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Today, 03:49 PM
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Posted By DBJoe996

You may have to dig around a bit here...

You may have to dig around a bit here https://workshop-manuals.com/porsche/
Or here https://cardiagn.com/porsche-911-carrera-966-service-repair-manual-pdf/
cut and paste the google drive link. ...
Forum: 996 Forum
Today, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By DBJoe996

I downloaded the repair manuals and wiring...

I downloaded the repair manuals and wiring diagrams as pdf files from somewhere for free. Can't remember where but I'll take a look. I tried to upload the pdf's but they are too large.
Forum: 996 Forum
Today, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By DBJoe996

Some tall people have pulled out the "stops" on...

Some tall people have pulled out the "stops" on the drivers seat rails so they can move the seat back further. I have heard that gains about 2 inches more the seat can be moved backwards.
Forum: 996 Forum
Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By DBJoe996

I'm not 100% certain, but I think the edge...

I'm not 100% certain, but I think the edge protector goes on the sharp metal edge on the rear of the sunroof opening so that when opening the sunroof the edge doesn't drag on the sunroof lining. ...
Forum: 996 Forum
Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By DBJoe996

Maybe the edge protector...goes along the back...

Maybe the edge protector...goes along the back side of the sunroof opening
see here #23 http://www.autoatlanta.com/porsche-parts/hardparts.php?dir=996-99-05&section=811-00
Forum: 996 Forum
Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By DBJoe996

As a simple answer - no. No mention of IMSB (the...

As a simple answer - no. No mention of IMSB (the B is for bearing) replacement.
As part of the class action lawsuit settlement, Porsche replaced entire engines. They did not have a program for IMSB...
Forum: 996 Forum
Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By DBJoe996

A little drop of blue locktite would probably...

A little drop of blue locktite would probably help on those bolts/screws. I think I did that after cleaning out the ICV.
Forum: 996 Forum
05-22-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By DBJoe996

Very detailed. Thanks for sharing. Glad you got...

Very detailed. Thanks for sharing. Glad you got it working....don't forget to check your sunroof drains.
Forum: 996 Forum
05-21-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By DBJoe996

I'll pay the postage just to help resolve this...

I'll pay the postage just to help resolve this mystery.
Forum: 996 Forum
05-21-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By DBJoe996

When the AOS gives up a lot of engine oil, or...

When the AOS gives up a lot of engine oil, or coolant, or both gets dumped into the intake. When that is sucked into the combustion chambers, it is noncompressible and is sounds like someone dumped...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-21-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By DBJoe996

It is not proper forum etiquette to leave us...

It is not proper forum etiquette to leave us hanging....unless you're at the bank applying for a loan to disassemble and rebuild your engine. :corn:
Forum: 996 Forum
05-21-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By DBJoe996

If you thought that was a challenge, replacing...

If you thought that was a challenge, replacing the AOS with engine in the car is one of the most challenging PITA jobs I have ever done. I've wrenched on machines/cars/ships for 45 years, and this...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-20-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By DBJoe996

The door latch mechanism has at least 3...

The door latch mechanism has at least 3 non-serviceable microswitches on it. More than likely one of them is failing. So you probably need a whole new latch mechanism. Fortunately they have come...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-19-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By DBJoe996

Ummm...I have no idea what you are saying or...

Ummm...I have no idea what you are saying or trying to explain. What is a pilot change? What does that mean?
Any recent service history? Transmission fluid change?
Forum: 996 Forum
05-18-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By DBJoe996

Maybe someone with eyes on can figure out where...

Maybe someone with eyes on can figure out where those pieces came from inside the engine...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By DBJoe996

^^I think I'm in agreement. Something is broken....

^^I think I'm in agreement. Something is broken. That is not the ordinary aluminum slag from casting. And with all the sharp edges, that was not puked out through the oil pump. I blew up the...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-18-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By DBJoe996

Carfax is an independent web-based service. Many...

Carfax is an independent web-based service. Many small shops and even some dealers never report anything to Carfax. Quick lube places don't report anything either. If the car was in an accident...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-16-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By DBJoe996

See if this thread helps...

See if this thread helps https://www.renntech.org/topic/4913-carrera-logo-location/
Forum: 996 Forum
05-16-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 164,456
Posted By DBJoe996

Clip the zip tie and unplug the red wire spade. ...

Clip the zip tie and unplug the red wire spade. So if everything still works.
Forum: 996 Forum
05-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Forum: 996 Forum
05-15-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By DBJoe996

Strange. On my 99 C2, I can manually unlock the...

Strange. On my 99 C2, I can manually unlock the door (which I have to do every time because my key fob gave up remote 10 years ago), put the key in my pocket and can go about my business, loading...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By DBJoe996

So, in theory, you could go to the dealer, have a...

So, in theory, you could go to the dealer, have a laser key cut and have an RFID pill programmed in the key, and that will work. You can unlock the door with the key and the ignition will work. The...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By DBJoe996

I think I remember that a Porsche dealer can...

I think I remember that a Porsche dealer can obtained the original key code from Stuttgart (factory), provided that it is an original VIN, key and immobilizer. And they need to have your car. They...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-14-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By DBJoe996

High Beam H7, 55W Low Beam H7, 55W Fog Lights...

High Beam H7, 55W
Low Beam H7, 55W
Fog Lights H7, 55W
Parking Light W 5 W
Turn Signal Light P 21 W
From the owners manual

Pop out the headlights again and reseat them
Check all fuses in row...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-13-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By DBJoe996

Did the indy drop the engine? And did he properly...

Did the indy drop the engine? And did he properly refill the coolant? Sounds like you have an air pocket in the system, or could be he forgot to reconnect the temperature sensor. or both.
The two...
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