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Forum: 997 Forum
06-09-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,265
Posted By Racetwin2

I am quite happy. To me the 997 is a sports car...

I am quite happy. To me the 997 is a sports car and not engineered like a passenger car. Engine at the rear causes all kinds of challenges with available space, accessibility etc. My coolant cap...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-02-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Racetwin2

Front brake pads replacement advice

Just did major service with new coils, plugs, belt, water pump, two rear tyres, wipers, wheel alignment.

However I realise I need to replace front brake pads as they are OK but I will drive some...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-02-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Racetwin2

Welcome to 997 section and owneeship. Looks...

Welcome to 997 section and owneeship.

Looks like Cocoa interior on Carrara white. If so i have the same. I also did the PTX change two years ago and I even found out that they do this now as std...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-01-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,658
Posted By Racetwin2

S Manual tranny Full leather Also Bose was...

S
Manual tranny
Full leather
Also Bose was a plus
Sports exhaust or PSE
Forum: 997 Forum
05-27-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By Racetwin2

Proclip angled mount plus magnet. Thin plate at...

Proclip angled mount plus magnet. Thin plate at the back of the phone.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-07-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By Racetwin2

What I have read in many posts is that Gundo plus...

What I have read in many posts is that Gundo plus X-pipes in a 997.2 gives roughly same sound as 997.1 with Gundo. Many don't think Gundo is enough on. 997.2

997.2 is more quiet than 997.1 (from...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-02-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,663
Posted By Racetwin2

If it disappears after a few seconds it's just...

If it disappears after a few seconds it's just oil filling up engine. Hydraulic Lifters are known to have this ticking noise sometimes. As previous poster said changing oil can help. It's cheap and...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-18-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Racetwin2

I have just few rules: I don't lug the engine -...

I have just few rules:
I don't lug the engine - ever!
No higher rpm:s than 3.000 until engine oil is fully warmed up.

I agree that engine is happy around 3.000 rpm. Works fine to daily drive...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-20-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By Racetwin2

You USED THE CUPHOLDERS 😱 And eating in the...

You USED THE CUPHOLDERS 😱

And eating in the car

It's now a total loss :D

Jokes aside - Welcome to a great forum. You will learn a lot here and find good and informative post to enjoy your...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,702
Posted By Racetwin2

Googled: ...

Googled:
...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-09-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Racetwin2

First drive of season & small upgrade

Finally spring and first drive of the season.

My Original Moll battery died last autumn so now I upgraded for a Varta AGM and also a CTEK battery sense monitor to monitor battery charging via...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-04-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Racetwin2

My take on this is that it's just an indication....

My take on this is that it's just an indication. As pressure varies with Rpm it's just an indication. When engine is cold it's always up on full,

When idling a warm engine it's most common around...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-13-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Racetwin2

My feeling is that millennials have a different...

My feeling is that millennials have a different view.

My observation is that anything that looks sporty is a sports car to some of them. Even a 140 hp Celica. I talked to someone who said all...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-06-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,052
Posted By Racetwin2

If you look at pure numbers, probably. But all...

If you look at pure numbers, probably. But all 997.1:s have a lot more mileage and I also don't know about difference in sales volumes.

It's similar as with PDK. In the beginning everyone said...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-06-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,052
Posted By Racetwin2

If you read the quite technical but very...

If you read the quite technical but very interesting article from Hartech they also recommend it from their experience in the same way Jake Raby / Flat 6 innovations does.

It is all about cylinder...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Racetwin2

There are partial bypass (Gundo, Fister) and full...

There are partial bypass (Gundo, Fister) and full bypass I believe. Search YouTube and you will find examples of the sound difference.

Gundo/Fister is by far the most common and is almost std...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,018
Posted By Racetwin2

Yes - You have to plug both. Not huge airflow I...

Yes - You have to plug both. Not huge airflow I believe but anyway It's much easier with the silicone hose and super easy job and no worries. You can clean the throttle body while you are there. The...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,018
Posted By Racetwin2

Not that I know as intake is different. Of cause...

Not that I know as intake is different. Of cause you might replace whole intake but then budget is probably 20-50x these solutions.

I know many with 997.2 go for x-pipes but that is more for the...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By Racetwin2

Great! Subscribed. Still debating with myself if...

Great! Subscribed. Still debating with myself if I should do it myself or at the dealer.

Will most likely do cold temp thermostat as well. Good idea as you say to also do engine mounts. Will do it...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,018
Posted By Racetwin2

P.s. in the kit it's an aluminium plug so it will...

P.s. in the kit it's an aluminium plug so it will for sure not be sucked in.

I didn't change any filters etc an run things stock. High performance filters covered with oil will just cause problems...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-04-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,018
Posted By Racetwin2

I assume you have a 997.1? No risk - its...

I assume you have a 997.1?

No risk - its litterally a 10 minute job. Also fully reversible in 10 minutes. I bought a kit from Design911 for about 100 Euro:
...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-02-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 18,781
Posted By Racetwin2

Raw material will not be sufficient in the...

Raw material will not be sufficient in the beginning to supply while demand. Also the question about recycling batteries will pop up sooner or later and also the cost for that. As long as volumes are...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By Racetwin2

Cabrio or coupe? Cabrios need cleaning of...

Cabrio or coupe?

Cabrios need cleaning of the rear drain holes regularly. Usually water end up in the rear passenger floor and eventually under the driver seat floor.

Did you replace windscreen...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-27-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 253,760
Posted By Racetwin2

But there is a magnet at the bottom of the oil...

But there is a magnet at the bottom of the oil filter housing or am I wrong? Shouldn't metal particles gather there?
Forum: 997 Forum
12-25-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,842
Posted By Racetwin2

Here are a few pics. The top sometimes look black...

Here are a few pics. The top sometimes look black in certain lights. The Vette C7 Stingray is my brothers :)
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