tony, Glad to hear it might have helped! ...

Tony,

Glad to hear it might have helped! And thanks for posting the update - that's what makes the forum valuable - if a diagnosis is offered - knowing it worked means others can use that...
09-18-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By deilenberger

The cam timing tools are a bar like device that...

The cam timing tools are a bar like device that fits across the camshafts and has notches that drop down onto a non-square protrusion on the camshafts - locking them to each other. There is also a...
09-18-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By deilenberger

Interesting - this topic came up on another email...

Interesting - this topic came up on another email list I'm on, and the following was revealed:



The article in the link is rather fun in a Jalopnik sort of way.

Another article from Jalopnik...
09-18-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By deilenberger

There are several clues in the ad: "Brand:...

There are several clues in the ad:

"Brand: Unbranded"

"Similar wheels sell for $8500 at the Porsche Dealer"

And: "Please be advised that many brands and designs are from direct supplier and...
09-17-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By deilenberger

You might check the website - they have a FAQ... ...

You might check the website - they have a FAQ...

mastertvtech - which ones did you use. They seem to have 5 different models now. I'm thinking of using silver to protect the edges of my 958...
09-17-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By deilenberger

This is a V6 - no cooling tubes or T fitting...

This is a V6 - no cooling tubes or T fitting problems that I've heard of..
09-17-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,243
Posted By deilenberger

Just came across this on Craig's List - looks...

Just came across this on Craig's List - looks nice - but no real knowledge of the car or the dealer: https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/ctd/d/2011-porsche-cayenne-turbo/6700120154.html - 2011...
09-17-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By deilenberger

Sounds normal to me. One point that you have to...

Sounds normal to me. One point that you have to understand - the dash gauge doesn't reflect what the actual temperature is. Porsche designs that gauge so it pretty much sits in the center over a wide...
09-17-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By deilenberger

I can answer a few: 1. Normal. German law...

I can answer a few:

1. Normal. German law requires that no speedometer ever indicate less than actual speed - so BMW and Porsche tend to err on the side of more than actual speed. It's a fixed MPH...
09-17-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By deilenberger

I believe a reversing camera is now required on...

I believe a reversing camera is now required on all new vehicles sold in the US so what your SA told you is likely true..
09-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By deilenberger

I don't know if there is one. Since you have a...

I don't know if there is one. Since you have a body shop - it wouldn't be difficult for a body shop (I'm not suggesting you do this) to cut a piece of steel and drill two holes in it would it? I'd...
09-16-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By deilenberger

Late last fall I drove from NJ to California and...

Late last fall I drove from NJ to California and back at the end of January. It was starting to threaten snow in NJ - and we actually went on a southern route out to avoid snow in the midwest. I put...
09-16-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,626
Posted By deilenberger

Do you think you can smooth talk the dealer into...

Do you think you can smooth talk the dealer into giving you the PN of the "Ford Friction Modifier"? They make a few types and googling it comes up with multitudes of possibilities. Tell him it's...
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