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Forum: 997 Forum
03-08-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By dgjks6

I used to only change coils when they went bad. ...

I used to only change coils when they went bad. But as my cars started to get more and more mileage I got sick of CELs. So I now replace the coils every other time.
Forum: 997 Forum
03-05-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By dgjks6

No vibrations with stick set up

No vibrations with stick set up
Forum: 997 Forum
03-03-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,081
Posted By dgjks6

For the 997.1 you can order a top on line and get...

For the 997.1 you can order a top on line and get it installed through autotops direct. The top is $600 and about 10 hours of labor for install. So looking in the $2-3,000 range. For some reason...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-01-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,081
Posted By dgjks6

I have from the service manual the cab maint...

I have from the service manual the cab maint requirements. Every 2 years you have to lube a bunch of places with different greases. Keeps it quiet.
Forum: 997 Forum
03-01-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,081
Posted By dgjks6

Agreed. The dark spots are “normal”. Mine had...

Agreed. The dark spots are “normal”. Mine had them when I got it and has not gotten worse. The tear is not normal. Budget some $$ for a new top. Reliability of the top is not an issue. As far as...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-27-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,810
Posted By dgjks6

Thank you. One oil to rule them all! It is...

Thank you. One oil to rule them all! It is actually my go to oil. I looked in all my bottles and they say SN only and when this thread stated I check their website and it was not there.

So you...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-24-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By dgjks6

The 0549 part number he mentioned is the correct...

The 0549 part number he mentioned is the correct part. The 997 parts diagrams have updated the PTX to the 0549
Forum: 996 Forum
02-23-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,828
Posted By dgjks6

Not mentioned here, is the car a stick or auto? ...

Not mentioned here, is the car a stick or auto?
If it is a stick then at 1% wait until you need to do the clutch and just add the bearing. Does not cost as much then.

BTW, I was one of the...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-22-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By dgjks6

Just got back from Naples and all I can say is...

Just got back from Naples and all I can say is holy crap. I literally saw 20 Ferrari's a day. All different models. And 911's? Every third car. I bet the instant oil change can service a 911
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By dgjks6

Step one is lubricate the screw kn the flaps. I...

Step one is lubricate the screw kn the flaps. I use a lithium based. Spray on and wipe off and do a few times. Also, put a towels behind the screw when you spray or you can get grease on the flap
Forum: 996 Forum
02-21-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By dgjks6

Towels over the dash

Towels over the dash
Forum: 997 Forum
02-21-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By dgjks6

Mine does that too. Been to the dealer multiple...

Mine does that too. Been to the dealer multiple times. Told it's normal. The clutch fluid change interval in 6yr/60k. Need a PIWIS to do it.

We have a PDK in the macan and it behaves...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By dgjks6

The Amazon euro 0w40 is not sn plus

The Amazon euro 0w40 is not sn plus
Forum: 997 Forum
02-21-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By dgjks6

If you drive in manual there is probably less...

If you drive in manual there is probably less wear. My car shifts a lot more in auto then it does when I do it
Forum: 997 Forum
02-21-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By dgjks6

The macan has a different pdk. Just one fluid...

The macan has a different pdk. Just one fluid to change.

The 12/120 gear oil in the pdk in the 997 is a drain and fill.
The clutch fluid needs a piwis
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By dgjks6

Long debate on whether it is possible. Some say...

Long debate on whether it is possible. Some say yes and some say no. You can find arguments for both.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,555
Posted By dgjks6

2008 535xi, twin turbo, direct injection. Kids...

2008 535xi, twin turbo, direct injection. Kids drove it for a few years. Sat outside. The youngest has to go out and start it and clean it. Probably idles 20 minutes every monrning from Dec-Feb. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,810
Posted By dgjks6

My car is still under warranty so I have to use...

My car is still under warranty so I have to use approved oils - A40

And if anyone finds an SN plus A40 let me know.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By dgjks6

10 years and almost 40K miles on the 997 My...

10 years and almost 40K miles on the 997

My wife's macan I swapped out pads at 50K front and rear. Almost as 100k miles and going to do front and rear pads and rotors.
Forum: 996 Forum
02-19-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By dgjks6

I top off or change all my cars with Prestone...

I top off or change all my cars with Prestone universal. BMW, GM, Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Jeep. Years and hundreds of thousand miles and no issues.

Actually I have looked for posts saying that...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-18-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,810
Posted By dgjks6

Here is what I find weird about oil threads in a...

Here is what I find weird about oil threads in a Porsche forum. If you recommend using a non Porsche fluid for the cooling system, differential, manual transmission, PDK, etc - people will go crazy...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 145,414
Posted By dgjks6

And now we go down the oil rabbit hole. Anyway,...

And now we go down the oil rabbit hole. Anyway, last year the API came up with a new rating category. SN plus, which is meant to protect against LSPI.

I spent the a couple minutes looking and...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-12-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,969
Posted By dgjks6

This thread has taken an interesting turn. And...

This thread has taken an interesting turn. And I agree. Nothing wrong with paying cash. However, I don’t have $60,000 laying around in a savings account or under my mattress. I wish I did. It’s...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-11-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,969
Posted By dgjks6

Same as doclouie said. You want you cash working...

Same as doclouie said. You want you cash working for you. Not against you. W

ex year one I invest the 55,000, I make 10% - I get $5500, less every year after that because you won’t have the...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-11-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,969
Posted By dgjks6

Cash? For a depreciating asset?

Cash? For a depreciating asset?
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