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Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,196
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

It's one mis-shift the way I see it. The range...

It's one mis-shift the way I see it. The range 5 and 6 happened in the hundreds of a second. With 1000 hrs since it's a sign of how robust these engines are.

I'd feel even better if I saw a...
Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,196
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I just noticed part of the sales text - "The...

I just noticed part of the sales text - "The exterior paint and panels are all original except for the front bumper which was refinished by the previous owner because he didn't want the front license...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-14-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

You can't buy directly from Fidelity - only from...

You can't buy directly from Fidelity - only from brokers and dealers. Most offer 55% and change off 'retail'.

The window for getting new Fidelity warranties on 997s may be ending, one broker I...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-14-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

My current understanding is warm up under load...

My current understanding is warm up under load (driving) under 3k rpm until 175 oil temp. Letting the car just idle in place can dilute cylinder wall lubrication. Do not do hard accelerations after...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-14-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I found one of these in a rental car and came...

I found one of these in a rental car and came home and bought several. They grab the hvac vents and hold the phone very well.

In the 911 I put the phone in the center console bin,
...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,385
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

2 P cars bought in the last year - 1 sold. ...

2 P cars bought in the last year - 1 sold.

Have money ready. Important for both sides.

Like the previous owner more than you like the car - this leaves a lot of dealers out of the equation.
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Forum: 997 Forum
06-14-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Laser shifters??? Do like the rest of us men in...

Laser shifters??? Do like the rest of us men in Porsches and just outrun them to the county line. :burnout:

Seriously though - with coolant and smoke issues you shouldn't be driving the car...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

All of a sudden I want a Cayenne.

All of a sudden I want a Cayenne.
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I went with this one as I intend to keep the car...

I went with this one as I intend to keep the car a long time and with a 3 yr old son - it's only a question of time before he does something silly like lean a bike up against it.

I don't want...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 62,036
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Is anyone keeping score and who's in the lead ? ...

Is anyone keeping score and who's in the lead ? TY
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

If you get a wood interior you'll have to take a...

If you get a wood interior you'll have to take a Pledge.

(my apologies - couldn't be helped)
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,030
Views: 661,053
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Many seller scams have a "too good to be true...

Many seller scams have a "too good to be true price" and a seller out of country for various reasons. I would be EXTREMELY cautious or not even waste your time.

According to game theory and...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

My heart sinks anytime I hear of a kaboom. ...

My heart sinks anytime I hear of a kaboom. Hopefully, you can share more of your experience and help prevent others from having the same heartache.

Did you PPI - look at overrev - etc ? Please...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I have a tire observation after almost spinning...

I have a tire observation after almost spinning off a mountainside in Utah during a snowstorm.....

Even with AWD, it only takes about 2" of snow to defeat a set of relatively new P-Zeros.
...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,411
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I have the disease and love them all. The one I...

I have the disease and love them all. The one I have, the one I had, and the metallic forest green with wood interior that's out there somewhere and a polar met with Carrera red leather. (but...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-11-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,411
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

I think it's a good analysis. When I went...

I think it's a good analysis. When I went looking for a well optioned 997.2 4S cab in May of 2019, they were asking 6-10k more than in March of 2018. Could be seasonality being closer to summer,...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-11-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

After every storm there's a Rennbow.

You can submit photos of your car for each color.

https://www.rennbow.org/colorwiki
...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-11-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,477
Views: 1,195,288
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Took my car into RAC Performance in Carrollton...

Took my car into RAC Performance in Carrollton Texas and had them flush the brake fluid. I also scheduled catch up maintenance 2 weeks from now for everything due at 6 years. They were great and...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-11-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

There are a lot of variables in Fidelity pricing...

There are a lot of variables in Fidelity pricing - age of car, current mileage and the deductibles and coverage levels/terms. I've seen the MSRPs of some warranties over $18k but of course you'll...
06-10-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,185
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Looks like a great car in very good shape. Well...

Looks like a great car in very good shape. Well done. Persistence and patience pays off.

PS- your photo didn't load in post above.
Forum: 997 Forum
06-10-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,040
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Brainz - thank you for the guidance. As a note...

Brainz - thank you for the guidance. As a note the near blackouts ( G-force induced loss of consciousness, G-LOC) occurred before I started the KETO and in fact were the wake up call of evidence...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-10-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Wow.... that's an awful lot of Flammpunkt! ...

Wow.... that's an awful lot of Flammpunkt!

Hopefully a Dr. will prescribe some antibiotics to clear that up.
06-09-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

For those that use the back up jack stands -...

For those that use the back up jack stands - where do you place them being that the jack points are being used by the QJ?
06-09-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Right there with you. I can't afford to swap and...

Right there with you. I can't afford to swap and don't want to. BTW - ALS does 10 UOAs for $172.

https://rennlist.com/forums/997-forum/1146428-a-blackstone-uoa-alternative-10-for-172-a.html
Forum: 997 Forum
06-09-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By MexicoBlueTurboS

Yeah ------ photos needed. Personally, I could...

Yeah ------ photos needed. Personally, I could look at Porsche blues all day long.
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