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Forum: 991
03-14-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,310
Posted By Sporty

just can't stand the rear of the 991.2 with that...

just can't stand the rear of the 991.2 with that charbroil grill whereas i think the slats on the 991.1 is almost as nice as the back end of the 997. I have A 997.1 and will be test driving both...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-12-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Sporty

I agree. Just starting driving mine 80% more in...

I agree. Just starting driving mine 80% more in the winter after putting on some all-seasons and after 14 years (its a 2005) and only 32k on the clock. Boy do these cars/motors like to breath the...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-04-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,583
Posted By Sporty

and what size are the tires and wheels-they look...

and what size are the tires and wheels-they look perfect?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-21-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By Sporty

Why do you want studs- just use longer bolts? ...

Why do you want studs- just use longer bolts? FWIW i transferred my 15MM from the back to the front (replacing the 7MM on the front) Back went to 20MM after i had it lowered on Eibachs.
Noticed...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,747
Posted By Sporty

we are all intelligent enough (i hope) to know...

we are all intelligent enough (i hope) to know that there are often several ways to solve/address a problem without always knowing the very exact one specific cause of the problem given the many...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,834
Posted By Sporty

I would think that test driving the car the right...

I would think that test driving the car the right way would be one of the things that would lock in the sale ..... I would never buy a car, especially a used one, without driving it first. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 145,557
Posted By Sporty

Do spark plugs give any indication of potential...

Do spark plugs give any indication of potential scoring in terms of evident fouling ?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,747
Posted By Sporty

what do the spark plugs look like on a cylinder...

what do the spark plugs look like on a cylinder that has been scored - would it show signs of some fouling?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Sporty

would an inspection of the spark plugs give any...

would an inspection of the spark plugs give any indication in that a scored bore would be fouling a plug?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-20-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,555
Posted By Sporty

Could it be that our motors having horizontal...

Could it be that our motors having horizontal pistons makes a difference in the warm up procedure,that is, the fuel has more of an effect in the piston chambers during the idling time as a result ?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-12-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,981
Posted By Sporty

When I bought my 2005 C2 14 years ago I financed...

When I bought my 2005 C2 14 years ago I financed it with get this - a zero % until paid off $25k loan offer from Discover Card and used my home equity credit line that was running/averaging less...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-05-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 145,557
Posted By Sporty

Let Jake do his job. All will be answered in due...

Let Jake do his job. All will be answered in due and factual course when ready. It's not an entitlement that he shares this or any information for that matter its a privilege to us Rennlisters. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By Sporty

Nice story and looking car but you only put 2500...

Nice story and looking car but you only put 2500 miles on it? I And confused, you said you put down 42k for it but listed it for 40.5 k which was supposed to be more than you paid for it???
Forum: 997 Forum
01-31-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,049
Posted By Sporty

All those things I consider regular maintenance...

All those things I consider regular maintenance of long term ownership... So just curious. How many clutch jobs and "did you remove the IMS Bearing Grease Seal on the bearing during any of your...
Forum: 991
01-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sporty

Get some all seasons or snow tires and drive your...

Get some all seasons or snow tires and drive your 911 in the cold ; you don't know what you are missing -they love breathing in and out the cold air once warmed out. I used to not drive mine much...
Forum: 991
01-30-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,646
Posted By Sporty

So where/when does the NA 991.1 GTS pull ahead...

So where/when does the NA 991.1 GTS pull ahead (if ever)- going from 118 mph to say 150 mph and over a half mile/mile distance given the increased horsepower ?-just curious
Forum: 997 Forum
01-29-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By Sporty

What would be the end game when/if you sell? . ...

What would be the end game when/if you sell? . That is, say you put on 35k miles over the next few years on the 2006 for a total of 55k miles - what do you think you will get for it (plus...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-25-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 379,413
Posted By Sporty

Should rephrase - What happened to Germans...

Should rephrase - What happened to Germans being considered the epitome of engineering - perhaps just an old wive's tale?
Forum: 997 Forum
01-25-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 379,413
Posted By Sporty

Charles - thank you for your prompt response and...

Charles - thank you for your prompt response and detailed explanation. I am convinced now that I will have the seal removed at my next clutch job, I currently only have 31k miles on the car now. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-25-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 379,413
Posted By Sporty

Done, sent to LN and will update. Thanks

Done, sent to LN and will update. Thanks
Forum: 997 Forum
01-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 379,413
Posted By Sporty

LN engineering - Thank you very much for the...

LN engineering - Thank you very much for the insightful responses. My car is a late 2005 build which has the larger bearing 3.6L and will be due for a clutch in about 20k or more miles I estimate....
Forum: 997 Forum
01-24-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 379,413
Posted By Sporty

More details- are you the original owner ? did...

More details- are you the original owner ? did anyone ever track the car? How is the maintenance history? Hard to imagine no noise and "it was running fine" until you pulled things apart? Are...
Forum: 991
01-23-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,648
Posted By Sporty

Free Bird -when that guitar solo kicks in - you...

Free Bird -when that guitar solo kicks in - you downshift and punch it
and Call Me the Breeze - both by "Lynerd Scynard"
Forum: 997 Forum
01-17-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 145,557
Posted By Sporty

You know i'd like to know what all of you critics...

You know i'd like to know what all of you critics would have done differently and be specific. Bronz there are a lot worse things - spending $30k-50k on a child failing out of college the first...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-17-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Sporty

WSJ - full page (A6B) Ad blasting Porsche

Anybody see this ? blaming them for the VW mess and not setting things straight - wow. How about a recall for IMS and bore scoring ha ah
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