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Forum: 996 Forum
03-01-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By JJ_W

When my car would not start (2002 tip), I thought...

When my car would not start (2002 tip), I thought i could hear the pump priming and ruled it out. But in fact, the sound was coming from something else (maybe PSM, I'm not sure) and indeed the pump...
Forum: 996 Forum
03-01-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By JJ_W

Another benefit of removing the bumper for...

Another benefit of removing the bumper for mufflers install is that you can easily get to the exhaust tips clamps. With the bumper on, it is very difficult to get any tools in between the exhaust...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-27-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,229
Posted By JJ_W

I have a .2 and I am in M mode 90% of the time. ...

I have a .2 and I am in M mode 90% of the time. I find that in D mode, the car feels sluggish as it is always in a higher gear. So in M mode I drive and shift as if it was a manual car to keep the...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-25-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By JJ_W

If you jack up the car high enough, you can do it...

If you jack up the car high enough, you can do it with the bumper and wheels on. You will need to use some force to flex the bumper a little bit to let the mufflers slide in/out. Remember to...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-12-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,121
Posted By JJ_W

Unlikely it will work without any codes. As...

Unlikely it will work without any codes.
As previous posts have stated, you will get ABS and PSM codes and error lights on your dash and both will be non-functional. These errors will come up as...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-11-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By JJ_W

Rennline Engine Mount 95A mini review

While I was doing my spark plugs last month I saw that my engine mounts were in pretty bad shape. So after a little bit of research, I went and ordered a set of Rennline semi-solid tunable enigne...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-29-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By JJ_W

Powerflex Transmission Mount Black Insert Installed

Just installed the Powerflex black insert into my transmission bushing. My car is a 2002 996.2 tiptronic.
Straight forward install overall, except for the two bolts that go through the bushings...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-24-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By JJ_W

Do the ABS and PSM lights come on at start up? ...

Do the ABS and PSM lights come on at start up? Or do they come on once you get pass 30mph?
Get a Porsche specific OBD scanner to see what Porsche codes it is throwing.
Forum: 996 Forum
01-14-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By JJ_W

I have the NT520pro and cannot find that option...

I have the NT520pro and cannot find that option for my 996.2. There are plenty of active tests available, but no coding, no PSM/ABS bleeding, no over-rev counts information.
Forum: 996 Forum
01-10-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,283
Posted By JJ_W

Those Carrera II wheels are great. Had them on...

Those Carrera II wheels are great. Had them on my car for a while, very light weight. Much lighter than the set of 18" 3pc Work wheels I have now.
Forum: 996 Forum
01-10-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By JJ_W

I have the NT520 pro with the Porsche software. ...

I have the NT520 pro with the Porsche software. It reads Porsche specific codes and can clear them. Also it can do "active tests" on the car such as turning on engine compartment fans and testing...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-09-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By JJ_W

Thanks for the detailed reply! I guess it is a...

Thanks for the detailed reply! I guess it is a good idea to lower the whole engine with the trans after all.
Forum: 996 Forum
01-09-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By JJ_W

996.2 C4 MB tiptronic trans removal

Hi guys,

I have been doing some research on removal of the gearbox from the car. It is a 2002 996.2 C4 with the later MB tiptronic. What I have gathered is that the MB gearbox cannot be removed...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-26-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,121
Posted By JJ_W

Hi guys, I have just finished this 27mm...

Hi guys,

I have just finished this 27mm brake master cylinder mod on my 2002 C4 with PSM. The PSM/ABS error trips once the car passes 50kph/30mph with the 4460 code.
Following suggestions found...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-08-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By JJ_W

My wheels are F18x8 +47, R18x10 +60 (3mm and 5mm...

My wheels are F18x8 +47, R18x10 +60 (3mm and 5mm more poke than stock 18" 5-spoke).
I have ECS F8mm R12mm spacers and their long studs, which gets the wheels quite close to GT3 fitment.
Bilstein...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-12-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By JJ_W

The plenum kit is a "Spyder Performance" brand...

The plenum kit is a "Spyder Performance" brand off of ebay. There are not many kits around so if you do a search on ebay you will see it.
Forum: 996 Forum
10-12-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By JJ_W

They are Work Wheels from Japan, Brombacher/...

They are Work Wheels from Japan, Brombacher/ VS/XX in step-lip configuration. F18x8 +47, R18x10 +60. I bought them in silver then painted them satin black.
And yes, that's an airbox off of a 997...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-11-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By JJ_W

997 GT3 82mm Throttle Body Upgrade and Review

Installed the 997 GT3 82mm throttle body in my 3.6L tiptronic (original size is 74mm I believe).

Overall installation took longer than I anticipated as everything was tight. The silicone air pipe...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,057
Posted By JJ_W

Yes! I have corrected the captions, thanks!

Yes! I have corrected the captions, thanks!
Forum: 996 Forum
08-23-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,057
Posted By JJ_W

Yea I have done it on my 3.6 996. Everything...

Yea I have done it on my 3.6 996.

Everything fits except for the air funnel, so I used the original one. Like others have said, if you relocate the SAI pump then the whole thing should drop it. To...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-01-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By JJ_W

Yes, you are right about the proper setting over...

Yes, you are right about the proper setting over a certain range of ride height, I have also stated this in my original post. Personally I was curious, and probably so are many owners who might be...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By JJ_W

The front rubs the inner guards in full lock, but...

The front rubs the inner guards in full lock, but normal driving there is no rub. The rears do not rub anything.

Wheels are 18x8 +47 225/40 fronts, 18x10 +60 285/30 rears.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By JJ_W

Bilstein PSS10 lowest height for reference

I've read that the PSS10 has it's optimal performance only over a narrow range of height setting. And that it doesn't lower the car much compared with other options. I haven't seen many photos of how...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-17-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By JJ_W

My fuel pump went out the same way. Couldn't...

My fuel pump went out the same way. Couldn't start the car after a fill up at the gas station. Easy fix!
Forum: 996 Forum
05-31-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By JJ_W

Problem solved! We replaced the whole fuel pump...

Problem solved! We replaced the whole fuel pump and fuel sender assembly. Turned the key, let the pump prime the fuel lines, and it started right up. Let the car idle a couple of minutes, went out...
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