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Forum: 991
05-24-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By DishoomX2

Congrats! It looks pretty loaded...keyless...

Congrats! It looks pretty loaded...keyless ignition, full leather, Burmester. These are 3 options (and Sport Design steering w/ paddle shifters) that I wish I had held out for...full leather will...
Forum: 991
05-06-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By DishoomX2

Thanks for the suggestion. I may have overlooked...

Thanks for the suggestion. I may have overlooked that bit of info. I added just over 1/2qt more and I'm now on the 2nd green bar from the bottom.
Forum: 991
05-06-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By DishoomX2

Oil level after DIY oil change

Thanks to helpful guides and YouTube videos, I was able to change the oil on my 2012 991.1 Carrera S on Saturday. Everything was pretty straight forward, but as others have mentioned, it can be a...
Forum: 991
03-29-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,078
Posted By DishoomX2

^^^ THIS! ^^^ Navigation systems in any...

^^^ THIS! ^^^

Navigation systems in any vehicle is pretty much worthless these days when you have better and more up to date technology on mobile phones. I would much rather pay for a way to have...
Forum: 991
03-07-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By DishoomX2

Wow, WTF? I thought the trim was actual...

Wow, WTF? I thought the trim was actual aluminum. A damn shame...I had seen wrinkling metallic finishes in the 80's/90's on GM vehicles, but not since then. In this case you don't get what you pay...
Forum: 991
03-06-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,975
Posted By DishoomX2

...or is it NHTSA? Whatever agency...I agree! ...

...or is it NHTSA? Whatever agency...I agree! Also hate that many vehicles these days don't have a dipstick. :banghead:



Prior to my 991.1, I had a BMW E60 550i, which was fairly easy to...
Forum: 991
03-06-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,975
Posted By DishoomX2

Those who DIY -- do you reset your oil...

Those who DIY -- do you reset your oil maintenance interval? If so, with what device?
Forum: 991
02-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 25,484
Posted By DishoomX2

It's absurd if you get asked how many Porsche's...

It's absurd if you get asked how many Porsche's you've owned. As 2010panny4S mentioned, a warranty is a warranty. Besides, you can throw any # out there - if you didn't previously purchase from them,...
Forum: 991
02-13-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 25,484
Posted By DishoomX2

Thanks for the info guys! This thread helped me...

Thanks for the info guys! This thread helped me get the door panels replaced on my 2012 911. In late November, I sent pics of the separating door panels to my SA, and was told it would take a couple...
Forum: 991
02-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By DishoomX2

BTW, for reference, this is what was completed in...

BTW, for reference, this is what was completed in the "4 YEAR SERVICE" as part my 2012 911's CPO. Prices are as of March 2017. Sorry, I wasn't sure how to make it appear in a table format.

QTY...
Forum: 991
02-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By DishoomX2

I recently hardwired a Uniden R3 in the same...

I recently hardwired a Uniden R3 in the same manner but could not get the wire to tuck under the A-pillar completely. I tried using a credit card as well as a plastic trim tool, but no luck. Seems...
Forum: 991
01-30-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DishoomX2

Thank you, sir! Much appreciated! :cheers: ...

Thank you, sir! Much appreciated! :cheers:

If the PDCC reservoir was in good shape at 60k, then I definitely shouldn't be worried at 21k!
Forum: 991
01-30-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DishoomX2

I'm a DIY'er to some extent...on other cars I've...

I'm a DIY'er to some extent...on other cars I've done oil changes, brake fluid, brake pads/rotors, coolant expansion tank, fuel filter, sway bar upgrade, etc. I've never done spark plugs or belt...
Forum: 991
01-30-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DishoomX2

Thanks. I did come across a maintenance interval...

Thanks. I did come across a maintenance interval which is one reason why I was curious whether anything needed to be done from a time perspective rather than mileage. It's my first Porsche, but...
Forum: 991
01-29-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DishoomX2

2012 991.1 w/ 21k miles - is 60k mi svc needed?

I purchased my 2012 991.1 C2S from the previous owner, this past November, with about 20,500 mi. The previous owner had purchased it CPO in March 2017 w/ around 12,500mi. From the service records,...
Forum: 991
01-25-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,361
Posted By DishoomX2

My cheap solution: $0.65 angle bracket + $5.95...

My cheap solution: $0.65 angle bracket + $5.95 magnetic phone mount (w/ swivel)

https://i.imgur.com/xE1JJQ3l.jpg

Test fit bracket. I just gently pried the console away from trim to create a...
Forum: 991
01-18-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,694
Posted By DishoomX2

Coincidentally, replacing the door panels is the...

Coincidentally, replacing the door panels is the very reason I'm taking my car to the Porsche dealership here in Jacksonville in a couple of weeks. It's my first time going there for any service...
Forum: 991
01-17-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,694
Posted By DishoomX2

Jacksonville, Florida? If so, there is only one...

Jacksonville, Florida? If so, there is only one Porsche dealership here, and they do not have a VW dealership as part of their group of dealerships.

In any event, sorry to hear of your troubles...
Forum: 991
11-07-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

LOL good questions! The day I drove it down from...

LOL good questions! The day I drove it down from NC to FL, it was still technically registered to the Seller. I drove it down with a copy of his registration and all the other paperwork. My insurance...
Forum: 991
11-06-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

UPDATE: I bought the vehicle yesterday! I...

UPDATE: I bought the vehicle yesterday!

I drove up to NC on Saturday, met up with the Seller on Sunday, and completed the transaction at Bank of America yesterday. The bank associate and branch...
Forum: 991
11-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

Thanks for your input. However, what you...

Thanks for your input. However, what you mentioned about the bank having physical possession is not 100% true in all cases. I called BofA and they told me that they DO NOT have possession of the...
Forum: 991
11-01-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

What I meant was that technically, the lien...

What I meant was that technically, the lien holder (ie bank) does not possess the title on premise, it is held electronically with the DMV. I see that you are in NC, where from what I've read,...
Forum: 991
11-01-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

Got it! Thanks for your input! One more...

Got it! Thanks for your input!

One more thing -- so on the title, the Seller can indicate the same odometer #'s as when we originally completed the Bill of Sale?
Forum: 991
11-01-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

The bank does not actually hold the title; the...

The bank does not actually hold the title; the DMV does. The bank has a lien on the title, which is released once they send DMV notification of lien satisfaction. Once the title is clear, it's my...
Forum: 991
11-01-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DishoomX2

This is my understanding as well. So bottom...

This is my understanding as well. So bottom line, any issue with completing a bill of sale, paying off Seller's loan plus + payment of remaining purchase price to Seller, and then wait for the...
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