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Forum: 996 Forum
10-23-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By 993James993

I'm pretty sure that Wheel Dynamics offers a...

I'm pretty sure that Wheel Dynamics offers a quality, certified aftermarket version of the GT3 Wheels that will fit a narrow body at a reasonable price. I considered them but have not made up my...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-20-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By 993James993

will these fit a '99 C2?

Will the MY02 Five Spokes fit a '99 C2? If so, how much for the set?
Forum: 996 Forum
08-17-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By 993James993

Beautiful car! If it were me I would not worry...

Beautiful car! If it were me I would not worry about IMS bearing failure on a '99.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-31-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By 993James993

$400 from Pelican.

$400 from Pelican.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,848
Posted By 993James993

What is your motivation? What do you want? ...

What is your motivation? What do you want?

$38K for a 996 (even a 40th AE) without services records seems way too high. For that money you are in range of a 996 turbo.

Having said that, if the...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By 993James993

New Wevo engine mounts...wow what a difference!!!

Just installed new Wevo semi-solid mounts on my '99 C2 coupe. The OEM mounts had a build date of 2012 and 2013 and appear to be in good shape.

This is a huge improvement. The car seems more...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-30-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

I just did an oil change with Mobile 1 0w40. ...

I just did an oil change with Mobile 1 0w40.

Bring it on!!!
Forum: 996 Forum
07-29-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 36,798
Posted By 993James993

mine have arrived! can't wait to install them.

mine have arrived! can't wait to install them.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-26-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,112
Posted By 993James993

Do like I did, get a '99 with solid service...

Do like I did, get a '99 with solid service records and have a thorough PPI. Don't worry about IMS failure and drive the car. You'll be fine. And, as you have noticed, this is a snarky forum. ...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-23-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,651
Posted By 993James993

Tire Rack has the H&R coilovers at lower prices. ...

Tire Rack has the H&R coilovers at lower prices. The clubsport version was under $1700 when I looked earlier this week. If you want to be able to adjust your ride height it might be worth the extra...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By 993James993

Assuming that the truck has the proper engine and...

Assuming that the truck has the proper engine and was replaced by a reputable shop, why not? I take it that you like the vehicle and that is all that is holding you back.

Whatever you do, don't...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-18-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By 993James993

Does anyone know if the red plastic cover on the...

Does anyone know if the red plastic cover on the release lever can be ordered as a replacement? I could not find it in the PET.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-17-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,069
Posted By 993James993

Which car or cars are your referring to? ...

Which car or cars are your referring to? Magnus's air-cooled Porsche's? Or a 996? Not sure how many 996 he has, but one is certainly a GT3.

If you have the PSE exhaust you have a nice set up. ...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-17-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

Use a 0w40 or 5w50 engine oil. Porsche approves...

Use a 0w40 or 5w50 engine oil. Porsche approves Mobile 1 in both grades. In theory the 0w40 offers more protection in cold climates due to the 0w viscosity being able to lubricate in sub freezing...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-15-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,622
Posted By 993James993

That hurts! But it sounds like you have a worthy...

That hurts! But it sounds like you have a worthy replacement!
Forum: 996 Forum
07-15-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,622
Posted By 993James993

Bump. Any updates?

Bump. Any updates?
Forum: 996 Forum
07-15-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

Thanks! 5W-50, change interval 5000 miles/12...

Thanks!

5W-50, change interval 5000 miles/12 months, Blackstone analysis every change.

Appreciate everyone's input!
Forum: 996 Forum
07-15-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

I live in a really hot climate. 118 degrees a...

I live in a really hot climate. 118 degrees a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-14-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

Hey, I did a search and nothing much came up on...

Hey, I did a search and nothing much came up on the 996 forum. Go to the 993 forum if you love popcorn.

PS-Tony, my Fister D mufflers should ship next week. I got the ceramic coating.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-14-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,070
Posted By 993James993

What do you use for engine oil?

What are folks using for engine oil? I will soon need to change the oil on my '99 C2. For my earlier 911's I use Mobil 1 0W-40. Is that a good choice for the 3.4?

Thanks!
Forum: 996 Forum
07-13-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By 993James993

Wevos are en route!

Wevos are en route!
Forum: 996 Forum
07-13-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,854
Posted By 993James993

Thanks 5CHN3LL! Ordered a set from Pelican this...

Thanks 5CHN3LL! Ordered a set from Pelican this morning. My Fister D mufflers are arriving next week. I plan to order a GT2 Shifter and have some fun installing everything next weekend.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-13-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By 993James993

Wow! Love the Guards Red Aero! Beautiful Car!...

Wow! Love the Guards Red Aero! Beautiful Car! What wing does it have?
Forum: 996 Forum
07-11-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By 993James993

Thanks everyone! Based on the replies from...

Thanks everyone! Based on the replies from 5CH3LL, Vancouver996 and Dennis C. I've decided to go with the Wevo's.
Forum: 996 Forum
07-10-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By 993James993

Anyone convert to Wevo semi solid engine mounts?

I'm planning to exchange the engine mounts on my stock '99 C2. I'm leaning toward a semi solid set up and am considering the OEM RS mounts (which my son has on his 964) as well as the Wevo mounts. ...
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