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Forum: 991
02-14-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,140
Posted By Rainier_991

Agreed. That would not be a bad move at all. ...

Agreed.
That would not be a bad move at all.
You get to keep the NA engine and boost it with TORQUE at any rev range right down to nothing. I'm sure Porsche can make it in a way you would not even...
Forum: 991
02-12-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,092
Posted By Rainier_991

We get 3 years free maintenance, extended...

We get 3 years free maintenance, extended warranty and roadside assist. This can be extended to 5 years at time of purchase at an extra cost ($5000).
After this it can be extended on an annual bases...
Forum: 991
11-21-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Rainier_991

Don't blame the Germans - it's your own...

Don't blame the Germans - it's your own Government you are paying those crazy import duties to.
Ours are roughly half that price here in South Africa - but only up to the C2S - after that we pay...
Forum: 991
10-29-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By Rainier_991

Perfectly normal and intended. Prevents the...

Perfectly normal and intended.
Prevents the rubber from sticking to the glass if you have a bit too much grime collected on the glass and don't like washing cars.
Does it every 10 power cycles or...
Forum: 991
10-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

Yes there ARE instructions as Suzy posted....

Yes there ARE instructions as Suzy posted. Translated into English these are the same as we get them here.

The point is: You guys in America get told not to exceed 4200 RPM. We do not get told...
Forum: 991
10-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

Yeah, the engines used in the 152's are pretty...

Yeah, the engines used in the 152's are pretty much the same still as my Grandfather would have used. Cost of certification prevents any meaningful modernisation of the fleet. The Bureaucrats won...
Forum: 991
10-29-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

Exactly my point. No honing to speak of. Nothing...

Exactly my point. No honing to speak of. Nothing more than the slightest roughing quite similar to burnishing. That's exactly what we do with our aircraft engine cylinders (the Nicasil ones). It's to...
Forum: 991
10-29-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

No specific break in instructions limiting RPM...

No specific break in instructions limiting RPM here either.
Essentially just somewhat vague instructions to take it easy for a while - similar to the German instructions.

Anyway, with super-human...
Forum: 991
10-28-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

Our cylinders are Nicasil treated types - are...

Our cylinders are Nicasil treated types - are they not ? There is no iron or steel sleeve with a rough honing pattern and the desired sharp edges.
This would imply that the method of high combustion...
Forum: 991
10-28-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,405
Posted By Rainier_991

I have both. Shift push me pull me on my...

I have both.
Shift push me pull me on my Panamera.
Paddles on my CS2

Paddles are way better.

You can get used to the buttons of course and after a while it is OK and one can even argue that...
Forum: 991
10-23-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,699
Posted By Rainier_991

Ha ! I was thinking you're crazy teaching...

Ha ! I was thinking you're crazy teaching somebody to drive a Porsche around a corner !
BTW, like "driving", "flying" is dead easy. Including getting into the air. It's the landing where things fall...
Forum: 991
10-22-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,335
Posted By Rainier_991

I added 1/2 a quart before first oil service. ...

I added 1/2 a quart before first oil service.
Nothing since then.

It depends a bit on how you park the car. Boxers tend to use oil. Park it at a bank angle (say on the side of a road) often and...
Forum: 991
10-22-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,333
Posted By Rainier_991

Chuck, don't spoil a perfectly good conspiracy...

Chuck,
don't spoil a perfectly good conspiracy theory and discussion topic with logic and common sense. Porsche laid down the law. Does not have to make sense. Does not have to be right either....
Forum: 991
10-22-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,699
Posted By Rainier_991

Chuck, nice writeup. Like it. If you think...

Chuck,
nice writeup. Like it.
If you think THAT is the limit of instructor terror - try instructing landing an airplane.
Would LOVE to read your write-up after that. I'm sure there will be many...
Forum: 991
10-21-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 123,408
Posted By Rainier_991

52, what's a "job" ?

52, what's a "job" ?
Forum: 991
10-16-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,518
Posted By Rainier_991

Since its quick to do I gave it a try yesterday -...

Since its quick to do I gave it a try yesterday - removing the foam (C2S).

Put the foam back.

No difference. My decibel meter confirms that.
Very slight bias towards higher frequencies with...
Forum: 991
10-16-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By Rainier_991

Ha ha ! That's funny... :roflmao:

Ha ha !
That's funny...
:roflmao:
Forum: 991
10-16-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,092
Posted By Rainier_991

Never say never. Mercedes is buying a stake...

Never say never.

Mercedes is buying a stake in Aston Martin and new Astons will be fitted with Merc engines.
Who would have thought that !

Audi is making the Lambo livable and reliable.
Who...
Forum: 991
10-09-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,706
Posted By Rainier_991

The base amp is OK. However, after I pulled the...

The base amp is OK.
However, after I pulled the panels to fix some rattles and squeeks and had a good look at the speakers I am frankly disgusted by Porsche installing such crap into an expensive...
Forum: 991
10-08-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 30,319
Posted By Rainier_991

No I did not request anything. I took it for the...

No I did not request anything. I took it for the 10.000Km oil service and they told me my car was marked for a "campain" to do with the PDK and engine control unit. The service manager could not tell...
Forum: 991
10-04-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,036
Posted By Rainier_991

Did the same and same conclusion. Until I...

Did the same and same conclusion.

Until I tried the SPASM that is. Then I checked the SPASM and unchecked the PDCC.

Rainier
Forum: 991
10-03-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 85,912
Posted By Rainier_991

Same here. I never really liked the Turbo -...

Same here.
I never really liked the Turbo - those side intakes have always looked "patched on" to me. Now the new Turbo is slightly changing it so it is a bit better - but still looks out of place...
Forum: 991
10-03-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By Rainier_991

Croissants, muffins, all sorts of other goodies...

Croissants, muffins, all sorts of other goodies and really, really good coffee !
Yes, one way to sweeten the bill - don't for one second think that it's "free".

Rainier
Forum: 991
09-30-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 30,319
Posted By Rainier_991

No more issues at all since I had my PDK updated....

No more issues at all since I had my PDK updated.
It's great. Quick off the line in just the right way. No more need to try and fake it in some other way.
Also better behaviour when overtaking fast...
Forum: 991
09-27-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,571
Posted By Rainier_991

Porsches fix is to clad them with thin self...

Porsches fix is to clad them with thin self adhesive felt. This works well for the rear.
The fronts however are a bit more tricky.
I fixed mine by simply readjusting the neck. Loosen a bolt below...
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