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Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,343
Posted By Wayne Smith

I'm sensing a theme with the photo shoot...

I'm sensing a theme with the photo shoot location!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Wayne Smith

Edit ... Sorry, just reread your post and...

Edit ... Sorry, just reread your post and realized your car didn't auto heal (replaced sender and problem still exists). I now assume you flat bedded the car to the dealer. I'd worry about number 4...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-16-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8,322
Views: 1,160,082
Posted By Wayne Smith

Whenever you're ready 8)

Whenever you're ready 8)
Forum: 997 Forum
05-13-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,982
Posted By Wayne Smith

Site inspection tomorrow. Work Tuesday. Fairly...

Site inspection tomorrow. Work Tuesday. Fairly open Wednesday. Helping swap some seatbelts Thursday. I think Friday is open as well.

Everything you list we can handle while the oil drains.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-12-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,982
Posted By Wayne Smith

Pictures or it never happened (got fixed that...

Pictures or it never happened (got fixed that is)!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-12-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,982
Posted By Wayne Smith

Yep ... This!!!

Yep ... This!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-11-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

Good info all!!! Thanks 8)

Good info all!!! Thanks 8)
Forum: 997 Forum
05-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

I thought it was pretty much decided that idling...

I thought it was pretty much decided that idling these motors to warm them up creates all kinds of other problems ... Start and drive off gently almost immediately.

Not trying to be difficult...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-11-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

Exactly what keeps me away from Auto X. It takes...

Exactly what keeps me away from Auto X. It takes ten miles at 70 mph on the freeway to reach temperature and I'm not willing to jump on the throttle before that.

How do people work around this...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-10-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

Check this link ... ...

Check this link ...

http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?62158-Can-someone-defone-quot-collapsed-skirt-quot


Essentially a collapsed skirt is when the skirt of the piston has actually...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-08-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

OK, I'm a but confused by these last posts ... ...

OK, I'm a but confused by these last posts ...

Previous posts regarding oil consumption have resulted in responses that state that Porsche specification allows 1 liter per 1,000 miles (or...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Wayne Smith

2009 was the last year of the Mezger motor in the...

2009 was the last year of the Mezger motor in the 997 Turbo. Many believe that's the sweet spot ... 997.2 with Mezger. Especially if you are going with a manual transmission. The Mezger does not...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,997
Posted By Wayne Smith

Just keep track of the units and cross cancel...

Just keep track of the units and cross cancel when possible. Everything else works out automatically and you can get from any starting point to whatever end result you desire 8)

And yes, if the...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-05-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By Wayne Smith

I keep reading this without wanting to say it ......

I keep reading this without wanting to say it ... But ... Rodent damage. The little beasts get into the unseen crannies and chew wires creating all kinds of havoc.

Squirrels built a nest in my...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-05-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,997
Posted By Wayne Smith

Just playing with the numbers ... Figure that...

Just playing with the numbers ... Figure that each of these 40 units could cycle at a 4 week rate (ship to dealer, be replaced, ship back to warehouse, ship for repair, be repaired, shipped back to...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Wayne Smith

I have done 17 oil changes over 85K miles on my...

I have done 17 oil changes over 85K miles on my 2010 C4S PDK. Every time I've drained 7.5 quarts and added 7.5 quarts. Before and after measurements have always been one bar up from low.

I prefer...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-04-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Wayne Smith

Great information. Thanks for the share!!!

Great information. Thanks for the share!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-03-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By Wayne Smith

May want to check this more carefully. While...

May want to check this more carefully. While anything that works can fail the PDK has been pretty bullet proof. More like .15% rather than 100 times that.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-02-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

What's the timing on that Continental USA...

What's the timing on that Continental USA perimeter drive? I'm remodeling for a few months but might be available come Fall. Got to take a few benefits with retirement!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-01-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Wayne Smith

Those look like delta pressure readings rather...

Those look like delta pressure readings rather than absolute. It looks like someone added air at some point or you elevated the temperature while driving.

Go into the TPMS settings. There is an...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-01-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Wayne Smith

Oil only at 60K miles. Oil and pan at 120K miles....

Oil only at 60K miles. Oil and pan at 120K miles.

Some 2009 cars had thread problems on the drain plug and required a new pan and plug at 60K.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 220,557
Posted By Wayne Smith

Thanks Bronz. It sounds like the injectors...

Thanks Bronz.

It sounds like the injectors on the 997.2 may be better than anticipated. Just keep the Techron flowing!!!

Short of seeing specific evidence to the contrary it also appears that...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-29-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By Wayne Smith

The heated steering wheel is a part of the multi...

The heated steering wheel is a part of the multi function wheel with shift buttons rather than paddles. I've got heating on my USA 2010 C4S PDK. It is nice to have, especially with arthritic...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-27-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,407
Posted By Wayne Smith

Thanks for the update 8)

Thanks for the update 8)
Forum: 997 Forum
04-25-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By Wayne Smith

Air filter, cabin filter, wiper blades, brake...

Air filter, cabin filter, wiper blades, brake fluid flush, ...
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