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06-28-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,949
Posted By philooo

Warning graphic content below ... not for the...

Warning graphic content below ... not for the faint of hear ...

this is the condition they are in right now.

I hope a good cleaning will bring them back to new, but they sat for a bit under an...
06-27-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,949
Posted By philooo

Ping on these wheels. They have been stored...

Ping on these wheels. They have been stored outside for 2 years now, they look like crap and I need them to go to a better home. They need a real good cleaning to get back to where they looked...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-05-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,795
Posted By philooo

On my 996 the trick is to keep the center...

On my 996

the trick is to keep the center button pressed
it will tilt the sunroof at first
keep pressing thenit will open it
keepnpressing then it will close back
you are now ready to enjoy...
04-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By philooo

these system are a steal at the cost they are...

these system are a steal at the cost they are now...
so cheap that I believe I actually put them in the thrash a few weeks back ... or in my storage, if I ever put my hands back on them I'll list...
Forum: 996 Forum
03-25-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 34,819
Posted By philooo

I personally sent my set of gt3 factory bilstein...

I personally sent my set of gt3 factory bilstein (see pic above) to be rebuilt by Bilstein in California a few years back...took like 2 or 3 months to get done ...not sure if they still do it.. it...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-04-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,618
Posted By philooo

awesome idea. I actually like the muffler showing...

awesome idea. I actually like the muffler showing off ;) cool modified look ;) ... but why did you go all around the muffler with the pipes when it looks like you could have connected straight from...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-07-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,071
Posted By philooo

I have not checked in for a while, but I am sad...

I have not checked in for a while, but I am sad learnign about the news, I recall reading many of his post and it was really cool to see him jump back into the 997.2 he always wanted...

RIP !
Forum: 996 Forum
06-09-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,086
Posted By philooo

this really look awesome ! amazon job restoring a...

this really look awesome ! amazon job restoring a 99'
Only thing I am not a fan are the two tone seats, everything else, looks stunning especially the carbon fiber parts !
04-30-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 95,401
Posted By philooo

I am watingbto see more people make the jump with...

I am watingbto see more people make the jump with the headlight washer thing removed

but the washer thingy is needed to keep the headlight water tight

without it, if water reach that area it...
Forum: 996 Forum
03-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,086
Posted By philooo

Where did you source the carbon fiber parts ? ...

Where did you source the carbon fiber parts ?

I have never seen the full front cowl in carbon fiber like yours very nice !
Forum: 996 Forum
03-06-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By philooo

foggy morning pictures of the 996

Ok let's show your foggy pics of the 996. I caught a rare fog down here in south florida and got these shots.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fu2pwb5t5hjava8/IMG_2365.jpg?raw=1
...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-04-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,758
Posted By philooo

I worked mine with the 3M kit, they were SEVERY...

I worked mine with the 3M kit, they were SEVERY scratched and they came up perfect. I had to start with pretty heavy sanpaper, I believe 400 as well, which mean a lot of work but great results.

I...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-01-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By philooo

the passenger window was a trial before I get to...

the passenger window was a trial before I get to the 'more visible' driver door'. I really did not have to change the regulator, as the windows was simply loose from one of the clamp but I figured if...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By philooo

I have moved the window up and down a couple of...

I have moved the window up and down a couple of times and the cable grinding noise is gone. I am still not very excited about the fact that it was noisy in the first place but I figure I can do it...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-30-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By philooo

I bought the URO part :) :S.... I always had...

I bought the URO part :) :S....
I always had good luck with 'equivalent' parts, sometime better than factory..but on this one I wonder if I got a bad one ;( ...or if I did break something... I was...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-30-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By philooo

New window regulator..more noisy than before..

ok I just installed a new window regulator as my window started to creak badly when going up and down...

problem is that the new regulator is in and it makes just as much noise, I'd say even...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-25-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,347
Posted By philooo

There is really nothing pre-emptive that is...

There is really nothing pre-emptive that is needed, and if you get started replacing thigns before they fail then the list gets longer and loooonger.

water pump may be the only item I would worry...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-24-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,288
Posted By philooo

Take it with a grain of salt, I have not dealt...

Take it with a grain of salt, I have not dealt with Vertex but...

I am local to them and visited their showroom once in Miami. the place looked really sketchy at best. I would personally not trust...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-24-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By philooo

did you guys do anything to help keep the finish...

did you guys do anything to help keep the finish smooth on paint chips ? is sanding enough to make it look 'flush' ?

I have a set of wheels but they are pretty beat up (track use), tons of chips...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-17-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By philooo

did you 'make' the usb bracket ? or did you...

did you 'make' the usb bracket ? or did you happen to find something off the shelves that fit the location ? if so please share a link ;)
Forum: 996 Forum
01-17-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,956
Posted By philooo

First day.. just take it easy, just don't push...

First day.. just take it easy, just don't push anything past 70%.

That will give you space for mistakes and keep the car cool.

The biggest mistake is to try to feel the limit on first day,...
01-17-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,868
Posted By philooo

I don't understand people waiting summer to buy...

I don't understand people waiting summer to buy these cars.
You will certainly miss the car you want, or go all summer still looking for the one.
It takes quite a bit of time to find the car you...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-15-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,110
Posted By philooo

please report on sound quality after the...

please report on sound quality after the installation.
I can't recall anybody commenting on keeping the stock speakers
Forum: 996 Forum
01-08-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By philooo

one more thing when you remove the sunroof button...

one more thing when you remove the sunroof button cover.
remove the screw as in the pelican diy, but be carefull in pulling it out
pull downward the cover from the rear.
then the front piece...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-08-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By philooo

looking good, can you share how much you paid for...

looking good, can you share how much you paid for it ? I am curious about value as my car is pretty close to yours.
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