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Forum: 996 Forum
10-16-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By z driver 88t

^^^ This. I've also done mine, starting at...

^^^ This.

I've also done mine, starting at 1000 grit wet sanding and working up to 2500 and they came out pretty nice. Just find out what you used to start (300??, 500??) and work up from there in...
10-10-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By z driver 88t

Well, one fun gimmick to play with would be to...

Well, one fun gimmick to play with would be to program whatever engine sounds you wanted. When I was a kid in the 70s my Dad had air-cooled Porsches (914 and 911). His biggest complaint about my 996...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-08-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By z driver 88t

It will really come down to what you are looking...

It will really come down to what you are looking for. A good friend of mine bought a new (at the time) 2006 Cayman S. To this day it is one of the best overall cars I have ever driven. I have twin...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By z driver 88t

If you purchase and install, please post your...

If you purchase and install, please post your impressions. These are incredibly affordable. I was planning to send my OEM mufflers to Fister, but mine are starting to show a split along the bottom...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-01-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By z driver 88t

I really enjoyed the detail he showed in doing...

I really enjoyed the detail he showed in doing the Renegade mod, for the sole purpose of emphatically demonstrating why I'd never want to do it. I have no issues with originality or drivetrain swaps....
Forum: 996 Forum
09-28-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By z driver 88t

I did mine a couple weeks ago. Mine were a little...

I did mine a couple weeks ago. Mine were a little too far gone to use the Meguiars kit, so I just popped them out and wet sanded them. I started with 1000 then 1500 then 2000 and finished with 2500....
Forum: 996 Forum
09-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,006
Posted By z driver 88t

Update of most recent UOA, for interested...

Update of most recent UOA, for interested parties. I know DT-40 is the current forum favorite. But I'm still liking what I see in the M1 0W-40 for now....
Forum: 928 Forum
09-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By z driver 88t

This was one of my while-you're-at-it items when...

This was one of my while-you're-at-it items when I had my engine out a couple years ago. My old pump was fine, but a 928 mechanic friend of mine convinced me that I never want to do that job with the...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-20-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By z driver 88t

Sean's harnesses are awesome and I guarantee the...

Sean's harnesses are awesome and I guarantee the cars running original harnesses have no idea they are living on borrowed time. Mine looked great from the outside, always kept clean and detailed. As...
09-18-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By z driver 88t

What brand replicas are these? They look great!...

What brand replicas are these? They look great! THe Euromeister Fuchs reps I've seen don't seem to come in the correct off-set.

Update - I saw you posted it. Disregard.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By z driver 88t

John - I'm guessing your mechanic is Carl...

John - I'm guessing your mechanic is Carl Register? He's one of only two factory trained Porsche 928 guys in the Gainesville area. On anything I can't do myself, I generally take to him. The other is...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-17-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By z driver 88t

Thanks Roger. If I had the patience I would have...

Thanks Roger. If I had the patience I would have gotten in touch with you today, but in my weekend frustration of planning to get a project done and being thwarted, I wanted to figure it out and deal...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-17-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By z driver 88t

I've bought two cars out of state, including my...

I've bought two cars out of state, including my 928. I did not see either car in person before the purchase. I first had the owner mail me a CD (this was before the days of DropBox) with a LOT of...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-16-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By z driver 88t

Thanks guys. My car is an 84. Part of the trick...

Thanks guys. My car is an 84. Part of the trick is that in Porsche's infinite wisdom, there are three different part numbers for front brake lines and the part number for 83.5 to 86 has been...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-15-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By z driver 88t

Question - Aftermarket brake hoses...

OK, guys that have installed aftermarket brake hoses, I was starting this project this weekend and noticed that the inboard end of the OEM hose has a flat side to slide into the body-side bracket and...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-14-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By z driver 88t

Totally agree. Lots of good info on oils as well...

Totally agree. Lots of good info on oils as well as tons of VOAs and UOAs to compare. Plenty of knowledgeable folks.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-14-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By z driver 88t

Thanks Ed. Maybe mine was just stuck on from...

Thanks Ed. Maybe mine was just stuck on from being on there for 33 years. It was only $8 to ship the whole box to Rob at Classic 9. So not a big deal if anyone else has that issue.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By z driver 88t

Petza914. Yes, I'm there every year in a bronzit...

Petza914. Yes, I'm there every year in a bronzit (aka gold) 928 or a midnight blue 996 C4. I typically like to take the 928 for that trip. We are also parked in PorschePlatz. We'll be a group of...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-11-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By z driver 88t

Thanks Ed. But no worries. It's all boxed up and...

Thanks Ed. But no worries. It's all boxed up and UPS is already taking it to Rob for delivery on Friday. Hoping to get it back in time for Petit Le Mans in mid-October.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-11-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By z driver 88t

Thanks guys. I have the whole box removed from...

Thanks guys. I have the whole box removed from the car, and I've got those 14 little philips screws out, but the lid is still attached to the box at the hinge. I'll just box it all up and send it to...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-11-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By z driver 88t

How to remove rear console lid?

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Forum: 928 Forum
08-28-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By z driver 88t

I'm sure Roger's are great. I did not know he...

I'm sure Roger's are great. I did not know he carried them at the time and ordered from Porscheshop in UK about 3 years ago. Very nice product at a good price. He also through in an extras "928S" in...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-22-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,463
Posted By z driver 88t

Oh. This is a great post. I've cleaned my front...

Oh. This is a great post. I've cleaned my front drains before but could never clean my back ones because I couldn't figure out how to access them through the sunroof. In 10 years of ownership it...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-06-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By z driver 88t

FWIW when I bought my 928 years almost 10 years...

FWIW when I bought my 928 years almost 10 years ago I had the shop that maintained the car do the PPI. It was a very reputable and well known Porsche independent shop in Raleigh NC. I was coming from...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-02-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By z driver 88t

Mine used to rattle when partially open. I...

Mine used to rattle when partially open. I replaced those guides and it tightened everything up nicely. Order some extra black and white door panel snaps. At least a couple will break with you pop...
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