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Forum: 996 Forum
01-30-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,892
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Is there any listing of production numbers by...

Is there any listing of production numbers by options? Specifically, I'm wondering how many factory Aero's there were in 1999? (and if possible, I'd love to drill down even further based on my very...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-07-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,571
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Who doesn't love a good factory taco? Especially...

Who doesn't love a good factory taco? Especially with the Sport suspension, LSD, Porsche ordered BBS rims, Sport seats... :thumbup:

...
Forum: 996 Forum
12-28-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I was also reading that recent LN Tech piece and...

I was also reading that recent LN Tech piece and thinking the same thing about running it "one bar above minimum fill level which allows for expansion of engine oil once it reaches operating etmp for...
Forum: 996 Forum
12-17-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Yes, they (I meant water pump) fail. It's a...

Yes, they (I meant water pump) fail. It's a maintenance item. The plastic blades can crack and be circulated throughout the engine. There's a service interval, something like x years and 60k miles, I...
Forum: 996 Forum
12-14-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I think that's for 996.2, not 996.1

I think that's for 996.2, not 996.1
Forum: 996 Forum
12-14-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

My thought on the expansion take as preventive,...

My thought on the expansion take as preventive, based on my experience, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's probably contrary to most stuff/people here, I know, but my original tank was working...
Forum: 996 Forum
12-12-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

No, that's from one of the hoses or clamps...

No, that's from one of the hoses or clamps leaking while under pressure (ie, higher RPM) and then spraying. I had a factory clamp fatigue on me and it caused that. If the tank over flows via the cap,...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-30-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 148,140
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Yea, it's a crazy car. Loving it so far. Is...

Yea, it's a crazy car. Loving it so far.

Is that your Capri in the signature? I LOVE those! My father had one as a kid. They make good platforms for small block V8 swaps ;-)
Forum: 996 Forum
11-29-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 148,140
Posted By AdamIsAdam

based on the info various experts put out, the...

based on the info various experts put out, the answer is this: as long as you drive it at least 20 minutes, and thoroughly warm it up each time you drive it, then you're not at higher risk of failure...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-28-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 148,140
Posted By AdamIsAdam

It's not a consensus, it's LN Engineering gospel:

It's not a consensus, it's LN Engineering gospel:
Forum: 996 Forum
11-20-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 269,479
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I'd love to hear about your directives on that. ...

I'd love to hear about your directives on that.

Ford Performance engineers said up to a quart every 800 miles while on the track, or more, is normal. I seem to recall my 996 manual also making...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-19-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 269,479
Posted By AdamIsAdam

No! It just makes me wish I paid more attention...

No! It just makes me wish I paid more attention in high school. ;-) lol

Seriously, I do believe I understand the general idea.

On a related note, the Shelby GT350 Voodoo engines are...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-19-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 269,479
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Can you explain this to us non-engineers? Is it...

Can you explain this to us non-engineers? Is it because at higher speeds the parts start to float a bit? Maybe centrifugal force kicks in? Just curious.
Forum: 996 Forum
11-19-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 269,479
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Actually, according to Jake Raby's video on PCA...

Actually, according to Jake Raby's video on PCA and his site, that's the opposite. He said lugging these motors around at low RPM's put more stress on the IMS. He goes on to compare driving styles...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-17-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

The cap doesn't turn past right any more. It only...

The cap doesn't turn past right any more. It only did that when it was over filled and not to allow fluid to escape. Both my original OEM cap and two new replacements (one OEM brand, one genuine...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-15-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

AHHHH! Thanks for that info.

AHHHH! Thanks for that info.
Forum: 996 Forum
11-15-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

$190?!!! For a Porsche brand 996 tank? Wow is...

$190?!!! For a Porsche brand 996 tank? Wow is that cheap!
Forum: 996 Forum
11-15-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I was thinking that myself. But seems odd that...

I was thinking that myself. But seems odd that the same vendor/manufacturer would make two different expansion tanks, with different specs, for the same car. On the other hand, maybe there's a...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-15-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I realized I never circled back here with info...

I realized I never circled back here with info that may be helpful for others in the future regarding replacement expansion tanks...

I had mine done when the AOS was replaced as preventative...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-24-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Old thread, but does anyone have this TSB for me...

Old thread, but does anyone have this TSB for me to check on my car?

TIA
Forum: 996 Forum
08-01-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,400
Posted By AdamIsAdam

It's actually got the factory sport, lowered...

It's actually got the factory sport, lowered suspension.
Forum: 996 Forum
08-01-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,400
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Thanks! Yes, I agree about the sticker and carbon...

Thanks! Yes, I agree about the sticker and carbon fiber weight trade off.Lol

It's Boxster Red, although it looks more terracotta. It has really grown on me.
...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-31-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,400
Posted By AdamIsAdam

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/2000x1000/20180731_184120_582d80328d5a56d24012870cbf2061e41983163d.jpg...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,400
Posted By AdamIsAdam

Sure thing. I'll post tomorrow when I get home....

Sure thing. I'll post tomorrow when I get home. oddly enough, I don't have a pic handy, which like I said, is odd for me! lol
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,400
Posted By AdamIsAdam

I bought the decals. Went on easily enough,...

I bought the decals. Went on easily enough, although I struggled to find just the right position. But for the 2 minutes and a few dollars invested, it's excellent. And from anything further than 12"...
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