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Forum: 996 Forum
10-16-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Porschetech3

A little tuning company in Opelika Al has...

A little tuning company in Opelika Al has software that can have 4 engine maps, one being a valet mode. It's pricey though at $999 and may not be available for all models, but may be what you...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-15-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Porschetech3

Yes, the green alignment tool fits all 9X7 cars,...

Yes, the green alignment tool fits all 9X7 cars, will also fit 9x6 cars ( the white 9x6 tool is discontinued). I have had white, green, and orange alignment tools and have put them side by side and...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-15-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By Porschetech3

Yes that adaptor fits 996 48x3mm...

Yes that adaptor fits 996 48x3mm...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-12-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Porschetech3

There are no springs in either the shifter or...

There are no springs in either the shifter or cables. The cables and shifter, if correctly installed, should create a simi-solid direct connection to the transmission levers. The spring loaded action...
10-09-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Porschetech3

Yep @!!! Very simular to the one i bought, even...

Yep @!!! Very simular to the one i bought, even comes with the fitting ti install in the oil cap. Drill and tap the oil fill cap to 1/8 NPT and thread in the supplied fitting, then after the test...
10-08-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Porschetech3

Well if you have a manometer, it is a quick test...

Well if you have a manometer, it is a quick test to see if the AOS is bad,A good one should put 5-7 inches of WATER negative pressure on the crankcase. A quick start and test would verify.

Or...
10-08-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Porschetech3

Sounds like you dodged a bullet. You can not see...

Sounds like you dodged a bullet. You can not see the rods from removing the pan. You will have to hope it didn't bend and just fire it up and listen,( and clear the smoke bomb) I have seen it before...
10-07-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Porschetech3

Check scavenge pump drive, and exhaust cam gear...

Check scavenge pump drive, and exhaust cam gear (drive for scavenge pump).
Forum: 996 Forum
10-06-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,416
Posted By Porschetech3

Looking at your graph, the oil pressure is...

Looking at your graph, the oil pressure is running about 3.7-4.0 bar. Using the 10psi per 1k "rule of thumb" this would be safe for 6k RPM. Is that the max this engine was turning?

I would like to...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-06-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Porschetech3

Those pieces look like parts of the timing chain...

Those pieces look like parts of the timing chain rollers. The rounded one for sure, the flat one looks to be the same except flat from possibly going through the scavenge pump. And yes i have seen...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-01-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 465,132
Posted By Porschetech3

I have a 99 Coupe, a 99 Cab, and an 02 986 (with...

I have a 99 Coupe, a 99 Cab, and an 02 986 (with S engine).All very different cars. But the main difference in driving for a tall person is the 986 roof is about 1.50 inch shorter, and the seat will...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-01-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Porschetech3

Glad you found it and it was an inexpensive fix...

Glad you found it and it was an inexpensive fix !!!
Forum: 996 Forum
10-01-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By Porschetech3

+1

+1
Forum: 996 Forum
09-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Porschetech3

I had a case once where the brake light switch...

I had a case once where the brake light switch was faulty/ out of adjustment causing the abs to fault light to come on. Seems the abs expects to see the brake light signal before it sees brake...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-22-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,872
Posted By Porschetech3

The big brown cam seals have been know to pop out...

The big brown cam seals have been know to pop out on the 3.6 engine if the driver lays on the rev limiter too long. There is a positive crankcase pressure that will start to pulse and can become...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-21-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,244
Posted By Porschetech3

Installed an NSK NUP204W cylindrical bearing...

Installed an NSK NUP204W cylindrical bearing similar to the RND cylindrical bearing in my 99 CAB while the trans was out doing a second gear syncro repair.

My 99 COUPE still has the factory dual...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-19-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,219
Posted By Porschetech3

At that price you could buy a roller and two NEW...

At that price you could buy a roller and two NEW short blocks for 16k and be SET !!!!
Forum: 996 Forum
09-18-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By Porschetech3

Nope. Every time I have seen these symptoms after...

Nope. Every time I have seen these symptoms after slave cylinder R&R it has been due to the push rod missing the indentation of the release fork. I have seen the push rod cocked in there in a way...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-17-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By Porschetech3

^^^^ this is my thoughts as well....

^^^^ this is my thoughts as well....
Forum: 996 Forum
09-09-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By Porschetech3

I disagree that the pinion bearing is the main...

I disagree that the pinion bearing is the main failure of G96 gear box , it is second to the second gear pop-out and associated damaged syncro teeth. I have seen WAY more 2nd gear damage than pinion...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-09-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,070
Posted By Porschetech3

There is symmetry in left and right head vent as...

There is symmetry in left and right head vent as for lateral g-force, but for longitudinal g-force the left head will see more G-force due to the cars ability to brake a lot harder than it can...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,070
Posted By Porschetech3

I too run a modified AOS system, I don't trust...

I too run a modified AOS system, I don't trust the factory AOS set-up.

I agree you should check the scavenge pump ( and orientation) and drive tang on the cam gear.

If the scavenge pump checks...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-08-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By Porschetech3

That's correct, the "loose" gear R 1 2, and...

That's correct, the "loose" gear R 1 2, and associated syncro's can be removed with an 8" puller
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The OP has a chipped gear on 1st (large drive teeth) that has probably damaged the "fixed" 1st...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,487
Posted By Porschetech3

Thanks for the technical information and...

Thanks for the technical information and discussion from Motul, Jake, and Lake !! With the advancement in lubrication and metallurgy in combustion engines this kind of info is invaluable. In the last...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 465,132
Posted By Porschetech3

Budget deal..10k price 113k miles clean title. If...

Budget deal..10k price 113k miles clean title. If it checks out could be a budget entry car for someone..https://joplin.craigslist.org/cto/d/porsche-carerra/6689593461.html
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