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Forum: 996 Forum
10-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Gptoyz

While you are at it replace all those stupid...

While you are at it replace all those stupid spring clamps with worm clamps

There's also this little plastic coolant pipe bracket that may crumble bits might as well replace it. After I bought...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-14-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By Gptoyz

If you are having someone else do the work; the...

If you are having someone else do the work; the cost of labor is probably more expensive than replacing the whole part, so I would go with replacing the whole structure. As far as uro vs lem, meyle...
08-14-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Gptoyz

Well any crush washer is better than their...

Well any crush washer is better than their current design.

As far as a dumb monkey using Herculean strength to tighten a drain bolt - that's absurd - especially for a porsche and in particular at...
08-14-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Gptoyz

oil drain plug woes - how many of you have had this issue?

What's up with the drain plugs on these cars? This is the second time (1x it was a pelican drain plug, 1x from the dealer drain plug) that plus wouldn't seal perfectly and caused an oil leak

I...
08-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gptoyz

I noticed that after the diesel recall fixes on...

I noticed that after the diesel recall fixes on our CDs (we have 2) that they did behave a little turbo laggier

do you leave the sport off? with the sport button on it's a bit more responsive
...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-14-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By Gptoyz

If your control arms in good shape - the car...

If your control arms in good shape - the car handle so much better with the right arrangement of powerflex and spherical bushings - rubber sucks unless you like that floaty vague feeling

if you...
08-13-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By Gptoyz

Promount tow hook license plate holder

Used on 997 but also fit my 958 Cayenne

$100
Forum: 996 Forum
08-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Gptoyz

went through the manual and tried adjusting the...

went through the manual and tried adjusting the worm screw on the bad side - it seems that the nut just spins, when the motor engages worm screw
Forum: 996 Forum
08-03-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,524
Posted By Gptoyz

Call me crazy but having driven the turbo (997.2)...

Call me crazy but having driven the turbo (997.2) - I was disappointed - don't meet your heroes. The gt3 is a much more rewarding experience
Forum: 996 Forum
08-02-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,524
Posted By Gptoyz

Have you considered a Cayman manual? If you...

Have you considered a Cayman manual?

If you don't need to drive your Porsche in in-climate weather, I see no point in a C4. It's only going to handle worse and be slower than a C2 at everything,...
08-02-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,513
Posted By Gptoyz

bump

bump
Forum: 996 Forum
08-01-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By Gptoyz

make sure it's not the over flow line, the over...

make sure it's not the over flow line, the over flow line dumps just to the right of the muffler
Forum: 996 Forum
07-31-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Gptoyz

thanks guys i have put it in service mode...

thanks guys

i have put it in service mode before but I can't see anything overly broken

I tried swapping the springs, i had hoped that the weak left side spring force in relation to the right...
07-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By Gptoyz

Assuming the options in the car are equal - in...

Assuming the options in the car are equal - in other words the relative weight of the car is equal it would come down to the following possibilities:
- tire choice - it's the only performance/safety...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-28-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Gptoyz

cabriolet top advice on troubleshooting

So the right side flap is the one preventing the top from being fully automated. I frequently have to help it into position. Any tips out there for where I should start my trouble shooting?
Forum: 996 Forum
07-28-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By Gptoyz

For the longest time I wanted to hate the 996...

For the longest time I wanted to hate the 996 like most others. But my friend recently inherited a 996 Tip Cabriolet. This has to be the second, least desirable porsche, a C4 tip cab being probably...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-25-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By Gptoyz

siri and phone calls work it uses the...

siri and phone calls work

it uses the phone's microphone
Forum: 996 Forum
07-25-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By Gptoyz

I DIY'd my friends bluetooth for his 996: ...

I DIY'd my friends bluetooth for his 996:

Here's what I used:...
07-25-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Gptoyz

The compound maybe different on a Porsche - which...

The compound maybe different on a Porsche - which is why I would not check against an Audi or a touareg.

My sister's diesel, if she changes the pads right now; she can avoid a rotor and sensor...
07-25-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Gptoyz

Wow really the factory pad said akebono?!!!?...

Wow really the factory pad said akebono?!!!? Crazy that would be very cheap to replace
07-24-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Gptoyz

factory brake pad supplier for 958.2 cayenne diesel

on the Cayenne Diesel, not PCCB, is textar or TRW the factory brake pad supplier?
07-24-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gptoyz

well it's turbocharged, the cooler the ambient...

well it's turbocharged, the cooler the ambient air temperature, the denser the compressed air. The coolant temperature will also be hotter, oil temperature will also be hotter - so yes, the cooler...
07-24-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,406
Posted By Gptoyz

2011 BMW 1M Alpine White

Clean title
No Accidents
51500 Miles
Injectors replaced in April under warranty
Rarer model without Navi
Entire Front end has clear-bra, fenders, hood, bumper
Has Ceramic Pro coating
All...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-11-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Gptoyz

I recently helped my friend paint correct his...

I recently helped my friend paint correct his inherited 996.
Here are the steps I used:
Chemical decontamination with fallout remover - you cannot imagine how much iron particles are all over your...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-27-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,888
Posted By Gptoyz

For street people, all of these rotors will make...

For street people, all of these rotors will make absolutely 0 difference, the only difference between them is how much lighter your wallet will be.

IF you were driving the car on the track, then...
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