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Forum: 997 Forum
09-26-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,210
Posted By matt997

I'll vote full leather simply because my car has...

I'll vote full leather simply because my car has that option. I love the stichings on the door panels, dash and other places. Gives my car a classy feel. I also don't think it's as fragile as some...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-26-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Did a little fall cleaning last week. Pulled...

Did a little fall cleaning last week. Pulled maybe 2 pounds of gravel and sand from behind the rear wheel panels. I don't think they have ever been removed. Was happy to see no rust!
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Forum: 997 Forum
09-26-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By matt997

I've been jacking the rear of the car where the...

I've been jacking the rear of the car where the lower control arm meets the rear subframe. I use a thick piece of rubber between the metals. To achieve this I first jack from the side using a...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-07-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By matt997

I've got BES 997 290 00S2 on my 997.2 S PDK and...

I've got BES 997 290 00S2 on my 997.2 S PDK and it is loud. So loud that I contacted Rhonda about other options (she is awesome and very responsive BTW). I ended up sourcing used OEM parts and...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-01-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,301
Posted By matt997

I've got about 1k miles on MP4S and they are...

I've got about 1k miles on MP4S and they are great and quiet enough for me. I've also ran about 100 laps at mid ohio with these tires and they performed great.
Forum: 997 Forum
07-22-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Very cool, congrats! I've seen this car up close...

Very cool, congrats! I've seen this car up close both standing still and going very fast, looks perfect in either situation!
Forum: 997 Forum
07-12-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By matt997

Good question. I primarily used a dremel with a...

Good question. I primarily used a dremel with a cutoff wheel (maybe 1.5" in diameter) for the top, hard to reach bolt but also used a sawzall blade for that top bolt, it was a combo effort if I...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,417
Posted By matt997

I've got the full FVD sport exhaust on my 997.2 S...

I've got the full FVD sport exhaust on my 997.2 S and it has all kinds of crackles and pops when lifting off the throttle, especially in sport plus. Sounds good... and natural and random. Not...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-12-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By matt997

I'd be really careful using SS hardware on the...

I'd be really careful using SS hardware on the exhaust. Research galling and you'll understand why. I've had relatively new SS bolts lock in place when used on the exhaust. In fact I've had to cut SS...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-03-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 76,823
Posted By matt997

Another option over paint is a wrap. I used flat...

Another option over paint is a wrap. I used flat black 1080 from 3M. Is super easy since the entire trim piece comes off and the center buttons can be removed. Making the wrap an easy effort. Plus...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-03-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By matt997

Where are you located in Ohio? I'm in Dayton. I...

Where are you located in Ohio? I'm in Dayton. I have a full cat back FVD Sport exhaust if you wanna give that a listen. It's loud and raspy. I've grown to live with it. I've swapped OEM back in...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-29-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By matt997

I did my first hpde event last month at mid Ohio....

I did my first hpde event last month at mid Ohio. Since it was my first event I did get track insurance.

I went with RLI, $55k assumed value for $303. $5k deductible. That covered the entire 2...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-29-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Yeah, it's relatively easy to remove, especially...

Yeah, it's relatively easy to remove, especially with a hair dryer. If you heat the vinyl up it's really easy to peel off.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-24-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Thanks and agreed. Seeing the now clean sill...

Thanks and agreed. Seeing the now clean sill made me want to replace the lightly scratched weather stripping right next ti it. It never ends!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-24-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Wife and kids were out of town for a couple days...

Wife and kids were out of town for a couple days so I also got some time to rub on my mistress!
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Forum: 997 Forum
05-24-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Wrapped my driver side door sill as it was very...

Wrapped my driver side door sill as it was very scratched up. I chose wrap over paint because I had extra 3M 1080 M12 Matte Black vinyl laying around and it was an exact match to the existing...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By matt997

I was drawn to the 997 due to it's looks,...

I was drawn to the 997 due to it's looks, performance, NA motor and hydraulic steering. It just felt like the perfect classic sports car with enough tech thrown in to make it comfortable and safe. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-14-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,283
Posted By matt997

Cincinnati Insurance

Cincinnati Insurance
Forum: 997 Forum
05-14-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,283
Posted By matt997

One thing you might look into is defining the car...

One thing you might look into is defining the car as an exhibition vehicle. We did that with our 997.2 C2S. Agreed value of $55k, 6000 miles a year and no rental car coverage (not a concern as this...
05-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,041
Posted By matt997

Add me to the first timer DE club. It did not...

Add me to the first timer DE club. It did not disappoint. Exceeded expectations in every aspect really. Met so many great folks, learned a ton about driving on track and was fortunate enough to...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Thanks and right back at ya! You had the duck...

Thanks and right back at ya! You had the duck tale on your 997 right? I recall being around you on the track and most likely have some footage of you as well. I'll try to get some snippets this...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 1,058,565
Posted By matt997

Also ran my 997.2 at Mid Ohio event this past...

Also ran my 997.2 at Mid Ohio event this past weekend. What an amazing time! Met so many great, like minded folks and learned a ton about high performance driving thanks to an amazing instructor....
04-30-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,486
Posted By matt997

I ran new PS4S this weekend at mid ohio and came...

I ran new PS4S this weekend at mid ohio and came away very impressed. Was a very cold weekend. Rain, sleet on Saturday and temps in the 30s and low 40s. Tires just gripped, even in these colder...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-24-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By matt997

I am experimenting with xpel trac wrap this...

I am experimenting with xpel trac wrap this weekend at mid ohio. Supposed to be a temporary ppf. Easy to install and easy to remove. Will be interesting to see how it holds up to 2 days of track and...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-23-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By matt997

If I was buying new tires and received 'new'...

If I was buying new tires and received 'new' rubber that was over 2 years old I'd push back. I just got new PS4S from Tirerack a couple weeks ago and the fronts we 4117 date code and the rears were...
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