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Forum: 991
Yesterday, 01:20 AM
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Posted By HenryPcar

Sounds like fun. I might be the exception,...

Sounds like fun. I might be the exception, driving in the rain gives me a rush.
Forum: 991
02-14-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,982
Posted By HenryPcar

It is not a closed system. The brake reservoir...

It is not a closed system. The brake reservoir cap allow air to get in when the fluid level goes down due to wear on the brake pads. Under normal street driving you seldom ever boil the brake fluids...
Forum: 718 Forum
02-14-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,504
Posted By HenryPcar

Would be a good move by Porsche if its true. The...

Would be a good move by Porsche if its true. The GT4 would be a purist's car and leave the 911 platform for those that opt for all the luxury laden features.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-13-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 105,439
Posted By HenryPcar

After reviewing the video, I must say the score...

After reviewing the video, I must say the score pattern on the cylinder is very unusual. The scuff area has 2 distinct patterns on the left and right, and yet the center of the looks in good shape....
Forum: 997 Forum
02-13-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 1,050,788
Posted By HenryPcar

Placebo effect.

Placebo effect.
02-13-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By HenryPcar

Yes, basically "new", but without warranty....

Yes, basically "new", but without warranty. Warranty is generally not a factor for collector status car, but this one is not.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-13-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 105,439
Posted By HenryPcar

At this point all we know is that there is...

At this point all we know is that there is cylinder bore scoring and no tell-tale definitive cause as to how and why it happened. There are speculations on coating peeling off from the cylinder or...
02-12-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By HenryPcar

At that price, why buy used ?

At that price, why buy used ?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,326
Posted By HenryPcar

Agree with you. Even new cars have problems. The...

Agree with you. Even new cars have problems. The difference is that you have warranty. Even than, at times it happens that they cannot fix it and under law would have to replace the car.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-10-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By HenryPcar

You were the driver when it happened. If it...

You were the driver when it happened. If it hydroplanned, wouldn't you have known it ?
Forum: 718 Forum
02-10-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By HenryPcar

VERY NICE. Now if its a flat-6....

VERY NICE. Now if its a flat-6....
Forum: 997 Forum
02-10-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 1,050,788
Posted By HenryPcar

I've never ever heard of the plastic filter...

I've never ever heard of the plastic filter housing broken due to aging or repeated heat-cycles, or any effect of ester oil evaporation that will cause the housing to be defunctional. Yes, over...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-10-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,326
Posted By HenryPcar

Cylinder scoring is not as a result of cylinder...

Cylinder scoring is not as a result of cylinder coating peeling off, but rather as a result of the piston coating flaking and thus scoring the cylinder. It normally happens in cylinder 6. There has...
Forum: 993 Forum
02-09-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By HenryPcar

Yes makes you wonder the rationale of needing to...

Yes makes you wonder the rationale of needing to disable this function.
Forum: 996 Forum
02-09-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By HenryPcar

Agree with you. Also my 997.2's clutch has a...

Agree with you. Also my 997.2's clutch has a recirculating valve. In essence fluid is not self contained and is part of the brake system.
02-09-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By HenryPcar

I would be more proactive in getting Porsche USA...

I would be more proactive in getting Porsche USA involved. No sense in dealing with such incompetent dealer. Firstly a simple oil leak took one month to have it fixed and then NOT fixed correctly....
02-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By HenryPcar

Don't muck around with touchups on scratches,...

Don't muck around with touchups on scratches, especially with metallic paint. Get it repainted if you want to do it once and do it right.
Forum: 991
02-06-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,261
Posted By HenryPcar

Fully agree with you. A lot of videos showing the...

Fully agree with you. A lot of videos showing the Ken Block move with tremendous over-steer. Looks impressive, but hardly the fastest way around a bend. Review some old clips of F1, especially Ayrton...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 56,281
Posted By HenryPcar

BTW, you don't need Porsche's coolant with 300%...

BTW, you don't need Porsche's coolant with 300% markup. They don;t make coolants and I use Zerex G40 which is 100% .
Forum: 996 Forum
02-05-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,858
Posted By HenryPcar

Its an addiction and a lot of folks don't feel...

Its an addiction and a lot of folks don't feel comfortable with money in their pocket. That is the power of the Placebo effect.
Forum: 993 Forum
02-05-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By HenryPcar

There should be a rubber stop that prevents the...

There should be a rubber stop that prevents the clutch pedal fulcrum on any metal to metal contact.
Forum: 996 Forum
02-04-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 56,281
Posted By HenryPcar

I use the uview vacuum tool for both refilling as...

I use the uview vacuum tool for both refilling as well as evacuating coolant. The Uview comes with rubber adaptors to fit onto the coolant bottle perfectly, then I just use the air compressor to...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-04-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,858
Posted By HenryPcar

I think Porsche has already given us 90% of the...

I think Porsche has already given us 90% of the performance in stock form. Additional mods get exponentially expensive on very small performance increase. First and foremost are the brake mods. For...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 105,439
Posted By HenryPcar

Keeping things in perspective, yes as of now...

Keeping things in perspective, yes as of now there is an odd case of 997.2 running into mishaps, but isn't the forum here is where these information are shared ?
I wouldn't shoot the messenger and...
02-03-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By HenryPcar

Only if it works.

Only if it works.
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